Archive for February 13th, 2009


Friday, February 13th, 2009
Yankees Rumors & News

There weren’t any performances this week worthy of the Hot Stove Player of the Week (well, maybe Zach Parise), so we’re going to go with an all Hot Stove Schmuck of the Week edition. Spring training is on the way, but all we’re hearing about is steroids (thanks Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Miguel Tejada and our grand winner for this week, Alex Rodriguez). There isn’t any prize this week. When you’re a schmuck, you don’t get a prize.

Schmuck of the Week

Alex Rodriguez: A-Roid, A-Fraud, A-Fill-in-the-Blank is dominating the headlines this week. Are you ready for one big distraction, Yankees? He lied, cheated, claimed he didn’t really know what he was taking and only took whatever it was during his Texas Rangers years. His interview was one smooth piece of PR, but just raised more questions, and he, like every other guilty player, only confessed after being caught. You don’t get any points for that. If he spent his career just playing baseball instead of narcissistically being preoccupied with his marketability, public image and legacy, he …

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