When GM Jim Bowden was fired last year, I figured all the bonehead moves by the Washington Nationals would come to an end. Unfortunately for Nationals fans, even with a new GM on board, those bonehead moves continue. According to Ronald Blum of the Associated Press, the Nationals signed 38-year-old catcher Ivan ôPudgeö Rodriguez to a two-year, $6 million contract. Rodriguez will receive three million in each year of the contract. The Nationals really canÆt be serious. Does Scott Boras (RodriguezÆs agent) have naked pictures of NationalsÆ GM Mike RizzoÆs wife? He must have because that is the only explanation I can think of for such a move. This is right up there with Omar Minya giving a 43-year-old Julio Franco a two-year deal a couple of years ago. It just makes no sense. The ...
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Article written by Adam Bernacchio