(Yawn) Have you ever heard the old saying, “the more things change, the more they stay the same”? Well, if you are a fan of the Texas Rangers, it’s the same old settle for the obsolete player that no one else wants. It’s always an obsolete player that wants to come to Texas and rob the MLB team bank.
Several media outlets reported Sunday that Texas will sign Andruw Jones to a minor league deal that will pay him $500,000 if he makes the major league team. He also will have the chance to make $1 million in incentives.
Jones reportedly turned down an offer from the New York Yankees to compete for an outfield spot. A source told the New York Post that Jones picked the Rangers so he could work with batting coach Rudy Jaramillo.
“He’s certainly been a superstar for quite a few years,” Rangers manager Ron Washington said, according to MLB.com. “These past few years have been down for him, but I like the fact that he brings 10 Gold Gloves, he’s a winner and he fits well into our clubhouse. He has something to prove. We’ve got him in camp now, we’ll see where he goes from here.”
Cough, cough (gag)
You have to love springtime in Arlington. Hell, he can’t even spell his name right.
Rangers, Jones agree to deal (ESPN.Com)