Listen closely to John Mozeliak. His message is loud and clear: Don’t hate the playa, hate the game. The player is Jhonny Peralta. The game is Major League Baseball.
This week I read the “inside story” of how the NFL’s plan for its first openly gay player fell apart. The story came with a short disclaimer about the reporting. It said:
Robinson Cano is not the answer to the New York Mets problems.
When the Baltimore Orioles visit Safeco Park in Seattle next July you have to wonder if Buck Showalter might go sifting through the press room to find Asuka Iinuma …