Cliff Lee: The Mariners are in last place in the AL West and are expected to deal pitcher Cliff Lee in the coming days/weeks before he leaves for free agency at season’s end. “The Mets, Dodgers and Rangers have inquired on Lee, according to major-league sources. Many in the industry project the Twins as the front-runner. The Yankees, currently set with five starters, seem more likely to pursue Lee in free agency than in a trade.” Smart move by the Yankees. Why give up top prospects when you can just outbid everyone this winter? [Fox Sports]
Easily distracted by shiny objects.
“But it’s an amateur sport, we’re just here for fun. It’s not really that serious. So I guess any ball should be OK.”
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Six first team all-pro safeties have won a Super Bowl recently.
A Lakers fan recorded a song about the team tanking and landing Ben Simmons.