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Wanker of the Day: Ken Rosenthal

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I'll let our pals at River Ave Blues fill you in:


In his latest column, he pleads with the Yankees and Rangers to get a deal for Teixeira done. He does note a problem: Texas wants Hughes, and the Yanks won't deal him. He even goes so far as to suggest that the Yanks get a reliever and possibly a low prospect in a deal for Hughes.

Sorry, Ken, but you're batshit insane. Why in the world would the Yankees deal Phil Hughes? He's 20 years old (21 this weekend). He's under the team's control for the next six years. He was the No. 1 pitching prospect in the game headed into this season. In the minors, he posted numbers that put him in elite company. He's one of two young pitchers in an old, old rotation.

And then Rosenthal adds a gem: "One rival GM projects Hughes as only a No. 3 or No. 4 starter, saying, `I'm not as high as the hype.'" How this GM has a job is beyond all human comprehension.


There's much more so check out the rest of the story. And people wonder why blogs are needed.