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Stop Making Sense

Posted By Alex Belth On February 22, 2005 @ 8:33 am In Bronx Banter | Comments Disabled

Rodriguez [1], Sheff [2], Giambi [3], The Big Unit [4], more from Trot Nixon [5]…Thank goodness the Yanks have Joe Torre. His calming influence makes for what John Harper calls, “The Perfect Zoo Keeper”: [6]

“We’re here to get in shape for the season,” Torre continued, “so whatever the distractions, let’s air them out here. Let’s get it out, get it over with – let’s deal with it. You don’t hide from it, you deal with it and move on.

“I’ve always done it this way, even before I was with the Yankees. Obviously I didn’t have as many talented people as I have now. Every year we get more high-profile people, but you find out that once they come in, they’re easy to talk to.

“That makes my job easier … talking, the basics, it’s common sense. As far as I know, anyway, it’s common sense.”

Capice?


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URLs in this post:

[1] Rodriguez: http://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/yankees/ny-spyanks214152906feb21,0,5008440.story?coll=ny-yankees-print

[2] Sheff: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/283290p-242751c.html

[3] Giambi: http://www.nypost.com/sports/yankees/40287.htm

[4] The Big Unit: http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2005/02/22/some_lefthanded_compliments/

[5] Trot Nixon: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/283286p-242744c.html

[6] “The Perfect Zoo Keeper”:: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/283289p-242749c.html

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