Hire Joe Morgan
It says a lot of good things about the state of Blue Jays blogging when one of the most notoriously overrated fan favorites of all time is signed and the reception online is decidedly underwhelming. The Drunks swore. Tao of Stieb was sarcastic as hell. Wilner exploded in question marks. I guess we grudgingly condoned it. Unfortunately the team’s incumbent underdog shortstop isn’t getting the same ruthless, steely-eyed evaluation, because he’s comparatively showered in praise despite being one of the five worst hitters in the entire league. So here’s a (devil’s advocate) argument for why it was worth bringing in Eckstein.
(How can you possibly hate a guy who makes powder blue look this good?)