Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Makes No Sense
"I don't think he's coming back 100 percent ready to go. It might take him a while to get the bat going, but he's such a great player." Quote from Our General Manager Jim Bowden.
So, why are we taking a chance with Our Franchise Player? That makes no sense. Of course it would help if the quote was related in context to how JimBo was responding to the question--because you don't get any real impression what exactly Our GM is talking about, since the quote is thrown in at the very end of this story.
But, if he's not ready physically, he's not ready. Does it do anyone, any good, to send out a 23 Year Old Talented Performer in a down season--when you have little to play for the remainder of this year?
Ryan Zimmerman wants to play. He's never been injured in his life, seriously. So, he may not understand the ramifications.
Others should. This is not a crap shoot.
Our Number 11 should have been sat down, for the season, a while ago.
There is no good reason to take a chance of harming Ryan Zimmerman's Future.
Sorry, after reading that comment, activating the "Z-Man" for tonight's games in San Francisco makes no sense to me.