Legendary Manager Suggests That A Baseball Trade Was A "Rape"
Dear Lou Piniella: if you "don't want to use the word 'rape,'" then DON'T USE THE WORD "RAPE."
Lou Piniella spent almost five decades as a player/manager in Major League Baseball. Now, he's a commentator for the YES Network, and he said this today regarding a recent Toronto Blue Jays - Miami Marlins trade.
The trade, which sent five valuable Miami players, including All-Star Jose Reyes and pitchers Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson, to the Blue Jays in exchange for five minor players, is widely viewed as a salary dump by the Marlins, selling off their best assets to save money.