Any of you ever had to pay alimony? And watched your ex move in with some rich flame? But they don’t get married, and even though you’re making minimum wage and he/she is eating steaks every night you still have to cut the check? Yeah, that’s the Padres and Kevin Towers:
While former San Diego general manager Kevin Towers is expected to work
for the Yankees in the year ahead, he will not be given a formal title;
rather, he will be utilized as a consultant. The title matters, because
Towers is being paid by the Padres for the next year, and if the
Yankees were to give him some bells-and-whistles title, they would be
more at risk to have to pay him out of their own pockets.
Meanwhile the Padres are going on like that recently divorced buddy of yours:
“Hey, I saw Karen last night.”
“Oh, really? Did, did she look good?”
“Um, let’s just forget I mentioned it.”
“Was she with . . .HIM?!“
Of course, the Padres dumped him so they shouldn’t be upset. Not that that ever stops your buddy from going on and on.