Carlos Delgado reportedly can’t walk and even the Mets have passed on him, but that hasn’t deterred the guy:
Florida spoke with ex-Marlins first baseman Carlos Delgado’s agent and would have interest in him as a low-money backup/pinch hitter. But Delgado wants substantial money and playing time.
Substantial money and playing time? Delgado and Johnny Damon should just go in halfsies on the Extra Innings package, because at the rate they’re going that’s the closest they’re gonna get to the action.
MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch reports that ESPN broadcaster Aaron Boone interviewed for the Yankees’ manager job today. No word as to whether he hit a big home run.
Boone, an ESPN analyst, obviously has some history with the Yankees, but he has no coaching experience at any level. Joel Sherman of the New York Post wrote earlier this week of Boone that the Yankees “are intrigued if his charisma and passion can compensate for inexperience.” I’d say the answer to that question, whenever asked and in whatever context, is always “no,” but I suppose there’s a first time for everything.
So far the Yankees have interviewed Rob Thomson, Eric Wedge and Hensley Meulens. Yesterday Brian Cashman said there was no rush to fill the job, and that the Winter Meetings are not a deadline for the team in doing so.