Rodriguez, speaking publicly Thursday for the first time this spring,
said he reached out to Damon this offseason to offer advice on free
“Johnny and I are very good friends, and we’ve always had a lot of
dialogue, both in the offseason and the season,” Rodriguez said. “I was
just trying to share some of my experiences with him.”
Too bad Damon didn’t listen to him. If he had, he would have put Scott Boras in the time-out chair, negotiated his own deal with the Yankees and wouldn’t have to pretend to be excited about being in Detroit right now.