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Thursday, January 27, 2011
Michael Young, Blue Jay?


Is the Blue Jays' next move going to include Michael Young? Richard Griffin thinks yeah, maybe:
One, I'm not sure if Griffin is joking about Wells' use of ironically. He must know, yes, that ironically is more often used incorrectly -- synonymously for "coincidentally" -- than correctly?

And two, while Anthopoulos shouldn't exactly forget 2011 season-ticket owners, he can't make every move as if 2012 doesn't exist, either. Not to mention 2013. Which is to say, $48 million is a lot of money for a guy who's going to be worth maybe $30 million over the next three years. At best, considering that he's 34 years old.

As Griffin notes, SI.com's Jon Heyman just named Alex Anthopoulos this winter's big winner ... which is great, except it's still winter. And there's no better way to spoil a winter than commit to overpaying, for multiple years, an overrated player in his mid 30s.