How is Steve Kelley still employed? I've been reading this guy's work since I was about 10, and even then I understood that most of what he said had zero substance to it. He really drove that point home today with his column on Jarrod Washburn. So you don't have to suffer throught the whole thing, I'll let you know now that it was about.....it's coming.....no not yet.....it's too exciting.....how Washburn isn't afraid to speak his mind.
The highlights? Kelley sets several records for cliche use with these zingers:
On the field and in the clubhouse, the Angels do things the right way, and every player expects every teammate to play to these high standards.
Jarrod Washburn learned how the game was supposed to be played
This staff is looking for leadership.
Washburn comes from a place that knows how to win. And it's his job to pass it on.
Washburn uses many words to say nothing:
"They knew how to put a fire under you and teach you the way the game's supposed to be played. It's a great benefit to have guys like that on a team."
Oh, and the best part? Kelley uses the word bequeathed.
Blaggity blah blah blah. This isn't the first time Kelley has annoyed Mariner Magic. Remember when Travis ranted about his Ryan Franklin column?