Yesterday, a large number of MLB teams were told that they were officially out of the running for the two-way Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani (better known as “The Japanese Babe Ruth”).
Among those teams was one of the presumed early-favorites, the New York Yankees:
The Yankees have been informed that they are OUT in the Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes.
— Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) December 3, 2017
Soon after this report surfaced, Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman discussed the missed opportunity with MLB.com, and in the background was, well, a special guest (and perfect spectre for Cashman’s now-spoiled Christmas):
— Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) December 4, 2017
Hello, Mr. Grinch.
— Cespedes Family BBQ (@CespedesBBQ) December 4, 2017
And thank you for ruining the Yankees’ Christmas.