So, this is really happening, huh? Brian Anderson is headed to Idaho Falls to begin his new life as a relief pitcher for the Chukars. And sometimes I trick myself into thinking there’s nothing left to write about the Royals.
Anderson is making a really poor decision, and the Royals are rather bogglingly allowing him to do so with some degree of sanction. Three months ago, the Royals saw in Anderson someone who might be one of their outfielders, perhaps even their starting center fielder. Now, they’re going to play a part in a likely career suicide. Trust the process. …
In other ex-Sox players news, knuckleballer Charlie Haeger
UPDATE: And Gio Gonzales earned the 5th spot in the A’s rotation.