For the second time in two weeks, Yasiel Puig has angered the baseball establishment and the traditionalists who run it. Last week, it was a middle finger to heckling fans after a homer, this time it’s admiring a homer too long for the New York Mets’ liking. This isn’t an uncommon bit of Unwritten Rules Theater in baseball, where tradition states players not celebrate their accomplishments on the field.
Some would say there's a lot to make fun of when it comes to Tim Tebow, the former NFL quarterback and current minor league baseball player in the New York Mets organization. Basically, Tim Tebow could be considered really annoying. The Charleston RiverDogs, a minor league affiliate of the New York Yankees, found this out the hard way.
A few fellow ball writers and I have taken to celebrating draft day by recalling our favorite old scouting descriptors, some of which are real, some made up but close enough to sound sort of legit. Think of these being side-mouth mumbled by a well-tanned