• Wayne Franklin

    Posted by on June 30th, 2005 · Comments (0)

    Wayne Franklin is the new LOOGY in town.

    Whenever I hear the name “franklin” these days, I think of the Orlando Jones character “Clifford Franklin” from the movie The Replacements. And, then I hear “Clifford Franklin is lookin’ for a new ho!” in my head. (One of the funniest lines in a sports comedy, to me. But, then again, I can be strange sometimes on things like that.)

    Anywho, the Yankees new Franklin is no kid. He’s 31. And, he’s been around the block. In the last 5 years, he’s been in 4 big league cities now. And, he’s been pounded pretty good in some spots.

    The word is that he has average stuff, and when he can control the zone, is a capable pitcher. But, you can say that about any minor league vet – like this one.

    If the Yankees are smart, they’ll let Franklin play catch with Mo before every game and see if they can catch lightning twice.

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