Sunday, June 17, 2012

Card Of The Week June 17

Sorry for the fall off in posts lately.  Been under a real time crunch at work lately.

Matt Murton made some news recently after making a high throw in a game in an attempt to throw out a runner at the plate.  After the game he was asked if he had really made his best effort to prevent the runner from scoring.  Murton sarcastically replied "Please, take two bases.  I don't like [pitcher Atsushi Nomi].  Do you understand?"  Then of course there was a big flap of people getting all upset and not understanding he was not serious and the question was idiotic.

Anyway, a week or so later and everybody seems to have moved on.  Here's Murton's 2012 Calbee Title Holder card (#T-22):

Murton probably could have saved himself a lot of trouble if he just used Bryce Harper's way of dealing with a stupid question:

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