I've heard rumors to this effect for a while. I figure that he doesn't really want any of the jobs open this year (maybe he's not a major-media market fan after New York?). That's the only reason I could think of.
Why not? He was well liked his first stint there...
A Republican and a Democrat are walking down the street when they come across a homeless man. The Republican gives the man his business card, and told him to come to his office for a job. He then took $20 out of his pocket and gave it to the homeless man.
The Democrat was very impressed, and when they came to another homeless man, he decided to help. He walked over to the homeless man and gave him directions to the welfare office. He then reached into the Republican's pocket and gave him $50.
Originally posted by GrimisWhy not? He was well liked his first stint there...
He loves it in Japan. Also he likes the attitude of the players in Japan better and he fits in better there with his attitude. I think he believes he is supposed to be the only prima donna on a team. To be fair though, I don't like him on ESPN either, but he does have a good mind for baseball and would have also been an all-star player if he hadn't destroyed his leg. That may help explain his attitude.
Agreed Pieman. I think Rivera's value is magnified in the post-season. I don't think anyone would argue that another closer would blow 18 games, but in a short series a closer like Rivera can be the difference (see: Brad Lidge this post-season).