Originally posted by piemanPlease don't contract Lee Mazzilli to Maz. The only Maz was and is Bill Mazeroski.
That's actually true. Mazzilli was always given the nickname "Mazz" in print.
Anyway, I always liked Lee, and though I'm sorry to see him go, I wish him luck in Baltimore.
Everytime I see Lee Mazzilli's name in print, it reminds me that the Rangers traded Ron Darling and Walt Terrell for him. That might have been worse than the Harold Baines trade. Geez, no wonder the Rangers never have and probably never will have any pitching (CHAN HO!!!).
I would have loved to have a guy like Soriano taking over at second for the Red Sox (or even in center field), but...not at that kind of money or long-term commitment. Enjoy the next 8 years, Cub fans!