Miguel Cairo

Why This Is Good: I uh

Why This Is Bad: ...hmmm

Why This Makes Any Sense At All: if you...um...

Why This Merits A Front Page Entry: ...well...

The only fun thing here is that, since we pretty much already had one of these guys on the team thanks to the miracle of genetic cloning, we're all set up to make endless jokes about Willie's non-union Venezuelan equivalent, Señor Bloomquísto. Other than that, whatever. There wasn't any need for a second, tanner helping of utility know-how, but there was no way this team was going to go through the offseason without adding a randomly-generated veteran to the bench, so here we are. On a Disneyland scale of It's A Small World to Splash Mountain, this move rates as the tram in the parking lot.

I did get a kick out of the article on the official website, though.

"Miguel strengthens our bench by giving us another player, along with Willie Bloomquist, who can cover all four infield spots and, in a pinch, the corners of the outfield," general manager Bill Bavasi said in a release. "This should allow [manager John McLaren] more flexibility to use Miguel or Willie earlier in a game, if he wants, and still be covered late."

McLaren: We have a lot of talent on the team right now. I feel like we're only one little adjustment away from really doing something.
Bavasi: Oh yeah? What's that?
McLaren: I'd like to be able to take my starters out sooner.
Bavasi: I'll see what I can do.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Lookout Landing

You must be a member of Lookout Landing to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Lookout Landing. You should read them.

Join Lookout Landing

You must be a member of Lookout Landing to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Lookout Landing. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker