…if you signed with the Kansas City Royals because of a bow hunting trip in Georgia.
The New York Post has an article saying that Jonathon Broxton was persuaded to sign with the Royals after he was hosted on the 40,000 acre Jeff Foxworthy Farm.
I am sorry to see the meltdown of Broxton after such a promising future that was touted for so long. He had great stuff but seem to lack the killer instinct and focus needed by a closer. Perhaps he will be a lot happier and more effective in the relative quiet of Kansas City.
So far this off season has not yielded very much. As it stands now, the Dodgers have a weaker team going into 2012 than the one they finished with this year. Ken Gurnick reports on the dire prospects the Dodgers face at this weekend’s meetings in Dallas.