The man is a beast. More specifically a bull. He has the heart of a Lion. The arm of....a rocket? He fears no man...
Cmon 'stros. give it to 'em. The Rocket Roger Clemens recently asked the astros for $22 million for him to play next season, which would make him the highest paid pitcher by $4 million. What do i think? I think he deserves it. Everyone's got an opinion, and it seems that most don't agree with me. But I'm adamant about this.
In an age when players are drug addicts, steroid users, and Randy Mosses, you're tellin me that you're gonna force Roger Clemens out of retirement? the man is a family guy, a team guy, and a FREAK OF NATURE on the diamond. He mentor's the teams younger pitchers. Hes out at 5am working out...every day. he talks to the media. he doesn't smart off to them. He's never shied away from walking a guy...why?? because he knows he can strike out the next batter on 3 pitches. the man could walk the bases loaded then strike out the side. He's 42 and still makes batters look silly. and you're gonna let him walk away??? the rocket pitched in front of packed houses at the Juice Box. he brings in the crowds. he brought the astros they're first playoff series win. GIVE THE MAN WHAT HE WANTS!!!
People say he's being selfish for waiting so long to decide if he still wants to play. Well its probably not an easy decision to give up a gam you've dedicated you're life too. and they say that he's selfish for asking so much money....well correct me if i'm wrong, but he played for well under the market value...
The astros did the right thing when they offered under what he was asking. thats fine. But in the end all i care about is that man wearing an astro uniform. if he settles for nothing less than 22...then by all means... LET'M HAVE IT...WITH NOOOOO PROBLEM!
as a post note, only people from the new orleans area will get that last line. so don't stay up to late trying to figure out that joke.