Billy-Ball Daily: 2008-7-31

7/31/2008
Billy-Ball Daily
Bill Chuck (Billy-Ball his own self)

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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Top of the 1st
EXCUSE MY MANN(Y)ERS
I need to start by apologizing to all my readers; this was not the column I wanted to write today. I also need to apologize because with all that is going on in the baseball world I can’t help it but I seem to be ignoring it all.

I’m obsessed with situation Manny. I have become a Mannyquin. I cannot get away from the story, I have tried to think about other things but I cannot Mannyeuver.

Manny will be traded today. I don’t mean to be an “I told you so” kind of guy but I told you so and I will repeat it tomorrow. This trade must and will take place because the situation between Manny and the Red Sox has become untenable. The idea that this divorce is avoidable and that the two parties will stay together for the sake of the kids, I mean the team, is na