Thursday, June 26, 2008

Take this job and shove it

Hard to believe a player actually did this, but this happened last night:

Astros pitcher Shawn Chacon was suspended indefinitely by the team Wednesday for insubordination after reportedly grabbing general manager Ed Wade by the neck and throwing him to the ground.

Now, Chacon's recounting of the story seems to indicate that Wade was overly aggressive, but he's the GM, the boss and he has a right to expect a player listen to his requests.

What I found so pathetic was Chacon's attempt at regret:

"Maybe it shouldn't have happened," Chacon said. "But when you do those things and you're yelling at somebody and you're cussing you better know what type of person you're dealing with. If there's any regret, I just wish they had just let me alone. I wish they had left me alone."
That's like saying you're only sorry you got caught. Chacon, consider yourself banished. Any GM who picks him up clearly has no sense of fraternity.

1 comment:

themarksmith said...

Maybe he should join the NBA where this sort of thing happens all the time.