Jays GM J.P. Ricciardi, much as some people can't stand his act, does have a quick wit sometimes.
A caller from the East Coast was joshing Ricciardi during the FAN 590 post-game show tonight about Matt Stairs of Fredericton, New Brunswick, not playing. Ricciardi shot back, "'Send some of that Schooner Beer down here, we'll play him more."
The Godcciardi haters who know their East Coast beers might point out that any GM worth his BlackBerry would have at least demanded some Clancy's Amber Ale.
The caller then offered up the kind of well-reasoned suggestion JaysTalk are renowned for -- "B.J. Ryan is useless, try Matt Stairs pitching." Ricciardi retorted, "We'll play him at all nine positions tomorrow, bye now."
Ricciardi might be a dick, but if the Jays were 54-37 instead of 44-47, people wouldn't care one way or another.
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