|(Oct. 17, 2016 – Source: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images North America)|
I’m not sure it’s that intense, folks. I’m not getting that vibe at all. I know they want “cheap” and good, but I don’t know if they are truly in “hot pursuit” of Rich Hill. I know they like him. I know they think he could help them, and I don’t doubt that. But if some other team showed up and signed him, I don’t think Brian Cashman would kick the cat over it.
|(Oct. 17, 2016 – Source: Josh Lefkowitz/Getty Images North America)|
Whatever the case, the “hot pursuit” line came from Empire Writes Back, and good for them, they got me clicking, but then I found the source, and it’s from Jim Bowden. Oh boy.
Rich Hill has four teams that are all “in” full pursuit of him and they are the Yankees, Dodgers, Rangers and… https://t.co/2ndy5ujLgs
— Jim Bowden (@JimBowden_ESPN) November 29, 2016
“In pursuit” is more like it, but remember, this is Jim Bowden… he’s rarely right when it comes to this stuff!
Now, no disrespect to anyone here, not the blog, not Jim. I like Jim a lot. The bottom line is that it’s my feeling (and I’m just a regular guy like you out there), Rich Hill’s on the list… but when it comes to “Hot Pursuit”… I’d equate that to an Ardolis Chapman type. That’s just me.
Whatever the case, God bless them all. The rumor season has been very enjoyable. But on this Rich Hill rumor… we gotta wait and see…
Sit tight everyone.