"Super nerds" are killing the game of baseball.
Werth appeared on Philly-area radio man Howard Eskin's podcast Tuesday (those interested should definitely listen to the whole thing if so inclined), and the part about Werth's offseason and spring leading to the Mariners was pretty amusing.
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"Some guys were surprised to hear from me; they didn't know that I wanted to play, which was surprising", said Werth. It's to the point where (they should) just put computers out there.
Werth had been playing with the Tacoma Rainiers of the Pacific Coast League, the Seattle Mariners' Triple-A affiliate, but stepped away from the team in June. Just put laptops and what have you, just put them out there and let them play. He finished his 15-year career as a.267 hitter with 229 home runs and 799 RBIs, mostly with the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies, with whom he won a World Series in 2008 and was an All-Star selection in 2009. He has yet to officially retire. "I wouldn't play for the Mets", he said. "When they come down to talk about stuff like [defensive shifts]. should I just bunt it over there?" We don't want you to do that.
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"We're creating something that's not fun to watch", Werth said.
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