Loyal readers of YFSF are familiar with SF’s frequent use of the well-timed Ron Jeremy reference. Well, you have to think he loves Brian Cashman’s most recent acquisition. There’s no longer any need for comments like "I haven’t seen a ball go flying like that since my last Ron Jeremy viewing…" Because Sal Fasano is coming (your minds are in the gutter) to the Bronx. He’ll get to watch the Ron Jeremy of baseball everyday. Phillies fans loved him due in large part to the fact as a fanbase they watch more porn than any other, and because it’s truly incredible that someone who looks like Ron Jeremy is a major league player. It gives the common man hope that anyone can make the big leagues if they try hard enough the same way the portly Jeremy gives the common man hope that the average Joe can sleep with many attractive women (on camera) as long as he has at least one major talent.
About the move’s value in baseball terms: This strikes me as a reasonable acquisition given Kelly Stinnet’s putrid performance at the plate and in the field. He made me yearn for the days of John Flaherty which says a lot. Sal Fasano should be an upgrade, albeit a minor one.