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Nationals = 600 pounder at 4 a.m.

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by MTM, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. MTM

    MTM Well-Known Member

    From Washington Post via benmaller.com:

    The longer Julian Tavarez thought about the Nationals, they better they looked. The team first contacted Tavarez in November, inviting him to spring training on a non-guaranteed minor league contract. Tavarez said no. He kept waiting. He played earlier this month for the Dominican WBC team, throwing 1 1/3 innings. But with spring training just around the corner, Tavarez was still very much unemployed. The Nationals called again, offering the same deal. "Why did I sign with the Nationals?" Tavarez said on Sunday. "When you go to a club at 4 in the morning, and you're just waiting, waiting, a 600-pounder looks like J-Lo. And to me this is Jennifer Lopez right here. It's 4 in the morning. Too much to drink. So, Nationals: Jennifer Lopez to me."

    I love the honesty from Tavarez.
  2. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    With apologies to Moddy, this is the ultimate Nationals comparison.
  3. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Would he have done the same had the '62 Mets called him twice?
  4. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    I laughed like hell when I read that in the Post.
    Of course, there's a reason all the hotties didn't want him. He's my age and he's no good.
  5. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    I'm sure his teammates are going to love that.
  6. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Washington Nationals -- the slumpbusters of the NL
  7. And pretty much insane.
  8. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    Not to mention a homophobic asshole.

    Wonder if Jim Bowden's still pulling the strings somehow. ::)
  9. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    In the interest of fairness, a 600-pounder would take one look at Julian and think he's slumpbuster herself.

    Dude looks like his face caught on fire and somebody beat it out with a pair of track spikes.
  10. bostonbred

    bostonbred Guest

    Hysterical quote.

    He's a very entertaining guy.
  11. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    That is a "before" picture if I ever saw one.

  12. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    Unavailable for comment:

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