Joe Mauer has come in for a lot of criticism from some corners of Twins nation this year for (a) not playing much and (b) not hitting for any power and (c) making a ton of money that sucks up much of the payroll that could otherwise be used to pay for players who (a) play regularly and (b) hit for power.
A new ad — this one for
Lifetime Anytime Fitness — doesn’t mention any of those things….
Which brings up a question to ponder while waiting for the sweet release of the end of the baseball season: Would you rather have a “goody two-shoes,” unicorn loving guy who makes rainbows appear wherever he goes but is too hurt all the time to help a team? Or a steroid-using, nightclub-fighting, meter-maid-hitting jerk who can win a ballgame for you with some regularity?