See Jacoby Ellsbury's thank-you note to Red Sox fans, which appears in today's Globe. http://t.co/H4Ig2GOJr6
— The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) December 13, 2013
— Chuck Bausman (@ChuckBausmanDN) December 10, 2013
Ellsbury came up with the Red Sox and played in Boston for seven seasons including two World Series Championship teams.
Halladay pitched in Philadelphia for four seasons, threw a no-hitter but is retiring a Toronto Blue Jay.
Cano was a homegrown Yankee, played nine seasons in the Bronx, has a 2009 World Series ring and all we got was a tweet.
I’m looking forward to the future and joining the @Mariners in Seattle! Thank you New York & my amazing fans for the support thru the years.
— Robinson Cano (@RobinsonCano) December 12, 2013
Going from the Red Sox to the Yankees surely ruffled a few feathers up in Beantown, but Ellsbury did not take his decision out on the fan base.
Sure, Yankees fans have not been kind to Cano but this is New York so what else does he expect.
Yankees fans who have bashed Cano for his decision to go to Seattle get angry at anything that doesn’t go in favor of the pinstripes.
These are the delusional New York fans that give the rest of us a bad name because the Yankees can do no wrong in their eyes, but they are idiots.
But what about the rest of us?
Personally, I agree with Cano’s sentiments about the way he was treated by the Yankees and would have left for the Mariners too.
Still, I will miss seeing him at second base. I had hoped that Cano was going to be a lifer but not everything happens the way we wish.
And I guess that includes getting a thank you sometimes too.