Requiem for a Bat

By Stuart Shea

The series is over,
And I can’t stand the stench.
The Royals’ best option
Was nailed to the bench.

Sure, MadBum was great,
The best in a clench–
But Yost left his best pinch-hitter
Sitting on the bench.

Salvador Perez broke his knee,
Or at least gave it a wrench,
But Yost wouldn’t replace him
With someone from his bench.

Now Josh Willingham’s retiring,
Unlike Dame Judy Dench.
He ended his career
With his ass on the bench.

 


Published in Kansas City Royals, Management, Players, Pure doggerel, Stu Shea | Link to this poem | 1 Comment

Requiem for a Bat: 1 Comment

  1. Stephen Jones wrote,

    Could have been the non-clincher – that and that DP.

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