Royals go international to sign young righty

16 Dec

After seeing the success such teams as the Boston Red Sox and Seattle Mariners have had finding top stars in the international market, the Kansas City Royals announced Tuesday that they have signed a young right-handed flame thrower from Iraq:

righty.jpg

“We’ve only seen him on tape thus far,” admits one unnamed Royals official. “But he clearly has promise, and his heart is in the right place. He’ll just need to work on his control a bit. Once he’s able to hit his target, we think we’ll have a superstar on our hands.”

righty1.jpgHey, he can’t be worse than Kyle Farnsworth.

One Response to “Royals go international to sign young righty”

  1. thebigbat@live.com December 17, 2008 at 5:08 pm #

    This joke has been used on pretty much every sports blog over the past few days. But you somehow managed to still make it amusing. Good job.

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