I do not at all like the Kansas City Royals signing of reliever Kyle Farnsworth. I do not like it in a house. I do not like it with a mouse. I do not like it for two-years, $9.25 million, but I would not like it if it was two-years, 17 bucks and a box of Ho Hos. Royals general manager Dayton Moore asked me what I thought about it, and I told HIM I do not like it. Not that he should care about that. But I do not like it, do … not … like … it. I do not like it because Farnsworth hasn’t even been league average the last three years. I do not like it because he throws a million miles an hour and can’t get people out. I do not like it because he once slammed reliever Jeremy Affeldt to the turf during a brawl and later could not even explain why. I do not like it because I would NEVER go out and spend $4-plus million on a volatile seventh or eighth inning reliever. I’m hoping that I am making myself clear here — I DO NOT LIKE THIS SIGNING. To be fair, however, I do like Dayton Moore, and I believe he a good feel for pitching and how to build a bullpen. And he was insistent that the Royals needed a hard throwing righty to make it all work. There’s no doubt that Dayton Moore is a lot smarter than I am, so I am willing to begin on the premise that I am wrong and he is right and I am wrong and that Farnsworth will indeed help the club and be a difference maker. But I will also pass along what one longtime observer of Farnsworth said: "The good news is it’ll reduce wear and tear on Joakim Soria’s arm. Because now, he will never, ever be given a lead."JoeBlog. No real reason to post this except that it's hilarious.