I find it interesting that every time Joe Torre was interviewed in the months leading up to Spring Training and a reporter asked him what he thought about the team, he responded that he hadn’t spoken to most of his players, so really hadn’t formed many opinions yet. Andre Either confirmed this in an interview I heard on Dan Patrick’s radio show the other week. I do recall reading reports that Torre called Andruw Jones after he signed, welcoming him to the team, which is a promising sign.
The funniest story making the rounds is about how Joe Torre was eating at an IHOP restaurant in
Maybe it’s just me, but this behavior seems a bit odd for a new manager of a team. But hey, it’s Joe Torre, right? The guy knows how to win.