Johnny...Be Good: Johnny Damon Signs With Detroit Tigers

Scott RogowskiCorrespondent IFebruary 21, 2010

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 04:  Johnny Damon #18 of the New York Yankees walks back to the dugout after he struck out in the bottom of the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game Six of the 2009 MLB World Series at Yankee Stadium on November 4, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees won 7-3 to win the series 4 games to 2. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
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Well, the prick finally signed.

Good News: We finally have a left handed batter and a guy that can lead off.

Bad News: We're paying this clown $8 million, around $4 million more than the next highest reported offer. And there's a no trade clause. Ugh.

Good News: Damon put up excellent numbers last year.

Bad News: He played in that bandbox in New York where most of his homers were hit.

Good News: Either Clete Thomas or Don Kelly aren't going to make the team! Woo hoo!

Bad News: Ryan Raburn's playing time just went to hell.

Good News: I don't have to post this link to throw dirt on Damon's wife. Oops...

Bad News: I'll have to put my Johnny Damon "Hate" article on hold.

Hopefully for all of us, Johnny will in fact, be good.

It's only one year, kids. We're a better team today than we were yesterday. It's not your pizza money paying for him.

Welcome to Detroit, Captain Caveman. It's not the most cosmopolitan place in the world, but at least Ozzie Guillen won't be your manager.

Now, excuse me. I have some reading to do: