BREAKING NEWS: Shawn Kelley Is The Man

Forget what I said about the mysterious team meeting being the fuel for this current win streak fire.  It has nothing to do with that.  It’s all about Shawn Kelley wearing a horse mask.

“Last week, Kelley found himself ensnared in the spider web of Amazon.com when he came upon a horse head mask offered by a company called Accoutrements, which also peddles a pickle that yodels, bacon-flavored lip balm and an inflatable unicorn horn for cats. The horse head garnered more than 3,000 ratings and a 4½-star consensus. Kelley, a Yankees relief pitcher, needed no further convincing.

‘When I see those things, randomly in a crowd, it makes me laugh,’ he said. ‘So I figured I’ll do that, and it’ll make everyone laugh in the clubhouse.’”

Awesome.  Simply awesome.  Shawn Kelley just went up 100 life points in my book.  For somebody on the Yankees, the stuffiest baseball team in MLB, to think about and execute this idea, and for the team to allow it to happen is tremendous.  …

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