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Some will see the pictures on this post and get all pissy at Detroit Tigers' pitcher Joel Zumaya as he is currently on the DL, recovering from shoulder surgery.
They will hop on Michael Wilbon's soap box, lather up the rhetorical vindictive loofah, and start blaming him for the Tigers horrible start.
They will scream Zumaya is costing the Tigers money and he should spend all his healing time in bed or church or wherever the magical place injured players are supposed to reside. (I would hang out in sniffer's row at the local gentleman's establishment but that is just me.)
Using a word my teenage cousins spout these days, Chillax.
Dude likes to have fun and blow off steam just like the majority of us regular schmucks out there. I respect that and I think the pictures are awesome.
Zumaya likes to rock Guitar Hero, hang out with portly punk rock (emo?) chicks and do keg stands.
I can personally attest to injuries playing the video game Rock Band. My ring and pinkie fingers started to cramp up immediately and rocking out on the drums gave me shin splints. Yes, I am a fragile, dirty old man.
Plus, the game has ruined the Stones song"Gimme Shelter" forever and if I hear Weezer one more time, I might punt the system out my window.
Thats All. Happy Fryday Fockers.
Go get Zumayad this weekend.
word, Mac G.
Zumaya Still Rocking
UPDATE: These cool Zumaya photos from Friday predictably produced online scorn in the sports world with one fan labeling Zumaya as "unprofessional" and a Tigers blog calling him out for not caring about his team.
Let me repeat over and over, it is a Fn KEG stand!
Furthermore, I feel the need to set the record straight that there is NO proof when or where these photos were shot and they could have been BEFORE his injury or before the Tigers opening season slide.
Common sense would tell you that Zumaya's shoulder was healthy enough to perform a keg stand and since his rehab is right on schedule, there should be no reason to worry. Zumaya is tabbed to start throwing fireballs again off a mound next month.
The negative fall out of these photos should have led me not to post them but what kind of mom's basement sports blogger guy would I be by sitting on them? If I ran embarrassing pictures of the City Boyz Inc from my beloved Alma matter, I had to post Zoom-Zoom(Zumaya's nickname) sucking down some suds straight from the tap.
The best part is the Tigers responded to my post in the Detroit News.
As for circulating online images of Zumaya partying that have recently surfaced, the Tigers issued this response through Rob Matwick, their vice-president of communications: "We handle these types of situations with players internally."
I should just shut this blog down for good now since one of my posts was indirectly referred to by a MLB team. Alas, the dream of every basement blogger is now officially fulfilled.
What would I do then? Focus on "work" or spend more time listening to my gfriend complain about her job/life/family? F that. MGsW will never die.
Oh, I would like to commend Zumaya on upgrading his taste in women.
Those fun bags could use some Zoom-Zoom rehab treatment.
(Thanks to my boy JB for the tip)
Mac Gs World
Friday, April 11, 2008
UPDATE: Down Below