Remember when Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler turned his ESPN The Magazine profile into a platform from which to hurl molotov cocktails at his former team, the Texas Rangers, after he was traded to Detroit? It does not appear that time has done much to erode the animosity that Kinsler feels toward his former club.
Every year, when spring training starts up, you know you're in for a certain number of stories about the aging veteran, starting over and trying to prove himself. What distinguishes ESPN The Magazine's new entry in the genre, a profile of Ian Kinsler, is that he comes off as utterly unhinged.
Prince Fielder and Ian Kinsler swapped teams last night for this MLB offseason's first substantial transaction. If we had listened to this Rangers fan last week, though, we'd have already known about it.
Kids, I want you to very carefully watch Ian Kinsler slide into third, and do exactly as he does.
What's with pitchers throwing at Ian Kinsler? First it was Bobby Jenks' $750 high heat, and now Angels' starter John Lackey decided the Rangers' second baseman needed a good plunking.