You have to love honesty. In the sporting world, during interviews, often times athletes and team leaders will give you coach-speak, cliches, phrases and politically correct answers.
Not Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Grienke. When the free-agent righty was asked by CBSSports.com why he signed with L.A., Grienke kept it real.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Demolition Of The Baltimore City Detention Center
He signed for the money.
“I could play for the worst team if they paid the most,” Greinke said. “If the last-place team offers $200 million and the first-place team offers $10, I’m going to go for the $200 million no matter what team it was.”
How refreshing to hear.
Most of the time, you will hear the free-agent player who signed for the big-money deal, say things like: “They wanted me the most”, or ” I grew up a fan of this team”, or ” The tradition speaks for itself”, or ” I want to win a championship”.
Blah, blah, blah.
They go for the cash.READ MORE: Baltimore County Nears Settlement With Family Of Korryn Gaines