Article in the Chronicle today details the three main things you already knew about Brandon Backe:
1. He's from Galveston
2. He got arrested
3. He'll get paid, but might not make the team.
Says Backe: “They’ve already said that I have to fight for a job. My goal is to get myself ready for the season, and whatever happens in spring training happens. I’m going to try to go out there and do my best and show them that I belong on the team.”
And then, as though to avoid commenting on Backe's quote, McTaggart talks about the numerous trips Backe has made to Galveston. So let's recap...
"I belong on the team."
Uhhh, Backe went to Galveston!