Paul Hagen's article on Monday (found here on Philly.com), connected the dots and pointed out the connections that Jackson has to Werth's family. Hagen explained that Jackson was a teammate of Werth's stepfather, Dennis, from 1979 through 1981 on the Yankees. Also, Werth's mother, Kim, is the sister of Dick Schofield, who played with Jackson from 1983 to 1986 on the Angels.
The New York Post, who originally reported the lunch meeting, stated that the Yankees have denied that Jackson was acting as a representative of the team. Werth told reporters after Sunday's rain out that he has known Jackson since he was a child and that the lunch was just that...two friends having lunch.
Werth's fresh faced look, courtesy of The Zo Zone
Phans all around the region are nearly heart broken for the second day in a row because of Jayson Werth news, as they learned on Tuesday that they won't be able to see the beard they've come to love, from afar, for the past 5 or 6 weeks of spring training. Werth will bring only his previously familiar chin hair strip north for the on-deck series in Philadelphia this Friday and Saturday.
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