How did that conversation with Carlos Lee go?

Oh, just saw this and laughed.

How much convincing was necessary here? I mean, how does that conversation go?

–Mills: Carlos, I’m giving you the day off.
–Lee: Skip, why? I feel good.
–Mills: Well, Cory needs the work and, oh by the way, you’re hitting one-forty-three.
–Lee: Skip, it’s just a slump. I had a double last night.
–Mills: Carlos, I watch the games. I saw the double. It didn’t rattle the wall. It didn’t get to the wall. It didn’t get halfway to the wall.
–Lee: I’m —
–Mills: Carlos, one-forty-three. No homers, two walks. Day off. Day off. DAY OFF.

Lee takes first day off of season

from Houston Astros News

It took some convincing from manager Brad Mills, but left fielder Carlos Lee was held out of the lineup on Saturday for the first time this season.

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