I think we will start to put the A-Rod rumors on some kind of scale or meter where 0 means he is not coming and 100 means he is here. For example, anything speculated by the writers in the Sun-Sentinel or Miami Herald is -10 on the scale.

Take a look at the latest speculation from our esteemed local papers. On it’s face it’s a -10. But, it adds some weight:

One thing Beinfest didn’t do in Thursday’s teleconference with local beat writers: scotch the idea.

Yes, we now have a story written on what Beinfest didn’t say. Therefore, we are officially raising the A-Rod meter to 1. We are a mere 99 points/degrees away from success.