Monday, April 08, 2013
From the Boston Herald, so it’s just making the case that it’s easy for Red Sox fans to root for this version of the team. Last year… not so much.
On WEEI this morning they noted how everyone in the dugout was giving Middlebrooks high-fives after his flyout yesterday. I think it’s a foregone conclusion that nobody was happy he made an out. And it’s a lot easier to maintain a positive attitude when ahead by double digits, and in first place. But it’s still a positive sign that they’re a positive team. Positively.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
¿Un Líder es un supermercado chileno, no?
Octavio Dotel, the Detroit Tigers’ veteran reliever, is still bothered over what he saw as a lack of leadership when Cabrera refused to agree to a team meeting after some devastating postseason defeats last October.
“You have to step up and say something,” Dotel told Yahoo! Sports. “Miggy’s more about his game. I don’t see him as a leader.”. . .
Dotel, 39, is well-respected in the clubhouse and around the league. He’s one of the few Tigers (along with Cabrera) who has a World Series ring. He was clear in stating Cabrera’s leadership on the field is beyond doubt. He compared the 2012 Triple Crown winner favorably with Albert Pujols and Alex Rodriguez, both former teammates. “If we didn’t have Miggy,” he said, “I don’t know what would happen to us. Miggy is special.”
Posted: February 20, 2013 at 12:28 AM | 13 comment(s)
for his generous support.
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