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Is ARod’s status as the top offensive shortstop on shaky ground?

The Original Gary Posted: September 06, 2001 at 05:37 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. EricEnders Posted: September 06, 2001 at 10:44 PM (#72470)
I have only one question. If any other player was batting .289 over his last 39 games, as Ord??ez is, would there be a special article written about it?
   2. The Original Gary Posted: September 06, 2001 at 11:35 PM (#72471)
I'll let you know when one of Jose Offerman, Troy O'Leary or Carl Everett accomplish that feat.

Yes I am bitter.
   3. Gold Star for Robothal Posted: September 07, 2001 at 08:32 PM (#72472)
Yes I am bitter.

Gary,

There's a saying "Don't wish for something, you just might get it." It seems to me that someone much like you was vociferously stating "Jimy must go!" about a month ago. Well, he went and things have not turned out quite the way you hoped they would. The world works this way sometimes. I'm not happy with the progression of the Orioles over the past 4 seasons, but this hardly makes me "bitter." Things could be a lot worse. Just be glad you're not a Devilrays, Expos or Pirates fan. They really do have it worse than we do, no...? :-) ...

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   4. The Original Gary Posted: September 07, 2001 at 09:12 PM (#72474)
Tony, the bitterness comes from being so close to winning only to blow iy one way or another. Tampa fans have noy experienced this. Expo fans could site 1994 as highway robbery but it still does not approach the calamities us Red Sox fans have to relive.

Jimy had to go. This stretch has been the toughest portion of the 2001 schedule and it comes at a time when no Red Sox batter could hit a basketball with a tennis racket.

I am now working on my Duquette Must Go! campaign.

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