Originally Posted by Frater Perdurabo
I have an irrational fear that Keppinger might be one of those players who simply loses it with the Sox, due exclusively to our previous experience watching train wrecks named Cory Snyder, Steve Sax, etc.
Yes, it's irrational.
I don't know that Cory Snyder was a train wreck so much as he couldn't hit using Hriniak's approach. He told Walt as much during a meeting, and was traded a week later. Lip details the story in an interview
he did with Cory several seasons ago.