Originally Posted by JB98
I get a kick out of some of the lazy media coverage right now. Rios goes 6-for-6, so his "trade value goes up." So, if he goes 0-for-5 tonight, does that mean his trade value goes back down?
That's just ridiculous. Rios has been in the league for 10 years. People's opinions of him aren't going to fluctuate *that* much on the basis of one game.
They shouldn't, but I suspect some do, if for no other reason it is a lazy way to justify a decision.
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