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Old 07-10-2013, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by JB98 View Post
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.
Agreed. The media was doing the same thing after the Cubs won on Monday. I can't tell you how many times I heard "Garza increased his trade value" with his quality start against a woeful Sox lineup.
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