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Old 12-13-2013, 02:14 PM
blandman blandman is offline
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
That's a bunch of horse****, this is a game based on production. Nobody gets a medal for "Most Perceived Talent." Otherwise Corey Patterson, Brian Anderson, and a slew of other big time busts would be heading towards Cooperstown.

Keeping digging that hole.
Originally Posted by asindc View Post
Wrong, as long as he gets batters out throwing what he is throwing, it doesn't matter what the "status" of his pitches are. Theory is theory. Results are results.
As much as you want to point to "look at this small sample size" while ignoring ability, this story happens over and over again. Yeah, high end talent doesn't always translate. But low end talent production also almost never continues. Plenty of guys are good their first few years and fall off. It's not even uncommon. Lack of talent and increased exposure gets to everyone, eventually.
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