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Old 12-29-2012, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Lip Man 1 View Post
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Unfortunately he didn't put up those numbers with the Sox did he? Not saying he was a bad player (he isn't) and in fact he was misused by Ozzie because of circumstances (like Mackowiak) but what pissed off Sox fans and why they will never forgive him is because of the way he acted the last month after the club got Griffey.

As a professional, being paid like a professional, it's reasonable to assume said player will ACT like a professional....not like a spoiled five year old.

Lip
That's pretty much it Lip. He hit very poorly and was benched. You can't fault Ozzie for that, especially when we were in such a tight race for the division in '08. He didn't handle it like a professional.
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