Originally Posted by blandman
Eh...he's never really had much to make excuses for before. After his first couple of seasons, he's been as consistent a player as there was in the league. If he never complained, part of it might be that there was never a reason to point fingers at him.
He had thumb and wrist injuries that nagged him throughout all of 2008 when everyone was saying he was washed up. The next year he hit 28 homers and then the year after that he was an MVP candidate.