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Old 07-12-2013, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by DeadMoney View Post
Being happy is fine, just making any comparison to a Hall of Famer after less than a week in the big leagues is a bit much. I'm happy, and he's become a reason to tune in. But beyond that, success in baseball is fickle and sometimes fleeting.
Well, of course comparisons to Bench are ridiculous after just one week. But the issue is those guys assign that one outlandish assertion to an entire fan base and ridicule everyone who is hopeful that the kid will stick.

Maybe it's just schtick. You'd like to think so.
JB's attendance record:
2004: 14-5; 2005: 16-8; 2006: 19-10; 2007: 8-12; 2008: 15-7; 2009: 6-13; 2010: 12-11; 2011: 9-8; 2012: 11-7; 2013: 8-9; 2014: 7-9; 2015: 10-9. Total: 135-108.
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