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Old 04-17-2019, 05:31 AM
Frater Perdurabo Frater Perdurabo is offline
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I am not worried about the slow starts from our top prospects in Birmingham.

1. Regions Field is notorious for being the place where would-be home runs go to die;

2. Adolfo, Rutherford, and Gonzalez are all new to AA, and itís understandable they would need time to adjust, particularly since the jump from A+ to AA is the toughest jump in the minors (exceeded only by the difficulty of the jump from AAA to the majors);

3. 10 days of cold bats to start the season is more noticeable but ultimately less worrisome than 10 days of cold bats in the middle of the season.
The universe is the practical joke of the General at the expense of the Particular, quoth Frater Perdurabo, and laughed. The disciples nearest him wept, seeing the Universal Sorrow. Others laughed, seeing the Universal Joke. Others wept. Others laughed. Others wept because they couldn't see the Joke, and others laughed lest they should be thought not to see the Joke. But though FRATER laughed openly, he wept secretly; and really he neither laughed nor wept. Nor did he mean what he said.