Yesterday all of Birdland exploded with talk of Vlad Guerrero. Unfortunately (as a lot of us predicted when he was signed in a publicity stunt) this explosion was not due to how he has been tearing up the league with his offensive pedigree. No, it is because he has been almost worthless to anyone but opposing pitchers by selectively hunting down Orioles rallies and would be rallies and murdering them with the type of cold-blooded ruthless regularity that you would only expect to find from a comic book villain. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: June 2011
He sucks, we told you so.
The Orioles have played 47 games since my last spotlight on Mark Reynolds and his evil strikeouts so I thought it was time to update you all on how strikeouts are still overblown as being an indicator on sucking as a professional batter. In those 47 games, Reynolds has played in 46 of them and struck out 48 times in that span.