re: 2012 GIANTS...TROUT >
I am, but he's trying to denounce how good Middlebrooks has been by saying:
1. Trout is better (without any metrics to show me how, other than saying Trout has played more games, which, should support my claims considering Middlebrooks is on par or better in every offensive statistic except for stolen bases)
2. Saying Pods, Avilla, Salty, Nava and all these other jobbers have been more influential than Middlebrooks. And despite Middlebrooks hitting grand slams, beating out people for their jobs, and the entire Red Sox clubhouse saying that he's their best player, MrMister says nope, his contributions and statistics are inflated because he capitalizes on every at bat he has with RISP.
How do these hold water? The premise is totally off base here.
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald