Re: Beltran Overrated!
- From: Super T <notreal@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 19:06:25 GMT
>Yes, he might even hit 20 homeruns and drive in, oh, at least 80. He
>might even hit .280, and perhaps hustle and make some diving catches in
>centerfield like Mr. Jones in Atlanta.
>About the most overrated aspect of Beltran's game is his defense. Mut
>homers love to trumpet his "effortless" play in centerfield, as if it
>evidences his great defense. What it really indicates is that he
>hustles precisely enough so that he's still gliding toward the ball as
>makes the catch, giving the false impression that it was a tough play,
>that he had to rapidly traverse many miles to get there. In fact, this
>lazy style of play means that he instantaneously assumes whether he can
>make the play, instead of busting his ass from the get go, perhaps
>actually getting to some balls that he might otherwise deem uncatchable
Spoken like a truly jealous Yankee fan.
>initially. OVERRATED. He's not even half of what Bernie Williams
>(Mister Clutch!) in his prime...and Beltran ain't no spring chicken, by
>the way. Don't delude yourself on that point.
Did they get tired of your BS in the Yankees group and ask you to leave?
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