Found October 25, 2012 on The Rhino and Compass:
“Justin Verlander and Doug Fister won’t be wasted.” “Pablo Sandoval is the most recognizable home run threat, and he only hit 25.” Your browser does not support iframes. So who wrote those, I don’t know, less than accurate predictions? Some jerk.
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