Found July 10, 2012 on Mr. Irrelevant:
1. Pregame Intros Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg each got above-average-sounding ovations, with Harper’s being louder. Gio Gonzalez’ was probably below-average, but he was still smiling, of course. 2. Facial Hair It seems a lot of baseball players shave their beards up too high on the neck, Gio being one of them. (Nice 1-2-3 inning, BTW.) 3. Strasburg’s Spikes All grey with a touch of red = pretty sharp. (Strasburg got hit pretty hard, BTW, but lucked into a scoreless inning.) 4. Harper’s Spikes Glittery gold with a touch of red = not so much. 5. Harper’s ‘Hustle’ Baseball Biebz tagged up from first on a deep fly to left with an eight-run lead in the fifth inning of an All-Star Game. Immediately thereafter, he got in a pickle on a comebacker to the pitcher. 6. Harper’s Boner Losing a can-of-corn fly ball in the sky during an All-Star Game is pretty embarrassing, sure, but also pretty emblematic of the Bryce Harper Experience. 7. Home-Field Advantage Thank you, Giants, namely ...
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