Found April 14, 2012 on Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle:
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My Season Previews reached their conclusion over at ChadMoriyama.com, and the most enjoyable to write was my take on The Bison. So I'm belatedly posting it over here as well, in its original form, because I like to skew analytical every now and again.-----------------------------------This is one of the few pieces in this 2012 Season Preview that I am going to truly enjoy penning. How could I not find joy in recapping one of the greatest seasons in franchise and National League history, one of the handful of players on the Dodgers who will actually be productive in 2012 and beyond, and the man who should have won the 2011 NL MVP, PED test or no PED test? Following a down 2010, many sought to have Matt Kemp shipped out of Los Angeles. Accusations of laziness, an inability to mentally impress and comprehend the game itself, and caring more about a personal relationship than his on-the-field performance, plagued the Dodger centerfielder. Heading into what unfortunately was a make-o...
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