Baseball teams have “bad” season’s because of many reasons. The team has terrible pitching. Their hitting, or fielding sucks. The managers a total jerk, and in the Boston Red Sox case this season, players just refuse to perform for a manager they don’t care for.
Miami Marlin owner Jeffrey Loria, on Friday when the team took their “official” team photo, told reporters he plans to “rectify” and “fix” his underachieving team. Loria said he will meet with his front office staff following the season to “see” what action to take. He added, “maybe this season there were “ABERRATIONS.” Loria “selecting” that word to describe his teams last place standing got me thinking. When was the last time I heard an owner, front office executive, team manager, players, or fans say, “yes, we had a bad year, a bad season, “but” I have to blame it on “ABERRATIONS!” Six decades of covering sports and I’ve “never” heard anyone use the word “ABERRATIONS” to describe a losing season