Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 11/6/12
The die has been cast.  Jerry Dipoto made his decision and ushered fan-favorite Torii Hunter out the door and into the wilderness of free agency,  In so doing he has also ushered in the Peter Bourjos era... again. A fan-favorite to a much lesser degree, Bourjos appears to have been given back his starting outfield job.  He didn't earn it back, mind you, he was simply gifted it.  As you surely know, Bourjos followed up on his breakout 2011 campaign that endeared him to the fanbase by devolving into the sort of bust that some worried he'd be before 2011.  Confusing enough, right? He breaks out when he is supposed to fall on his face and then falls on his face when he is supposed cement his status as a top-tier center fielder.  So, sure, go ahead and give him the starting gig since nobody really know what to expect anyway, right? Essentially, Jerry Dipoto is gambling that Peter, who should finally be healthy in 2013 after being plagued by hip and wrist injuries in 2012, will more
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