Found November 06, 2011 on isportsweb.com:
Happy offseason.  Every now and then, I find something written about the Pirates by one of my friends that’s so good that a shout-out here is in order.  I have a buddy from California named Brett who, despite having the former World Champion San Francisco Giants in his backyard, is loyal to the black-and-gold to the point that he once made a cross-country pilgrimage to PNC Park just to catch a game. Below is an interesting comparison he wrote in early September, comparing current OF Alex Presley’s success in 2011 to 3 former semi-prospects that dazzled early on, only to attain flash-in-the-pan status in the seasons that followed.  Will Presley follow this unfortunate course, or can he chart a promising path in PNC’s expansive left field?  Enjoy. “I haven’t been right in just about all of my player evaluations over the years, nor am I able to evaluate a catcher’s footwork while watching a game from the stands.  As a result, I honestly don’t know what to think of Alex Presley.  To f...
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