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Red Hot Mama:
I didn’t hear about this until some 18 hours after it happened. When I did, I took a tour of the Reds blogs to see what reaction was. There was a whole lot of “everyone already knows about this” and “there’s nothing to say that hasn’t already been said.” I, as you may have noticed, have been busy with a life outside of baseball lately, though, and was actually looking for opinions, so clearly both those of those statements were dead wrong for me.
If they were wrong for me, I figure they might be wrong for someone else, and I might as well pile on.
Here are the offending tweets that BP was so up-in-arms about:
Reds go from a hitter with a .320 OBP in the 2 hole to one with a .310 OBP
— ctrent (@ctrent) August 28, 2013
Phillips career slash line: .272/.320/.430. career slash in 2 spot: .277/.320/.424
— ctrent (@ctrent) August 28, 2013
You might say these are stupid tweets to get upset over. They aren’t exactly damning. Oooooh, Phillips has 0.010 lower OBP than Franzier. BFD.
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