Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/17/12
“Wild Thing” You Make My Heart Sing! Remember the moment from that iconic baseball movie Major League where Rick “Wild Thing” Vaughn’s control issues were solved when he was given a pair of glasses?  It was funny because it was plausibly ridiculous. However fiction met reality when Trayvon Robinson rolled into camp sporting a new pair of specs. The 24 year old Robinson joined the Seattle Mariners through a three team trade involving Eric Bedard last season and was almost immediately brought up to the major league club. Trayvon appeared in 44 games for the Mariners hitting a measly .210 with logging in 61 strike outs compared to only getting 30 hits.  It did seem as though the switch hitter had a bit of a hitch in his swing as if he wasn’t seeing the ball real well. Yet no one thought about the fact that he may not be literally seeing the ball at all. "Wild Thing" Robinson You Make My Heart Sing! (Image from Mariners.com) When asked about his new specs, Robinson shared that his c...
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