Eating Another Plate of Crow

Posted: 16th September 2009 by Illya Harrell in MLB
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Eating crow is a fine meal when it benefits one's team.  Scott Rolen has been nothing short of fantastic since joining the Reds.  And all I did was whine and complain when first hearing the trade rumors.  There are times I love being wrong. After one hit in his first 13 at bats, Rolen has hit a solid .289 as a Red.  A far cry from Edwin Encarnacion who is currently batting .216 with the Jays. Defensively, unlike most, I never had anything against Edwin's play in the field.  It was always my belief that he saved more runs by fielding balls that other third basemen could only dream of reaching.  Sure, he threw a few into the stands, but I put up with that. Seeing Rolen diving all over the place and knocking down as many (if not more) than Edwin with accurate th ...

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