For Matt Holliday, Karma Sucks!

Posted: 10th October 2009 by Steven Resnick in MLB
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When the Oakland A's made a headline this past off-season by trading for Matt Holliday, there was a belief by many A's fans that he would bring that big bat to the lineup that the A's had been lacking. Not only was Holliday a bitter disappointment, but his lackluster effort on defense and at the plate was just flat-out awful. When you look at his numbers for the A's, you see a .286 batting average, 11 homers, and 54 RBI. Pretty good numbers for an A's hitter considering how offensively challenged the A's had been in recent memory. Yet, they weren't decent; far from it. Holliday looked lost at the plate and he swung at fastballs that he normally would have been able to crush. You know it was poor effort by Holliday if Orlando Cabrera could catch up to the fastball and Holliday couldn't. Now ...

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