For the Love of G-d, Run It Out!

Contrary to some fans, I do not believe that players in their 30s should bust it down the line on every routine ground ball to second base. On the other hand, I do think that even the rotting corpse of John Candy should make an effort to leave the batter’s box and run out a trickler hugging the third-base line, even more so when you’re in the eighth inning of a tie game against the division-leading Tigers.

So yeah, ten-year veteran with the goofy smile Nick Swisher, I am looking at you.


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