Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
I'm not referring to that. Everytime Doug or I say something positive about the Reds, someone butts in and tells us to not get too excited because so and so is too old, or doesn't walk enough, or someone from another organization is much better. It gets a little old.
Sean Watson was being hailed as the second coming.
I (among others) tempered my enthusiasm due to the fact that he was a college guy in low A.
He got the well deserved promotion and has been getting a little roughed up in High A.
He is no longer the second coming.
This is just an example, but it seems as if logic sometimes leaves the building when it comes to Cincy prospects. I'm sure that Bruce's K/BB rate would be brought up if he was a Cards prospect, for example.