Re: Rick Sweet on Jay Bruce
Absolutely, redsmetz. More players' developments are set back years, sometimes destroying their careers altogether by being moved up too fast. The same is true in the business world as it is in baseball. Professional growth is similar across the board, regardless of the industry.
Rob Neyer: "Any writer who says he'd be a better manager than the worst manager is either 1) lying (i.e. 'using poetic license') or 2) patently delusional. Which isn't to say managers don't do stupid things that you or I wouldn't."