Re: John Sickels on Devin Mesoraco
Originally Posted by medford
I'm going to go out on a limb here and venture a guess that somewhere along the line, Mes has caught a primiraly spanish speaking pitcher at some point. Its not like he's going out to the mound to discuss politics or the latest breakfast cereal. "keep the ball down", "throw this guy inside", "keep the ball away", "set him up with heat, then finish him off w/ something breaking" all probably translate pretty easy b/w catcher/pitcher in any language.
Speaking spanish is certainly a plus for hernandez, but on the list of priorities of deciding if you should bring him back next season or not, its got rank pretty low.
Absolutely. This catcher who speaks spanish thing is the most overblown thing I've seen on this board.
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH
Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS