Re: Cubs release Silva citing "performance" as the reason
Originally Posted by reds1869
No way. He is a clubhouse disaster waiting to happen; the shots he took at the Cubs on the way out the door show the type of attitude that can really destabilize a team environment. His career numbers say he's not worth the risk.
This. There is more to this game than simply numbers. Personality MATTERS. Attitude MATTERS. Work Ethic MATTERS. Respect MATTERS. And when you've got a young and impressionable team, it matters even more.
Pitching and defense...anything else is gravy. Mmmm...gravy.