AN UNCOMMON THOUGHT

"The real trick to life is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery."
-Fred Alan Wolf

31 August 2012

Define.


All those one-run wins during the home stand were because "good teams win those games." Sometimes, good teams lose games, too.

Maybe, you know, this is just baseball, where even your stars go up to the plate in big moments and come away defeated. Maybe, you know, this is baseball, where speaking in absolutes is an invitation to be humbled.

The series stunk. The Tigers stunk. Only days earlier they were heroes.

If you want to concentrate on the negative, maybe baseball isn't your game. It's a game of failure -- good players do it a majority of the team, good teams do it 40 percent of the time. It's how you react to that failure that defines you.

The Tigers -- from scrubs to starts -- failed you.

But let's see how this team chooses to define itself this weekend.


Read the rest at Bless You Boys.

The Good Guys come home to face division-leading Chicago, this weekend.

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