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MLB's April showers

Before you get caught up in the magic of April baseball, here are a few thoughts to bring you back down to earth.

Originally Published: April 26, 2005
By David Schoenfield | Page 2

This is what bugs me about April baseball: Brian Roberts.

Look, I know you Orioles fans are all excited about Mr. Roberts. I'm tired of hearing of this guy. He's not going to be the AL MVP. He may not even be an All-Star. A guy who hits .273 with four home runs doesn't suddenly become one of baseball's best hitters.

And Shea Hillenbrand, he bugs me too. We've seen hot starts from him before. Just call him Mr. April.

Don't even get me going on Clint Barmes. ...

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