Cameron Maybin starting to see the sun

Fear of failing or another demotion to the minors behind the Padres' outfielder

Updated: August 6, 2011, 5:40 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Trevor Hoffman jogged out of the San Diego bullpen for years to the accompaniment of AC/DC's "Hells Bells," so maybe Padres center fielder Cameron Maybin will warrant a theme song of his own in time. Timbuk3's single, "The Future's So Bright (I Gotta Wear Shades)," springs to mind as a good choice, for both symbolic and practical reasons.

Maybin, 24, keeps a case in his locker stall with a half-dozen sunglasses of all shapes, styles and UV ratings. While he's off lifting weights or taking ...

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