Dukes letting talent, not anger, take over

Originally Published: April 4, 2007
By Amy K. Nelson | ESPN The Magazine

Anger can be maddening, blinding and empowering. It can arrive as quickly as a tsunami, can recede in the flick of a light switch. The anger that looms inside Elijah Dukes is a fierce emotion, one that has caused him problems off the field, and has delayed his stardom on it.

"The anger would just take over," the rookie Devil Rays outfielder says. "Now when something happens, I can kind of switch sides and think about how the other person is thinking and how I can make it different."

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