mcqfesijiba wrote:Some bright sides to the season (there aren't many):
2)Improved production in the minor leagues, particularly Zumaya and Verlander.
3)Polanco and Ordonez.
4)Fernando Rodney. He shouldn't be the closer next year, but he has looked terrific for the most part despite this being his comeback year from Tommy John surgery and would make a fine 7th or 8th inning setup guy.
I'd rather not think too much of the bad points of the season right now. There are just too many. Too many area of concern going into next season. If this isn't a very, very busy offseason, 12 straight will not be the end.
I don't know that I can muster up the faith to but into point #2. When I see these guys come up a perform, I'll belive it. Granderson does look to have promise, but I have to see it happen in April and May, when it matters. Hits are cheaper now, just ask Pena. Rodney is going to be a solid 8th inning type guy. There's always next year, brother, always next year.