rich101682 wrote:The bottom line is that yes, Rivera is nasty nasty nasty. But you would be a fool to think that his track record doesn't intimidate people stepping in against him. That's how the man works: his stuff is nasty, and on top of that, just the thought of how nasty he is makes it that much harder to hit him.
I'd say that as good as his stuff is, his mental intimidation based on stuff and track record is just as important to his success.
And this is all from a die hard Sox fan.
Which doesn't really help your argument.