He really hasn't been THAT bad. Over the last month (not including tonights game) he was hitting .276 with 5 HRs, 15 runs and 12 RBI. His overall numbers are masked by that terrible slide at the beginning of the year, but Vernon hasn't been playing as bad as his overall numbers show.
[size=10]"Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument." [/size]