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Erie MLN: Yesterday is in the Past

Figaro has moved past his May struggles

One of the things that I love about baseball is that it doesn't care about yesterday. You go out on Monday and strike out three times and you can be back out there to get ‘em tomorrow. You don't have to wait a week to redeem yourself. All it takes is for it to click one time and all of the sudden your back in the saddle again.

On the other hand, it can fall apart just as quickly, without explanation. We started to see that with Alfredo Figaro. In April he didn't look like he belonged in Erie. We use the phrase ‘he's a man amongst boys' far too often to describe absolute dominance in sports, well, that doesn't even begin to touch on the overwhelming obliteration of his opposition early on. Figaro was King Kong. No...

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