The Tigers’ World Series window always came with an expiration date, but there still may be hope for one more run as a number of key players are starting to get healthy.
When the Tigers lost the World Series in 2012, the general assumption was that they would be back, and it wouldn’t take long for them to do so. Detroit fans have waited — not always patiently — for that day to come after the franchise went all-in for the “now”, while abandoning the “future” in the process.
That lukewarm support can’t be attributed solely to steroid rumors; Sosa’s overall statistics beyond his home run total don’t necessarily present an ironclad case, and the corked bat didn’t help. But it appears unlikely he’ll reach the level of support needed to be voted in by the writers or future veterans’ committees.
Sosa’s words to Wasserstrom make it sound like he’s made his peace with that. The rest of the interview touches on his transition to being a businessman, his acrimonious departure from Chicago after Cheap Jerseys Hot the 2004 season, and the Cubs’ run to the World Series title, among other topics.
“The similarities: The quick release, the arm talent and the ability stay in balance while moving his feet,” McShay wrote. “A lot of time and motivation went into Rodgers’ NFL development, of course, but you see the raw tools with Trubisky.”
To be fair, the anonymous person compared Trubisky to Rodgers when the quarterback was coming into the NFL, not at his current status. It’s still a noticeable comment since someone with authority sees Rodgers kind of potential out of Trubisky.