Did anyone else take advantage of the free ESPN Insider day yesterday? You didn’t miss much, but here’s a funny nugget from Jerry Crasnick’s May 6th piece, talking about the A’s franchise third baseman Eric Chavez’s recent slump.
“I got to that point where I was really drilling myself,” Chavez said. “Then it got so bad I just said, ‘Forget about it. Let it go.’ I’m trying to keep a cool head and hoping my numbers will be what they always are. But when you’re going through your bad streak, you never know for sure. It might be one of those Pat Burrell years.”HAHAHAHA! That sucks.
He’s referring to 2003, when Burrell slumped to .209 with 21 homers and never got it going. If that happens to Chavez, the Athletics are toast.