Stanton Blast Provides Effective Counterpoint
There's a reason experts are called experts.
They're often reviled when some player, team, or event defies the odds, but they usually have a body of work to support their status.
In the matter of Miami's Giancarlo Stanton, though, most observers agree with the experts.
Dude's a ball-blasting stud.
Granted, the Marlins' thumper got off to a slow start this season, but did anyone doubt he'd soon right the battleship and go on a tear?
OK, this free-speech advocate did. The irony of his timing was impeccable:
Judging from that fan's premature exclamation, the dinger in question was probably his first of the evening:
Or, in Stanton's case, an astronaut.