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Barnett: Is Josh Harrison Who We Thought He Was?

Barnett: Is Josh Harrison Who We Thought He Was?

Earlier this week, a series of famous post-game tirades ended up in my social media feed, and I was immediately drawn to the familiar Dennis Green outburst from the 2006 Monday Night Meltdown.  If you haven’t seen it, he essentially says, “they are who we thought they are; and we let them off the hook” several times in indignant fashion.  While it may not eclipse Jim Mora’s screeching voice saying, “playoffs? Don't talk about the playoffs. I just hope we can win a game,” it is right up there in my book

So the Mora quote might have seemed more appropriate during the Pirates six game skid last season, it was the Green quote that's been on my mind. More precisely, the weight of it centers on the Pirates most productive hitter this far into the 2017 season, Josh Harrison.  For just when he ...

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