I think his decline had more to do with him cutting his hair than PED’s or aging.

]]>He then referred to “career numbers” – which encompasses all of them – and stated Ordonez was one of the best ‘dozen or so’ right-handed batters, because of his career numbers – all of them.

bfbarker gave a list of one statistic and made a statement to prove his point.

Gleeman made a generic statement based on career numbers to imply something.

Big difference in what the two said.

]]>(OPS+ is OPS adjusted for park and league factors, so barker’s reply is a direct rebuttal of the original post, using a more accurate version of the statistic used.)

]]>It’s no wonder his ability tanked after they started getting strict on steroid abusers

Yup, Spring of ’06 the testing program was put in. Ordonez proceeded to put up a .363/.434/.595 batting line in ’07 and would have been MVP if not for the absurd year Arod put up. He then followed that up with a .317/.376.494 batting line.

So your narrative is pretty much false, but grats on the new tinfoil hat!

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