“It’s very easy for me to block it out. I understand it’s
my career, but the options are pretty good. I stay where I want to stay,
or I go and probably get a chance to play for a World Series,
definitely in a pennant race. That’s two pretty awesome options. I’m in a
— Adam Dunn, talking about why he blocks out the trade chatter.
Dunn was routinely knocked when he played for the Reds for having a bad attitude and being lackadaisical. Every time he opens his mouth, however, he sounds like a remarkably grounded and healthy person. Maybe that just doesn’t fly with the Marty Brennamans of the world, but I can’t imagine not wanting a sensible guy like Dunn in my clubhouse.