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June 4, 2012

BP Unfiltered

Baseball is Predictable, Unpredictable

by Ben Lindbergh

The three most recent press releases to appear at MLB.com:

Bryce Harper and Mike Trout being the best rookies in baseball? Predictable. Preordained, even. Jim Johnson having a 0.78 ERA and a 17-for-17 record in save opportunities? Not as predictable. Both are why we watch.

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