Last week, Cameron Maybin was doing the media rounds at Spring Training. We were hearing the usual from a guy coming back from injury, but one thing that stuck out to me was his stated desire to be more cautious in the outfield. I’ve never thought of Cam as a particularly reckless player, and I grew concerned that his injury history was getting in his head. I had this weird notion I couldn’t shake that Cam was going to change his style of play and that was going to be detrimental to his defensive value. And then, yesterday, he went and gave the same effort he always does. He made the same kind of play demonstrating the glove and range that makes him a plus defender at a position which prioritizes good defense. He dove and hurt himself, inconveniencing me and throwing my plans out the window. Cameron Maybin is the worst.

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