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USA Today: Nyjer Morgan Models His Game After Juan Pierre

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Let's hope this is something that came from the writer's brain and not something Morgan actually said:

"I'm not going to hit the ball out of the ballpark," says Morgan, who has modeled his game after Juan Pierre, "but I try to be exciting and bring an energy."

I know Pierre actually had a couple good years there, but come on. He was toast by the time he was Morgan's age, he doesn't have a starting job anymore, and his contract is currently one of the biggest boondoggles in baseball. The idea that the Pirates' likely left fielder aspires to be Juan Pierre is depressing on so many levels.