If I said the name “José Bautista” to you, would the first thing that comes to mind be, “Hey, he’s leading Major League Baseball in home runs”? I didn’t think so…but it should be.
With due credit to the great Rodney Dangerfield, Bautista is getting no respect. The 29-year old Toronto Blue Jays’ right fielder has 43 home runs this season. And the fact that nobody seems to know it, or care, is a bit of a headshaker. (more…)