Man, has anyone seen the season that Orioles first baseman, Chris Davis, is having? Dude's going off. 37 home runs, .314 BA, and a mess of RBIs (97 to be exact)? How haven't we heard of this guy before? Let's check out his stats: Davis had 33 home runs and 87 RBIs all of last season, and in the season before that only put up five home runs to go with 19 RBIs. Wait, what? Hmmm...anything seem fishy to you guys? Or how about Jose Bautista? The Toronto Blue Jays star had never hit more than 16 home runs in a season before he hit 54 in 2010 when he was already 29 years old. And what about Yoenis CesPEDes jacking 17 home runs in the first round of the Home Run Derby?
Okay, okay, that last one is a stretch, but you see where we're going with this, right? It almost doesn't matter whether or not any of these guys are taking steroids; the fact of the matter is that we're instantly suspicious of any player's success at this point. We feel wrong giving an honest player his due. How are you supposed to enjoy following a sport when you're constantly paranoid of it?