Twenty-nine-year-old rookie Bryan LaHair's tale did not end like he had planned, but it follows the tale of virtually all players in his position. Cubs fans know this version of it all too well, having already played through non-factors like Micah Hoffpauir, Jake Fox and a host of other heavy-hitting corner infielders who just can't make it when the at-bats pile up.
These other guys along with LaHair have the burden of a very late start on a Major League career. Some may try to pinpoint the late career start on being "blocked" at the higher levels by better talent, but LaHair never really had that concern.
While no one will doubt Bryan LaHair's ability to absolutely annihilate AAA-pitching, his longevity as an everyday player seems to have run its course. An absolutely ...
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