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Rise and Phight: 9/29/2022

All the criticism is warranted

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Chicago Cubs Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

If you see anything today or in the coming days about the players being unhappy with any criticism being heaped upon them, immediately reject it. Part of the job of a professional athlete is having to take that criticism in stride. If they are not happy with it, they can simply play better. But we as writers who write about the team are allowed to criticize when players are performing poorly and right now, well, I don’t need to tell you. Does the criticism need to be personal? No and if I am doing so, please point it out.

But any kind of criticism they get is completely warranted.

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