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The Dangerous Saga of Carlos Rodriguez

Talent and potential make many of us overlook blemishes on a player. We tolerate attitude, don't blink an eye when they're given preferential treatment and in fact, we lavish them with praise while we look the other way. Sometimes though, our gaze shouldn't be diverted. We need to say simply "enough". Such is the case with Carlos Rodriguez, whose biggest potential may be his potential for being dangerous.

"I've seen him mimic shooting at people and cars," relayed one Phillies staffer. "He makes you feel very uneasy." These are comments about Carlos Rodriguez. He is officially off of the suspended list, but the Phillies have kept him in extended spring training for now, sort of like what you do with a dog after it bites someone. You quarantine him to check for signs of trouble. With C-Rod, there... Recommended Stories

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