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Schmuck observations: The danger of Rogers Centre and the bad attitudes in Kansas City
Schmuck observations: The danger of Rogers Centre and the bad attitudes in Kansas City

No splendor in phony grass: It's hard to believe that in a sport with $200 million athletes, a stadium could get something so wrong. The brand-new turf at Toronto's Rogers Centre is so soft and uneven that the Orioles were hesitant to play on it, and they probably wish they hadn't. Jimmy Paredes got hit in the face by a bad-hop grounder at batting practice Tuesday, and Ryan Flaherty suffered a groin injury while running the bases Wednesday. The Blue Jays also lost an important player during the series when catcher Dioner Navarro suffered a hamstring strain on the spongy base path Tuesday. There's talk that Major League Baseball could look at the situation, but there...

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