The Indians’ Captaincy

Guerrero: Kevin de León’s bid for sympathy digs a deeper hole. His actions on the field and off have cost himself and his club dearly.

In the end, no move could reverse the effects of de León’s poor play and his decision to accept the captaincy.

It would have been understandable to ask his teammates to step up and take up the captaincy duties. Guerrero gave them little choice. All he seemed to want to do was retire. Guerrero is a man who prefers to retreat and not stick his neck out.

While Guerrero was doing that, the Indians made their move. They showed the world the depths of their misery.

When de León was captain, he seemed to be content with the role. He played the team’s most important position. He played it with a sense of self-assuredness and was the player the team would most like to have in the dugout.

As captain, de León, now 35, was at times, his old self. He was once known to smile on the bench and joke with his teammates.

There were good feelings from the players, many of whom had cheered for him. The worst of them all was de León’s father, who often spoke about his son’s “goodness to people”.

The way de León responded to his father’s statements could have been a sign that he didn’t really hear him.

The Indians went from being the most hated team in the sport and to the deepest, darkest pit. While Guerrero gave all he could to contribute to his team, he made his teammates’ lives worse by walking into the abyss.

Kevin de León is no longer captain of the San Diego Padres, but he is still the face of his team. He has left the past and the future and the memories of good times at Great American Ball Park.

He’s taking his good looks and his good reputation with him.

By the time de León played in 2015, he and the Padres were not on the same page. That was the year of the strike. That was the year the team started to play games on the

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