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He's just a guy who knows how to win...

You mean he's a guy who knows that his team needs to have more runs than the opposing team in order to win? Have to love how often it is that the guy described should be asking to sit instead of play if he really knows how to win.

Bonus: This guy is a proven winner...

We can boil the meaning of this genius statement down to this: The guy was, at least once, a member of a team that won a WS, and this fact can be proven, whether said guy did a lot to help them win or not.

Does all the little things right...

My beef here might be with the diction rather than the overall point, but whatever. Honestly, should anyone but Eckstein and DP be up for consideration for doing the little things right?

The repeated "fundamentals" line gets old, but at least it gets the point across better. The fundamentals can be big. If you don't agree with that statement, go back and review film of Wily Mo playing the OF.

Can't turn the ball over on the road...

This is one my sister Maura picked up in reference to one of the recent NBA playoff games. My response: Because if they turn the ball over at home they get a do-over.

This is why they don't play the games on paper...

This is usually said in reference to some unusual or outstanding play on the field. The real reason they don't play the games on paper? $ $ $

While we wait for the A's and Sox at 7:05 EDT, add in your own (least) favorite cliches in the comments.