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He decided to leave the team and head home after he was left off the playoff roster:

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/baseball/rays/article1126545.ece

Rays fans (in the comments section) seem pretty upset with him, but there are a few fans in his corner. What'd you guys think about his decision? Underappreciated catcher? Or baby throwing a temper tantrum?

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Temper tantrum.

Vastly different circumstances, but you look at a guy like Chipper Jones who has been to the postseason practically every year of his big league career and he's still in the Atlanta dugout tonight despite not having played for months. He knows how important it is to be there, and he's a future Hall of Famer.

It's not like Dioner Navarro is pretty lucky to be able to call himself a major leaguer. He should be thrilled to suit up as one and sit on the bench while his teammates play in the postseason. What a chump.

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Temper tantrum.

Vastly different circumstances, but you look at a guy like Chipper Jones who has been to the postseason practically every year of his big league career and he's still in the Atlanta dugout tonight despite not having played for months. He knows how important it is to be there, and he's a future Hall of Famer.

It's not like Dioner Navarro is pretty lucky to be able to call himself a major leaguer. He should be thrilled to suit up as one and sit on the bench while his teammates play in the postseason. What a chump.

And another example from the same game is Barry Zito. $75mm contract and doesn't make the roster. He's up on the railing cheering for his guys.

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