I'm ostracized. I'm a leper

我被排斥,视为疯子

2019-02-22
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There is an epidemic failure within the game to understand what is really happening

人们对棒球的无知传染病,那不是球场上的真实情况

epidemic[ˌɛpɪˈdɛmɪk] n.流行病;迅速的传播adj.流行性的

 

And this leads people who run Major League Baseball teams

导致大联盟球队总经理

 

To misjudge their players and mismanage their teams

错判球员价值,错误管理球队

 

I apologize

抱歉

 

Go on

继续

 

Okay. People who run ball clubs, they think in terms of buying players

管理球队的人,用买球员的方式思考

 

Your goal shouldn't be to buy players. Your goal should be to buy wins

你目标不该是买球员,而是买胜场

 

And in order to buy wins, you need to buy runs

要赢球,就要买得分

 

You're trying to replace Johnny Damon

你想替补强尼戴蒙

 

The Red Sox see Johnny Damon and they see a star who's worth$7.5 million a year

红袜队认为强尼戴蒙,是年薪值750万的明日之星

 

When I see Johnny Damon, what I see is...

我则认为强尼戴蒙,在我眼里

 

An imperfect understanding of where runs come from

是不懂如何得分的球员

imperfect[ɪmˈpɜ:rfɪkt] adj.有缺点的,不完美的

 

The guy's got a great glove. He is a decent leadoff hitter

He can steal bases

守备很好,打第一棒很称职,也很会盗垒

 

But is he worth the $7.5 million a year that the Boston Red Sox are paying him?

但他值不值红袜付他一年750万

 

No. No

我不认为

 

Baseball thinking is medieval. They are asking all the wrong questions

棒球界一直封闭守旧,永远问错问题

medieval [ˌmidiˈivəl]  adj.中古的,中世纪的

 

And if I say it to anybody, I'm ostracized. I'm a leper

如果我把这告诉别人,一定会被排斥,当成疯子

ostracize [ˈɑ:strəsaɪz]  vt.排斥;放逐;流放;摈弃

leper['lepər]  n.别人避之唯恐不及的人

 

So that's why I'm cagey about this with you

所以我才不太敢讲

cagey[ˈkedʒi]  adj.小心的;吞吞吐吐的



I respect you, Mr. Beane, and if you want full disclosure

我尊敬你,比恩先生,如果你想听完整的版本

 

I think it's a good thing that you got Damon off your payroll

我认为戴蒙离开是件好事

 

I think it opens up all kinds of interesting possibilities

这帮你的队伍开启无限可能


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