Dale Sveum tries to compliment someone

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He's [Brian Bogusevic] been the Joe Mather of camp so far — Dale Sveum

I'm pretty sure Dale Sveum meant this as a compliment, but saying someone is the Joe Mather of anything is kind of the opposite. I'll just repost what I already did about Mather.

Joe Mather was the worst player in baseball last year. Baseball Reference only thought he was the 5th worst player in baseball.

In four seasons in the big leagues, Joe Mather has been a replacement level player or better only once according to both Fangraphs and Baseball Reference. That was in 2008.

I'm confused because a few weeks ago Dale Sveum said that Brent Lillibridge could be the Joe Mather of spring training.

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