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Mad Em-Dashes is a St. Louis Cardinals blog by Dan Moore that does not want to waste your time. 

Jason Heyward loses half his value when you drive him off the lot

Every time I use HTML and CSS I have to start over from scratch, which means that I have to read a new book about it. In every new book there's a strange, uncanny-valley project used for the examples—a veterinarian's homepage, or a tchotchke store, or a website about Spanish history.

It looks almost like a real website, but the way it has to stretch to provide an instance of every HTML element and CSS selector betrays its roots. It's too perfect an example.

General Managing for Dummies > Chapter 12 > Risk vs. Cost Certainty

12-14 G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG OBP SLG
Markakis 419 1696 474 79 4 37 163 0.279 0.342 0.396
Heyward 411 1542 410 78 10 52 178 0.266 0.345 0.431

What if our former top prospect stops running, and he keeps losing power, and his defensive reputation doesn't accurately measure his defensive ability? He'd probably only be worth a win or two, and you wouldn't want to make a long-term commitment.