"I keep saying, this is really a good young man," Roenicke said. "It's a shame that with sometimes where you are, and with him being the superstar that he is, that he's going to be booed in so many places.
"For one, when I was young, I couldn't even imagine booing a player. Opposing player, whatever. When I was a kid and my parents took me to a ballgame, I can't even imagine booing somebody, and if I did, my dad would have taken care of it. I just don't understand it."
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