Good News, Red Sox Fans: Carl Crawford Is No Longer Indicative Of The Apocalypse

by evanmcmurry

Now that $142 million man Carl Crawford—whose name, up through last week, was being ubiquitously paired with words like “mess,” “fiasco,” and “disaster”—is hitting .355/.375/.710/1.085 with eight runs and nine RBI in the past few games, he no longer statistically correlates to the end of the world:

Via Google Trends, red is “apocalypse,” blue is “Carl Crawford.” You can clearly see Carl break away in the end there.

Twitter agrees:

It’s official: Carl, you’re out of the doghouse. Now don’t fuck it up.