"I've been working on myself a long time...I finally found a breakthrough, and from now on, everybody gets a chance to really see [what] the real Elijah Dukes is like."
(Elijah Dukes, via Washington Times, 2/20/2008)
The much anticipated arrival of The New and Improved, Real Elijah Dukes at Nats' Camp.
But how will Dukes, facing a logjam in the OF and most likely limited playing time, respond to riding the pine? Will he even be given the opportunity to live up to his monster potential (and we mean 'monster' in the best sense of the word here)? Can the Real Elijah Dukes stay out of trouble?
(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)