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Scott Simon Essay: 20-Game Loser

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Scott Simon Essay: 20-Game Loser

Scott Simon Essay: 20-Game Loser

Scott Simon Essay: 20-Game Loser

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NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the struggles of Mike Maroth of the Detroit Tigers. The young pitcher is the first major leaguer in 23 years to lose 20 games in a season, but he's sending a powerful message about pressing on in the face of adversity.