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Postby Trazcon » Sun Apr 24, 2005 6:50 pm

Picked up Ford a few days ago and dropped Mench a week ago. I want to stick with Ford because he supposedly steals bases, but he only has one attempt so far and that was on Friday.

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Postby Packrats » Sun Apr 24, 2005 6:53 pm

Mench, easily.
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Postby Dodger Blue » Sun Apr 24, 2005 7:07 pm

Mench but its pretty close depends on your clubs needs.
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Postby GameOn » Mon Apr 25, 2005 1:16 pm

Mench by far, even if he sits out once or twice a week. If you need SBs Ford might be your guy but I only see him getting like 10, so I think you would be better off looking elsewhere anyay. Mench has 35 HR potential and he was a career .302 hitter in the minors; whereas, Ford was a career .290 hitter in the minors. Both players have the potential to hit around .290-.300 but Mench plays ina better lineup and in a better park. I would take him.
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Postby Pogotheostrich » Mon Apr 25, 2005 1:22 pm

They are real close IMO.
If you need 15 HR more than you need 10 SB I would go with Mench.
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Postby rocky123 » Mon Apr 25, 2005 2:09 pm

I'd go with Mench. He starting to turn it around now after a slow start. He's in a potent lineup in a great hitter's park. I'm hoping if he keeps hitting they will eventually move him up in the lineup, especially with Hidalgo stinking it up.
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Postby bryan1327 » Tue Apr 26, 2005 9:42 am

Thanks all...I made the move to Mench ;-D
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Postby T-Bone Costanza » Tue Apr 26, 2005 1:13 pm

Can anyone tell me if there is a definite pattern of when Mench plays and does not play? I just picked him up and am wondering when he'll be sitting.
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Postby stumpak » Tue Apr 26, 2005 1:41 pm

My understanding is that he should be full-time now.

Dellucci - full-time DH
Nix - starts in OF against righties
Matthews - starts for Nix against lefties, maybe steals a game from Mnch against righties every now and again.
Hidalgo - every day
Mench - every day

My read is that now that Gonzalez is in AAA and out of the DH picture, Mench is a full-timer for all intents in purposes.
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