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Postby Philliebuster » Tue Apr 11, 2006 10:04 am

Remember, contract year...Huff will succeed, and he may very well get traded mid-season to a contender (deep down I hope Colorado :*) ) but seriously, lets give him a little time....he'll come around.
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Postby bigh0rt » Tue Apr 11, 2006 10:53 am

Philliebuster wrote:Remember, contract year...Huff will succeed, and he may very well get traded mid-season to a contender (deep down I hope Colorado :*) ) but seriously, lets give him a little time....he'll come around.


Foolery. There is nothing concrete or substantial that suggests players perform better, or worse for that matter, in contract years. It's a case by case basis, and it's certainly an argument I wouldn't be resting my hopes and dreams on for Huff; and I actually have him on my team. That said, I imagine he'll come around and produce at least what he did last year, probably slightly better; but it has nothing to do with the status of his contract...
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Postby jh2031 » Tue Apr 11, 2006 2:33 pm

bigh0rt wrote:
Philliebuster wrote:Remember, contract year...Huff will succeed, and he may very well get traded mid-season to a contender (deep down I hope Colorado :*) ) but seriously, lets give him a little time....he'll come around.


Foolery. There is nothing concrete or substantial that suggests players perform better, or worse for that matter, in contract years. It's a case by case basis, and it's certainly an argument I wouldn't be resting my hopes and dreams on for Huff; and I actually have him on my team. That said, I imagine he'll come around and produce at least what he did last year, probably slightly better; but it has nothing to do with the status of his contract...


Adrian Beltre and Javy Lopez sure cashed in on those contract years. :-b
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Postby chinst » Tue Apr 11, 2006 2:36 pm

Glad to see this thread resurrected. I didn't get to participate last year because I didn't have Huff. Unfortunately, he graces my bench this year...

I laugh every time I read the name of this thread. It just sounds so funny when you say it aloud.

Hit a dingdong, you dope!
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Postby nuggets » Tue Apr 11, 2006 4:06 pm

bigh0rt wrote:
Philliebuster wrote:Remember, contract year...Huff will succeed, and he may very well get traded mid-season to a contender (deep down I hope Colorado :*) ) but seriously, lets give him a little time....he'll come around.


Foolery. There is nothing concrete or substantial that suggests players perform better, or worse for that matter, in contract years. It's a case by case basis, and it's certainly an argument I wouldn't be resting my hopes and dreams on for Huff; and I actually have him on my team. That said, I imagine he'll come around and produce at least what he did last year, probably slightly better; but it has nothing to do with the status of his contract...


Someone posted a nice study here which showed some measurable effect of conract years...

here it is:

http://www.middlebury.edu/services/econ ... c/0507.pdf
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Postby Philliebuster » Tue Apr 11, 2006 4:12 pm

bigh0rt wrote:
Philliebuster wrote:Remember, contract year...Huff will succeed, and he may very well get traded mid-season to a contender (deep down I hope Colorado :*) ) but seriously, lets give him a little time....he'll come around.


Foolery. There is nothing concrete or substantial that suggests players perform better, or worse for that matter, in contract years. It's a case by case basis, and it's certainly an argument I wouldn't be resting my hopes and dreams on for Huff; and I actually have him on my team. That said, I imagine he'll come around and produce at least what he did last year, probably slightly better; but it has nothing to do with the status of his contract...


Lol, I knew someone was going to post something like this. I tend to disagree; stastically you could be correct on average; but I don't think that anyone can say there is no impact, at least one can state that a player indeed trys harder and has more insentive to suceed in a contract year.
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Postby JTWood » Thu Apr 13, 2006 12:42 am

We are on Ding-Dong hiatus for 4-6 weeks. Please check back then.

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Postby Tiki Barber's Barber » Thu Apr 13, 2006 12:48 am

lmao. what a classic thread.
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Postby bigh0rt » Thu Apr 13, 2006 12:54 am

JTWood wrote:We are on Ding-Dong hiatus for 4-6 weeks. Please check back then.

O:-)


So basically we'll just continue as if he were in the everyday lineup for that period... ;-7
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Postby The Loveable Losers » Thu Apr 13, 2006 10:31 am

bigh0rt wrote:
JTWood wrote:We are on Ding-Dong hiatus for 4-6 weeks. Please check back then.

O:-)


So basically we'll just continue as if he were in the everyday lineup for that period... ;-7


That sounds about right for the first 2 months of the season. ;)
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