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Postby TB13 » Thu Aug 18, 2005 1:39 pm

Which predictions by you are you gloating about and what are you eating crow about?
For myself, it's:

Correct
1. B-Rob crashing back to Earth after the Break
2. ARam continuing right where he left off last year.

Eating a healthy dose of crow
1. D. Willis crashing back to Earth after the Break
2. Miggy outperforming ARod.
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Postby bigh0rt » Thu Aug 18, 2005 1:47 pm

Correct:
1. Eric Chavez being a Top 5 3B despite batting below the Mendoza line for the first 6 weeks of the season.
2. Todd Jones not relinquishing the Closer role in FLA to Guillermo Mota any time this season.
3. Two words: Chase Utley. Did YOU Draft him? Cause I did.
4. Victor Martinez returning to his Top 3 Fantasy C status.
5. David Wright being a Top 5 3B this season, plus SBs.
6. Yhency Brazoban sucking after Gagne went on the DL x2.
7. Ken Griffey Jr. being healthy all year. Ha!

Wrong:
1. Carlos Beltran having a 2nd half like he's posted in recent years.
2. Two words: Bret Boone. I drafted him too. :-P
3. Dustin Hermanson crashing bigtime.
4. Gustavo Chacin finishing with 10 wins or less.
5. John Garland falling off the face of the Earth.
6. Roger Clemens having a sub-par season.

And that's just off the top of my head. :-o
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Postby djack909 » Thu Aug 18, 2005 1:48 pm

Chone Figgins would equal Carl Crawford. Thome would Hit 40+ HR
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Postby Niffoc4 » Thu Aug 18, 2005 2:37 pm

Correct:
1. Walker not worth it as closer
2. Roy Halladay: stud
3. Chad Cordero: good closer
Incorrect:
1. Justin Morneau top 1B
2. Javier Vazquez: stud starter
3. Hafner: dud
4. Oliver Perez: awesome SP
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Postby BigMusky » Thu Aug 18, 2005 2:41 pm

I remember starting a post about how Willis was someone to target right at the All-Star break and everyone gave me so much crap. I said everyone was expecting a crash and that his splits were misleading and you could get him cheap. Well he had two horrible outings right after I said this and thought, well maybe I was wrong. Been solid since, so I am glad I did not make a fool of myself in hindsite.
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Postby OToddWalker » Thu Aug 18, 2005 3:17 pm

Correct:

Ken Griffey Jr.


To me, that's the only one that matters. Not only for my team (drafted him in the 20th round in a 10 player league), but for him. Ken Griffey Jr. AND Grant Hill making comebacks in the same calendar year... GOTTA LOVE IT!
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Postby gofish » Thu Aug 18, 2005 3:37 pm

OToddWalker wrote:Correct:
Ken Griffey Jr.

Bet your heart still drops on every gapper within range though but hey I'm glad for him and that hammy too. ;-D
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Postby superfly » Thu Aug 18, 2005 4:14 pm

Correct:
1. Chavez top 5 3b for rest of season after April.
2. John Patterson break out year.
3. Pat Burrell and Vernon Wells comeback year.
4. Inge performing as a top 3 C due to actually playing 3b.
5. Reyes stealing 50 bases

Wrong:
1. Bedard keeping it up after his injury
2. Sosa putting up a 30 homer season
3. D.Lee coming back to Earth (he kinda is but I thought it'd be sooner)
4. Kearns having a break out year
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Postby INKcogKNEEdough » Thu Aug 18, 2005 4:29 pm

correct: -That the Gagne 'thing' would linger most or all
year.
2-Brazobahn would out perform Gagne and be a
good closer all year.
3)That i had been mistaken abouut the ALL year thing and
selling high while i could
4)H.Street=stud
5)Mora would implode the 2nd half so traded REALLY high.
6)Foulke would struggle(HATE being right about that one)

WRONGGGG:
1)Brett myers will never figure it out :-t
2)K.Wood whatttttta bahgain
3)J.Mesa's arm will fall off this year(missed this one
for like the 8th year in a row),,,I am now amending
it to 'his arm will fall off the MINUTE i put him on my
team!
4)Sean Burroughs would surprise a LOT of people this year
5)"Matsui or Utley? hmmm I will take MATSUI in the 14th
round" :~(

To be determined:
1)Street will have more 2nd half saves than cordero by
at least 8
2)shilling is an arm/shoulder injury WAITING to happen
(please please please let me be wrong)

thats a few off the top of my head

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Postby bonecrusher17 » Fri Aug 19, 2005 11:28 am

Correct:
1 - Kept D.Wright over Morneau
2 - Drafted Carpenter slightly before he probably would have gone thinking he would have a pretty good season
3 - H.Street would take over for Dotel and succeed

Wrong:
1 - Traded a lot for Beltran in the off season
2 - Steve Finley has another really good year in him, especially in that lineup
3 - Beltran
4 - Schilling will be back to his old self in May
5 - friggin' Beltran
Put the lotion in the basket.
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