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Postby Music2004Man » Fri Dec 23, 2005 12:54 am

Detroit has some good young pitching (read: Verlander, Zumaya) it should be interesting to see how they handle Bonderman's young arm next year. He battled injuries and fatigue at the end of last year so maybe they'll be alittle easier on him this year.
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Postby Dr. StrangeGlove » Fri Dec 23, 2005 2:45 am

He had pain in his elbow near the end of the year, hopefully it was just fatigue. He has good stuff but he has not been able to put it all together.
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Postby kev921 » Fri Dec 23, 2005 11:27 am

Trot Nixon wrote:
bleach168 wrote:Shhhhhh...

He's one of my sleepers.
Ditto!


No doubt, some secrets are good to keep quiet!
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Postby giants! » Sat Dec 24, 2005 10:42 pm

Last year when I had him, I was pleasantly suprised with his performance through most of the year. Towards the end though, I lost all confidence in him and would refuse to start him even against the best matchups. I will not draft him this year where he will more than likely go b/c what use is there in having a pitcher that you are not confident in.
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Postby davidmarver » Sat Dec 24, 2005 11:11 pm

Bonderman, in my opinion actually gets too much love.

Last season he was less valuable than David Wells, Gustavo Chacin, Jake Westbrook, Brad Penny, Mike Mussina, or Kris Benson.

Sure, he was only 23 and shows promise, but still...temper your enthusiasm.
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