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Postby Zito is God » Wed Feb 15, 2006 1:47 pm

Is Lorretta a lock for fantastic numbers this year? Hes out of Petco and into Fenway so I see the numbers improving, lineup is better, and the average will always be there. I am concerned if he can do it this year though, his age?

What do you see him from him?
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Postby thomasps3 » Wed Feb 15, 2006 2:29 pm

Well, being a Boston fan, you might get a slightly skewed stat line, but I have him pegged for this, but a wide area for variation....

.297
10 HRs
75 RBI
85 Rs
3 SBs

Quite honestly, the last 3 years I was actually a bit surprised about his average, but it looks a lot like an older version of Tadahito Iguchi, who will be priced higher bc of his age and Loretta's injury last year...


[/quote]Hoping Boston's entire rotation will be lit up this year.

What exactly do you mean by that

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Postby stumpak » Wed Feb 15, 2006 3:20 pm

If Loretta can stay healthy and play 150 games, I would agree with that statline but add a ton of additional runs. That said, he is an injury risk.
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Postby tuckerman85 » Wed Feb 15, 2006 5:12 pm

I'm a sox fan, and i expect good things from him. Might be a little biased. I look for him to stay under his numbers from 2 years ago. With that said, everyone in my fantasy league is a sox fan, so he'll end up going way too early. I agree with Thomas's numbers. He's going to have a lot of protection in that lineup too.
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Postby Ender » Wed Feb 15, 2006 5:49 pm

Boston won't really help his base numbers very much, Petco favors gap hitters who hit for average so it played right into his strengths. I would expect his R's/RBI's to go up a bit though assuming he stays healthy.
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