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Postby d18Mike » Mon Mar 13, 2006 3:14 pm

The issue with Drew is not just that he gets injured -- but his psychological threshold for injury is very low.

In StL. LaRussa literally used to just shake his head and grin at the reasons that Drew found to sit out. Sure, he's had some genuine issues. No question. But he'd also miss 20+ games just on the basis of his mild hypocondria.
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Postby j_d_mcnugent » Mon Mar 13, 2006 3:15 pm

fool me once, shame on you.
fool me twice, shame on me.

drew is just a big tease. i've had enough and moved on. pick yourself up a javy vazquez, preston wilson, magglio ordonez, or extra closer instead.
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Postby jayman » Mon Mar 13, 2006 4:23 pm

3rd OF only if you have to.
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Postby The Jury » Mon Mar 13, 2006 5:52 pm

j_d_mcnugent wrote:fool me once, shame on you.
fool me twice, shame on me.

drew is just a big tease. i've had enough and moved on. pick yourself up a javy vazquez, preston wilson, magglio ordonez, or extra closer instead.


.. and make sure not to pick yourself up a Preston Wilson :-P
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Postby j_d_mcnugent » Mon Mar 13, 2006 6:28 pm

The Jury wrote:
j_d_mcnugent wrote:fool me once, shame on you.
fool me twice, shame on me.

drew is just a big tease. i've had enough and moved on. pick yourself up a javy vazquez, preston wilson, magglio ordonez, or extra closer instead.


.. and make sure not to pick yourself up a Preston Wilson :-P


i like preston wilson in minute maid...its more homer friendly for right handed hitters than coors. his 25hr/90rbi will come dirt cheap.
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Postby BronXBombers51 » Mon Mar 13, 2006 6:30 pm

I really like Preston this year. I wouldn't be surprised to see a return to 30+ homeruns in that ballpark.

That said, Drew is a very good pick that late. I wouldn't want to rely on him, but he can be a top outfielder if healthy.
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Postby brandnew » Mon Mar 13, 2006 9:56 pm

Yoda wrote:shhhhhhhhhhhh :-D
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Postby RAmst23 » Tue Mar 14, 2006 1:10 am

j_d_mcnugent wrote:
The Jury wrote:
j_d_mcnugent wrote:fool me once, shame on you.
fool me twice, shame on me.

drew is just a big tease. i've had enough and moved on. pick yourself up a javy vazquez, preston wilson, magglio ordonez, or extra closer instead.


.. and make sure not to pick yourself up a Preston Wilson :-P


i like preston wilson in minute maid...its more homer friendly for right handed hitters than coors. his 25hr/90rbi will come dirt cheap.


Huge difference with Preston, as he's going undrafted in some leagues. If JD is available late, than awesome. I'd say expecting him to be a 3rd OF is perhaps exaggerating his usefulness. What do you expect out of him, .280 with 20 HRs and 80/80? That's close to WW material in a 12 teamer. Not worth a mid-round pick.
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Postby The Cow » Tue Mar 14, 2006 1:18 am

How is J.D. "I'm Screwed" underrated, because after he disappoints that is what you will be saying. "Man my team is so J.D. Drewed"!

Draft him PLEASE!

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Postby Yoda » Tue Mar 14, 2006 1:31 am

The Cow wrote:How is J.D. "I'm Screwed" underrated, because after he disappoints that is what you will be saying. "Man my team is so J.D. Drewed"!

Draft him PLEASE!

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