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Postby Surfs up » Tue Jul 04, 2006 11:19 am

If he's avalible pick him up and enjoy the ride. Even if the Tigers do make a trade for a left handed hitter. thames will continue to get his at bats. Monroe has done nothing to get PT. Thames will also serve as DH since his defense isn't the greatest.
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Postby mcliffy2 » Sun Jul 16, 2006 6:19 pm

THought I'd pop this back up...because he just keeps producing...2 HR, 5 RBI today...
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Postby Mreater71 » Sun Jul 16, 2006 7:33 pm

mcliffy2 wrote:THought I'd pop this back up...because he just keeps producing...2 HR, 5 RBI today...


This is why, if he is available, that he should be picked up off the WW. He has shown that he is a consistent hitter, and has the ability to give a 2-3 homeruns a week when he is really on. I am so glad that I picked him up on the waivers, he is almost a guarantee!! ;-D
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Postby teddyballgamemvp » Sun Jul 16, 2006 8:00 pm

I added him to my keeper team on June 7th. I never have once regretted it.
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Postby Omaha Red Sox » Sun Jul 16, 2006 9:07 pm

How long has he been hitting cleanup? I have to pay closer attention to these things. Great night tonight. :-D
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Postby mcliffy2 » Sun Jul 16, 2006 9:29 pm

I think hes been there only the last couple days...but from this production, I'm guessing he'll get some more time. He is leading the Tigers in HR now I think...should help out his RBI and R (if he now has Magglio batting after him). He is one of many WW gems this year.
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Postby mcliffy2 » Sun Jul 16, 2006 9:33 pm

just the last couple games I think...should help out his RBI and R totals (with Magglio behind him to drive him in).
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Postby mcliffy2 » Sun Jul 16, 2006 9:33 pm

just the last couple games I think...should help out his RBI and R totals (with Magglio behind him to drive him in).
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Postby Fpower » Sun Jul 16, 2006 9:49 pm

It looks like Magglio and Pudge both had the day off. That's probably the reason for Thames's location in the lineup. Not a fact, but an educated guess.
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Postby Dan Lambskin » Mon Jul 17, 2006 1:41 pm

Fpower wrote:It looks like Magglio and Pudge both had the day off. That's probably the reason for Thames's location in the lineup. Not a fact, but an educated guess.


yeah it is. he get's moved around alot on off days. he'll bat anywhere from 3rd-6th lately
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