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Postby pkarr5000 » Fri Dec 19, 2003 12:12 am

not good for astros/cards fans :-o :-o
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Postby HOOTIE » Fri Dec 19, 2003 4:45 am

I think expectations are too high for Kaz. I think Gibbons one day will hit 35 hrs. With a improved lineup, 110 rbis could happen.
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Postby colour wolf » Fri Dec 19, 2003 4:50 am

The Padres SP

I think Durham has a good chance of coming back this year. Well, at least as good as Alomar had last year. :-b
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Postby trevisc » Fri Dec 19, 2003 9:13 am

Javy Lopez..

Oh wait..I said that one last year!

My pick this year is John Thomson (SP, ATL)
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Postby Madison » Fri Dec 19, 2003 11:37 am

There are quite a few guys that could step up big this year.

Peavy, Gibbons, Dotel are my leading candidates.
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Postby Area51's » Fri Dec 19, 2003 11:47 am

Sox FANatic001 wrote:
Tater wrote:This could be the year for...

SS Angel Berroa
OF Marlon Byrd
1B/OF Jay Gibbons
SP Jon Garland
SP Josh Towers
3B Joe Crede

Wanna throw out some more names?

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293/340/519/859 w/ 12 HR 43 RBI 1 SB in 266 AB's.
His eye ratio nearly doubled as he was figuring pitchers out (either that or facing the Tigers more often, not sure).

But, everyone will forget about him in my league, and he'll fall nicely, and could be a nice rebound. SOrt of like Hank Blalock did, but without the gaudy AVG
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Postby MrT » Fri Dec 19, 2003 12:23 pm

You say it could be the year for:

SS Angel Berroa
OF Marlon Byrd
1B/OF Jay Gibbons
SP Jon Garland
SP Josh Towers
3B Joe Crede

It was already the year for Berroa and Gibbons in 2003. These two will only get better!! The others I believe will flounder.

Texiera will become the #1 third baseman (I know he will be a 1st baeeman but he is at 3rd at least as a keeper on my team). He can easily hit 35-40 homers.
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