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Ryan Howard and his terrible play

Postby andyroo486 » Wed May 02, 2007 10:56 am

I watch almost all of his at bats, and each time I cringe. He just looks terrible out there. Any word on if maybe he's hurt or not? Is it just a slow start? It's killing me.....
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Postby masterpinky0509 » Wed May 02, 2007 11:11 am

To a certain extent people are learning to pitch to him. They throw pretty bad pitches early, and if he happens to swing then they can attack him and get him to K (29 K/79 AB - absurd). On the other hand, if he takes the first few pitches then he gets a walk (26BB). They just aren't giving him pitches to hit, and he's struggling to adjust.

I was really big on the Ryan Howard bust wagon earlier this year and still am. A guy who K's as often as Adam Dunn, even if he hits 15 more homers, should not have an average anywhere near .300.
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Postby commence8 » Wed May 02, 2007 1:01 pm

He's standing too far away from the plate and can't catch the pitches away.
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