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Who is the biggest surprise hitter?

2B Ian Kinsler TEX
27
21%
2B/3B BJ Upton TB
24
18%
2B/OF Kelly Johnson ATL
27
21%
1B Adrian Gonzalez SD
6
5%
2B/SS Aaron Hill TOR
27
21%
OF Barry Bonds SF
8
6%
OF Jeff Francouer ATL
1
1%
OF Aaron Rowand PHI
6
5%
C Russell Martin LAD
3
2%
OF Gary Matthews Jr LAA
2
2%
 
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Postby acsguitar » Thu May 03, 2007 2:21 pm

Aaron Hill for me...I can't believe he's almost to last years total for HR's probably a fluke still since his Minor League #'s didn't show power
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Postby LukeW9027 » Thu May 03, 2007 2:21 pm

Gotta go with Hill on this one.
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Postby silverZ » Thu May 03, 2007 6:56 pm

Hills power has come out of no where. I was at the game on monday where he hit a monster shot into the 2nd deck. All I could say was...wow I had no idea he could do that.

Reminds me of Roberts power surge a few years back.
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Postby mweir145 » Thu May 03, 2007 7:02 pm

I didn't anticipate Hill would be hitting for this much power this season, it may just be a hot streak though. We shall soon see.
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Postby Amazing Oopah » Thu May 03, 2007 7:16 pm

I'd like to give an honorable mention to Jason Giambi, the guy is batting over .300!!! 8-o
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Postby dbstrat » Thu May 03, 2007 7:35 pm

StlSluggers wrote:
Dan Lambskin wrote:
StlSluggers wrote:I had to go with Aaron Hill. I grabbed him as my last player on a 25-man team in a 14-team league to back up Utley and Furcal in case they went down.

He's definitively benched Rafeal Furcal until further notice.


same here (even the Furcal part :-D )

Great minds. ;-D


3rd here, but I just traded Aaron for Rich (Hill). ;-D

This does mean, however, that Furcal is going to have to back in the lineup. !+)
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Postby jbones733 » Thu May 03, 2007 9:27 pm

i had to go Upton cause he's ben dynamite & wasnt on many peoples radar due to lack of PT,

Kinsler some saw this coming, K Johnson is a good one too, if you were real savvy tho you were onto him also
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Postby The Jury » Thu May 03, 2007 11:24 pm

I'm most surprised by Barry Bonds so far this season. In drafting him, I hoped for - but didn't expect - this kind of production.
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Postby Madison » Fri May 04, 2007 2:19 am

Kelly who?

Who expected anything out of him preseason, and what percentage of people knew he even existed?

Kinsler is exceeding expectations, but a hot start isn't that amazing. Aaron Hill and BJ Upton fall into that same category.

Rowand has always had possible 20/20 written on him, just hasn't lived up to it.

Barry is well Barry. I didn't expect him to really be healthy, but he sure appears to be.

Adrian G is a bit of a surprise as he had a "Mark Grace" stigma on him here in Texas. Not that Gracie was bad or anything, just lacking in pop a bit.

Francouer isn't a huge surprise either. He can produce, just come out of the gates really hot.

Russ Martin was a sleeper of mine. Got him in two leagues and while he's exceeding what I thought he'd do, I'm not floored in amazement either.

Matthews is a surprise too. I really figured he was a product of the Ranger's home field, so it is surprising to see him doing as well as he is.

None of that matches up to the surprise of Kelly Johnson though.
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Postby CadensDad » Fri May 04, 2007 5:26 am

Amazing Oopah wrote:I'd like to give an honorable mention to Jason Giambi, the guy is batting over .300!!! 8-o



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