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Postby masterpinky0509 » Fri May 04, 2007 3:56 pm

Is this year his year of age-related decline in production? Strange, because if you look at him he had a career year last year w/ 30+ and 120 ribbies. Never thought he'd reach that again, but the 25/100 plateau was within reach in my mind.

Anyone seen him or heard anything in particular? His K rates are not unreasonable, so I don't see something that indicates his skills have really declined.
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Postby acsguitar » Fri May 04, 2007 4:06 pm

He got over 620 ab's last year. He's got lost of AB's to make up some ground.

Even at this pace he's at minimum on pace for 90 rbi's
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Postby Birds05 » Fri May 04, 2007 4:32 pm

I drafted him with the same numbers in mind (25/100). Stick with him, he appears to be picking it up.

Eric Karabell of ESPN.com told me so:
Raul Ibanez is owned in barely half of ESPN's leagues. He's about to get hot.
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Postby janssenlbd » Fri May 04, 2007 5:22 pm

i think 20hr 90rbi is what he'll finish with.

he always has a pretty consistent line. the only difference was that last year, he freaked and hit way more homeruns than he is acustomed to. A bunch of those homeruns came with runners on base.

I think his power last year was a fluke and he'll go back to hitting 20hr.
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