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Postby ibsuckssobad08 » Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:33 pm

I have been gone for a while im back, i personally like the garza trade and i think barlett is a how the rays should be, very good speed with good fielding.... What are the updates with brignac and longoria... i also like the deal with dukes for the pitching but can we work on some minor league hitters now? :) and are we ever going to get a catcher who bats over 250?
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Postby raiders_umpire » Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:17 pm

ibsuckssobad08 wrote:I have been gone for a while im back, i personally like the garza trade and i think barlett is a how the rays should be, very good speed with good fielding.... What are the updates with brignac and longoria... i also like the deal with dukes for the pitching but can we work on some minor league hitters now? :) and are we ever going to get a catcher who bats over 250?




Bartlett and good fielding in the same sentence?? %-6
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Postby raiders_umpire » Thu Dec 06, 2007 10:36 am

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ibsuckssobad08 wrote:I have been gone for a while im back, i personally like the garza trade and i think barlett is a how the rays should be, very good speed with good fielding.... What are the updates with brignac and longoria... i also like the deal with dukes for the pitching but can we work on some minor league hitters now? :) and are we ever going to get a catcher who bats over 250?




Bartlett and good fielding in the same sentence?? %-6


He has good range and because of that he made some errors because of trying to make great plays. Also, he was injured last season. I think he has more range than anyone we have available to us and will be better this year if he stays healthy



Good range not great.
Average defender not great.
Injured or not, he has always been an average defensively at the SS position.
Is he better then anybody we have in our system, yes.
Will he make a Tulo like difference in our pitching staff, not a chance.
Can he help Longoria and Iwamura on the infield, definitely.
If people are expecting him to come in and be the saviour, please think again. His best bet to stick as a Ray is to help Evan grow more then anything else.
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Postby ibsuckssobad08 » Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:22 pm

i dont think he will be a savior, i have seen him and like his speed, some of his errors have been made while trying to force things that other SS wouldn't even get to..... i mean i think he will help out a little bit defensivly and i think with evan getting called up our offense looks pretty good.... does this sound right for lineup?.... any thoughts on batting order

C-Navarro
1B-Pena
2B-Longoria
SS-Barlett
3B-Aki
LF-Crawford
CF-Upton
RF-Gomes
DH-Baldelli

also what are the updates with getting a lefty hitter
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Re: Any new talks

Postby raiders_umpire » Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:29 pm

ibsuckssobad08 wrote:i dont think he will be a savior, i have seen him and like his speed, some of his errors have been made while trying to force things that other SS wouldn't even get to..... i mean i think he will help out a little bit defensivly and i think with evan getting called up our offense looks pretty good.... does this sound right for lineup?.... any thoughts on batting order

C-Navarro
1B-Pena
2B-Longoria
SS-Barlett
3B-Aki
LF-Crawford
CF-Upton
RF-Gomes
DH-Baldelli

also what are the updates with getting a lefty hitter




:-o :-o Longoria will be at 3rd, Aki at 2nd. !+)
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Re: Any new talks

Postby ibsuckssobad08 » Thu Dec 06, 2007 9:32 pm

are you sure? i was reading something that said maddon was going to put longoria at 2nd because aki did so well at 3rd last yr
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