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Re: Pujols Contemplating TJ Surgery?

Postby BitterDodgerFan » Thu Feb 14, 2008 12:04 pm

if you own him in keeper, trade him to owners who are not up to date.
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Re: Pujols Contemplating TJ Surgery?

Postby Bloody Sox » Thu Feb 14, 2008 12:10 pm

Pogotheostrich wrote:I'd be lying if I didn't say it scares the crap out of me but if he wasn't going to start the season this year would have had the surgery already. All that remains is how bad is it and how well Pujols can deal with it. :-o

Not necessarily - apparently big league ballplayers are stupid in this regard. I still recall being pissed back in 2001 when Nomar had his wrist problems and instead of getting surgery in October 2000 after the season, he waited, suffered through spring training, and had to get surgery anyways and lost pretty much the entire 2001 season.
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Re: Pujols Contemplating TJ Surgery?

Postby Fade2White12 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 1:09 pm

BitterDodgerFan wrote:if you own him in keeper, trade him to owners who are not up to date.


I say the exact opposite. I might be hesitant to draft him in a redraft, but in a keeper or dynasty, I'm not worried. If you're only about winning this year, go ahead - but I plan my drafts for the present AND the future. Even if he is shut down this year or has surgery, I have little doubt that he'll again be a first rounder once he comes back.
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Re: Pujols Contemplating TJ Surgery?

Postby jake_harv88 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 1:16 pm

Yeah In a keeper I might knock him down a peg or two, but not much. However, in a redraft I just dont see the point in taking the risk in albert pujols. There are at least 7 other players I would take over him at this point...
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Re: Pujols Contemplating TJ Surgery?

Postby jlm53089 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 3:21 pm

I am going to have to wait until Spring Training to say anything, but he just fell out of my 1st round.
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Re: Pujols Contemplating TJ Surgery?

Postby StlSluggers » Thu Feb 14, 2008 6:55 pm

Bloody Sox wrote:
Pogotheostrich wrote:I'd be lying if I didn't say it scares the crap out of me but if he wasn't going to start the season this year would have had the surgery already. All that remains is how bad is it and how well Pujols can deal with it. :-o

Not necessarily - apparently big league ballplayers are stupid in this regard. I still recall being pissed back in 2001 when Nomar had his wrist problems and instead of getting surgery in October 2000 after the season, he waited, suffered through spring training, and had to get surgery anyways and lost pretty much the entire 2001 season.

He was my very first draft pick ever that year - and he was out for the entire season 3 days later.

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Re: Pujols Contemplating TJ Surgery?

Postby Snakes Gould » Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:46 am

lets not overreact here. this is simply a radio personality offering his opinion, not a surgeon, trainer, manager, or pujols himself. we all know his elbow is not healthy, but more than likely, he'll fight through it like always.
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Re: Pujols Contemplating TJ Surgery?

Postby KoopaTroopa211 » Fri Feb 15, 2008 11:20 am

Snakes Gould wrote:we all know his elbow is not healthy, but more than likely, he'll fight through it like always.


In a guaranteed down year for the Cards? I wouldn't be so sure about that.

On a side note, who would be playing 1B if Pujols does have surgery? Do they pull Duncan back in from LF?
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Re: Pujols Contemplating TJ Surgery?

Postby AussieDodger » Fri Feb 15, 2008 11:27 am

KoopaTroopa211 wrote:
Snakes Gould wrote:we all know his elbow is not healthy, but more than likely, he'll fight through it like always.


In a guaranteed down year for the Cards? I wouldn't be so sure about that.

On a side note, who would be playing 1B if Pujols does have surgery? Do they pull Duncan back in from LF?


I would assume so, that's what he was in the minors.
Unless they trade for Dmitri Young :-P :-P :-P .

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Re: Pujols Contemplating TJ Surgery?

Postby KoopaTroopa211 » Fri Feb 15, 2008 11:45 am

They also have this guy.
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