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Re: MLB players who have came out of nowhere?

Postby slomo007 » Wed May 07, 2008 10:34 am

Speaking of the Rangers, don't forget Hafner.

Also Michael Young's ceiling was nowhere near what he has accomplished.
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Re: MLB players who have came out of nowhere?

Postby raiders_umpire » Wed May 07, 2008 11:10 am

Pogotheostrich wrote:Abreu was traded for Kevin Stocker.




%-6 Don't remind me.



Piazza would definitely be the draft pick that came out of nowhere to make a huge impact in MLB.
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Re: MLB players who have came out of nowhere?

Postby Coolheat » Wed May 07, 2008 11:11 am

maybe jumping the gun a bit... but i would say Nate Mclouth ;-D
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Re: MLB players who have came out of nowhere?

Postby AussieDodger » Wed May 07, 2008 11:16 am

Coolheat wrote:maybe jumping the gun a bit... but i would say Nate Mclouth ;-D


Yes and no. I was interested in McLovin in 2006, but then Pittsburgh developed Chris DuffyMania, and I forgot about him. :~(
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Re: MLB players who have came out of nowhere?

Postby phatty » Wed May 07, 2008 11:41 am

i'm going to have to second rick ankiel. another real life "natural" :-)
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Re: MLB players who have came out of nowhere?

Postby jlm53089 » Wed May 07, 2008 11:46 am

Micah Owings...
Who knew he could hit as good as he could pitch?
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Re: MLB players who have came out of nowhere?

Postby Yoda » Wed May 07, 2008 11:46 am

phatty wrote:i'm going to have to second rick ankiel. another real life "natural" :-)


Well not exactly. He did have some help from HGH (allegedly).
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Re: MLB players who have came out of nowhere?

Postby Sea Dog Fan » Wed May 07, 2008 12:49 pm

Hanley always had the tools to be a great hitter, but I agree I didn't see a 30 hr guy.

Johan Santana came out of knowhere, he was a rule five draft pick.
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