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Re: Are there any Barry Zito believers out there?

Postby thedude » Sat May 10, 2008 10:47 pm

apz wrote:
sansav wrote:Can anyone think of another player in the last 20 years that has gone from elite to horrendous this quickly. 2 caveats:
- Take out players who were injured (Kevin Brown, Hampton, Schmidt, etc...)
- Take out the obvious Roid Boys (Juan Gone, Gagne)

Roberto Alomar.


David Cone, and there are others. But most are in their mid to late thirties and their falloffs were caused by age.
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Re: Are there any Barry Zito believers out there?

Postby moochman » Sat May 10, 2008 11:22 pm

thedude wrote:
apz wrote:
sansav wrote:Can anyone think of another player in the last 20 years that has gone from elite to horrendous this quickly. 2 caveats:
- Take out players who were injured (Kevin Brown, Hampton, Schmidt, etc...)
- Take out the obvious Roid Boys (Juan Gone, Gagne)

Roberto Alomar.


David Cone, and there are others. But most are in their mid to late thirties and their falloffs were caused by age.


Can I say Billy Butter without being banned from the Cafe? Once the only man ever to hit 3 HRs in a game in only a 2ABs, he has now been reduced to a singles hitting pedestrian.
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Re: Are there any Barry Zito believers out there?

Postby sblinyy » Sun May 11, 2008 9:21 pm

apz wrote:
sansav wrote:Can anyone think of another player in the last 20 years that has gone from elite to horrendous this quickly. 2 caveats:
- Take out players who were injured (Kevin Brown, Hampton, Schmidt, etc...)
- Take out the obvious Roid Boys (Juan Gone, Gagne)

Roberto Alomar.


David Cone, and there are others. But most are in their mid to late thirties and their falloffs were caused by age.[/quote]

Can I say Billy Butter without being banned from the Cafe? Once the only man ever to hit 3 HRs in a game in only a 2ABs, he has now been reduced to a singles hitting pedestrian.[/quote]
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Re: Are there any Barry Zito believers out there?

Postby RocketsDWM » Mon May 12, 2008 1:04 am

A player has never hit three homeruns in a game
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Re: Are there any Barry Zito believers out there?

Postby bobbing_headz » Mon May 12, 2008 1:12 am

moochman wrote:Can I say Billy Butter without being banned from the Cafe? Once the only man ever to hit 3 HRs in a game in only a 2ABs, he has now been reduced to a singles hitting pedestrian


When??

A player has never hit three homeruns in a game


??? Over 300 players have

Strange day today :-?
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Re: Are there any Barry Zito believers out there?

Postby thedude » Mon May 12, 2008 1:30 am

bobbing_headz wrote:
moochman wrote:Can I say Billy Butter without being banned from the Cafe? Once the only man ever to hit 3 HRs in a game in only a 2ABs, he has now been reduced to a singles hitting pedestrian


When??

A player has never hit three homeruns in a game


??? Over 300 players have

Strange day today :-?


He is making a joke referring to this thread:
3 HR games
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