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Postby chipper » Thu May 08, 2008 6:06 pm

Man this guy just keeps mashing.....2 more HR today.
.360, 7 HR, 21 RBI, 20 Runs, 1 SB

How does Chris Duncan get any at bats at all? :-°

It's not like Ludwick can't handle righties, he got a career .294 against them (higher than against lefties).
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Postby mailman32_us » Thu May 08, 2008 11:04 pm

It's frustrating as a Cardinal fan. LaRussa gets these platoon ideas in his head and says that Ludwig can't hit righties. He should ride this hot hand as long as he can. If he doesn't get at least 3 starts in that Milwaukee series, I am going to be frustrated.

I'm tired of seeing Duncan (and his crappy defense) play all the time.
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Re: RYAN LUDWICK

Postby tmlfan4ever » Fri May 09, 2008 2:10 am

Typical Thursday in a daily league I grab a hot hitter for one night. BAM, 2 home runs. Makes all those times you grab a 0-4 hitter worth it... well not really, but you get the point.
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Re: RYAN LUDWICK

Postby soty » Fri May 09, 2008 9:44 am

I'm a believer. I picked him up yesterday after his 2 HRs. Hopefully it pays off. I will start him against lefties and start Bourn against righties.
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Postby RAmst23 » Fri May 09, 2008 10:15 am

mailman32_us wrote:It's frustrating as a Cardinal fan. LaRussa gets these platoon ideas in his head and says that Ludwig can't hit righties. He should ride this hot hand as long as he can. If he doesn't get at least 3 starts in that Milwaukee series, I am going to be frustrated.

I'm tired of seeing Duncan (and his crappy defense) play all the time.


I know it's frustrating for fantasy baseball fans, but in actual baseball it does make some sense. LaRussa likes keeping all of his guys fresh, and so he cycles them in and out constantly. Ludwick well definitely see some playing time, but he'll also sit once or twice a week.
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Re: RYAN LUDWICK

Postby chipper » Fri May 09, 2008 11:54 am

RAmst23 wrote:
mailman32_us wrote:It's frustrating as a Cardinal fan. LaRussa gets these platoon ideas in his head and says that Ludwig can't hit righties. He should ride this hot hand as long as he can. If he doesn't get at least 3 starts in that Milwaukee series, I am going to be frustrated.

I'm tired of seeing Duncan (and his crappy defense) play all the time.


I know it's frustrating for fantasy baseball fans, but in actual baseball it does make some sense. LaRussa likes keeping all of his guys fresh, and so he cycles them in and out constantly. Ludwick well definitely see some playing time, but he'll also sit once or twice a week.

Yea which isn't too bad I guess. Most of those sits would probably be tough matchups anyway.
Chris Duncan does seem lost and useless though to me.
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Re: RYAN LUDWICK

Postby clevername » Fri May 09, 2008 3:15 pm

yeah, the rotation isn't a bad thing but it keeping Duncan in the field is. His adventures in Colorado the other night were embarrassing. He's like a big, dumb oaf out there.

Now, trying to explain what LaRussa is thinking with the Schumaker/Barton situation is just about impossible. Barton can't seem to make it past the 4th inning in any game he starts before Schu is pinch hitting for him. But that has little to no fantasy significance.
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Re: RYAN LUDWICK

Postby Ender » Sat May 10, 2008 1:06 am

LaRussa understands that Ludwick is a below average player on a hot streak and he plays him as such, nothing wrong with that at all.

A month from now we'll all be laughing at people who still have him on their roster.
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