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Re: Albert Pujols

Postby Yoda » Thu May 22, 2008 1:11 pm

The Artful Dodger wrote:I think it was somewhat justified, given that Pujols had elbow problems before, but he had gone on record saying some really discouraging comments about how affected he would've been with the elbow.

See, I didn't think it was justified because he's been playing with it and he came out later to say that it was overblown.
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Re: Albert Pujols

Postby clevername » Thu May 22, 2008 1:45 pm

we're early on still. His elbow will start barking louder later on.

Basically the question then will be whether or not the team has continued to find success. If they're still winning, he'll play through it (heck, if they were winning I think he'd try to play through broken bones, hemophilia, and decapitation). If they've fallen out of it, he may opt for the surgery. That's really what his preseason comments amounted to.

So the early good start by the Cards is a good sign he'll probably play most of the year.
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Re: Albert Pujols

Postby great gretzky » Thu May 22, 2008 1:53 pm

my question is if he is adue for a mini slump. After blasting young, he seemed pretty down about it. That kind of thing can have a subtle effect on a psyche.
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Re: Albert Pujols

Postby cards05 » Thu May 22, 2008 1:56 pm

Yoda wrote:There is just way too much bad info and news about player injuries in baseball. Pujols's elbow was completely overblown, sending everyone into a panic preseason, with some people claiming they wouldn't touch him this year.

Exactly. I remember a thread here in March where people were relegating him to the third round.
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Re: Albert Pujols

Postby BuckeyeSal » Thu May 22, 2008 4:27 pm

He's going to win my league for me if the elbow holds. 10 teamer roto and I got Arod and Pujols. It was like X-mas in March. I'd take that kind of misinformation every year.
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