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Re: Lance Berkman and his new found speed

Postby Inukchuk » Tue May 27, 2008 4:37 pm

harold_bush wrote:Just because one steals more bases doesn't mean he got faster, could be as simple as he is just attmepting more. Manager philosopy, many other possible reasons. It is also possible to get faster, especially someone like him who was a little overweight. He has rededicated himself through diet and workout, and it has really paid off. I'd expect 20-25 SBs, which means he will have a tough time not being a top 5 player by year's end.


I know. That's why I wrote this:

Inukchuk wrote:I think it may be a combination of having a better idea when to go, the new base stealing philosphy, and perhaps the teensiest bit of added speed. I would imagine the steals will tail off as teams become more careful when he's on base, but I can still see 20 swipes by year's end...


in the post before yours. :-b
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Re: Lance Berkman and his new found speed

Postby harold_bush » Tue May 27, 2008 5:01 pm

Inukchuk wrote:
harold_bush wrote:Just because one steals more bases doesn't mean he got faster, could be as simple as he is just attmepting more. Manager philosopy, many other possible reasons. It is also possible to get faster, especially someone like him who was a little overweight. He has rededicated himself through diet and workout, and it has really paid off. I'd expect 20-25 SBs, which means he will have a tough time not being a top 5 player by year's end.


I know. That's why I wrote this:

Inukchuk wrote:I think it may be a combination of having a better idea when to go, the new base stealing philosphy, and perhaps the teensiest bit of added speed. I would imagine the steals will tail off as teams become more careful when he's on base, but I can still see 20 swipes by year's end...


in the post before yours. :-b


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