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Postby Grounded Polo » Tue May 27, 2008 7:28 am

Early in the season, his slump was written off as Cards coaches were getting to practice hitting to the opposite field. Now it's nearly June and his OPS is .601. Has anyone been watching him hit that can basically explain why he can't do it?
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Re: Colby Rasmus

Postby AEMRICH » Tue May 27, 2008 6:45 pm

i am no insider but i have read that he has been unlucky this year with his BABIP numbers, and that he has a similar K:BB ratio as last year but he just isn't driving the ball as much. I believe that he will go back to his own hitting style instead of letting the coaches change him, and i think he will recover. I would say he is a good buy low guy right now as his stock has fallen. I still believe in him
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Re: Colby Rasmus

Postby AEMRICH » Sun Jun 01, 2008 11:07 am

Colby has turned it on in his last 10 games
14-38 .368 avg
10R's
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i believe this has picked up his avg. about 40 points or so
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Re: Colby Rasmus

Postby clevername » Sun Jun 01, 2008 1:47 pm

He had months like his first two months last year. It's just discouraging that he had 2 in a row to start the season, but it could be entirely related to a change in hitting philosophy the big club wanted him to make.

Hopefully his recent hitting continues and he's strong the rest of the year. The likelihood of a call-up this year may be much slimmer than previously thought, though, especially with the way the current OF is playing and with Mather making it up recently.
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Re: Colby Rasmus

Postby Grounded Polo » Tue Jun 03, 2008 6:43 pm

clevername wrote:He had months like his first two months last year. It's just discouraging that he had 2 in a row to start the season, but it could be entirely related to a change in hitting philosophy the big club wanted him to make.

Hopefully his recent hitting continues and he's strong the rest of the year. The likelihood of a call-up this year may be much slimmer than previously thought, though, especially with the way the current OF is playing and with Mather making it up recently.


True but it is much more magnified when he heads into the year as a top 3 prospect.

At least he's turning it around now.
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Re: Colby Rasmus

Postby Slow Pitch » Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:54 pm

deerayfan072 wrote:Who would you want fantasy wise between Rasmus and McCutcheon?


I would say Rasmus.

I was going to ask the same question but between Rasmus & Maybin....
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Re: Colby Rasmus

Postby Slow Pitch » Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:22 pm

When, if at all this season, should we expect Colby to be called up the Cards?
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Re: Colby Rasmus

Postby AEMRICH » Fri Jun 06, 2008 11:58 pm

i would take Rasmus over McCutchen and over Maybin but i would rather have Maybin over McCutchen. Also i don't think that Rasmus will play a huge roll in the bigs this year, but if he continues to go on a tear for several weeks i wouldn't be surprised to see an August call up.
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