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Thames back in a platoon?

Postby rcarena » Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:16 pm

He's having a career season, but he just missed 2 straight games. Is he becoming a spot player again?
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Re: Thames back in a platoon?

Postby jmudukes2008 » Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:03 pm

From what I've heard, Thames will be moved before the deadline, most likely to the Mets. If that's the case, you can guarantee he'll be starting everyday...
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Re: Thames back in a platoon?

Postby MashinSpuds » Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:06 pm

jmudukes2008 wrote:From what I've heard, Thames will be moved before the deadline, most likely to the Mets. If that's the case, you can guarantee he'll be starting everyday...

What a catch that'd be for the Mets...
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Re: Thames back in a platoon?

Postby sandman042 » Wed Jul 23, 2008 7:17 pm

would make sense to move thames b/c they have joyce whos also hitting the ball very well and theres no pt platooning thames and joyce. If u guys look at his numbers if he ever played a full seseason he would be a lock for 35 homers and about a .265 or so avg.
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Re: Thames back in a platoon?

Postby buffalobillsrul2002 » Wed Jul 23, 2008 7:49 pm

Tigers also have Larish who's pretty good.... people seem to forget about him...
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Re: Thames back in a platoon?

Postby jmudukes2008 » Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:10 pm

That's true...the Tigers are stacked in the OF, they could def afford to move Thames.
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Re: Thames back in a platoon?

Postby garf112 » Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:35 am

all this guy does is hit bombs. the mets would be big winners getting thames. i doubt he would command a hefty price in a trade. i never understood why he didn't play everyday. i realize he hits better against lefties, but a career .786 OPS against righties isn't terrible.
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Re: Thames back in a platoon?

Postby Dan Lambskin » Thu Jul 24, 2008 12:47 pm

i havent heard the trade rumors yet, but i did hear that Leyland has the following plan to for Thames, Sheffield and Joyce
Thames and Sheff will both play 3 of every 4 games and Joyce will play 2 of every 4, but i imagine that is subject to change on a whim
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Re: Thames back in a platoon?

Postby rcarena » Fri Jul 25, 2008 8:23 pm

It apparently has changed on a whim....Thames is out for the third straight game.
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Re: Thames back in a platoon?

Postby urbanbreez » Fri Jul 25, 2008 8:30 pm

So does this make my little gem dropable now? I think it might... that sucks, he was raking for me.
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