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Re: 1st and 2nd Half Players

Postby Dan Lambskin » Thu Feb 19, 2009 9:17 am

BitterDodgerFan wrote:jeremy bonderwoman? not that i expect him to have a great first half but he usually sucks in the 2nd half more.


i'm liking him as a sleeper...apparently that blood clot had been bothering him for awhile to the point that his arm was so numb he couldnt even feel the seems on the ball. having only 2 pitches will keep him from being elite (personally they should try to convert him to a closer) but i think 12-15 wins, a 4.00-4.5 ERA and 180-200 K's is pretty reasonable (not sure about his WHIP, he walks to many guys, i'd say 1.3-1.4ish)...not bad for someone who can be had really late
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Re: 1st and 2nd Half Players

Postby silverZ » Thu Feb 19, 2009 2:41 pm

His arm was so numb he couldn't feel the seams? If that was me i'm pretty sure I would head to the hospital instead of ignoring it only to give up 4 runs in the first inning every 5 days.
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Re: 1st and 2nd Half Players

Postby bobbing_headz » Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:08 pm

Beltre usually seems to be a 2nd half beast, at least for the last couple years.
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Re: 1st and 2nd Half Players

Postby jake_harv88 » Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:23 pm

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Re: 1st and 2nd Half Players

Postby mobzz » Thu Feb 19, 2009 6:16 pm

Ichiro steals all his bases in the first half
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Re: 1st and 2nd Half Players

Postby Ender » Sat Feb 21, 2009 1:27 am

Adam LaRoche would seem to be the most extreme case. He is useless in April/May and is great afterwards. In general it seems a lot of power hitters get off to slow starts and a lot of speed guys wear down as the year goes on.
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