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Postby apz » Tue Mar 10, 2009 11:49 am

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Re: Whoa...an Andruw Jones sighting!

Postby MasterX1918 » Tue Mar 10, 2009 11:50 am

stumpak wrote:Is it really the case that they would play Fat Boy in CF? I don't think he is better than Hamilton at this point, although as a Hamilton owner I would love to see his legs saved.

That's exctly it. Ron Washington is even contemplating playing Nelson cruz in CF and moving Hamilton to RF in order to save his legs. Talk about sacrifice :-X
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Re: Whoa...an Andruw Jones sighting!

Postby High and Inside » Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:35 pm

Per ESPN Baseball Tonight Andruw Jones is in danger of being cut 8-o

Something to follow ...
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Postby chargerss24 » Wed Mar 18, 2009 10:27 pm

High and Inside wrote:Per ESPN Baseball Tonight Andruw Jones is in danger of being cut 8-o

Something to follow ...


Not really, I didn't really care he was having a good spring. He may be servicable veteran, but from a fantasy perspective, he's toast. :-t
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Re: Whoa...an Andruw Jones sighting!

Postby George_Foreman » Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:08 am

stumpak wrote:Is it really the case that they would play Fat Boy in CF? I don't think he is better than Hamilton at this point, although as a Hamilton owner I would love to see his legs saved.

Why do you assume Hamilton would be better in CF than Andruw Jones? Even though his ability at the plate has death-spiraled, he hasn't forgotten how to run routes, etc. It wasn't his speed that made him one of the best defensive OFs in MLB history. Well, okay, it was kinda his speed. But it was more his ability to position himself, read the ball off the bat, never break the wrong way, etc. I don't think that's gone.
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Re: Whoa...an Andruw Jones sighting!

Postby Havok1517 » Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:27 am

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stumpak wrote:Is it really the case that they would play Fat Boy in CF? I don't think he is better than Hamilton at this point, although as a Hamilton owner I would love to see his legs saved.

Why do you assume Hamilton would be better in CF than Andruw Jones? Even though his ability at the plate has death-spiraled, he hasn't forgotten how to run routes, etc. It wasn't his speed that made him one of the best defensive OFs in MLB history. Well, okay, it was kinda his speed. But it was more his ability to position himself, read the ball off the bat, never break the wrong way, etc. I don't think that's gone.


He got lazy and his baseball IQ wasn't good enough to adapt when his athletic ability started to dwindle. FACT
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Re: Whoa...an Andruw Jones sighting!

Postby jlm53089 » Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:45 am

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stumpak wrote:Is it really the case that they would play Fat Boy in CF? I don't think he is better than Hamilton at this point, although as a Hamilton owner I would love to see his legs saved.

Why do you assume Hamilton would be better in CF than Andruw Jones? Even though his ability at the plate has death-spiraled, he hasn't forgotten how to run routes, etc. It wasn't his speed that made him one of the best defensive OFs in MLB history. Well, okay, it was kinda his speed. But it was more his ability to position himself, read the ball off the bat, never break the wrong way, etc. I don't think that's gone.


He got lazy and his baseball IQ wasn't good enough to adapt when his athletic ability started to dwindle. FACT


QFT.

CF is the easiest position to read the ball at anyway, so a move to LF or RF would end up hurting him.
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Re: Whoa...an Andruw Jones sighting!

Postby Havok1517 » Thu Mar 19, 2009 2:00 am

jlm53089 wrote:
Havok1517 wrote:
George_Foreman wrote:Why do you assume Hamilton would be better in CF than Andruw Jones? Even though his ability at the plate has death-spiraled, he hasn't forgotten how to run routes, etc. It wasn't his speed that made him one of the best defensive OFs in MLB history. Well, okay, it was kinda his speed. But it was more his ability to position himself, read the ball off the bat, never break the wrong way, etc. I don't think that's gone.


He got lazy and his baseball IQ wasn't good enough to adapt when his athletic ability started to dwindle. FACT


QFT.

CF is the easiest position to read the ball at anyway, so a move to LF or RF would end up hurting him.


hurt who?
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Re: Whoa...an Andruw Jones sighting!

Postby jlm53089 » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:29 am

Andruw Jones, if he moved to LF or RF his fielding would suffer even more.
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Re: Whoa...an Andruw Jones sighting!

Postby Havok1517 » Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:14 pm

jlm53089 wrote:Andruw Jones, if he moved to LF or RF his fielding would suffer even more.


Maybe but his risk of injury would decrease though he'd probably get fatter not running balls down. Ideally, Hamilton is in fact the perfect RF, good speed and the arm the gun guys at 3B and Home. Jones would be the best CF imo and Cruz at LF would be the best OF they could field. The Rangers just need to get rid of some of these quality hitters and get some needed pitching.
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