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Postby Diamond Miners » Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:06 pm

Straight from CBS.

News: The Chicago Tribune reports that White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen said that SS Gordon Beckham would not be called up if Chris Getz (finger) is placed on the 15-day DL. "If you see Beckham in the big leagues, we're in trouble," said Guillen.

Analysis: Beckham is hitting .311 in 15 games at Double-A Birmingham. He has two homers and seven RBI. Beckham, one of the best prospects in baseball, is a must-have in long-term keeper leagues, but it's looking less and less likely that he'll be up this season unless the White Sox middle infield gets decimated with injuries.

I was kind of hoping they'd pull Beckham up, but hopefully he's more then a Sept call-up. I could use the upside from the MI spot.
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Re: G.Beckham

Postby mac-unit » Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:22 pm

Since Getz wouldn't be expected to be out much longer then the 15 days(if he is even put on the DL) I understand. Now if they aren't telling us something and it requires surgery and days turn into weeks I think Beckham is their best option but I still don't know if they would go with him.
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Postby kab21 » Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:24 pm

They say that now but there isn't alot of hope for production in CF (Alexei could move there, Beckham to SS) and Getz might or might not be a capable starter at 2B(on top of his finger being broken). If GBeckham is OPSing .850+ he'll force the issue and make a move happen.

I do think it's a good idea to not bring him up if Getz is only going to miss 2 weeks but it seems that a broken finger might take longer than that including the rehab assignment.
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