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Re: Rickie Weeks out for the season (Wrist)

Postby jaytizy » Mon May 18, 2009 7:54 pm

very tough loss for the brewers :-/
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Re: Rickie Weeks out for the season (Wrist)

Postby Ender » Mon May 18, 2009 9:30 pm

JTWood go back and watch every game he played this year and you'll notice he just looked different this year~ Everything he hit was hard and while yeah his BB were low that was really just an April blip more than anything. He walked on opening day and then had a huge stretch without one and then he had 11 BB in his last 89 PA.

His defense had also been noticeably different this year, Randolph got him to slow down a lot and his foot work was much improved.
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Re: Rickie Weeks out for the season (Wrist)

Postby Bwanna » Mon May 18, 2009 10:34 pm

I feel really bad for the guy.
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Re: Rickie Weeks out for the season (Wrist)

Postby CadensDad » Mon May 18, 2009 10:37 pm

Bwanna wrote:I feel really bad for the guy.


I feel bad for my buddy who had him and Kelly Johnson at 2b
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Re: Rickie Weeks out for the season (Wrist)

Postby jake_harv88 » Mon May 18, 2009 11:14 pm

Bwanna wrote:I feel really bad for the guy.


I've never understood this "feeling bad for a guy" sentiment when someone gets injured. Weeks now gets paid 2.8 million while he hangs out with a limp wrist :-D
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Re: Rickie Weeks out for the season (Wrist)

Postby AussieDodger » Mon May 18, 2009 11:16 pm

Gah.

Fontenot deployed. :-C
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Re: Rickie Weeks out for the season (Wrist)

Postby bigh0rt » Mon May 18, 2009 11:22 pm

jake_harv88 wrote:
Bwanna wrote:I feel really bad for the guy.


I've never understood this "feeling bad for a guy" sentiment when someone gets injured. Weeks now gets paid 2.8 million while he hangs out with a limp wrist :-D

Because he's... in... pain? Not getting to play the game he loves? Disappointing fans and teammates? :-?
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Re: Rickie Weeks out for the season (Wrist)

Postby Scooter1027 » Mon May 18, 2009 11:48 pm

Ender wrote:JTWood go back and watch every game he played this year and you'll notice he just looked different this year~ Everything he hit was hard and while yeah his BB were low that was really just an April blip more than anything. He walked on opening day and then had a huge stretch without one and then he had 11 BB in his last 89 PA.

His defense had also been noticeably different this year, Randolph got him to slow down a lot and his foot work was much improved.


Right. His HRs weren't flyballs that scraped the wall, they were bombs, and that's the kind of bat speed he has. His walks were climbing back up, probably because opposing pitchers were starting to respect his ability to beat them deep. And you're right, his defense was visibly improved. This is a big, big disappointment. Weeks is a personal favorite of mind, and it was exciting to see this progression. They don't have a replacement that's even remotely interesting...Counsell's been solid, but I don't truly expect it to keep up. At least the OBP and defense should be solid. Perhaps this means Gamel gets more PT, but for some reason I doubt. I think we'll be seeing a lot of Bill Hall at 3rd, Counsell at 2nd. This does nothing but hurt the Brewers.
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Re: Rickie Weeks out for the season (Wrist)

Postby Bwanna » Tue May 19, 2009 12:14 am

bigh0rt wrote:
jake_harv88 wrote:
Bwanna wrote:I feel really bad for the guy.


I've never understood this "feeling bad for a guy" sentiment when someone gets injured. Weeks now gets paid 2.8 million while he hangs out with a limp wrist :-D

Because he's... in... pain? Not getting to play the game he loves? Disappointing fans and teammates? :-?


Uhh... yeah pretty much. He's appears to be a good guy and a hard worker in spite of frustrating fantasy owners year after year.
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