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Re: Condolences to David Ortiz's career

Postby KCollins1304 » Wed Apr 14, 2010 1:03 pm

HipHipJorge wrote:HAHA.

That ALCS in 04 was classic. Epic production by David. Clutch, made him Big Poppi.

And just to be clear, I am not talking about Ortiz's fantasy career, which may or may not be over, I am talking about his real life career. His real life career is dead. He is not the same player and has not been for 2 years. .238 avg. .098 with runners in scoring position. Almost a K a game. He is finished my friends.

We need to send David out on top! He deserved it for ending the reign of terror that was the NYY evil empire.


They won the WS last year, the empire strikes back!
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Re: Condolences to David Ortiz's career

Postby DaSh 1s » Wed Apr 14, 2010 1:06 pm

HipHipJorge wrote:That ALCS in 04 was classic.


The ALCS 2004 was classic. 2007 was great, too. I will never forget how crazy the '07 parade was:

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Re: Condolences to David Ortiz's career

Postby AussieDodger » Wed Apr 14, 2010 1:09 pm

DaSh 1s wrote:
HipHipJorge wrote:That ALCS in 04 was classic.


The ALCS 2004 was classic. 2007 was great, too. I will never forget how crazy the '09 parade was:

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Why were Dice-K and Crisp dancing?
Dice-K was still in Japan, and Crisp was in Cleveland.
Also, Papelbon hadn't thrown a pitch for the Sawx yet. :-b

I think you mean 2007. ;-)
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Re: Condolences to David Ortiz's career

Postby bigken117 » Wed Apr 14, 2010 1:38 pm

AussieDodger wrote:
Why were Dice-K and Crisp dancing?
Dice-K was still in Japan, and Crisp was in Cleveland.
Also, Papelbon hadn't thrown a pitch for the Sawx yet. :-b

I think you mean 2007. ;-)



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Re: Condolences to David Ortiz's career

Postby CharlatanSin » Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:44 pm

As a Yankees diehard, I can say I never managed to truly hate Ortiz the way I hated most of the Sox (I think I still have an active fatwa on Bill Mueller). Not really sure why.

I can tell you this, though. In the middle of the aughts, there was no batter who I feared more when he stepped into that batters box. Whenever he was up, you knew something horrible was about to happen. Even when Mo was on the mound.

His career will be missed.
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Re: Condolences to David Ortiz's career

Postby kab21 » Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:08 pm

While he's definitely the same player he once was, he's typically had big April/May/ROS splits.

Career
April - .828
May - .856
June - .978
July - 1.049
August - .972
September - 1.031

2009
April - .623
May - .520
June - 1.062
July - .845
August - .833
September - .911
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Re: Condolences to David Ortiz's career

Postby Neato Torpedo » Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:35 pm

KCollins1304 wrote:
HipHipJorge wrote:HAHA.

That ALCS in 04 was classic. Epic production by David. Clutch, made him Big Poppi.

And just to be clear, I am not talking about Ortiz's fantasy career, which may or may not be over, I am talking about his real life career. His real life career is dead. He is not the same player and has not been for 2 years. .238 avg. .098 with runners in scoring position. Almost a K a game. He is finished my friends.

We need to send David out on top! He deserved it for ending the reign of terror that was the NYY evil empire.


They won the WS last year, the empire strikes back!

Wait, that means that 2010 will be Return of the Jedi, where Ortiz finishes the Yankees off for good with the help of an army of annoying midgets (played by Dustin Pedroia)
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Re: Condolences to David Ortiz's career

Postby MasterX1918 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:44 am

Ortiz's bat speed his down and he's off to a terrible start, but this is nothing new. Same thing happened last year and he still endup producing decent, albeit inconsistent numbers.
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Re: Condolences to David Ortiz's career

Postby kidsafe » Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:54 am

He still has value for the Red Sox, he's just done in Fantasy terms. There's just no chance of him playing 1B in an NL park during interleague, and he'll be platooning at DH from now on. Grats to the guy in my league who drafted him during the closer lightning round/#12. K-Rod, Valverde, Wilson, Marmol, Fuentes all went in that same round. In fact, the owner in question is punting saves and doesn't own a single closer.
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Re: Condolences to David Ortiz's career

Postby AussieDodger » Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:57 am

bigken117 wrote:
AussieDodger wrote:
Why were Dice-K and Crisp dancing?
Dice-K was still in Japan, and Crisp was in Cleveland.
Also, Papelbon hadn't thrown a pitch for the Sawx yet. :-b

I think you mean 2007. ;-)



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