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Boone or Kent

Brett Boone
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Jeff Kent
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Postby Yikes » Fri Mar 26, 2004 11:25 am

I picked Kent beginning of 2nd round and not Boone because:

1. We've all heard of suspicions of Boone juiced up and I didn't wanna be any part that when he get off the stuff

2. Enron field (is it still called that?) is still a far superior hitters part than SafeCo

3. I sense a WS or bust attitude in Houston. The fans and players get the sense that it's now or never considering they have so many players that will be FA after this season.

It's very close between the two. I picked over Boone last year and I was wrong but this year I think my fortunes will return
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Postby mcqfesijiba » Fri Mar 26, 2004 12:02 pm

If I had to pick between the 2, I would pick Kent. I have the same concerns as some others about Boone, and I really like Kent to be better this season than last.
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Postby inkubus » Fri Mar 26, 2004 12:07 pm

Yikes wrote:2. Enron field (is it still called that?) is still a far superior hitters part than SafeCo


Minute Maid Park, not Enron Field anymore.
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Postby Kegglers » Fri Mar 26, 2004 2:48 pm

tough thread. i have kent so i want to say it's him. but boone hits behind ichiro and randy winn. both hit above .320 so he will have the rbi's. that being said, i believe he has been on the juice as others have said. kent NEVER been on it. i worry about the wrist tendonitis, but kent never had a season like boone's 2002 on did he? and boone was juicing then even. KENT. unless it's a trade you're talking. is this a draft question or a trade question?
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Postby TheRawDAWG » Fri Mar 26, 2004 3:04 pm

Hell, with the way Kent responded to the steriod talk I wouldn't be surprised if he was on the juice as well. And since no one is down grading Bonds, Sosa, Giambi or Sheff then why down grade Boone. I'd take Boone. He adds the steals that put this in his favour. And like someone else said: He's got Ichiro and Winn hitting in front of him so he should have lots of RBI opps even if his homer total goes down.

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Postby jbuk » Fri Mar 26, 2004 3:44 pm

Straight up, I'd take Boone.

But from what I've seen, he's been going in the 2nd, whilst Kent has been going around the 5th or 6th, which is probably why I have him in a few leagues.
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Postby LBJackal » Fri Mar 26, 2004 3:59 pm

I'd say Boone over Kent. And if the parks they hit in have any factor on how you rank them, the fact that Boone is in SafeCo should increase his value. He's been hitting there for a while and done very well. Kent has done very well in Minute Maid Park. So you can't factor the parks in again, unless there is a change to them. A change has been made to SafeCo to make it more hitter friendly (the backdrop in CF has changed which has made it less of a pitchers park; a switch they made mid-season last year). Now I'm not saying SafeCo is a better hitters park than Minute Maid, but relative to last year it is, so if the parks have any effect on your rankings, it should favour Boone.

Boone will probably put up similar numbers to Kent across the board, with about 10 more SB's, and slightly more runs scored and HR. That's why I'd take Boone. Boone is also a year younger, not that it makes much of a difference.
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Postby Mookie4ever » Fri Mar 26, 2004 4:21 pm

blankman wrote:Isn't it amazing how people so easily hijack other people's threads? :-t

Come on guys, if you need to take about TV shows there is the General Talk forum or at least make up your own thread.


speaking of threads - any Canadians out there see that Don Cherry was voted the worst dressed personality in Canada?

what do you think of that?

I find his wardrobe amusing, he obviously spends a lot of money and effort on it.
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Postby TheRawDAWG » Fri Mar 26, 2004 4:40 pm

Mookie4ever wrote:
blankman wrote:Isn't it amazing how people so easily hijack other people's threads? :-t

Come on guys, if you need to take about TV shows there is the General Talk forum or at least make up your own thread.


speaking of threads - any Canadians out there see that Don Cherry was voted the worst dressed personality in Canada?

what do you think of that?

I find his wardrobe amusing, he obviously spends a lot of money and effort on it.


Yeah I agree that he probably spends alot of time and money on those......uh...suits. But come on they are god awful ugly. I agree. Dude is the worst dressed man in Canada. But hey, he wants to be and spends good money too be. And hell, he can dress anyway he wants. He gets a quarter of a mill to talk for 5 minutes a week. SWEET JOB!!!
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Postby Mookie4ever » Fri Mar 26, 2004 5:10 pm

TheRawDAWG wrote:
Mookie4ever wrote:
blankman wrote:Isn't it amazing how people so easily hijack other people's threads? :-t

Come on guys, if you need to take about TV shows there is the General Talk forum or at least make up your own thread.


speaking of threads - any Canadians out there see that Don Cherry was voted the worst dressed personality in Canada?

what do you think of that?

I find his wardrobe amusing, he obviously spends a lot of money and effort on it.


Yeah I agree that he probably spends alot of time and money on those......uh...suits. But come on they are god awful ugly. I agree. Dude is the worst dressed man in Canada. But hey, he wants to be and spends good money too be. And hell, he can dress anyway he wants. He gets a quarter of a mill to talk for 5 minutes a week. SWEET JOB!!!


He is the ultimate Canadian redneck.

I don't agree with 5% of the things he says but I support his right to say it and get opinions out there. Kind of like Howard Stern - it's helpful and healthy to stimulate discussion.
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