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Postby Tavish » Fri May 27, 2011 10:47 am

Apparently Lamb has some major elbow issues and is expected to have TJ surgery. He is in California getting a final opinion but from all accounts he is done for the season. This should likely add at least another year to his development cycle, assuming he recovers fully. Not a major deal since he is only 20 right now, this would probably push his timetable back to the 2014 season.
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Re: John Lamb TJ

Postby Tavish » Tue May 31, 2011 3:33 pm

Lamb's follow-up with the doctor in California isn't for another couple of days so there hasn't been a solid answer yet. From everything I've heard the surgery is very likely though. Tough call on whether or not to keep him, I guess it would depend on how far out you project guys and how tough it would be to find a similar type prospect over the next 2+ years.
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Re: John Lamb TJ

Postby kab21 » Wed Jun 01, 2011 1:06 am

It's no contest that you keep Tallion instead of TJ Lamb. That's the choice that you make pre-TJ although it's closer. But I think you also keep Tallion regardless of what bats you have.
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Re: John Lamb TJ

Postby Tavish » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:24 pm

The news is official now. Surgery is scheduled for tomorrow.
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Re: John Lamb TJ

Postby RedHopeful » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:51 pm

WaCougMBS wrote:We keep 15 each year and I usually keep at least 10 hitters with Hamels, Verlander, Marcum and a stable of closers anyway, so I think I'd rather add Goldschmidt to my crop of Mous, Hosmer, Lawrie, Sands, etc. and just hope another one or two of them sticks and puts out to the tune of being keep-worthy. I have an ancient team that's been hitting the wall for the last few years after going back-to-back, and I am making a concerted effort to finish in the money but get MUCH younger/cheaper going forward.

Living here in Mobile, AL, I can safely say GOLDY is the real deal. Add him if possible. ;-D
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