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Who will be the 2013 version of Adam Dunn?

Postby Saltydog » Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:50 am

Who will be the most likely to revert back to norm after an abysmal 2012?

Not a "breakout" of a prospect but someone that's just had a very rough year and will be a buy low target for 2013?
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Re: Who will be the 2013 version of Adam Dunn?

Postby ayebatter » Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:30 pm

Uggla :-o
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Re: Who will be the 2013 version of Adam Dunn?

Postby lane_anasazi2 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:20 pm

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Re: Who will be the 2013 version of Adam Dunn?

Postby J35J » Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:55 pm

It would probably be better to try to identify those veterens who WON'T revert back to their norms. In most cases if you are a veteren player with a track record and he has a down year, he'll revert back the next year to his norms. It seems to be more of a surprise if they stay down and remain crappy.
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Re: Who will be the 2013 version of Adam Dunn?

Postby chargerss24 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 2:19 pm

Justin Upton. Please. :-o
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Re: Who will be the 2013 version of Adam Dunn?

Postby GiantsFan14 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 2:25 pm

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Re: Who will be the 2013 version of Adam Dunn?

Postby Pogotheostrich » Thu Sep 06, 2012 2:28 pm

Dunn didn't just have a down year. He had a historic collapse and wasn't rosterable last year. I can't think of a healthy player having a year like that.

Peter Bourjos is the closest I can think of but he doesn't have nearly the track record.
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Re: Who will be the 2013 version of Adam Dunn?

Postby prguy1979 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 2:47 pm

Rickey weeks- he was terrible the first half and has been hot as of late. Im expecting that to boil over to the start of 2013.
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Re: Who will be the 2013 version of Adam Dunn?

Postby Element » Thu Sep 06, 2012 2:50 pm

chargerss24 wrote:Justin Upton. Please. :-o


Yeah. I'll be in trouble next season as well if he doesn't rebound. 0.271 isn't horrible, but if I were to expect a down season from him I would be more inclined to think that the average would sub 0.250, but the power would still be there (20-25 at least). This 12 HR crap is killin' me.
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Re: Who will be the 2013 version of Adam Dunn?

Postby horatio » Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:54 pm

It's going to be Dan Uggla. In 2011 I drafted Dunn in the 4th round and he was absolute garbage, this year, Dan Uggla, 4th round, absolute garbage. I fully expect Ian Kennedy and Anibal Sanchez to be absolute monsters next year on the mound but I won't be drafting them again either.
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