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Brandon Webb retires

Postby chris8 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:03 am

Brandon Webb has announced his retirement.

I'm sure many of us remember the years from 2006-2008 when he was one of the first SPs off the board in drafts (he was in 2009 as well, after his 22-win season in 2008, but that was the season when he got injured and never came back).

Sad end to what at one time was a hugely promising and exciting career.
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Re: Brandon Webb retires

Postby AussieDodger » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:23 am

He's one of those players I admire, that have a weak skill one year and successfully fix it the next.
With Webb it was walks.....2004 BB/9: 5.1, 2005 BB/9: 2.3.
Having Randy in his ear for a couple of years couldn't have hurt either.


He should hold some sort of record for "throwing for teams" post on MLBTR.com though right? :-b
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Re: Brandon Webb retires

Postby rjforlife » Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:29 am

He was one of my favorites. I remember being pretty excited to have grabbed him and Dontrelle as rookies in my keeper.
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Re: Brandon Webb retires

Postby Ender » Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:38 am

He was actually underrated until his huge year and then he was overrated and nobody with a brain drafted him. Those brainless zombies looked good when he suddenly got hurt and never got it back~.
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Re: Brandon Webb retires

Postby ggs » Sun Feb 10, 2013 9:15 am

still remember having him for 3 years in my main keeper. too bad he couldnt get his career back on track.
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Re: Brandon Webb retires

Postby silverZ » Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:12 pm

His sinker dropped for days. :-L
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