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Is Kevin Brown worth keeping with the risk of injury?

Postby Stlcardsfan2004 » Thu May 06, 2004 1:39 pm

What do you guys think about him? He is 4-0 and seems like he is healthy and pitching well. Do you think he will stay healthy?
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Postby Lofunzo » Thu May 06, 2004 1:40 pm

He is always a risk but I expect him to stay healthy.
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Postby Amazinz » Thu May 06, 2004 1:41 pm

I think he's a stud. :-D He made 32 starts last year. Injury is a possibility but I'm not going to worry about it.
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Postby Stlcardsfan2004 » Thu May 06, 2004 1:43 pm

Yea. I got him late in the draft. I didn't think he would be anything special, but he turned out to be great so far. I'm so happy I got him, but I'm afraid he will get hurt like he has almost every year. Should I trade him or do you guys still think I should keep him?
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Postby bleach168 » Thu May 06, 2004 1:44 pm

Didn't like him pre-season. Still don't like him now.

Against Tampa - 1.29 ERA, 0.95 WHIP
Against everyone else - 4.20 ERA, 1.29 WHIP

I don't HATE Brown, I just don't like him.
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Postby Great Scott(i)! » Thu May 06, 2004 1:46 pm

Brown had a great year last year and said coming into this year that he hasn't felt this good in years. His back is at 100% (Or at least, relatively 100% for Kevin Brown.) and so long as it holds up and Joe and Mel keep his pitch counts relatively low, look for another strong season with 30-35 outtings, 17-20 wins, 250 or so K and around a 2.50 ERA.

Plus, he's got one of the most dangerous lineups in history hitting for him, and Vazquez pitching after him, so... there isn't as much pressure on him as there was in LA. Everyone tagged Moose the ace of the Yankee staff coming into the year, but it's clear that Brown is the ace. Vazquez's fantastic start not withstanding, the focus is all on Moose and the struggling Yankee lineup (Though it's awake now.) So he's out of the spotlight, off the Ace label and pitching like Kevin Brown does... down right flithy.
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Postby Stlcardsfan2004 » Thu May 06, 2004 1:46 pm

Yea, I realized that too. His first 3 wins were against Tampa Bay. But I think that with the Yankees backing him up, he will have a good season if he stays healthy.
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Postby sinicalypse » Thu May 06, 2004 1:51 pm

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thanks to miraculous advances in modern science, i think he can keep it up til he's 75 years old.

(seriously, uhh, it's all health with k-brown. everyone knows he can pitch, its just a matter of when his body falls apart from that herky jerky "let's do the twist" motion in his delivery)[/img]
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Postby Stlcardsfan2004 » Thu May 06, 2004 1:54 pm

Yea, I know. I just can't let him get hurt. If everyone thinks he is, then I don't want to keep him. I already have Preston Wilson on the DL, and I don't want another.
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Postby point06 » Thu May 06, 2004 1:55 pm

I was thinking of trading him today for Clemens, but I might have to throw in someone like Konerko to get that done. I like him, but I am afraid of injury.
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