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Postby jacksparrow217 » Thu Mar 24, 2005 7:15 pm

I saw him hitting bombs to the opposite field the other day, he's having a very productive spring training and he looks great, completely healthy. Ontop of that i believe in his gut he's got something to prove to himself, the fans, and his team. with all that in mind does anyone else but me see Giambi at 35/ 100 300
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Postby bselig » Thu Mar 24, 2005 7:18 pm

wouldn't be surprising at all, awesome hitter who is completely capable of doing that
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Postby fezzik » Thu Mar 24, 2005 7:19 pm

I don't have those numbers projected for him, but if you do...go ahead and grab him somewhere between rounds 9 and 11...not too early, but no so late that someone will invariably grab him for the potential risk/reward factor. .300, 30, 100 would be a nice return from a mid-round pick.
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Postby loophole21 » Thu Mar 24, 2005 7:52 pm

i dont see him hitting .300, but 30 homers are not out of the question.
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Postby thomasps3 » Thu Mar 24, 2005 7:55 pm

I think his 300 days arte behind him....

I have him at this statline:

.279
31 HR
93 RBI
90 Rs
0 SBs

Ultimate risk reward guy, and I would not touch him with a ten foot pole in the 9th - 11th rounds...

I would think a true "gamble" would be in rounds 14-16, after you have a solid 1st baseman....

9th - 11th, I would consider Konerko, who hit 41 bombs last year in that bandbox in Chitown
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Postby Dude86 » Thu Mar 24, 2005 8:02 pm

People are forgetting all about his knee problems of two years because it was overshadowed by all his other problems last year. But his knees have only gotten worse if anything. I'd say the best Giambi could possibly do this year is .260/26/81 and I'd be surprised if he plays more than 115 games.
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Postby lesgrant » Thu Mar 24, 2005 8:10 pm

I have him at

.270/30/100

I bumped the RBI up because Torre likes to bat Giambi higher in the lineup to help break up the righties Jeter/A-Rod/Sheff.

Although the battle for the 4 or 5 slot will be with Matsui, who is having a ridiculous spring.

Either way, he's a late rounder.
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Postby lesgrant » Thu Mar 24, 2005 8:13 pm

Dude86 wrote:People are forgetting all about his knee problems of two years because it was overshadowed by all his other problems last year. But his knees have only gotten worse if anything. I'd say the best Giambi could possibly do this year is .260/26/81 and I'd be surprised if he plays more than 115 games.


That's why they signed Tino Martinez - to start in the field so Giambi can DH.
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Postby Brendo » Thu Mar 24, 2005 9:12 pm

loophole21 wrote:i dont see him hitting .300, but 30 homers are not out of the question.


I'd be tempted to say the opposite. With his (relative) health, I would assume he could return to hitting the ball to all fields. He's historically been a pretty good avg/obp guy. The only question to me is his strength, after steroids/tumor

the right field porch could alleviate some of those worries
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Postby Conner » Thu Mar 24, 2005 9:43 pm

Dude86 wrote: But his knees have only gotten worse if anything.


Where are you getting that information?
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