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Postby Armed and Hammered » Tue Aug 09, 2005 12:38 am

Lot of love for McCann. Any way he starts next year?
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Postby tvv44 » Sun Oct 02, 2005 10:04 pm

drpiranha wrote:Carter,
Just curious. Why do you say Mathis is terrible. He was promoted to AAA after a mediocre year in AA.
He has bounced back nicely hitting .280 with 15 HR's.


Why is everyone so down on Mathis? He had a nice 2nd half...

Would anyone change their rankings now?
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Postby carter » Sun Oct 02, 2005 10:29 pm

tvv44 wrote:
drpiranha wrote:Carter,
Just curious. Why do you say Mathis is terrible. He was promoted to AAA after a mediocre year in AA.
He has bounced back nicely hitting .280 with 15 HR's.


Why is everyone so down on Mathis? He had a nice 2nd half...

Would anyone change their rankings now?


yea, i'd change it.. sorry for saying he's terrible.. but he really did fall off the map, and then he was STILL highly overrated.. he bounced back for sure, but i wouldnt put him top 5

i'd slide Clement over Neil Walker, and maybe add a name or 2 to the 15.. throw in that HS kid that the O's drafed this year (forget his name) ,, and that japanese stud catcher thats supposed to sign to a major league team this year

and i'd defenitly put Saltalamachia at #1 now.. over McCann .. he can be a much better avg hitter with the same power as McCann.. braves might have to make a choice in a year or 2
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Postby brandnew » Wed Oct 12, 2005 10:37 am

Saltalamacchia is an absolute stud... Piazza in the making.
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Postby davidmarver » Fri Oct 14, 2005 3:39 pm

brandnew wrote:Saltalamacchia is an absolute stud... Piazza in the making.

The fact he's a switch-hitter adds to his value since he wouldn't require a possible platoon.
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Postby raiders_umpire » Fri Oct 14, 2005 4:59 pm

brandnew wrote:Saltalamacchia is an absolute stud... Piazza in the making.



i got the chance to see salt play several games this year,,, and he has the makings of a future great behind the plate... he still has some work to do for sure, but he definitely should make a splash for atlanta in 2 years or so.... will be interesting with mccann already implanted in atlanta now, what they will do with the 2 catchers that probably 20 teams would want....
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