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Postby ILoveBush » Thu Mar 29, 2007 5:17 am

This might have been previously posted but Rotowire's projection for Gordon is...

24 HR
102 RBI
105 R
12 SB
.293 AVG

This is by far the most optimistic projection for Gordon I have seen.
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Postby godallahstar » Thu Mar 29, 2007 5:18 am

davidmarver wrote:I don't think he'll produce like Zimmerman because he isn't as polished, but I do think he's worth more of a risk than Zimmerman just because he could go-off and hit 25 while stealing 15. Guys with his talent are too hard to predict; Zimmerman was a little easier, with less possible result deviation IMO.

in what sense?

zimmerman had 3 years of college ball,
a year in the minors and a small stint in the majors.
the next year he was starting at 3rd for the nationals.

Gordon had 2 years of college ball,
a full year in the minors,
and is starting this year with KC.

pretty similar situations, in my mind.

you could even say Gordon had the better minor league stats.

to me, Gordon is the prospect least-likely to fail,
he's going to be very solid.
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Postby bigjimblue » Thu Mar 29, 2007 8:25 am

[quote="byfrcp"]On Yahoo! I have a roster message that says "Alex Gordon is injured and on your starting roster." Is there any truth to this or is it just Yahoo.[/quote]

Me too. No other source has him injured. Either Yahoo has a scoop or they are pathetic to post such a thing!
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Postby EugeneStyles » Thu Mar 29, 2007 9:04 am

I haven't seen that message yet. But I have a feeling that whoever coded the new feature this year simply made it give you a message if someone on your roster was "ineligible", and probably used "DL" or "NA" as meaning ineligible. Then they assumed that it was DL, and based the message on that.

So, I'm guessing it's just a minor oversight in the creation of a new feature, as Gordon *is* still listed as NA, and probably will be until opening day rosters are completely finalized.
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Postby J35J » Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:09 am

Gordon did miss I think 3 consecutive games about a week and a half ago or so. He had a bruised shoulder but he is fine and there isn't going to be any lingering effects because of it. Thats the only injury of any kind he has had to my knowledge.
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Postby thedude » Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:13 am

Sickles did a "crystal ball" prediction of his career and predicted 24 homers, 84 rbis, 12 steals, 89 runs, and a 284 Ba. ... 124356/195
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Postby Yoda » Fri Jun 01, 2007 6:55 pm

So through 2 months of baseball season, Mr. Gordon is hitting a robust .185 (35 pts below his weight) with 3 HR, 8 RBI... .599 OPS!

Looking through this thread, it's clear how overrated he was coming into the season.
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Postby Members Only Jackets » Fri Jun 01, 2007 10:54 pm

Gordon is a man beast and everyone in the cafe has a Johnny cake man crush on him. :-/
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Postby akula » Sat Jun 02, 2007 2:33 am

who knows? maybe Gordon is a 2nd half player
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Postby buckwild13 » Sat Jun 02, 2007 10:17 am

a rods rookie year - .232
a rods 2nd year - .358

it is possible for top of the line prospects to start off slow and then produce a little after. if your in keeper leagues be patient
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