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alchemy wrote:Fortunately, or unfortunately, I watch most games because I got the MLB mosaic mumbo-jumbo.
Hamilton looks good. But only cause teams don't have a gameplan on him. Same story with a lot of new guys in the league. Teams start keying in on player tendencies and they adjust.
I may seem like a disgruntled EE owner. But, Edwin Encarnacion has shown serious potential at third base.
It's interesting -- and admittedly this is a strange tangent -- over the past four years, the Reds had two other players who suddenly put up tremendous numbers in Wily Mo Pena and Jose Guillen. I don't remember the team handing them starting jobs. Hmm ... what do Jose Guillen and Wily Mo Pena have in common that Josh Hamilton doesn't?
zevon wrote:At the moment, he's my lowest ranked OF and The Next Big Thing Mr Hunter Pence comes off the wire tomorrow.
I have a #1 priority and no one else I'd consider cutting at this point - thoughts?
12 team H2H w/OPS.
stumpak wrote:Frankly this is a stupid thread. Hamilton was, as mentioned, the #1 pick in the baseball draft. He was considered one of the best pure talents of the decade. It is ridiculous to compare him to Shelton or Guillen at any level. This is not to say that he will not run into stumlbing blocks this season - he is a rookie who took several years off and never played above AA. And there is risk long term since we really don't know know whether he is a Strawberry type of guy who will fall of the wagon repeatedly. But he is definitely not a flash in the pan in the Shelton mode.
Young 8 wrote:0.254
mrkrab2003 wrote:Young 8 wrote:0.254
He raised his batting avg to .264 in one day and with 1 ab. I guess this kid is BACK!
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