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Postby Padsin05 » Mon May 23, 2011 5:41 pm

fyi, Padres have called up a prospect. Its not Rizzo or Blanks, nor Decker. Its

Blake Tekotte from the U. NL only leaguers should add him if you need steals, hes a ++centerfielder, and has 14 sb/2cs in AA. I dont think hes being called up to be an extra, since he wasnt on the 40 man roster, I think he will replace Venable, and should be able to at least produce similar numbers. Another possibility is that Maybin is hurt more then led on, and he will be the starting CF.

if he hits and gets on base, which his track record shows, he should eventually develop into a Victorino-lite. .270 15 hrs 30 sb's is where I would project him with a full time gig in 2012.

kid is a definate gamer, out of the Eric Owens, Eric Byrnes, Jim Edmonds, leave everything out there on the field.
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Postby wrveres » Mon May 23, 2011 5:48 pm

could be a trade showcase too.
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Re: Callups you are waiting to pounce on (or already did)

Postby Padsin05 » Mon May 23, 2011 5:51 pm

wrveres wrote:could be a trade showcase too.


I hope not, Blake is the type of player SD needs, im tired of all the bitchers, Venable the latest. I dont see us showcasing Blake to trade him, more to find out if he can be a everyday player at this level. Its not like we are in the market to add a player at the deadline.

Blanks should soon follow to replace Cantu, his bat is useless, and Gonzalez can at least play some D when headley/bartlett/Odog need a day off
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Postby wingman3110 » Mon May 23, 2011 6:40 pm

Man Jennings and Lawrie are bothing sitting in free agency in my 14 team keeper but I just dont want to add them quite yet without a for sure ETA. We only keep 6 so neither will probably be kept on my team but I sure as hell could use them for trade bait ;-D
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Re: Callups you are waiting to pounce on (or already did)

Postby hett2333 » Mon May 23, 2011 10:30 pm

Brett Lawrie...another!
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Postby DaSh 1s » Mon May 23, 2011 11:46 pm

Does Aaron Hill have a leash?
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Re: Callups you are waiting to pounce on (or already did)

Postby thecrownjewels » Tue May 24, 2011 2:30 am

Might we see Lawrie at the Rogers Centre when they open up a 4 game series with the White Sox on Thursday? Dude is on fire right now and you know how organizations love to get that attendance bump....purely speculation on my part, but after reading between the lines of some quotes by the Jays GM and the fact that a number of teams have been ignoring the Super 2 implications, I'd bet we see him this weekend. Again, just a guess. Regardless, it won't be long now, so I'd grab him immediately if you need the help.
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Re: Callups you are waiting to pounce on (or already did)

Postby kab21 » Tue May 24, 2011 2:39 am

thecrownjewels wrote:Might we see Lawrie at the Rogers Centre when they open up a 4 game series with the White Sox on Thursday? Dude is on fire right now and you know how organizations love to get that attendance bump....purely speculation on my part, but after reading between the lines of some quotes by the Jays GM and the fact that a number of teams have been ignoring the Super 2 implications, I'd bet we see him this weekend. Again, just a guess. Regardless, it won't be long now, so I'd grab him immediately if you need the help.


Lawrie's being overrated as far as this year is concerned by the ridiculous Las Vegas park. He needs more time to especially work on his plate discipline but I'm not sure the PCL is the best place for him. tbh I think it sucks for both hitters and pitchers to develop in such extreme hitting environments.
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Re: Callups you are waiting to pounce on (or already did)

Postby thecrownjewels » Tue May 24, 2011 3:00 am

kab21 wrote:
thecrownjewels wrote:Might we see Lawrie at the Rogers Centre when they open up a 4 game series with the White Sox on Thursday? Dude is on fire right now and you know how organizations love to get that attendance bump....purely speculation on my part, but after reading between the lines of some quotes by the Jays GM and the fact that a number of teams have been ignoring the Super 2 implications, I'd bet we see him this weekend. Again, just a guess. Regardless, it won't be long now, so I'd grab him immediately if you need the help.


Lawrie's being overrated as far as this year is concerned by the ridiculous Las Vegas park. He needs more time to especially work on his plate discipline but I'm not sure the PCL is the best place for him. tbh I think it sucks for both hitters and pitchers to develop in such extreme hitting environments.


FWIW, Lawrie is actually hitting 80 points higher on the road this year (.391) and the 12 homers have been split, home and away. I understand that YOU think he's overrated, but I was just trying to speculate as to what the JAYS are thinking. Like I said, I think he arrives this coming weekend.
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