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Cornbread Maxwell wrote:there are rumors this morning that the Mets might be interested in Maggs.
red wrote:Maybe I'm missing something; not the first time, won't be the last: but isn't he the best option available?
Huff costs you Zambrano-- I'd rather Zambrano than Huff, as I think most people would.
Maggs is so fragile he won't even work out for a team, yet he wants a ludicrous contract of Delgado-like-years-and-money...
So, Burnitz... that doesn't strike me as so bad. I mean, it's not the same as having Alou.. but you knew you weren't getting Alou a long time ago; you all wanted Sammy to go...
Who, exactly, did you expect to replace him?
It strikes me of all the alternatives, this is the safest and wisest choice. At worst- he's Sosa without the attitude
At best, he's .265 30-90
It's worth a shot...
Pogotheostrich wrote:I wouldn't count on it. Burnitz hit .244 BA/.327 OBP/ .448 SLG away from Coors last year.riverrat wrote:Burnitz put-up Sosa numbers of last year. He really is Sosa-lite. The question of "where is the power" is now answered. 35-80 rbi's next year is Sam-me-me-me-me. This is an acceptable alternative to Mr. Me. Sam-me-me-me hit only in the .250's...Burnitz will match that at least. The Cubs have their power back. Period.
RAmst23 wrote:BTW I'm not sure Patterson is that much better of an OF. He hits for good power, but a career OBP of .303? Wow. He's extremely SO prone, and he needs to be putting up much better numbers to justify his terrible SO ratio and low OBP.
AKhomebrewer wrote:RAmst23 wrote:BTW I'm not sure Patterson is that much better of an OF. He hits for good power, but a career OBP of .303? Wow. He's extremely SO prone, and he needs to be putting up much better numbers to justify his terrible SO ratio and low OBP.
This is the part I don't understand. Considering Patterson's numbers, Hairston looks like an ideal fit for the leadoff spot. Yet where does an outfield of
Registered_Guest wrote:Well of course we won't give Carlos for Huff, but the Cubs have the prospects to make a deal for Huff to happen.
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