Official 2010 Baseball Thread

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Andrew2382, Feb 3, 2010.

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    all i want to know is if you still trade matt cain for albert pujols
     
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    Your mistake with Rowand is only realized in hindsight, though.

    The guy looked like a potential star. He gives up the body, he hits for average, he's got a gold glove, and he can hit for power and drive in runs. He can even steal some bases too.

    5/60 wasn't a bad contract at all. He just turned out to be a fraud who stepped it up only when the money was on the line.

    Zito's problem is that he's a surfer FIRST, and then a baseball player. He wanted to stay in the bay area so he could still surf.

    He should have gone somewhere where there were no waves and he had no other choice but to focus on baseball. But he wouldn't have allowed that anyway.

    He actually started out pretty well this year. I thought maybe he was coming around. But I just don't think his heart is really in baseball.

    Why are you so quick to pass on Huff, though? Just out of curiosity. You could probably have him cheaper than Konerko.
     
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    I already said no to this. I said yes in 2009 because the everyday offense wasn't good enough to get them TO THE playoffs. Now the offense is good enough so we don't need to trade pitching for bats.
     
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    I'm not passing on Huff. We're gonna keep him and move him to the outfield if we get Konkerko or Dunn. He's actually solid out there and runs well despite what people think. He went on record saying he loved playing the outfield and played 40 games there for us this year.
     
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    You don't get it though.

    If you had gotten to the playoffs and then didn't have that same pitching prowess, your chances of winning it all greatly diminish.

    In the playoffs it's all about the pitching.

    You can sneak INTO the playoffs without it, but it's hard to win 5 and 7 game series when the other team that has better pitching is shutting down your lineup.

    You didn't score a whole hell of a lot of runs against us. It was your PITCHING that won you the NLCS.
     
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    What are you guys gonna do with Ross?

    He's arb eligible. You gonna offer him a contract or let him go to arb?
     
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    MLBTradeRumors has the Giants offering him a contract this offseason, and Ross has been pressing Uggla to sign there as well.

    You could move Sanchez to SS, and let Uribe go.

    Thoughts?
     
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    I wouldn't say "fucked up". No one, not even a Giants fan would have predicted a World Series Win over Texas this year. Isn't Baseball Grand!
     
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    No I think you're the one not "getting it". What does any of it matter if you can't get TO the playoffs? I'd rather be this years Reds playing than last year's Giants fishing.
    Fortunately we added just enough offense last year to get to the playoffs. No we don't need to trade pitching.
     
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    Definitely gonna offer him a contract. No question about that.
     

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