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by jb » Sun Jun 24, 2007 10:56 am
by rawdawgexpress » Sun Jun 24, 2007 11:12 am
by jb » Sun Jun 24, 2007 11:16 am
rawdawgexpress wrote:This is a good analysis. I agree. When you have solid bats up and down the lineup (especially 5-8) the effect is multiplicative rather than additive. And I think your thesis Nasdag is that with nothing in either corner outfield we are just fatally flawed. Sizemore BlakeHafner MartinezPeraltaHole Hole HoleBarfieldI don't mean to be glib but the fact is with Manny Ramirez is this lineup we are legit World Series Contenders. Add in a Closer and we would have to be Favorites. With Manny behind Pronk they can't pitch around him. And he never gets into this slump- which I believe is 100% due to him not being pitched to and him pressing and losing his timing.Thing is- Manny and a Closer costs about $30 million. I wonder if it would actually have been a good investment for Dolan- especially in light of the shit attendance and buzz the Tribe has gotten this year.
by rawdawgexpress » Sun Jun 24, 2007 11:31 am
by jb » Sun Jun 24, 2007 12:00 pm
rawdawgexpress wrote:"Any way short of Carmona and Miller he is obtainable? Would you part with one of them? "Of course not. I think Cincy would be OK with 2 mid-to-upper level starters that we have in our system. If Dolan would take his salary we could get a good deal. Cincy needs to blow up their team- and we know this. Above all they need young pitching. No FA vets would ever go to Coors field Lite...But my problem with Griffey is that he is not a reliable player to make it thru the second half of the season. I love Griffey, and he would fit in with our "good guys". But he just gets injured.
by pod2dawg » Sun Jun 24, 2007 12:09 pm
rawdawgexpress wrote:This is a good analysis. I agree. I wonder if it would actually have been a good investment for Dolan- especially in light of the shit attendance and buzz the Tribe has gotten this year.
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