7:05 pm May 23, 2009, by David O'Brien
May 25th, 20093:17 pm
May 25th, 2009
I wonder what it would take to get Rocco Baldelli from the Devil Rays. We could send them Scott Thorman, although we could probably hang onto him since he’s got options.
badelli is with the red sox,thorman was relesed …..
Eric I can understand the discouragement, but you can’t let them win. We have to dig a trench and fight them off!
Steve from OH
May 25th, 20093:18 pm
CY, the Braves lucked out with McCann. I thought he could’ve used more seasoning at the time, but they needed a catcher (if I recall), so their hands were a bit tied…
I think Hawpe would be alright, but Francoeur can be as good or better than him if he can get back to that early season form he had working. Both are good defensive OF’s, but would rather have a RH bat if Jeff continues to slip back to ‘08 form. Morton and one or two more would almost have to go with Jeff for that bat, you’d think anyways.
Who knows, Jeff might not be even in the conversation involving a trade. It could all be a bunch of BS stirred up by Bowman and whoever else. I don’t care, as long as JF starts hitting, or at least can pop a few more out of the park. I do like him but I have the feeling he’s unbelievably stubborn.
May 25th, 20093:25 pm
Be a neat trick to get Baldelli from the Rays. He signed with Boston in the off season.
May 25th, 20093:28 pm
“CY, the Braves lucked out with McCann. I thought he could’ve used more seasoning at the time, but they needed a catcher (if I recall), so their hands were a bit tied…”
Yeah and now they need a center fielder.
May 25th, 20093:30 pm
“CY” Jones (2:46 pm): “Wren didn’t address the outfield production problem in the offseason. He knew he didn’t. “
I don’t see how you can hold this position while at the same time acknowledging that Wren decided to go with Schafer and that he did acquire GAnderson, and according to you:
“GA is actually playing below expectations and so is Shafer.”
If these two were playing up to expectations, there would be no OF production problem.
So Wren did do something to address the outfield production problem — it just hasn’t worked out as reasonably expected (yet).
May 25th, 20093:37 pm
n8, in regards to your Andruw question, no- he had played a season already at A ball at the age of 18.
His final MilB year (combined at three levels) .339-34-92.
Hernandez isn’t even in the same stratosphere.
However the McCann/Francoeur situations are more comparable to Hernandez. Guys don’t fall for one of Coaches stupid pipe dreams.
May 25th, 20093:40 pm
They ARE wearing those hats….EWW
June 22nd, 200912:06 pm
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