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04-26-2013, 10:35 PM
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I dream of the day when Anthony Gose romes CF for the Blue Jays and Colby Rasmus doesn't.
Betting it happens by June when Kolby isn't hitting anything. I don't think he will like Buffalo much though.

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You have to have the patience of a saint not to gas the entire coaching staff.

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Sarcasm? I thought you were a big Rasmus fan!?

Anyways JP is a much bigger issue.
I'm a fan of Rasmus' talent, but I've given up on the idea that he can ever be a productive everyday player. His contact ability is non-existent.

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Betting it happens by June when Kolby isn't hitting anything. I don't think he will like Buffalo much though.
Probably.

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I'm a fan of Rasmus' talent, but I've given up on the idea that he can ever be a productive everyday player. His contact ability is non-existent.
Yep hes obviously talented but seems to be lacking a brain.

Gose has his own K issues but at least he wont be constantly swinging for the fences and will give you elite defense and baserunning.

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We really need to call up Thole and cut Blanco. JP should not be catching as many games as he does and someone like Thole will help shore up the terrible defence behind the plate while unlike Blanco will contribute offensively.

Bonifacio needs his ass glued to the bench and only come in when facing Lefties for Rasmus (starting those games) and late game pinch runners. This team seems to time errors for maximum effect. Everytime we have a close game on the line with something like bases loaded you can count on a passed ball or dropped routine ball to allow runs to score and extend innings.

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04-26-2013, 10:42 PM
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I wouldn't want to be AA right now.

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sigh don't like the chances against Sabathia at all but hopefully, they can grind one out.

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04-27-2013, 04:22 PM
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Look at Cano showing up the ump. Guess that means calls will go against the Yankees now.

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So help me God if J.P.A. gives up a passed ball here..

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So help me God if J.P.A. gives up a passed ball here..
I don't think anyone would be surprised.

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Oh my god, has Buck finally stopped explaining what WHIP is?

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I can't believe one of those hard hit balls didn't go for a HR, they all looked like they were gone off of the bat.

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Gonna vomit over all this fawning on the Yankees and how they magically turn scrubs into winners and crap like that.

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Gonna vomit over all this fawning on the Yankees and how they magically turn scrubs into winners and crap like that.
They are winners!!! And they want to win!!!!

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Gonna vomit over all this fawning on the Yankees and how they magically turn scrubs into winners and crap like that.
You mean you don't believe that New York players perform better because of the Yankees winning tradition, and no-nonsense club-house? Get out of here...

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They are winners!!! And they want to win!!!!
And everyone knows you can't teach winning... You're either a winner like the Yankees or you're not.

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A nice defensive play in the middle infield go figure.

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04-27-2013, 04:52 PM
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Izturis and Bonifacio get a hit? Is this real life?

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04-27-2013, 04:53 PM
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Good AB by Davis there, he shortened up his swing and just tried to make contact.

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Before someone brings it up, I absolutely believe that there are guys who might crack under the pressure of a big market and the expectations of a market like New York. and I believe that there are guys who can handle that pressure and not let it bring them down.

But the idea that a player will go from scrubby also-ran on another team to god-like status simply because the pinstripes impart some kind of metaphysical benefits that make them want it more or respond positively to the winning tradition and whatnot is complete bunk.

Vernon Wells and Travis Hafner were good players before New York. Maybe not recently, but the history is there that says they have been capable of playing better than the last couple seasons indicate.

And Scott Brosius was an average-to-maybe-slightly-above-average 3B who had 1 great year in 1998 with the Yankees and for the most part was just as good in his career in Oakland as he was in New York.

and did Buck also celebrate Chuck Knoblauch? Quick, what's the defining memory of Knoblauch as a Yankee? Did you answer his late-career severe case of the yips that had him airmailing almost every routine throw to 1st? Because that's what always stuck out the most for me.

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Buck's hero is Willie Mays? Is he sure it's not George Brett?

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The biggest difference with Wells is that he is no longer the victim of a terrible BABIP. Playing half his games inYankee stadium sure doesn't hurt either.

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