2018 SF Giants Baseball

Discussion in 'Major League Baseball' started by CrossBones, Feb 23, 2018.

  1. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    Willie Mays turned 87 yesterday! :eek:

    Best there ever was.
     
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  2. Madturk

    Madturk Barry McCockinner

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    I think so but I am biased.
     
  3. alteredst8

    alteredst8 JayceFrost burner account

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    Ted > Willie
     
  4. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    lolno
     
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    alteredst8 JayceFrost burner account

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    .400 Last to hit over .400
    .344 lifetime average
    521 HR.

    Spent nearly 5 seasons at war flying jets during his prime.

    Ya... I'll take the greatest hitter ever over Willie, and that's no slight on Willie, he was amazing as well. Probably the most well rounded baseball player ever.
     
  6. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    :spank:
     
  7. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    Willie had the defense, base running, plus spent a crap load of years hitting out of Windlestick.
     
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  8. Madturk

    Madturk Barry McCockinner

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    Ted was arguably one of the best pure hitters ever but he wasn't a 5 tool player like Willie.
     
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  9. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    Wait, did Willie waste some years in the Army? Oh snap!
     
  10. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    2018 Giants?

    Welp! :fu:
     
  11. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    Posey needs to quit being stubborn and move to 1st base. He’s too old and still too valuable to the team to keep beating his body up like that. Didn’t they just spend a high pick on a catcher?
     
  12. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    As far as I’m concerned they can trade Posey for whatever they can get for him. He’s now on the wrong side of 30; his power numbers are awful; he slow and now is facing hip surgery. Give me a couple of top young prospects and it’s all good.

    The Giants have to understand their team is old and they really need to blow it up. Start with Sabean and Bochy and let’s get young.

    Nobody on the team should be untouchable including MadBum and Crawford.

    What a train wreck.
     
  13. Madturk

    Madturk Barry McCockinner

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    Management made a huge mistake by trying to reload this season. Trying to appease the fan base by signing washed up Andrew McCutcheon and Evan Longoria. They're turning into the post World Series era Phillies.
     
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    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    And now Posey is going to delay the surgery on his hip. Why? Get it done right now and be ready for another mediocre year in 2019.

    Pretty much done with that guy. Move him to first base? Don't we have enough guys starting who can't hit the long ball? Wake up Giants. And if they did move him to 1B what to do with Belt? Nobody taking on that contract (3 years left) with his injury history the last three years.

    Yeah -- train wreck.
     
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  15. Madturk

    Madturk Barry McCockinner

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    Stick a fork in him. He is done. I know he's been the face of the franchise along with Bum and a lock for the HOF, but time to cut bait and start the rebuild. Get some young players in here or we will wind up like the Phils for years to come.
     
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  16. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    RIP Willie.
     
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  17. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    Sad day. Willie Mc ... a man amongst boys.
     
  18. Madturk

    Madturk Barry McCockinner

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    Sorry to hear that he passed. One of the most feared sluggers ever.