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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Quote Originally Posted by joshua View Post
    Wow, sucks for the Cardinals. They did pick up Ronny Cedeño though.
    Yep, sounds pretty certain that it'll be Kozma as the starter and Cedeno as the backup.
    Chapman to the rotation!!!! Do it already!!!!

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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Quote Originally Posted by _Sir_Charles_ View Post
    Yep, sounds pretty certain that it'll be Kozma as the starter and Cedeno as the backup.
    I just heard an interview with John Mozeliak and he was pretty blunt in saying essentially Cedeno has looked awful. The Cards do not have to pay him if he doesn't break camp. I think it will be between Kozma and Descalso. The intriguing thing is that Matt Carpenter is getting some time at second base so I wouldn't be shocked if Descalso plays both SS and 2B in platoon situations this year. Once Kolten Wong comes up, which will be soon, Descalso might exclusively see SS and 3B opportunities.
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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeThierry View Post
    I just heard an interview with John Mozeliak and he was pretty blunt in saying essentially Cedeno has looked awful. The Cards do not have to pay him if he doesn't break camp. I think it will be between Kozma and Descalso. The intriguing thing is that Matt Carpenter is getting some time at second base so I wouldn't be shocked if Descalso plays both SS and 2B in platoon situations this year. Once Kolten Wong comes up, which will be soon, Descalso might exclusively see SS and 3B opportunities.

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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Profar for Taveras is a more likely discussion. But I doubt Texas does that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PuffyPig View Post
    Profar for Taveras is a more likely discussion. But I doubt Texas does that.
    Now you're talking, lol. I think that's something where both teams would have a hard time doing. Taveras will probably have a more power bat with higher average/obp and Profar gives you everything. It would be a tough call.
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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou View Post
    St Louis defense
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    Nice. A little treat.
    Chapman to the rotation!!!! Do it already!!!!

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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Quote Originally Posted by _Sir_Charles_ View Post
    So could Janish but most Reds fans I'm assuming have blocked him from their memories. When he let it loose it was a cannon.
    Yet his performances on the mound during pitching emergencies were very poor

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    I wish St. Louis would trade Taveras, you just know he's going to be another one of those Cardinals who comes from nowhere (not to suggest the Dominican Republic is nowhere, but you know what I mean) to put up ridiculous stats.
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."

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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Quote Originally Posted by texasdave View Post
    Although he only played briefly in the majors, Jerry Gil could rocket that ball to first.
    Coincidentally, Gil had Tommy John surgery, too.

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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Quote Originally Posted by camisadelgolf View Post
    Coincidentally, Gil had Tommy John surgery, too.
    What's even more odd is that Tommy John also had Tommy John surgery
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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeThierry View Post
    What's even more odd is that Tommy John also had Tommy John surgery
    But nobody ever compared his arm to Shawon Dunston or Furcal

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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Quote Originally Posted by Sea Ray View Post
    But nobody ever compared his arm to Shawon Dunston or Furcal
    Although that's true, Tommy John's son (RIP) was lauded for his range for his role in Les Misérables on Broadway.

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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeThierry View Post
    What's even more odd is that Tommy John also had Tommy John surgery
    You ever think what a coincidence it is that Lou Gehrig died of Lou Gehrig's disease?
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."

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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Would anyone do Hamilton for Taveras

    why is BP batting 4th

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    Re: Rafael Furcal - Out for Season

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    You ever think what a coincidence it is that Lou Gehrig died of Lou Gehrig's disease?
    Mind=blown
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