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    Re: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    Quote Originally Posted by jojo View Post
    Bill Bavasi traded Choo to Cleveland for Ben Broussard.

    Bill Bavasi is considered smart.
    Better or worse than Asdrubal Cabrera for Eduardo Perez?
    "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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    1. Broussard was once considered a top prospect.
    Not in 2006.

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    2. By whom?
    The Reds?
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    Re: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    Zimmmerman lines out to 1st.

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    Did someone mention Ben Broussard?

    I will contend, until the day I die, that he would have been every bit as almost as good as casey for a fraction of the cost.
    "But I do know Joey's sister indirectly (or foster sister) and I have heard stories of Joey being into shopping, designer wear, fancy coffees, and pedicures."

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    Re: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    Speaking of donuts and Frisches. Broxton is a large mammal
    Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.

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    Re: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    Quote Originally Posted by Raisor View Post
    Did someone mention Ben Broussard?

    I will contend, until the day I die, that he would have been every bit as almost as good as casey for a fraction of the cost.
    He and Roberto Petagine
    "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: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    Nice pitch. Tracy strikes out swinging.

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    Re: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    Quote Originally Posted by TSJ55 View Post
    Speaking of donuts and Frisches. Broxton is a large mammal
    can't spell broxton without ton and ox.
    Is it "next season" yet?

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    Re: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    I picked up Broxton in my fantasy auction yesterday as all the closers were gone and I figure he will get some vulture wins and some saves this year. He's a jay bruce springsteen for eva
    "But I do know Joey's sister indirectly (or foster sister) and I have heard stories of Joey being into shopping, designer wear, fancy coffees, and pedicures."

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    Re: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    Better or worse than Asdrubal Cabrera for Eduardo Perez?
    Worse. But perhaps on par with Carlos Guillen to Detroit for Juan Gonzalez and Ramon Santiago?
    "This isnít stats vs scouts - this is stats and scouts working together, building an organization that blends the best of both worlds. This is the blueprint for how a baseball organization should be run. And, whether the baseball men of the 20th century like it or not, this is where baseball is going."---Dave Cameron, U.S.S. Mariner

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    Re: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    Quote Originally Posted by Gizmo View Post
    can't spell broxton without ton and ox.
    Good work by you right there
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    Re: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    Fly out to right ends the inning. 6-3 Reds mid 8th

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    Re: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    Guns of Broxton
    "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: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    I'll give this to Broxton - he carries his massive bulk way better than Joba Chamberlain.
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    Re: 4/7/13 - Reds vs Nationals

    Quote Originally Posted by Gizmo View Post
    can't spell broxton without ton and ox.
    For some odd reason I envision Brox-ton and Pee Wee Herman rolling through a large pool in a mansion somewhere.
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