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Thread: Offseason trade to legitamize Reds.

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    Rally Onion! Chip R's Avatar
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    Ramp, I don't know if you read baseball Prospectus but they mentioned your boy Burnett in there as an example of a young pitcher being overused. Thought you may find it interesting.

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    Chip is right

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    ShadezNation ramp101's Avatar
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    in order for a pitcher to become like Randy Johnson and go 140 pitches a night he needs to start young and throw 110 pitches a game...im not worried about him...i did read it though, thanks
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    SERP deep cover ops WebScorpion's Avatar
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    Re: Re: Last night...

    Originally posted by buckeyenut

    I didn't see the game, but I am guessing that probably 2-3 of the 5 strikeouts were looking. Seems to be Dunn's MO. That will change as he matures and defines his approach a little and he earns some respect from the umps. Not that this has anything to do with anything.
    That's exactly what I would have thought! I've seen Dunn strikeout looking more times than any player I can recall. I was paying particular attention to it that night...he was swinging 4 of the 5 times. The only time he went down looking was the call that got Boone ejected. He seems to have realized he's not going to get many calls so he's taking his cuts now. Unfortunately, he's still not making contact.

    "Okay you guys, pair up in threes!" --Yogi Berra

  5. #109
    Well, he could use someone batting behind him. I think Austin Is doing so well now, #1 because of his talent, but #2, is because teams are pitching to him. They are not pitching to Dunn. They know he will beat them.

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    Not pitching to Dunn? Throughout his entire slump he hasn't been walking near as much. Pitchers are going right after him.

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