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    Cody Ross

    3 HRs and 7 RBI tonight. Not a bad night at the ballpark.

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    Re: Cody Ross

    safe to say he was locked in tonight
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    Re: Cody Ross

    He had a similiar game like this with the Dodgers earlier in the year.

    Needless to say.........he would have been a better 4th OF than anything the Reds had after, and maybe even before, AK was traded.

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    Re: Cody Ross

    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Cloninger View Post
    He had a similiar game like this with the Dodgers earlier in the year.

    Needless to say.........he would have been a better 4th OF than anything the Reds had after, and maybe even before, AK was traded.
    Agreed. Trading Ross to keep McCracken is one in the L column for Krivsky this year.
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    Re: Cody Ross

    As previously posted, I miss Cody Ross.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oneupper View Post
    Agreed. Trading Ross to keep McCracken is one in the L column for Krivsky this year.
    That's the hardest thing to swallow. I certainly didn't mind not keeping Ross, but by all appearances it was soley to keep Q around. That yaks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alloverjr View Post
    That's the hardest thing to swallow. I certainly didn't mind not keeping Ross, but by all appearances it was soley to keep Q around. That yaks.
    Ross is having a fine year, no doubt about it. However, his problem here was that he didn't hit lefthanded. Q could and was an OFer too. Plus, you don't know how Ross would have done as a backup. I believe he is playing regularly in FLA. Getting 4-5 ABs most every day helps you a lot more than getting one or two a week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Highlifeman21 View Post
    As previously posted, I miss Cody Ross.
    Cody Ross was, at best, a 5th OF option behind Dunn, Kearns, Griffey and Freel. Even post-Kearns trade, he would probably have been behind Denorfia on the depth chart.

    He's a decent ballplayer, but he'd have been languishing in obscurity if he'd stuck around the 513 area.
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    Re: Cody Ross

    Quote Originally Posted by Chip R View Post
    Ross is having a fine year, no doubt about it. However, his problem here was that he didn't hit lefthanded. Q could and was an OFer too. Plus, you don't know how Ross would have done as a backup. I believe he is playing regularly in FLA. Getting 4-5 ABs most every day helps you a lot more than getting one or two a week.
    actually he gets about 1-2 starts per week.... not even... although he should start a few more games in a row here to ride the hot hand
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    Re: Cody Ross

    Was the PTBNL ever announced yet ?
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    Q was a Vet! With speed and defense!!!

    At least that's what Warne and Jerry said.

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    Is this the same Cody Ross that was hitting .208 for the Marlins? Am I missing something? Other than a couple big games, I don't see much of a loss.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill View Post
    Is this the same Cody Ross that was hitting .208 for the Marlins? Am I missing something? Other than a couple big games, I don't see much of a loss.
    Me eighther, Six of one half dozen of the other. But Ross did have far more upside than McCracken.

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    Re: Cody Ross

    Quote Originally Posted by Chip R View Post
    Ross is having a fine year, no doubt about it. However, his problem here was that he didn't hit lefthanded. Q could and was an OFer too. Plus, you don't know how Ross would have done as a backup. I believe he is playing regularly in FLA. Getting 4-5 ABs most every day helps you a lot more than getting one or two a week.
    Very true. And when they acquired this guy everyone was saying "There's no room for him. Where is he gonna play?"

    It's fine to look back on everything with foresight; but at the time there was no room for Ross, and the injuries, stint on the DL, didn't help his cause any.
    Last edited by GAC; 09-12-2006 at 10:16 AM.
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    Re: Cody Ross

    Quote Originally Posted by Topcat View Post
    Was the PTBNL ever announced yet ?
    I don't believe we've received our player yet. I know we finalized our deal with the Dodgers, giving up Ben Kozlowski who played in both AA and AAA, finishing the season 3-6 with a 3.79 ERA. The transaction for Ross indicates PTBNL or "cash considerations". We may well take the cash.

    I felt all along it was a no lose situation. We're not going to get anything great from the Marlins, but you never know. Anyone still have any idea what PTBNL transactions are still open out there?


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