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    Manliness Personified HumnHilghtFreel's Avatar
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    Ryan Freel- Ultimate team player?

    Aside from playing all out, I loved to hear this from him at the press conference:

    What was also interesting was that Freel started on his own about how the team needs to get Josh Hamilton at-bats, that Hamilton is the most talented guy on the team and is a future All-Star, and if he has to sit or play the infield to get Hamilton on the field, he'll do it.

    "He's a game-changing guy, I'm not," Freel said.

    There was also a point where he said he'd take the league minimum to play, just so he's playing. Wayne Krivsky said to that, "That's why guys have agents."

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    nothing more than a fan Always Red's Avatar
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    Re: Ryan Freel- Ultimate team player?

    Major kudos to Ryan Freel for realizing and having the ability to verbalize that it's not all about him- and on the day he signs the biggest contract of his life, at that!

    I've not been the biggest Freel fan around, but I really like what he said today. A great team player in the super-sub role? Sounds like a perfect fit to me!
    sorry we're boring

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    Leading league in hotness
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    Re: Ryan Freel- Ultimate team player?

    Baseball needs more guys like Freel.
    Da Bulls
    Da Bears
    Da Reds?

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    Making sense of it all Matt700wlw's Avatar
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    Re: Ryan Freel- Ultimate team player?

    Ryan Freel gets it.

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    smells of rich mahogany deltachi8's Avatar
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    Re: Ryan Freel- Ultimate team player?

    Quote Originally Posted by griffeyfreak4 View Post
    Baseball needs more guys like Freel.
    The highways don't.
    Nothing to see here. Please disperse.

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    Re: Ryan Freel- Ultimate team player?

    Yeah Casey said things like that too. too bad his agent overvalued him!

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