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    Guess what? An Adam Dunn rumor

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    The Reds seem less and less likely to make a big move. Every deal for Adam Dunn has been scuttled early by Dunn's option being voided by a deal and by Wayne Krivsky's asking price. One wild scenario that's been thrown out there is a deal with the Yankees, where Dunn could fill in for Jason Giambi and the Reds would get back Shelley Duncan and Jeff Karstens, plus one more prospect. That doesn't seem like the right kind of return, so I'm discounting the rumor, though it does add some credence to another rumor--that of Walt Jocketty to Cincinnati. I'll let you connect the dots.
    A lot of people have wondered if Dave Duncan would come with LaRussa and Jocketty here, leaving his son. I think they meant he would if his other son is here.
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    Re: Guess what? An Adam Dunn rumor

    I don't want any player named "Shelley"

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    I may be mistaken but I believe that Karstens was dealt for the Molina brother a few days ago. I'll check......disregard that was Kennard, Jeff. Duncan a big RHB with some power? That might have some truth to it.
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    Re: Guess what? An Adam Dunn rumor

    Quote Originally Posted by Sea Ray View Post
    I don't want any player named "Shelley"
    You gotta be tough with a name like Shelly. "How do you dooooo?"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mario-Rijo View Post
    I may be mistaken but I believe that Karstens was dealt for the Molina brother a few days ago. I'll check......disregard that was Kennard, Jeff. Duncan a big RHB with some power? That might have some truth to it.
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    Re: Guess what? An Adam Dunn rumor

    Quote Originally Posted by Sea Ray View Post
    I don't want any player named "Shelley"
    "Chief" is a better nickname (if your first name is Sheldon)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rojo View Post
    You gotta be tough with a name like Shelly. "How do you dooooo?"
    He's actually Dave Duncan, like his father. Shelly is his middle name. I'd rather not have the entire Duncan family in Cincy. It was tried once with the Boone's and ended pretty poorly, IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strikes Out Looking View Post
    He's actually Dave Duncan, like his father. Shelly is his middle name. I'd rather not have the entire Duncan family in Cincy. It was tried once with the Boone's and ended pretty poorly, IMO.
    Yeah but I'd suggest Dave Duncan's a much better coach than Bob Boone could ever dream of being.
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    Re: Guess what? An Adam Dunn rumor

    Quote Originally Posted by Sea Ray View Post
    I don't want any player named "Shelley"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    Yeah but I'd suggest Dave Duncan's a much better coach than Bob Boone could ever dream of being.
    And Matt Boone makes Shelley Duncan look like Babe Ruth.


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    Re: Guess what? An Adam Dunn rumor

    Quote Originally Posted by Red Leader View Post
    And Matt Boone makes Shelley Duncan look like Babe Ruth.


    Yes, another Matt Boone slam. That's 3 on the year so far. The joy never ends...
    Did Matt hit on your sister or something?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joseph View Post
    Did Matt hit on your sister or something?
    No. He made me realize I quit baseball too early. If a hack like Matt Boone could play Single A baseball, then damnit, I could have too. I'll always hate him for that.

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    ...if Dave Duncan would come with LaRussa and Jocketty...
    I believe Duncan is the only one I'd really like to see come to Cincy.
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    Didn't Shelley Duncan do Wheat Thins commercials? No wait, that's Sandy Duncan!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Red Leader View Post
    No. He made me realize I quit baseball too early. If a hack like Matt Boone could play Single A baseball, then damnit, I could have too. I'll always hate him for that.

    You should have changed your last name to Boone. :
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