"You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one."
Freel, or maybe EE
Phillips there would be a waste of the right handed power source
Bob Boone (and Raisor) was right. Adam Dunn for leadoff!
"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."
Times like this get me thinkin how much I'll hate Dusty Baker this seaosn. You know he's gonna throw Hopper out there at lead off everyday.
Hide your power alleys; Hide your wife
I can't wait to hear about it when it actually happens.
Oh, I already am.
Get your nunchucks and the keys to your dad's car. I know where we can get a gun
That equates to less than once every two weeks.
I've seen this argument made many times when batting average is brought up. Same thing applies here.
The ability of Keppinger to fit nicely into the leadoff position is one reason I'd be willing to pursue the idea of Encarnacion to San Francisco for pitching.
"In baseball, you don't know nothin'"...Yogi Berra
I'm bracing myself for Phillips leading off and Gonzalez batting second regardless of whether or not Hamilton is traded.
Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.