Turn Off Ads?
Page 4 of 4 FirstFirst 1234
Results 46 to 48 of 48

Thread: Yonder Alonso in left last night?

  1. #46
    Vavasor TRF's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2000
    Amarillo, TX

    Re: Yonder Alonso in left last night?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bumstead View Post
    Maybe. Pretty small sample for this season...My point is that Cabrera has been a legitimate MLB SS while Beckham was never going to play there. I'm still amazed that people continue to bring him up as a SS when none of the 30 MLB teams scouts and GM's would even have considered him a SS when he was drafted. The choice to take Alonso takes undue abuse on this board; these picks haven't even had a reasonable amount of time to develop. The expectations around that pick is ridiculous; what has Beckham done anyway? Nothing overly fantastic...it's not like he's Lincecum...
    Jermaine Dye was a "legitimate" LF last year and is unemployed this year.

    And how large was last year's sample?

    And I never said he was the absolute wrong pick. I think it could have been him, Beckham or Smoak.

    But hey keep bringing up the Stubbs/Lincecum thing because I mention Lincecum all the time. (In fact, I haven't in quite a while, probably not since 2008, but don't let that stop you.)
    Raisel Ghul, the Demon's Head

  2. Turn Off Ads?
  3. #47
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    New York, NY

    Re: Yonder Alonso in left last night?

    Quote Originally Posted by Boss-Hog View Post
    Agreed - can we please start a separate thread for the 'Who should the Reds have drafted in 2008' discussion?

    Did anyone in this thread even read boss' post? It sure doesn't seem like it!!

  4. #48
    Legen...dary reds44's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    North Carolina

    Re: Yonder Alonso in left last night?

    Quote Originally Posted by dougdirt View Post
    Joe Mauer was the #1 overall draft pick?

    Of course they make mistakes. I just don't get the idea where the Reds have already completely failed that pick like some talk about. It isn't like we drafted Kyle Skipworth that season.
    Mauer wasn't the BPA.

Turn Off Ads?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Board Moderators may, at their discretion and judgment, delete and/or edit any messages that violate any of the following guidelines: 1. Explicit references to alleged illegal or unlawful acts. 2. Graphic sexual descriptions. 3. Racial or ethnic slurs. 4. Use of edgy language (including masked profanity). 5. Direct personal attacks, flames, fights, trolling, baiting, name-calling, general nuisance, excessive player criticism or anything along those lines. 6. Posting spam. 7. Each person may have only one user account. It is fine to be critical here - that's what this board is for. But let's not beat a subject or a player to death, please.

Thank you, and most importantly, enjoy yourselves!

RedsZone.com is a privately owned website and is not affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds or Major League Baseball

Contact us: Boss | GIK | cumberlandreds | dabvu2498 | Gallen5862 | Plus Plus | RedlegJake | RedsfaninMT | redsfan1995 | The Operator | Tommyjohn25