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beausox
07-24-2001, 02:24 PM
A look at how several former Sox pla;yers are doing: (thru last Wed)

Mike Caruso (Tampa Bay AAA) .276 BA 36 R, 4 3B, 6 SB. The D-Rays just recalled Chris Gomez, Caruso has to be next!

Bryan Ward (Boston AAA) 2.45

Jeff Abbott (Florida AAA) .337 BA, 3 HR, 10 RBI

Tom Fordham (Brewers AAA) 1 Win 2 Loses 2.58 ERA

Jesus Pena (Boston AAA) 3-5 W-L 6.59 ERA

Craig Wilson (Kansas City AAA) .283 BA 10 HR 55 RBI and he has pitched in two games

Chris Snopek (sCrUBS AAA) .260 BA 9 HR 35 RBI

Brian Simmons (Blue Jays AAA) .222 BA (18 AB)

Lyle Mouton (Tigers AAA) .338 BA 2 3B 9 HR 27 RBI 3 SB

Noberto Martin (Marlins AAA) .296 BA, 90 points higher than Clayton

Pat Borders (Devil Rays AAA) .224 BA

Joe Davenport (Rockies AAA) 1-1 6.86 ERA

Lance Johnson (Rockies AAA) .350 BA

PaleHoseGeorge
07-24-2001, 02:30 PM
Omigod, Pat Borders and Lance Johnson are still hanging on? I guess playing Triple-A ball beats driving a bus.

You would think they had stashed away some of their old MLB salary.

beausox
07-24-2001, 02:48 PM
Johnson, up until a month ago had been playing alongside Canseco for the Newark Bears of the Atlantic League. That is also where Jaime Navarro is.

Iwritecode
07-24-2001, 02:50 PM
What?!? No update on Ken Hill? He's got to be parking carssomewhere .

beausox
07-24-2001, 02:59 PM
I was trying to forget the dark week of last year. Hill is pitching (if you call it that) for Pawtucket.

Soxheads
07-24-2001, 04:04 PM
Did anyone see Norton hit the homer a couple of days ago against LA? Or McKay's error in CF?

Tragg
07-24-2001, 07:47 PM
I never did figure out why we released craig wilson and kept graffignino. Graff is a poor utility infielder.

Simmons never could hit, but he damn sure could field his position.

Caruso wasn't very good, but probably better than what we have now.

Fordham and Ward are okay middle relievers - big deal.

Johnson and Mouton - well, time to find a new job, boys.