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FormerKnight
07-07-2004, 01:41 AM
For those interested.....

http://charlotte.creativeloafing.com/2004-06-30/news_cover.html

mdep524
07-07-2004, 01:57 AM
That was a really nice article. Well written. Hope to see Joe in the big leagues sooner than later. :smile:

duke of dorwood
07-07-2004, 12:12 PM
If everyone is swinging for home runs here, why not have him here to do it?

TDog
07-07-2004, 12:34 PM
This was a good article.

I had the opportunity in Tucson to stand in the outfield with a glove while Joe was taking batting practice. I didn't catch anything, and some of the balls sailed over the fence anyway. While it was just batting practice, I was impressed with the way the ball jumped off his bat. I told Joe I went to the park to see his first game with the Sox last summer -- which was a 1-0 loss to the Tigers. He said he hopes he gets to stay up longer next time. He's a very cool kid, the sort everyone should want to see succeed.

Frater Perdurabo
07-07-2004, 01:13 PM
Great article.

It looks like the Sox seem to be handling him right, despite protests from fans (like myself) to promote him to the big leagues NOW.

I would like nothing more than to see him become a middle of the order switch-hitting power threat.

:supernana: