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Old 09-19-2013, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by TomBradley72 View Post
Beckham has been hit pretty hard by injuries this year- I'm willing to give him one more spring training/opening of the season as the starting 2nd baseman- while we deal with much bigger issues like 3rd base, CF/lead off, and even 1st base (assuming PK retires and (hopefully) so does Dunn).
Hit hard by injuries this year? He's been bad for 4 years.

I'd rather roll the dice with Semien or Garcia, but I'm fine with Beckham being a stop gap. It's pretty clear he's a utility player at this point. 2500+ PA's with a .248 career average, vastly overrated glove, doesn't walk and doesn't steal bases. He does have a hell of a PR team though.

Originally Posted by shoota
I'm not counting this homerun or his 3 RBI from today's game because of the game situation. I'm not counting his pinch hit solo homerun in a blowout win in Colorado. In my book, Crede has 2 less home runs than his statistics show, 4 less RBI, and one less walk (the one where he pinch hit for Uribe after coming in with a 3-0 count and taking one pitch).
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