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Old 09-19-2013, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by kittle42 View Post
Beckham is better than Gillaspie in the sense that his defense is better and his bat is fine enough to be an 8-9 hitter.

Gillaspie being as prominent on this team as he was this season is one of the many indicators of how bad this team was.
A 260 hitter with no power and no speed isn't fine. He's not a defensive specialist either. I'll drop it, but the Beckham apologists drive me crazy.

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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