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Old 02-01-2013, 01:41 PM
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Default White Sox claim Lars Anderson

http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2013/0...-anderson.html

Former top prospect of Boston, could contribute some lefty power off the bench if he comes around. Feel free to move this to the Minor League forum if appropriate.

Coop'll fix him
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Old 02-01-2013, 01:43 PM
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Post Sox claim Lars Anderson

http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2013/0...-anderson.html

Saw this guy play in Columbus last year. . . if this was the effort to get a lefthanded bat, Dan Johnson would have been a better option. Anderson is still young and was a "prospect" for Boston a couple of years ago but Cleveland who had no first baseman let him go for next to nothing, so I don't see any good coming out of this.
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Old 02-01-2013, 01:57 PM
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Hope he can impress enough that we have a viable replacement for Paulie waiting in the wings, but I won't hold my breath.
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Old 02-01-2013, 02:17 PM
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When I saw that he was released I was going to make a thread advocating the Sox pick him up but I doubted whether it was thread-worthy.

I like the idea of having a potential replacement for Konerko who has had problems with his wrist. Especially a lefthanded bat.

Anderson was at once a highly touted prospect. Baseball America ranked him in the Top 100 three years straight.

2008: #40
2009: #17
2010: #87

At worst, he is Dan Johnson with a little more potential and a little less of an immediate chance for production.
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Old 02-01-2013, 02:28 PM
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Organizational depth, guys
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Organizational depth, guys
Yep. Somebody needs to play first base in the late innings during Spring Training. Have the Sox ever had a player named Lars before?
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:17 PM
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Default White Sox add Lars Anderson, 1b

Once a decent prospect w/ Boston, 25.

Could be a nice find.

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And can hit. He has 49 plate appearances in rookie ball, the odds are he won't even be as good as Lars Anderson...
Right, Lars flamed out and he was probably 100x the prospect Barnum is
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:42 PM
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Right, Lars flamed out and he was probably 100x the prospect Barnum is
Coop will fix......ahhh, never mind.
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