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View Poll Results: Dunn is the biggest Sox bust since......?
Alex Rios 15 5.81%
Nick Swisher 28 10.85%
Brian Anderson 7 2.71%
Billy Koch 41 15.89%
Jaime Navarro 36 13.95%
Albert Belle 11 4.26%
Steve Sax 12 4.65%
SportsVision 16 6.20%
Blue seats at New Comiskey 17 6.59%
Cory Snyder 3 1.16%
Other 15 5.81%
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Old 05-31-2011, 09:47 AM
GoSox2K3 GoSox2K3 is offline
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Default Adam Dunn is the Biggest Sox Bust Since.....

Yeah there's still time for him to turn things around, but where does he rank as of today?

* Yes, I know Albert Belle wasn't a "bust" for the Sox
Old 05-31-2011, 09:47 AM
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Old 05-31-2011, 09:51 AM
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Bobby Bonds.

Really, though, the Dunn situation is unprecedented in franchise history. Albert Belle was a big bust early. However, he wasn't nearly as bad and then he hit like crazy.
Old 05-31-2011, 09:54 AM
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Old 05-31-2011, 09:57 AM
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I'm not ready to call Dunn a bust yet. Yes, he's been bad so far this year but he's still got multiple years left on that contract to turn that around.

Now if he doesn't turn it around...
Old 05-31-2011, 09:57 AM
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Alex Rios,who was horrible his first two months in Aug and Sept in 2009.
But then he was good for the first 5 months of 2010.
Now,he has been bad the last 3 months in a Sox uni.

bottom line, Dunn is here for 4 years...long time to turn it around.
why even start these kinds of threads 2 months into a 4 year contract?
Old 05-31-2011, 09:57 AM
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Can we wait more than 2 months before declaring this 4 year contract a bust?
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Old 05-31-2011, 09:58 AM
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Two months into year one of a four year deal. He's been godawful but isn't it a little early to call him one of the all time busts? If this continues through year one and year two then calling him an all-time bust is appropriate. Right now he's been the opposite of what we all hoped for...
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Old 05-31-2011, 10:16 AM
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Dye and Konerko have put up terrible half seasons before. It happens. I'm not gonna write Dunn or Rios off yet. Just like to be able to trust these guys with 1 out and risp to get a run in.
Old 05-31-2011, 10:20 AM
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No David Wells?
Old 05-31-2011, 10:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Foulke You View Post
Can we wait more than 2 months before declaring this 4 year contract a bust?
This. Everyone chill.

Now, I'm not saying he shouldn't have been pinch hit for on Saturday (because he should have), but he's got to keep starting against lefties until he comes out of it. The track record is there. It's way too soon to call it a bust.
Old 05-31-2011, 10:28 AM
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Yeah, he's been nothing short of craptacular, but it IS a bit early to declare him a bust.
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Old 05-31-2011, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Vestigio View Post
No David Wells?
You beat me to it.
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Old 05-31-2011, 10:35 AM
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I voted Nick Swisher, but yeah, it's too early to declare Dunn a bust. He wouldn't have gotten that kind of money if a single person didn't think he'd hit like .255-260 with 40 bombs, 100 rbi, and nearly 100 BB's.
Old 05-31-2011, 10:36 AM
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