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View Poll Results: The Orlando Cabrera Report Card
A (Excellent) 3 1.84%
B (Satisfactory) 15 9.20%
C (Average) 50 30.67%
D (Below Average) 75 46.01%
F (Dadgummit!) 20 12.27%
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Old 05-10-2008, 10:11 AM
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Rate Cabrera's performance so far with the White Sox.
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Old 05-10-2008, 10:19 AM
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So far I'm not that impressed but I'm willing to give him more time.
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Old 05-10-2008, 10:22 AM
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So far I'm not that impressed but I'm willing to give him more time.
So far he's not living up to my expectations, but his glove seems to be settling down which is good and I expect him to find his stick before the end of the year. I doubt he climbs all the way to his career best numbers, but he should get into the average year range pretty easily.
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Old 05-10-2008, 10:26 AM
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So far?

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By season's end, though, we'll probably look back at him as an improvement over Uribe's 2007
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Old 05-10-2008, 10:30 AM
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D for Defense.
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Old 05-10-2008, 10:41 AM
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His glove has been pretty solid, but his offense leaves a lot to be desired.

I think he'll pick it up soon.
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Old 05-10-2008, 10:51 AM
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His glove has been pretty solid, but his offense leaves a lot to be desired.

I think he'll pick it up soon.
His glove has been fine, but it is his arm I feel that is not that great. I don't know, it seems like I was spoiled last year watching Uribe throw. Now I am not saying I want Uribe at SS, but there were times this year I was like wow there is not as much on that throw as I would have thought. It makes you realize how strong of an arm Uribe really has.
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Old 05-10-2008, 11:07 AM
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C... good in the field terrible at the plate. But I am willing to give him a full season to figure himself out in his new place.
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Old 05-10-2008, 11:21 AM
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D for disappointment (so far). Did he have extended slumps or slow starts like this in the past? Or is it just that good ol' White Sox magic doing its work on his hitting abilities?

To date, he's been one of many black holes in our lineup. It's about time he snapped out it. If the Sox are going to be serious about contending this year, we can't have a bunch of starters hitting .200 for too long.

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Old 05-10-2008, 11:33 AM
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I had to go F on this one.......his defense has been improving lately but he is just brutal at the plate thus far.

But, just like in school, this is just the 1st quarter.

Let's revisit this again at the all star break.
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Old 05-10-2008, 11:34 AM
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I see his mother voted.
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Old 05-10-2008, 11:36 AM
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Old 05-10-2008, 11:53 AM
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I had to go F on this one.......his defense has been improving lately but he is just brutal at the plate thus far.

But, just like in school, this is just the 1st quarter.

Let's revisit this again at the all star break.
Exactly Cuck, We can revisit next quarter. Hope he brings his grades up.
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Old 05-10-2008, 12:00 PM
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The only thing he's done well is catch the ball. He hasn't hit well, he can't throw very well, and he hasn't run the bases well - case in point, the top of the ninth last night.

I hope gets better!
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Old 05-10-2008, 12:04 PM
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A shortstop should first and foremost be a defensive player and he has shown me that, especially lately. He's somewhat deceptive on that because he makes very solid plays look easy. He's actually the best defensive shortstop since, . . . since, I can recall for the Sox. Better than Uribe by a wide margin, better than Guillen was, better than anybody in between. Offensively he's started slowly but is showing good tendencies, he hits very well with two strikes, takes a lot of walks, makes pitchers work. He has been GIDP ing lately, which is annoying, but overall he's been about average offensively for the team. He does lead the team in steals.
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