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Old 12-18-2012, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by russ99 View Post
True, but what's worse is his lack of plate patience, which may not be so easily curable, considering how a similar free swinger in Alexei hasn't progressed with age. When you go 0-2 and 1-2 on nearly every at-bat, you put yourself at a considerable disadvantage.

This is why his average likely won't go over .260 and he's a sure thing for 150+ K's.
They have completely different histories. Ramirez was older when he got here. Viciedo has improved his walk rate every year in the minors. They are both Cuban 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).