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Old 12-18-2012, 01:10 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.
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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).