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Old 05-13-2013, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by mahagga73 View Post
Some people just aren't gonna get it. This season should have left no doubt the value of a top notch fielding combo up the middle. I would venture to say the pathetic play of Beckham's replacement's has cost the Sox a minimum of 3 to 4 games. Beckham's makes up any batting deficiencies with the glove.
If he played SS, I'd agree. You just can't have 2 offensive holes in the MIF. Ramirez is a much better defender than Beckham, so he wins. Also his position is much harder to fill.

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).
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