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  • #31
    Originally posted by GiambiJuice View Post
    Yeah, that number should improve, but Hamilton benefitted greatly from hitting in Arlington. Angels Stadium is not nearly as hitter-friendly.
    Maybe in 2008 and 2010(though he did hit the ball well on the road too), but the last two seasons his home and away splits look like this....

    Home: 518 AB, 98 R, 151 H, 31 2B, 3 3B, 36 HR, 123 RBI, 55 BB, 120 SO, .292 AVG, .354 OBP, .571 SLG, .926 OPS, .384 wOBA, 137 wRC+

    Away: 531 AB, 85 R, 154 H, 31 2B, 4 3B, 32 HR, 99 RBI, 44 BB, 135 SO, .290 AVG, .346 OBP, .544 SLG, .890 OPS, .374 wOBA, 130 wRC+

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    • #32
      Originally posted by Cap78 View Post
      Moving trumbo for dickey would be a terrible mistake...trumbo has lots of potential and dickey isnt getting younger
      The Mets are cash strapped, but they'd need to pay part of Dickey's salary...
      WAR? Prove it!

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      • #33
        Originally posted by Matthew C. View Post
        From June through September, Pujols had one of the best OPS in the majors. Ended up second in the league with 80 XBH playing in a pitcher's park. He may not win any more MVP's, but I bet he will do just fine.
        We'll see. I think the Cards were smart by letting him walk.
        WAR? Prove it!

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        • #34
          Originally posted by GiambiJuice View Post
          Hamilton's overrated. He's a very good hitter but not a great one. I dont blame the Angels for making this deal, especially after losing Greinke, but i don't think it will work out so well for them.
          Josh is far from overated he is about 2-4 times as good as anything the Yanks have or any other team in CF for that matter.
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          • #35
            Originally posted by Zito75 View Post
            We'll see. I think the Cards were smart by letting him walk.
            That is a completely different discussion point all-together. Pujols could have a great 2013 and the Cards still be smart for letting him walk.
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            • #36
              Originally posted by keystone View Post
              I think the Angels will rue the day they piled all of that money onto Pujols & Hamilton. These guys aren't getting any younger, and that is a ridiculous amount of money for a long-term return on their investment. Besides, their pitching isn't All That.
              They better win within a few years, because they will be just like the yankees soon...a bunch of old guys with contracts they dont earn

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              • #37
                We are not taking the opportunity to trash the Yankees for the sake of trashing the Yankees. They have absolutely nothing to do with this deal. Thanks.
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                • #38
                  Originally posted by RaysFan_98 View Post
                  Josh is far from overated he is about 2-4 times as good as anything the Yanks have or any other team in CF for that matter.
                  Hamilton is at least twice as good as Mike Trout?? Right now, he's not even better.

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                  • #39
                    Originally posted by ipitch View Post
                    Hamilton is at least twice as good as Mike Trout?? Right now, he's not even better.
                    I disagree one season from trout an amazing season it was doesn't make him better then proven stars
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                    • #40
                      Originally posted by RaysFan_98 View Post
                      Josh is far from overated he is about 2-4 times as good as anything the Yanks have or any other team in CF for that matter.
                      2012 WAR according to Fangraphs:
                      Cano: 7.8
                      Hamilton: 4.4

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                      • #41
                        Originally posted by YankeeDJW View Post
                        2012 WAR according to Fangraphs:
                        Cano: 7.8
                        Hamilton: 4.4
                        Again, the Yankees have nothing to do with this thread. I understand feeling the need to defend your team, but this is how threads get sidetracked.

                        Folks, if you're just going to call out another team or any player for the sake of calling out another team or any player, it is nothing more than trolling for arguments and flame bait. Responding is not much better. Just don't do it. Thanks.
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                        • #42
                          Originally posted by Captain Cold Nose View Post
                          Again, the Yankees have nothing to do with this thread. I understand feeling the need to defend your team, but this is how threads get sidetracked.

                          Folks, if you're just going to call out another team or any player for the sake of calling out another team or any player, it is nothing more than trolling for arguments and flame bait. Responding is not much better. Just don't do it. Thanks.
                          Sorry. Don't mean to cause trouble. I likely would've responded no matter what team was mentioned; it just happened to be mine. I didn't even read the rest of the thread until now. Hamilton is no where near 2-4 times better than any teams best player right now, including other center fielders.

                          And I like Josh Hamilton. He's one of my favorite players and I wish the Yankees landed him. Let's not go too crazy though.

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                          • #43
                            Originally posted by YankeeDJW View Post
                            Sorry. Don't mean to cause trouble. I likely would've responded no matter what team was mentioned; it just happened to be mine. I didn't even read the rest of the thread until now. Hamilton is no where near 2-4 times better than any teams best player right now, including other center fielders.

                            And I like Josh Hamilton. He's one of my favorite players and I wish the Yankees landed him. Let's not go too crazy though.
                            Fair enough. The comment itself certainly was fair game. A healthy Hamilton is a superstar talent, but let's not get carried away here.
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                            • #44
                              Originally posted by Captain Cold Nose View Post
                              A healthy Hamilton is a superstar talent, but let's not get carried away here.
                              Yes he is. I wish he would have played the second half like he did the first. He would be MVP and no TC for Miggy.
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                              • #45
                                Originally posted by White Knight View Post
                                Yes he is. I wish he would have played the second half like he did the first. He would be MVP and no TC for Miggy.
                                He's what? Twice to four times as good as any center fielder in AL and every Yankee player?
                                I wish Miggy could run and field better. Then he would have won the TC and no one would even question his being MVP. But Hamilton didn't play the second half like he did the first and Miggy still won the TC.
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