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Re: Where the hell did all these Cub trolls come from?

Postby Marvell » Tue Jul 03, 2007 12:50 pm

Fat.The.Gangster wrote:
Marvell wrote:But the core of the Brewers are young players - which means that this team will only improve as the season progresses, and guys like Hall, Braun and Weeks really start firing on all cylinders.

This point is patently ridiculous. If young players improved throughout the season regardless of the circumstance, then the Devil Rays and Marlins, two teams chalk-full of more young talented players than the Brewers, would consistently have been the best team not only this season but also for the past five years. This is clearly not the case.

You really expect to be taken seriously with this shit?

There is no team in baseball right now with more young talented players than the Brewers.

None. Zippo.

As for your other dubious 'point' - not all young players will improve regardless of the circumstances, no. The key is to surround them with enough veterans - and to have a deep enough roster - that if any one player starts tailing off it doesn't affect the team's ability to compete.

Which is exactly the situation that the Brewers are in - they've got Sheets, Jenkins, Cordero, Suppan, Counsell and Graffanino to balance out all the young studdishness.

But whatever - since you're a Cubs fan, we already know that you're fundamentally deficient in judgement.

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Re: Where the hell did all these Cub trolls come from?

Postby minicat » Tue Jul 03, 2007 12:53 pm

Fat.The.Gangster wrote: chalk-full

The only thing around here chalk-full is your head.

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Re: Where the hell did all these Cub trolls come from?

Postby thebookpolice » Tue Jul 03, 2007 1:10 pm

Fat.The.Gangster wrote:
TheBookPolice wrote:Carl Pavano, Brad Penny, Dontrelle Willis, Josh Beckett, Miguel Cabrera, Juan Pierre, Alex Gonzalez, Luis Castillo (who was 21 in 1997, as opposed to L. Catsillo, whose age is indeterminate), Edgar Renteria, Livan Hernandez, and yes, Cliff Floyd (who was 24 in 1997)

In fact, your list of players comprise the 2003 series team, and not the veteran heavy team from 1997.

All the bolded players were on the 97 Marlins team...

Fat.The.Gangster wrote:The majority of your list is composed of pitchers who contributed with pitching, and not fielding or batting which is a different manner than Weeks and Braun.

...and only one is a pitcher.

This will be the last Marlins-related comment I make in this thread, as it is supposed to be about the Brewers and how good they are this year.

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