From: Jon Richardson on 13 Aug 2010 15:38
On Aug 13, 12:07 pm, Colin William <colintwill...(a)hotmail.com> wrote:
> Tarkus wrote:
> >> I know this Braves team has bounced back a lot this year, but this feels
> >> like the end of this season to me. Unless Glaus can rediscover his
> >> May/June form, it's tough to see how you the make up for this.
> > What exactly has Chipper done over the course of the season (not just
> > recently) to make you give up on this season?
> > Not to say it doesn't hurt, but it's not like we're losing Hudson. Or
> > even McCann or any number of other players. It's not like Chipper was
> > in contention for the MVP (nor was he one of the many Braves players who
> > made the All-Star team, for that matter).
> He's consistently gotten on base all year, and he's been hitting lately
> when others have not. He's had a 907 OPS since June 15, carrying the
> load since Glaus stopped hitting. It's not undoable for the Braves to
> overcome this, but they desperately need offense from 1B and CF, neither
> of which appear likely right now.
What, you mean Rick Ankiel's 456 OPS isn't good enough for you?
From: Colin William on 13 Aug 2010 20:25
Jon Richardson wrote:
> What, you mean Rick Ankiel's 456 OPS isn't good enough for you?
Yeah, the hoped-for upside of that trade ain't showing yet. Another week
of this and we'll see Nate McLouth back. Ugh.