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Grady Sizemore

Postby Chilly » Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:32 pm

.220, no HR, 1 SB, 16K's, 5 BB's. After a strong spring, I was thinking he was back.

Is he injured and not letting on, or just a cold streak?

Trying to decide if I should start shopping him while I can, or hold tight. Anyone have any thoughts on this?

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Re: Grady Sizemore

Postby havok » Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:33 pm

Not likely to get many good bites on the trade block. I think you've just got to ride out the storm and hope for the best for now.
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Re: Grady Sizemore

Postby chlenko » Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:42 pm

He is rather streaky.

As a Sizemore owner I can tell you that you probably are not going to get much for him and you basically have to hope he can turn it around. Maybe a move back to leadoff would help? How do we make that happen?
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SS - Bogaerts
MI - Dozier
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Re: Grady Sizemore

Postby Deltron » Mon Apr 26, 2010 11:50 pm

Pure speculation, I'm guessing his elbow is still an issue.
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Pitchers: +1.5 IP, +1 K, -1 BB/HBP, +5 W, -3 L, +4 S, -2 BS, +3 CG, +10 shutout
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Re: Grady Sizemore

Postby Chilly » Tue Apr 27, 2010 4:50 am

I'm hoping it's just him being streaky and pushing. He did have a great spring, with a few HR's and SB's while hitting something like .360. But in the back of my mind, I'm worried he's playing hurt.

I've put him on the trade block to see if anything comes in, but I'm not expecting much.

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Re: Grady Sizemore

Postby kevo252 » Wed Apr 28, 2010 3:22 pm

this is also purely speculation on my part, but I think hes hiding an injury to his back. If you recall, he was hitting somewhat well coming out of the gate (.300 or so with some RBI). He hasn't done jack since he went out a couple games with a back strain. I don't think he or the team gave it enough time to heal properly.

Put simply, hes not this bad.
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