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Re: Uggla - cut my losses?

Postby ChrisV82 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:15 pm

He has zero homers thus far in August, which makes sense since has has zero homers since July 8th, although his slugging is north of .400 in August, which is a nice change of pace. If you picked up Chase Utley for the second half, you're already a million dollars richer (figuratively) than if you stuck it out with Uggo.

It's not out of the realm of possibility for him to bump up his stats at the end of the year to lure in suckers to draft him next year, but when Dustin Ackley outperforms you in July, I'm not sure I want to waste my 2B spot on hope and dreams.
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Re: Uggla - cut my losses?

Postby PWNightmare » Wed Aug 08, 2012 5:08 pm

Uggla is hitting more line drives and less ground balls than any of his past 4 or 5 seasons. His Hr/FB is much lower than it has typically been... He's not going to win any batting titles, but there's no way that a power surge can be completely ruled out right now, especially when he has a well-documented history of August being his best month.
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Re: Uggla - cut my losses?

Postby AdmiralTrey » Wed Aug 08, 2012 5:51 pm

He has zero homers thus far in August, which makes sense since has has zero homers since July 8th, although his slugging is north of .400 in August, which is a nice change of pace. If you picked up Chase Utley for the second half, you're already a million dollars richer (figuratively) than if you stuck it out with Uggo.

It's not out of the realm of possibility for him to bump up his stats at the end of the year to lure in suckers to draft him next year, but when Dustin Ackley outperforms you in July, I'm not sure I want to waste my 2B spot on hope and dreams.
He's definitely been utter shizz the past two months... I'm a Braves fan that watches probably close to 90% of the games each season so I've seen his ridiculous K's and pop outs first hand. I have him benched in the two leagues in which I have him, but I'm not dropping him unless he stinks it up through half of August and so far he's hitting a manageable .273 with 5 RBI in 6 games. That's not great, but it's a sign that he might be coming around.


I'm pretty sure that even I could have outperformed Uggla in July and I haven't done anything but coach high school and play in a city league since I got out of high school myself 7 years ago. It's just hard to sit through such an atrocious month and then drop him when he might be coming around. Might be... There has to be a reward coming for those who haven't already dumped him, right?

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Re: Uggla - cut my losses?

Postby AdmiralTrey » Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:31 pm

Uggla is hitting more line drives and less ground balls than any of his past 4 or 5 seasons. His Hr/FB is much lower than it has typically been... He's not going to win any batting titles, but there's no way that a power surge can be completely ruled out right now, especially when he has a well-documented history of August being his best month.
He's currently 2/2 tonight. He is Risen!
Make that 3/3 with a 3 run double!

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SS - Trea Turner
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OF - Yordan Alvarez
OF - Kris Bryant
UTL - Javier Baez
UTL - Adalberto Mondesi
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2018 - 1st place. Finished regular season 24 games ahead of 2nd place and won in the playoffs.
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Re: Uggla - cut my losses?

Postby PWNightmare » Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:41 pm

This thread is giving him the power to succeed.

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Re: Uggla - cut my losses?

Postby PWNightmare » Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:45 pm

He's on my bench, of course.
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Re: Uggla - cut my losses?

Postby AdmiralTrey » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:21 am

Well being on the bench is a given; he wouldn't be playing well otherwise!

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C - Wilson Ramos
1B - Freddie Freeman
2B - Gleyber Torres
3B - Nolan Arenado
SS - Trea Turner
OF - Mike Trout
OF - Ronald Acuna
OF - Yordan Alvarez
OF - Kris Bryant
UTL - Javier Baez
UTL - Adalberto Mondesi
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SP - Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg, Blake Snell, Chris Sale, Jose Berrios, Chris Paddack, Mike Soroka, German Marquez
RP - Ken Giles, Dellin Betances, Taylor Rogers, Geovanny Gallegos, Colin Poche, Corey Knebel
Pedo NA Purgatory Felipse Vazquez

Prospects:
SP: Grayson Rodriguez, Josiah Gray, Seth Corry, Franklin Perez, Ryan Weathers, Blake Walston
RP: James Karinchak
OF: Luis Robert, Alek Thomas, Jesus Sanchez, Kameron Misner, Bayron Lora
IF: Vidal Brujan, Alexander Mojica, Malcolm Nunez, Greg Jones, Gunnar Henderson
C: Sam Huff, Luis Campusano, William Contreras

Results:
2019 - 4th place. Finished regular season 20 games ahead of 2nd place but fell apart in the playoffs.
2018 - 1st place. Finished regular season 24 games ahead of 2nd place and won in the playoffs.
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Re: Uggla - cut my losses?

Postby PWNightmare » Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:47 pm

Really looking forward to seeing Dan bat tomorrow.

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Re: Uggla - cut my losses?

Postby PWNightmare » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:02 pm

The stork delivered today.

More to come...
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Re: Uggla - cut my losses?

Postby PWNightmare » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:44 am

What do you say, Dan? Let's get some runs today.
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