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Hafner or Thome?

Discussion in '(MLB) Cleveland Indians' started by TheRealKTRAIN, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. TheRealKTRAIN

    TheRealKTRAIN Roll Tribe!

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    Should the Tribe take the old Hafner or Thome or should they just look away and use someone in our minor league system like Matt Laporta?
     
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    Pyro Banned

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    I'm okay with either, as long as the contracts are incentive-based.

    For instance, an extra $1,000 for each HR over 400 ft.
     
  3. Stark

    Stark Keeping the Faith

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    Carlos Lee.
     
  4. Lee

    Lee Established Since 2005

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    The corpse of Babe Ruth. All options would be about the same level of production, but the Babe Ruth corpse would be far more entertaining.
     
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  5. JMcCurry08

    JMcCurry08 NBA Starter

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    Thome
     
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    Rob Best of the Land

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  7. Huber.

    Huber. Adrninistrator

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    First post?



    Nice try Chris Antonetti.
     
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    MattyFos. Ballplayer

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    I still don't understand the question.
     
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  9. shoes22

    shoes22 All-Star

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    I want Hafner. I don't care if it's unpopular and you all are sick of him. Because if a guy like Chris McGuiness or LaPorta or Ben Francisco ends up getting ABs there instead, it creates a hole in an otherwise average-looking lineup, and I will be angry. At least Hafner/Thome are still somewhat respected hitters in their declining years because of the power potential.
     
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  10. theSTEREO.

    theSTEREO. The second of his name.

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    Hafner Deezy
     
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    macbdog I just got a semi

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    I would love to see Thome signed for sentimental reasons, but Hafner makes the more sense based on the shear numbers. Thome's production is clearly sliding, and his usage and production in Baltimore in the 2nd half is pretty indicative of how he would be used here.

    The issue I have with Hafner is that each of the last few seasons, he starts out well but then the production- specifically the power- evaporates. I just see the same thing happening, he would start out hot in April then burn out/whatever come May, yet he would still get run out there because of his potential. Im just sick of seeing it happen.

    This much I know, though- both offer more than Carlos Lee.
     
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  12. TheRealKTRAIN

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    Can not believe no one has brought up Manny Rameriz up yet! Hmmmmm
     
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    The Indians are not interested according to sources. He has been playing good in the Dominican League though
     
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    warddj86 Let's try to double wins

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    Hafner. I am unreasonably unwilling to give up on him. If he stays healthy for even 100 games with normal production, it's worth it.
     
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    Chris do your own research.
     
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  16. TheRealKTRAIN

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    Can't néed the help evaluating the players or u want Shelly Duncan back
     
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    AZ_ Hall-of-Famer

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    Who is this guy?

    Shelley Duncan signed with Tampa Bay.
     
  18. TheRealKTRAIN

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    Was a joke to get Shelly Duncan back dudes a bumm
     
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    cdt Oh My God! Staff Member

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    So basically it's giant douche or turd sandwich.
     
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    shoes22 All-Star

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    A reasonable case for bringing back Hafner.

    http://www.waitingfornextyear.com/2...designated-hitter-yes-that-designated-hitter/

     
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