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The Official Brian Giles is past his prime thread

Discussion in 'All Other Sports' started by wrbanwal, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. wrbanwal

    wrbanwal Well-Known Member

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    Brian needs to go away
     
  2. LV Bolt Fan

    LV Bolt Fan Well-Known Member

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    Would someone PLEASE tell him.....

    That it's OK to swing at the first 2 pitches, especally when they're down the middle. :tup:
     
  3. LV Bolt Fan

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    Giles costs the Padres a shot at a run and Bud Black has no balls!
     
  4. wrbanwal

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    left 4 on base tonight




    take a pay cut Brian
     
  5. wrbanwal

    wrbanwal Well-Known Member

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    Raul Ibanez, who signed a three-year, $31.5 million free-agent contract, is the reason the Phillies don't miss Pat Burrell. He is hitting .385 with five home runs, 10 RBIs and 12 runs.


    Brian Giles?

    avg hr rbi obp slg
    .151 0 7 .211 .189


    $9,000,000

    We could sign that guy?

    and cut Giles?



    :icon_eek::icon_eek::icon_eek:
     
  6. HollywoodLeo

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    At the very least he needs to be moved down in the line up.
     
  7. HollywoodLeo

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    Giles would have cost the Padres 5 million to cut him, so it doesn't quite work out so evenly.

    If his buyout wasn't so much he wouldn't even be on the team right now. (And neither would Ibanez)
     
  8. Kwak

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    Giles was past his prime when he got off the Juice. He has lost a few lbs, his arms and legs are not those bull type he had before.

    Dude is done and can't hit his own *** with either had.
     
  9. wrbanwal

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    This reeks of the Randy Meyers deal from a few years back

    :icon_evil::icon_evil::icon_evil:
     
  10. wrbanwal

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    Totally agree.

    Gotta give it to him. He got somebody to pay him.

    It's the American way

    :icon_sad:
     
  11. HollywoodLeo

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    At least his very good OBP and high number of walks made him useful up until this year.

    If nothing else, he still has good D in RF. (Not that much of an arm, but his range is excellent.)

    That's not enough to warrant keeping him in the line up if this futility continues, though. I'm simply finding a silver lining.
     
  12. HollywoodLeo

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    It looks like it now.

    But, unlike Meyers, Giles gave us some quality years. (Even if they weren't quite as good as we expected.)
     
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    true, I guess ownership figured he was worth the risk. Maybe he turns it around when the weather warms.

    I hope we stay in the hunt until then


    :icon_toast::icon_toast:
     
  14. HollywoodLeo

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    In the meantime, I wish they'd at least quit batting him 3rd.
     
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    can we bat him 10th??

    :lol:
     
  16. wrbanwal

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    NEWS FLASH!


    GILES - BASE HIT!! RBI!!!


    :abq1::abq2::abq1::abq2:
     
  17. LV Bolt Fan

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    Followed by a pop out to first. :icon_rofl:
     
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    Followed later on by another base hit & RBI.

    2nd on the team in RBIs.

    jes sayin'
     
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    'Course I s'pose RBIs mebbe onea those useless team statistics I've heard so much about.
     
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    Tied with S. Hairston who has half as many at bats and .400+ BA.

    jes sayin'






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    GWRBI!! :icon_toast:

    jes sayin'
     
  22. HollywoodLeo

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    Giles had a great game.

    Let's hope he keeps it up and not what he's been doing pretty much all season before today.
     
  23. LV Bolt Fan

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    Giles still sucks! :yes:
    Good job, Padres!
     
  24. wrbanwal

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    still hittin .150


    jus sayin

    :lol:
     
  25. LV Bolt Fan

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    Brian Giles draws a walk. Keep's his BA at .166 :icon_rofl:
     
  26. LV Bolt Fan

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    Runner at 2nd. with Giles at bat w/ 2 outs...
    Here come's out #3.
     
  27. LV Bolt Fan

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    I called it!
     

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