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    Mark DeRosa

    Totally worth a minor league contract IMO. He is the perfect fit for this team heading into 2013 and provides some much needed INF stability and right handed bat.

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    Time for another ban, pig.

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    The annual Mark DeRosa thread by VodkaDave...nice.

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    Time to look forward no more old retreads please!
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    What are you guys all worried about? De Rosa on a minor league deal....Whats the risk? For heavens sake we gave Zumaya 1,000,000 to throw 1 spring traning pitch!

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    /facepalm

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    Now Dave, we've *talked* about this before.
    Do or do not. There is no try.

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    Feel free to name a better 2B/SS option who also can swing a big bat.

    Protip: you can't.

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    De Rosa in 2012, .188 ave, .247 slg, .547 ops and an ops + 52 he swings a big (?) bat the problem is he misses most of the time. Makes Butera look like Babe Ruth.

    Maybe you should define swing a big bat!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    De Rosa in 2012, .188 ave, .247 slg, .547 ops and an ops + 52 he swings a big (?) bat the problem is he misses most of the time. Makes Butera look like Babe Ruth.

    Maybe you should define swing a big bat!
    He was dealing with some serious injury issues, he apparently will be back to 100% by opening day 2013.

    Last three full seasons

    281 .356 .448 .803 106 OPS+ 67 HRs and excellent defense at 2B, 3B, LF, RF and serviceable defense at SS and CF

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    Escobar, Florimon, Casilla, Dozier, Carroll, and now DeRosa. With enough bodies plugging the middle infield, they might attract weak ground balls just by their sheer gravity

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    the off season has officially begun...we have our first mark derosa post.
    formerly known as torii_hunter_mvp on byto.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpiritofVodkaDave View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    De Rosa in 2012, .188 ave, .247 slg, .547 ops and an ops + 52 he swings a big (?) bat the problem is he misses most of the time. Makes Butera look like Babe Ruth.

    Maybe you should define swing a big bat!
    He was dealing with some serious injury issues, he apparently will be back to 100% by opening day 2013.


    281 .356 .448 .803 106 OPS+ 67 HRs and excellent defense at 2B, 3B, LF, RF and serviceable defense at SS and CF
    You're using 2007-2009 stats? And those 67 homeruns are 2006-2009.

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    Quote Originally Posted by notoriousgod71 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by SpiritofVodkaDave View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    De Rosa in 2012, .188 ave, .247 slg, .547 ops and an ops + 52 he swings a big (?) bat the problem is he misses most of the time. Makes Butera look like Babe Ruth.

    Maybe you should define swing a big bat!
    He was dealing with some serious injury issues, he apparently will be back to 100% by opening day 2013.


    281 .356 .448 .803 106 OPS+ 67 HRs and excellent defense at 2B, 3B, LF, RF and serviceable defense at SS and CF
    You're using 2007-2009 stats? And those 67 homeruns are 2006-2009.
    I can't believe you actually took time to look that up.

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    You're promoting a guy who has 1 HR in the last 3 years? Heck....cover up the name. Good defense, poor bat, 1 HR in 3 years. That's Jamey Carrol, folks. I think Punto has a better bat.

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    Stop feeding him.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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    As with any DeRosa thread, the best parts are the serious responses.
    Chris Hermann solves everything. hat tip to jokin

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    Gotta bring someone in to push Plouffe to play better. Sean Burroughs did a great job lighting a fire under Danny Valencia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GCTF View Post
    As with any DeRosa thread, the best parts are the serious responses.
    I was surprised that some of them were actually coming from the BYTO crowd.

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