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#81 Craig Arko

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Posted 20 March 2020 - 07:55 AM

 

So the question remains...."Where is Byron Buxton?"

Presumably at home with his wife and kid(s). Just like other people.

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Posted 20 March 2020 - 06:24 PM

Presumably at home with his wife and kid(s). Just like other people.

Or tearing through the Heartland, robbing banks and staying one step ahead of the law.
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Posted 23 March 2020 - 08:15 AM

I hope he has a batting cage in his back yard.

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Posted 23 March 2020 - 10:13 PM

 

I hope he has a batting cage in his back yard.

I also hope his back yard doesn't have a fence. 

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Posted 24 March 2020 - 10:46 AM

Maybe they should rename this thread to "Buxton's back yard":)


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Posted 24 March 2020 - 05:49 PM

Didn't he get traded to the Mets for some pitcher?

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Posted 24 March 2020 - 06:12 PM

 

Didn't he get traded to the Mets for some pitcher?

Doug D being a troll.  

 

I just admitted I was wrong to suggest we trade Buxton for Syndergaard in another thread.I will do it again here for you although you never seem to have a take.You only seem to surface when it is time to take people to task in hindsight.You've done it in other places and you are doing it here.'

 

Sorry folks.I have seen this act from Doug before


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Posted 25 March 2020 - 07:50 AM

 

I also hope his back yard doesn't have a fence. 

I think it should have a fence so after taking about 500 swings in the batting cage he can go out and practice running into fences. The key is to try to run through the fence not just into the fence.


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Posted 25 March 2020 - 11:38 AM

 

I think it should have a fence so after taking about 500 swings in the batting cage he can go out and practice running into fences. The key is to try to run through the fence not just into the fence.

Could you imagine if we were on the road against the Chicago Cubs?Chris Bryant or Anthony Rizzo hits a deep fly heading for the wall.Buxton gives chase...….

 

Do you think he would know well enough not to smash into the wall?I am not so they wouldn't need to take him out there and show him the wall is made of brick and could kill humans who run into it at blazing speeds.Would Rocco know to tell him?I wonder


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Posted 26 March 2020 - 08:19 AM

Well this is obviously a conversation for the crazy times we are living in but I actually thought of the Wrigley wall when I made that post. That is why the outfielder has to deliver a very aggressive blow to the wall an attempt to go about 10 feet past the wall. Byron should probably have fences and walls installed in his yard made of all kinds of different materials. The real point is if the answer to "Where is Byron Buxton?" is at home with his wife and kids, he still needs to maximize that time.

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Posted 27 March 2020 - 09:20 AM

Well this is obviously a conversation for the crazy times we are living in but I actually thought of the Wrigley wall when I made that post. That is why the outfielder has to deliver a very aggressive blow to the wall an attempt to go about 10 feet past the wall. Byron should probably have fences and walls installed in his yard made of all kinds of different materials. The real point is if the answer to "Where is Byron Buxton?" is at home with his wife and kids, he still needs to maximize that time.


If you are on Instagram at all, you can see a lot of the players’ activities, workouts and otherwise. Bux seems to have a pretty big yard where he has been doing some batting practice. Granted, not against live pitching, but ... still fun to see even if in only very small snippets.
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Posted 27 March 2020 - 01:46 PM

 

Could you imagine if we were on the road against the Chicago Cubs?Chris Bryant or Anthony Rizzo hits a deep fly heading for the wall.Buxton gives chase...….

 

Do you think he would know well enough not to smash into the wall?I am not so they wouldn't need to take him out there and show him the wall is made of brick and could kill humans who run into it at blazing speeds.Would Rocco know to tell him?I wonder

What you do is you tell Kepler and Rosario "Hey, if you see Byron going full speed towards that fence, you tackle him. That tackle will be better than him hitting the fence."