Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Young, Pujols, Mets, Tigers

On this date ten years ago, Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh was imploded. The former home of the Pirates opened in 1970 and housed World Championship teams in 1971 and 1979. Roberto Clemente picked up his 3,000th hit there, Mike Schmidt hit his 500th homer there, and the last winning Pirates team played there.

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42 Comments on "Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Young, Pujols, Mets, Tigers"


Guest
4 years 4 months ago

Im not a Red Sox fan and don’t pay too much attention to them but I would have to disagree on Mike Lowells deal as the worst. J.D. Drew and Josh Beckett’s deal have to be by far the worst they handed out. With the years and money they invested into them compared to 3 years for Mike Lowell. I can’t agree with that.

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flickadave
4 years 4 months ago

Drew’s and Becketts (and even Lowell’s) contracts look great when you consider Lugo and Renteria’s contributions while being paid by the Sox. Beckett also has the time to turn things around. Let’s hope he does.

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BentoBox
4 years 4 months ago

I can’t believe people still think Drew’s deal was bad.

For starting pitchers, you could argue that Lackey’s deal is worse than Beckett’s. And the worst one would be Lugo.

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Brad426
4 years 4 months ago

Maybe it’s because I live in Atlanta, but I didn’t realize there were people that think Chipper Jones is a “borderline” HOF. And it’s not Chipper is the most beloved player here… I know lots of people that can’t stand him and read any Braves page on him and it seems like half the fans hate the guy, but around here his induction into Cooperstown is talked about like a sure thing.

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Pawsdeep
4 years 4 months ago

I can’t imagine any true fan disagreeing with chipper being a hall of famer-in fact, he will probably get in on his first ballot.

Chipper has been the greatest first pick in the history of the game. His career longevity, overall production, and his loyalty to that organization(and the braves should be commended for their loyalty to him) has proven him to be the best number one pick in the history of the draft.

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Brad426
4 years 4 months ago

No real argument, but Griffey Jr. and A-Rod haven’t sucked. Oh, and Brien Taylor…

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Pawsdeep
4 years 4 months ago

Junior was second in my list–but chipper reigns at the top considerig he has never put on anything but a braves uniform. Gotta respect and appreciate a player who stays put-it gives the fans somethig more than just laundry to root for.

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Wek
4 years 4 months ago

He was traded, not like he had much of a choice, if any.

Guest
4 years 4 months ago

Junior says hi

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TimotheusATL
4 years 4 months ago

wearing which uniform?

(you missed a big part of his point)

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ImperialStout
4 years 4 months ago

I love me some DesigNateRobertson posts.

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Pawsdeep
4 years 4 months ago

Oh man, that one was hilarious. People tend to take him too seriously but if you can translate his cynicism, his articles are always a good, and funny, read.

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Reaper87
4 years 4 months ago

I’ve always been a Chipper Jones fan, but I did not realize there is such a convincing argument for him being a better overall player than Jeter and Ripken. I still think Ripken is a more valuable player because his defense at SS for most of his career bumps him up, but I’d take Chipper over Jeter

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melkor77
4 years 4 months ago

you mean like atlanta did? how’s that workin out for ya?

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Reaper87
4 years 4 months ago

Being a Giants fan, things have worked out pretty well recently. And you realize that Jones and Jeter were in different drafts, right? Check your facts, Braves never had a chance to take Jeter

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melkor77
4 years 4 months ago

point flying way over your head… 5 to 1 fact checker

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4 years 4 months ago

Go Go Rising Apple! Thanks for the linkage, MLB Trade Rumors!