Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Hosmer, Bell, Rizzo, Lowe

On this date in 2004, Mike Piazza hit his 352nd career home run as a catcher, moving him past Carlton Fisk for the most homers hit by a player at the position in baseball history. Right-hander Jerome Williams of the Giants was the victim. Piazza retired after the 2007 season with 427 long balls to his credit, 396 of which came while donning the tools of ignorance. Here are this week's batch of links…

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5 Comments on "Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Hosmer, Bell, Rizzo, Lowe"

4 years 3 months ago

id do Bell straight up for Profar if i am hoyer

4 years 3 months ago

Easy Philip, easy lol

4 years 3 months ago

I highly doubt the Braves trade Lowe during this season. They may however trade him this offseason.

It just doesn’t make any sense to trade him now. He is pitching as well, if not better than he ever has as an Atlanta Brave. The only reason the Braves will be in the playoff race this year is because of their pitching.

What people fail to realize is that SP depth can easily turn into a weakness with an injury or two. Don’t fix what isn’t broken.

The Braves have all the pieces they need for a quality offense, especially with the way that McLouth has played since he was dropped to the 8th spot in the order. What they need is their players to play to their career norms and they will be an above average offensive team.

Their biggest need right now is their bench. They only have two players who are good MLB bench players – David Ross (the best backup catcher in MLB) and Eric Hinske.

Last year, their bench was a major factor in their success, this year however it is their Achilles heel.

4 years 3 months ago

Didn’t the Springfield Power Plant club have Daryl Strawberry? the 1992 Chi Sox wouldn’t stand a chance.

4 years 3 months ago

What a mind-blowing shocker: Royals Review had something negative to say? No effing way, for realz?