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MavsFanFinley
04-03-2002, 12:46 AM
Do you think he can beat his record?

He hit 2 out tonight.

grbh
04-03-2002, 01:10 AM
I would be surprised. You think he didn't see many pitches last year. I think this year will be worse, because he won't see a pitch from game 1 in the season (though I guess he saw 2 today). Last year it was only around midseason when everyone really started to pitch around him. I also think Kent out of the lineup is going to hurt him.

Regardless let the chase begin
Record: 73
Bonds: 2
Extrapolates to: 324

Rod1975
04-03-2002, 04:12 PM
he's on pace to hit 324 hrs and 810 rbis this year..... i/expressions/face-icon-small-tongue.gif

Rod1975
04-03-2002, 04:13 PM
if pitchers would just pitch him high and inside he would'nt send so many yard....

Drbio
04-03-2002, 08:11 PM
he's on pace to hit 324 hrs and 810 rbis this year.....

Gosh, those numbers might get him the MVP i/expressions/face-icon-small-tongue.gif


if pitchers would just pitch him high and inside he would'nt send so many yard....
Nice to see an old school rule pop up now and again. I have been saying this for years. Pitchers do not protect themselves or their teammates as much as they used to.

nekked
04-03-2002, 08:37 PM
unfortunately, if you pitch barry high and inside, that big head of his gets in the way...i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif

grbh
04-03-2002, 08:58 PM
I don't think high and tight will do the job on Bonds, and you can pitch around him all you want, but that man will take a walk.

BiteMeVescey
04-03-2002, 10:10 PM
Unfortunately, pitchers today aren't taught to pitch the high inside fastball. Guys are crowding the plate, and young pitchers are often nibbling around the corners because of the fear of the batters with metal bats.

LonestarROB
04-03-2002, 10:32 PM
Well he's still on pace for 324. He's hit another one tonight already.

LonestarROB
04-03-2002, 10:33 PM
btw, I agree BMV.

grbh
04-03-2002, 10:36 PM
Actually he just hit his second for the night. I believe he is still dialed in. That makes four on the season in only 14 innings.

grbh
04-03-2002, 10:38 PM
He does need one more RBI to keep that pace alive though. Come on pick it up Barry!

grbh
04-04-2002, 01:10 AM
Not a bad start for BB
5/7
4 Home Runs
9 RBI
5 Runs
2 Walks
OB%: .770
SL%: 2.400


Home Run Pace: 324
RBI Pace: 738
Run Pace: 410
Walk: 162

MavsFanFinley
04-04-2002, 01:19 AM
He's certainly picked up where he left off last season.

grbh
04-04-2002, 01:29 AM
Yea he has, but he needs to get those walks up if he is going to match last season i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif

TheKid
04-04-2002, 10:56 AM
yeah he needs to pick up the walk pace if he doesn't, then he sucks.... i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif

Drbio
04-04-2002, 07:29 PM
Kid- LOL


Don't worry about Bonds getting his walks. With the start he's had, pitchers will be walking him like crazy.

grbh
04-04-2002, 11:30 PM
Not looking good for bonds tonight. He is only 1/2 with a double HBP and a Walk. His average is tumbling to about .800, and his home run extrapolation falls all the way to about 230. Hopefully he can get out of this funk soon.

Drbio
04-05-2002, 06:48 PM
geez...he's only hit 5 homers now...that pace has dropped off like crazy. They should fine or trade him.



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Epitome22
04-06-2002, 03:34 AM
What is the deal with this guy? I mean, he's always hit for power but over the last 2 seasons it seems like he has it down pat. It's like he's mastered the art of hitting home runs. Sammy Sosa too for that matter.

Drbio
04-06-2002, 10:09 AM
that's a good point epitome. Some will try to blame watered-down pitching, but I just think those two guys know how to hit a baseball. nothing less.