Thoughts and pictures of my local minor league baseball team the New York Penn League Connecticut Tigers; a Detriot farm team. We'll still be looking at former Navigators/Defenders players along the way....

Sunday, March 02, 2008

Seeing a spring training pic posted by GF9

on his blog of Merkin Valdez made me wonder if a return to Dodd is in his future.


Blogger Michelle28 said...

Hey Greg!! How have ya been? I had to make a new account cause I couldn't remember my password to VonSchell28, lmao. So I think with all your predictions here, I think we should have a contest. We all make our idea of who is going to be on what teams this year, and when the rosters come out see who is the closest correct. I may do that later, even if you guys don't wanna. hehe

12:41 PM

Blogger LC said...

SFG Spring training-
Velez is playing second and third base, Ishikawa, Pichardo, holm, getting some PT. Anderson had a rough go.

Too lazy to leaf through the organization to guess who lands where, plus teams play favorites and talent often doesn't dictate.

I will say this though, the guy who deserves more respect out of the pen is O. Matos. I like Hedrick too. Not to take anything away from the other guys.

10:00 PM

Blogger greg8370 said...

Anyone have a line on Travis Denker? 2B who might be headed our way? Had a nice game with the bat todaY.

10:23 PM

Blogger SFHardball said...

Denker came over from the Dodgers last August for Mark Sweeney. He was in his fifth season of pro ball last year before finally rising to High-A ball in the Cal League. He has decent career numbers (.280/.379/.461), but because of how long it took him to get those numbers and his size (although he's strong, he's listed at 5'9" which is pretty generous), he's not exactly a prospect at this point. He should definitely be in CT this year, and my guess is his OPS drops by about 100 points against career numbers.

3:29 PM

Blogger thehondohurricane said...


Ex Dodger farmhand. Hasn't been above A ball yet. Minor League career average .289. Had a one game appearance with LA in 2006, went 1 for 4.

This, according to Google.

4:21 PM


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