Box Score Baseball Podcast – Offseason Extravaganza Part I

In Part I of the Box Score Baseball Offseason Extravaganza, Wayne Bretsky and Michael Pichan dive into the luke-warm start to the hot-stove season, discussing the Phillies bringing back a couple of veterans and Tim Hudson inking a two-year deal with Giants. Bretsky and the Mike also debut a new segment, While You Were Drafting, to take a look at Hunter Pence and his late-season surge and hand out some superlatives for the 2013 campaign.

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Box Score Baseball Podcast – Offseason Extravaganze Part I

News and Notes

  • Phillies sign Carlos Ruiz to a 3-year, $26 million deal and Marlon Byrd
  • Tim Hudson signs a 2-year pact with the Giants

While You Were Drafting – Hunter Pence

  • Start of August :.274/.318/.451 with 14 HR 14 sb
  • Rest of the way: .300/.378/.548 with 13 hr 8 SB
  • Finished as the No. 12 player in fantasy

2013 Superlatives

  • Most surprising player (good) who can keep it rolling – Paul Goldschmidt and Alex Rios
  • Most surprising player who will be a BUST – Jean Segura and Daniel Murphy
  • Most disappointing player who will bounce back – Giancarlo Stanton
  • Most disappointing player who is dead to you – Brett Lawrie and Jimmy Rollins

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