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    ESPN.com - Most overrated -- from Zito to Suppan

    The Bobby Abreu comment is right on and could be applied to most players..guilty of not being Derek Jeter!

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    Jeff Suppan is not that bad. He's not a dominant #1 starter and never has been but he's very good, and he's been pretty good this year.

    Zito always starts off slow. It takes him a while to get command of his curve. Once he has command he's as good as anyone. He beat Johan Santana in the Play-Offs last year.

    A lot of those guys are very overpaid and overrated though. Abreu is decent but not worth what the Yanks gave him. Bob Wickman robbed Atlanta without a gun.
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    Bull****, if Abreu belongs on that list for the reason he gave ,then AROD should be #1 on the list.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rugger48 View Post
    Bull****, if Abreu belongs on that list for the reason he gave ,then AROD should be #1 on the list.



    Abreu doesnt belong anywhere near that list. Sure, hes having a bad season so far, but look at his career numbers.
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    Adam Dunn needs to be on that list. I don't care if he hits 60 homers this year, it isn't worth the runs they lose by keeping him. He has no awareness in a left corner that he's been hiding in for a long time now. Add that to his chokes and so's, and he's just not worth the money he makes. The guy will hit 40+ dingers/year, and struggle to make 100 RBI's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rugger48 View Post
    Bull****, if Abreu belongs on that list for the reason he gave ,then AROD should be #1 on the list.
    Arod is an amazing player who is statistically one of if not, the greatest ever!(Ruth,Bonds)

    When you are in the middle of a 250 million dollar contract you will always be over paid(compared to me)

    No player is more guilty of not being Derek Jeter than A-rod !

    Playing him at third base, instead of shortstop where he is a gold glover, is like keeping Santana in the bullpen so you can start Clemens because Clemens has a few rings!
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    A-rod needs to be on a good team, playing short.

    If that happens his confidence would be where is should be and people who be praising him for being the greatest player ever.
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    Andruw Jones is the best defensive center fielder in the game, hands down. Combine that with this bat and he is well work every penny.
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    I'm a huge braves fan. But I hate Wickman...

    I don't agree with a lot of that list.
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