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PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:44 pm 
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For those who care here is a breakdown of this years roster
18 new players (10 JUCO 8 Freshmen)

JUCOS
5 RHP
2 LHP
2 INF
2 C
FRESHMEN
3 RHP
1 LHP
1 INF
1 OF
2 C

Roster breakdown
8 FR
7 SO
15 JU
7 SR (5 RSR)

7 INF
5 OF
5 C
16 RHP
4 LHP

Total 37 two over the limit
It will be interesting to see the competition at catcher

Mark your calendars we play ULALA on the road Nov 3 and South Alabama at home Nov 9


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:43 am 
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FW wrote:
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Not all that impressed by our "haul." There are 3 or 4 pitchers who appear to have the makings of something and Aviles is a player. IMO, it's going to be hard for Jewett to win enough to save his job.


I think we all kind of knew this


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:10 pm 
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randymc wrote:
any idea where Damon Fountain of Barbe HS is going to school this fall? he was a Tulane commit at one time.

He was our highest rated player from the high school ranks.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:35 pm 
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visualmagic wrote:
randymc wrote:
any idea where Damon Fountain of Barbe HS is going to school this fall? he was a Tulane commit at one time.

He was our highest rated player from the high school ranks.
Seems like Toledo's superfluous last year all over again, just a very slow moving train wreck.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:45 pm 
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ml wave wrote:
visualmagic wrote:
randymc wrote:
any idea where Damon Fountain of Barbe HS is going to school this fall? he was a Tulane commit at one time.

He was our highest rated player from the high school ranks.
Seems like Toledo's superfluous last year all over again, just a very slow moving train wreck.

… and Pierce pulls in a top ten class at Texas -

https://twitter.com/TexasBaseball/status/1169670808966508544?s=20


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:39 pm 
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Yes, at Texas. How were his recruits here?

Not defending TJ but Texas recruits itself


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:03 am 
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Yes, at Texas. How were his recruits here?

Not defending TJ but Texas recruits itself

Consensus All-American, Golden Spikes award finalist, and 1st round draft pick good enough for you?


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:12 am 
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TU23 wrote:
FW wrote:
TU23 wrote:
Not all that impressed by our "haul." There are 3 or 4 pitchers who appear to have the makings of something and Aviles is a player. IMO, it's going to be hard for Jewett to win enough to save his job.


I think we all kind of knew this


Stating the obvious is one of my best qualities.


I do appreciate it


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:41 am 
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ml wave wrote:
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Yes, at Texas. How were his recruits here?

Not defending TJ but Texas recruits itself

Consensus All-American, Golden Spikes award finalist, and 1st round draft pick good enough for you?


Was he a big time recruit? Even if he was, which i seem to recall he wasnt, that is one player. I wish he hadnt left us for Texas but he was not hauling in top 10 talent here


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:44 am 
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Yankeewave wrote:
ml wave wrote:
Yankeewave wrote:
Yes, at Texas. How were his recruits here?

Not defending TJ but Texas recruits itself

Consensus All-American, Golden Spikes award finalist, and 1st round draft pick good enough for you?


Was he a big time recruit? Even if he was, which i seem to recall he wasnt, that is one player. I wish he hadnt left us for Texas but he was not hauling in top 10 talent here


No need to defend yourself, your point was/is good.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:48 am 
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Yankeewave wrote:
ml wave wrote:
Yankeewave wrote:
Yes, at Texas. How were his recruits here?

Not defending TJ but Texas recruits itself

Consensus All-American, Golden Spikes award finalist, and 1st round draft pick good enough for you?


Was he a big time recruit? Even if he was, which i seem to recall he wasnt, that is one player. I wish he hadnt left us for Texas but he was not hauling in top 10 talent here

Why would we care where the recruits ranked if they turn into that good of a player? Pierce is a good coach, it looks like we made a mistake with his replacement (though I'm open to being proven otherwise this year), denigrating Pierce's recruiting here is just silly. Besides Hoese, he recruited two Freshman All-Americans here (Zubia and Massey).


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:54 am 
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Better recruits typically turn into better players.

Not really denigrating Pierce, just pointing out that SRs comment that he brought in a top ten class at UT is not an apples to apples comparison. I cannot remember the last time we had such a class. I dont even think the rodgers alemais class was top ten.

Also, his comment was clearly meant to slam our current coach. I have zero confidence that TJ is the answer but not like we fired Pierce


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:14 pm 
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Yankeewave wrote:
Better recruits typically turn into better players.

Not really denigrating Pierce, just pointing out that SRs comment that he brought in a top ten class at UT is not an apples to apples comparison. I cannot remember the last time we had such a class. I dont even think the rodgers alemais class was top ten.

Also, his comment was clearly meant to slam our current coach. I have zero confidence that TJ is the answer but not like we fired Pierce
If we're projecting to the future, sure, I'd love to get higher ranked recruits too, but since we're looking back all that really matters is how they played. It's pretty simple, Pierce recruited Hoese and he turned out to be awesome, credit to Pierce (and Jewett for developing him).


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