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Davis is definitley jacked this year...

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3 minutes ago, wildbillhiccup said:

So he doesn't have the work ethic/discipline to rework his swing, but I'm to believe he does have it to drastically transform his body in a very short amount of time?

I buy the 25 pounds, but I'm betting that includes water weight and isn't all lean muscle mass.

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3 minutes ago, Can_of_corn said:

I buy the 25 pounds, but I'm betting that includes water weight and isn't all lean muscle mass.

I want to see other pictures, but, dang, those arms and chest look jack for sure

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16 hours ago, section18 said:

Everyone knows to increase bat speed using a light bat will help. Has he considered this change?

This thought has definitely occurred to me with Davis. Wouldn't kill him to choke up a bit, too. 

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1 hour ago, Redskins Rick said:

I want to see other pictures, but, dang, those arms and chest look jack for sure

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Chris Davis left camp this morning after coming down with the same illness.

“Not feeling well this morning,” Hyde said. “Hopefully, it’s not too long. But the thing’s kind of going around a little bit and he didn’t feel well, and so we got him checked out and sent him back.”

 

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I'm not so sure that a .175 hitter has ever gotten so much attention before.  I'm aware I've posted several times on here about Davis but....so have a lot of you.  I'm part of the problem, I freely admit it.  

Quite frankly, I don't care how he got bigger, etc.  If he feels it helps, I hope that's what he needs to feel better at the plate.  I'm just kinda tired of obsessing over Davis...only really care if he retires or gets cut.  Anything else is an annoyance, really.

 

 

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5 minutes ago, Moose Milligan said:

I'm not so sure that a .175 hitter has ever gotten so much attention before.  I'm aware I've posted several times on here about Davis but....so have a lot of you.  I'm part of the problem, I freely admit it.  

Quite frankly, I don't care how he got bigger, etc.  If he feels it helps, I hope that's what he needs to feel better at the plate.  I'm just kinda tired of obsessing over Davis...only really care if he retires or gets cut.  Anything else is an annoyance, really.

 

 

You spelled money wrong.   It's m-o-n-e-y, not  a-t-t-e-n-t-i-o-n

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2 hours ago, jarman86 said:

This actually depends.  A bigger guy like Davis with a bigger frame could. I'm sure he hired a full time trainer and food specialist.  He already had the mass, just needed to convert it.  Now if he had a smaller frame and big growth, ala Barry Bonds, I'd say...yeah. Also, if he was looking into retiring he probably wasn't working out as hard. 

I have an XXL frame and am inch shorter than Davis. I could probably add 25 pounds in a few months if I followed a beer and pizza diet.  But I don’t think 25 pounds of muscle is anyway possible.

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2 hours ago, Can_of_corn said:

If you don't take the bat off your shoulder it doesn't matter if it's lighter.

I'm not sure I'm following you. The weight of the bat makes a big difference for whether you can get the bat off your shoulder in time. When players can't, they don't swing. 

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3 minutes ago, Gatoriole said:

I'm not sure I'm following you. The weight of the bat makes a big difference for whether you can get the bat off your shoulder in time. When players can't, they don't swing. 

A lighter bat isn't going to help when he takes a center-center strike three.

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4 minutes ago, Can_of_corn said:

A lighter bat isn't going to help when he takes a center-center strike three.

Actually, yes, it can. It gives him more time to react.

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Just now, Gatoriole said:

Actually, yes, it can. It gives him more time to react.

If you can't pull the trigger on center-center with two strikes that extra millisecond isn't going to help.

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6 hours ago, Redskins Rick said:

To be fair, the bug has hit several of the players.

Exactly, I think they are doing this with any player showing the signs of illness.

Seams like it happens just about every spring camp.

Flu season still going strong, and combine that with all those players traveling to Florida and being around each other it's a recipe for getting sick. Better now than closer to the end of March. 

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2 hours ago, Moose Milligan said:

I'm not so sure that a .175 hitter has ever gotten so much attention before.  I'm aware I've posted several times on here about Davis but....so have a lot of you.  I'm part of the problem, I freely admit it.  

Quite frankly, I don't care how he got bigger, etc.  If he feels it helps, I hope that's what he needs to feel better at the plate.  I'm just kinda tired of obsessing over Davis...only really care if he retires or gets cut.  Anything else is an annoyance, really.

 

 

Most .175 hitters don't get paid $23M per season.

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