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#1 chirogerg1

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 03:27 PM

Seriously, if anyone who votes for the Gold Glove awards watched this game, there should be no alternative.

Darwin Barney is just too good to not get it.

I wasn't really watching the game intently, but I saw at least three plays that many second basemen would not make. Two of these were ranging to his left, one with a spinning jump throw that looked awesom in slo-mo, and the other he slid around the ball an stood up and made the throw to get Alvarez by a mile.

He also made an incredible catch on a pop up directly over his head and the jumped over Dave Sappelt to avoid a collision and whirled to get the ball in to Castro.

No-brainer in my opinion. Any doubters should now be gone.

#2 Diesel

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 10:30 PM

I have said this since I saw him in spring training in 2010. Darwin Barney is the man

#3 fromthemitten

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Posted 16 September 2012 - 01:17 PM

now if he could only get on base at a better clip

#4 PRcajun

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Posted 16 September 2012 - 04:04 PM

this should be one of the few positive the Cubs gain from this season.

...and Soriano's year at the plate and improved defense!!!

I hope he gets it!

#5 100 Years of Tears

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Posted 16 September 2012 - 07:42 PM

Absolutely agree!!! Early this season I posted about Barney having a glove as good as Sandberg's... Now I guess the bar has been raised. I just wish he could get that OBP up a little.

#6 Fishin Phil

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 05:59 AM

He did take two walks on Saturday. Hey, its a start!
Please don't feed the psychos.




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