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You guys think Punto's bunt on Wed night was fair or foul. Even if it was foul I think he should have been running to first. He is a professional and this is what he gets paid to do. Mistakes like that should not be made.

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It was fair, it bounced right of the top of the plate. He should have definately been booking it down to first base. At least he made up for it with his bases clearing double.

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I think that is part of the reason he was so mad is that he was mad at himself for not running.......he got mad and had to yell at someone for his stupid mistake

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Yeah, you could tell he was mad when he was pacing back and forth in the dugout after the fact.

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It was a mistake that he is not likely to make again, given his reaction.

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I dont know, you can argue both ways. It hit off the plate. He played it in foul ground. I think Punto needs to be punished for that. He's one of those guys that's not going to hit .300 or drive in 80 runs. He's out there to not make mistakes and play the way you're suppose to. It just shows me that his head isn't in the game and for an average player to pull somethin like that, he needs to be benched.

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If you bench him, then Adam Everette plays, would that be better?

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 Originally Posted By: 4wanderingeyes
If you bench him, then Adam Everette plays, would that be better?

no way. it pains me to say it but everett is the reason punto SHOULD play everyday

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I guess I disagree. I think that we should play lamb over them both. Lamb over the last couple years has been around .300. Punto batted I believe just over .200 last year which is pathetic for a major leaguer.

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I guess I disagree. I think that we should play lamb over them both. Lamb over the last couple years has been around .300. Punto batted I believe just over .200 last year which is pathetic for a major leaguer.

the post wasnt about third base. Lamb can't play short

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And now Punto is on the DL and we have Alexi Casila back... frown

But at least Everett is over the Mendoza line now.

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Everett homer! If he can get the bat going punto will be where hes suppose to be...a spot player!

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