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to his favorite team, predicts “they ain’t gonna win no more.”
7) 1988 – For the first time, Shawon Dunston’s name is spelled correctly on a hand-made sign in the left field bleachers. He has been
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(9.7 K%, 86.9 Contact%), but his rate of free passes taken (2.7%) would make Shawon Dunston blush.
Sandoval's degree of hacking was unmatched: he offered at an absurd 53.8% of pitches thrown out
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(Bruce Ruffin, Dante Bichette, Eric Young, and Shawon Dunston) now have sons in the pros -- that he's seen a sea change in the game as far as the increasing number of strikeouts. In 1996, hitters
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offered a real opportunity to create interesting cards. The “Rifleman” subset examines the best arms in baseball, a subject rarely talked about and never quantified. Rather than say, “Shawon Dunston
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one hitter -- Chicago’s Jordan Danks -- from Aug. 16 on.
Only five qualified hitters in the last 20 years have had lower walk rates than Revere’s 2.1 last year. Well, actually four. Shawon Dunston
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11th rounder Shawon Dunston Jr for north of $1 million dollars. Although the Cubs were outspent by four teams, there is certainly an argument that they were one of the most aggressive teams
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, the funny thing about TLR and his host of TLR-guys is that they rarely lasted long: Shawon Dunston served a year and a half, Joe McEwing a single year, as did Rick Honeycutt. La Russa loved his guys
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produced excellent numbers. Following his junior season at New Orleans, he was drafted once again -- this time second overall by the Blue Jays, just behind Shawon Dunston. His transition
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Strawberry, chosen by the New York Mets in 1980;
Mike Moore, selected by the Seattle Mariners in 1981;
Shawon Dunston, picked by the Chicago Cubs in 1982;
B.J. Surhoff, drafted by the Milwaukee
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, 8), Don Zimmer (114.7, 89.4, 6), Charlie Smith (112.2, 86.9, 5), Damian Miller (110.9, 89.2, 7), Shawon Dunston (110.4, 88.9, 9), Mariano Duncan (109.6, 87.9, 9), Todd Benzinger (108.6, 87.9, 5
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- and C-level prospects that could either explode in 2012 or completely fall off the radar. Some of the guys that missed included Junior Lake, Ryan Flaherty, Aaron Kurcz, Shawon Dunston Jr., Zeke DeVoss
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pitched around constantly, walking 13 times.
Game 6 was the classic here. It was Hollywood stuff. Shawon Dunston's last career hit, a fifth-inning homer, was capped by a hug at home plate with his
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Comment From Shawon "Thunderpup" Dunston
I am better than Starlin Castro! and don't I have a better nickname?
Jason Collette: Arismendy Alcantara has a much better real name than your
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