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Article: Cool Heat: Shaggy Is A Closer In Waiting

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#61 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 31 March 2017 - 09:22 AM



Related to some of the discussion.

And then the writer reminds readers about the "shutdown" concept introduced by Tom Tango in 2010, defined as an appearance that leads to a 6 percent gain in WPA. He suggests that could replace the save.

Terry Francona's style of bullpen management would drive me up the wall over 162 games but he's a damned fine manager.


The reason he'd drive me up the wall is because it's boring baseball. It's also winning baseball but that doesn't mean it's fun to watch.

#62 Nick Nelson

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Posted 31 March 2017 - 09:44 AM


some kinesiologist like mike marshall needs to devise a safe and efficient way to warm up more quickly. something out of the box like a dyson hair dryer aimed at the arm for 30 seconds, followed by three quick fastballs from 75 feet, a sprint from the bullpen, seven more off the mound and go time. three minutes flat.

I LOL'd pretty hard

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