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#1 goulik

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 08:29 PM

Duffey up, Vasquez down, no TD topic yet... well here it is.
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#2 goulik

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 08:34 PM

2 innings, 1 hit, 0 runs, 3 strike outs, world didn’t end...
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Posted 16 April 2019 - 08:51 PM

There is a small window before Magill or Moya will be ready. He has a chance to pitch well and earn a spot in the pen before they return. He is off to a good start tonight.

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 08:58 PM

Its not a good sign they are already on the 3rd AAAA reliever in line, during the easiest stretch of the season.

 

I get that Kimbrel wants stupid money and is likely to be a bad contract for a few of those years but there were plenty of good to adequate proven big league relievers that signed decent contracts.Now they need to spend an asset and trade for a quality reliever quick. 

 

Get Romero up here there is zero reason to have him in the AAA bullpen.Shouldn't have messed with him in the first place and certainly shouldn't be running the De Jong/ Vasquez/ Duffey types out in front of him. 


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Posted 16 April 2019 - 09:00 PM

Duffey got the job done.


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Posted 16 April 2019 - 09:21 PM

It said in the MLB.com article that his new strategy is to do "whatever Ryan Pressley is doing."

 

Nice strategy, and nice start.

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 09:54 PM

Duffy looked filthy tonight.I'll be really curious to see if he can maintain that or if it was a fluke.

 

The Jays looked lost against him.

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 09:58 PM

Duff Man says OOO YEAH!


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Posted 17 April 2019 - 08:42 AM

When Duffey has command of the curveball, he can be effective.

 

To me, the issue is the percentage of the games where this is the case. It's been too low. The days he repeatedly buries the curve in the dirt and the batters aren't biting, he has to come in with his fastball.

 

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 09:05 AM

Start raiding the kids in AA ball.  

On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.


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Posted 17 April 2019 - 04:56 PM

Start raiding the kids in AA ball.

I think you are on the right track, but first I want to see how/if Magill, Moya and Reed recover from injuries and take a look at Romero and Gonsalves too.
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Posted 17 April 2019 - 06:21 PM

 

Its not a good sign they are already on the 3rd AAAA reliever in line, during the easiest stretch of the season.

 

 

 

I do agree, It isn't a good sign this early but at the same time... in my eyes... it's a good sign at the same time because it is showing me a willingness to not tolerate sub-par performance and a willingness to try the next option. That is something that didn't happen last year and it almost killed me.  

 

I'd like a little more time to make those determinations but am happy with this simple fundamental departure from last year and therefore I will not quibble over timelines for the greater good. 

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 07:46 PM

 

I do agree, It isn't a good sign this early but at the same time... in my eyes... it's a good sign at the same time because it is showing me a willingness to not tolerate sub-par performance and a willingness to try the next option. That is something that didn't happen last year and it almost killed me.  

 

I'd like a little more time to make those determinations but am happy with this simple fundamental departure from last year and therefore I will not quibble over timelines for the greater good. 

I don't think it's either of those things. I think they just view the last bullpen roster spot as a rotation of fresh arms instead of keeping one fringe player up and having a dead, unavailable arm twice each week.


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Posted 17 April 2019 - 08:05 PM

 

I don't think it's either of those things. I think they just view the last bullpen roster spot as a rotation of fresh arms instead of keeping one fringe player up and having a dead, unavailable arm twice each week.

 

Could be

 

However, I'll be more inclined to go along with this possibility when they send down a bullpen arm who is getting the job done.:)

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 08:55 PM

 

Could be

 

However, I'll be more inclined to go along with this possibility when they send down a bullpen arm who is getting the job done.:)

That's when another pitcher who is mysteriously struggling will hit the IL with a blister.


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Posted 18 April 2019 - 06:08 AM

 

That's when another pitcher who is mysteriously struggling will hit the IL with a blister.

 

I'm Ok with this. I will sign the blister documentation if it removes struggling players from the roster. 

 

 

 

 

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 06:12 AM

 

I'm Ok with this. I will sign the blister documentation if it removes struggling players from the roster. 

I think every team has someone who will.

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