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#1 Vanimal46

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Posted 07 August 2019 - 09:28 AM

He was just DFA'd by Arizona today.



He was one of the 20+ relievers the TD writers featured in July at the trade deadline. Now there's an opportunity to acquire him on the cheap.

#2 yarnivek1972

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Posted 07 August 2019 - 09:35 AM

Decent K rate. Horrendous walk and HR rates. And of course, the Twins don’t get first pick anyway. But I would pass. I don’t think he’s better than internal options.
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#3 Jaykay

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Posted 07 August 2019 - 10:12 AM

No thanks


#4 ashbury

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Posted 07 August 2019 - 10:31 AM

Really extreme home/road splits for him this season - isn't Arizona still a hitter's park? Just SSS I guess. But his road numbers don't give much encouragement that he'll do well for his next team.

So, in conclusion, what was your question again?


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Posted 07 August 2019 - 10:34 AM

At this point, I'd give him a shot, but he will probably be claimed before us...

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Posted 07 August 2019 - 10:37 AM

I would rather take a chance on Graterol and Duran with 40 man spots this month.
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#7 nicksaviking

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Posted 07 August 2019 - 10:42 AM

I don't like the 3 MPH drop in his velocity at all. 

 

I'd rather do Brad Brach.


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Posted 07 August 2019 - 01:26 PM

 

Really extreme home/road splits for him this season - isn't Arizona still a hitter's park? Just SSS I guess. But his road numbers don't give much encouragement that he'll do well for his next team.

For roughly a half season of relief pitching, I'd guess home/road splits are pretty meaningless. He had 4 games with multiple runs allowed this year, and all 4 came on the road. All four were night games, on grass* too. I don't know that those splits would have much predictive power.

 

* No, not that kind of grass!


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Posted 07 August 2019 - 01:56 PM

For roughly a half season of relief pitching, I'd guess home/road splits are pretty meaningless. He had 4 games with multiple runs allowed this year, and all 4 came on the road. All four were night games, on grass* too. I don't know that those splits would have much predictive power.

 

* No, not that kind of grass!

Small samples can't contain much meaning. But whatever little meaning I can see there doesn't tilt toward acquiring him, was the point I was driving at.

So, in conclusion, what was your question again?


#10 spycake

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Posted 07 August 2019 - 02:02 PM

 

Small samples can't contain much meaning. But whatever little meaning I can see there doesn't tilt toward acquiring him, was the point I was driving at.

At that point, though, you're pretty much just doing the same thing as looking at his overall numbers for 2019, which aren't that impressive.


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Posted 07 August 2019 - 02:15 PM

No. He's spent, cooked, over the hill. 

 

IDK what's his stuff look like? He bringing 96 with a hammer breaking ball? Cause if he's not, he isn't worth it. 

 

 


#12 Vanimal46

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Posted 14 August 2019 - 01:45 PM



How does one kick tires on a moving vehicle?
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#13 diehardtwinsfan

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Posted 14 August 2019 - 04:18 PM

 



How does one kick tires on a moving vehicle?

incredibly good timing.... depending of course on how fast the vehicle is moving.

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#14 Rosterman

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Posted 14 August 2019 - 04:20 PM

We got Dyson and Romo. Two of Holland-types, already. Don't need a third.

 

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Posted 14 August 2019 - 05:17 PM

 

We got Dyson and Romo. Two of Holland-types, already. Don't need a third.

 

Not really Holland types, though. 

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Posted 14 August 2019 - 06:10 PM

 

For roughly a half season of relief pitching, I'd guess home/road splits are pretty meaningless. He had 4 games with multiple runs allowed this year, and all 4 came on the road. All four were night games, on grass* too. I don't know that those splits would have much predictive power.

 

* No, not that kind of grass!**

 

** As far as you know

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#17 ashbury

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Posted 14 August 2019 - 08:48 PM

How does one kick tires on a moving vehicle?

Patiently.

 

Patiently.

 

Patient. L. Y.

 

 

 

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So, in conclusion, what was your question again?