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#41 Linus

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Posted 12 October 2019 - 03:56 PM

They have to start him and I would keep him in the big leagues. 30 starts of 4 innings is 120 innings. Maybe Smeltzer is his piggyback. Complete opposite

#42 Seth Stohs

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Posted 12 October 2019 - 05:47 PM

 

One scouting report suggests he has fastball, curve and slider, all of which are decently developed at this stage. Not so?

 

He's got a potentially really good changeup too. Maybe they can be creative with innings and such. 


#43 specialiststeve

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Posted 13 October 2019 - 06:55 PM

MOST important is Cole ... give him a blank check.... 6 years 240Mil?? Have to have an ace to get anywhere in the post season. He and Barrios are a good 1/2 puch. Hopefully Odorizzi will want to stay and do a reasonable contract... 3 year deal? 45 mil? Can fill in the 4/5 spot after that. Odo as a 3 is where we need to be if we are "serious" about getting to the Series.