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Posted 09/16/2015 04:29:12 EDT
In response to moonslav59's comment: The Red Sox traded a streaky / slump prone RF entering his prime years for a damaged RP. He has been the 6th best RF (WAR) in MLB ever since. Some players are more »
Posted 09/16/2015 07:33:22 EDT
The Red Sox traded a streaky / slump prone RF entering his prime years for a damaged RP.
He has been the 6th best RF (WAR) in MLB ever since.
Some players are streaky!! It is part of baseball.
Posted 09/16/2015 04:32:15 EDT
1. Sandoval pausing to admire his flyball off the wall in LF and getting thrown out at second.
2. Not drafting a pitcher of note since ~07
Posted 09/07/2015 04:47:41 EDT
Theo has drafted position players really, really well. Unfortunately his pitching picks with the Sox dried up, and that is the biggest reason the Sox have struggled 3 of 4 years. Pitchers- Sickel's more »
Posted 09/07/2015 12:23:07 EDT
In response to JoeBrady1's comment: This isn't meant to downplay Bradley's athleticism, because he's obviously a very good athlete. I hear this a lot about Betts' 'athleticism', but JBJ is one of the more »
Posted 09/06/2015 03:54:56 EDT
I keep Mook in CF and JBJ in RF. The eye test tells me he is a much better OF than Castillo. So it makes sense to play Castillo in LF. It would be a waste to put Betts in LF. As of July 10, Accordi more »
Posted 09/05/2015 04:25:48 EDT
"Play the kids", is working finally
Next Lava is going to make a comeback
Posted 08/25/2015 04:55:45 EDT
Good because he hasn't worked at LF "sources tell Cafardo that Ramirez has not put in extra work on his outfield defense since Spring Training, though there appears to be consideration regarding inju more »
Posted 08/20/2015 02:43:59 EDT
DD has a positive 120 bWAR net in trades, which is amazing!! The VMart re-sign, Fielder, and Verlander moves might be down to the 86 yo Tigers owner. His record is mixed but on the whole he has been more »
Posted 07/28/2015 04:27:31 EDT
shane was voted the worst signing at the time
I say one ring = all is forgiven
Posted 07/23/2015 07:05:21 EDT
In response to JoeBrady1's comment: I interpreted what he said as 'It's the fault of the idiot fans that wanted Theo gone.'. Joe your hagiogrpahy of Theo, is misplaced IMO. Some do credit him for caus more »
Posted 07/14/2015 06:00:06 EDT
ERod a B? Considering ERod is 22yo.
1.14 WHIP .224 BA
6 GS of 9 with one or zero runs
2 bad starts
= A- for me
Posted 07/13/2015 03:55:23 EDT
In response to Flapjack07's comment: That 2006 Red Sox pitching staff was really something. Man, the names who started multiple games for us that year...Kyle Snyder, Lenny DiNardo, Jason Johnson, Kaso more »
Posted 07/10/2015 04:51:41 EDT
http://m.mlb.com/news/article/135782870/statcast-says-mookie-betts-living-up-to-hype According to the Statcastâ¢ leaderboards, he's No. 1 among the 80 outfielders who have made at least 30 plays in a more »
Posted 07/04/2015 05:03:09 EDT
"His absurdly low .238 average on balls in play (the average player sits in the .290-.300 range) suggests an uncanny ability to find fielders, while his average exit velocity of 91.45 mph off the bat more »
Posted 06/30/2015 06:39:54 EDT
If true, it explains a lot!
Posted 06/22/2015 03:23:43 EDT
In response to hill55's comment: Players age. Compare the slash lines for David Ortiz and Edgar Martinez in their age 38 seasons: DO 2014 602 PA, .263/.355/.517/.873, OPS+ 142, 35 HR, 104 RBI EM 2001 more »
Posted 06/21/2015 03:48:39 EDT
It is always fun to watch the young guns we heard about for years, produce on the big stage. Plus it helps my mood when the DHs hit the longball.
Posted 06/16/2015 03:38:52 EDT
I posted this vid when he signed, it says all you need to know about HRam
Posted 06/13/2015 05:13:06 EDT
In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: step back from the ledge and put the gun down. If you're that depressed go buy a bottle of whiskey. Fangraphs did study back in 2012. Looking at the drafts fr more »
Posted 05/26/2015 05:31:54 EDT
In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: In response to tom-uk's comment: IMO SG has a point about the prospects, the pitching prospects more than the current young hitters. Well some of our best more »
Posted 05/26/2015 03:58:06 EDT
In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: Notin is one of the best posters in here and you are being about 1,000,000,000 X more hostile than he has. Actually I didn't see him being hostile or derogat more »
Posted 05/25/2015 06:55:20 EDT
Posted 05/24/2015 10:31:07 EDT
Pitchers- Sickel's rank of sox prospects: 2008 Buch 1 Bowden 5 Masterson 6 Hagadone 7 2009 Bowden 2 Bard 3 Hagadone 8 2010 Kelly 2 Bowden 5 Tazawa 6 2011 Ranuado 1 Britton 2 201 more »
Posted 05/15/2015 09:01:29 EDT
Of all MLB OF last 3+ years the only players with a wRC+ > 11 (JR's) and >+10 defenders: Trout, Zobrist, Gomez, Gordon, and Heyward. [/QUOTE] Not sure if you had a typo or what, but over the last more »
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