tom-uk's Page

tom-uk

This member hasn't added any personal information yet.


Leave tom-uk a message to find out more.

All Recent Activity

  • Posted 05/05/2015 03:51:32 EDT

    I'd bet the NYY Ells contract will be considered a large mistake, like most big FA contracts.

    His 2015 "hot" start   singles  31  dbl 2   trp  0   HR  1   

     

  • Posted 05/03/2015 04:37:02 EDT

    22yo with a 111 OPS+ in 75 career MLB games, who play nice D, and have nothing left to learn about hitting AAA pitching - don't get demoted!!!  

  • Forum Post: Iglesias

    Posted 04/28/2015 04:23:07 EDT

    wRC+ 2012 to present :

    Pedroia  111

    Lowrie   111

  • Posted 04/16/2015 05:05:51 EDT

    Random thoughts on board decline: 3 WS rings- I'm nowhere near as passionate about the Sox as I was pre '04. It almosts seems greedy to live and die by getting the 4th ring.  The build up towards succ more »

  • Posted 04/16/2015 04:49:03 EDT

    If Clay has a good feel for his change up, his mental / effort issues mean little!   That being said-   Has there been a time to sell relatively high on Clay?   The character question?  laptops, teena more »

  • Posted 03/21/2015 05:36:35 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: In San Diego A-Gon was putting up park-adjusted numbers like a left-handed Manny Ramirez, and everyone knew the Padres would have to deal him rather than pay him, s more »

  • Posted 12/21/2014 04:29:21 EST

    In response to tom-uk's comment: The AL avg 3B in 2014 OPS was .701, IMO he would have been worth keeping if he was a stud with the glove at 3b.  I don't think he was. Steamer projects a 2015 OPS of . more »

  • Posted 12/21/2014 11:56:14 EST

    In response to hill55's comment: In response to slomag's comment: Throw out the 2014 season and his numbers look a lot like Yoenis Cespedes - and he got us a #2 starter. In 2013  Yoenis Cepedes was va more »

  • Posted 12/12/2014 09:05:57 EST

    In response to RedsoxProspects' comment: In response to tom-uk's comment: [QUOTE] Extra pressure on Xander in the field for 2015?   Career GB% Masterson  57 Porcello  52 Kelly 52 Miley 49 ( last two y more »

  • Posted 12/11/2014 05:51:31 EST

    Extra pressure on Xander in the field for 2015?  

    Career GB%

    Masterson  57

    Porcello  52

    Kelly 52

    Miley 49 ( last two years 51.6 )

    Clay  49

    MLB Starter avg is ~45

    Sox 2014    44

     

    more »

  • Posted 12/10/2014 09:24:04 EST

    This is a business, you can't let emotions get into a business. As someone who has worked with pro athletes for two decades, pride and ego are masive. Sometimes even more than total $.  There are plen more »

  • Posted 12/10/2014 08:53:35 EST

    In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: Is it too much to blame both sides??? Can't get too angry, this is a business afterall.  Sox might be better off in the long run for all we know, and I'll wai more »

  • Forum Post: Yanks Get Didi

    Posted 12/06/2014 01:27:30 EST

    I can see why they traded for him, he is likely to be an average SS. In 500 games in the minors he had 721 OPS, MLB average at SS last year was 677. [/QUOTE] I knew SS was a light hitting position but more »

  • Forum Post: Yanks Get Didi

    Posted 12/06/2014 12:34:08 EST

    I can see why they traded for him, he is likely to be an average SS.

    In 500 games in the minors he had 721 OPS, MLB average at SS last year was 677.

    more »

  • Posted 11/29/2014 02:23:39 EST

    In response to southpaw777's comment: In response to tom-uk's comment: [QUOTE] The Fangraphs fan probably would have gone for Werth and his high OBP, over CC.   The two FAs signed are plan C or D move more »

  • Posted 11/26/2014 09:47:39 EST

    The Fangraphs fan probably would have gone for Werth and his high OBP, over CC.   The two FAs signed are plan C or D moves!  The Bosox draft picks have not worked out in most cases: Vict, Castillo, Ha more »

  • Posted 11/24/2014 03:40:20 EST

  • Posted 11/16/2014 05:54:18 EST

    S Drew has a 12.1 career WAR with 8.1 coming from two seasons of 9.  I wonder how rare that is?

     

    more »

  • Posted 10/23/2014 03:40:46 EDT

    good thread I found a couple articles /blogs about base stealer havoc. None were great studies but the overall picture is that Kimmi was right. http://cyrilmorong.com/Havoc.htm  not much difference be more »

  • Posted 09/30/2014 09:43:48 EDT

    In response to SonicsMonksLyresVicars' comment: In response to tom-uk's comment: Reminds me of Bard forcing the starter move, hope it ends better for WMB.   Hi Tom.  I see the situations differently. more »

  • Posted 09/29/2014 07:35:25 EDT

    Reminds me of Bard forcing the starter move, hope it ends better for WMB.  

    more »

  • Posted 09/25/2014 08:11:07 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: Dempster had a 4.57 ERA and a losing record. For $13+M a year, that was a "let down". Dempster has a career ERA of 4.35. He sucked last year; he has always suck more »

  • Posted 09/23/2014 06:22:50 EDT

    I knew S. Drew was not hitting but then I checked the numbers:

    4 lowest MLB OPS min 225 PA

    JBJ  536

    SDrew  533

    Middlebrooks  522

    Molina  419

    more »

  • Posted 09/23/2014 11:35:54 EDT

    The "Overperformed" semantic debate is a good one.  I'd say overperformed is not the best term to describe 2013.  By WAR 2013 was not a career year for Lester, Ped, Buch, Ortiz, Ells, Drew, and Napoli more »

  • Posted 09/21/2014 06:26:47 EDT

    In response to SonicsMonksLyresVicars' comment: In response to tom-uk's comment: I only disagree with your second point Tom, but I do so strongly.  It doesn't seem to have hurt the Sox much, for examp more »

My Latest Discussions

Go to discussion forums

Recently Commented Discussions

Recently Updated Profiles

Sections
Shortcuts

Share