Posted 11/20/2014 05:16:32 EST
We're in a pitcher's advantage mode lately, and pitchers numbers are generally better, and hitters numbers are generally not as good. Lester had his best season statistically. We all know what Lester more »
Posted 11/17/2014 05:32:20 EST
We can stop talking about Russell Martin and Jason Heyward too.
Posted 11/12/2014 03:19:12 EST
Look at Pedey's numbers last season. Right, he played hurt again. Anyway, you'll see a similar drop in recent seasons all across the board in baseball concerning numbers on offense, with exceptions of more »
Posted 11/11/2014 10:16:31 EST
Those numbers don't sound so good, but they're better than they used to mean. Hitting is in steep decline across the board. Something like .260 is what .285 was 10 years ago, and 14 homers was probabl more »
Posted 11/07/2014 03:06:57 EST
Good fielder, good hitter, peaks in postseason, can evolve to 1B/DH, 6 years to age 34, sign the dude.
Posted 11/06/2014 12:02:34 EST
Keep Nava as platoon outfielder and Holt as utility man, both inexpensive yet plus players.
Posted 10/31/2014 11:49:49 EDT
I'd go Lester and Scherzer and wing it at 3b.
Posted 10/31/2014 11:25:09 EDT
Looking forward to the World Series Red Sox v. the Cubs, lots of storylines!
Posted 10/25/2014 06:42:26 EDT
But what about the fun factor? The stolen base attempt is one of the exciting plays in baseball. And what about the intagibility factor? The stolen base attempt, if successful, rattles the opposition more »
Posted 10/22/2014 10:19:10 EDT
I sort of like the Heyward idea. Swihart for Jaso? What a bad idea! No way! Bring up Swihart and he and Vaz can compete for playing time. Each can play half the time that first year anyway. We can t more »
Posted 10/21/2014 08:57:03 EDT
The strategy has been effective, for the Sox and the Yankees, in gettng into the bullpens of teams earlier in the game. Unfortunately, it's become a mannerism, and other teams have adjusted by getting more »
Posted 10/20/2014 04:43:10 EDT
Love Chili Davis! Well, always loved the name anyway.
Posted 10/13/2014 11:18:46 EDT
I've heard Hugh and others on here speak of Lava's defense as just about the worst they've ever seen, but watching him play I myself have never seen any evidence of that, to me he looked like a passab more »
Posted 10/13/2014 09:48:08 EDT
Lava may finally get a shot and not amount to a hill of beans as a player; it just seems like an injustice that he's never had a real shot. Maybe Oakland will get Lava and give him the opportunity he more »
Posted 10/13/2014 09:01:47 EDT
Oh, do you mean the same baseball player experts who foisted Middlebrooks on us as our starting third baseman, and handed Carl Crawford the bank? The ones who didn't think much of Moss, or those in T more »
Posted 10/13/2014 03:24:22 EDT
Last time I heard about Lava he was getting named MVP of the International League Playoffs about a month ago, and that coming off a hand injury. He was also named IL Defensive Player of the Year a cou more »
Posted 10/11/2014 09:20:40 EDT
I hated losing Miller and Lester. But we got Rodriguez and Cespedes. If we re-sign both Miller and Lester, will other teams cry foul?
Posted 10/11/2014 04:25:59 EDT
Lots of teams passed on Cruz, though maybe not so close a call. Duquette scored there!
Posted 10/11/2014 09:28:20 EDT
Still have a feeling that if Lava gets a chance to play somewhere, as a 1b/C/Dh, where he gets in a full season of every day at-bats on the major league level, he'll be an asset.
Posted 10/09/2014 02:12:04 EDT
In response to mellymel3's comment: Why work out and come back from an injury?! I'll say this for that phony Clemens, he was willing to work his butt off even if it required better living through chem more »
Posted 10/08/2014 12:04:37 EDT
In response to Kingface12's comment: In response to ImagydSportsBos' comment: [QUOTE] who knew.. peavy will bsnorting and bringing it, lacks has been clutch. st louis is clutch, jints can bring it as more »
Posted 10/08/2014 12:02:26 EDT
No wonder we won it all last season, we had the pitching, look where are castaways are now.
Posted 10/08/2014 11:42:49 EDT
Have mixed feelings about the guy, he helped the team to the second ring, and he helped the team get a third ring by going away. With his talent, he should have been a hall of famer.
Posted 10/04/2014 07:18:46 EDT
With the money we have to spend, I'd very reluctantly part with Owens Betts Devers and Swihart in the right trade. I'd rather trade Vaz than Swihart. That may be a New Mexico bias as Swihart played more »
Posted 10/03/2014 11:54:03 EDT
Giving up good or great prospects (Betts, Swihart, Owens) for Hamels would be a mistake. And look at those inter-league numbers Hamels has posted above! That alone should make one think twice. If we more »
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