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Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2015: Part II
Posted 12/27/2014 07:59:48 EST
In response to Soph's comment: Cutting to the chase. Assuming our starting OF is Ramirez, Castillo and Betts, and assuming we need to reduce our payroll to the luxury limit for 2016, then we can simpl more »
Forum Post: Got one game to win who's your starter...
Posted 12/27/2014 07:52:15 EST
Clayton Kershaw despite his disappointing performance in a small postseason sample.
Forum Post: Allen Craig Soon To Be Traded
Posted 12/27/2014 02:55:55 EST
http://www.foxsports.com/mlb/just-a-bit-outside/baseball-joe/blog/outfield-plays-deep-when-it-comes-to-trade-possibilities-12271 http://www.foxsports.com/mlb/just-a-bit-outside/baseball-joe/blog/o more »
Forum Post: Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Posted 12/24/2014 05:03:16 EST
Wishing everyone a holiday season filled with joy and a new year that brings peace within.
Posted 12/21/2014 08:39:04 EST
In response to moonslav59's comment: If we add a SP'er and move Kelly or Masterson to the pen, it would be a much better bull pen, but as it stands right now, I think our relief pitchers look okay.... more »
Forum Post: Source: Padres nearing a deal that would send Ryan Hanigan to Boston for Will Middlebrooks.
Posted 12/21/2014 12:01:55 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 12/20/2014 08:59:14 EST
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 valued at single-season career-low more »
Posted 12/20/2014 05:27:22 EST
Will Middlebrooks has made 894 plate appearances in 232 games at the MLB level. Middlebrooks was outstanding in the first 40 games of his 2012 debut with this slash line: 152 PA, .331/.368/.592/.960 M more »
Forum Post: GM of the offseason
Posted 12/20/2014 01:17:49 EST
The Steamer team projections at FanGraphs still have the San Diego Padres near the bottom in projected WAR:
Forum Post: Pads, Cubs & Marlins playing to win?
Posted 12/20/2014 01:05:18 EST
In response to S5's comment:
But if he calls my daughter ugly one more time....
LOL ... nice.
But I would prefer the discussions be about baseball, not about me.
Peace be with each of you.
Posted 12/20/2014 12:57:09 EST
In response to Schumpeters-Ghost's comment: Hanigan is not good enough to play every day for a terrible Padres club. If he plays more than once a week for the Sox it is a bad sign. That "terrible Pad more »
Posted 12/19/2014 10:57:55 EST
Allen Craig has his own thread on a Seattle forum: http://forums.seattletimes.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=201394 The Mariners traded for righthand-hitting outfielder Justin Ruggiano this week so t more »
Posted 12/19/2014 09:19:28 EST
The Red Sox, who won fewer games than each of those three clubs this year, are playing to win as well.
Posted 12/19/2014 05:54:41 EST
In response to slomag's comment: Steamer600 projects a 2.4 WAR for both Ryan Lavarnway and Jesus Montero. Let's see how that plays out. I would prefer 25-year-old Jesus Montero (career OPS+ of 96) to more »
Posted 12/19/2014 04:07:28 EST
In response to slomag's comment: It's stupid to assume 2014 is the player he is at this point. He may or may not be a solid major-leaguer, but to throw him away for Ryan Hanigan is just stupid. Steam more »
Posted 12/19/2014 11:24:22 EST
Wow. Will Middlebrooks is a poor man's Jedd Gyorko (who was born the same month): http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/gyorkje01.shtml Ryan Hanigan will count just over $3.5 million for luxury more »
Forum Post: lhp max fried, ss jace peterson, 3b dustin peterson, of mallex smith going to braves for justin upon and low-level player
Posted 12/19/2014 10:45:41 EST
Raise your hand if you predicted in October that the San Diego Padres would trade for Matt Kemp, Justin Upton and Wil Myers.
Posted 12/18/2014 03:57:41 EST
In response to therazcreation's comment: Matusz name has been mentioned as being trade bait. I think some teams are looking at what Allen Craig has done. He was a very good hitter before his down year more »
Forum Post: FireSales And Fantasy
Posted 12/18/2014 12:31:51 EST
Seattle drafted highly regarded righthander Taijuan Walker with a compensation pick.
For what free agent signing were the Mariners compensated?
Forum Post: Mariners in deep talks for an OF
Posted 12/17/2014 12:44:12 EST
In response to moonslav59's comment: In response to hill55's comment: In response to moonslav59's comment: How about Vic, Craig, cash and Ranaudo, a good fit for a big stadium like Seattle's for one o more »
Forum Post: Red Sox acquire RHP Anthony Varvaro from Atlanta
Posted 12/17/2014 12:26:55 EST
I like righthander Anthony Varvaro, another Seattle castoff whom the Mariners took in the 12th round of the 2005 draft:
Posted 12/17/2014 12:24:23 EST
In response to MadMc's comment: If the M's are willing to part with Danny Farquhar or Charlie Furbush I'd part with Workman and Nava or Vic or Craig or JBJ. With the possible departure of free agent l more »
Posted 12/17/2014 10:10:57 EST
In response to moonslav59's comment: In response to hill55's comment: In response to moonslav59's comment: In response to hill55's comment: In response to moonslav59's comment: How about Vic, Craig, c more »
Posted 12/17/2014 08:56:36 EST
Posted 12/17/2014 12:27:00 EST
In response to moonslav59's comment: How about Vic, Craig, cash and Ranaudo, a good fit for a big stadium like Seattle's for one of their young pitchers. Sox4ever Former Boston College righthander Mat more »
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