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  • Forum Post: Henry Owens

    Posted 08/02/2015 05:11:25 EDT

    Yup, confirmed to start Tuesday in NY.

  • Posted 08/02/2015 12:20:55 EDT

    Porcello to the DL.

  • Posted 08/02/2015 11:41:39 EDT

    I have no expectations from here on out...just going to enjoy watching the kids play, and any game they win the rest of the way will be like an unexpected gift.  As much as I'd like to believe that so more »

  • Forum Post: Shaw

    Posted 08/02/2015 11:36:41 EDT

    I don't have high expectations for Shaw -- always figured he'd end up a AAAA guy or bench bat most likely -- but I'd love to be surprised. There are those guys who never got much attention as prospect more »

  • Posted 08/02/2015 09:33:55 EDT

    I think there's two ways to evaluate any transaction: -In hindsight, I think we got poor value by exchanging years of an improving young player (plus Montas, who has turned into a good prospect) for ~ more »

  • Posted 08/01/2015 06:32:18 EDT

    Looking at Iggy's whole body of work, including defense, in context for his position is not "cherry picking." Taking one number (even OPS+) in isolation, devoid of any context, and  making it the fina more »

  • Forum Post: Shaw

    Posted 08/01/2015 06:29:22 EDT

    All the more reason to get Napoli out of the way sooner rather than later. 

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  • Posted 08/01/2015 12:29:54 EDT

    I agree with the notion that Cherington did not have a lot of great options in the 2013-14 offseason...however, I find the decisions since then far more alarming and the equivalent of throwing gasolin more »

  • Posted 08/01/2015 11:34:03 EDT

    In response to southpaw777's comment: I thought i read somewhere that if he remains off the 40 man the rest of the year he can forfeit his comtract and become a FA.  I don't know why he'd want to do t more »

  • Posted 08/01/2015 11:13:27 EDT

    Is this the thread where we vote on the Top Posters™?

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  • Posted 08/01/2015 10:25:14 EDT

    In response to crazy-world-of-troybrown's comment:

    By the way wont hold that against him not Power Pitcher. Many good Pitchers pitch to contact.



    Good point.

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  • Posted 08/01/2015 10:16:57 EDT

    5.2 K/9 vs. 4.0 BB/9 does not impress me. He's still more suspect than prospect, IMO...granted, he may take a big step forward at some point, but he feels like kind of an afterthought in our system ri more »

  • Posted 08/01/2015 10:06:44 EDT

    In response to chickenandboose's comment: You guys are annoying lol you give a rookie a hard time but stay shut when napoli was striking out every at bat. At least be consistent with the bashing unles more »

  • Posted 08/01/2015 08:58:54 EDT

    don't forget he had that special clause where they couldn't offer him a qualifying offer if they wanted 2 Not only that, but they wouldn't have been able to re-sign him before May 15th either due to a more »

  • Posted 08/01/2015 08:42:33 EDT

    In response to -BurritoT's comment: If you had an offensive laden team then by all means I could care if JBJR batted .240 and won gold gloves ... the same reasoning I used for keeping Iggy. However we more »

  • Posted 08/01/2015 08:34:55 EDT

    In response to sycophant123's comment: I am using hyperbole to get people wound up. I didn't realize you guys were new to the forum. I also am saying he should play the rest of the year.  It is just t more »

  • Posted 08/01/2015 07:43:22 EDT

    This thread is the perfect metaphor for the 2015 Red Sox: I expected so little, but the reality was even worse.

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  • Posted 07/31/2015 10:54:42 EDT

    Heck of a game thread here... I'd never have known that we won.

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  • Posted 07/31/2015 02:54:14 EDT

    Screw you and go away, Farrell. Let me keep my daydreams about blockbuster trades for a little while longer, at least.

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  • Posted 07/31/2015 02:52:29 EDT

    In response to slomag's comment: I don't think wanting somebody to play is hype.  Most JBJ supporters have made the argument that he needs to be about a .250 / .700 OPS guy to be a solid every day sta more »

  • Posted 07/31/2015 02:00:38 EDT

    In response to Drewski5's comment:

    Eating into Sandoval's contract




    This is weighing heavily upon my mind.

     

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  • Posted 07/31/2015 12:30:42 EDT

    In response to notin's comment: He is considered a bust because two of the other 44 players to defect from Cuba were immediate superstars, and he hasn't been one. This, and probably a bit of the "bigg more »

  • Posted 07/31/2015 12:19:58 EDT

    In response to JoeBrady1's comment: I think he'll be a good player,  But the issue is that we signed him for 7 years, and have almost nothing to show for it after two years.  So instead of him being p more »

  • Posted 07/31/2015 10:29:14 EDT

    In response to southpaw777's comment: In response to Flapjack07's comment: In response to southpaw777's comment: The LAST person to pay attention to is Cafardo when it comes to trade deadline or winte more »

  • Posted 07/31/2015 10:26:36 EDT

    Yeah, I don't believe for a second that Lackey was traded because of his age. There's much more to that story yet to be told, IMO...

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