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Offline Kevrock

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3200: January 10, 2013, 07:40:54 AM »
I don't think I've made a serious post in two weeks. It was out of annoyance that we haven't signed a LH RP.

I imagine Vazquez will go where he thinks he can make an impact.

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3201: January 10, 2013, 08:05:05 AM »
I get that you mean another lefty arm in the pen, but just to clarify, LOOGY stands for Lefty One Out Guy.  If Detwiler is facing only one left handed batter a game, that's not good.  He's a better pitcher than that.

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3202: January 10, 2013, 08:31:46 AM »
http://washington.nationals.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20130109&content_id=40901320&vkey=news_was&c_id=was

Pretty good interview of Rizzo by Ladson.  Says biggest need in ST is starting pitching depth.  Also that they haven't had 'talked specifics' on extensions with arb-eligibile guys (JZ and Desmond).

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3203: January 10, 2013, 08:34:50 AM »
I have to think the uncertaintly with MASN plays a roll there- otherwise they should have at least started staking specifics by now with Zimmermann


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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3205: January 10, 2013, 08:43:58 AM »
Nats should have given me those millions. I can be a righthanded no out guy.
You mean a RINOGY?  You'd be the talk of the town - Drudge, Malkin, Ingraham . . .

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3206: January 10, 2013, 11:28:50 AM »
I get that you mean another lefty arm in the pen, but just to clarify, LOOGY stands for Lefty One Out Guy.  If Detwiler is facing only one left handed batter a game, that's not good.  He's a better pitcher than that.

That's why I put down 7th inning guy too. He probably takes over the 8th when Clippard implodes.

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3207: January 10, 2013, 11:38:08 AM »
I get that you mean another lefty arm in the pen, but just to clarify, LOOGY stands for Lefty One Out Guy.  If Detwiler is facing only one left handed batter a game, that's not good.  He's a better pitcher than that.

I meant LOOGY because I was being thoroughly facetious with that post.

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3208: January 10, 2013, 02:50:04 PM »
We've signed Ross Ohlendorf to a minor league deal. This year's equivalent of Zach Duke last season: a mediocre ex-Pirate as minor league depth for long relief or a spot start.

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3209: January 10, 2013, 02:55:23 PM »
I like the move.  If the guy does not pan out, then he's easily discarded, but if he is on, he's decent depth.  Put together a stack of those guys in Syracuse, and have assorted Karnses and Solises in AA.  Whichever of the prospect guys pan out, they can either jump 2 levels if needed or they can enjoy the second half of the summer by Lake Onondaga.

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3210: January 10, 2013, 05:19:43 PM »
How is RZ's arm looking?

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3211: January 10, 2013, 05:39:50 PM »
Matt Capps and Rauch are still free agents.  I'd take either here.

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3212: January 10, 2013, 07:03:19 PM »
How is RZ's arm looking?
Busy keeping his hands in the proper "kneeding position"




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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3213: January 10, 2013, 07:34:57 PM »
Quote
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Picking Washington to beat Detroit in the World Series in 2013, barring major spring injuries. Last year, picked TB to beat Arizona.

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3214: January 10, 2013, 09:16:07 PM »
Gee, thanks for the endorsement.

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3215: January 10, 2013, 09:46:19 PM »
For a caveman, Espinosa is doing work. Props to him.

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3216: January 10, 2013, 09:56:33 PM »
For a caveman, Espinosa is doing work. Props to him.

He was clean shaven when they lined up for the photo

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3217: January 10, 2013, 10:33:23 PM »
Picking up chicks is easy for a caveman. Find woman, bash on head, drag back to cave

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3218: January 10, 2013, 10:37:41 PM »
Picking up chicks is easy for a caveman. Find woman, bash on head, drag back to cave

those were the days...

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3219: January 10, 2013, 10:39:06 PM »
Picking up chicks is easy for a caveman. Find woman, bash on head, drag back to cave

HAMMONDS LOOK AWAY


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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3220: January 10, 2013, 11:16:22 PM »
Keith Law's Top 25 under 25:


Offline houston-nat

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3221: January 10, 2013, 11:22:49 PM »
Lemme guess

1. Mike Trout
2. Bryce Harper
3. Giancarlo Stanton
4. ??? ... Clayton Kershaw?
5. Stephen Strasburg

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3222: January 10, 2013, 11:25:58 PM »
Lemme guess

1. Mike Trout
2. Bryce Harper
3. Jason Heyward
4. Giancarlo Stanton
5. Stephen Strasburg

Fixed.

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3223: January 11, 2013, 12:09:00 AM »
Manny Machado was somewhere in the top 5 or something.

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Re: 2012/13 Offseason Discussion Thread
« Reply #3224: January 11, 2013, 12:18:33 AM »
Manny Machado was somewhere in the top 5 or something.

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