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Re: Follow the Prospects: Joe Ross, RHP
« Reply #25: June 01, 2015, 12:52:00 PM »
No one is untouchable for a World Series.

and no player is guaranteed to win you one- a career of giolito gives you a better shot at a world series than any relief pitcher

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« Reply #26: June 01, 2015, 04:18:31 PM »
No one is untouchable for a World Series.
Trading a potential future ace for a relief pitcher that isn't lights out is asinine. Only person I see as that is Greg Holland.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Joe Ross, RHP
« Reply #27: June 01, 2015, 04:23:22 PM »
Trading a potential future ace for a relief pitcher that isn't lights out is asinine. Only person I see as that is Greg Holland.
Eduardo Rodriguez for a rental Andrew Miller.  Huston Street for . . . ?

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« Reply #28: June 01, 2015, 04:39:57 PM »
Eduardo Rodriguez for a rental Andrew Miller.  Huston Street for . . . ?
That first trade is horrid then and even more now since he plays for their rival And they didn't win anything.

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« Reply #29: June 01, 2015, 06:20:07 PM »
The Nats don't have prospects to trade for relief pitching. Assume Giolito, Lopez, Difo, and Turner are untouchable...and Turner is legally untouchable until he become a member of the organization.

That leaves Ross, and we haven't seen enough of Ross to know much, and Tony Renda. I'm not sure a team would trade a major league pitcher for Renda.

Rizzo is testing minor league starters. That suggests no team wants to trade. Maybe Goodwin starts to hit and by the trade deadline the worst team in baseball (Oakland???) might be willing to offload a veteran relief pitcher. However, Billy Beane is the guy who traded away HRod.

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« Reply #30: June 01, 2015, 06:22:24 PM »
The Nats don't have prospects to trade for relief pitching. Assume Giolito, Lopez, Difo, and Turner are untouchable...and Turner is legally untouchable until he become a member of the organization.

That leaves Ross, and we haven't seen enough of Ross to know much, and Tony Renda. I'm not sure a team would trade a major league pitcher for Renda.

Rizzo is testing minor league starters. That suggests no team wants to trade. Maybe Goodwin starts to hit and by the trade deadline the worst team in baseball (Oakland???) might be willing to offload a veteran relief pitcher. However, Billy Beane is the guy who traded away HRod.

Rizzo said last year that Giolito among others is untouchable.

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« Reply #31: June 01, 2015, 06:31:35 PM »
I wonder who the last top-25 prospect was who got moved for a RP.
The Yankees offered Jesus Montero when he was considered a can't-miss prospect to KC for Joakim Soria, but KC refused. Aside from that non-trade... Capper for Ramos?

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Joe Ross, RHP
« Reply #32: June 01, 2015, 06:32:12 PM »
You guys are joking, right?

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« Reply #33: June 01, 2015, 07:15:19 PM »
Eduardo Rodriguez for a rental Andrew Miller.  Huston Street for . . . ?

Less. So Joe Ross would do nicely. Issue is, Rizzo thinks Storen is THE GUY. Which means he won't pick up someone who is obviously better and deserves the closing job.

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« Reply #34: June 02, 2015, 01:40:12 PM »
The Yankees offered Jesus Montero when he was considered a can't-miss prospect to KC for Joakim Soria, but KC refused. Aside from that non-trade... Capper for Ramos?

That's actually pretty amazing. In 2010, sandwiched between two years where Jesus Montero was a consensus top 5 prospect, KC turned him down for a RP?

It's also a cautionary tale on both sides. It shows not all prospects work out (thus cautionary to give your proven players for prospects) but also from the other side, because the Yankees would have given up a top-5 prospect for a RP who had a 4.03 ERA the following year, then TJ surgery. YMMV with RPs.

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« Reply #35: June 02, 2015, 02:30:44 PM »
That's actually pretty amazing. In 2010, sandwiched between two years where Jesus Montero was a consensus top 5 prospect, KC turned him down for a RP?

It's also a cautionary tale on both sides. It shows not all prospects work out (thus cautionary to give your proven players for prospects) but also from the other side, because the Yankees would have given up a top-5 prospect for a RP who had a 4.03 ERA the following year, then TJ surgery. YMMV with RPs.

not to mention that a catcher with a big bat for a catcher better stick at catcher or that bat is worth a lot less at any other position

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« Reply #36: June 02, 2015, 04:29:54 PM »
Issue is, Rizzo thinks Storen is THE GUY.

Because he could have had Mike Trout...

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« Reply #37: June 02, 2015, 09:24:22 PM »
Because he could have had Mike Trout...

A lot of people could have.

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« Reply #38: June 02, 2015, 11:05:39 PM »
A lot of people could have.
Btw I heard that the only other team that really, REALLY wanted Trout was the Yankees, who had Trout #2 on their board after Strasburg. But the Angels picked him in the nick of time. The Angels themselves actually picked somebody else ahead of Trout!

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Joe Ross, RHP
« Reply #39: June 05, 2015, 12:49:10 PM »
LOCK IT

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Joe Ross, RHP
« Reply #40: June 05, 2015, 01:02:57 PM »
Shocked he is getting the call to pitch Saturday

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Joe Ross, RHP
« Reply #41: June 05, 2015, 01:19:46 PM »
Ross is Boss!

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« Reply #42: June 05, 2015, 01:28:41 PM »
Shocked he is getting the call to pitch Saturday

Rizzo, the taker of no crap from players ... except Desmond.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Joe Ross, RHP
« Reply #43: June 05, 2015, 01:32:51 PM »
Gets locked tomorrow.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Joe Ross, RHP
« Reply #44: June 05, 2015, 01:38:04 PM »
IT'S HAPPENING

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Joe Ross, RHP
« Reply #45: June 05, 2015, 01:38:05 PM »
Rizzo, the taker of no crap from players ... except Desmond.
Nailed that one.

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« Reply #46: June 05, 2015, 08:54:05 PM »
Shocked he is getting the call to pitch Saturday

Cole hasn't been a shining star. Ross skipping AAA is kind of amazing though.

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« Reply #47: June 05, 2015, 09:09:18 PM »
The fact that no one has seen him might help him get a win or two

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Joe Ross, RHP
« Reply #48: July 16, 2015, 12:08:11 PM »
Keith Law:

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Alluding to my Trea Turner comment above, here's the second top-50 prospect the Nats acquired. "Joey Rozay" is a boss. He's super-athletic, has three above-average or better pitches and has a good delivery that has put more life on his fastball.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Joe Ross, RHP
« Reply #49: July 16, 2015, 09:20:28 PM »
Another 5 scoreless innings tonight only threw 54 pitches...might be to give others work but maybe gets the spot start if Strasburg isn't ready over Roark?