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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #100: July 01, 2017, 09:08:07 PM »
We know what Edwin is. Its not pretty.

And we know what Tanner is pitching like. It's not pretty.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #101: July 01, 2017, 09:25:50 PM »
And we know what Tanner is pitching like. It's not pretty.
But we know that Roark can be good

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #102: July 01, 2017, 09:44:25 PM »
If you saw EJs recent Orioles' relief outings, you want no part of him. Fork was stuck in him long ago.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #103: July 01, 2017, 10:38:12 PM »
He's not gonna be worse than what Roark's chucking up there right now. Let him get a couple starts and Tanner a chance to clear the mechanism and figure out what the F is going on.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #104: July 02, 2017, 10:38:20 AM »
DL his ass for a month and let him soft reset.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #105: July 02, 2017, 11:46:25 AM »
He's not gonna be worse than what Roark's chucking up there right now. Let him get a couple starts and Tanner a chance to clear the mechanism and figure out what the F is going on.

This. No one thinks EJax is going to come in and be Max Scherzer. The Nats need a sacrificial lamb to get Tanner back on track.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #106: July 02, 2017, 04:19:50 PM »
He's not gonna be worse than what Roark's chucking up there right now. Let him get a couple starts and Tanner a chance to clear the mechanism and figure out what the F is going on.
This. No one thinks EJax is going to come in and be Max Scherzer. The Nats need a sacrificial lamb to get Tanner back on track.
Agree with the sentiment but not with the player.  Tanner is a very good MLB pitcher but he isn't pitching like one.  He seems like the classic case of a guy who would greatly benefit from some time off to fix his mechanics.  However, EJax is NOT the guy to replace him.  The best option would probably have been Erick Fedde but he was moved to the pen and, frankly, we may need him there too much.  A.J. Cole has been a disaster in AAA this season so we can safely scratch him.  Amazingly, the best option may just be to add someone like Jaron Long, essentially a non-prospect who hasn't been horrible in the minors, to the 40-man roster and hope for the best.  In the long run, the value added from getting Roark back in form should be worth it and space could be made simply by moving Koda Glover to the 60-day DL if the team doesn't want to DFA anyone at the moment.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #107: July 02, 2017, 07:30:42 PM »
Agree with the sentiment but not with the player.  Tanner is a very good MLB pitcher but he isn't pitching like one.  He seems like the classic case of a guy who would greatly benefit from some time off to fix his mechanics.  However, EJax is NOT the guy to replace him.  The best option would probably have been Erick Fedde but he was moved to the pen and, frankly, we may need him there too much.  A.J. Cole has been a disaster in AAA this season so we can safely scratch him.  Amazingly, the best option may just be to add someone like Jaron Long, essentially a non-prospect who hasn't been horrible in the minors, to the 40-man roster and hope for the best.  In the long run, the value added from getting Roark back in form should be worth it and space could be made simply by moving Koda Glover to the 60-day DL if the team doesn't want to DFA anyone at the moment.
Other than Fedde, who I don't think I'd want to put in that spot just yet, I don't see much difference between any of those options.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #108: July 17, 2017, 09:34:31 AM »
maybe the best news all day got overlooked yesterday, Roark: 6IP, 0ER, 4H, 3BB, 5Ks.  A nice bounce-back start for him.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #109: July 17, 2017, 10:27:33 AM »
maybe the best news all day got overlooked yesterday, Roark: 6IP, 0ER, 4H, 3BB, 5Ks.  A nice bounce-back start for him.

Heck yeah.  We needed some inconsistency from him, because he had been consistently bad.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #110: July 17, 2017, 10:34:09 AM »
Heck yeah.  We needed some inconsistency from him, because he had been consistently bad.

Key yesterday was first inning (which could have gone the other way). I'm not ready to say he's returned to form. Still ... encouraging.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #111: July 17, 2017, 10:40:12 AM »
That absurd call on the Bailey strikeout probably cost him an inning.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #112: July 17, 2017, 10:48:50 AM »
last two outings he's shown the ability to run his fastball back, mix in his change up, and get his curveball near the strike zone. all good signs for the future.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #113: July 20, 2017, 04:09:01 PM »
Key yesterday was first inning (which could have gone the other way). I'm not ready to say he's returned to form. Still ... encouraging.
There is still plenty of time left in the season if he makes a more gradual return to form.  Recent results have certainly pointed in that direction.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #114: July 23, 2017, 03:04:11 PM »
I would extend last-night's Tanner.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #115: August 04, 2017, 11:27:04 PM »
http://mediadownloads.mlb.com/mlbam/mp4/2017/08/04/1686155583/1501874786731/asset_2500K.mp4

Heads up play by Tanner to cover second.

He's been old Tanner since the ASB.

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #116: August 05, 2017, 01:43:35 AM »
http://mediadownloads.mlb.com/mlbam/mp4/2017/08/04/1686155583/1501874786731/asset_2500K.mp4

Heads up play by Tanner to cover second.

He's been old Tanner since the ASB.

Goodwin WTF?

Harper.doing what Harper does. Lock the kid up

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Re: Tanner Roark (2017) - Extend?
« Reply #117: August 05, 2017, 02:17:08 PM »
3 quality starts in his last 5. Hopefully he can keep building on his success.