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Janes Says - Our Reporting on Our Reporters
« Topic Start: March 31, 2017, 10:02:34 AM »
Might be fun to keep some running comments on our reporters.  Who breaks stuff, who has interesting speculation and thought.  Also can throw in the national media, too.

To kick off, Chelsea Janes speculates that the Nats may start the year with Ross in the minors.  A 5th starter is needed once in the first couple of weeks of April, assuming no rain outs.  A bad assumption today  :? Ross still has an option, and this allows keeping Guthrie, Perez, and Glover on the roster while not shortening the bench.  A while back I thought they might go with an 8 man bullpen due to the schedule, but I was thinking that Scherzer might be hurt enough to make him the guy DL'd short term.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/nationals-journal/wp/2017/03/31/how-joe-ross-could-help-the-nationals-create-roster-flexibility/?utm_term=.5663d9e3fcd5

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if Ross were to start the season in Class AAA Syracuse, the Nationals could carry Guthrie for a week and maintain a regular five-man bench. Ross, 23, has options remaining. If he spends fewer than 20 days in the minor leagues this year, it does not have to count as an option year. Consequently, leaving Ross in Syracuse to start the season would give the Nationals time to make decisions regarding Guthrie’s future and their long-man needs, while also maintaining a full bench.

Baker said Thursday he had to talk to Ross before sharing the team’s plans for the right-hander publicly, something he probably would not have to do if those plans involved an extra bullpen session or two. While implications are not always trustworthy, it seems the Nationals are at least considering the notion of using Ross’s roster spot for someone else early this season . . .

There is no doubt Ross is the Nationals’ fifth starter. But because they do not need him to pitch in the first week of the season, they could decide to use his roster spot for someone more immediately helpful — and to give themselves more time to make final decisions

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« Reply #1: March 31, 2017, 10:03:53 AM »
That's funny, I heard Ross was going to the DL . . . :stir:

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« Reply #2: March 31, 2017, 10:35:14 AM »
Janes was also the first beat reporter (that I remember seeing) who predicted Treinen would be named closer.

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« Reply #3: March 31, 2017, 11:14:42 AM »
Is she really done with Sergio? I bet she's right back with him.

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« Reply #4: March 31, 2017, 11:21:40 AM »
We whiffed on Sergio.  He signed with the Dodgers.

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« Reply #5: March 31, 2017, 11:26:30 AM »
Is she really done with Sergio? I bet she's right back with him.

Bad Premier League pun is bad.

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« Reply #6: March 31, 2017, 12:14:03 PM »
[...]Chelsea Janes[...]

...who, it must be emphasised, is not the same person as yours truly.

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« Reply #7: March 31, 2017, 12:18:03 PM »
Question is, did he steal her wig? Naked without it.

Is she really done with Sergio? I bet she's right back with him.

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« Reply #8: March 31, 2017, 12:44:18 PM »
...who, it must be emphasised, is not the same person as yours truly.

Old Chelsea vs. young Chelsea.

Then there's the Clinton one, and that's it for me, I'm tapped out.

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« Reply #9: March 31, 2017, 12:56:22 PM »
...who, it must be emphasised, is not the same gender as yours truly.

FIFY

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« Reply #10: March 31, 2017, 01:04:31 PM »
After all these years has she ever been in love? Does she finally know what it is?

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« Reply #11: March 31, 2017, 01:06:39 PM »
Old Chelsea vs. young Chelsea.

Then there's the Clinton one, and that's it for me, I'm tapped out.

And the one that had the talk show.

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« Reply #12: March 31, 2017, 01:10:00 PM »
Old Chelsea vs. young Chelsea.

Then there's the Clinton one, and that's it for me, I'm tapped out.

Woke up, it was a Chelsea morning and the first thing that I knew...

[all right all right, carbon-dating myself again]

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« Reply #13: March 31, 2017, 01:24:25 PM »
Hopefully, she got her money saved and went away to Spain, and knew it there.
After all these years has she ever been in love? Does she finally know what it is?

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« Reply #14: March 31, 2017, 10:12:33 PM »
Great idea for a thread.

Let may say this. There's Zuckerman and there's everybody else. That is all.

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« Reply #15: April 05, 2017, 07:26:04 PM »
Washington Post headline:
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The Nationals unearthed gem Tanner Roark by betting on a man who’d had a 21.41 ERA

Hacks, the Post headline writers are complete hacks. Roark had that ERA for three games in an otherwise good year (he was 2.5 years younger than league average) and after that he had an 11-1 year before the Nats acquired him.



https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/nationals-journal/wp/2017/04/04/the-nationals-unearthed-gem-tanner-roark-by-betting-on-a-man-whod-had-a-21-41-era/?utm_term=.7696d3d38185

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« Reply #16: April 05, 2017, 07:36:15 PM »
Washington Post headline:
Hacks, the Post headline writers are complete hacks. Roark had that ERA for three games in an otherwise good year (he was 2.5 years younger than league average) and after that he had an 11-1 year before the Nats acquired him.

(Image removed from quote.)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/nationals-journal/wp/2017/04/04/the-nationals-unearthed-gem-tanner-roark-by-betting-on-a-man-whod-had-a-21-41-era/?utm_term=.7696d3d38185

Fake news

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« Reply #17: April 05, 2017, 07:36:54 PM »
Fake news

Good article, just the headline that is fake.

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« Reply #18: April 05, 2017, 07:47:43 PM »
They've been doing that crap a lot lately, particularly on-line.
Washington Post headline:
Hacks, the Post headline writers are complete hacks. Roark had that ERA for three games in an otherwise good year (he was 2.5 years younger than league average) and after that he had an 11-1 year before the Nats acquired him.

(Image removed from quote.)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/nationals-journal/wp/2017/04/04/the-nationals-unearthed-gem-tanner-roark-by-betting-on-a-man-whod-had-a-21-41-era/?utm_term=.7696d3d38185

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« Reply #19: April 05, 2017, 07:48:38 PM »
They've been doing that crap a lot lately, particularly on-line.

Do they get money/points for clicks on stories?

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« Reply #20: April 05, 2017, 07:50:43 PM »
I guess. Probably. You have to have some measurement for advertisers.

Gotta say, the paper I hold in my hand every morning bears little resemblance to the online version.

Do they get money/points for clicks on stories?

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« Reply #21: April 05, 2017, 07:55:39 PM »
I guess. Probably. You have to have some measurement for advertisers.

Gotta say, the paper I hold in my hand every morning bears little resemblance to the online version.


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« Reply #22: April 05, 2017, 07:58:38 PM »
Well, as they say, we're of an age. One other paper gets delivered on my street, and the guy's in his mid-80s.

I used to love gettin' my daily paper.    Missus lost her job a long time ago and I ended my subscription.    I still make a habit of picking up the Sunday late edition.    Love it.

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« Reply #23: April 05, 2017, 08:00:12 PM »
Do they get money/points for clicks on stories?

My guess is that it has more to do with pressure to spit out a lot of stories combined with cutbacks in editorial staff

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« Reply #24: April 05, 2017, 08:01:27 PM »
Well, as they say, we're of an age. One other paper gets delivered on my street, and the guy's in his mid-80s.


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