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Offline PowerBoater69

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #50: March 07, 2018, 08:56:23 AM »
What a piece of garbage. What grown adult can’t accept a curfew

Playing with a team of guys who don't break curfew would be a load of fun.

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« Reply #51: March 07, 2018, 09:03:29 AM »
What a piece of garbage. What grown adult can’t accept a curfew

To me it actually sounds like they need to get him to a therapist who can maybe help him get to the root of the self-destructive behavior. You don't wanna get yourself blackballed from MLB over curfew violations.

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« Reply #52: March 07, 2018, 11:12:28 AM »
If the guy can’t fly right after getting kicked off his team in college, I am not sure if there is any hope for him. But apparently his stuff is tanatalizing. I imagine this is some infraction that would have maybe not been handled in the same way in a player without this guy’s history. He should be on a very short leash.

He's a lefty that throws mid 90s, as an above average slider, and can throw strikes.

What he lacks is discipline. His weight has fluctuated in the past. He got booted off his team for multiple offenses. Now issues with curfew.

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« Reply #53: March 07, 2018, 11:34:04 AM »
He's a lefty that throws mid 90s, as an above average slider, and can throw strikes.

What he lacks is discipline. His weight has fluctuated in the past. He got booted off his team for multiple offenses. Now issues with curfew.

They apparently kicked him off the team despite leading the nation in strikeout rate. You have to be a real headcase to be that good and still kicked off the team. Given his arm, I think it is totally worth taking a chance on, especially low in the first round.

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« Reply #54: March 07, 2018, 11:54:58 AM »
To me it actually sounds like they need to get him to a therapist who can maybe help him get to the root of the self-destructive behavior. You don't wanna get yourself blackballed from MLB over curfew violations.

He's a lefty that throws mid 90s, as an above average slider, and can throw strikes

He’s not getting blackballed- teams keep around guys who get hit for peds, domestic violence, and anything else that doesn’t land them in prison. Unless his arm goes, he’ll find someone willing to give him a shot and if his arm goes, being a choir boy wouldn’t be enough for a team to keep him

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #55: March 07, 2018, 12:59:17 PM »
He’s reported to be back in camp now.. Never mind, guy from Fox can’t tell the difference between Seth Romero and Enny Romero .

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #56: March 07, 2018, 03:25:05 PM »
He’s reported to be back in camp now.. Never mind, guy from Fox can’t tell the difference between Seth Romero and Enny Romero .
hard throwing lefties, so maybe he got fooled by just having the last name on the jersey.

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« Reply #57: March 07, 2018, 09:59:22 PM »
He’s not getting blackballed- teams keep around guys who get hit for peds, domestic violence, and anything else that doesn’t land them in prison. Unless his arm goes, he’ll find someone willing to give him a shot and if his arm goes, being a choir boy wouldn’t be enough for a team to keep him

just don't take a knee and you're good, basically

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #58: March 21, 2018, 03:59:58 PM »
any news on him?

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #59: March 22, 2018, 05:44:37 PM »
any news on him?

Yeah, unfortunately he's no longer a Nat.  Signed a one-year contract with the Myrtle Beach Mermen:


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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #60: March 27, 2018, 02:52:26 PM »
Romero is back in FL

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #61: May 09, 2018, 07:09:52 AM »

"Romero remains at home in Houston and has not yet proven to the Nationals that he's ready to resume his minor-league career, Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post reports."

This was from May 1.  Is this guy a lost cause at this point. 

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« Reply #62: May 09, 2018, 09:36:34 AM »
"Romero remains at home in Houston and has not yet proven to the Nationals that he's ready to resume his minor-league career, Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post reports."

This was from May 1.  Is this guy a lost cause at this point. 
Dude is 22. Few 22 year-olds are the final version of themselves.

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« Reply #63: May 09, 2018, 09:38:21 AM »
Dude is 22. Few 22 year-olds are the final version of themselves.
Most people don't change that much after kindergarten.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #64: May 09, 2018, 09:43:19 AM »
I know a lot of people the grew up a ton after college in those early 20's years.

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« Reply #65: May 09, 2018, 09:48:58 AM »
Lol good luck in that standoff with the team that controls you for like the next 10 years, Seth!

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #66: May 09, 2018, 10:39:11 AM »
If he doesn’t report, don’t they control him indefinitely?

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« Reply #67: May 09, 2018, 11:20:42 AM »
If he doesn’t report, don’t they control him indefinitely?

Yes I would assume so.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #68: May 09, 2018, 11:42:13 AM »
If he doesn’t report, don’t they control him indefinitely?
I read it as them prohibiting him from reporting until he shapes up. Are they allowed to blackball a guy permanently, or do they eventually lose his rights?  I hope he likes K-pop, because Korea might be his best option.

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« Reply #69: May 09, 2018, 11:45:24 AM »
I read it as them prohibiting him from reporting until he shapes up. Are they allowed to blackball a guy permanently, or do they eventually lose his rights?  I hope he likes K-pop, because Korea might be his best option.
Who doesn't like k-pop?  I am a sure he will love getting crapfaced on Soju every night.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #70: May 09, 2018, 11:46:34 AM »
He is the Johnny Manzel of baseball

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« Reply #71: May 09, 2018, 11:53:20 AM »
https://www.thecubreporter.com/book/export/html/3562

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For purposes of determining eligibility to be a free-agent, a player does not accrue a minor league season if the player spends the entire season on an MLB Active List, MLB Disabled List(s), and/or other MLB Inactive List, or if the player spends an entire season on the Restricted List, Disqualified List, Suspended List, Ineligible List, Voluntarily Retired List, and/or Military List.

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« Reply #72: May 09, 2018, 11:54:18 AM »
My guess is he'll be more motivated after he exhausts his $2.8 million signing bonus.

So we'll see him June 15th or so.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #73: May 09, 2018, 11:56:52 AM »
I read it as them prohibiting him from reporting until he shapes up. Are they allowed to blackball a guy permanently, or do they eventually lose his rights?  I hope he likes K-pop, because Korea might be his best option.

At some point the Nats will need to cut their losses and see if they can trade him for bullpen depth.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Seth Romero, P
« Reply #74: May 09, 2018, 11:58:18 AM »
He is the Johnny Manzel of baseball
He hasn't done enough to garner that comparison.