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Offline Smithian

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Nationals Sign Patrick Corbin
« Topic Start: December 04, 2018, 03:55:33 PM »
Six year deal.

Very unexpected, very pleasing.

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Re: Nationals Sign Patrick Corbin
« Reply #1: December 04, 2018, 03:55:52 PM »
i am whelmed

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« Reply #2: December 04, 2018, 03:56:10 PM »
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« Reply #3: December 04, 2018, 03:57:31 PM »
As I said in another thread, six years is an awful lot for a guy who's several years post-TJ.

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Re: Nationals Sign Patrick Corbin
« Reply #4: December 04, 2018, 03:57:54 PM »
As I said in another thread, six years is an awful lot for a guy who's several years post-TJ.
Like I said, PSSST: https://www.spotrac.com/mlb/washington-nationals/stephen-strasburg-6865/

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Re: Nationals Sign Patrick Corbin
« Reply #5: December 04, 2018, 04:00:07 PM »
WOW. So this pretty much means Harper is gone?

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Re: Nationals Sign Patrick Corbin
« Reply #6: December 04, 2018, 04:00:22 PM »
As I said in another thread, six years is an awful lot for a guy who's several years post-TJ.
Which is why I think UMDNat's response is accurate. I want to love this move, but am unsure.

Going to be a lot of deferred money in this thing.

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« Reply #7: December 04, 2018, 04:00:46 PM »
I'm meh on Corbin, but starting pitching was our single greatest need this offseason. We have 0 prospects for the rotation that look good for the next 2-3 years and this gives us 3 #1 level guys, even if one of those guys is only good for 25 starts a year.

I suspect the rest of the offseason is relatively quiet except for a Rendon extension announced right after Bryce decides to go to Philadelphia.

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Re: Nationals Sign Patrick Corbin
« Reply #8: December 04, 2018, 04:01:24 PM »
6 years, AAV ~$20 million a year per Zuck.

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Re: Nationals Sign Patrick Corbin
« Reply #9: December 04, 2018, 04:04:52 PM »
6/126 according to the internet. yikes. I hope he's good.

Probably more than that actually, with deferrals of course.

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« Reply #10: December 04, 2018, 04:06:29 PM »
6/126 according to the internet. yikes. I hope he's good.

Probably more than that actually, with deferrals of course.

200 IP last year, 2.2 BB/9, 11.1 K/9, 3.15 ERA

That's pretty good.

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« Reply #11: December 04, 2018, 04:06:53 PM »
 :shock:

Cool. 

Offline Count Walewski

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« Reply #12: December 04, 2018, 04:07:53 PM »
insert GIF of a window being held open by a giant wad of money

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Re: Nationals Sign Patrick Corbin
« Reply #13: December 04, 2018, 04:08:08 PM »
Heyman saying 6/140

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« Reply #14: December 04, 2018, 04:09:00 PM »
Like I said, PSSST: https://www.spotrac.com/mlb/washington-nationals/stephen-strasburg-6865/

You seem to think you're rebutting my point (multiple times) by showing a 30 year old who's averaged fewer than 25 starts over the past 4 years and is owed ~135 million over remainder of his contract.

200 IP last year, 2.2 BB/9, 11.1 K/9, 3.15 ERA

That's pretty good.

It is.   On the other hand, his career ERA is 3.91.  I like him.  He's a good pitcher and a good athlete - he'll add to the crop of decent-hitting pitchers, as well.  But he's subject to the same uncertainties as all starting pitchers and he's already got 630 innings on his TJ-repaired elbow.

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Re: Nationals Sign Patrick Corbin
« Reply #15: December 04, 2018, 04:10:34 PM »
Heyman saying 6/140

with deferrals, Lerner will be paying this team for 20 years.

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Re: Nationals Sign Patrick Corbin
« Reply #16: December 04, 2018, 04:10:46 PM »
Needed a left handed starter. Got one. Good move Rizzo. Now get a 2B and extend Rendon. The end.

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« Reply #17: December 04, 2018, 04:12:16 PM »
does this mean Gio will for sure not be back? :pray:

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« Reply #18: December 04, 2018, 04:13:20 PM »
200 IP last year, 2.2 BB/9, 11.1 K/9, 3.15 ERA

That's pretty good.

I hope he can do it a few more times. Last year was far and away the best year of his career, I'd hate to pay a dude for 6 years based on that performance alone. He had the lowest velo of his career and threw the least amount of fastballs. But he also struck out way more batters than he ever had before so maybe it's sustainable. Also he'll 4 years out from TJ, so his arm is a ticking time bomb.

I don't want to be sour about it but honestly I'm not a fan.

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Re: Nationals Sign Patrick Corbin
« Reply #19: December 04, 2018, 04:13:21 PM »
Bye Bryce

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« Reply #20: December 04, 2018, 04:16:00 PM »
Very exciting addition!

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« Reply #21: December 04, 2018, 04:22:20 PM »
thinking about it this way, we upgraded the Gio spot.  Now we just need Roark to bounce back, and Ross to contribute.


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« Reply #23: December 04, 2018, 04:26:32 PM »
This means Ross, Fedde & whoever else will be asked to be the #5 starter rather than #4, which is huge. The more I think about it the more I like it. Worst-case he's an overpaid #3 pitcher, which is absolutely OK.

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Re: Nationals Sign Patrick Corbin
« Reply #24: December 04, 2018, 04:27:26 PM »
with deferrals, Lerner will be paying this team for 20 years.

If I’m the Lerners I’d rather be paying them in 20 years instead of now given the time value of money.