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« Reply #176: July 03, 2021, 06:40:30 PM »
This is crazy:

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Nationals roster moves …

Activated: Alcides Escobar, Tres Barrera, Yadiel Hernandez

To the IL: Kyle Schwarber, Alex Avila (bilateral calf strains)

DFA’d: Humberto Arteaga
Well Escobar is a major upgrade on Arteaga.  Ok, just making that up. 

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Re: Roster Moves - 2021
« Reply #177: July 03, 2021, 07:03:33 PM »
So, about Avila playing in the infield...

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« Reply #178: July 03, 2021, 07:04:50 PM »
Well Escobar is a major upgrade on Arteaga.  Ok, just making that up. 


Well, Escobar was a regular for the WS champion Royals in 2015, and for a few years before and after.

Yadiel H. makes sense as a temporary replacement for Schwarber. Avila is hurt? Maybe from playing 2B?

Any idea about the Kieboom, Garcia, Adrian Sanchez? Garcia and Sanchez are both on the 7-day DL, but Kieboom is listed as "Active". What's wrong with those guys?

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« Reply #179: July 03, 2021, 07:05:27 PM »
So, about Avila playing in the infield...
Its pretty embarressing that a guy is asked to play second base and gets hurt.

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« Reply #180: July 03, 2021, 09:14:00 PM »
Its pretty embarressing that a guy is asked to play second base and gets hurt.

And strained both calves. Last time I squatted, the calf muscles were pretty important. Don't know how you could be a catcher in the majors and strain both calves subbing in at a position that requires LESS calf usage.

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« Reply #181: July 03, 2021, 09:58:36 PM »
Well, Escobar was a regular for the WS champion Royals in 2015, and for a few years before and after.

Yadiel H. makes sense as a temporary replacement for Schwarber. Avila is hurt? Maybe from playing 2B?

Any idea about the Kieboom, Garcia, Adrian Sanchez? Garcia and Sanchez are both on the 7-day DL, but Kieboom is listed as "Active". What's wrong with those guys?

Kieboom has a knee injury. No word on severity but he hasn’t gone on the IL yet.

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« Reply #182: July 03, 2021, 09:59:04 PM »
And strained both calves. Last time I squatted, the calf muscles were pretty important. Don't know how you could be a catcher in the majors and strain both calves subbing in at a position that requires LESS calf usage.

Is it certain he got hurt playing 2B? Bilateral calf strain sounds like a weight room or training injury.  The only time I can recall straining both calves was when one of my idiot friends bet me I couldn't win my age group in a 5K and I hadn't run in six months.  I, a bigger idiot, did it, but...ouch.

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« Reply #183: July 04, 2021, 12:12:01 AM »
How do all these call-ups and the additional MLB salaries paid the our MiLB players impact the salary cap / luxury tax threshold?

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« Reply #184: July 04, 2021, 09:04:28 PM »
Our injury situation right now is such a disaster.

There are not any good options. Even if Schwarber was healthy, the bench is a disaster, then pen is a MASH unit.

Can Starlin still play SS? Guessing not. I’d rather see Noll or Garcia up here on left side of infield with Castro than Escobar. He looks surprisingly good so far, but Escobar isn’t part of the future.

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« Reply #185: July 04, 2021, 09:37:00 PM »
Our injury situation right now is such a disaster.

There are not any good options. Even if Schwarber was healthy, the bench is a disaster, then pen is a MASH unit.

Can Starlin still play SS? Guessing not. I’d rather see Noll or Garcia up here on left side of infield with Castro than Escobar. He looks surprisingly good so far, but Escobar isn’t part of the future.
But neither is Castro nor Noll

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« Reply #186: July 04, 2021, 09:43:55 PM »
Our injury situation right now is such a disaster.

There are not any good options. Even if Schwarber was healthy, the bench is a disaster, then pen is a MASH unit.

Can Starlin still play SS? Guessing not. I’d rather see Noll or Garcia up here on left side of infield with Castro than Escobar. He looks surprisingly good so far, but Escobar isn’t part of the future.

If Castro could still play SS, they wouldn't have done things like promote Arteaga for a single game or acquire Escobar. 

I'd rather see Garcia at SS too, but he's hurt, and Noll can't play SS. 

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« Reply #187: July 06, 2021, 07:02:28 PM »
My son just texted to say that Fedde was activated today, plus a relief pitcher. Lobstein and another reliever sent down.

(Might be tood good to be true. Can't find it on the MLB.COM in Nats roster moves.)

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« Reply #188: July 06, 2021, 07:03:20 PM »
Looks like Fedde will start today

https://mobile.twitter.com/Nationals/status/1412534103040303106

Fedde and Finnegan activated

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« Reply #189: July 06, 2021, 07:06:26 PM »
Looks like Fedde will start today

https://mobile.twitter.com/Nationals/status/1412534103040303106

Fedde and Finnegan activated

Bingo! So son was right!

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« Reply #190: July 06, 2021, 07:08:57 PM »
Now moved Lester to the bullpen, telling him to go all out for two innings...no need to stretch and conserve energy.

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« Reply #191: July 06, 2021, 07:12:00 PM »
Now moved Lester to the bullpen, telling him to go all out for two innings...no need to stretch and conserve energy.
Lol, Davey aint moving Lester to the pen

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« Reply #192: July 06, 2021, 07:16:33 PM »

I can't imagine Davey starting Lester again, though. His last three starts have been a horror movie.

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« Reply #193: July 06, 2021, 07:24:25 PM »
I can't imagine Davey starting Lester again, though. His last three starts have been a horror movie.
Lol, there is no way Davey and Rizzo are gonna bench Lester this close to 200 wins

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« Reply #194: July 06, 2021, 09:00:04 PM »
That might be right, but he’s also not getting 5 more wins this year. If they’re serious about winning this year, he’ll be dfa’d when Stras gets back. Frankly, they could justify it now the way Espino has been pitching.

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« Reply #195: July 06, 2021, 09:05:46 PM »
Fedde starting tonight per baseball press website. 

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« Reply #196: July 06, 2021, 10:32:51 PM »
Lobstein and Harper back to Rochester to make room for Finnegan and Fedde

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« Reply #197: July 07, 2021, 12:14:24 AM »
Got to get Clay off this roster

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« Reply #198: July 07, 2021, 10:00:52 AM »
Got to get Clay off this roster

A lot of guys will struggle when they're brought in to face the middle of the order with two runners on.

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« Reply #199: July 07, 2021, 10:04:39 AM »
A lot of guys will struggle when they're brought in to face the middle of the order with two runners on.
They could bring back Lobstein. He was quite impressive.