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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #275: December 16, 2022, 01:12:25 PM »
Dodgers sign Tommy Milone to a minor league deal. He’s now 37.

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #276: December 16, 2022, 03:22:49 PM »
Dodgers sign Tommy Milone to a minor league deal. He’s now 37.
Watch what the Dodgers analytics folks do to remake him into a more effective pitcher,

"Tommy, we've run some data through our computers and analyzed 3 years of video.  Did you realize you are optimally a righty?"

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #277: December 16, 2022, 03:28:59 PM »
Watch what the Dodgers analytics folks do to remake him into a more effective pitcher,

"Tommy, we've run some data through our computers and analyzed 3 years of video.  Did you realize you are optimally a righty?"

It's amazing he's pitched as long as he has given his stats.

ERA by year:
2022: 5.40
2021: 6.43
2020: 6.69
2019: 4.76
2018: 5.81
2017: 7.63
2016: 5.71

I mean, that's worse than Corbin.  Maybe he's living off that first ever pitch HR he hit for us in his debut in 2011?

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #278: December 16, 2022, 04:10:11 PM »
It's amazing he's pitched as long as he has given his stats.

ERA by year:
2022: 5.40
2021: 6.43
2020: 6.69
2019: 4.76
2018: 5.81
2017: 7.63
2016: 5.71

I mean, that's worse than Corbin.  Maybe he's living off that first ever pitch HR he hit for us in his debut in 2011?
Didn’t look it up but he seems a Triple A insurance guy who gets called up occasionally. How much has he pitched over that time?

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #279: December 16, 2022, 05:42:11 PM »
Didn’t look it up but he seems a Triple A insurance guy who gets called up occasionally. How much has he pitched over that time?

111 in 2019, but beyond that, less than 30 in most seasons.

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #280: December 16, 2022, 07:04:25 PM »
111 in 2019, but beyond that, less than 30 in most seasons.
Thanks.

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #282: December 20, 2022, 11:53:05 AM »
Erick Fedde is taking his talents to Korea (South)

https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/news/erick-fedde-headed-to-korea/

Seems like a nice guy. Maybe we can pay him to scout as well

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #283: December 20, 2022, 03:01:18 PM »
Fedde must have set some kind of record for blowing up one's ERA in the last game of the season.  If going to Korea leaves that behind, then good for him - plus the food's good.     

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #284: December 20, 2022, 03:34:48 PM »
it does seem surprising that there wasn't a team out there that would have taken a flyer on him. I guess it shows you what the rest of the league thought of him.

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #285: December 21, 2022, 09:18:38 AM »
Erick Fedde is taking his talents to Korea (South)

https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/news/erick-fedde-headed-to-korea/

Imagine if he accidentally signed a contract to play for a NORTH Korean baseball team.

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #286: December 21, 2022, 11:27:13 AM »
Imagine if he accidentally signed a contract to play for a NORTH Korean baseball team.

"American citizen executed by anti-aircraft gun after walking two successive batters."

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #287: December 23, 2022, 04:37:30 PM »
https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2022/12/yankees-in-agreement-with-wilmer-difo.html

split deal, $1.2 million when /if in majors.  he's 31 now.

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #288: December 23, 2022, 07:45:57 PM »
https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2022/12/yankees-in-agreement-with-wilmer-difo.html

split deal, $1.2 million when /if in majors.  he's 31 now.

I would have been absolutely fine with continuing my life into the indefinite future having forgotten entirely about Wilmer Difo's existence.

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #289: December 23, 2022, 11:03:59 PM »
I would have been absolutely fine with continuing my life into the indefinite future having forgotten entirely about Wilmer Difo's existence.

He’s massively prominent in most of the initial World Series win celebration photos

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #290: December 24, 2022, 11:23:53 AM »
I would have been absolutely fine with continuing my life into the indefinite future having forgotten entirely about Wilmer Difo's existence.
Eh, he's a utility infielder. Every championship team has a utility infielder guy that people recall, although I seem to remember him as off-roster for the post-season.

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #291: December 24, 2022, 01:27:21 PM »
Wilmer Difo was a good utility guy, and maybe a more useful 2B than Luis Garcia. Certainly a better fielding SS than Garcia was. Maybe a better fielding 2B, as well.

Here is Wilmer: https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/difowi01.shtml

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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #292: December 24, 2022, 03:01:22 PM »
There had been some brief discussion here about the wearing of Energy Domes and chanting "Are we not men?  We are Difo!" 

The moment passed pretty quickly. 




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Re: The Former Nationals Watch (2022)
« Reply #293: December 24, 2022, 03:26:05 PM »
Eh, he's a utility infielder. Every championship team has a utility infielder guy that people recall, although I seem to remember him as off-roster for the post-season.

The utility infielder on the WS roster was Cabrera.  Who like Difo is/was a switch-hitter.  Who unlike Difo, occasionally managed to hit a ball out of the infield.  Who, also unlike Difo was also a dick of a teammate and a decent baserunner. 

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