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Offline nfotiu

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #100: May 17, 2023, 11:53:41 AM »
Verlander gives up six runs in five innings and gets booed walking off the field. Mets and Phillies both lost yesterday too
Spending 110 million on 4 34-40 year old starting pitchers, what could go wrong?  That gets you about 57 innings so far with all of them over 4.5 ERAs.

It might seem fun to have an owner that spends like a drunken sailor and gets you some feel good pre-season predictions, but when it doesn't work out, it will certainly leave a mess to clean up and rebuild.


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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #101: May 17, 2023, 12:21:14 PM »
if we had won last night we'd be in striking distance of 2nd place.

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #103: May 19, 2023, 12:40:54 PM »
Mets have just called up catcher Gary Sanchez, the Yankee castoff.

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« Reply #104: May 19, 2023, 06:02:03 PM »
Mets have just called up catcher Gary Sanchez, the Yankee castoff.

I have difficulty seeing Buck and Sanchez working out.

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« Reply #105: May 19, 2023, 07:04:46 PM »
I have difficulty seeing Buck and Sanchez working out.

Maybe Showalter can tolerate a catcher who cannot catch, and who hits about .200, as long as Sanchez hits homers.

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #106: May 20, 2023, 09:41:14 AM »
Phillies drop their fifth straight

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #107: May 20, 2023, 11:18:46 AM »
Phillies drop their fifth straight
Over the last few weeks they have lost six then won five and now lost five. Pitching has been bad. Nola not good this year. They may have lucked out not agreeing to a long term deal. Wheeler also has been off. Walker has been bad. Suarez just back. Trea has been bad. Fire Joe!  They should bring him back to fire him again.

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #108: May 20, 2023, 11:42:33 AM »
Over the last few weeks they have lost six then won five and now lost five. Pitching has been bad. Nola not good this year. They may have lucked out not agreeing to a long term deal. Wheeler also has been off. Walker has been bad. Suarez just back. Trea has been bad. Fire Joe!  They should bring him back to fire him again.
marsh bouyed them for a while but now  he's playing like the man who fell to earth

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #109: May 20, 2023, 11:48:48 AM »
marsh bouyed them for a while but now  he's playing like the man who fell to earth
Pitching is the issue. Their rotation has an ERA over 5

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #110: May 20, 2023, 12:38:27 PM »
Pitching is the issue. Their rotation has an ERA over 5
when you see your player has a series coming up against philly in points fantasy league, it's a definite factor in whether to rotate him into the line up.

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« Reply #111: May 20, 2023, 09:23:20 PM »
How the heck are the Marlins still 2 games over .500 with a -52 run differential that is the worst in the NL by a good margin.  It surely can't be sustainable to keep winning 1 run games?

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« Reply #112: May 21, 2023, 09:24:54 PM »
How the heck are the Marlins still 2 games over .500 with a -52 run differential that is the worst in the NL by a good margin.  It surely can't be sustainable to keep winning 1 run games?


The Orioles did that one year but I think finished closer to neutral run differential. They made the playoffs and got eliminated. Winning one run games against mediocre and bad teams and getting blown out by good teams is not a recipe for success.

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #113: May 23, 2023, 12:42:45 PM »

The Orioles did that one year but I think finished closer to neutral run differential. They made the playoffs and got eliminated. Winning one run games against mediocre and bad teams and getting blown out by good teams is not a recipe for success.

Maybe beating bad teams but losing badly to really good teams is the profile of a team getting close to .500. However, the Marlins always beat the Nats, so there is that.

It will be a pleasure if the Fillies and Muts stumble around .500 for the season. Uncle Stevie Cohen's head will explode. Maybe same for Middleton.

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #114: May 30, 2023, 12:07:55 PM »
The Braves lost to the A's last night.

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« Reply #116: May 31, 2023, 07:54:00 AM »
Braves lose to Oakland again. A’s take the series.

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« Reply #117: June 03, 2023, 09:54:50 AM »
Tied for fourth. Be a trade deadline buyer Mike!

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« Reply #118: June 03, 2023, 10:53:41 AM »
Tied for fourth. Be a trade deadline buyer Mike!
Trade for Nola.  Phillies should be in tank mode since no restrictions on their lottery spot.

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #119: June 03, 2023, 12:58:56 PM »
Tied for fourth. Be a trade deadline buyer Mike!

Almost there. Just don't trade prospects for anybody.

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #120: June 09, 2023, 10:41:00 AM »
Per MLBTR: Pete Alonso likely heading to the IL, potentially for an extended stay, after getting hit in the wrist by a pitch against Atlanta.

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #121: June 09, 2023, 10:51:56 AM »
Are we officially in lolmets territory?

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #122: June 09, 2023, 11:19:16 AM »
The Athletic says:

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Losers of six straight, with a highly-paid and wildly underperforming roster whose record has dipped to 30-33, the Mets must now navigate the next 10 days, or perhaps longer, without one of the few stalwarts of their underachieving lineup. Alonso leads the major leagues with 22 homers and 49 RBIs.

https://theathletic.com/4596887/2023/06/09/pete-alonso-mets-injury-il/

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #123: June 09, 2023, 12:19:35 PM »
No schadenfreude here  :P

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Re: NL East: 2023
« Reply #124: June 09, 2023, 09:49:29 PM »
73-year old Rich Hill goes 7 against the Mets and allows 2 runs