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- Pascal the Gambler Pascal the Gambler Apr 22, 2015 11:54 AM Flag
Rodon didn't even start. He came in relief, which is how they are using him, like they did Sale his first year, they have said this, it is not a secret. Yes, I would drop him for Desclafani.
- Pascal the Gambler Pascal the Gambler Apr 22, 2015 9:39 AM Flag
Don't bother trying to trade Gattis, no one wants him. Trade Russell while value high, same for Tomas if he gets off to a hot start with Lamb now out. Springer should be on bench right now. Encarnacion not helping you right now, but last night looked good.
- Pascal the Gambler Pascal the Gambler Apr 22, 2015 9:37 AM Flag
They will be using him from the pen initially, they have already said that - just like they did with Sale. He won't start at all this year unless they absolutely need him. That wasn't a secret.
- Pascal the Gambler Pascal the Gambler Apr 21, 2015 1:20 PM Flag
I'd want Ramirez and one really good pitcher. You'll end up dropping Greene eventually anyway.
- Pascal the Gambler Pascal the Gambler Apr 21, 2015 10:33 AM Flag
d'Arnaud has a broken hand. I would say Norris or Grandal, with an eye on Zunino if he heats up.
- Pascal the Gambler Pascal the Gambler Apr 21, 2015 10:27 AM Flag
I'd rather take the shot with Russell. Peralta is what he is, and that's a useful but not great fantasy option.
- Pascal the Gambler Pascal the Gambler Apr 21, 2015 10:26 AM Flag
In a dynasty, I'd say the Bryant side. Just a massive return that fills several positions with very good options long term. Just too much of a haul to say no to.
- Pascal the Gambler Pascal the Gambler Apr 21, 2015 10:25 AM Flag
I would say given your 1B and 3B options, Alvarez sits on your bench most of the time. Go for it, you don't need him.
- Pascal the Gambler Pascal the Gambler Apr 21, 2015 8:30 AM Flag
Appears they'll be using Rodon in the bullpen like they did Sale in his first year. I'd go with Salazar if he sticks.
- Pascal the Gambler Pascal the Gambler Apr 19, 2015 4:53 PM Flag
Doesn't really matter in the end. Point is, I found a comp just as close statistically as yours of someone who turned out really well. So I proved you wrong, just as much as you "proved" yourself correct.
- Pascal the Gambler Pascal the Gambler Apr 19, 2015 3:34 PM Flag
Notice that the state line for the UNK and Bryant are missing some numbers for the minor league portion. Namely the BB and K numbers. Bryant was 224K to 113 BB in the minors, Baez 354/92. Bryant adjusted to pro game, Baez has not. That's a HUGE difference that is very conveniently left off....and shows that the comp isn't all that good.
Mystery player 2 (165 games college): 174/45/195, 57 SB, 130K, 85BB, .365 AVG, .672 SLG Pretty good comp, yeah? (199 minors): 131/42/144, 34SB, 151K/70BB, .313/.572. Pretty good comp, yeah? Figure it out.
I can play the game too. This guy has had a very successful overall career so far and most people would be happy to have had him on their team for a few years. So he had similar stats to Bryant, and was/is successful. It goes both ways, just looking up numbers that support your view and ignoring the rest proves your ignorance and general foolishness.
Take that, SKIPPY.
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