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2014 April Closers ThreadWhen you play the Game of Saves, you're top 5 ROS or trash.


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#5021 lemmyboy52

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Posted 30 April 2014 - 11:08 PM

The Rockies have turned to Rex Brothers for a save with Hawkins having pitched the last two nights, and he gives up a lead off single. Let's see how this turns out!

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Posted 30 April 2014 - 11:16 PM

Rex Brothers is missing by seven feet here, six feet there.  Just plunked Parra...
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Posted 30 April 2014 - 11:18 PM

After watching this display I feel comfortable saying there's little chance Brothers takes Hawkins job.  If something happens to Hawkins the Rox would be better off looking elsewhere.  Brothers has no idea where the ball is going.

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Posted 30 April 2014 - 11:18 PM

And there's the blown save for Brothers.

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Posted 30 April 2014 - 11:19 PM

Wow what happened to Brothers.  He was so good last year.

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Posted 30 April 2014 - 11:20 PM

View Postlemmyboy52, on 30 April 2014 - 11:08 PM, said:

The Rockies have turned to Rex Brothers for a save with Hawkins having pitched the last two nights, and he gives up a lead off single. Let's see how this turns out!

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Posted 30 April 2014 - 11:23 PM

Rex Brothers becomes the first pitcher (East Coast time) to blow a save in May!
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Posted 30 April 2014 - 11:23 PM

Technically it is May, but who cares! Brothers to top off April Closers thread with the blown save and solidifies Hawk as the closer! Fun talking with you all!
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Posted 30 April 2014 - 11:31 PM

Romo in to get the final out after Hudson went 8.2.
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Posted 01 May 2014 - 12:11 AM

View PostBackdoor Slider, on 30 April 2014 - 07:53 PM, said:

View Postkidtwentytwo, on 30 April 2014 - 07:52 PM, said:

Take out Santo's two sub zero games where not only him but several other pitchers had control/gripping problems...

He as 8 innings 15k's 7h 5bb 2er

That's a 1.5 whip...while not great but a 2.25 era

I dropped him today in a league where I had 4 other closers...kinda wish I hadn't.  Oh well

Take out my uncle's two balls and he's my aunt.
I'm pretty sure that's not how it works.

That said, a 1.5 whip is horrid. When you're removing bad games and STILL end up with results so high...that's Mitchell Boggs territory.
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#5031 CyberneticGhostOfXMasPast

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Posted 01 May 2014 - 07:12 AM

If you took away your uncle's balls you'd still have an aunt with a penis

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#5032 Jay85

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Posted 01 May 2014 - 08:33 AM

Whats going on with Santos??? Why he is being dropped left and right on yahoo.
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Posted 01 May 2014 - 08:47 AM

View PostJay85, on 01 May 2014 - 08:33 AM, said:

Whats going on with Santos??? Why he is being dropped left and right on yahoo.

Please delete my post and move Jay85's post to the May thread so we can end this topic on CGOXMP's poetic verse.

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Posted 01 May 2014 - 09:49 AM

View PostAnonymousRob, on 01 May 2014 - 12:11 AM, said:

View PostBackdoor Slider, on 30 April 2014 - 07:53 PM, said:

View Postkidtwentytwo, on 30 April 2014 - 07:52 PM, said:

Take out Santo's two sub zero games where not only him but several other pitchers had control/gripping problems...

He as 8 innings 15k's 7h 5bb 2er

That's a 1.5 whip...while not great but a 2.25 era

I dropped him today in a league where I had 4 other closers...kinda wish I hadn't.  Oh well

Take out my uncle's two balls and he's my aunt.
I'm pretty sure that's not how it works.

That said, a 1.5 whip is horrid. When you're removing bad games and STILL end up with results so high...that's Mitchell Boggs territory.

Most of this has to do with if you are in a deep or shallow league. Deeper leagues with less options take more intelligence. For instance Aaron Crow and Fernando Abad are the best relief pitchers unowned.

#5035 emoney316

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Posted 01 May 2014 - 09:50 AM

View Postemoney316, on 01 May 2014 - 09:49 AM, said:

View PostAnonymousRob, on 01 May 2014 - 12:11 AM, said:

View PostBackdoor Slider, on 30 April 2014 - 07:53 PM, said:

View Postkidtwentytwo, on 30 April 2014 - 07:52 PM, said:

Take out Santo's two sub zero games where not only him but several other pitchers had control/gripping problems...

He as 8 innings 15k's 7h 5bb 2er

That's a 1.5 whip...while not great but a 2.25 era

I dropped him today in a league where I had 4 other closers...kinda wish I hadn't.  Oh well

Take out my uncle's two balls and he's my aunt.
I'm pretty sure that's not how it works.

That said, a 1.5 whip is horrid. When you're removing bad games and STILL end up with results so high...that's Mitchell Boggs territory.

Most of this has to do with if you are in a deep or shallow league. Deeper leagues with less options take more intelligence. For instance Aaron Crow and Fernando Abad are the best relief pitchers unowned.

in my league* everyone else is on a team




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