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Tsuyoshi Wada 2014 Outlookcalled up 7/8


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#1 yanksfan17

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 12:16 PM

what do we think Yoshi will do ROS? solid numbers in AAA . any chance he sticks in the rotation?
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Posted 07 July 2014 - 12:25 PM

View Postyanksfan17, on 07 July 2014 - 12:16 PM, said:

what do we think Yoshi will do ROS? solid numbers in AAA . any chance he sticks in the rotation?

I think he's one of the better pick ups right now.  He could take the league by storm.  He showed that he could pitch in AAA, even though he's been slowing down a bit over his last couple starts.

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 12:30 PM

what kind of arsenal, velocity does he feature?
10 team standard redraft, H2H cats, espn
C: lucroy 1st: duda
2nd: dozier ss: rollins   
3rd: miggy   2b/ss: a. escobar
1b/3b:  abreu
OF: choo, heyward, polanco, brantley, zobrist
util: laroche   .
SP: Felix, Bumgarner, Ross, ZImmerman, Gray, richards, wood
RP: Soriano, rosenthal, doolittle, betances   
bench: springer  DL: Tulo
12 team redraft yahoo roto league
c:  lucroy  
1st butler
2nd carpenter
SS: lowrie
3rd: arenado
OFs: calhoun, polanco, billy hamilton
Util: blackmon, alcantara
Sp: Felix, kershaw, richards Rp: casilla, robertson, davis  P: bauer, garza bn: mchugh, salazar
Bn: ozuna, napoli, bruce  DL: tulo, wacha

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 12:37 PM

View PostFouLLine, on 07 July 2014 - 12:25 PM, said:

View Postyanksfan17, on 07 July 2014 - 12:16 PM, said:

what do we think Yoshi will do ROS? solid numbers in AAA . any chance he sticks in the rotation?

I think he's one of the better pick ups right now.  He could take the league by storm.  He showed that he could pitch in AAA, even though he's been slowing down a bit over his last couple starts.

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 12:40 PM

Color me intrigued by this guy - Wada has had sustained success for some time now in the minors with his wide assortment of offerings - I will be watching his first start closely.  Reminiscent of Despaigne
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Posted 07 July 2014 - 12:43 PM

View PostBMcP, on 07 July 2014 - 12:40 PM, said:

Color me intrigued by this guy - Wada has had sustained success for some time now in the minors with his wide assortment of offerings - I will be watching his first start closely.  Reminiscent of Despaigne

Good comp, except Wada actually has good control, which can make his stuff work.
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Posted 07 July 2014 - 12:53 PM

Very good point which I forgot to note - its an enticing combination
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Posted 07 July 2014 - 02:49 PM

grab and stash if you've got the room baby....grab and stash.
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Posted 08 July 2014 - 10:22 AM

Anyone giving him a shot today? Pitching 2nd half of the double header against an awful David Holmberg. Only downside is pitching in Great American.
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Posted 08 July 2014 - 01:08 PM

View PostDeke, on 08 July 2014 - 10:22 AM, said:

Anyone giving him a shot today? Pitching 2nd half of the double header against an awful David Holmberg. Only downside is pitching in Great American.
precisely because he's pitching the 2nd half against a bad pitcher is why im rolling with him. i dont know if maybe they'll sit some of their guys like bruce or billy so if they do that can only help. also they dont know him well so advantage wada. but yeah pitching in Great-Am is a bit of a risk.
10 team standard redraft, H2H cats, espn
C: lucroy 1st: duda
2nd: dozier ss: rollins   
3rd: miggy   2b/ss: a. escobar
1b/3b:  abreu
OF: choo, heyward, polanco, brantley, zobrist
util: laroche   .
SP: Felix, Bumgarner, Ross, ZImmerman, Gray, richards, wood
RP: Soriano, rosenthal, doolittle, betances   
bench: springer  DL: Tulo
12 team redraft yahoo roto league
c:  lucroy  
1st butler
2nd carpenter
SS: lowrie
3rd: arenado
OFs: calhoun, polanco, billy hamilton
Util: blackmon, alcantara
Sp: Felix, kershaw, richards Rp: casilla, robertson, davis  P: bauer, garza bn: mchugh, salazar
Bn: ozuna, napoli, bruce  DL: tulo, wacha

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 01:17 PM

Was the Cubs rotation that good that they kept a 33 year old performing that well in the minors until now? Doesn't it seem obvious they are trying to tank it this year? I mean the Astros have been accused of tanking but they didn't even have the talent to bring up.

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 01:25 PM

They've been tanking for three straight years. It's not news.
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Posted 08 July 2014 - 01:53 PM

View PostYanks#1, on 08 July 2014 - 01:17 PM, said:

Was the Cubs rotation that good that they kept a 33 year old performing that well in the minors until now? Doesn't it seem obvious they are trying to tank it this year? I mean the Astros have been accused of tanking but they didn't even have the talent to bring up.

Who's spot was he supposed to take? Not Samardzjia, Hammel, Wood, or Arrieta. Plus Jackson is making too much money to lose his spot and he's had his moments this year too. Its just been a numbers game against Wada. He was just supposed to be depth this year.

They may be "tanking" to a degree but it has nothing to do with keeping him down. That said I snagged him up and am hopeful he can be useful ROS

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 01:56 PM

View PostYanks#1, on 08 July 2014 - 01:17 PM, said:

Was the Cubs rotation that good that they kept a 33 year old performing that well in the minors until now? Doesn't it seem obvious they are trying to tank it this year? I mean the Astros have been accused of tanking but they didn't even have the talent to bring up.

Wasn't he with the O's until fairly recently?
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Posted 08 July 2014 - 02:10 PM

View PostBMcP, on 08 July 2014 - 01:56 PM, said:

View PostYanks#1, on 08 July 2014 - 01:17 PM, said:

Was the Cubs rotation that good that they kept a 33 year old performing that well in the minors until now? Doesn't it seem obvious they are trying to tank it this year? I mean the Astros have been accused of tanking but they didn't even have the talent to bring up.

Wasn't he with the O's until fairly recently?

Yea, this is his first year with the Cubs, and they didn't have any spots in their rotation until now. Hopefully he can continue his success in AAA.
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3B - David Wright, Pedro Alvarez
OF - Justin Upton, JD Martinez, Kole Calhoun, Starling Marte (DL)

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 02:16 PM

Reds Lineup per baseball press...

1. Billy Hamilton (S) CF
2. Todd Frazier ® 3B
3. Brandon Phillips ® 2B
4. Jay Bruce (L) 1B
5. Ryan Ludwick ® LF
6. Skip Schumaker (L) RF
7. Zack Cozart ® SS
8. Tucker Barnhart (S) C
9. David Holmberg ® P

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 02:42 PM

View Postusafiu, on 08 July 2014 - 01:53 PM, said:

View PostYanks#1, on 08 July 2014 - 01:17 PM, said:

Was the Cubs rotation that good that they kept a 33 year old performing that well in the minors until now? Doesn't it seem obvious they are trying to tank it this year? I mean the Astros have been accused of tanking but they didn't even have the talent to bring up.

Who's spot was he supposed to take? Not Samardzjia, Hammel, Wood, or Arrieta. Plus Jackson is making too much money to lose his spot and he's had his moments this year too. Its just been a numbers game against Wada. He was just supposed to be depth this year.

They may be "tanking" to a degree but it has nothing to do with keeping him down. That said I snagged him up and am hopeful he can be useful ROS

Yea I agree now. When they traded Samard I saw something about Straily having a better shot at pitching in the majors than he had in Oakland due to the Cubs starting rotation being so thin. Guess I should've done a little homework

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 05:16 PM

does he have tanaka type potential?

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 05:17 PM

View PostDavid Aames, on 08 July 2014 - 05:16 PM, said:

does he have tanaka type potential?

I hope this is a joke. He is no where near that type of player and has been aroun for a few years now. He didn't cut it with the orioles due to injuries and under performance but he was supposed to be better than Chen
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Posted 08 July 2014 - 05:26 PM

View PostDavid Aames, on 08 July 2014 - 05:16 PM, said:

does he have tanaka type potential?

Yep, It's amazing that ESPN hasn't been following him around AAA for this entire season taking pictures of Wada and his dog.
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