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  1. This is one of my favorite sentences I've ever seen on the internet lol
  2. Stupid offer for him... why would anyone even consider offering that? Mine:
  3. So in a fairly deep 16 team keeper league (7x7 H2H extra categories of K's and OPS for hitters; CG and K:BB for pitchers), I traded $15 Danny Salazar for $15 Xander Bogaerts. We keep six per team so both will be kept. This made very little sense for my team but I couldn't pass up the value (Bogaerts is ranked #8 in the league). What/who would you trade to even this team back up? Current keepers: Correa $10, Bogaerts $15, Kluber $22, Betts $15 Plus 2 of these: Encarnacion $24, LeMahieu $4, L. Cain $9, Brantley $18, Harvey $20, Carrasco $31 Just to give you a pricing idea, on the open market top pitchers were Bumgarner ($52), Strasburg ($49), King Felix ($40). Top batters available were McCutchen ($48), M. Cabrera ($47), Braun ($38)
  4. Damn he has only had 33 at bats vs. lefties this year??? I guess the Sox have just faced a ridiculously disproportionate number of righties on the season? Bizarre. Anyway its a very small sample size; last year he hit .311 vs. lefties (better than righties) so I would not be worried. In summary: "U crazy."
  5. Or even better, it's called and Kluber gets the CG SO W QS. Doesn't matter in my league. It's a drag being robbed of another inning or so on a day he was pitching so well. Terry?
  6. Its a Christmas miracle: rain delay will force Kluber out after 6 superb innings. (Or will Francona have the audacity to throw him back out there even still...)
  7. Well May was certainly a lot better than April, eh? This is not really typical for Seager. Usually he is the most boring, steady person. This year is a little more boom or bust, but the stats always end up the same.
  8. Missing the K('s)
  9. Can you be specific? Getting hit hard? Not spotting his pitches? Getting behind in the count? Velocity of only 90 mph? It's everything: he is pitching the way you'd think Bartolo would pitch if you just saw him for the first time. As if he is if he is a literal sack of demoralized lard throwing things towards the plate when he should not be allowed to and generally making me want to vomit.
  10. Well, at least he didn't get obliterated yet... still looks generally like dog sh*t.
  11. I wonder how many people had him on the bench tonight against a dominant Sale (pick me, pick me)
  12. 4/6 weeks is great, even if 6. Still get him back before the all star break. Assuming 6 weeks and needing some time to get some rust off and get a few games of acclamation, we still get a half a season from him, maybe slightly more. I'm pretty happy with that result if true. I think it will be closer to 6 to 8 weeks before we see him starting a MLB game. He's going to need 4 to 6 weeks to heal / rehab the hammy and then another 2 weeks to get some Milb innings. I mean that is certainly possible but when they give injury timelines its supposed to include all that. They are currently expecting him back pitching in 4-6 weeks. That said, I feel like a bullet was dodged.
  13. Been saying this for a week now...don't they play b2b games in triple A? Let's go! They are easing him into it... no need to rush. I want a healthy Brantley for 19 weeks, not a lingering injured Brantley for 20 weeks.
  14. Madsen has all three saves, he is going to end up being the closer by accident/default at this point
  15. That was like a parakeet... Cheapy over the Monster but I'll take it