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7 minutes ago, ToO_BaD said:

 

Who knows.  A lot of question marks for any guy who may close in that BP.  I'm sure he will find a way to blow it if he gets the gig.  But at this point I'd give him a shot.  Regardless of the numbers, I can't stand watching Dyson.

 

Dyson sucks. 

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1 minute ago, 96mnc said:

 

Dyson sucks. 

 

He just doesn't have the composure of a closer IMO.  Seems to constantly give up leadoff walks or hits, which usually come back and bite him.  Moronta, Watson, Blach for all I care.  Almost anyone else at this point.  I would still like Moronta to get a shot, but I know that won't happen any time soon.

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Just now, ToO_BaD said:

 

He just doesn't have the composure of a closer IMO.  Seems to constantly give up leadoff walks or hits, which usually come back and bite him.  Moronta, Watson, Blach for all I care.  Almost anyone else at this point.  I would still like Moronta to get a shot, but I know that won't happen any time soon.

Moronta is wild.

 

Since they have both Smith and Watson either can do it, too.

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1 minute ago, 96mnc said:

Moronta is wild.

 

Since they have both Smith and Watson either can do it, too.

I would bet on Smith over Watson given Bochy's comments about leaving Watson where he is. 

 

Melancon definitely still in the mix.

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3 minutes ago, Magoo said:

I would bet on Smith over Watson given Bochy's comments about leaving Watson where he is. 

 

Melancon definitely still in the mix.

Interesting on Watson. 

 

Stupid Strickland.

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1 minute ago, 96mnc said:

Interesting on Watson. 

 

Stupid Strickland.

Maybe Strickland and Giles can set up some sparring sessions together.  Two morons, one stone.

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18 minutes ago, Magoo said:

I would bet on Smith over Watson given Bochy's comments about leaving Watson where he is. 

 

Melancon definitely still in the mix.

 

I would probably prefer Smith over Watson as well. 

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Rondon with the save tonight for Houston in Tampa Bay. Brought in bottom 9 of a 1-0 game against the 4-5-6 batters. 3 Ks and an infield single. 

 

Giles hasn't had a save since 6/12. Can I drop him yet?

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2 minutes ago, dchamps said:

Rondon with the save tonight for Houston in Tampa Bay. Brought in bottom 9 of a 1-0 game against the 4-5-6 batters. 3 Ks and an infield single. 

 

Giles hasn't had a save since 6/12. Can I drop him yet?

 

Not a single. Error by Marwin IMO. Ended up getting him the 3rd K though which works out. ??

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2 minutes ago, Members_Only_76 said:

 

Not a single. Error by Marwin IMO. Ended up getting him the 3rd K though which works out. ??

 

There was both a single and error.

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Just now, Members_Only_76 said:

 

Dont like the single call though. That was an out. 

 

Ah.  Probably because you own Rendon?

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1 minute ago, Members_Only_76 said:

 

Probably because I played a lot of baseball and that was a bad play by Marwin. 

 

I hear you - I actually didn’t even see it, so I totally defer.  Thought you didn’t notice at first and thought you’d like to know that he was charged with a hit.  No offense intended!

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3 hours ago, ToO_BaD said:

 

He just doesn't have the composure of a closer IMO.  Seems to constantly give up leadoff walks or hits, which usually come back and bite him.  Moronta, Watson, Blach for all I care.  Almost anyone else at this point.  I would still like Moronta to get a shot, but I know that won't happen any time soon.

 

15 minutes ago, TexasBlueMoon said:

 

Why not Moronta?

 

 

Just for reference.  But yes the above are right, he has some control issues.  I would say the only knock for me on most of the other guys is they are thriving in their current roles.

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3 minutes ago, BMcP said:

 

I hear you - I actually didn’t even see it, so I totally defer.  Thought you didn’t notice at first and thought you’d like to know that he was charged with a hit.  No offense intended!

 

Plus, I don’t own Rendon. I own Rondon. ;)

 

All good though. I’ll take a 1.00 WHIP all day err day. 

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Just now, Members_Only_76 said:

 

Plus, I don’t own Rendon. I own Rondon. ;)

 

All good though. I’ll take a 1.00 WHIP all day err day. 

 

Ha!  I think I was busy watching Rendon flail away in vain against Nola and got my signals crossed!  

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45 minutes ago, dchamps said:

Rondon with the save tonight for Houston in Tampa Bay. Brought in bottom 9 of a 1-0 game against the 4-5-6 batters. 3 Ks and an infield single. 

 

Giles hasn't had a save since 6/12. Can I drop him yet?

Also pondering this. Does it even make sense to roster Giles at this point in standard leagues? Rondon seems to have the hold on the position.

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2 hours ago, JFS179 said:

 

 

Place your bets, gentlemen. 

 

2 hours ago, JFS179 said:

Honest question - has Bruce Bochy ever had a lefty closer?

 

It wont matter if Watson ***** the bed again. He started last season as Pitt's closer and was horrible giving way to Felipe River...Vazquez.

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So no Melancon...why is he not mentioned?

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