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Kygavin

Member Since 10 Jan 2013
Offline Last Active Dec 24 2013 09:04 AM
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In Topic: Make It Happen

21 December 2013 - 06:22 PM

Simmons had a bWAR of 6.8 and a fWAR of 4.7 (3rd best SS using fWAR), why would you deal him? I would make him untouchable as well. Plus with their lineup a guy who had one of the best defensive seasons, even if he is weak with the bat, provides plenty of value

 

And I think Wren is doing ok. He got a solid RP for Hanson (hamburger shoulder) and basically got Upton and Johnson for Prado. I think anyone in there right mind would take that deal


In Topic: No Accessories?

20 December 2013 - 11:13 AM

Bottle opener that says "There's always next beer"


In Topic: Make It Happen

20 December 2013 - 10:57 AM

Simmons is the best defensive SS in the game. He saved like 35 runs on D alone last year. There is a very good reason Wren doesnt want to give him up. 


In Topic: A deal at least worth looking into

11 December 2013 - 12:36 PM

2 RP as the top pieces in a shark deal? Nah. You can find RP off the junk heap 


In Topic: Do we still (did you ever) see Rizzo as a 30 HR guy

01 December 2013 - 10:11 AM

 

 

 

Unfortunately, I think some of the comments the FO has made makes me feel like there is something in his play they are somewhat concerned about.

 

Which comments are you referring to here?

 

 

Im too lazy to dig them up. One obvious one is the firing of Sveum due to regression of key core pieces. Obviously wasnt fired for Starlin alone, 99% sure they were implying Rizzo

 

Theo made some comments about him playing a cat and mouse game all year, and puzzling was how often he lost. Despite the walks, I think there is something in his approach they want to change

 

No one found it odd that Renteria said that they had to fix Rizzo's approach? Weird for a power hitter who walked 76 times and struck out like 120 times

 

Just going off memory but it did seem like Rizzo got himself into a lot of 2 strike counts. He swung at 5% less pitches last year but his K% went up (fangraphs) I think he obviously has the power to hit 30-40 HR but i think he was too passive last year


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