Type: Posts; User: RedSoxtober
But he still finished Grapefruit League play on a 2-for-25 skid. If that carries forward then you'll be screaming for his head when he starts the season hitting .040 two weeks into the season. All...
HanRam averaged -10 defensive runs saved over 10 seasons as a SS. He was worse after his move to 3B (-15 Rdrs over 2 seasons). He was only remotely interesting at either position when his bat more...
What exactly do you mean by "natural position"? He was a 3B through college and moved to 1B because of his poor lateral range. Average defensive 1B and somewhat below-average 3B. Is his natural...
The Middlebrooks mention was not a comparison in the sense of the type of player they represent. The mention was a caution against making too much over a SSS, particularly at a time of year when...
FIP and WHIP declined each year in MLB. IP declined the last two years from career high of 171 in 2013. Meh, I'd rather roll the dice with Owens/Johnson.
End of ST is one of the more active trading periods so don't be surprised by the rumors. Most often, though, the guys that get moved are the losers of internal competitions (e.g., Murphy) and guys...
I don't doubt that the SFG FO was more concerned but the fan base is considerably more laid back and that's crucial for a player. The Red Sox fan base is not typically known for being gracious to...
Um, hm. If the season is lost because Edro is not ready to go for the first month or so then there was no real point in getting excited about this team anyway. Maybe the reaction is just a tad over...
I don't much care who's out there as long as they're performing. That said, Panda's "What me, worry?" attitude seems to be completely tone deaf and won't play as well in BOS as it did with SFG.
Less that two weeks later and the Moran affair has been roughly forgotten. The attention span today is far too short to sustain it.