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    Marcum is a veteran here to eat innings and give the team a chance to at least be in the game.

    But his primary job is to keep the mound warm until Wheeler is ready - and then to log innings if/when Santana is traded.

    Again, a 1 year deal for now is perfect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GottaBelieve View Post
    Marcum is a veteran here to eat innings and give the team a chance to at least be in the game.

    But his primary job is to keep the mound warm until Wheeler is ready - and then to log innings if/when Santana is traded.

    Again, a 1 year deal for now is perfect.
    Marcum can very well have more value than Santana when the trade deadline approaches.

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    Certainly possible. Though I think if Marcum pitches well, they'll try to retain him for the future.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nymfan87 View Post
    Chris Young is a 5 inning pitcher, that's the problem.

    And insanely boring to watch, he rivals Trachsel in that regard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marty Mcfly View Post
    And insanely boring to watch, he rivals Trachsel in that regard.
    That too. Baseball is a game for entertainment, and I'd rather watch an interesting guy put up a 4 ERA than a boring guy put up a 4 ERA.

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    Whats with everyone ******** on Trachsel?

    In his defense as slow and boring as he was he was certainly more productive than his complete opposite in Glendon Rusch..
    Last edited by metswon69; 01-25-2013 at 03:09 PM.

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    Great move, takes less pressure off Niese; Gee, and Harvey, and they can learn from those two vets in Santana and Marcum. Plus, we can always flip him at the deadline.
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    I'm shocked he got $4 million as a base salary from the cheapo Mets.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dugmet View Post
    I'm shocked he got $4 million as a base salary from the cheapo Mets.
    Mcfly?

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    We should be so lucky to have Trachsel as our #5 starter. A guy that would give us 33 starts, over 200 innings and double digits in wins, what a bum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by metswon69 View Post
    Mcfly?
    I know. Doesn't sound like Dug unless he was being sarcastic.

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    I think because I am PSD's Shaun I should be PSD's Shaun Marcum. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by SILVER SEAVER View Post
    I think because I am PSD's Shaun I should be PSD's Shaun Marcum. lol

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    Is it too early for me to call dibs on being PSDs Cowgill?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marty Mcfly View Post
    And insanely boring to watch, he rivals Trachsel in that regard.
    Unfortunately, it seems like Young and Marcum are very similar pitchers. A mid-80's fastball is never going to be super fun to watch.

    Definitely like the signing assuming he is healthy. Very effective, and can definitely be a #3-type when he is healthy.
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