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  1. #271
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    been a pretty rough spring training aside from like Strider, fried, olsen, Riley, and a couple of others. I don't care cause its spring training, but its been kinda rough out there for a few of the guys we kinda expect to be good. there are still over 2 weeks left so I will care in about 5 days when you are looking at guys making their last starts. things like the 5th starter spot are wide open.

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    Hillard and White have both been playing well as well.

    Shewmake and Dean as well, but they will stay in the minors for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrench View Post
    Hillard and White have both been playing well as well.

    Shewmake and Dean as well, but they will stay in the minors for sure.
    Shuster too, DOB thinks he definitely gets a call up at some point this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PackerBum9786 View Post
    Shuster too, DOB thinks he definitely gets a call up at some point this year.
    I think Shuster and Dodd are in the lead for the 5th spot based on actual results so far. unfortunately, thats not entirely how this works especially for a team like the Braves that has a crap farm. Elder just keeps giving up home runs. Ian still has most of the issues he had last year. his fastball just isn't good enough and he misses with it way too often.

    honestly Ozuna has had a decent spring. I know that with all his off field stuff no one likes him, but he makes way to much to just cut loose and no one is trading for him.

    I don't have MLB.tv yet since the Tmobile thing hasn't come yet, but Grissom's defense has been kinda shaky so far based on the radio broadcasts. I think he will be the starting SS, but he needs to get better

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    I haven't mentioned on the board yet but Kolby Allard has an oblique strain that will mean he will start the season on the injury list. So, you can count him out as a bullpen or #5 starter option, at least for the start of the season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhopisthename View Post
    I think Shuster and Dodd are in the lead for the 5th spot based on actual results so far. unfortunately, thats not entirely how this works especially for a team like the Braves that has a crap farm. Elder just keeps giving up home runs. Ian still has most of the issues he had last year. his fastball just isn't good enough and he misses with it way too often.

    honestly Ozuna has had a decent spring. I know that with all his off field stuff no one likes him, but he makes way to much to just cut loose and no one is trading for him.

    I don't have MLB.tv yet since the Tmobile thing hasn't come yet, but Grissom's defense has been kinda shaky so far based on the radio broadcasts. I think he will be the starting SS, but he needs to get better
    looks like anderson and Elder are already out of the discussion as they have been sent to Gwinnett. looks like it coming down to todd vs Shuster. who knows, maybe they go six starters for the first month and keep both.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhopisthename View Post
    looks like anderson and Elder are already out of the discussion as they have been sent to Gwinnett. looks like it coming down to todd vs Shuster. who knows, maybe they go six starters for the first month and keep both.
    looks like they can recall them once they put a few guys on the Il, but why even demote them if thats the plan.

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    Yeah, like Eli White will probably start in the minors being he still has options to try and keep someone else.

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    I might be on an island on this thought or it might be the majority, but Morton just isn't a good pitcher anymore. he has too many control issues and if all he did was to stop hitting people he might be ok, but he just can't do it anymore. to be clear he isn't terrible, but he isn't nearly as good as people like the broadcasters and braves beat writers talk about him. he is little more then a 4th option innings eater.

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    4th option innings eater isn't an easy thing to find. If he runs 3.80ERA and pitches 190IP it would be huge for us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrench View Post
    4th option innings eater isn't an easy thing to find. If he runs 3.80ERA and pitches 190IP it would be huge for us.
    sure if he had a 3.8 era that would be huge, but he was 4.34 era last year and is only a year older. not like FIP says he was unlucky either. like I hope I am wrong, but I just don't get the vibe from him that he fixed what was broken last year. literally this last game was a replica of what happened to often to him last year.

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    His ERA was 3.05 at home but 5.72 away, was coming off a bad leg injury.

    Middle of the season he was sitting at around 3.30 and was coming around but could of started to get gassed when he fell apart in the last two months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrench View Post
    His ERA was 3.05 at home but 5.72 away, was coming off a bad leg injury.

    Middle of the season he was sitting at around 3.30 and was coming around but could of started to get gassed when he fell apart in the last two months.
    I assume you meant that in july and august he had a 3.3 era cause obviously his era was never near there. I hope I am wrong, but I feel like he has lost a little bit of command which leads to walks which makes every thing worse.

    on a 2nd note, Grissom hasn't played short for 5 straight days, even though he has been getting some playing time. it means 1 of 2 things. either they are giving other guys as much of a chance as possible or they don't like him at short yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhopisthename View Post
    I assume you meant that in july and august he had a 3.3 era cause obviously his era was never near there. I hope I am wrong, but I feel like he has lost a little bit of command which leads to walks which makes every thing worse.

    on a 2nd note, Grissom hasn't played short for 5 straight days, even though he has been getting some playing time. it means 1 of 2 things. either they are giving other guys as much of a chance as possible or they don't like him at short yet.
    Could mean they like other options at SS more than options somewhere else - like LF or DH - and they are just trying to figure some things out. They could even know that Grissom is going to be the opening day SS at this point, so they are giving him a bit of rest while he works on some things in the cage and in fielding drills/practice.

    He has only played once since March 14, so it isnít like he is playing other positions. Grissom is having a good ST and is clearly going to be in the lineup come opening day, so I would not read too much into it.


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    Stint said the other day he was trying to give Arcia some time at SS being he is going to make the team on the bench.

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