The San Diego Padres are going all-in !!!

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Post by Reservoir Dog » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:55 pm

Yu Darvish AND Blake Snell !!! WOW!
This team is going to be fun to watch this year! :D
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Darvish will disappoint. Again. And again. And again.
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Post by Reservoir Dog » Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:01 pm

Biker wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:58 pm
Darvish will disappoint. Again. And again. And again.
Dude, he was the Cy Young runner-up this year.
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Post by Biker » Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:06 pm

Reservoir Dog wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:01 pm
Biker wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:58 pm
Darvish will disappoint. Again. And again. And again.
Dude, he was the Cy Young runner-up this year.
11 starts in a COVID season.

Ive watched him enough to know that he never shows up in a big game. Sure, he'll kill it against the Marlins in a game in June, but look what he does when it means something. Ask the Dodgers
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Post by FSchmertz » Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:37 pm

Still waiting for what the Mutts Post-Wilponzi's will do.

Think they're waiting for the free-agent prices to go down, once the player's realize the only one with money to spend is Cohen ;)

The Padres are doing it the only other way, trading away pieces of a good farm system. Cohen and Alderson and Porter are making fixing there's a major priority, after the Wilponzis made a mess of that too.
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Post by Reservoir Dog » Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:41 pm

Biker wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:06 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:01 pm
Biker wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:58 pm
Darvish will disappoint. Again. And again. And again.
Dude, he was the Cy Young runner-up this year.
11 starts in a COVID season.

Ive watched him enough to know that he never shows up in a big game. Sure, he'll kill it against the Marlins in a game in June, but look what he does when it means something. Ask the Dodgers
What the hell are you talking about? He started 3 playoff games for the Dodgers and won 2 of them.
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Post by B-Tender » Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:07 pm

Reservoir Dog wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:41 pm
Biker wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:06 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:01 pm
Biker wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:58 pm
Darvish will disappoint. Again. And again. And again.
Dude, he was the Cy Young runner-up this year.
11 starts in a COVID season.

Ive watched him enough to know that he never shows up in a big game. Sure, he'll kill it against the Marlins in a game in June, but look what he does when it means something. Ask the Dodgers
What the hell are you talking about? He started 3 playoff games for the Dodgers and won 2 of them.
Wasn't that the Astros' cheating year?

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Post by Reservoir Dog » Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:09 pm

B-Tender wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:07 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:41 pm
Biker wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:06 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:01 pm
Biker wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:58 pm
Darvish will disappoint. Again. And again. And again.
Dude, he was the Cy Young runner-up this year.
11 starts in a COVID season.

Ive watched him enough to know that he never shows up in a big game. Sure, he'll kill it against the Marlins in a game in June, but look what he does when it means something. Ask the Dodgers
What the hell are you talking about? He started 3 playoff games for the Dodgers and won 2 of them.
Wasn't that the Astros' cheating year?
Yup.
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Post by Biker » Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:27 pm

Reservoir Dog wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:41 pm
Biker wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:06 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:01 pm
Biker wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:58 pm
Darvish will disappoint. Again. And again. And again.
Dude, he was the Cy Young runner-up this year.
11 starts in a COVID season.

Ive watched him enough to know that he never shows up in a big game. Sure, he'll kill it against the Marlins in a game in June, but look what he does when it means something. Ask the Dodgers
What the hell are you talking about? He started 3 playoff games for the Dodgers and won 2 of them.
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Post by Burn1dwn » Sat Jan 02, 2021 3:05 pm

Biker, can you post the World Series stats of all the new Mets pitchers? Always pissing in everyone's cereal aren't you? :lol:

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Post by Animal » Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:22 pm

As a Ranger fan, we had all of our hopes and dreams dashed by Yu Darvish.

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Post by Reservoir Dog » Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:39 pm

Animal wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:22 pm
As a Ranger fan, we had all of our hopes and dreams dashed by Yu Darvish.
He made the AL All-Star team 4 times in his 5 years with the Rangers. He has been in the Cy Young voting 3 times (runner up twice). And has been in the MVP voting twice.

What a fucking bum !!!
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Post by Animal » Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:04 pm

Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:39 pm
Animal wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:22 pm
As a Ranger fan, we had all of our hopes and dreams dashed by Yu Darvish.
He made the AL All-Star team 4 times in his 5 years with the Rangers. He has been in the Cy Young voting 3 times (runner up twice). And has been in the MVP voting twice.

What a fucking bum !!!
We traded him away. For 3 minor league nobodys.

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Post by Reservoir Dog » Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:15 pm

Animal wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:04 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:39 pm
Animal wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:22 pm
As a Ranger fan, we had all of our hopes and dreams dashed by Yu Darvish.
He made the AL All-Star team 4 times in his 5 years with the Rangers. He has been in the Cy Young voting 3 times (runner up twice). And has been in the MVP voting twice.

What a fucking bum !!!
We traded him away. For 3 minor league nobodys.
That was a salary dump, and you know it. They traded him half way through the season in a year when the Rangers sucked.
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Post by spudoc » Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:51 pm

Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:39 pm
Animal wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:22 pm
As a Ranger fan, we had all of our hopes and dreams dashed by Yu Darvish.
He made the AL All-Star team 4 times in his 5 years with the Rangers. He has been in the Cy Young voting 3 times (runner up twice). And has been in the MVP voting twice.

What a fucking bum !!!
Darvish was terrible for the Dodgers in the Astros series. And they didn't need advance notice to turn on his cement mixer sliders. And for reference, Kershaw is considered a generational talent and he was garbage in the post season (until this year.)

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Post by Animal » Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:52 pm

Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:15 pm
Animal wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:04 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:39 pm
Animal wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:22 pm
As a Ranger fan, we had all of our hopes and dreams dashed by Yu Darvish.
He made the AL All-Star team 4 times in his 5 years with the Rangers. He has been in the Cy Young voting 3 times (runner up twice). And has been in the MVP voting twice.

What a fucking bum !!!
We traded him away. For 3 minor league nobodys.
That was a salary dump, and you know it. They traded him half way through the season in a year when the Rangers sucked.
call it what you want, but it certainly wasn't some hershel walker trade.

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Post by Reservoir Dog » Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:56 pm

spudoc wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:51 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:39 pm
Animal wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:22 pm
As a Ranger fan, we had all of our hopes and dreams dashed by Yu Darvish.
He made the AL All-Star team 4 times in his 5 years with the Rangers. He has been in the Cy Young voting 3 times (runner up twice). And has been in the MVP voting twice.

What a fucking bum !!!
Darvish was terrible for the Dodgers in the Astros series. And they didn't need advance notice to turn on his cement mixer sliders. And for reference, Kershaw is considered a generational talent and he was garbage in the post season (until this year.)
For the record... Darvish won the games he pitched in the ALDS and ALCS that year.
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Post by spudoc » Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:04 pm

Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:56 pm
spudoc wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:51 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:39 pm
Animal wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:22 pm
As a Ranger fan, we had all of our hopes and dreams dashed by Yu Darvish.
He made the AL All-Star team 4 times in his 5 years with the Rangers. He has been in the Cy Young voting 3 times (runner up twice). And has been in the MVP voting twice.

What a fucking bum !!!
Darvish was terrible for the Dodgers in the Astros series. And they didn't need advance notice to turn on his cement mixer sliders. And for reference, Kershaw is considered a generational talent and he was garbage in the post season (until this year.)
For the record... Darvish won the games he pitched in the ALDS and ALCS that year.
You've got one game you absolutely need to win. Are you going with Darvish?

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Post by Burn1dwn » Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:27 pm

spudoc wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:04 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:56 pm
spudoc wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:51 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:39 pm
Animal wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:22 pm
As a Ranger fan, we had all of our hopes and dreams dashed by Yu Darvish.
He made the AL All-Star team 4 times in his 5 years with the Rangers. He has been in the Cy Young voting 3 times (runner up twice). And has been in the MVP voting twice.

What a fucking bum !!!
Darvish was terrible for the Dodgers in the Astros series. And didn't need advance notice to turn on his cement mixer sliders. And for reference, Kershaw is considered a generational talent and he was garbage in the post season (until this year.)
For the record... Darvish won the games he pitched in the ALDS and ALCS that year.
You've got one game you absolutely need to win. Are you going with Darvish?
No. Snell or a healthy Lamet (possibly a healthy Clevinger) would get my nod. But I would start him over Davies or Paddack.

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Post by B-Tender » Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:42 pm

Burn1dwn wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:27 pm
spudoc wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:04 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:56 pm
spudoc wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:51 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:39 pm
Animal wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:22 pm
As a Ranger fan, we had all of our hopes and dreams dashed by Yu Darvish.
He made the AL All-Star team 4 times in his 5 years with the Rangers. He has been in the Cy Young voting 3 times (runner up twice). And has been in the MVP voting twice.

What a fucking bum !!!
Darvish was terrible for the Dodgers in the Astros series. And didn't need advance notice to turn on his cement mixer sliders. And for reference, Kershaw is considered a generational talent and he was garbage in the post season (until this year.)
For the record... Darvish won the games he pitched in the ALDS and ALCS that year.
You've got one game you absolutely need to win. Are you going with Darvish?
No. Snell or a healthy Lamet (possibly a healthy Clevinger) would get my nod. But I would start him over Davies or Paddack.
The days of the lone gunslinger are almost gone. Unless a starter is completely dominating, in a one game situation, there will be a pitching by committee for most teams.

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Post by Reservoir Dog » Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:59 pm

B-Tender wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:42 pm
Burn1dwn wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:27 pm
spudoc wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:04 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:56 pm
spudoc wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:51 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:39 pm


He made the AL All-Star team 4 times in his 5 years with the Rangers. He has been in the Cy Young voting 3 times (runner up twice). And has been in the MVP voting twice.

What a fucking bum !!!
Darvish was terrible for the Dodgers in the Astros series. And didn't need advance notice to turn on his cement mixer sliders. And for reference, Kershaw is considered a generational talent and he was garbage in the post season (until this year.)
For the record... Darvish won the games he pitched in the ALDS and ALCS that year.
You've got one game you absolutely need to win. Are you going with Darvish?
No. Snell or a healthy Lamet (possibly a healthy Clevinger) would get my nod. But I would start him over Davies or Paddack.
The days of the lone gunslinger are almost gone. Unless a starter is completely dominating, in a one game situation, there will be a pitching by committee for most teams.
Back in October in game 6 of the World Series, Tampa manager Kevin Cash pulled Blake Snell even though he had pitched 5 1/3 scoreless innings and still had a low pitch count. Brutal.
They lost the game and the World Series.
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Post by B-Tender » Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:12 am

Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:59 pm
B-Tender wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:42 pm
Burn1dwn wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:27 pm
spudoc wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:04 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:56 pm
spudoc wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:51 pm


Darvish was terrible for the Dodgers in the Astros series. And didn't need advance notice to turn on his cement mixer sliders. And for reference, Kershaw is considered a generational talent and he was garbage in the post season (until this year.)
For the record... Darvish won the games he pitched in the ALDS and ALCS that year.
You've got one game you absolutely need to win. Are you going with Darvish?
No. Snell or a healthy Lamet (possibly a healthy Clevinger) would get my nod. But I would start him over Davies or Paddack.
The days of the lone gunslinger are almost gone. Unless a starter is completely dominating, in a one game situation, there will be a pitching by committee for most teams.
Back in October in game 6 of the World Series, Tampa manager Kevin Cash pulled Blake Snell even though he had pitched 5 1/3 scoreless innings and still had a low pitch count. Brutal.
They lost the game and the World Series.
Im aware. But that is more the exception now, than the rule.

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Post by Reservoir Dog » Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:20 am

B-Tender wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:12 am
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:59 pm
B-Tender wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:42 pm
Burn1dwn wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:27 pm
spudoc wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:04 pm
Reservoir Dog wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:56 pm


For the record... Darvish won the games he pitched in the ALDS and ALCS that year.
You've got one game you absolutely need to win. Are you going with Darvish?
No. Snell or a healthy Lamet (possibly a healthy Clevinger) would get my nod. But I would start him over Davies or Paddack.
The days of the lone gunslinger are almost gone. Unless a starter is completely dominating, in a one game situation, there will be a pitching by committee for most teams.
Back in October in game 6 of the World Series, Tampa manager Kevin Cash pulled Blake Snell even though he had pitched 5 1/3 scoreless innings and still had a low pitch count. Brutal.
They lost the game and the World Series.
Im aware. But that is more the exception now, than the rule.
Don't get me wrong, I agree with you. Pitching by committee is becoming the new norm. But pulling Snell in that game was just fucking ridiculous.
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Post by Burn1dwn » Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:17 am

Not to hijack thread but.....

With so many Lambda Lambda Lambda brothers running MLB teams you would think Baseball should still be a thinking man's game but sadly the opposite is true. Analytical decisions are changing Pitching. Things like pulling Snell in Game 6 because it would be his third time through order. Using Openers (and then taxing your bullpen) instead of a less effective starting pitcher.

On the offensive side we have strategy and skills, like hit and runs and putting the ball in play by choking up on bat with 2 strikes, going the way of the dodo bird because.... Launch Angle yo! Pretty soon non RBI singles will be frowned upon.

This quote from Ichiro at his retirement presser (in Tokyo) says it all. Coming from him it should have started a bigger discussion.
Ichiro wrote:The baseball played in America in 2019 has completely changed since I arrived in 2001. It’s moving toward a game where you can now get by without using your head. I wonder how this might change. I don’t see this trend stopping over the next five years, or 10 years or for the forseeable future. Fundamentals mean nothing. Perhaps saying that might cause trouble. (Saying) that looks like it definitely will be a problem.

On a fundamental level, baseball is a game that requires thinking. That it’s losing that makes me sick. America is baseball’s birthplace, and I believer that a lot of people have a sense of urgency over what the game is becoming. So I think there is no need for Japan’s game to follow America’s. The Japanese game should be a thinking, interesting brand of ball.l As long as this trend in America does not stop, I hope Japanese ball doesn’t change and that we remember to cherish it.

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Post by Reservoir Dog » Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:30 am

Burn1dwn wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:17 am
Not to hijack thread but.....

With so many Lambda Lambda Lambda brothers running MLB teams you would think Baseball should still be a thinking man's game but sadly the opposite is true. Analytical decisions are changing Pitching. Things like pulling Snell in Game 6 because it would be his third time through order. Using Openers (and then taxing your bullpen) instead of a less effective starting pitcher.

On the offensive side we have strategy and skills, like hit and runs and putting the ball in play by choking up on bat with 2 strikes, going the way of the dodo bird because.... Launch Angle yo! Pretty soon non RBI singles will be frowned upon.

This quote from Ichiro at his retirement presser (in Tokyo) says it all. Coming from him it should have started a bigger discussion.
Ichiro wrote:The baseball played in America in 2019 has completely changed since I arrived in 2001. It’s moving toward a game where you can now get by without using your head. I wonder how this might change. I don’t see this trend stopping over the next five years, or 10 years or for the forseeable future. Fundamentals mean nothing. Perhaps saying that might cause trouble. (Saying) that looks like it definitely will be a problem.

On a fundamental level, baseball is a game that requires thinking. That it’s losing that makes me sick. America is baseball’s birthplace, and I believer that a lot of people have a sense of urgency over what the game is becoming. So I think there is no need for Japan’s game to follow America’s. The Japanese game should be a thinking, interesting brand of ball.l As long as this trend in America does not stop, I hope Japanese ball doesn’t change and that we remember to cherish it.
And then you've got the "Bullpen Game" where teams use a bullpen pitcher to open the game. It's a new trend, but it's gaining traction.
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