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|10 hours 19 min ago||c'mon||
i like fister but he isn't in prices's league. no pun intended.
|12 hours 6 min ago||gimme a break||
AJ not the D guy he used to be. DP is best LH in AL. No brainer.
|16 hours 49 min ago||kelly||
He is no gold glove but he is ok in cf.
|16 hours 58 min ago||seriously?||
Price is the best lefty in the AL. Jackson is easily replaced by Davis. I like the Smyly potential but huge upgrade for winning now...or next year.
|17 hours 9 min ago||lackey||
You could have got him for a bag of rocks last year. Craig was an all star and perfect for boston. Kelly has good upside.
|1 day 40 min ago||if so||
that's a big oopsie. not uncommon these days of wanting to be the first to report things.
|1 day 47 min ago||mlb network||
by ken rosenthal. nothing done but working on it.
|1 day 1 hour ago||hot rumor||
price and zobrist coming to D-town!!! make it happen DD.
|1 day 1 hour ago||lefties||
tigers feast on lefties, especially lester.
|4 days 22 hours ago||but||
are they riddell helmets or bike or other?
|1 week 4 days ago||hanrahan||
i'm sure DD will wait a few weeks at least to make a deal in order to see if hanrahan could be an option come september.
|1 week 5 days ago||i like it||
porcello plus 2 of our top prospects might be enough. plus, price is cheap for next year too. hell, i would give up our top 2 prospects and porcello for price. win now.
|1 week 5 days ago||soria||
as far as a half-year rental goes, i would trade for soria for a couple prospects. he could be nathan's set up man again!!!
that said, i wouldn't give up on nathan yet. he hasn't lost his stuff. he was hitting 93 mph yesterday with movement. for some reason, he just can't control his fastball. in the past, he would pound that sinker low in the zone and get ahead of the hitter. now, it's all over the place. then he falls behind and either walks the guy or groves one. it's fixable. hopefully, it can be fixed by the time the post season comes around.
some of you folks need to look at the back of his baseball card. you don't give up on a guy after 30 innings when he's been about the best closer around for the past 10-12 years.
also, smyly will bolster the bullpen too come playoff time. he is death to left handed batters.
|1 week 6 days ago||agree||
levert may be the perfect defender up top for the 1-3-1.
|1 week 6 days ago||agree||
and DJ wilson among others will provide more inside presence on D than J Mo. But I really liked J Mo.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||smyly||
will be in the bullpen for the playoffs which will improve it greatly. i could see him closing games with nathan depending on the situation.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||several||
most important: 1998 rose bowl. though most of us thought the victory was a foregone conclusion.
most exciting: braylonfest against msu. close second to ND under the lights and last second TD against PSU after Carr pleads for a few more seconds.
most dominating: 1997 on the road against PSU. That romp was totally unexpected.
craziest: beating illini in 10 OTs after Forcier comes in to relieve Denard. Brabb's last second game winning kick against Wash (2002?) was also pretty crazy considering the too many men on the field on the previous play; missed kick.
best Bo-coached game: defeating defending champ Miami at home in 1984 and picking off Kosar 6 or 7 times. UM ended up 6-6.
|5 weeks 10 hours ago||well||
Great athlete but mediocre shooter and ball handler. Plus undersized a bit. Good luck GRIII but anothet year at UM would have been better.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||HRs||
Down the LF line and RF line. And he is a + defender and baserunner. With his size and athleticism he has some serious upside. At worst he is a 4th OF that can play all 3 positions.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||well||
You need to revisit the minors stats for those guys
|5 weeks 6 days ago||JD||
I couldnt believe Houston cut this guy and the tigers got him for nothing. I was stoked based on his minors stats. He may be a solid RF for years to come.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||well||
if getting seven figures guaranteed is being screwed, bring it.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||hmmm||
let's see. as a bulls opponent i would definitely key my defense on stauskus and let d rose run free.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||nik||
can attack the rim better than any of those guys you listed. i think that is what sets him apart.
|7 weeks 23 hours ago||disagree||
your numbers may be accurate but i think your analysis is wrong. you realize that verlander has a two-seam fastball and a four-seemer, right? he typically uses the two-seemer in the early innings and tries to paint the corners. that is his 92 mph fastball.
when he is on, he doesn't need to use the four-seemer that often early on. however, his control has been off this year; including last nite. i was there and he had a number of 96 mph fastballs when he was in trouble. he has no problem hitting 95+ when he wants to.
his problem is location. pure and simple.
|7 weeks 23 hours ago||c'mon||
i read somewhere that his avg fastball has dropped from 94.4 mph to 94.0 this year. it could be PEDs. or could be that he aged from 30 to 31 this year. he can still run it up there to 97 when he wants. there is no issue with his stuff. it's all about location/control.
|7 weeks 23 hours ago||smyly||
he's doing just fine; especially for a first-year starter. they best leave him alone and let him get his 30 starts.
|7 weeks 23 hours ago||other than sanchez???||
did you forget about cabrera and v martinez? they've been outstanding.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||correct||
he obviously still has great stuff, but his command is not what it used to be. he used to paint the corners with his fastball; especially the early innings using just his cutter. now, he misses a lot. he also has lost control of his breaking ball. he leaves it up in the zone a lot and it gets punished a lot. and that's when it's in the strike zone.
hopefully, it's just a matter of finding his groove again and maintaining consistency with his pitches.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||ray||
i don't think smyly rotted in the pen last year. he pitched a lot of quality innings. from what i saw, ray can be tough on lefties. fastball and change up is enough for bullpen work. coke can't get anyone out anymore; not even lefties.