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Discussion in 'Los Angeles Dodgers' started by BUDSFAULT, Apr 13, 2018.

  1. BUDSFAULT

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    Matt Kemp - Still blows

    Regular season Kike - Still mediocre

    Logan Forsythe - GAWD!!

    Barnes - Play him more

    Joc - Seriously?

    Ethier - Better optin than Joc and Kemp

    Toles - Better option than Kemp, Joc and Ethier

    Team lacks infielder depth if Farmer is a fucking option.

    Miss - Turner and Morrow
     



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    That's why I don't throw opinions out there? You are right about Forsythe, and Kiki is mediocre, but that's all we need our utility plates to b?
    "just my opinion":)
     
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    Yeah, the guy with 38 games played over the last 2.5 seasons is the better "optin".
     
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    Post doesn't look so good now, does it?
     
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    It was a dumb post then and it's an even dumber post now with Joc and Kemp mashing. But Ethier's the "better optin". Barnes is also slugging .259, though I thought he'd be pretty good.

    Kike's a league average bat, but he can play almost every position. He's a valuable player.

    Oh yeah, and Toles is only 43rd in the PCL in OPS.
     
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    Kershaw isn't what he used to be. I think he's like a 6th inning pitcher now. Maeda blows even as a reliever. Kenley Janson can't throw more than 93. A lot of 91's He stinks on ice now. But I still like our chances.
     
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    He's averaging 6.2 IP/S this year. While it's lower than previous years for Kershaw, he's still going deeper into games than the majority of the league. He ranks 8th among NL starting pitchers. There's only 14 starting pitchers that averaged 6+ innings this year. In 2016, there were 23 NL pitchers averaging 6+ IP per start. There were 41 NL starting pitchers averaging 6+ innings in 2014.

    2018 National League Starting Pitching | Baseball-Reference.com

    Even guys like Jon Lester who averaged 6+ innings most of his career have been under that mark.

    But yeah, this isn't the Kershaw of 2011-17. He has his worst FIP and xFIP since 2010 (3.19 for both), and he's still been a great pitcher. The dude hasn't had a sub-3 ERA since his rookie year.
     
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    Well the Atlanta game Kershaw kept his pitch count down. New strategy how to pitch? Hopefully he can do that for now on. Then he'll go 7 or 8. But 7 would be great.
     
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    Enjoy Manny. As an Oriole fan, I will miss our former GG superstar, but he is happier, now. :pout:

    Good luck in the WS!:yo:
     
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    Not looking good as Boston goes up two runs. Steve Pearce with six RBI in his last three at-bats. Boston is tough but if the Dodgers get back tonight, this could be a series.