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We're Going Streaking: Jays (8-17) at Yankees (15-8), May 1st - 3rd

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Re: We're Going Streaking: Jays (8-17) at Yankees (15-8), May 1st - 3rd 

Post#61 » by vaff87 » Wed May 3, 2017 11:32 pm

Why does Aaron Judge think he's Wayne Gretzky?
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Post#62 » by BigLeagueChew » Wed May 3, 2017 11:32 pm

Judge should be slugging at least .800 with his height.
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Post#63 » by Raider917 » Wed May 3, 2017 11:40 pm

this division seems weaker than ever.
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Re: We're Going Streaking: Jays (8-17) at Yankees (15-8), May 1st - 3rd 

Post#64 » by Schad » Wed May 3, 2017 11:48 pm

Raider917 wrote:this division seems weaker than ever.


How so? The Yankees and Orioles are currently 3rd and 4th in the league by record, and Boston's rather good at baseball themselves. Not at all unthinkable that the division could have three teams win 90+ and make the playoffs.
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Post#65 » by Dan2087 » Wed May 3, 2017 11:50 pm

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Post#66 » by Natural11 » Thu May 4, 2017 12:28 am

This ump receive a call from MLB between innings? Some pretty iffy strike calls there.
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Post#67 » by BigLeagueChew » Thu May 4, 2017 12:32 am

Will guess Stroman tweaked something. :(
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Post#68 » by Natural11 » Thu May 4, 2017 1:13 am

Tapera has a great arm but he just can't hit his spots reliably. Bit of a stretch there from Dan and Buck to suggest he could replace Biagini's role in the future. He has a ways to go, if he will ever get there.
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Re: We're Going Streaking: Jays (8-17) at Yankees (15-8), May 1st - 3rd 

Post#69 » by Schad » Thu May 4, 2017 1:18 am

Credit to Gibby: he has been bringing in Biagini, who is our de facto setup guy these days, for every high-leverage situation he can, no matter the inning. He has the second-highest game leverage of any pitcher in baseball with 10+ IP.
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Post#70 » by BigLeagueChew » Thu May 4, 2017 1:34 am

Schad wrote:Credit to Gibby: he has been bringing in Biagini, who is our de facto setup guy these days, for every high-leverage situation he can, no matter the inning. He has the second-highest game leverage of any pitcher in baseball with 10+ IP.


What is the highest possible leverage you can have in a ball game? Fangraphs shows Biagini's appearance as 4.35 for pLI for getting a single out.
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Re: We're Going Streaking: Jays (8-17) at Yankees (15-8), May 1st - 3rd 

Post#71 » by Schad » Thu May 4, 2017 1:42 am

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Schad wrote:Credit to Gibby: he has been bringing in Biagini, who is our de facto setup guy these days, for every high-leverage situation he can, no matter the inning. He has the second-highest game leverage of any pitcher in baseball with 10+ IP.


What is the highest possible leverage you can have in a ball game? Fangraphs shows Biagini's appearance as 4.35 for pLI for getting a single out.


2.0 or more is considered high leverage, so 4.35 is very high. I honestly don't know where it maxes...the highest-leverage moment in baseball history was apparently an 8.27 (that was 1-0 with two outs and runners on 2nd and 3rd in the bottom of the 9th of the 1962 World Series, with Willie McCovey hitting):

http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/the-highest-leverage-moments-in-baseball-history/
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Post#72 » by BigLeagueChew » Thu May 4, 2017 1:51 am

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2.0 or more is considered high leverage, so 4.35 is very high. I honestly don't know where it maxes...the highest-leverage moment in baseball history was apparently an 8.27 (that was 1-0 with two outs and runners on 2nd and 3rd in the bottom of the 9th of the 1962 World Series, with Willie McCovey hitting):

http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/the-highest-leverage-moments-in-baseball-history/

Thanks and now after a few more batters, Biagini's leverage went down to 1.95 for this game. Those empty bases starting the inning screwed him over but it makes sense later in ball games and close score, important ball game.
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Re: We're Going Streaking: Jays (8-17) at Yankees (15-8), May 1st - 3rd 

Post#73 » by So_Fresh » Thu May 4, 2017 1:56 am

Biagini is sooo good. My favorite Blue Jay by far.

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Post#74 » by ldnk » Thu May 4, 2017 2:05 am

Apparantely having Biagini throw 500 pitches on top of constantly having to bail the bullpen out isn't a good combination. Why he is throwing 40+ pitches in a relief appearance is beyond me.
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Post#75 » by spykelee » Thu May 4, 2017 2:09 am

WTF was that Biagini? Why would you even look anywhere other than first base.

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Post#77 » by BigLeagueChew » Thu May 4, 2017 2:12 am

ldnk wrote:Apparantely having Biagini throw 500 pitches on top of constantly having to bail the bullpen out isn't a good combination. Why he is throwing 40+ pitches in a relief appearance is beyond me.

Their are a number of reasons. First hes really good, also Stroman left the game early and we have to make up for it elsewhere. Also, 3 of these hits were complete bs and we probably jinxed him.
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Post#79 » by polo007 » Thu May 4, 2017 2:20 am

BigLeagueChew wrote:Will guess Stroman tweaked something. :(

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Post#80 » by dagger » Thu May 4, 2017 2:41 am

For those who think the AL East is weak, consider that Gary Sanchez has only played in five games before being sidelined, and is finishing up a rehab at Syracuse tomorrow. The Yankees surely have a shot, and they still have a couple of good farmhands - including SS Gleyber Torres, a top 10 prospect in all of baseball - they could deal off for another starting pitcher.
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