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Re: Rumble in the jungle - Seattle Foreman's at Toronto Ali's 

Post#101 » by LLJ » Sun May 14, 2017 3:42 pm

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BigLeagueChew wrote:It's really weird how people only like the MVP's but everyone else is somehow easily replaceable. Our lineup sucks right now but why on earth does everyone hate Martin , Tulo and even Bautista so much? MVP or bust.


Probably because we are paying them a combined 60 million to underachieve on a last place team. All 3 are in various stages of decline.


They are in decline but they are not done. They will get hot at some point and over a long MLB season, they will generally give you more than the less talented guys who may be currently playing well but will fall off at some point
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Re: Rumble in the jungle - Seattle Foreman's at Toronto Ali's 

Post#102 » by JaysRule15 » Sun May 14, 2017 5:34 pm

When pitchers are throwing 3-2 breaking balls to Jose again, you know he's back lol.
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Re: Rumble in the jungle - Seattle Foreman's at Toronto Ali's 

Post#103 » by protothe » Sun May 14, 2017 5:38 pm

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BigLeagueChew wrote:It's really weird how people only like the MVP's but everyone else is somehow easily replaceable. Our lineup sucks right now but why on earth does everyone hate Martin , Tulo and even Bautista so much? MVP or bust.


Probably because we are paying them a combined 60 million to underachieve on a last place team. All 3 are in various stages of decline.


They are in decline but they are not done. They will get hot at some point and over a long MLB season, they will generally give you more than the less talented guys who may be currently playing well but will fall off at some point


Take away the current injuries...Martin and Tulo might actually be worth their contracts.
I agree with Bautista being overpaid, but with 1WAR costing around $6-7million on the open market, Martin and Tulo are right there.

Tulo makes $20mil/year, and his WAR last year was 3.3, so he's actually paid market value.
Martin also makes $20mil/year and is already at 0.9WAR for the year, so well on his way to being paid market value.
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Re: Rumble in the jungle - Seattle Foreman's at Toronto Ali's 

Post#104 » by Tigersrule » Sun May 14, 2017 5:39 pm

Guessing Aaron Sanchez is gonna have another short outing.
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Re: Rumble in the jungle - Seattle Foreman's at Toronto Ali's 

Post#105 » by JaysRule15 » Sun May 14, 2017 5:42 pm

Too lazy to check the stats, but Martin was definitely heating up at the plate during the last 10-12 games before he got injured. His OBP was pretty high too.
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Post#106 » by JaysRule15 » Sun May 14, 2017 5:49 pm

Damn, Pearce...

Even when things go right, they go wrong. This team man.
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Post#107 » by Tigersrule » Sun May 14, 2017 5:52 pm

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Post#108 » by zilby » Sun May 14, 2017 6:22 pm

Wow. Really interesting to hear. Arash just mentioned on the broadcast that Gibby and Shatkins met with the Spurs front office and Popovich a few times during the year to get advice on running a sports team.
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Post#109 » by pilkoids » Sun May 14, 2017 6:29 pm

zilby wrote:Wow. Really interesting to hear. Arash just mentioned on the broadcast that Gibby and Shatkins met with the Spurs front office and Popovich a few times during the year to get advice on running a sports team.


I hope that Spurs "Get better Everyday" banner they put up in the locker wasn't the only takeaway from that meeting. There's a lot to be learned from that organization about scouting/player management/instilling a winning culture.

Also, as for what Gibbons gained from that meeting? "Tim Duncan was a hell of a basketball player". Right.
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Post#110 » by johanliebert » Sun May 14, 2017 6:36 pm

zilby wrote:Wow. Really interesting to hear. Arash just mentioned on the broadcast that Gibby and Shatkins met with the Spurs front office and Popovich a few times during the year to get advice on running a sports team.

he teach them how to get david robinson/duncan/manu/tony through the door?
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Post#111 » by jaymeister15 » Sun May 14, 2017 6:41 pm

How many infield hits have the mariners got the last couple days?

Don't really think that one should have been overturned based on they had

And more bad luck...
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Post#112 » by BigLeagueChew » Sun May 14, 2017 6:45 pm

BS run. Good to see Sanchez back out there.
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Post#113 » by jaymeister15 » Sun May 14, 2017 6:53 pm

Really nice to have Maile out there to balance out the lineup.
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Post#114 » by Tigersrule » Sun May 14, 2017 6:53 pm

Maile can go F himself smh
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Post#115 » by BigLeagueChew » Sun May 14, 2017 6:54 pm

DH for Maile, let the pitchers hit?
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Post#116 » by Lateral Quicks » Sun May 14, 2017 6:56 pm

Maile isn't an offensive dynamo, is he...
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Post#117 » by vaff87 » Sun May 14, 2017 7:07 pm

Lateral Quicks wrote:Maile isn't an offensive dynamo, is he...


We call that "line up balancing", 'round these parts.
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Post#118 » by JaysRule15 » Sun May 14, 2017 7:17 pm

Is it too much to ask for a backup catcher who can hit .200? IS IT?
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Post#119 » by Lateral Quicks » Sun May 14, 2017 7:24 pm

There's no stopping the Smoakster :)
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Post#120 » by BigLeagueChew » Sun May 14, 2017 7:24 pm

Smoak :D
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