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Re: Rangers vs Jays - Aug 12-14 - More Vlad, Bo, Biggio 

Post#101 » by Cyrus » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:40 pm

Lateral Quicks wrote:I just watched Odor's home run from last night's game. He hit it with the Rangers down 17-2 at the time, and it may be the most pimped HR of all time. We're talking next, next level pimping. LOL.


Yup that strut at the end killed me lol :lol: plus the bubble gum blow
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Re: Rangers vs Jays - Aug 12-14 - More Vlad, Bo, Biggio 

Post#102 » by dagger » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:47 pm

I wonder what it would take to get Grichuk going a month sooner.


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Re: Rangers vs Jays - Aug 12-14 - More Vlad, Bo, Biggio 

Post#103 » by gundysmullet » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:20 am

I’m listening on the radio and Chris Leroux is really enjoyable to listen to.
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Re: Rangers vs Jays - Aug 12-14 - More Vlad, Bo, Biggio 

Post#104 » by gundysmullet » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:21 am

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Lateral Quicks wrote:I just watched Odor's home run from last night's game. He hit it with the Rangers down 17-2 at the time, and it may be the most pimped HR of all time. We're talking next, next level pimping. LOL.


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Re: Rangers vs Jays - Aug 12-14 - More Vlad, Bo, Biggio 

Post#105 » by Schad » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:22 am

Lost in the performance of the offense is the bit where the pitching staff has been weirdly competent...I had expected a lot of 8-7 losses. Instead, in the previous 15 games they've allowed 3.7 runs/game with reasonable-enough components, and that's not bad even when considering the seven games against Baltimore/KC. And it's downright shocking when at least once a game someone takes the mound that I'm not entirely sure is a professional baseball player.
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Re: Rangers vs Jays - Aug 12-14 - More Vlad, Bo, Biggio 

Post#106 » by Schad » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:27 am

Grichuk is the Terminator...he's at his most dangerous right after you've concluded that he's dead for good this time.
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Re: Rangers vs Jays - Aug 12-14 - More Vlad, Bo, Biggio 

Post#107 » by Fairview4Life » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:12 am

dagger wrote:I wonder what it would take to get Grichuk going a month sooner.


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Re: Rangers vs Jays - Aug 12-14 - More Vlad, Bo, Biggio 

Post#108 » by LLJ » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:23 pm

Humiliating the Rangers never gets old
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Re: Rangers vs Jays - Aug 12-14 - More Vlad, Bo, Biggio 

Post#109 » by GoRapstheoriginal » Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:13 am

To bad we couldn't complete the sweep.
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Re: Mariners vs Jays - Aug 16-18 

Post#110 » by BigLeagueChew » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:22 pm

Waguespack tonight , game 2 and 3 Jays starters/openers unannounced.
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Re: Mariners vs Jays - Aug 16-18 

Post#111 » by BigLeagueChew » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:47 pm

Lefty masher Fisher lol
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Re: Mariners vs Jays - Aug 16-18 

Post#112 » by vaff87 » Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:04 am

LOL, impressive HR, Vladdy.
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Re: Mariners vs Jays - Aug 16-18 

Post#113 » by BigLeagueChew » Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:34 am

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Split          AB   BA  OBP  SLG   OPS BAbip sOPS+
April/March   110 .245 .303 .418  .721  .319    94
May           103 .214 .281 .398  .679  .258    80
June          100 .220 .278 .440  .718  .254    86
July           80 .238 .282 .375  .657  .288    72
August         51 .333 .370 .745 1.115  .387   171

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I         Split   BA  OBP  SLG  OPS tOPS+
    April/March .203 .271 .374 .646    69
            May .232 .287 .416 .704    83
           June .239 .291 .513 .804   104
           July .250 .307 .474 .781   102
         August .293 .325 .602 .927   134
       Sept/Oct .257 .301 .509 .810   107


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Re: Mariners vs Jays - Aug 16-18 

Post#114 » by Schad » Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:57 am

It's utterly mental. I mean, you can get fluctuations in BABIP, some players are genuinely slow starters, whatever...but he's consistently terrible through at least the first half of the season, before going on a tear late. This is four years in a row where he was posting trash numbers into at least mid-July. Here's the latest date where he had a sub-.700 OPS, and the season end number:

2016: July 31st. Finished year at .769.
2017: July 21st. Finished at .758.
2018: July 14th. Finished at .803.
2019: July 31st. Currently .752.
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Re: Mariners vs Jays - Aug 16-18 

Post#115 » by Lateral Quicks » Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:56 pm

I think we can safely rule out the ignominy of 100 losses. With 37 games left, the team needs to win at least 11 games (~30% win rate) to avoid that fate.

They've actually been playing much better ball recently, to the point where 70 wins isn't totally out of the question. Probably a stretch though with this rotation and the matchups the rest of the way - would need to go 18 wins and 19 losses to close it out.
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Re: Mariners vs Jays - Aug 16-18 

Post#116 » by Cyrus » Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:27 pm

Lateral Quicks wrote:I think we can safely rule out the ignominy of 100 losses. With 37 games left, the team needs to win at least 11 games (~30% win rate) to avoid that fate.

They've actually been playing much better ball recently, to the point where 70 wins isn't totally out of the question. Probably a stretch though with this rotation and the matchups the rest of the way - would need to go 18 wins and 19 losses to close it out.


Also helps to play trash teams, though they did split against yanks, so there is some sprinkle success, but winning 2 out of 3 against texas or kc, or Baltimore, isn't really anything to sing about.
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Re: Mariners vs Jays - Aug 16-18 

Post#117 » by Cyrus » Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:27 pm

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Re: Mariners vs Jays - Aug 16-18 

Post#118 » by BigLeagueChew » Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:07 pm

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Lateral Quicks wrote:I think we can safely rule out the ignominy of 100 losses. With 37 games left, the team needs to win at least 11 games (~30% win rate) to avoid that fate.

They've actually been playing much better ball recently, to the point where 70 wins isn't totally out of the question. Probably a stretch though with this rotation and the matchups the rest of the way - would need to go 18 wins and 19 losses to close it out.


Also helps to play trash teams, though they did split against yanks, so there is some sprinkle success, but winning 2 out of 3 against texas or kc, or Baltimore, isn't really anything to sing about.

Am looking forward to our next series, where we're expected to face Kershaw+, maybe even Ryu. With the top 4 of our order seeimgly being above average, the rest of our lineup only has to average for our team to be a top offensive club.

Edit: Seems right now it will be Kershaw,Buehler and Maeda.
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Re: Mariners vs Jays - Aug 16-18 

Post#119 » by BigLeagueChew » Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:22 pm

Baserunning mistake by Bichette, this is the time to make them.
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Re: Mariners vs Jays - Aug 16-18 

Post#120 » by Schad » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:23 pm

You can see why the team wanted Bichette to use his two-strike swing all the time. He's obviously proven very adept with the leg kick as well, but the two-strike swing is so mechanically simple and generates easy power.
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