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Postby TheYanks04 » Wed Mar 30, 2005 11:19 pm

ST stats are meaningless, but nevertheless, the overhype and/or the ever vigilant apologist crew can start the spinning on these "noteable"/dubious draft selections:

Vazquez...
Javier Vazquel was roughed up by the White Sox today, allowing nine runs in five innings.
Vazquez's stuff was fine, but he left far too many pitches up. ''Actually, I felt stronger today than ever,'' Vazquez said. ''Maybe I felt too strong and I wanted to throw the ball by everybody or something.'' He'll carry a 6.66 ERA into his Opening Day start.

Brown...a 5.96 ERA this Spring...yes why wouldn't you sit Wright instead.

Jose Contreras...7.11 ERA (but everyone knows he stinks so not such news).

Ryan Dempster has a stunning 11.2 ERA

Dotel an 8.31 going into today.

Cliff Lee has an 8 ERA

Victor Zambrano a 7.62 ERA

G. Rusch has a 9.00 ERA

....it should be noted that Chan Ho Park is competitive with his 6.29 ERA. Only K. Brown has had a better SPring of those listed above.
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Postby mrmarley » Wed Mar 30, 2005 11:29 pm

Off that menu, I'll have some Vazquez, Dotel, and just a small side of Brown. Not too interested in the others.

Oh, almost forgot...is RJ in the kitchen tonight? Pigeon for desert please.
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Postby nsulham » Wed Mar 30, 2005 11:56 pm

Yanks it's too bad you are perpetually vindictive and negative towards almost everything in your posts, because you're an informative guy without it.
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Postby jbones733 » Thu Mar 31, 2005 12:03 am

on the other hand

ya had Zito & Escobar go 6 & 7 innings respectively each allowng 1 tiny run ;-D
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Postby Jack-In-A-Box » Thu Mar 31, 2005 1:01 am

jbones733 wrote:on the other hand

ya had Zito & Escobar go 6 & 7 innings respectively each allowng 1 tiny run ;-D


Add the highly underrated Livan Hernandez to the list of guys that are truly in midseason form. From CBS-Livan Hernandez, SP WAS

News: Livan Hernandez worked eight innings in Wednesday's spring game against Atlanta, allowing only one earned run and six hits. He also struck out six batters.

Analysis: Hernandez has worked 14 innings over his past two starts and declared himself ready to roll for the regular season opener on April 4 at Philadelphia
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