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Postby canadastar » Sun Apr 08, 2007 11:02 pm

Do you guys think Josh Johnson will be as nasty as before when he gets back off the DL (target date June 1st)?
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Postby godallahstar » Mon Apr 09, 2007 12:47 am

yep.
plus he played over his head.
his collarbones can't hold that weight permanently.
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Postby SwisherSweet » Mon Apr 09, 2007 12:53 am

he is a stud...everyone doubted him last year...all year...while I rode him to a championship.....Don't doubt the 6ft7 giant.....he is FILTHY
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Postby godallahstar » Mon Apr 09, 2007 12:57 am

oh yeah, he's a stud with that, um ... fastball,
and some mediocre secondary stuff.

just because you picked him up from waivers and got lucky doesn't mean he's an ace by any means.
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Postby SwisherSweet » Mon Apr 09, 2007 2:57 am

uhhh...I drafted him in a dynasty league last year, and he paid big divedends.....His era, whip, and overall performance was outstanding....look at the stats.....they do not lie
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Postby SwisherSweet » Mon Apr 09, 2007 2:59 am

oh yeah....97mph fastball...keep hating on him like everyone did last year....I wish I was in your league
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Postby godallahstar » Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:06 am

i bet you like jered weaver too.
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Postby GreenMonsterGoon » Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:59 am

I have to admit, i did pick him up and throw him on the DL - we'll see is my attitude.
D-Mat, Schilling, Beckett, and Papelbon - Wow!
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Postby Inukchuk » Mon Apr 09, 2007 7:16 am

SwisherSweet wrote:....look at the stats.....they do not lie


You are absolutely right, they don't lie. What they tell me is that his ERA disguised a very mediocre WHIP, which leads me to believe that he was rather lucky last year. Add in the fact that his numbers in the minors were actually pretty poor for a supposed "stud" (3.70ERA, and a horrendous 1.43WHIP), and I believe you got a little (OK, a lot) starstruck by one category...

If he does come off the DL anytime soon, I would expect something along the lines of 170K, 3.80ERA, 1.35WHIP at best (for a full season, of course...)
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