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CeeLoGreen wrote:He locked down another save tonight.
5 Ks in 4.1 IP with and ERA under 2.5 and a WHIP under 0.75.
I am not saying he is gonna saves 25 or 30 games, but there is an outside chance. There is no one to challenge him for the job with Cincy jerking around with Wagner's status.
I had the choice of Weathers, Rodney, Worrell and Miceli in my ultra-competitive, big money league and I went with Weathers.
T. Hoffman and D. Weathers stats from last year:
Hoffman: 57.2 IP, 1 Win, 43 Saves, 54 Ks, 2.97 ERA, 1.11 WHIP
Weathers: 77.2 IP, 7 Wins, 15 Saves, 61 Ks, 3.94 ERA, 1.29 WHIP
Again, I am not saying these two are even in the same ballpark, even when their respective teams are playing each other, but considering Weathers was used as a middle relief guy for some of the year, he put up decent numbers.
Seems like people are quick to disregard him perhaps more than any other player.
Any other thoughts out there???
benjapage wrote:this might be wishful thinking, but if coffey can keep up his pace, i think the club might insert him by the break. i'm seeing references all the time that reinforce the reds' desire to see the young guy step up to the role. he has the gas and the mentality--he just needs to prove consistency.
thatohiosportsfan wrote:Oh and for those of you who came to see it...DAVID WEATHERS IS A ROCK SOLID CINCINNATI CLOSER WHO IS THE BEST EVER...
thatohiosportsfan wrote:....no...weathers will keep the job over coffey, if you've watched, or heard coffey pitch, you'd know he's a little too overhyped to be our closer (everyone picked him to be our closer, or closer to be)...he doesn't have great stuff, and is inconsisent (reminiscent of reds bullpen)...but weathers can get it done once in a while, I trust weathers much more than coffey, and unless weathers completely explodes, he'll keep the job...
Oh and for those of you who came to see it...DAVID WEATHERS IS A ROCK SOLID CINCINNATI CLOSER WHO IS THE BEST EVER...
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