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Re: The Other Ricky

Postby The_Show » Sat Jul 03, 2010 6:26 pm

Have to take the good with the bad I suppose. Still a pretty ugly line against NYY though:

2.2 IP, 7 H, 8 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
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Re: The Other Ricky

Postby mweir145 » Sat Jul 03, 2010 6:38 pm

First time I've ever seen him rattled and definitely the worst start of his short career. That 3rd inning was just brutal and was even worse knowing that he would have been out of it if a few defensive plays had been made. It was fear of outings like this against great offensive teams that kept me from taking the bet in the first place.

Fortunately, though, I didn't start him today. I hope others had the same idea.
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Re: The Other Ricky

Postby thatguy27 » Sun Jul 04, 2010 2:45 pm

mweir145 wrote:First time I've ever seen him rattled and definitely the worst start of his short career. That 3rd inning was just brutal and was even worse knowing that he would have been out of it if a few defensive plays had been made. It was fear of outings like this against great offensive teams that kept me from taking the bet in the first place.

Fortunately, though, I didn't start him today. I hope others had the same idea.


I started him because he had a fairly solid line in his outing against the Yanks; albeit, it was at home and I should have known the results weren't likely to be quite so nice in New York. Do you think it was nothing more than a bad outing against a great offense, as you alluded to, or indicative of things to come? I don't know why but, as dominant as Romero has been at times this season, I still get an uneasy feeling every time I see his name in my lineup...
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Re: The Other Ricky

Postby mweir145 » Sun Jul 04, 2010 5:13 pm

I don't see any reason to think he won't be fine, but he's going to be facing NYY/BOS/TAM a lot down the stretch. I would be careful with starting him on the road against some of those teams (check his home/road splits, they are significant).
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Re: The Other Ricky

Postby thatguy27 » Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:15 pm

mweir145 wrote:I don't see any reason to think he won't be fine, but he's going to be facing NYY/BOS/TAM a lot down the stretch. I would be careful with starting him on the road against some of those teams (check his home/road splits, they are significant).


Thanks. ;-D
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Re: The Other Ricky

Postby rookies and cream » Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:30 pm

Update:

Santana
ERA: 3.66
WHIP: 1.33
W-L: 8-4
K: 85


Romero
ERA: 3.69
WHIP: 1.39
W-L: 5-5
K: 90
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Re: The Other Ricky

Postby thatguy27 » Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:45 pm

rookies and cream wrote:Update:

Santana
ERA: 3.66
WHIP: 1.33
W-L: 8-4
K: 85


Romero
ERA: 3.69
WHIP: 1.39
W-L: 5-5
K: 90


Tight race except for Wins, which I doubt should be considered for purposes of the bet. Unless the bet was who will be more useful in a standard 5x5 league.
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Re: The Other Ricky

Postby mweir145 » Mon Jul 05, 2010 5:08 pm

thatguy27 wrote:
rookies and cream wrote:Update:

Santana
ERA: 3.66
WHIP: 1.33
W-L: 8-4
K: 85


Romero
ERA: 3.69
WHIP: 1.39
W-L: 5-5
K: 90


Tight race except for Wins, which I doubt should be considered for purposes of the bet. Unless the bet was who will be more useful in a standard 5x5 league.

I think that's exactly what it was, though.

Edit:
With the Jays losing like 12 of their last 15, they've fallen into a tie with the A's (41-42). And with the teams' schedules in the 2nd half, I'm starting to not like my chances with Aussie's bet. :-°
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Re: The Other Ricky

Postby rookies and cream » Mon Jul 05, 2010 5:47 pm

mweir145 wrote:
thatguy27 wrote:
rookies and cream wrote:Update:

Santana
ERA: 3.66
WHIP: 1.33
W-L: 8-4
K: 85


Romero
ERA: 3.69
WHIP: 1.39
W-L: 5-5
K: 90


Tight race except for Wins, which I doubt should be considered for purposes of the bet. Unless the bet was who will be more useful in a standard 5x5 league.

I think that's exactly what it was, though.

Edit:
With the Jays losing like 12 of their last 15, they've fallen into a tie with the A's (41-42). And with the teams' schedules in the 2nd half, I'm starting to not like my chances with Aussie's bet. :-°


Yep, that's what the bet was. Wins matter.
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Re: The Other Ricky

Postby AussieDodger » Mon Jul 05, 2010 11:36 pm

mweir145 wrote:With the Jays losing like 12 of their last 15, they've fallen into a tie with the A's (41-42). And with the teams' schedules in the 2nd half, I'm starting to not like my chances with Aussie's bet. :-°


The old schedule excuse :-b
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