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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby West » Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:22 pm

Farquhar would be a good add right now if he isn't already gone in your league.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby jackie hayes » Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:54 pm

West wrote:Farquhar would be a good add right now if he isn't already gone in your league.


He entered the game in the 8th, then the M's scored 2 in the top of the 9th. Would he have stayed in the game if it had been a save situation entering the 9th?
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby Havok1517 » Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:13 am

jackie hayes wrote:
West wrote:Farquhar would be a good add right now if he isn't already gone in your league.


He entered the game in the 8th, then the M's scored 2 in the top of the 9th. Would he have stayed in the game if it had been a save situation entering the 9th?


He really isn't the prototypical closer stuff or size so I think Melina or Perez in a committee might be safer bet. Also, Pryor and Capps could be factors later in the season.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby jackie hayes » Sun Aug 04, 2013 9:20 am

Havok1517 wrote:
jackie hayes wrote:
West wrote:Farquhar would be a good add right now if he isn't already gone in your league.


He entered the game in the 8th, then the M's scored 2 in the top of the 9th. Would he have stayed in the game if it had been a save situation entering the 9th?


He really isn't the prototypical closer stuff or size so I think Melina or Perez in a committee might be safer bet. Also, Pryor and Capps could be factors later in the season.


Size, yes, but stuff? Mid-90s fb plus a slider, high k-rate. What's uncloserish?
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby West » Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:28 pm

Havok1517 wrote:
jackie hayes wrote:
West wrote:Farquhar would be a good add right now if he isn't already gone in your league.


He entered the game in the 8th, then the M's scored 2 in the top of the 9th. Would he have stayed in the game if it had been a save situation entering the 9th?


He really isn't the prototypical closer stuff or size so I think Melina or Perez in a committee might be safer bet. Also, Pryor and Capps could be factors later in the season.


Yep, Farquhar's still the guy to own.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby cardsfan » Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:35 pm

I'd venture to guess Farquhar has the closers job to lose in Seattle.

Nice call West. ;-D
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby Havok1517 » Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:38 pm

jackie hayes wrote:
Havok1517 wrote:
jackie hayes wrote:
He entered the game in the 8th, then the M's scored 2 in the top of the 9th. Would he have stayed in the game if it had been a save situation entering the 9th?


He really isn't the prototypical closer stuff or size so I think Melina or Perez in a committee might be safer bet. Also, Pryor and Capps could be factors later in the season.


Size, yes, but stuff? Mid-90s fb plus a slider, high k-rate. What's uncloserish?


Stuff may not be the best choice of words though I prefer more velocity on the fastball for a closer. His location has been spotty in the past and he has a tendency to get hit hard on occasion. Plus, add in the fact that he's small framed, I seriously doubt he can last as a closer at the major league level and is likely better suited for a setup committee.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby cardsfan » Sun Aug 04, 2013 6:35 pm

Geez, this Angela pen is a mess. De La Rosa anyone?
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby West » Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:57 pm

Havok1517 wrote:
jackie hayes wrote:
Havok1517 wrote:
He really isn't the prototypical closer stuff or size so I think Melina or Perez in a committee might be safer bet. Also, Pryor and Capps could be factors later in the season.


Size, yes, but stuff? Mid-90s fb plus a slider, high k-rate. What's uncloserish?


Stuff may not be the best choice of words though I prefer more velocity on the fastball for a closer. His location has been spotty in the past and he has a tendency to get hit hard on occasion. Plus, add in the fact that he's small framed, I seriously doubt he can last as a closer at the major league level and is likely better suited for a setup committee.


I think Farquhar will be fine. He's been lights out since the break.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby Shermanator » Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:08 pm

cardsfan wrote:Geez, this Angela pen is a mess. De La Rosa anyone?

My sentiments exactly......I picked up DeLaRosa as a speculative add, and the stars aligned today when Frieri imploded again, only to see DLR come in and serve up two hits to blow the save.

So going forward, where are we at with this closer situation in LAA?
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