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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby kaiser » Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:31 am

Mets' Parnell could be heading to the DL. Rotoworld suggests Ardsma as a possible replacement. ESPN think Latroy Hawkins is next in line.

Anyone have an opinion? Mets fans, who has been getting the eighth inning work?
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby jackie hayes » Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:45 am

kaiser wrote:Mets' Parnell could be heading to the DL. Rotoworld suggests Ardsma as a possible replacement. ESPN think Latroy Hawkins is next in line.

Anyone have an opinion? Mets fans, who has been getting the eighth inning work?


Terry Collins has no opinion, at least. :-D

Collins did not know who his closer would have been Sunday had it come to that.

David Aardsma attempted to close Friday night and blew his opportunity. He also yielded the game-winning home run Saturday in the 12th inning of a tie game.


http://www.northjersey.com/sports/21832 ... to_DL.html

Oh, and I don't know what to think of the story, but Aardsma's tweets following his blown save are fun:

http://deadspin.com/david-aardsmas-bed- ... 1012095006
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby bigh0rt » Mon Aug 05, 2013 2:16 pm

kaiser wrote:Mets' Parnell could be heading to the DL. Rotoworld suggests Ardsma as a possible replacement. ESPN think Latroy Hawkins is next in line.

Anyone have an opinion? Mets fans, who has been getting the eighth inning work?

Hawkins has seemed to be their 8th inning guy, but I'd rather have my testicles gnawed off than have him close games for the Mets. It'd likely be some sort of committee.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby Ray Zorback » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:12 pm

I just dropped Nelson Cruz for LaTroy Hawkins.

Never thought I would say that.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby West » Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:19 pm

Fields staying on for the 9th tonight vs. BOS. Probably the least unattractive of all the closing options for HOU. He has been slow to get going since coming off the DL but was always viewed as the closer of the future for HOU.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby West » Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:25 pm

And he striked out all 4 batters he faces for the save. Ladies and gentlemen, may I present the front runner for the Houston job.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby Millhouse » Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:01 pm

Farquhar warming up with Seattle leading 9-7....closer, right? Well, maybe not, because he's warming up IN THE SIXTH INNING!!

WTH?
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby cardsfan » Wed Aug 07, 2013 7:22 pm

Farquhar's job to run with. He's been pitching very, very well. I like his chances to keep the closers role the rest of the season. Over/under 10 saves the rest of the season? I'm going over
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby Millhouse » Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:55 pm

cardsfan wrote:Farquhar's job to run with. He's been pitching very, very well. I like his chances to keep the closers role the rest of the season. Over/under 10 saves the rest of the season? I'm going over


Yup, turns out he must've just been getting loose in the 6th...came in, one hit, struck out two, pretty clean save. I'd take the over on 10 saves, too. Hell, if Brandon League can get 14....
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby cardsfan » Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:50 pm

Damn you Fields....why I trusted this bum in the first place?!
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