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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD (PRE-SEASON)

Postby isayfujobu » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:07 pm

This Boggs implosion is getting pretty epic. I hate closers.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD (PRE-SEASON)

Postby majawi85 » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:13 pm

isayfujobu wrote:This Boggs implosion is getting pretty epic. I hate closers.


Same team of mine has him and Cishek (and not a closer, but Dickey...my pitching has juts plummeted in a few days). I seriously want to drop them both right now for...ANYONE else. Frustrating.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD (PRE-SEASON)

Postby twinkypoop » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:43 pm

isayfujobu wrote:This Boggs implosion is getting pretty epic. I hate closers.


I have Boggs in all three of my teams. Who is next in line?
C: Vogt
1B: Goldschmidt
2B Wong
3B: Zimmerman
SS: Reyes
CI: Rizzo
MI: Bogaerts
OF: Harper, Springer, Pederson, Castillo
Util: Gallo
Bench: Kemp, Semien

SP: Hamels, G Richards, Odorizzi, Bauer, Syndergaard, J Nelson, McCullers
RP: Jansen, Allen, Axford
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD (PRE-SEASON)

Postby Skin Blues » Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:09 pm

Rosenthal, the guy who actually blew the save, is next in line. Boggs didn't have it, and the IBBs certainly didn't help his overall line. Neither did Alphabet allowing all three inherited runners to score.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD (PRE-SEASON)

Postby eneric » Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:27 pm

So any chance Axford rights the ship and gets the closer gig back? He did last year
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD (PRE-SEASON)

Postby jackie hayes » Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:32 pm

eneric wrote:So any chance Axford rights the ship and gets the closer gig back? He did last year


That seems to be the plan.

"I told (Axford) I want him to be our closer, and how we think is the best way to get him back in that role, which is pretty much what we did with him last year (in the middle of the season)," said Roenicke.

"We'll put him back in wherever it's going to be, sixth (inning), seventh, maybe eighth, and let him get his stuff back. Once he gets his stuff back, we'll put him back in that role again."


http://www.jsonline.com/sports/brewers/ ... 30871.html
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD (PRE-SEASON)

Postby Ender » Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:35 pm

TitsMcGahee wrote:Big Jim Henderson got the save today. Allowed 0 ER, 1 H with 2 K in 1 IP


The one hit was off the 3B glove too. Though it took him like 800 pitches to get the save and the final out would have been a HR earlier in the game, the wind shifted in the park which saved him.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD (PRE-SEASON)

Postby kevinbaseballer » Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:11 pm

Would you rather have Boggs or Henderson the rest of the way?
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD (PRE-SEASON)

Postby AHF » Tue Apr 09, 2013 12:21 am

majawi85 wrote:Aaron Crow is getting the save op for the Royals right now. What's goin on there?


Both Holland and Herrera pitched two days in a row and the manager said he wasn't going to use either of them tonight.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD (PRE-SEASON)

Postby West » Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:37 am

kevinbaseballer wrote:Would you rather have Boggs or Henderson the rest of the way?


Ranking the interims/next in lines:
Fujikawa
Benoit
Boggs
Henderson
Herrera
Rosenthal
Crow

Reasoning being that I see Fujikawa having the best shot at taking the job and running with it. The Cubs have a lot of incentive to getting Marmol some saves before the trade deadline but he is just that bad. Benoit only has to deal with Valverde coming up from the minors. If he establishes himself in the role he should be good. Leyland has already said he wants him there. Boggs has Rosenthal breathing down his neck and Motte may be back eventually. Henderson/Boggs are really close in my mind but if I had to pick one I'd roll with Boggs. Honestly it's hard to believe they're not owned in 100% of leagues right now so I can't see anyone having to make that choice. The Brewers want Axford closing games, but it all depends on whether he gets his stuff/velocity back and RRR is going to let him work the 6th and 7th innings for a little while to get there in non-pressure situations. If he gets it back then Henderson is just a 1-2 week stopgap.

Holland's velocity is fine and he is just pressing right now. I don't see Herrera as a lock for anything as the Royals have tons of options in the pen.
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