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2017-18 Cleveland Indians Offseason

Discussion in '(MLB) Cleveland Indians' started by 3 Ball...GOT IT, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. CavsFanJapan

    CavsFanJapan US NAVY, RETIRED

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    Tribe avoid arbitration with Zmac by giving him $2.45mil for next year. Wow! Does he realize that if he had another pitch he could have commanded $4.9mil?
     
  2. BimboColesHair

    BimboColesHair Eating every fucking chicken

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    Fun fact.

    Zach McAllister didn’t even lead his own team in FB% last season.

    Also, had the most valuable fastball on the team, and the 24th most valuable fastball in all of baseball among relievers.

    Shame on Zack for spamming a good pitch!
     
  3. macbdog

    macbdog Resident Luddite

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    .....I'm pretty sure his post was sarcasm.
     
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  4. Kevalier

    Kevalier It could be worse.

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    I'm officially all in on the Tribe finding a way to deal for Andrew McCutchen. His OPS against LHP last season was absolutely remarkable (1.131!) which would be a welcome addition to our all lefty lineup in the outfield. He wouldn't require an enormous financial commitment with only one year left on his contract at $14 million, while also not costing the Tribe any of their top prospects especially considering what the Pirates settled for in the Gerrit Cole deal.

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  5. AZ_

    AZ_ Hall-of-Famer

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    Given that the Pirates value mediocre prospects with big league experience, I’d imagine there’s a fit with almost anyone.
     
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  6. The Wizard of Moz

    The Wizard of Moz Lindorable

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    Think they’d be interested in Naquin? It sounds like a perfect fit based on that description
     
  7. Real Deal

    Real Deal Mr 4th Korver

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    Lol I love bimbo

    Fun fact: Zach rarely pitched in high leverage situations and when he did he gave up bombs.

    So when Zach came in garbage time it was simply stat padding (for Bimbo to share how well his fastball is) because the opposing team was wanting to get it over with.
     
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  8. AZ_

    AZ_ Hall-of-Famer

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    Literally gave up 0 home runs in High Leverage situations, per Baseball Reference.
     
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  9. Real Deal

    Real Deal Mr 4th Korver

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    8/5/17, I was there and he shit on me late in the game

    Top 8th inning HR to Headley in a 1-1 game

    Hopefully he stays in mop up duties
     
  10. AZ_

    AZ_ Hall-of-Famer

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    Sigh.

    Indians threads

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  11. Real Deal

    Real Deal Mr 4th Korver

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    Lighten up Boob's, I was really just messing with Bimbo then you come in and get technical like it's a Trump thread.
     
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  12. Out of the Rafters at the Q

    Out of the Rafters at the Q Out of the Rafters

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    In baseball, the team most likely to make the playoffs is probably the team with the best chance to win the WS. If he's saying most likely to win, rather than best on paper, I don't disagree.

    Add in starting pitching, bullpen, and defense, and it's not unreasonable.
     
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  13. Out of the Rafters at the Q

    Out of the Rafters at the Q Out of the Rafters

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    To be fair, Otero's fastball has some sinking action.
     
  14. Lee

    Lee Gold Star Member

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    I dont understand how Real Deal can disagree with this when AZ actually gave zero opinion and only quoted a baseball stats source.

    I guess no reason to let facts get in the way of our opinion.
     
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  15. NorthCoastBias

    NorthCoastBias Champs

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    Looks like he may be San Francisco bound.


    View: https://twitter.com/RobertMurrayFRS/status/952994108888494080
     

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