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Dave23

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On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« on: November 04, 2014, 02:51:52 pm »
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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2014, 02:53:37 pm »
I guess we needed a Dan Vogelbach/Left Field free version of On The Farm, haha.

Chris27

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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2014, 10:35:32 pm »

shasson

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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2014, 12:24:11 pm »
Anyone see the Baseball Prospectus write up on Vogelbach last week? Sure would be nice if his scouted-power would occasionally show up in a game. Maybe in Tennessee this year.

From BP:

"He walked four times in this game but seemed generally disgusted by the notion, as though he wasnít happy about not getting to hit but cognizant that itís better than chasing bad pitches and getting out. Vogelbach clearly wants to hit, as itís the only thing he does well on a baseball field, and he attacks hittable pitches when he gets them."

"His raw power is legitimate and is a true plus tool, and combining it with an above-average hit tool and good plate discipline should make for a solid everyday hitter. He may never suit up for the Cubs, with first base blocked by Anthony Rizzo and even that being a stretch of Vogelbachís talents with a glove, but heís going to give some American League team a solid DH for 5-7 years in his prime and should be one of the main pieces the Cubs use when they ultimately decide to trade for pitching help"

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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2014, 12:47:48 pm »
Did you hear Harold Reynolds shilling for the NL style of play during the WS?  He said he played his career in the AL, but being able to see the NL regularly he now favors the NL.  Motivation?  Word is the new commissioner doesn't like the DH, and certainly doesn't like the DH in one league over the other.  Word also is that he would like to do away with it, which surprises me since AL people love it.  To get rid of it, MLB would have to satisfy the union somehow, maybe with another roster spot.  Just reporting.  Don't shoot the messenger.

davep

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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2014, 12:51:13 pm »
Don't worry, Curt.  There are so many reasons to shoot you, being a messanger wouldn't add much.

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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2014, 12:51:15 pm »
I find it hard to believe that in an era of falling offense, they are going to want to take away more offense.  I love 1-0 games, but I think the public would prefer more offense.

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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2014, 12:58:09 pm »
Did you hear Harold Reynolds shilling for the NL style of play during the WS?  He said he played his career in the AL, but being able to see the NL regularly he now favors the NL.  Motivation?  Word is the new commissioner doesn't like the DH, and certainly doesn't like the DH in one league over the other.  Word also is that he would like to do away with it, which surprises me since AL people love it.  To get rid of it, MLB would have to satisfy the union somehow, maybe with another roster spot.  Just reporting.  Don't shoot the messenger.

That would be downright shocking.

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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2014, 01:08:57 pm »
I was trying to point out btw that a dh only player may have little value in the future.

Chris27

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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2014, 09:58:26 pm »
Rademacher: 1-2, 2 SF, 2 RBI, BB

Vogelbach: 2-4, BB

Edwards: 2-2-1-1-2-4

http://mlb.mlb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?gid=2014_11_05_gddwin_msswin_1&t=g_box&sid=l119

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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #10 on: November 05, 2014, 11:23:58 pm »
Callis has a short write up on Edwards.  He sat 91-94, topped at 97 with late cutting action.  His curve was his best pitch, he had a mid 80's slider/change up/splitter that didn't move much.  He was missing down and away with his fastball. 

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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2014, 08:43:45 pm »
A fan was about to buy a bat for $850 that had supposedly been used by Kris Bryant in a game. He tweeted Kris Bryant to confirm that it was authentic.  Bryant told him he shouldn't have to pay $850 and sent him a signed bat for free.

http://wapc.mlb.com/cutfour/2014/11/06/100745146/how-chicago-cubs-prospect-kris-bryant-saved-one-of-his-fans-850?adbid=530516778380967936&adbpl=tw&adbpr=544620720&partnerId=as_mlb_20141107_35172807

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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2014, 08:46:44 pm »
That is really cool

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Re: On The Farm (11/14 - 08/15)
« Reply #14 on: November 07, 2014, 05:09:41 pm »
Hannemann: 1-2, 2 BB, SB

Vogelbach: 1-3, BB, K

Pineyro: 3-2-0-0-0-3

Concepcion: 3-1-0-0-0-1

Cates: 1-1-1-1-1-2


http://mlb.mlb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?gid=2014_11_07_surwin_msswin_1&t=g_box&sid=l119