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Old 07-15-2019, 01:39 PM   #61
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Are there any rays of hope for the second half? Trying to look for a positive but not sure I see anything for this year
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Old 07-15-2019, 04:23 PM   #62
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It's been pretty deflating. My lone hope is that the offense performs like we all expected it too. I really hope they don't give up alot of assets to add a pitcher when it seems one or two players is not going to make the difference. It was nice to see Arrieta gut out the game yesterday but having only Nola and 4 stiffs in the rotation makes me nervous they may overspend for a mediocre rental that won't do anything for us long term.

On the minor league front, Bohm is killing it at Reading, Spencer Howard (probably our top pitching prospect) is now healthy and looking really impressive and 2019 1st round pick Bryson Stott hit a HR in his first professional at bat in the Gulf Coast league, then this past week after his promotion to Williamsport, he hit a HR in his first AB there too. Nice start to his career.
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Old 07-15-2019, 10:54 PM   #63
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Yea unless Gibson, Koufax and Carlton are available I also hope they don't bankrupt themselves thinking they are close. Certainly don't want to see the locker room blowup but I would like to see ownership look closely to see where the problems lie. Relief pitching is pretty obvious but the offense isn't dependable. Individual players? Coaching? Not close enough to know but I would look at everything cause 16-2 tonight.
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