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    this guy is going to harass us on the basepaths
    Fuck Taylor Swift

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    Felix, Iwakuma, Smyly, Paxton, Gallardo. Not bad. Missing the WC by two games seems to have really stung for Seattle. There were some really inopportune bounces against the Mariners in that elimination game against Oakland.

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    Quote Originally Posted by intentional wok View Post
    Felix, Iwakuma, Smyly, Paxton, Gallardo. Not bad.
    Not great either. Felix is trash now, Iwakuma is a creaky old SP3, Smyly isn't built to last, Gallardo is complete garbage. Paxton good but not reliable.

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    You don't think that's Wild Card-contender good?

    FWIW, Rays' staff is now Archer, Odorizzi, Cobb, Snell... Andriese? Honeywell?

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    WTH are the Rays smoking here?

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    Matt Andriese owners rejoice!

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    Dipoto is playing fantasy baseball IRL

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    Dipoto basically trained to be a GM in OOTP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Dinger View Post
    WTH are the Rays smoking here?
    It was said back in October that they would probably trade Smyly to keep team salary down.

    Carlos Vargas was a 2015 bonus baby (1.5M or something.) It's possible that the Rays are "on" him early similar to Adames.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    Not great either. Felix is trash now, Iwakuma is a creaky old SP3, Smyly isn't built to last, Gallardo is complete garbage. Paxton good but not reliable.
    Yeah it's definitely a weakness of the team. They should be a strong WC contender next year though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by intentional wok View Post
    You don't think that's Wild Card-contender good?

    FWIW, Rays' staff is now Archer, Odorizzi, Cobb, Snell... Andriese? Honeywell?
    Oh I think they'll contend for a wild card spot, but that's not saying too much with the two wild card system.

    The Rays rotation is vastly superior and they have arguably the best minor league SP depth in baseball. It almost makes me embarrassed to be a Jays fan, comparing.

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    stat-scouting - Carlos Vargas is an interesting prospect. High BB%, low K%. His numbers were dragged down by a low BABIP last year.

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    There go my chances of getting Vargas at 103 in the LOD NPD.

    Damn you, Rays.

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    Tampa Bay Rays ‏@RaysBaseball 4m4 minutes ago
    The #Rays have also claimed OF Jason Coats off waivers from the #WhiteSox and designated RHP Dylan Floro for assignment.

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    I think when it's all said and done, the Rays will make out like bandits in this deal. I really like Mallex Smith. Yarbarough and Vargas are good lottery tickets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by intentional wok View Post
    Felix, Iwakuma, Smyly, Paxton, Gallardo. Not bad. Missing the WC by two games seems to have really stung for Seattle. There were some really inopportune bounces against the Mariners in that elimination game against Oakland.
    It's a great rotation 2-3 years ago, but most of those guys carry huge red flags now.
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    Synder is mediocre at best this year. Let me know when Synder is giving up less runs per game than Sanchez, until then I'll take Sanchez



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