Deep breath everyone. Tough weekend including the disappointing draft deadline but it's still a long season and all that. Plus Sale and Schwarber on their way and a great manager in Cora who can right the ship if anyone can
His walk totals have also been very low so yet another good sign in addition to the high strikeouts and increasing pitch count. We'll have to see about velocity but otherwise, the rehab couldn't be going any better
Nobody doubts his success here so far! But I'm talking about one specific part of the job, which is what this thread is about - a pressure trade deadline as a buyer. It's not something he's had to do and may have been overmatched..just my opinion.
I’m starting to get a little nervous - only a little over one day left to the deadline and teams know we’re DESPERATE for a first baseman. Hopefully whoever plays 1B tonight (probably Dalbec) hits 4 dingers and the desperation doesn’t look quite as bad
Shouldn't we be focused on a left handed first basemen and so not Aguilar? The only dependable lefties we have in the lineup are Devers and Verdugo and I'd hate to enter the playoffs against top right handed pitchers with just these two. It was mentioned that Aguilar has improved his hitting...
Some nice developments on the farm. Among others:
- Jeremy Wu-Yelland - he's had some great outtings including 4 no-hit innings in his last one
- Pedro Castellanos - his power game is developing nicely; real good year in his overall development so far
- Tyreque Reed anyone? Off to a great...
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