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  1. amRadio

    Fernando Tatis Jr. signs 14 year, 340M extension

    I think Tatis is the next Griffey. This was a very smart deal. Those Barrel% and Hard Hit % stats vs. the field are eye popping and basically back up the eye test. I haven't been this interested in a non-Sox player since I was a kid. IMO, Tatis will push Trout out of the picture as the best...
  2. amRadio

    Red Sox trade (P) Springs and Mazza to TB Rays for (C) Hernandez

    I mean, I definitely said that I think zone recognition is an attribute that requires live game action to improve at the highest levels, it is clearly this players worst attribute as an offensive contributor. Given his apparent defensive prowess and mitigating league factors from the year he...
  3. amRadio

    Red Sox trade (P) Springs and Mazza to TB Rays for (C) Hernandez

    But 23 with a big gap year where he faced live pitching sparingly compared to a full season?
  4. amRadio

    Red Sox trade (P) Springs and Mazza to TB Rays for (C) Hernandez

    These points are well taken but he is 23 now and his last professional action saw him at a .299 OBP over a full season of PA's. I agree starting him at AA is the move, and from what small blurbs I can find on his defense that part of his game seems extremely promising. But, if he had a horrible...
  5. amRadio

    Red Sox trade (P) Springs and Mazza to TB Rays for (C) Hernandez

    Ah, yes, let's not analyze the player, what's the point? Nice snarky post though. Big contributor to the thread. -- Anywho - this is the excerpt that google has to his MLB.com scouting report, but unfortunately the link to the full report is dead and the other I found is behind a paywall...
  6. amRadio

    Red Sox trade (P) Springs and Mazza to TB Rays for (C) Hernandez

    Sub-.300 OBP at high A ball last time the minor leagues existed. 23 seems like a late age to develop his zone recognition. I think "legit prospect" is a tad strong. Hoping people here know more about his defense, couldn't find a lengthy scouting report.
  7. amRadio

    Benintendi to Royals for Franchy Cordero, Mets RHP prospect Josh Winckowski, and 3 PTBNLs

    I agree. I also think one ancillary benefit that comes with having a lot of starters in the high minors with significant "reliever risk" is that we might end up with some young arms in the pen soon. We need health in the rotation and we all know Sale's optimistic timetable is July and that...
  8. amRadio

    Felger and Mazz - Creating False Naratives one day at a time

    I guess I don't have an ear for strategic trolling and prefer sports talk. That might put me in the minority.
  9. amRadio

    Benintendi to Royals for Franchy Cordero, Mets RHP prospect Josh Winckowski, and 3 PTBNLs

    While the dust has not yet settled, I would prefer to be the team ending up with Benintendi at this point.
  10. amRadio

    Felger and Mazz - Creating False Naratives one day at a time

    I don't know if the trolling business model will sustain when the city is not in an absurd run of dominance that all four major teams got in on.
  11. amRadio

    Felger and Mazz - Creating False Naratives one day at a time

    You mean in terms of the future? No doubt the Pats are in a tough spot.
  12. amRadio

    Felger and Mazz - Creating False Naratives one day at a time

    I wonder how long dumping on the accomplishments of local teams over the past two decades is going to generate good ratings. They seem very lazy.
  13. amRadio

    That Time BB Was Wrong

    It is dumb. It turns me off from sports talk entirely and I grew up on sports talk. I know people around me find it boring, so I keep it to myself when commuting. I could listen to banal out-of-market sports talk on a road trip for days, but we'll see, maybe I'll find something more interesting...
  14. amRadio

    That Time BB Was Wrong

    This feels pretty spot on. The national media will remember this as the crown jewel of Brady's career and Bill's legacy will be diminished in the eyes of national pundits looking to stoke their twitter followers. That part is a bummer to me.
  15. amRadio

    Pedro Gomez has passed away

    Damn. I have some memories of his reporting from growing up and a lot of nostalgia in general tied up in early 2000's baseball reporting. When he followed Bonds exclusively at the end of Barry's career I really enjoyed his work. Gomez was a good one. RIP.
  16. amRadio

    Super Bowl LV: Game Thread – Kansas City Chiefs @ Tompa Bay Bucs

    I mean, no? It hurts Belichicks legacy, and it will diminish the memory of Brady winning in NE. This will be the straight forward take soon, but whatever. Yeah, but it was fun at the time. It may have been brought up already but NE likely saved back-to-back championships from KC with the...
  17. amRadio

    Super Bowl LV: Game Thread – Kansas City Chiefs @ Tompa Bay Bucs

    Listen, if a well-to-do handsome gentleman ran onto the field it is entirely unfair to assume I was involved. I understand why you went in this direction, and I assure you, six 56 year olds who's weekend-kids haven't called them in 5 years chuckled.
  18. amRadio

    Super Bowl LV: Game Thread – Kansas City Chiefs @ Tompa Bay Bucs

    What do you want to talk about? We can talk about anything. Even referees. I'll be your safe space.
  19. amRadio

    Super Bowl LV: Game Thread – Kansas City Chiefs @ Tompa Bay Bucs

    Fair enough. I stand by that this hurts the legacy of Bill, the NE dynasty and Todd as far as NE is concerned. I'll see you clowns who think I'm an idiot on the main board when JBJ is still a FA in june.
  20. amRadio

    Super Bowl LV: Game Thread – Kansas City Chiefs @ Tompa Bay Bucs

    Funny how people attack with ad hominems in game threads and whistle for mods, but never are my opinions on main threads treated with such disrespect. It's almost like you guys really can't handle someone rooting against Tood Bardy