Richards(4.94 ERA) v. Foltynewicz(4.61 ERA) @2:35

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You don't even want to wait to know what the actual trade was before deciding that a month into the season?
This is a board that asks its members to grade the Patriots draft class before they ever play a game. A month is an eternity
 

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Ottavino has been a MFY since birth; every time he is on the mound he has a gesture of displeasure. Maybe he really is part of a “fifth column”.
 

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Matt Barnes cannot be trusted to pitch in: (1) innings that are not the ninth; (2) non-save situations. I'm not going to enjoy watching how long it takes Cora to realize this.

And Ottavino should never be trusted in any close and late situations. Not sure how many games he has to give away for Cora to figure that out.
 

Jed Zeppelin

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If Ottavino is going to keep handing away bases for free, he needs to pitch in earlier innings where the team still has time to score runs.

He’s walked at least one batter in 6 out of 12 outings, and allowed multiple base runners in 5 out of 12. And these are all or mostly late and close innings.

Better lately for sure but not set-up worthy. The guy is 35 it’s okay to decide he isn’t up to this role right now.
 

Ale Xander

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They are going to need to acquire an OF that can hit a little and play defense at some point.
Is OPS+ 113 good enough for "a little?". Cause there's one in KC that can make some pretty good catches in an LCS, and I think he's somewhat familiar with the LF wall in Fenway.
 

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This is a board that asks its members to grade the Patriots draft class before they ever play a game. A month is an eternity
True, but this is grading a patriots draft before you even know who 3 of the 4 players picked were!
 

Al Zarilla

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Is OPS+ 113 good enough for "a little?". Cause there's one in KC that can make some pretty good catches in an LCS, and I think he's somewhat familiar with the LF wall in Fenway.
Wasn't Benintendi another salary dump? He is making $5 million a year; Franchy $560,100. But, you get what you pay for. I know Beni didn't hit last year, but, neither did JD.
 

scottyno

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Wasn't Benintendi another salary dump? He is making $5 million a year; Franchy $560,100. But, you get what you pay for. I know Beni didn't hit last year, but, neither did JD.
Beni didn't really hit the year before either, or in 2017.