- Jul 15, 2005
Heh, Miller is 6-22 with a 7.04 ERA in 195 innings since 2016.
He will have 3 good weeks which will give Boone enough ammunition to run him out there every single day for the season, sometimes in the 4 spot.Marwin was just so bad for us last year. I cringed every time I saw him in the lineup. I was curious so I looked at his baseball reference page and, notably, his one very good year was for the 2017 Astros. That seems to suggest it was a trash-can-aided season.
All that said, I feel like it's a lock that he'll be a 2+ WAR player for the Yankees somehow.
They obviously love his positional flexibility and hope he hits better than he did in 2020-21. Last year he played every position but catcher and CF: 1B, 2B, SS, 3B, RF, LF (he also DH-ed and pitched in a blowout). If he can hit like 2019 (.264/.322/.414 in 114 games with MIN) and act as an almost completely fungible position player, that's pretty valuable.Yeah, the most exciting thing about Marwin isn't his pretty lousy non-2017 track record, it's that three very smart GMs in MIN, BOS and HOU signed him the last two years before this one. NY has Cabrera waiting behind him in AAA if he busts.
That would mess up Boston's plan to have Whitlock both as the first guy behind Eovaldi in this game as well as going behind Rich Hill in game 5 on Tuesday, so that works for me.Don't look now, but the weather for Thursday is pretty grim. With the built-in off day on Friday and a good forecast for the rest of the weekend, I'm betting Thursday gets postponed. Kind of brutal, but the off day on Friday would've been annoying too.
Hey, let’s do it! I tend to work late this week so you can expect the opening post around 11ish Wednesday.Who do we want starting the first game thread? I am never very good at it, Terry took Opening Day last year but lost, Crow was our best game thread person last year but lost the coin flip wild card game.
What about our old buddy who is now too professionally busy to visit us much anymore, @Brand Name ? Want to start off our title run, Jess?
Works for me, always good to have some breathing room.Nice! Try to do it after midnight if you can, no rush since it looks like it will get rained out anyway.
Hope the new job’s going great!!