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Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #45 on: April 21, 2016, 04:23:14 PM »

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I'm not worried about Kimbrel.  In 6 2/3 innings, he's allowed 3 hits and struck out 14.  He's struggled with his control a couple of times, but that's not really unusual this early in a season.  I am worried about starters 2-5.
starter number five is wright. so far he is the best starter we have and has an ERA of about 2.14.

the rest of the rotation has been unreliable so far. but it is still early in the season. even if they go on to lose today, there are still 147 games left and they are 1 game below .500. it's a bit early to start jumping off buildings for me.

Maybe, but if you've witnessed the last two Red Sox seasons, it never seems too early.
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Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #46 on: April 21, 2016, 04:45:35 PM »

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Boston's $217M investment in David Price continues to not pay off.

brutal...has he lost velocity or what?

He came to Boston and he's a highly paid pitcher, so he turned into a pumpkin like all the other ones.


Being somewhat facetious, but it does seem that the Red Sox have no luck with free agent pitchers.
you mean like pedro?  ::)

Been a while since Pedro, man.
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Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #47 on: April 21, 2016, 06:58:45 PM »

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Boston's $217M investment in David Price continues to not pay off.

brutal...has he lost velocity or what?

He came to Boston and he's a highly paid pitcher, so he turned into a pumpkin like all the other ones.


Being somewhat facetious, but it does seem that the Red Sox have no luck with free agent pitchers.
you mean like pedro?  ::)

Been a while since Pedro, man.

Well, there's Schilling.  At least he waited until after he retired to turn into a pumpkin.

I think they need to fire Farrell and replace him with Lovullo.  He's always been a poor in game manager and the team played better under Lovullo last year.
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Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #48 on: April 21, 2016, 08:55:41 PM »

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Man, this pitching staff is an abomination. Just terrible.
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Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #49 on: April 21, 2016, 09:04:58 PM »

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Price's pitching today was unacceptable... just an absolutely disgraceful performance against a minor league lineup. Very disappointed with how he's started this season.

Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #50 on: April 21, 2016, 09:16:11 PM »

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i hated price when he was on other teams. i may hate him even more now.  >:(
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Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #51 on: April 21, 2016, 09:22:29 PM »

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i hated price when he was on other teams. i may hate him even more now.  >:(

Maybe Ortiz should get into another dust-up with him ... maybe it'll light a fire under him.
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Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #52 on: April 21, 2016, 10:06:07 PM »

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Price's pitching today was unacceptable... just an absolutely disgraceful performance against a minor league lineup. Very disappointed with how he's started this season.
AGREE....totally unacceptable performance today.  Farrell needs to go too, we need a new face to lead. This team is going no where right now. 

Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #53 on: April 22, 2016, 01:46:28 PM »

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Price's pitching today was unacceptable... just an absolutely disgraceful performance against a minor league lineup. Very disappointed with how he's started this season.
AGREE....totally unacceptable performance today.  Farrell needs to go too, we need a new face to lead. This team is going no where right now.

Totally agree. As awesome as was to see Farrell overcome some of the obstacles he was dealt with healthwise, Lovullo clearly changed the attitude of everyone and made them better. He also made some pretty decent decisions. I'd be cool with Farrell being a pitching coach again. I think he's still good to have around, just not as a GM.

Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #54 on: April 22, 2016, 02:03:24 PM »

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Not going to freak out on Price yet. He has had two good starts and two bad ones (one really bad one). He has plenty of time to figure it out.

I would also love Farrell as pitching coach, but it isn't often that a coaching demotion of that scale takes place in professional sports. Perhaps health would be a good reason for it.

Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #55 on: April 22, 2016, 02:19:31 PM »

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I like the interim coach better.  Just something about him

Farrell is just too nice . I dunno.  Pitching is horrific again this season

Please trade/waive bucholz.  And trade Vazquez, panda prospects for another legit pitcher

Bring up Henry owens

Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #56 on: April 22, 2016, 03:06:42 PM »

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I like the interim coach better.  Just something about him

Farrell is just too nice . I dunno.  Pitching is horrific again this season

Please trade/waive bucholz.  And trade Vazquez, panda prospects for another legit pitcher

Bring up Henry owens


 Oh no I'd say keep Vazquez. He makes the other pitches like Porcello and Bucholz way more comfortable with pitching. I'd say trade Swihart if anything.

Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #57 on: April 22, 2016, 03:21:19 PM »

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Not going to freak out on Price yet. He has had two good starts and two bad ones (one really bad one). He has plenty of time to figure it out.

I would also love Farrell as pitching coach, but it isn't often that a coaching demotion of that scale takes place in professional sports. Perhaps health would be a good reason for it.
It's not really Price's fault that our pitching roster is horrible but because it is I'm expecting Price to hold it down and post a mid 2 era. In my mind he has to if we have any chance at making the playoffs. So far he has only been mediocre in his wins.

Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #58 on: April 22, 2016, 04:38:20 PM »

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Not going to freak out on Price yet. He has had two good starts and two bad ones (one really bad one). He has plenty of time to figure it out.

I would also love Farrell as pitching coach, but it isn't often that a coaching demotion of that scale takes place in professional sports. Perhaps health would be a good reason for it.
It's not really Price's fault that our pitching roster is horrible but because it is I'm expecting Price to hold it down and post a mid 2 era. In my mind he has to if we have any chance at making the playoffs. So far he has only been mediocre in his wins.

Oh, totally - if we were trotting out Maddox, Glavine, and Smoltz ahead of him, it wouldn't really matter, but we are depending on him to perform in every one of his starts. Two earned runs in each of his wins is decent enough for me; the other starts were putrid. Hopefully he is just adjusting to a new home and atmosphere.

I am certainly not satisfied, but am willing to give him a couple of months. This was as much of a sure thing as there was (and we paid for it), I can't imagine him going all Lackey on us.

Re: 2016 Red Sox Regular Season
« Reply #59 on: April 23, 2016, 09:59:55 PM »

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