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K-Rod SUCKS

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K-Rod SUCKS

Post by MWmetalhead » Sun May 07, 2017 7:38 am

This is Joe Nathan all over again!!! This putz has already cost the Tigers FOUR victories in this young season!!!

Instead of 19-10 or 18-11, this team is instead 15-14.

Disgusting!!!
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Re: K-Rod SUCKS

Post by Howard Jones » Sun May 07, 2017 11:06 am

This is on Avila.

Loyalty is nice, but it doesn't win games with guys that can no longer perform at an MLB level.

Puts Ausmus in a no-win situation. He could bench him, but then that puts too much load on a bullpen that's already too thin.
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Re: K-Rod SUCKS

Post by originalzzmfmjock » Sun May 07, 2017 7:50 pm

And Again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: K-Rod SUCKS

Post by ftballfan » Sun May 07, 2017 10:39 pm

originalzzmfmjock wrote:
Sun May 07, 2017 7:50 pm
And Again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Time to DL or DFA K-Rod

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Re: K-Rod SUCKS

Post by MWmetalhead » Sun May 14, 2017 10:11 am

Justin Wilson, in his first save opportunity since being handed the closer's role, struck out Danny Espinoza, Martin Maldonado and Cliff Pennington to end the night. He did not need to be reminded the ever-dangerous Mike Trout was hitting fourth that inning.

“You don’t want to get to him,” said Wilson, whose fastball was sitting at 97 mph. “The guy is who is he for a reason; he’s a great hitter. I didn’t have to face him. Once I got two outs and Pennington was up, I am going right after him.
Great job, Justin!!!

This also goes to show what a friggin' MORON Brad Ausmus is. He had doubts as to whether or not Justin Wilson could handle the role. In a very high leverage situation, Wilson looked terrific.
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Re: K-Rod SUCKS

Post by ftballfan » Wed May 17, 2017 10:36 am

K-Rod was trotted out in the 13th inning last night and he promptly gave up the go-ahead HR to Chris Davis. It's time to get rid of him completely. The season is only about a quarter through and K-Rod already has five losses (in 14 1/3 innings), which is tied for the MLB lead!

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Re: K-Rod SUCKS

Post by tvradiojunkie » Wed May 17, 2017 11:59 am

I agree. Granted by that time, the only one left in the bullpen was Sanchez, who wouldn't have been much better. When they didn't get the walk-off hit in the 12th, I knew they were going to lose.
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Re: K-Rod SUCKS

Post by Howard Jones » Wed May 17, 2017 4:17 pm

The money argument (you have to pay K-Fraud and Sanchez to get rid of them) doesn't fly with me. You sell fewer tickets / beer / hot dogs because people aren't (or shouldn't) going to buy tickets to see that garbage.

Earn your paycheck Al Avila - suck it up and dump those guys and figure out some serviceable replacements pronto. If he can't fix it, or at least make it less of an auto-loss when those guys come in, he should be gone.
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Re: K-Rod SUCKS

Post by format this » Wed May 17, 2017 6:56 pm

Keep in mind Wilson blew the save in the 9th. Face it, the entire pen has issues.


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Re: K-Rod SUCKS

Post by tvradiojunkie » Wed May 17, 2017 7:39 pm

Yep, a 2 out homer. Still, he's the best 9th inning option right now.

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