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 Post subject: Re: IGT: Marlins at Mets 8/20/17
PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:05 pm 
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Wow nice catch Cespedes. What a dud.


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 Post subject: Re: IGT: Marlins at Mets 8/20/17
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The kids not looking real alert defensively before that Stanton HR.

Man, if only there were any clubhouse leaders around to address that stuff.

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 Post subject: Re: IGT: Marlins at Mets 8/20/17
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And now Cespedes being Cespedes...I know the games mean nothing but this is one that's going to get a Terry reamout after the game.


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 Post subject: Re: IGT: Marlins at Mets 8/20/17
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OpenedUpSomeEyebrows wrote:
The kids not looking real alert defensively before that Stanton HR.

Man, if only there were any clubhouse leaders around to address that stuff.


That clubhouse leadership stuff is all overrated (if you listen to any fan that hasn't played sports at any level before).


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 Post subject: Re: IGT: Marlins at Mets 8/20/17
PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:08 pm 
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OpenedUpSomeEyebrows wrote:
The kids not looking real alert defensively before that Stanton HR.

Man, if only there were any clubhouse leaders around to address that stuff.


Maybe it's better they find out Reyes isn't one before they do something stupid like bringing him back tauting him as the replacement for Grandy's leadership.


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 Post subject: Re: IGT: Marlins at Mets 8/20/17
PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:15 pm 
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This is going to be an ugly last month and a half. Not just on the field, but I get the sense also within the clubhouse, in the front office (unnamed executives commmenting to press), and certainly in the seats. There's gonna be a lot of boos raining down, more than likely. A lot of popular players were sent out. Kids are learning. Then again, draft position.

Hopefully, Sandy chooses a solid middle reliever or backup infielder with that top five pick.

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 Post subject: Re: IGT: Marlins at Mets 8/20/17
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OpenedUpSomeEyebrows wrote:
This is going to be an ugly last month and a half. Not just on the field, but I get the sense also within the clubhouse, in the front office (unnamed executives commmenting to press), and certainly in the seats. There's gonna be a lot of boos raining down, more than likely. A lot of popular players were sent out. Kids are learning. Then again, draft position.

Hopefully, Sandy chooses a solid middle reliever or backup infielder with that top five pick.


Yeah hopefully he doesn't draft the next Nimmo or Cecchini. Talk about wasted top picks.


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 Post subject: Re: IGT: Marlins at Mets 8/20/17
PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:19 pm 
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dragonfly wrote:
OpenedUpSomeEyebrows wrote:
The kids not looking real alert defensively before that Stanton HR.

Man, if only there were any clubhouse leaders around to address that stuff.


That clubhouse leadership stuff is all overrated (if you listen to any fan that hasn't played sports at any level before).


Overrated does not mean nonexistent. Plenty of very good to great players have credited past veterans with being instrumental in their maturation and development.

They're going to get the rest of the season to prove if they are going to be in the plans for 2018. Rosario definitely is, but we'll find out if Smith, Cecchini, and Nimmo are worth holding on to.


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 Post subject: Re: IGT: Marlins at Mets 8/20/17
PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:28 pm 
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AllWrightNow wrote:
And now Cespedes being Cespedes...I know the games mean nothing but this is one that's going to get a Terry reamout after the game.


What makes you think this when there is zero evidence that Terry (or Sandy or anyone) ever confronts the obviously non-caring, poor-example-setting Cespedes? No one (including, inexplicably, NYFS members) ever calls out Cespedes on his apathy. It even took forever to GKR to finally address it and even they still dance around it. And in the context of supposedly being concerned about Rosario playing with Cabrera, it makes even less sense.

Don't get me wrong; I hope you are correct; it's long overdue. My personal theory is that everyone thinks if they confront him, it just gets worse for the next 3 years.

As an aside, if you're watching the game, I thought it was unfair to put Rosario and Cespedes in the same sentence. All the indications are that Rosario cares, hustles, etc and that this was the kind of rookie mistake that will be corrected over time. All the indications from Cespedes are the exact opposite and it's only getting worse over time.


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 Post subject: Re: IGT: Marlins at Mets 8/20/17
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AllWrightNow wrote:
And now Cespedes being Cespedes...I know the games mean nothing but this is one that's going to get a Terry reamout after the game.


Give him a break.

He probably lost it in the eclipse.


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 Post subject: Re: IGT: Marlins at Mets 8/20/17
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At least the season is almost over. Just 40 games left after today. :-)

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 Post subject: Re: IGT: Marlins at Mets 8/20/17
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d'Arnaud really having a lousy season again. Just 1 HR post ASG break. .669 OPS. I can see why teams traded for him away twice.


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