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 Post subject: Re: The Official 2018 Spring Training Thread
PostPosted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:11 pm 
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Ralf wrote:
Prediction:

Plawecki will take over #1 catcher role by end of April.


I've always liked his swing, I think he got more confidence at the end of last year. I definitely think he can hit .280 with a little pop in the ML and these days that automatically makes you a good hitting catcher.


Were there any days when that wasn't a good hitting catcher?

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 Post subject: Re: The Official 2018 Spring Training Thread
PostPosted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:20 pm 
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Cecchini has a new swing apparently

It's working. Now OPSing 2.800 this spring!


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 Post subject: Re: The Official 2018 Spring Training Thread
PostPosted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:44 pm 
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yalikeMetroplitans wrote:
Metro2007 wrote:
Cecchini has a new swing apparently

It's working. Now OPSing 2.800 this spring!


I'm bumping up my Cheech HR over/under for 2018 to 120.5.


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 Post subject: Re: The Official 2018 Spring Training Thread
PostPosted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:46 pm 
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yalikeMetroplitans wrote:
Metro2007 wrote:
Cecchini has a new swing apparently

It's working. Now OPSing 2.800 this spring!


He wants to show all those people who bumped him below #20 on the rankings. (And he's still ROY eligible).

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 Post subject: Re: The Official 2018 Spring Training Thread
PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:02 am 
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Remember, the most important offseason acquisition was a dedication to health and fitness (by bringing in a figurehead, firing a scapegoat, and otherwise doubling down on Mike Barwis...but talking about the subject A LOT).

Whoops.

Add DeGrom and Cespedes to the walking wounded.

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 Post subject: Re: The Official 2018 Spring Training Thread
PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:38 am 
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deGrom and Cespedes downplay their injuries, as the previous injured group did as well.

So maybe this is the plan: play UP every injury then have the player deny anything is wrong, rather than the opposite approach which appeared to previously be the org philosophy????


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 Post subject: Re: The Official 2018 Spring Training Thread
PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:39 am 
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Cespedes talked to the media today. Season saved. Countdown has been halted.


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 Post subject: Re: The Official 2018 Spring Training Thread
PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:56 am 
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Cespedes talked to the media today. Season saved. Countdown has been halted.


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 Post subject: Re: The Official 2018 Spring Training Thread
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MarkJohnson>You wrote:
#fireBrianChicklo


I LOVE BRIAN CHICKLO!

Sorry, couldn't resist.


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 Post subject: Re: The Official 2018 Spring Training Thread
PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:44 pm 
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Mets announced their coaches for the short-season teams.

Marlon Anderson will be the Cyclones hitting coach.

Sean Ratliff will manage Kingsport. Delwyn Young will be the hitting coach.

Yucarybert De La Cruz, just 27, will manage the DSL Mets2 after serving as the 1B coach last year. Old friend Gilbert Gomez will be his hitting coach.

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 Post subject: Re: The Official 2018 Spring Training Thread
PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:50 pm 
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sluger11787 wrote:
Mets announced their coaches for the short-season teams.

Marlon Anderson will be the Cyclones hitting coach.

Sean Ratliff will manage Kingsport. Delwyn Young will be the hitting coach.

Yucarybert De La Cruz, just 27, will manage the DSL Mets2 after serving as the 1B coach last year. Old friend Gilbert Gomez will be his hitting coach.

Link


Whats the connection with Delwyn Young I wonder. Interesting. Remember him as a player.


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 Post subject: Re: The Official 2018 Spring Training Thread
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Marlon is back!

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