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    Re: 2018 Trade Deadline Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by BomberBrian View Post
    Someone Cashman is targeting or someone Cashman should be targeting?
    Should be. Sorry. I just think he's right up Cashman's alley and would be surprised if he isn't.
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    Re: 2018 Trade Deadline Thread

    We have to remember that Green and German are quite horrible, pitching to mid 5 ERAs. CC is doing it with smoke and mirrors and that knee can blow any minute. Tanaka gives up too many dingers and that elbow hangs by a worn thread. We have one reliable starter. Pretty much anything is an upgrade.
    Standings: Big Inning 32-16; Blue Cut 27-21; Shoo Fly 26-22; Husk 22-26; Frank Pierce 21-27; Iowa City 16-32.

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    Re: 2018 Trade Deadline Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by hardrain View Post
    We have to remember that Green and German are quite horrible, pitching to mid 5 ERAs. CC is doing it with smoke and mirrors and that knee can blow any minute. Tanaka gives up too many dingers and that elbow hangs by a worn thread. We have one reliable starter. Pretty much anything is an upgrade.
    Gray, not Green. Wrong color lol.

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    Re: 2018 Trade Deadline Thread

    I'd definitely be happy with a Harvey pickup:

    The other, and more important, question is: Can he actually help the Yankees? His numbers have downward-spiraled since 2015, but there’s evidence to suggest the Dark Knight is rising. In his first six starts with the Reds, Harvey had a few decent outings, but was mostly the same pitcher he had been recently with the Mets. He surrendered seven home runs, 18 runs total, and pitched to a 5.04 ERA with a 5.45 FIP. His 17.9% HR/FB was downright ugly.

    In his six starts since then, it’s been a different story. During this time, he’s only allowed 10 runs. His ERA and FIP dropped down to 2.38 and 2.64, respectively. From his first six starts to his last six, Harvey also increased his groundball percentage from 40.4% up to 49%. That’s a big jump to go along with the fact that he did not allow a home run in his last six starts. There’s reason to believe that this change is for real.

    In those first six games, Harvey’s four-seam fastball averaged about 94.6 mph. In his last six, he averaged around 95.15 mph and even hit 97 mph a few times. According to Ron Wolschleger of Beyond the Box Score, this could just be a result of building arm strength and getting healthy, but the uptick in velocity seems to stem from some small, mechanical adjustments Harvey has made. From his shoulder positioning, to where his hand starts in his glove, to where he lands, the results have been positive thus far.

    If the Yankees are serious about acquiring starting pitching, Harvey may not be the most far-fetched idea in the world. It’s understandable to be cautious at the prospect of the Yankees going after Harvey. Questions loom, but there are signs of a turnaround.

    Outside of a bonafide ace like deGrom or Syndergaard, Harvey probably has the most potential out there. He’s certainly more exciting than Happ or Hamels. His recent history and the fact that he’s a free agent at the end of the year, should also drive his price down. The idea of him pitching well for the Yankees would also break Mets fans hearts, an added bonus.
    In a world where the options are slim, giving the Dark Knight a chance to return to Gotham might make the most sense.
    https://www.pinstripealley.com/2018/...rvey-reds-mets
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    Re: 2018 Trade Deadline Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by smckdwn989 View Post
    Gray, not Green. Wrong color lol.
    Right....my mistake....
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    Re: 2018 Trade Deadline Thread

    Just read that beyond the box score article RAB referenced. Want Harvey even more now:

    https://www.beyondtheboxscore.com/20...lider-movement
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    Re: 2018 Trade Deadline Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by ClownPickle View Post
    I'd definitely be happy with a Harvey pickup:


    https://www.pinstripealley.com/2018/...rvey-reds-mets


    I thought they should try and get him when he was let go. We need pitching and he's a pitcher with potential.

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    Re: 2018 Trade Deadline Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by JeterForPresident View Post
    I thought they should try and get him when he was let go. We need pitching and he's a pitcher with potential.
    He's probably one of, if not the only low cost option with ace potential.
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