Posted by Grumpy on 07/26/19
I hate to violate Jeff’s privacy, but I will say that he is gravely ill, and it doesn’t look good. Please pray for his family. Jeff, I hope you will see this. We‘re praying for you and your family. I just want you to know how thankful I am to have have the opportunity to enjoy your wit, insight and humor over the years. This community has enriched my life immensely.
Posted by moethedog on 07/25/19
OK, going full Rodin here: What do we know know that we did or didn't know as the season began? 1. Vogelbach (.233-.361-.511/25 HR's and on track for 40) looks a lot like Encarnacion has the past four seasons: .263-.357-.529 in '16; .258-.377-.504 in '17; .246-.336-.474 in '18, .229-.334-.520 in '19. And there is no reason to assume Vogelbach can't hang around, somewhere close to this rate, for a bunch of years. Vs. RHP, Vogelbach is hitting .260-.395-.570. That's .965 if you do the tough math. Mike Trout, who is on his way to being (possibly) the greatest RH bat in the history of the... Read More