DODGERS The BULLPEN/CLOSER Thread

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1-10, your trust in kimbrel in the postseason…

Poll closed Sep 24, 2022.
  1. 1 (or less)

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  2. 2

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  3. 3

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  10. 10

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  1. irish

    irish DSP Staff Member Administrator

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    His name is the rock.
    Today the rock shaked in Mexico.
    It always shakes on this day.
    All central Americans celebrate independence from the Catholic empire and freedom from the Spanish inquisition by screaming viva!

    Then 3 days later the rock shakes.
     
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    The easiest way for me to measure this is by reflecting on my immediate thoughts when I know he's about to come in and close a game.

    Whether it's right or not, my first thought is that it's very possible he blows the save. Feels like that has to be a 1. Simply don't trust him whatsoever in high leverage, high pressure games.
     
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    A month ago I would've said negative ten. Nine consecutive hitless innings got him up to about five. Giving up a 3-run HR to a crappy hitter lands him at four... and that's a generous four. I want to see another scoreless streak before rating my confidence over five.
     
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    I gave him a 5, too.

    In the post, he won't have Zona or Frisco to ass molest anymore. I'd say that based on reg season, he's nearly a 7 considering he will likely get another 5 saves off shit teams. I'll credit those to him.

    But he's 50% likely to give up a lead against a team like Atlanta or NY.
     
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    trust him more with a big lead and/or in the 8th inning or earlier — 6
    in the 9th and/or in a tight game — 2
    overall — 4
     
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    @irish on American Bandstand, in the pink neckerchief...

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    "Ummmm ... Corey Hart is cute, so I give "I Wear My Sunglasses at Night" a 79 cuz I can blow guys to it..."
     
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    where do you find this its Joe fucking Elliot
     
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    level of trust: not at all
     
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    I know. But you know that was Irish in his salad days.

    I imagine he likewise rocked stirrup pants & a Members Only jacket.
     
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    FINALLY! Justice for the White Man!
     
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    irish DSP Staff Member Administrator

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    nah son
    but i did have a hella mullet
     
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    after watched kimbrel tonight, i decided to add the “change your vote” option
     
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    And I will utilize the "change your vote" option.
     
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    Man ... that 9th ... easier to get a Democrat into Heaven than Kimbrel to go 1-2-3 ...
     
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    Think he needs to change his song again. Highway to Hell perhaps?
     
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    Better would be Zevon's shortest , "If You Won't Leave Me, I'll Find Somebody Who Will"

    That way, when they release him outright, they can keep playing it.
     

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