Comment by Theonewhoknocks — July 29, 2012 @ 10:10 am
Yeah, you haven’t been paying attention, Ike came around at the beginning of June and has been hot ever since. He was just so terrible in April and May that his season line still hasn’t recovered, and his ratios will probably still be crappy at the end of the season, likely making him a slight value pick for next season. I’ll be buying.
Ike also had 2 other things going on earlier in the year that may have straightened themselves out:
– That Valley Fever craziness
– A personal war with home plate umpires. He was whining on every called strike and in his defense, umps were calling a lot of garbage pitches on him, maybe because of his whining. In turn, he may have been chasing more garbage because of it. This hasn’t been happening nearly as much lately.
Comment by Madoff Withurmoni — July 29, 2012 @ 12:14 pm
Picky, but “driven in 60 RBIs” is a little redundant.
David I need your help man! I dont want to bench Matt Moore this week but have no clue which starter to replace in the lineup for him.
Greinke @ CWS
Haren @ Texas
Felix @ NYY
Kershaw vs Cubs
CJ Wilson @ Texas
I can also replace Street or Jansen in the RP slots which am more hesitant to do. I was leaning to taking out one of the SPs in Texas but they havent been swinging the bats well enough to scare anyone really. Thoughts?
I wrote about Jemile Weeks on my blog today. Essentially what I found is that in 2011, he hit off-speed pitches at an elite level that only 11 qualified hitters managed to do. This year, he is about the worst hitter in the MLB at hitting off-speed pitches. As he does not crush fastballs, either, this has led to his anemic slash line in 2012.