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Shaun Newkirk

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What?
Commented on Royals surrender four homers, lose 10-3 to Indians on Jul 28 2014, 1:29a - 1 reply
Every organization has draft busts...
Commented on Royals surrender four homers, lose 10-3 to Indians on Jul 28 2014, 1:18a - 2 replies
Other than being able to physically look at his pitches, frame, and delivery?
Commented on Royals surrender four homers, lose 10-3 to Indians on Jul 28 2014, 12:29a - 1 reply
Scott would your ideal prospect list only include players who have had success in AAA?
Commented on Royals surrender four homers, lose 10-3 to Indians on Jul 28 2014, 12:24a
Blaming Dayton for taking one of the best pre-draft prospects in the past 4 or so years?
Commented on Royals surrender four homers, lose 10-3 to Indians on Jul 28 2014, 12:22a - 2 replies
Because his ceiling is a legit #2 starter
Commented on Royals surrender four homers, lose 10-3 to Indians on Jul 28 2014, 12:15a - 2 replies
Agreed
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, July 27 on Jul 28 2014, 12:09a
What's the love with the Red Sox system?
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, July 27 on Jul 27 2014, 11:33p - 2 replies
If you are interested in runs allowed it is
Commented on Remembering the Drafting of Luke Hochevar on Jul 27 2014, 3:06p - 1 reply
Houston had Appel throw a BP session at Minute Maid
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, July 27 on Jul 27 2014, 2:17p - 2 replies
Yeah good call
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, July 26 on Jul 26 2014, 11:51p
I'm wrong.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, July 26 on Jul 26 2014, 11:40p - 1 reply
Fiers has a good fastball no?
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, July 26 on Jul 26 2014, 11:38p - 1 reply
Man
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, July 26 on Jul 26 2014, 10:38p - 6 replies
I think about what if both Hochevar and Crow both signed their first contracts
Commented on Remembering the Drafting of Luke Hochevar on Jul 26 2014, 8:34p
FIP isn't a better indicator over a large sample of innings?
Commented on Remembering the Drafting of Luke Hochevar on Jul 26 2014, 6:28p - 1 reply
Since 2009, Billy Butler has more hits than:
Commented on Remembering the Drafting of Luke Hochevar on Jul 26 2014, 3:55p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Remembering the Drafting of Luke Hochevar on Jul 26 2014, 3:51p - 1 reply
Also I don't think I he would have been a reliever quickly in another organization
Commented on Remembering the Drafting of Luke Hochevar on Jul 26 2014, 3:42p - 1 reply
Well generally you want to look at pitchers with a stat that actually is a better indicator of how the pitcher performed
Commented on Remembering the Drafting of Luke Hochevar on Jul 26 2014, 3:38p - 1 reply
My guess was
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, July 25 on Jul 26 2014, 3:04p
I'm not sure what your asking.
Commented on Remembering the Drafting of Luke Hochevar on Jul 26 2014, 2:03p - 1 reply
Remembering the Drafting of Luke Hochevar
Posted on Jul 26 2014, 9:00a
Am I the only one just now seeing the new Atlantic League rules?
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, July 25 on Jul 25 2014, 11:23p - 1 reply
Add em anyways
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, July 25 on Jul 25 2014, 8:35p - 1 reply
Do I have any proof that it's hard to come back immediately after missing a few weeks with back spasms?
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 25 2014, 8:32p
I'm working hard to convince YOU
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 25 2014, 8:17p
Agreed
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 25 2014, 4:11p - 1 reply
This is why SIERA is a beautiful stat
Commented on A Simple Intro to Sabermetrics: Pitching on Jul 25 2014, 1:33p - 1 reply
Kevin...no mention of SIERA.
Commented on A Simple Intro to Sabermetrics: Pitching on Jul 25 2014, 1:08p
Yeah FIP should be best described as an ERA estimator
Commented on A Simple Intro to Sabermetrics: Pitching on Jul 25 2014, 1:07p - 1 reply
"As you know wRC+ is a better measure of hitting relevant to league."
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 25 2014, 1:03p - 1 reply
Further on Aoki
Commented on Royals potential trade target: Dayan Viciedo on Jul 25 2014, 11:04a
for No
Voted on Jul 25 2014, 11:03a
No Subject
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 25 2014, 10:56a - 2 replies
Paul from BP was there
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, July 24 on Jul 24 2014, 11:34p - 2 replies
I've come around on Statcorner's stats
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 24 2014, 5:50p
wOBA+
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 24 2014, 4:57p - 2 replies
Yeah there's just so few guys who are his age at that level
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 24 2014, 4:34p - 3 replies
I know Google Fiber does
Commented on Indians Series Preview: Are we in or are we out? on Jul 24 2014, 4:03p - 1 reply
It's not 3 outfielders you are replacing it's just one
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 23 on Jul 24 2014, 4:02p - 1 reply
I'd rather do:
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 24 2014, 3:57p - 2 replies
Only costed them Stephen Pryor
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 24 2014, 3:17p
First...
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 24 2014, 3:05p - 2 replies
I like most of those above trades
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 24 2014, 2:01p - 1 reply
Dodgers would be a nice partner
Commented on Potential trade ideas for James Shields on Jul 24 2014, 1:56p - 1 reply
Also voiced Arogog in Chamber of Secrets
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 24, 2014 on Jul 24 2014, 10:44a
Yeah total total total joke
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 24, 2014 on Jul 24 2014, 10:34a - 1 reply
Which is a sad reality
Commented on The Potential Cost Effectiveness of Trading for James Shields on Jul 24 2014, 10:31a - 1 reply
Yeah I liked Starship Troopers more
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 24, 2014 on Jul 24 2014, 10:01a - 1 reply
Well the question really is...
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 24, 2014 on Jul 24 2014, 10:01a - 2 replies
The Potential Cost Effectiveness of Trading for James Shields
Posted on Jul 24 2014, 10:00a
That's why I said "at this pace"
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 23 on Jul 24 2014, 9:59a - 1 reply
Also a discussion over at Sickels site:
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 24, 2014 on Jul 24 2014, 9:45a - 3 replies
I didn't see Jar Jar on that list
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 24, 2014 on Jul 24 2014, 9:43a - 1 reply
for Han Solo
Voted on Jul 24 2014, 9:42a
I'll take the basically guaranteed best player in baseball, by some margin, for the next 10+ years than a group of guys who haven't played an inning of major league ball
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 23 on Jul 24 2014, 12:56a - 1 reply
2.5 win players aren't hard to come by?
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 23 on Jul 24 2014, 12:54a - 1 reply
"If 4 prospects on a team go on to produce 2.5 WAR a season, they have essentially equaled Trout."
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 23 on Jul 24 2014, 12:42a - 2 replies
Yes
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 23 on Jul 24 2014, 12:36a
Trout is worth 10 wins himself
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 23 on Jul 24 2014, 12:34a - 2 replies
Bubba Starling
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 23 on Jul 23 2014, 10:33p - 1 reply
I love the idea and hope for a day when we've got more league and park adjusted stats
Commented on Methods section: Creating your own park factors on Jul 23 2014, 5:06p
No Subject
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 23, 2014 on Jul 23 2014, 12:32p
I was hoping we are now calling Bartolo Colon "The Big Cat"
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 23, 2014 on Jul 23 2014, 12:08p
Looks like a fake Alberto Callaspo
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 23, 2014 on Jul 23 2014, 12:06p - 1 reply
Hah yeah now I can see that since he listed 3 outfielders
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Tuesday, July 22 on Jul 23 2014, 1:47a
I'll defend Zimmer
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Tuesday, July 22 on Jul 23 2014, 1:42a - 1 reply
With all the 1B/DH/OF guys the Mariners have they he could be moveable
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 22, 2014 on Jul 22 2014, 3:47p - 2 replies
He just has to understand that if this team in 5 games below .500 or so come the trade deadline then there's no reason to keep Shields unless the market just wasn't offering anything good
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 22, 2014 on Jul 22 2014, 3:44p
Won't stop Luhnow from asking!
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 22, 2014 on Jul 22 2014, 3:41p
Yeah retired after Toronto DFA'd him in May
Commented on How Fat Billy Butler is According to Twitter on Jul 22 2014, 3:40p
I know players can have a clause where they can opt into arbitration, so theoretically can't teams opt into arbitration too?
Commented on Taking a look ahead to the 2015 payroll on Jul 22 2014, 3:11p
Joc Pederson is the best realistic case scenario for a Shields trade
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 22, 2014 on Jul 22 2014, 3:08p - 1 reply
PECOTA says
Commented on Prospect Retrospective: David Price, LHP, Tampa Bay Rays on Jul 22 2014, 2:31p
That would be a nice haul IMO
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 22, 2014 on Jul 22 2014, 2:13p - 2 replies
And these were just the tweets I could find on the general Twitter search
Commented on How Fat Billy Butler is According to Twitter on Jul 22 2014, 1:32p - 2 replies
Depends on the team
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 22, 2014 on Jul 22 2014, 1:07p - 2 replies
How Fat Billy Butler is According to Twitter
Posted on Jul 22 2014, 1:00p
I figured if his command was good, to him at least, he would throw them more on 3 ball counts rather than an extreme amount of fastballs
Commented on Yordano Ventura: Lay off the fastball on Jul 22 2014, 12:47p - 1 reply
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