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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 35)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
35.7 4.76 1.35 26 2 1 1 -0.1
Birth Date5-4-1984
Height6' 0"
Weight210 lbs
Age35 years, 5 months, 16 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.12015
2016
2017
2018
-0.12019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2010 CIN MLB 15 6 48.0 2 5 0 50 25 37 6 96 9.4 4.7 1.1 6.9 0% .306 1.56 5.05 4.50 107 4.80 108.5 0.2
2011 CIN MLB 43 4 77.7 2 1 0 57 21 73 10 102 6.6 2.4 1.2 8.5 0% .236 1.00 3.75 3.71 97 3.77 87.6 1.0
2012 CIN MLB 48 0 57.3 3 3 0 46 23 61 3 102 7.2 3.6 0.5 9.6 0% .289 1.20 2.94 3.14 84 3.05 70.0 1.2
2013 CIN MLB 63 0 61.0 2 1 1 50 24 66 4 101 7.4 3.5 0.6 9.7 0% .295 1.21 2.93 2.66 87 3.06 73.2 1.1
2014 CIN MLB 62 0 56.7 1 4 0 62 24 48 6 100 9.8 3.8 1.0 7.6 0% .329 1.52 4.21 3.81 112 4.89 119.8 -0.3
2015 CIN MLB 19 0 20.0 0 2 0 16 7 15 2 90 7.2 3.2 0.9 6.8 0% .237 1.15 4.01 3.15 102 4.41 103.0 0.1
CareerMLB25010320.710161281124300311007.93.50.98.446%.2891.263.743.51983.9091.53.3

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2005 BIL Rk PIO 13 6 41.3 5 1 0 43 15 44 2 83 9.4 3.3 0.4 9.6 0% -.651 1.40 3.74 3.27 85 4.22 83.1
2006 SAR A+ FSL 27 27 141.1 7 12 0 130 46 115 12 77 8.3 2.9 0.8 7.3 0% .286 1.25 3.82 3.44 97 3.98 83.5
2007 SAR A+ FSL 1 1 5.0 1 0 0 2 0 8 0 105 3.6 0.0 0.0 14.4 0% .222 0.40 0.10 1.80 51 2.22 45.5
2007 CHT AA SOU 21 21 110.0 7 5 0 119 46 104 12 101 9.7 3.8 1.0 8.5 0% .339 1.50 4.27 4.17 100 5.56 114.1
2007 gcr Wnt AFL 7 0 13.0 1 2 0 15 4 12 0 10.4 2.8 0.0 8.3 0% .349 1.46 2.84 4.85 0 0.00 0.0
2008 CHT AA SOU 27 27 155.3 9 7 0 147 58 128 12 107 8.5 3.4 0.7 7.4 0% .297 1.32 3.87 3.42 95 4.38 89.7
2009 LOU AAA INT 25 25 143.3 10 8 0 143 44 125 17 111 9.0 2.8 1.1 7.9 0% .306 1.30 4.01 4.46 99 4.35 91.5
2009 AGU Wnt DWL 4 2 7.3 0 2 0 12 5 6 0 14.8 6.2 0.0 7.4 0% .429 2.33 3.69 8.63 0 0.00 0.0
2010 CIN MLB NL 15 6 48.0 2 5 0 50 25 37 6 96 9.4 4.7 1.1 6.9 0% .306 1.56 5.05 4.50 107 4.80 108.5
2010 LOU AAA INT 15 15 98.0 8 3 0 98 23 87 8 102 9.0 2.1 0.7 8.0 0% .323 1.23 3.46 3.67 0 0.00 0.0
2011 CIN MLB NL 43 4 77.7 2 1 0 57 21 73 10 102 6.6 2.4 1.2 8.5 0% .236 1.00 3.75 3.71 97 3.77 87.6
2011 LOU AAA INT 4 0 6.7 0 1 1 5 2 6 1 6.8 2.7 1.4 8.1 0% .250 1.05 4.28 1.35 102 4.41 90.0
2012 CIN MLB NL 48 0 57.3 3 3 0 46 23 61 3 102 7.2 3.6 0.5 9.6 0% .289 1.20 2.94 3.14 84 3.05 70.0
2013 CIN MLB NL 63 0 61.0 2 1 1 50 24 66 4 101 7.4 3.5 0.6 9.7 0% .295 1.21 2.93 2.66 87 3.06 73.2
2014 CIN MLB NL 62 0 56.7 1 4 0 62 24 48 6 100 9.8 3.8 1.0 7.6 0% .329 1.52 4.21 3.81 112 4.89 119.8
2015 CIN MLB NL 19 0 20.0 0 2 0 16 7 15 2 90 7.2 3.2 0.9 6.8 0% .237 1.15 4.01 3.15 102 4.41 103.0
2015 LOU AAA INT 41 0 60.0 5 4 1 63 24 44 7 9.5 3.6 1.1 6.6 0% .304 1.45 4.50 5.25 114 5.27 115.5
2016 OKL AAA PCL 31 12 91.0 5 5 2 97 25 73 10 96 9.6 2.5 1.0 7.2 50% .314 1.34 4.43 4.55 101 4.32 95.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2010 849 0.4323 0.3922 0.8138 0.5668 0.2593 0.8942 0.6800 0.1862
2011 1187 0.4861 0.4246 0.7778 0.5737 0.2836 0.8520 0.6358 0.2222
2012 938 0.4520 0.4179 0.7730 0.5590 0.3016 0.8439 0.6645 0.2270
2013 1005 0.4567 0.4030 0.7383 0.5686 0.2637 0.8736 0.4931 0.2617
2014 966 0.4596 0.3913 0.7751 0.5563 0.2510 0.8583 0.6183 0.2249
2015 303 0.4884 0.3696 0.8393 0.4797 0.2645 0.8873 0.7561 0.1607
Career52480.46090.40470.77830.56030.27200.86470.62450.2217

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-08-11 2012-08-18 DTD 7 6 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
2011-05-23 2011-06-22 15-DL 30 27 Right Forearm Strain -
2010-07-01 2010-07-15 Minors 14 0 Right Groin Strain -
2009-07-15 2009-07-24 Minors 9 0 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2008-06-28 2008-07-07 Minors 9 0 Left Knee Sprain - -
2007-05-11 2007-06-11 Minors 31 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 LAN $
2015 CIN $1,850,000
2014 CIN $1,200,000
2013 CIN $510,000
2012 CIN $487,500
2011 CIN $414,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$4,461,500
5 yrTotal$4,461,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 119 dBeverly Hills Sports Council1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/14/16 (minor-league contract). Released by Arizona 3/28/16. Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 4/6/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 2 year/$3.05M (2014-15). Signed extension with Cincinnati 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration). 14:$1.2M, 15:$1.85M. 2015 salary increases $50,000 each for 60, 65, 70 games in 2014. Sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 4/2/15. Contract selected 8/19/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/3/15. Elected free agency 11/10/15.
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2013). Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/13.
  • 1 year/$0.4875M (2012). Re-signed by Cincinnati 2/12.
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011). Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/08. Re-signed by Cincinnati 2/21/09.
  • Drafted by Cincinnati 2005 (4-122) (Texas). $0.26M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 6.2 0 1.1 27 4 51.4 45 13 34 7 .250 1.14 3.84 4.05 -5.3 -0.6
80o 5.3 0 0.9 24 3 45.3 43 12 30 6 .264 1.23 4.22 4.46 -6.6 -0.7
70o 4.7 0 0.8 22 3 41.0 41 12 27 6 .274 1.29 4.50 4.76 -7.3 -0.8
60o 4.2 0 0.7 20 3 37.5 39 11 25 6 .283 1.35 4.74 5.02 -7.6 -0.8
50o 3.8 0 0.6 18 2 34.3 37 11 23 6 .291 1.41 4.97 5.26 -7.8 -0.9
40o 3.4 0 0.6 17 2 31.1 35 10 21 5 .299 1.47 5.20 5.52 -7.9 -0.9
30o 2.9 0 0.5 15 2 27.8 33 10 19 5 .308 1.53 5.46 5.79 -7.9 -0.9
20o 2.5 0 0.4 13 2 24.1 30 9 16 4 .319 1.61 5.76 6.11 -7.6 -0.8
10o 1.9 0 0.3 10 1 19.1 25 7 13 4 .333 1.72 6.19 6.58 -7.0 -0.8
Weighted Mean3.700.618233.53610225.2891.394.945.23-7.6-0.8

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2019 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
2020364325169810129691547.3031.334.855.429.32.76.31.4-0.4
202137432506959827661447.3031.324.825.389.32.66.31.3-0.3
2022384325069710028671547.3031.324.915.489.32.66.21.4-0.5
202339332455869225591447.3061.365.075.669.62.66.21.5-0.6
202440332465899427601447.3061.365.065.659.52.76.11.4-0.6
202541332455869126591447.3041.365.055.649.52.76.21.5-0.5
202642321425818624541347.3051.365.105.709.62.76.01.5-0.6
202743321384727722481247.3051.385.165.769.62.86.01.5-0.6
202844221344667120441147.3051.395.185.799.72.76.01.5-0.5

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6 78 Claudio Vargas 2013 0.00 DNP
7 77 Vladimir Nunez 2010 0.00 DNP
8 77 Jared Fernandez 2007 0.00 DNP
9 76 Josh Kinney 2014 0.00 DNP
10 76 Clay Rapada 2016 0.00 DNP
11 75 Chris Sampson 2013 0.00 DNP
12 74 Jean Machi 2017 2.35
13 74 R.A. Dickey 2010 3.20
14 74 Nick Masset 2017 0.00 DNP
15 73 Steve Karsay 2007 0.00 DNP
16 73 John Bale 2009 6.35
17 73 Jason Childers 2010 0.00 DNP
18 73 Jim Miller 2017 0.00 DNP
19 73 David Aardsma 2017 0.00 DNP
20 73 Chad Paronto 2011 0.00 DNP
21 73 Jonathan Albaladejo 2018 0.00 DNP
22 72 Travis Smith 2008 0.00 DNP
23 71 Bobby Korecky 2015 0.00 DNP
24 71 Chris Narveson 2017 0.00 DNP
25 70 Logan Kensing 2018 0.00 DNP
26 70 Lou Pote 2007 0.00 DNP
27 70 Carlos Torres 2018 6.52
28 70 Nelson Figueroa 2009 4.22
29 70 Brandon Lyon 2015 0.00 DNP
30 70 Jim Brower 2008 0.00 DNP
31 70 Chris Smith 2016 3.28
32 70 Tim Hamulack 2012 0.00 DNP
33 70 Dustin McGowan 2017 4.87
34 70 Les Walrond 2012 0.00 DNP
35 70 Ken Ray 2010 0.00 DNP
36 70 Brian Duensing 2018 7.88
37 69 Dale Thayer 2016 0.00 DNP
38 69 Kevin Gryboski 2009 0.00 DNP
39 69 Marty McLeary 2010 0.00 DNP
40 69 Brandon Duckworth 2011 0.00 DNP
41 69 Ramiro Mendoza 2007 0.00 DNP
42 69 Buddy Carlyle 2013 0.00 DNP
43 68 Travis Driskill 2007 9.00
44 68 Todd Williams 2006 5.68
45 68 Bob Locker 1973 3.39
46 68 Jason Johnson 2009 0.00 DNP
47 68 Mark Lowe 2018 0.00 DNP
48 68 Raul Valdes 2013 7.46
49 67 Jarrett Grube 2017 0.00 DNP
50 67 Carlos Fisher 2018 0.00 DNP
51 67 Scott Strickland 2011 0.00 DNP
52 67 Mike Zagurski 2018 63.00
53 67 John Wasdin 2008 0.00 DNP
54 67 Joey Eischen 2005 3.72
55 67 Brian Shouse 2004 2.44
56 67 Jeremy Powell 2011 0.00 DNP
57 67 Ron Mahay 2006 4.74
58 67 Matt Albers 2018 7.60
59 67 Denny Stark 2010 0.00 DNP
60 66 Larry Andersen 1988 3.05
61 66 Tony Fiore 2007 0.00 DNP
62 66 Joe Thatcher 2017 0.00 DNP
63 66 Pat Neshek 2016 3.26
64 66 Stephen Randolph 2009 0.00 DNP
65 66 Ryan Vogelsong 2013 6.34
66 66 Daisuke Matsuzaka 2016 0.00 DNP
67 66 Danny Graves 2009 0.00 DNP
68 66 Randy Flores 2011 0.00 DNP
69 66 Luis Arroyo 1962 5.35 DNP
70 66 Blaine Boyer 2017 4.35
71 66 Joe Grzenda 1972 6.17
72 66 Stu Miller 1963 2.88
73 66 Luis Ayala 2013 3.00
74 66 Brian Lawrence 2011 0.00 DNP
75 66 Jon Rauch 2014 0.00 DNP
76 66 Terry Leach 1989 5.40
77 66 Craig Breslow 2016 5.79
78 66 John Halama 2007 0.00 DNP
79 66 Jim Johnson 2018 5.40
80 66 Buddy Groom 2001 3.82
81 65 Tyler Walker 2011 0.00 DNP
82 65 Tsuyoshi Wada 2016 0.00 DNP
83 65 Dick Drago 1980 4.55
84 65 Kerry Ligtenberg 2006 0.00 DNP
85 65 Bobby Tiefenauer 1965 5.81
86 65 Jamey Wright 2010 5.09
87 65 Chin-hui Tsao 2016 5.40
88 65 Joel Peralta 2011 3.06
89 65 Bobby Shantz 1961 3.83
90 65 Rick White 2004 5.97
91 65 Daniel McCutchen 2018 0.00 DNP
92 65 Shawn Camp 2011 4.88
93 65 Chad Qualls 2014 3.86
94 65 Jeff Francis 2016 0.00 DNP
95 65 Juan Perez 2014 0.00 DNP
96 65 Mike MacDougal 2012 7.94
97 65 Matt Lindstrom 2015 0.00 DNP
98 65 Julio Manon 2008 0.00 DNP
99 65 Gene Garber 1983 5.79
100 65 Randy Williams 2011 6.48

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2016 “The stuff returned to my norm, which is unremarkable, but still good enough.” That was LeCure the day he returned to Cincinnati after spending most of the summer in Louisville, displaying the self-awareness that has helped make him a bullpen fixture for the better part of six seasons. LeCure uses a million tricks to keep hitters from sitting on his combustible upper-80s fastball; last year he started replacing more of his knuckle-curves with an improved splitter and turned into a true worm-killer down the stretch. That bodes well for his future, so we should expect to see even more sluggers trudging back to the dugout sporting the classic “how'd that guy get me out?” expression in the middle innings this summer.
2015 After LeCure pitched just like heaven in 2013, many thought he could compete for a back-end bullpen role. The walk rate held steady last year, but, as he lost velocity, his strikeout rate declined to a wrong number. He's always handled lefties well thanks to a good curveball, but one good pitch is never enough in the big leagues unless it's Marianoesque. "Why can't I be you," LeCure probably wondered as he watched righties pound his diminished stuff for a sky-high .333/.384/.468 line. Big boys don't cry about turns of fortune in the majors, though, and LeCure will surely just say yes to a middle-relief role in 2015, hoping the curve continues to act as a lullaby to lefty hitters.
2014 If you had a pitch that generated a 44 percent whiff rate, a 46 percent groundball rate, a .116 batting average against and a .159 opponents' slugging percentage, youd use it pretty often, right? Those are the career numbers for LeCures curveball, and 2013 marked the second year in a row it saw a 10 percentage point rise in usage, to 27 percent. He's not a hard thrower by any means, and at some point game theory suggests he'll get diminishing returns from the curve, but the whiff rate actually ticked up in heavier usage last year. To top it off, through the wonders of small sample sorcery, LeCure even played the role of reverse specialist, as he held lefties to a minuscule .446 OPS.
2013 Whatever LeProblem was, LeCure solved it on moving to the bullpen. The former fourth-round pick became a key part of Baker's bullpen last year, particularly toward the end. LeCure held batters to a 505 OPS in the second half and worked four scoreless innings in the NLDS. He didn't allow a homer after May 24no small feat given his home park. LeCure doesn't throw hard, but features a starter's arsenal that keeps hitters guessing. There is nothing sexy about his game except the results, which in the end are all that matter.
2012 On a team with as many week-to-week crises in the rotation as the Reds had to deal with, LeCure was an indispensable man for the five months he was healthy enough to contribute. Calling him a low-velo guy would be a mistake; he's a utility pitcher who can occasionally dial up a 94-mph fastball, but he's also a five-pitch hurler who can hit the corners. He can be spotted in the rotation or handle multi-inning relief chores. If there were ever an "11th man Olympics," LeCure would be on the short list of favorites to medal, and as long as you don't insist he graduate from the role, you're in great shape.
2011 Low-velocity LeCure packs a four-pitch arsenal, but one would be hard-pressed to describe any of his standard-issue offerings as plus, at least while keeping a straight face. The 2005 fourth-rounder has better control than he showed in his MLB debut, but the rest of the package doesnt stand to get much better. Formerly an extreme fly-ball pitcher, LeCure induced grounders at a higher rate last season, a trend that will have to continue for him to succeed while calling Great American Ball Park home. As a starter, his potential probably surpasses replacement level, which makes him an adequate short-term substitute for, say, an injured Homer Bailey, but not the kind of arm on which a team would want to rely for long. LeCure was far more effective in a small-sample taste of relief, which should provide the Reds with food for thought about his future.
2010 A fourth-round pick in 2005, LeCure is a fly-ball pitcher with slightly above-average velocity on his fastball, but also below-average movement. In his Triple-A debut in 2009, he posted solid peripherals, but had underwhelming results. Hes in line to be a replacement starter in 2010, and could have a future as a fifth starter, but one can expect that pitching at the Gap hell see a drop in his strikeout rate and an increase in his home-run rate, which is a dangerous combination.
2009 LeCure repeated at Chattanooga, with results not much different from the first time around, and his peripherals were right around his minor league career rates. Nevertheless added to the 40-man roster in November, LeCure remains a pitchability prospect, with average stuff across the board but a good sense of how approach the batter. Like Matt Maloney, he's also an extreme fly-ball pitcher in an organization whose end stop is a bandbox, and that just doesn't bode well.
2008 The Filthy LeCure doesn't have the same ceiling as the big arms in the system, but he is a more polished product. He also has a unique background due to sitting out his junior year in college do to academic problems, but that may have been a blessing in disguise, as the Reds got a fresh arm out of the college game, which is notorious for destroying young pitching. LeCure is not big, and he lacks that one big pitch to get scouts excited, but he mixes his pitches well, throws strikes, and should be a solid back of the rotation option by 2009.
2007 The academic issues that kept Lecure from pitching as a junior at the University of Texas helped drop him to the fourth round in the 2005 draft. The Reds jumped him up to High-A in his full-season debut in 2006 and Lecure didn`t disappoint. Flashing an ability to mix low-90s heat with good sliders and changeups, a successful jump to Double-A this year would put Lecure into the picture for the back end of the big league rotation in 2008.

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DateQuestionAnswer
2013-02-27 20:00:00 (link to chat)Any of these guys worth a look in an NL only 4x4 standard league? Trevor Rosenthal, Tony Cingrani, Arodys Vizcaino, Christian Garcia, J.J. Hoover, or Sam Lecure.
(Johnny T from The Hills)
Rosenthal is definitely worth a $2-3 bid in NL-only. His stuff is legitimate and even if he's only a set-up man, his Ks mean that he could put up sneaky $10-12 value. (Mike Gianella)
2012-02-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)PECOTA seems extremely down on Reds pitchers. 24 year old Mike Leake is projected to have a worse year than either of his previous (and only) 2. The skill and performance changes we've seen from 26 year old Johnny Cueto are projected to disappear. Same with Sam LeCure. There just seems to be a massive regression across the board. I'm wary of simply being a homer and wearing rose color glasses, but this seems "off", even accounting for reasonable levels of regression based on performance of year's past and to the mean. What am I missing?
(Rick from Chicago)
Leake is a guy whose outpitched his FIP for two straight seasons. One season he did this by having a really low BABIP, another season he did this by giving up unearned runs at twice the league average. PECOTA doesn't just look at what a guy's done, but how he's done it - some things carry with them a higher predictive value than others, and so Leake's ERAs are maybe not the best reflection of the underlying skills he has. (Colin Wyers)
2011-04-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who the hell is Sam LeCure, where did he come from, and why is he pitching so well?
(Jordan from DC)
A pitcher; the University of Texas; I have no idea. You have to love that he is missing bats, while keeping runners off base. He snuck up on me as well. I need to go back and watch some of his work. (Jason Parks)
2010-12-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Bronson Arroyo, Johnny Cueto, Edinson Volquez, Homer Bailey, Travis Wood, Mike Leake, Matt Maloney, Sam LeCure, Aroldis Chapman. That's 9 guys for 5 rotation spots in Cincinnati. How can Jocketty best capitalize on that depth?
(RMR from Chicago)
A few of the brighter bulbs 'round these parts (where there isn't much call for cheddar, by the way)have made a few suggestions. IIRC, SG recommended they trade Volquez, while CK opted for shipping out Maloney, I think. Me, I'd find out what sort of a market there is for Mike Leake -- maybe he's already at his peak trade value. It's really, really hard to predict trades that actually get made, because you almost always look like you're way over- or under-valuing someone in retrospect. That being said, sitting on all that pitching is like sitting on a pot of gold, and Jocketty is sure to be a very popular man next week. (Ken Funck)
2010-08-20 15:30:00 (link to chat)Any chance the Reds' AAA affiliate could beat the Pirates in a 7 game series? They're trotting out a lineup of Dave Sappelt, Chris Valaika, Yonder Alonso, Todd Frazier, Juan Francisco, Danny Dorn, and Devin Mesoraco, with Sam LeCure, Matt Maloney, Aaron Harang, and Aroldis Chapman among their pitchers.
(Joe from Cincy)
I was going to rip you and talk about how massive the different is between Triple-A and the big leagues is, but they might have a chance. I'll still favor the Pirates though. (Kevin Goldstein)


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