Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 6/6/16
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baby bull
12:36
How did the Padres pay a chunk of Shields salary and only get a corner inf/OF project who wont see the big league field for 5+ years?
Dan Szymborski
12:36
Because Shields didn't have a lot of trade value
You can argue that you'd sign Shields for that contract, but you wouldn't *pay* for the privilege of doing so.
12:37
So to get something in return, the padres had buy in.
mtsw
12:37
Mexico City may one day have a MLB team but it's at an even higher altitude than Denver (~7500 feet above sea level). Besides playing in a pressurized dome, what could a Mexico City franchise learn from Coors Field in the best way to design a workable stadium at altitude?
Dan Szymborski
12:37
I'm not sure that Denver has figured it out.
TengoPreguntas
12:38
The idea that the nats would give up Giolito for Andrew Miller is crazy, right?
Dan Szymborski
12:38
I think so
Gaucho
12:38
Is Francisco Liriano fixable? He has been rough to watch lately.
Dan Szymborski
12:38
I'm still optimistic
mtsw
12:39
Now that Shields is off the table, what's a sensible trade target for Baltimore to strengthen their starting lineup?
Dan Szymborski
12:39
I'm not sure they really have one.
mathenaging '16
12:39
if you were a manager would you utilize the ipad?
Dan Szymborski
12:39
I prefer windows.
j6takish
12:39
Without knowing anything about me or my skills, what should I go to grad school for?
Dan Szymborski
12:39
A graduate degree.
Erik
12:39
The Copa America got me thinking: if the USA sent it's best possible team to international baseball competitions, would they be overwhelming favorites every time? Or would they only be slightly ahead of Cuba/Dominican Republic/Japan/Puerto Rico?
Dan Szymborski
12:40
They should be favorites, but short series are always crapshoots compared to other sports
Jack Glasscock's Cup
12:40
Which MLBer is secretly the biggest gamer, the one that hides it so he 'fits in'?
Dan Szymborski
12:40
If it's a secret, then we don't know about it!
Pete
12:41
Is it time to start worrying about Stanton? If you were one of the Marlins’ brass, how worried would you be about him and that mega-contract on a scale of 1 to 10 (with 10 being the most worried)?
Dan Szymborski
12:41
2.
The odds that Stanton is a true .245 BABIP hitter are next to none.
Art Vandelay
12:41
Dan, have you been drinking?
Dan Szymborski
12:41
Well, if I don't have hydration, I die.
12:42
Though I imagine I could get most of my water through food.
Jim
12:42
Corey Seager 4+ WAR through first half a season. He good.
Red Red Saux
12:43
With Blake Swihart down potentially for the year, will Rusney get a shot to take that regular position?
Dan Szymborski
12:43
Red Sox fans should hope not.
Matt
12:43
Does Iglesias become the permanent closer in that awful pen?
Dan Szymborski
12:44
If the team's smart, not until they are absolutely sure he can't stay healthy as a starter
Shape
12:44
Josh Naylor's stabbing of Stone Garrett actually made be feel better about Miami's farm system. Just the fact that there was a prank feels like an improvement. Thoughts?
Dan Szymborski
12:44
Well, it's better than an intentional knife injury
Dugg
12:44
Teheran for Moncada and lower level prospects?
Dan Szymborski
12:44
No
Ryan
12:45
Why havent the White Sox brought up Tim Anderson?
Dan Szymborski
12:45
He's not actually playing all that well this year and it's his initial go at AAA
12:46
I don't have it in front of me, but I don't think his 2016 translation so far is any worse than Rollins's performance
Outta my way, Gyorkass
12:46
Predict the heartbreaking way the Cubs will exit the playoffs this season short of a WS title.
Dan Szymborski
12:46
Arrieta returns to his planet.
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