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Old 04-15-2019, 08:52 PM
Grzegorz Grzegorz is offline
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Originally Posted by TomBradley72 View Post
I think this season will tell alot of Coop's current ability to help a staff-

He has a 100% healthy Rodon and Giolito and Lopez are in their 2nd full season in the bigs- how those 3 develop under his tutelage will say alot. I'm not going to judge him on how Nova and Santana perform.

The progress of Fry, Burr, Ruiz and Banuelos (and some of the other guys that are sure to get time) will be a measure as well- especially Fry since he was up a good chunk of last year.
If this staff is close to the hot mess it was at the end of last season then what do you do?
“There were a few hard rules, but everybody was unique, and he understood that. George’s great strength was he didn’t overcoach. There’s no place for panic on the mound.” - Jim Palmer on George Bamberger “Arms and the man,” Sports Illustrated, April 19, 2004
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