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Old 06-26-2014, 09:59 AM
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Default *Official* Scott Downs Appreciation Thread...

Good riddance...
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Old 06-26-2014, 10:01 AM
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I'm appreciative he's gone.

In all honesty, I thought we'd be saddled with him all year. Good to see them actually trimming some fat, without worrying about the financial side. Although, I'm sure his contract bought him a few extra weeks.
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Old 06-26-2014, 10:10 AM
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Don Cooper said on a local radio show that he believes the White Sox parted with Scott Downs.
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Old 06-26-2014, 10:17 AM
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Abreu signing was Kenny's work.

So far Hahn gets an F at free agency.
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Old 06-26-2014, 10:19 AM
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Webb needs to be sent to AAA to work on his command.....
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Old 06-26-2014, 10:34 AM
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Good riddance. He was awful.
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Old 06-26-2014, 10:34 AM
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Looks like Surkamp is on his way up to fill the vacancy.
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Old 06-26-2014, 10:35 AM
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Old 06-26-2014, 10:51 AM
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I vaguely remember that there was one outing in which he retired three consecutive batters. But I may have him confused with someone else. Possibly the worst Sox LOOGY since Bryan Ward.


If Downs is done, that leaves Macier Izturis, Endy Chavez and Bartolo Colon as the last remaining active former Expos.
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Old 06-26-2014, 11:06 AM
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It was obvious that Scott Downs was finished in the preseason. The Sox wanted some veteran in the pen but he ran out of gas.

He's 38, he should go home and start coaching youth baseball.
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Old 06-26-2014, 11:38 AM
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My last memory of him after walking yet another guy was him laughing while walking off the mound toward second. Good riddance, jag.
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Old 06-26-2014, 11:44 AM
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Thanks for a performance last night that gave everyone a reason to want to part ways with you, even though you were never that impressive to begin with.
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Old 06-26-2014, 11:46 AM
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I vaguely remember that there was one outing in which he retired three consecutive batters. But I may have him confused with someone else. Possibly the worst Sox LOOGY since Bryan Ward.


If Downs is done, that leaves Macier Izturis, Endy Chavez and Bartolo Colon as the last remaining active former Expos.
I'm too lazy to look it up, but I also remember a string of a couple of games where he looked like he might be fixing whatever ailed him. Alas, it was not to be.
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Old 06-26-2014, 01:02 PM
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Good riddance...
I hope he had the Time of His Life.
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Old 06-26-2014, 01:08 PM
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Downs has a pretty solid track record, but he's had an awful season and has a lot of mileage on that arm. Glad to see the Sox yet again eat some cash to improve.

Goes to show, FA relievers are a crapshoot.
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