White Sox Interactive Forums
Minor Observations

Welcome
Go Back   White Sox Interactive Forums > Baseball Discussions > Minor Observations
Home Chat Stats Register Blogs FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-11-2004, 03:06 PM
OEO Magglio OEO Magglio is offline
WSI Church Elder
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 2,922
Default Bmac dominates again!

Not really a surprise but today Bmac went 8 innings giving up 4 hits, no runs, 8 k's, and of course no walks.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-11-2004, 03:15 PM
The Tom The Tom is offline
WSI Regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 126
Default

McCarthy is really dominating in W-S. He's now 6-0 in 8 starts with a 2.08 ERA and an eye-popping 60k:3bb. He has pitched absolutely unconcious the last three starts: 3-0 ,22 ip, 1 ER, O BB, 32k, and 7 hits. He's allowed the same number of BASERUNNERS in his last three STARTS as Diaz allowed run in less then 3 INNINGS. This kid is amazing. What is there left for him at W-S. I know they are in a pennant race, but so is Birmingham and BMac is definitely deserving. Also, Baseball America has him something like 7 on their hot sheet.
__________________
I'd still probably be the coolest guy in the world, just a different kind of cool. More of a, "I'm so cool, you don't even know I'm cool" kind of cool.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-11-2004, 03:17 PM
OEO Magglio OEO Magglio is offline
WSI Church Elder
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 2,922
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Tom
McCarthy is really dominating in W-S. He's now 6-0 in 8 starts with a 2.08 ERA and an eye-popping 60k:3bb. He has pitched absolutely unconcious the last three starts: 3-0 ,22 ip, 1 ER, O BB, 32k, and 7 hits. He's allowed the same number of BASERUNNERS in his last three STARTS as Diaz allowed run in less then 3 INNINGS. This kid is amazing. What is there left for him at W-S. I know they are in a pennant race, but so is Birmingham and BMac is definitely deserving. Also, Baseball America has him something like 7 on their hot sheet.
Yeah, his numbers are just sick and your right he's 7 on the hotsheet. I don't think they'll move him up to Birmingham this year, I think he'll stay in Winston Salem for the rest of the year and then start next year in Birmingham but I could be wrong about that.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-11-2004, 03:30 PM
MRKARNO MRKARNO is offline
WSI High Priest
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Downtown
Posts: 7,678
Default

I don't think there's any question that he's ready to move up to the next level. To leave him in High-A for the rest of the year would be a waste of 2 months in my opinion. Let him go up to AA right now.

Any Chance he starts next year at AAA Charlotte?
__________________
Post season checklist:
First home playoff win in 46 years Check
First playoff series win in 88 years Check
First Pennant in 46 years CHECK
First World Series in 88 years CHECK
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-11-2004, 03:38 PM
OEO Magglio OEO Magglio is offline
WSI Church Elder
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 2,922
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MRKARNO
I don't think there's any question that he's ready to move up to the next level. To leave him in High-A for the rest of the year would be a waste of 2 months in my opinion. Let him go up to AA right now.

Any Chance he starts next year at AAA Charlotte?
KARNO, I completely agree with you, just imo I think he's left in Winston Salem to finish the year off but once again I definitely could be wrong about that.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-11-2004, 03:41 PM
Mohoney Mohoney is offline
WSI High Priest
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Palos Hills, IL
Posts: 5,009
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MRKARNO
I don't think there's any question that he's ready to move up to the next level. To leave him in High-A for the rest of the year would be a waste of 2 months in my opinion. Let him go up to AA right now.

Any Chance he starts next year at AAA Charlotte?
Yeah. Send him to Charlotte next year. The guy doesn't need AA ball. 60 K, 3 BB?

This guy can skip AA with those kind of dominant peripheral stats. Actually, screw the peripheral stats, his ERA is good enough on its own merit to warrant a AAA spot.

I see this guy giving Garland a SERIOUS run for the money in Spring Training '06 if he can dominate in Charlotte.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Horsemaster Fred
This is the major leagues so get it how you live and letís fight tomorrow.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 08-11-2004, 03:51 PM
habibharu habibharu is offline
WSI Personality
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: champaign
Posts: 1,053
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mohoney
Yeah. Send him to Charlotte next year. The guy doesn't need AA ball. 60 K, 3 BB?

This guy can skip AA with those kind of dominant peripheral stats. Actually, screw the peripheral stats, his ERA is good enough on its own merit to warrant a AAA spot.

I see this guy giving Garland a SERIOUS run for the money in Spring Training '06 if he can dominate in Charlotte.
hopefully we wont have garland then
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 08-11-2004, 03:56 PM
Gimm Gimm is offline
WSI Regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 481
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by habibharu
hopefully we wont have garland then
No, hopefully we will have Garland by then....performing like a young Mussina.

But not before we re-sign him to a long-term deal at a bargain basement price in '05, naturally,
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 08-11-2004, 03:58 PM
habibharu habibharu is offline
WSI Personality
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: champaign
Posts: 1,053
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Gimm
No, hopefully we will have Garland by then....performing like a young Mussina.

Mussina? i thought he is supposed to be a kevin brown!
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 08-11-2004, 04:02 PM
Gimm Gimm is offline
WSI Regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 481
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by habibharu
Mussina? i thought he is supposed to be a kevin brown!
No, you need both testicles to be Kevin Brown.

Mussina, on the other hand.....
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 08-11-2004, 04:09 PM
SoxxoS SoxxoS is offline
WSI High Priest
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Tempe AZ during school, lombard IL in the summer
Posts: 6,669
Default

There are pitchers that are ready earlier than others, BMAC might be the case. I think we could see him Sept. of next year with numbers like those.
__________________
http://www.whitesoxinteractive.com/vbulletin/profile.php?do=editsignature

Freddie, how are you getting guys out?

"throwing a bunch of bull****."
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 08-11-2004, 04:09 PM
CWSGuy406 CWSGuy406 is offline
WSI Personality
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Chicago
Posts: 660
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by habibharu
hopefully we wont have garland then
And - why is that?
__________________
Make the move, Kenny.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 08-11-2004, 04:27 PM
MRKARNO MRKARNO is offline
WSI High Priest
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Downtown
Posts: 7,678
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SoxxoS
I think we could see him Sept. of next year with numbers like those.
That's kind of what I was thinking too.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 08-11-2004, 04:55 PM
Rex Hudler Rex Hudler is offline
WSI Personality
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 872
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MRKARNO
I don't think there's any question that he's ready to move up to the next level. To leave him in High-A for the rest of the year would be a waste of 2 months in my opinion. Let him go up to AA right now.

Any Chance he starts next year at AAA Charlotte?
Actually there are only 22 days left in the minor league season.... plus playoffs......

At most he will get 6 or 7 more starts regardless of whether he is in W-S or Birmingham.

That said, I DO think you will see him in Birmingham very soon. I originally thought they would leave the rosters they way they were, but I think the Sox keeping Diaz will change that. Call it a hunch, but he could be starting in Montgomery next Monday...... or he could just go up for a spot start and go back down, since the Barons have 5 games in 4 days @ Huntsville next weekend (21st-24th). I'll welcome the opportunity to see him pitch if he comes this way.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 08-11-2004, 06:57 PM
Gimm Gimm is offline
WSI Regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 481
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SoxxoS
There are pitchers that are ready earlier than others, BMAC might be the case. I think we could see him Sept. of next year with numbers like those.
Yes, but it's not necessarily the numbers themselves (hi, Jeremy!) as much as it is HOW they were attained. A lot of excellent minor leaguers can't begin to translate the success into the bigs and leave the box-score readers scatching their heads.

MaCarthy appears to be one of the few whose (rapidly improving) stuff/command/makeup is highly projectable....if he stays healthy and continues to progress ahead of the curve, knock on wood.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



Forum Jump




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:33 AM.




Design by: Michelle

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Site-specific editorial/photos Copyright ©2001 - 2008 White Sox Interactive. All rights reserved.