12/31/16

Tom Brennan - WHAT ABOUT DAVE ROSEBOOM FOR METS' LOOGY?

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Tom Brennan - WHAT ABOUT DAVE ROSEBOOM FOR METS' LOOGY?

People wonder who our LOOGY will be next year in the Mets' pen in Queens.  

Jerry Blevins? Boone Logan?  Both costly.  Both aging a bit.

May I suggest, as an alternative: DAVE ROSEBOOM?

Lefty Dave put up spectacular numbers in AA last year: 
52 games, 1.87 ERA, 14 of 15 saves.

Lefties crushed him - oh, sorry, it was the other way around, with them hitting just .141 (11 for 78, with 30 Ks) against the Boomer.  Can you say SWISH?

Knowing how much Sandy and Terry love experience, and love not having guys skip AAA, I have to say that nevertheless, Roseboom earned real consideration - he rocked AA last year, and at minimum wage, far cheaper than Blevins and Logan, maybe he and Edgin duke it out, or both make the opening day 2017 pen.

If he makes it, there may be a rose boom to help the Trump economy in 2017.



4 comments:

Thomas Brennan said...

Happy new year, everyone. Watch the ball drop...and be comforted that it isn't Luis Castillo's fault this time. "See you" in 2017.

Reese Kaplan said...

Ask Paul Sewald how much the powers in charge of the team respect minor league accomplishments? Or ask TJ Rivera.

Edward Hoyt said...

I'm not sure what you guys are referring to, with regard to how Alderson and Collins "love experience" or the lack of respect for minor leaguers, but plenty of minor league guys have gotten opportunities. Inexperienced fellows who've been given that LOOGy role include Edgin himself and Scott Rice. I'm sure Roseboom will get a look, but right now, in January, he's behind Edgin and Smoker.

But these things change as performance dictates they should.

Mack Ade said...

Edward -

And injuries...

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