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33 minutes ago, osb_tensor said:

Well thought out, logical reasoning. I can totally see where you're coming from. 🙄

This is baseball bro, don't care about football, and yes, age compared to the competition is fairly important when considering minor league numbers. 

You asked a yes-or-no question - what was the problem with my response?

Given the scenario and facts that you’re positing, it does not necessarily follow that the older player will outperform the younger player.

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Listening to San Diego sports radio early this afternoon word is he was doing some promotional videos at the stadium.  Recall probably coming.

I don't even look at his numbers from last year.  So many of his starts were tainted by the blister issues.  I'd make the argument if he wasn't dealing with the blisters he would have put up similar n

I very much doubt it, as he's yet to throw a pitch in a full season league. I'd expect him to start in A this year, possibly finishing in A+. Somewhere between late 2020 to late 2021 would be a more r

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36 minutes ago, osb_tensor said:

Well thought out, logical reasoning. I can totally see where you're coming from. 🙄

This is baseball bro, don't care about football, and yes, age compared to the competition is fairly important when considering minor league numbers. 

 

But, but, but. Mize threw a no hitter so that qualifies him as being better than anyone who hasn’t lol.

Philip Humber pitched a perfect game in 2012. I guess that makes him the best pitcher that year. lol

 

 

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22 hours ago, phily915 said:

Making a big leap in 2019 in A+, K's increasing, BB's decreasing -- Is my #2 Pitching prospect

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I don't even look at his numbers from last year.  So many of his starts were tainted by the blister issues.  I'd make the argument if he wasn't dealing with the blisters he would have put up similar numbers last year.

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18 minutes ago, MathieuVirtuoso said:

I think he's better than Mize. Better K pitches and just as good of a batted ball profile. Mize might be more polished right now, but I think Gore's ceiling is way higher. 

 

Kershaw is not an unreal comp.

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23 hours ago, B&F said:

 

Kershaw is not an unreal comp.

 

23 hours ago, MathieuVirtuoso said:

 

It's not at all. All the way down to mechanical similarities. 

Kershaw comps were floated around a couple of years back which is what prompted me to jump all over this guy.

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The Rotoworld blurb on same:

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Padres promoted LHP MacKenzie Gore to Double-A Amarillo.

To say this was earned is an understatement. Gore, 20, has been among the top performers in the minors regardless of level, and owns a 1.02 ERA along with a 110/20 K/BB ratio over 79 1/3 innings. The third pick of the 2017 draft, Gore has a rare combination of a high-floor and high-ceiling because he locates swing-and-miss stuff. We likely don't see him pitch for the Padres in 2019, but it's absolutely possible that he contributes in 2020. He's a must-have in dynasty formats.

Source: Dennis Lin on Twitter                Jul 9, 2019, 2:35 PM ET

And yes, Dennis Lin, he is a must have in dynasty formats and I have him, heh.

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As long as he does what is expected of him in AA, I can see him being called up at some point next season.  Even in a keeper league, which obviously keeps less than a dynasty league likely would, I can see stashing him and keeping him for next year if you have a pitching need and a spot in your keepers for next season.  Obviously pitching against LA and in Coors are two rough assignments each season, he's too good for any of that to matter.

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14 hours ago, KilloWertz said:

As long as he does what is expected of him in AA, I can see him being called up at some point next season.  Even in a keeper league, which obviously keeps less than a dynasty league likely would, I can see stashing him and keeping him for next year if you have a pitching need and a spot in your keepers for next season.  Obviously pitching against LA and in Coors are two rough assignments each season, he's too good for any of that to matter.

Well, San Diego wasn't shy about promoting Tatis early.  Hopefully they'll give Gore the same treatment.  As you mentioned, if he continues to put up video game numbers in AA he should be up next season.

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On 7/10/2019 at 1:53 PM, tommyGunZ said:

FWIW, the expectation amongst Padre diehards is for Gore to be in the rotation out of ST next year.  

this absolutely, if hes one of the 5 best in ST hes there, Padres proved it with Tatis and Paddack

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Pretty solid AA debut. 

5.1 IP, 0ER, 2H, 1BB, 1HBP, 4K

left the game w 1 out and runners on 1st (walk) and 2nd (hit by pitch). Michel Baez came in for relief and got him out of the jam.

Gore was at 93 pitches (57 strikes), and I would have like to see him go against one more batter to see him pitch thru some trouble with two men on. 

He is also lining up for the win as Amarillo is up 7-0. 

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