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I thought I got a steal with this guy as my # 4.  I'm not so sure anymore.

I think he gets it going soon.  Boone pulled him with Mancini up and runners on 1st and 2nd.  Mancini has 2 homers against Happ this year and Happ was already at 88 pitches.

50 minutes ago, sunnyside said:

Haven't heard specific money discussed in relation to this guy.  What kind of contract will he end up getting?  70 mil for 3?  80 for 4?

I don't see money like that. I'm no expert, but a 2 year contract around $35 million, don't see 3 years, I really don't, but maybe 3 years for $50 mil, 

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12 hours ago, Whitecloud0101 said:

Is this the same ja Happ who has been really bad for the majority of his career?

Curious.

 

You mean the guy with a 3.48 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 8.4 k/9, 2.63 bb/9, 58 wins over the last four years?

Curious. 

 

He's not a guy that should be anyone's SP1 or SP2, but he has proven over the last four seasons (3 1/3 really) that he's a useful mid-rotation guy for fantasy teams. And I wouldn't classify him as "really bad" for the majority of his career. Average or below average? Sure. Really bad? No. 

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On 12/11/2018 at 10:51 AM, Flyman75 said:

 

You mean the guy with a 3.48 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 8.4 k/9, 2.63 bb/9, 58 wins over the last four years?

Curious. 

 

He's not a guy that should be anyone's SP1 or SP2, but he has proven over the last four seasons (3 1/3 really) that he's a useful mid-rotation guy for fantasy teams. And I wouldn't classify him as "really bad" for the majority of his career. Average or below average? Sure. Really bad? No. 

 

i agree.  happ will pitch to a 3.4-3.8 era and can easily win 17-20 games for the yankees.

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I don't get why pitchers agree to vesting options with terms like Happ's deal has. 

It's so easy for the team to manipulate innings/role between skipping starts, bullpen, phantom DL stints, etc that it seems super unlikely for any chance that the option vests.

 

Although if NYY are the only team to offer any kind of 3rd year option at all, I guess it makes sense for him to agree to the deal.

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I never seem to want to draft this guy, but he always puts up solid numbers over the course of the season cumulatively. I like him better in roto because it seems he does blow up from time to time and could hurt in H2H. I think he's top 15-20 SP over the last 3 seasons. Not going to light the world on fire with K's, but mid 3 ERA, 1.2 WHIP, and wins.

 

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On 12/10/2018 at 10:07 PM, Whitecloud0101 said:

Is this the same ja Happ who has been really bad for the majority of his career?

Curious.

 

lol. Someone's been asleep for four years.

 

I'm curious myself. As these are his numbers the last four seasons, 

 

31 GS, 172 IP, 3.61 ERA, 151 Ks (7.9 K/9)

32 GS, 195 IP, 3.18 ERA, 163 Ks (7.5 K/9)

25 GS, 145.1 IP, 3.53 ERA, 142 Ks (8.8 K/9)

31 GS, 177.2 IP, 3.65 ERA, 193 Ks (9.8 K/9)

 

which of these seasons would you refer to as "really bad." 

 

For the vast majority of the last four years, JA Happ has been really good. He set another career high in Whiff% last year, and the only concern with Happ is age. 

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On 1/4/2019 at 11:44 AM, Members_Only_76 said:

I never seem to want to draft this guy, but he always puts up solid numbers over the course of the season cumulatively. I like him better in roto because it seems he does blow up from time to time and could hurt in H2H. I think he's top 15-20 SP over the last 3 seasons. Not going to light the world on fire with K's, but mid 3 ERA, 1.2 WHIP, and wins.

 

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He gonna get lit up this yr.

Book it.

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Just now, SuperJoint said:

Why was he lifted after 4.1 v BAL. He wasn't great but not horrible either have to wonder if injury?

Didn’t look injured - have to assume it was just Boone’s decision.

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