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those look like the stats of a pot smoking sex addict. 

You have to have drafted/auctioned terribly, be desperate, and also have more than a dash of recklessness to toss a guy who hasn't faced major leaguers in nearly two years onto your active roster, eve

5.2 IP 3H 0R 1BB 8K tonight in what is likely his last rehab appearance.

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5 hours ago, The_Real_Deal said:

 

 

Lets hope Yordan is in the majors by Thurs? Ok

*spits drink all over the screen and then almost chokes on it*

Ok, maybe a bit drastic, but it'd be a shock.  I'm obviously right there with you in hoping since I own him too, but I'm guessing he needs to literally hit a ball all the way to Houston and hit their GM on the head before they'll call him up.

Back on topic though, it should be interesting to see how his last rehab start goes.  Obviously definitely a very worthwhile DL stash, especially since Wins are so hard to come by and he should be in line for enough with the Brewers.

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This happened with Scooter Gennett earlier this year. ESPN removed his IL status for about a half hour.

I imagine they’ll fix this error shortly, although maybe I’m giving ESPN too much credit given how few f***s they give this year.

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Just now, Ryansm11 said:

Is he going to start or be a bullpen piece? 

 

Hes being worked in his rehab starts as a starter, Id imagine thats what were going to see him come back and do. Chacin is a pretty easy guy to bump at present.

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37 minutes ago, Members_Only_76 said:

Nelson (hopefully the last) rehab start tomorrow (Thursday)...betting his first MLB start is end of next week @ PIT....

Barring some terrible outing tomorrow, is there any reason to hesitate starting him? It's a good matchup. He might not pitch deep enough to get a QS, but unless you have unique circumstances (innings cap, etc,), this seems like a must start from the get go.

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2 hours ago, AnonymousRob said:

Barring some terrible outing tomorrow, is there any reason to hesitate starting him? It's a good matchup. He might not pitch deep enough to get a QS, but unless you have unique circumstances (innings cap, etc,), this seems like a must start from the get go.

 

depends on your options I suppose....but as long as he looks good (which he did last Friday) I would roll him out @ PIT if I needed to...ideally sit him at first though I think.

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4 hours ago, Members_Only_76 said:

Nelson (hopefully the last) rehab start tomorrow (Thursday)...betting his first MLB start is end of next week @ PIT....

If your ratios are already out of play then I'd go for it, if my matchup is close I will probably let him ride the pine. First start back after a long absence vs major league hitters isnt a good recipe regardless of how he's looked in milb play.

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4.2 inn. 5 HA. 3 BB. 4 ER. 6 K  

 

Don’t like the walks, but fine with it otherwise.   

 

probably his last rehab start pending he feels fine the next couple days. 

 

Edit. After reading more more on Twitter. He had a no hitter thru 4 inn. and breaking stuff looked nasty. Tucker hit a HR off him and maybe ran out of gas in the 5th  

 

 

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Imagine they will give him 1-2 more tuneups. Sucks having him burn an active roster spot now but just had a new player hit the DL so swapped them out and can continue to make add/drops. Hopefully he goes out and deals gets back up to the show soon.

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