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Capps/Storen

Postby rightwingjedi » Tue Jul 13, 2010 6:49 am

With the 31st approaching fast, has anyone started to hear more Capps trade rumors, because I think there is a 50/50 shot he might be gone and Storen becomes a $15 RP over night.

The Nat's sound like they want to get young and cheap very fast.

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Re: Capps/Storen

Postby Grey » Tue Jul 13, 2010 10:06 am

I think Clippard steps in if Capps is traded.
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Re: Capps/Storen

Postby microwave donut » Tue Jul 13, 2010 7:32 pm

At first I would think that there's no way a team would burn a high pick on a RP, promote him to the majors after a month and not have him slated to close, but after looking at it more closely I also think Clippard would get the job, at least for 2010.

Clippard is a SO/FB guy while Storen is a GB guy. Clippard has been awful with inherited runners too. Both have similar FIP's.

I'm not sure which would be a more effective closer, but if I were a Nats fan I'd much rather see Storen working high leverage setup situations with Clippard only appearing in clean innings.
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Re: Capps/Storen

Postby Paper Tiger » Wed Jul 14, 2010 7:46 am

The club is referring to Storen as their future closer. I think if Capps gets traded this season there is a good shot Storen gets the first look and Clippard stays in setup. They aren't going to be in contention so there will be little reason for them to change their thinking.

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Re: Capps/Storen

Postby dc123 » Thu Jul 15, 2010 4:45 pm

I think Clippard gets first shot. When Capps was unavailable against Pitt earlier in the yr, Clippard got the 9th inning save work. Of course Clippard has been sucking lately.


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