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Sleep Deprived or Talent Deprived?
Posted by Ted Rossman at 5/9/2008 1:55:00 PM
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Since playing a 22-inning game on April 17, the Rockies are 7-13 and the Padres are 4-15. The two teams that met in last season's NL Wild Card tiebreaker game are a combined 26-44 and have two of the four worst records in Major League Baseball.

Of the 24 teams involved in the 12 20-inning-or-longer games since 1980, eight have had a winning record in their next 20 games, 10 had a losing record and six were .500. No clear pattern to be found there.

So what's up with the Rockies and Padres? A 22-inning hangover or just bad play? I'd side with the latter. The Padres' lineup is miserable and the Rockies' rotation is atrocious. A little more sleep three weeks ago wouldn't change those facts.


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I agree with the latter as well. The Rockies pitching staff is going back to the days before the humidor. It's pretty bad when they have considered starting Grilli.
Posted by mr crunch at 5/9/2008 2:39:00 PM
 
The fact that the Rockies scoured the entire organization and the waiver wire and came up with Mark Redman as one of their five best options tells you all you need to know. Fortunately Redman is gone, but Jorge De La Rosa? Really? Who's next, Matt Morris?
Posted by vtadave at 5/9/2008 3:17:00 PM
 

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