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Daily DraftKings Picks: Monday, Jul 21

Last Friday we took our first stab at DraftKings daily fantasy offerings following their All-Star break acquisition of Prof-favorite, DraftStreet. It was definitely a learning process and I didn’t wager much at all on Day 1, and that’s probably for the best as my Official Lineup was above average but not spectacular. Actually, the lineup entry you see below was a slightly modified...
Via Baseball Professor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reality of who the Colorado Rockies are surfaces as road trip finishes on Sunday

It's time for the Rockies to take Franklin Morales out of the rotation.This was their litmus test. This was their chance to show that they were different than in years past. This was the opportunity the Colorado Rockies had to prove the last of their doubters wrong.Instead, they emptied out the bandwagon and got everyone's minds focused on the Broncos before summer officially...
Via Rockies Review
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Franklin Morales isn't the answer for the Colorado Rockies in the 5th spot in the rotation

Franklin Morales isn't the solution for the Rockies rotation.If the Colorado Rockies are going to make a playoff run in 2014, Franklin Morales can't be a part of their starting rotation.It is easy to complain about a fifth starter. Every team in baseball would like to improve the back end of their starting rotation. There is a reason a guy is a fifth starter. He isn't...
Via Rockies Review
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Morales of the story is that Franklin wants to be in the Colorado Rockies rotation permanently

Franklin Morales has been better than anyone expected for the Rockies.There is a reason why Franklin Morales was one of the first pitchers taken in your fantasy baseball draft during spring training.Oh wait. He wasn't? No one took him at all? Oh yeah. Everyone expected him to be in the bullpen with an ERA hovering around 5.50 for the Colorado Rockies.On Tuesday night, as the...
Via Rockies Review
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Franklin Morales states his case for staying in the rotation for Colorado Rockies

Franklin Morales was great on Thursday.It wasn't the typical gem, but it still qualifies as one.With the eyes of the Denver sports world waiting for the Avalanche's incredible come from behind win, Franklin Morales was quietly stating his case for a permanent spot in the Colorado Rockies starting rotation.For some reason, when Morales pitches, the sense of confidence and...
Via Rockies Review
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Trade For Jonathan Herrera: What now?

Earlier this afternoon, the Boston Red Sox traded lefty reliever Franklin Morales and minor league pitcher Chris Martin for 29-year old infielder Jonathan Herrera. While obviously this isn’t exactly a huge trade, it does hint at which dominoes may or may not fall before spring training. Let’s take a quick look at what this means for the Red Sox going forward:   Bullpen loses...
Via isportsweb.com
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox expected to activate Franklin Morales from DL today

On Tuesday, the Boston Red Sox are expected to activate left handed Franklin Morales from the 15-Day DL and bolster the pitching depth. According to Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe, the Red Sox could send down right hander Alfredo Aceves to Triple-A Pawtucket in order to Morales. Morales hasn’t pitched for Boston since August 23, 2012 after suffering a left shoulder injury that...
Via CLNS Radio
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Franklin Morales out indefinitely

We knew Franklin Morales was out due to injury, but the prognosis seems to have worsened as Morales has a bulging disc according to Peter Abraham (and a bunch of other beat writers, but his tweet was the first I saw). There's no timetable on his return, and he had an epidural, according to Sean McAdam. With Morales and Breslow both out, we know a few things. One: Andrew Miller...
Via Ted's Army
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump... where Morales could be the new Aceves.

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Morales allowed two runs on four hits in five innings, while fanning nine and walking no one. Of the two runs allowed by Morales, the second could have been prevented had Dustin Pedroia and Darnell McDonald...
Via Ted's Army
June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Will Rhymes collapsed after being hit by a pitch (Video)

Rays second baseman Will Rhymes collapsed into the arms of his first base coach after being hit by a 95mph pitch during the 8th inning of Wednesday’s game. Rhymes was hit by a 2-2 fastball from Red Sox reliever Franklin Morales directly on the forearm. He immediately went down in pain, but he managed to make his way down to first base. Shortly after reaching base, Rhymes took...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2012  |  20 Comments
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