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    White Sox vs Indians 8/9 game thread Sunday Night Baseball

    Good call here. This is every single 2020 Game thread. Giolito game line: 7 ip, 4 hits, 2 runs, 5 bb's, 9k's. If you read this thread, he was the worst starter on planet earth.
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    Launch Engel?

    2018: 2020: So yesterday when I was watching the game, and saw Engel raking, I decided I wanted to take a deep dive into the changes Engel has obviously made. I completely disregarded 2019. Why? Great question! I disregarded 2019 because as you can see from the picture below, Engel implemented a large leg kick before his swing. He actually started to make some of the good changes to his hands last year, but he didn't see much benefit because of the leg kick. BUT at the end of 2019, when Engel was recalled, he had kept the changes he made to his hands from 2018, but he ditched the leg kick. This led to a 778 OPS in September of last year: What does that mean? The big change, besides the fact that Engel no longer dips his bat head parallel to the ground as he did in the 3rd still above of 2018, his hand position at contact and after is another change. While these weren't identical pitches, you'll notice Engel's bat is less parallel to the ground at contact than it was in 2018, in addition at the point of contact and after Engel's hands lift towards the sky, as opposed to a the flatter follow through in 2018. This has led to a big change in Engel's launch angle this year: Engel's launch angle is up 6% from last year - to 17.1% - and 3% over his career average. In addition, Engel is has a career low GB rate at 30.4% (11% below his career average). Additionally, he's pulling the ball much more frequently - 54% vs 44% in career - as he has opened his stance a bit and stopped straightening his front leg on impact as much. By eliminating the leg kick and opening his stance, Engel has found a way to make more contact in general (up 3% over last year) a, but especially in the zone (up 10% from his career average to 91%) and that has led to a dramatic decline in Engel's strike out rate which is down to 21% from a career average hovering around 30. This has led to good numbers, as Engel has maximized his skill set to generate power to the pull side. While Engel still isn't crushing the baseball (exit velocity is actually down over last year), nor is he barreling everything up (only 1 barrel this season), the changes he has made is helping him maximize his skill set. While he has had some luck, his xBA is 285, his xSLG is .463 and his wxOBA is .343 which means even if things regress to his contact profile, he's still a better than league average hitter with elite defense. Publishing the full post/version of this on my Blog tomorrow likely if anyone does care to read it.
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    Basabe traded to SF for cash considerations

    The Sox are coming up against a 40 man crunch at the end of this season; players like Basebe weren't going to get a chance to show themselves this year, so it was going to be difficult to hold him next year.
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    8.8.20 GT | Clevelanders @ White Sox | 1:10PM CT

    and drew Anderson is on the team and needs to pitch. You understand the same relievers can't throw everyday right? Guys are getting hurt and all you dolts want the manager to use the same guys everyday. So much ignorance.
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    8.8.20 GT | Clevelanders @ White Sox | 1:10PM CT

    I'm sorry i understand the game and don't blame managers for relievers who are on the roster giving up home runs.
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    8.8.20 GT | Clevelanders @ White Sox | 1:10PM CT

    Lol you're UPSET because Rick Renteria didn't replace Drew Anderson with Ross Detwiler.
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    8.8.20 GT | Clevelanders @ White Sox | 1:10PM CT

    I forgot why i stopped reading game threads often. These are just a train wreck. The negativity and the complete nonsense is just mind boggling. People b****ing about the 2nd reliever put into a bullpen game during a stretch of 16 in 16 or whatever it is. Enjoy your weekend. Go sox.
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    8.8.20 GT | Clevelanders @ White Sox | 1:10PM CT

    Anderson is bad. He's also on the roster. And the Sox can't pitch the same guys every single day. There's nothing confusing about this.
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    8.8.20 GT | Clevelanders @ White Sox | 1:10PM CT

    Its a bullpen game... during a stretch where the team is playing like 16 games in 16 days, and they lost their best reliever to injury. I honestly have no idea what any of you think the manager should do. Drew Anderson is on the team. The bullpen is taxed and still has to pitch. Guys have to play. Stop blaming the manager for not treating the 3rd and 4th inning of a bhllpen game like its game 7 of a world series.
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    8.8.20 GT | Clevelanders @ White Sox | 1:10PM CT

    dude you're a train wreck. Get a fuckin grip.
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    8.8.20 GT | Clevelanders @ White Sox | 1:10PM CT

    What a fucking joke by grandal. Just as I said in the past, great framer but a complete shit receiver.
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    8.8.20 GT | Clevelanders @ White Sox | 1:10PM CT

    So all the people saying McCann wouldn't have gotten strikes yesterday... he also wouldn't have allowed that past ball.
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    8.8.20 GT | Clevelanders @ White Sox | 1:10PM CT

    I'm gonna do a dive into him tomorrow. Visual and statistical and see what I see. I'll write something about the conclusion thst no one but my family will read lol
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    8.8.20 GT | Clevelanders @ White Sox | 1:10PM CT

    the Sox have something like 4 of 7 barrels that weren't hit for home runs jn the past 3 days lol. Leury, Collins, Eloy and can't think of 4th...
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