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  1. ptatc

    Second surgery for Yasmani Grandal today

    Better than a revision in the other one. Wonder what this was?
  2. ptatc

    Second surgery for Yasmani Grandal today

    He's ahead of the game. I didn't get mine until the 12th .
  3. ptatc

    Second surgery for Yasmani Grandal today

    Interesting. Wonder what had to be revised.
  4. ptatc

    2021 NFL Season Thread

    No kidding. He's lucky it was a straight hyperextension. While that can cause injuries, the worst knee injuries have a rotational component to them.
  5. I would blame him too. My point was it is not just his decision alone as implied by the post that he the dinosaur is the reason.
  6. Pioneer probably was a poor choice of words. Early adopter? Early user?
  7. Are the advanced scouts the same? Are the people in the analytics department the same? These decisions aren't made by one person without input from others.
  8. I'm sure he had input. Just as I'm sure the other departments did too. I guess my comment should have been it's not LaRussa alone that made these decisions so to assume the dinosaur won't allow the shifts is erroneous.
  9. I doubt any of this was determined by LaRussa. That's the advanced scouting and analytics department. Before you say he doesn't listen to any of that, he was one of the pioneers of it in St. Louis.
  10. ptatc

    Offseason Thread

    I agree. I think they should focus on a high OBP, good fielder type. They have plenty of power from others. Someone to hit at the bottom of the order and get back to anderson.
  11. ptatc

    Offseason Thread

    Greater frequency with less time and stress per outing. Tissue heals better with lower loads with greater frequency ie, people go to PT 3x/week with low loads.
  12. ptatc

    Offseason Thread

    Or. The injury changed their plan and they were worried about stressing the hamstring to much to avoid a Engel scenario. They waited until September 15th because they wanted more innings for an extended playoff run, which unfortunately didn't happen but they were planning on having him ready for it.
  13. ptatc

    Offseason Thread

    I disagree. The plan wasn't the mistake. I don't think predicting an injury to take away innings is a reasonable plan to start the year.
  14. ptatc

    Offseason Thread

    Dang, good post. I agree.
  15. ptatc

    Offseason Thread

    Possible. however, without knowing everything that was going on I wouldn't necessarily jump to that conclusion. with his injury history that may be the best plan of care.