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2041.06 Three Rule V arms added to 27 man

Post by felipe » Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:53 am

The Wichita Aviators` announced the claiming of three young arms from the Rule V draft today.

First selected was twenty-one year old Colombian starter Sancho Torres. Torres handled himself capably in the AA loop as a twenty year old for the Hawaii Tropics' farm team, Carson City, before tearing his arm muscle off of his body throwing a pitch. He will be out until early August, which enables the Aviators' to keep him around without burning up a precious roster spot. Before his injury, he was ranked as high as the 66th best prospect in the BBA. He projects to have three plus pitches, and already has admirable control and passable movement on his pitches. If he comes out of injury rehab well, the Aviators' have found themselves a future Big League starter.

Second selected by the Aviators' was twenty year old Aruban lefty, Ultse Roseboom. Roseboom has struggled a bit in his early career, suffering TWO major elbow injuries which have shelved him for a combined 19 months of development time. Roseboom came out of no where, projected as a 8-8-7 pitcher as a 16 year old, but has since fallen to a projected 6-5-5 mainly due to his injuries. Roseboom also projects to have three plus pitches. His potential has been on the uptick recently, as he continues to recover from his major arm ailments. He struggled a bit in 2040 in Short A, for the Brooklyn Robins Georgetown club. But as a lefty, he looks like a future back of rotation, swing man type.

Selected last but certainly not least, was twenty-one year old Costa Rican, Julio Garcia. Garcia spent 2040 as a reliever in Single A Fort Worth where he was the main reason the Yellow Springs farm team won their league. He throws hard, and curiously has been harder on lefties in his career. Once Wichita gets the Yellow stains stench off of him, he may prove to be a capable player out of the Aviator bullpen.

Surprisingly, the Aviators' failed to lose a single player in the Rule V themselves.

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Re: 2041.06 Three Rule V arms added to 27 man

Post by jleddy » Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:58 pm

One of my biggest pet peeves is when the Rule 5 is referred to as Rule V...it's right up there with those who insist on backing into parking spaces and people who make an audible "ahhhh" after taking a sip of a drink. We can leave the faux Roman numerology for Super Bowls and Rocky sequels. 😘

That all said, nice selections...perfect type arms to take a flyer on.
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Re: 2041.06 Three Rule V arms added to 27 man

Post by felipe » Mon Dec 30, 2019 4:29 pm

Al Hoot hated that too; kinda why I always do it

And amusingly enough, I usually back in to parking spots too!

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Re: 2041.06 Three Rule V arms added to 27 man

Post by jleddy » Mon Dec 30, 2019 4:35 pm

LOL! Fair enough. :P

(I'm not Al Hoot, just to prevent rumors from spreading...)
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Re: 2041.06 Three Rule V arms added to 27 man

Post by shoeless.db » Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:09 pm

I think the league needs more ‘Lederer is Hoot’ references.
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Re: 2041.06 Three Rule V arms added to 27 man

Post by jleddy » Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:47 pm

Anyone know what the opposite of "Say Thanks" on a post is called and how to do it?
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Re: 2041.06 Three Rule V arms added to 27 man

Post by shoeless.db » Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:46 pm

jleddy wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:47 pm
Anyone know what the opposite of "Say Thanks" on a post is called and how to do it?
Exactly what Hoot would say...
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Re: 2041.06 Three Rule V arms added to 27 man

Post by bcslouck » Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:06 am

shoeless.db wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:09 pm
I think the league needs more ‘Lederer is Hoot’ references.
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Re: 2041.06 Three Rule V arms added to 27 man

Post by jleddy » Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:58 am

Thanks a lot, @bcslouck...now I’m going to have The Crying Game theme in my head all day.
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