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Well now I'm f***ing pissed.

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by HandsomeHarley, Jul 24, 2006.

  1. HandsomeHarley

    HandsomeHarley Well-Known Member

    The Royals traded the only player I still gave a shit about.

    Mike MacDougal, one of the best young arms in baseball, dealt away for fucking prospects.

    I seriously think this guy has the tools to be a Nolan Ryan-type of starter: Lots of strikeouts, a few walks and wild pitches, but some nasty stuff.

    Why they gave up on him, especially with that load of shit they call a bullpen, is mind-boggling.
     
  2. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    You sound like all the other Royals fans. You think there's a constitutional right to have a good team.
     
  3. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Sounds like you need a haircut.
     
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Uhh he's not that young. He's 29. He's also injury-prone. No way he's going to be anything more than a mediocre closer.

    Be glad your team is now trading guys while they still have a semblance of value, instead of holding on to them until they are 33 and broken down from head to toe. See Sweeney, Mike.
     
  5. Arrrr... I think he's also a free agent at t' end o' t' season. There's no chance he re-signs with t' Royals because there not be sufficient booty. They aren't goin' anywhere this season - so why not trade him? I actually predicted he'd be traded about a month ago. And as Cabin boy pointed out - 29 isn't exactly young and he be injury prone. MacDougal went t' college at Wake Forrest. That makes him a Demon Deacon. I would have liked him more if he went t' Seton Hall.
     
  6. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    No, that would be Yankees/Red Sox fans. Royals fans like me simply look for reasons to care about a franchise that's seen better days, nothing more.

    And Crippler, there's no reason to be this pissed. I mean, they were ready to trade him to the Mets before the season began until he got hurt, which changed all that.
     
  7. WS

    WS Member

    I thought McDougal went to Florida State
     
  8. Arrr... may I dance the hempen jig from the nearest yardarm if I be misleading ye.
     
  9. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Change the thread hed to f***ing drunk. MacDougal is 29. Not young. Career ERA nearly 4.00. One year under 4.00. Always injured. Pitched in 162 games, started three. Minor league ERA: 4.36.
     
  10. Riddick

    Riddick Active Member

    Royals are a farm team for the rest of MLB.
     
  11. Shaggy

    Shaggy Guest

    MacDougal only has like 3 years of service time, so he's not a free agent.

    But I don't think it's a bad deal for KC, if only because MacDougal is injury prone and hasn't exactly proven to have the coolness and confidence to be a top fflight closer. He has some serious shit, though.
     
  12. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    You might be thinking of Marshall McDougal, who hit six bombs in one game for Free Shoes U in '99. He's now in the Rangers' organization.
     
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