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    Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    Arredondo...

    .165 BA against lefties in 2012(Career .190 BA)
    2.95 ERA in 2012

    Parra...
    .265 BA career against lefties
    Career 5.06 ERA

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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    You're right, we haven't discussed this before!
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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    I never really understood why Parra was signed in the first place. It only made sense when the Chapman to rotation move was being considered. No doubt in my mind who should go when Marshall comes back off the DL.

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    My oh my...... Parra is awful isn't he? It's interesting to look at his career stats and see how he is one of those guys that did well enough in his first season to tease people into thinking he had some potential, but instead has steadily gotten worse in each successive year. I choked when they kept Parra instead of Arredondo. Hopefully he's gone when Marshall returns.
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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    He'll be gone very soon.

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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    Because they wanted another lefty. I understand. but its not worth it. Para's just not good enough. Miserable effort tonight.

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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    Quote Originally Posted by DocRed View Post
    Arredondo...

    .165 BA against lefties in 2012(Career .190 BA)
    2.95 ERA in 2012

    Parra...
    .265 BA career against lefties
    Career 5.06 ERA
    Don't forget about the 5.02 BB/9 and a 4.13 xFIP in 2012. Neither guy is ideal. I don't think Dusty wanted to pitch Parra today, but he had no choice with an overworked pen.

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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    Tonight was embarrassing. I know these things happen, but say we have Marshall or Arredondo, we wouldn't have lost in that fashion.
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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    Is there no failed SP prospect available freely out there? Gotta think one of those types would be better than what Parra offers at this point.
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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    Arredondo has 9 walks in 10 innning in AAA this season so far. He wouldn't have been much better.
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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    Quote Originally Posted by 757690 View Post
    Arredondo has 9 walks in 10 innning in AAA this season so far. He wouldn't have been much better.
    He's been adequate the last few years, including a memorable effort in Yankee Stadiuim last year. In any event I'll take a walk over a Barney HR.

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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    Quote Originally Posted by 757690 View Post
    Arredondo has 9 walks in 10 innning in AAA this season so far. He wouldn't have been much better.
    he was pretty wild when I saw him last night in Indy.
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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    Quote Originally Posted by fearofpopvol1 View Post
    Don't forget about the 5.02 BB/9 and a 4.13 xFIP in 2012. Neither guy is ideal. I don't think Dusty wanted to pitch Parra today, but he had no choice with an overworked pen.
    Parra had a 5.4 BB/9 in 2012 and a 4.11 xFIP..there is NO way he is better than Arredondo based on stats.

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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    Parra will be gone in a couple days when Marshall is back.
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    Re: Why is Parra on this team instead of Arredondo?

    Parra has now pitched Just a few innings. He's allowed 23 hits and 11 earned runs. No place for him in a tie game. So it goes. Time for him to leave.
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