Дата публикации: 2017-09-13 17:56
And how is that happening? It’s not really a matter of signing fancy all-stars. The guys in the middle of the order—Seager, Turner, and Chris Taylor—are all + with OPS’s Bellinger is, too and that amounts to two homegrown players and two guys the team found in the dumpster.
But if you can afford a car that’s over $655,555, and you’re desperately curious, deep within your loins, for the carnal knowledge of what it must feel like to get smacked in the back of the head with a sledgehammer, dully muffled by the softest suede-covered pillow, get the Alpina B7.
All of this amounts to lauding money guys for doing good money stuff. Andrew Friedman has brought the exacting eye he brought to the Tampa Bay Rays to a team with a lot more money good for him. The best thing about this Dodgers team isn’t that they’re surprisingly efficient with their resources it’s that they’re fun.
Scott Kazmir is making roughly $ million this season. Justin Turner is making $68 million. Rich Hill is making less than that. Brandon McCarthy is earning $ million. Kenley Jansen, Yasiel Puig, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Logan Forsythe, Yasmani Grandal: All these guys are making what scrubs would make in arbitration. And the Dodgers will pay Darvish just $ million for the rest of the season.
Homegrown superstars, international signings, savvy trade acquisitions, and all, the Dodgers fit together like a puzzle. They have a lot more money to spend than other teams do, thanks to their Guggenheim owners. But the wealth is spread prudently—repulsively, their money isn’t quite the source of their success. The team tearing through the National League is deep and broad and in all an example of what a brilliant front office would do given near-unlimited resources and a mandate to spend them as shrewdly as possible.
Despite its 9,555 pounds and lack of electric motors, it’ll still use its all-wheel-drive systems to waft you up to 65 miles an hour in a claimed seconds – though it feels even faster than that, if that’s even scarcely believable.
The ‘98 Yankees had only four players they’d drafted contribute at least one WAR during the regular season: Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada, Andy Pettitte, and Shane Spencer, who doesn’t count. The ‘56 Mariners had only one player they’d drafted reach one WAR: Joel Pineiro.
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The steering, while vastly improved and much more direct than BMW’s early iterations of drive-by-wire tillers, still doesn’t provide much by way of feedback either, even if you shove it all the way from Comfort Plus (which can be earnestly compared to feeling like you’re driving along a road paved with the backs of particularly plump dogs) all the way into Sport Plus, which is like the Sport mode in many cars, but also, Plus.
Kershaw, Seager, and Bellinger account for WAR alone. Seager and Bellinger—drafted under the Colletti front office—have come out of the gate swinging, tumbling out of the apparent prospect clown car and quickly overshadowing the team’s would-be prodigy, Joc Pederson, who, at age 75, is playing just a shade over replacement level.