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He pitched well in 2012 and then hasn't been healthy. Thought he could have a long man role here.

Well they said they wouldn't weaken Norfolk's roster because of the playoffs yet here he is.

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He pitched well in 2012 and then hasn't been healthy. Thought he could have a long man role here.

Hmm, I don't remember that being an entire season.

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Hmm, I don't remember that being an entire season.

Never said it was all year. I thought he could be a TJ MaC kind of pitcher, that's all.

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Is anyone else particularly concerned that it's September 1st and not October 1st. What would things look like after another month of this?

I'd be okay with another month of this. Make it so bad that Angelos pulls the trigger. Fires Buck, DD, blows up the team. Trade everyone. Have Norfolk play as the ML club. See if any of the young kids who thought they had no hope of playing in the ML might rise to the occasion to be superstars.

It worked well for Houston. A lot of nobodies grew into their responsibility and helped them achieve a 4-game lead in the AL West after a horrific run of seasons. Pathetic in 2011-2013, 4th place in 2014 (it's a miracle they didn't finish in the cellar), and amazing in 2015. Out of nowhere.

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Never said it was all year. I thought he could be a TJ MaC kind of pitcher, that's all.

I'm not particularly impressed with TJ either. He has a sinker that can be effective at times though. I see nothing like that in Johnson's arsenal.

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