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1 minute ago, amdcpus said:

Fastball sitting at 87-88 with no movement... Oof.....

You can do quite well in the majors with this velocity as long as you have great control and movement (see Bleier, see O' Day...).

Tillman is lacking in those areas now, no doubt.

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Just now, Datalore said:

There's no entertainment derived from watching Chris Tillman pitch.

I mean how they believed in him is hard to fathom.  

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1 minute ago, eddie83 said:

I mean how they believed in him is hard to fathom.  

3 mill is chump change.

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Just now, scOtt said:

3 mill is chump change.

It is. I said that at the time. They could have given it to someone else. 

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Just now, Can_of_corn said:

Tillman might know how to pitch but he doesn't have any velocity, movement or command.

 

I'm a veteranosity guy. :P

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1 minute ago, Morgan423 said:

You can do quite well in the majors with this velocity as long as you have great control and movement (see Bleier, see O' Day...).

Tillman is lacking in those areas now, no doubt.

Notice you named a pair of relievers?

You really have to have stuff working to navigate a ML lineup three or more times working in the high 80's and being right handed.

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I give Tillman credit for being as effective as he has been considering the stuff he has and I am not trying to be a smart ass either. 

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