Forecasts for Fifteen: Hansel Robles

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Forecasts for Fifteen: Hansel Robles

Postby Edgy MD » Fri Mar 13, 2015 1:25 pm

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Dying for attention, I am. I'm Hansel Robles, and despite a name that sounds like I'm from the Antlilles or something, I'm just another Dominican. But I'm not JUST another Dominican. I threw 110 innings last season, bouncing between the rotation and the pen — 18 starts, 12 relief appearances — and I shamed not my people. Struck out 106, walked 43 and put up a 4.31 ERA. Some up and down in that stat line, you say? Well, it got me added to the Mets roster, so quit laughing. You Brooklynites may remember that I won a Sterling Award after going 6–1, 1.11 against NY–Penn League hitters for the Cyclones back in 2012.

Yeah, that Hansel Robles.

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Yeah, I see you. You're sitting there like a dope, still trying to distinguish me from Gabriel Ynoa and Rainy Lara and los Luises Cessa y Hilario. You thought you were so smart, didn't you? Well, tell me what you see for me in 2015.
I'll be your patron saint of heartbreak.

Re: Forecasts for Fifteen: Hansel Robles

Postby themetfairy » Fri Mar 13, 2015 1:28 pm

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I don't have any photos, but he looked like absolute crap against the Red Sox last Sunday. There is no way that Hansel is going to be Major League ready this season, if ever.
In running, it doesn't matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say, "I have finished." There is a lot of satisfaction in that - Fred Lebow

Re: Forecasts for Fifteen: Hansel Robles

Postby Ceetar » Fri Mar 13, 2015 1:48 pm

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He's got a sister named Gretel that's pretty good though.
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Re: Forecasts for Fifteen: Hansel Robles

Postby themetfairy » Fri Mar 13, 2015 2:00 pm

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Seriously - what kind of a name is Hansel?
In running, it doesn't matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say, "I have finished." There is a lot of satisfaction in that - Fred Lebow

Re: Forecasts for Fifteen: Hansel Robles

Postby Edgy MD » Fri Mar 13, 2015 2:07 pm

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It's a German kind of name. And it's glorious!

Es lebe Hansel!
I'll be your patron saint of heartbreak.

Re: Forecasts for Fifteen: Hansel Robles

Postby themetfairy » Fri Mar 13, 2015 2:08 pm

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Well, Robles doesn't live up to the glory of the name Hansel.
In running, it doesn't matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say, "I have finished." There is a lot of satisfaction in that - Fred Lebow

Re: Forecasts for Fifteen: Hansel Robles

Postby Frayed Knot » Fri Mar 13, 2015 3:15 pm

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Yeah, let's cut him because he looked bad in a ST outing.
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Re: Forecasts for Fifteen: Hansel Robles

Postby LeiterWagnerFasterStrongr » Sat Mar 14, 2015 12:04 am

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No, let's cut him because his walk rate keeps climbing as he ostensibly matures/improves.

I mean, he's 24, and I'm not sure he's improving much.
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Re: Forecasts for Fifteen: Hansel Robles

Postby Centerfield » Sat Mar 14, 2015 2:14 am

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Hansel. He's so hot right now.

Re: Forecasts for Fifteen: Hansel Robles

Postby d'Kong76 » Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:30 pm

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They need to trade for his sister Gretel... what a battery.
Can't see much for him at the bigs level in 2015.

Why did Bugs Bunny think Hansel was such an odd name?

Re: Forecasts for Fifteen: Hansel Robles

Postby themetfairy » Sat Apr 25, 2015 9:58 am

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themetfairy wrote:I don't have any photos, but he looked like absolute crap against the Red Sox last Sunday. There is no way that Hansel is going to be Major League ready this season, if ever.



I give the kid credit for proving me wrong. Hansel's debut was magnificent.
In running, it doesn't matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say, "I have finished." There is a lot of satisfaction in that - Fred Lebow


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