This one's pretty simple, y'all. TCB takes some heat from time to time for being Astros apologists and
What I do want is to get a sense from the community on where you stand on the job
The Astros once again improved the roster this winter. I imagine Luhnow's approval rating is better right now than it was back in November.
That's why we are doing this. By starting a monthly poll, we can look back and see where the ebbs and flows of his approval rating have gone. More data
While Luhnow's 2015 moves may put him in a more favorable light with Astros fans, the Padres moves may reflect poorly on him. Seemingly in one
It's a great time to be a Padres fan. After years living in baseball
Will they bring wins?
The Padres are currently projected for 80 wins by FanGraphs. The Astros sit at 77. Last year, the Padres won 77 games. So, Preller's big moves gained the Friars three wins.
To me, what the Padres did was like what I used to do in baseball video games. Did anyone else intentionally bottom out a terrible team, and then go on a spending spree that first
Then, the next
That's the Padres this
If we're still making video game analogies, not many people play MLB The Show or something like Luhnow built his Astros. It's just more fun to spend a bunch of fake money on big names now, rather than wait
Anyways, where were we?
Oh, right. The approval poll. Yes. Very good.
What do you think of GM Jeff Luhnow right now? Do you think he's doing a good job? Has he improved the team from 2014? Discuss in the comments. Vote in the poll. We'll reconvene in a month.