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SnakePit Appraisal: Will Harris

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The Diamondbacks will have to do without Harris in 2015. The SnakePit seems to think we'll cope, somehow...

Ralph Freso
Strengths:
  • "I was thinking a 1, but looking at him again, a 2 is more than fair. His bad outings really skewed my perspective, in addition to his stats." - preston.salisbury
  • "Outside of one bad outing he was entirely middling." - James Attwood
  • "Didn’t expect much, didn’t get much." - TucsonTim
Weaknesses:
  • "Who is Will Harris?" - shoewizard
  • "Meh." - ford.williams.10
  • "He’s a RHRP though, and the Diamondbacks have enough of those that they can almost certainly do better." - James Attwood
  • "I felt like we were losing every time he entered the game." - preston.salisbury
  • "Would be easier to remember him if his name was Will Smith and I could reference him to Lost In Space." - Angry_Saguaro
Towards 2015:

Selected off waivers by the Houston Astros on November 3rd, making this section SO not applicable...

Comment of the Thread:

James Attwood

I found Harris' 2014

to be entirely unremarkable – even forgettable. Outside of one bad outing he was entirely middling. HE’s a RHRP though, and the Diamondbacks have enough of those that they can almost certainly do better. Marshal, Stites, Barrett, Hudson(?), Hernandez (?), and Ziegler all all RHRP that I would rather send out to the mound over Harris, and given that the Diamondbacks let Houston take him, it would seem that they actually agree – at least to a point.

The tally:
  • 5 - Highly satisfied: 0%
  • 4 - Fairly satisfied: 11%
  • 3 - Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied: 39%
  • 2 - Somewhat dissatisfied: 39%
  • 1 - Very dissatisfied: 11%

And you thought people were disiniterested in Eury de la Rosa. Harris becomes only the second player so far, where fewer than 100 people could be bothered to click a button to vote, with a full one-third fewer votes case than even for de la Rosa. I suspect his departure from pastures Houstonian may have played into that a bit, bit the collective reaction of the SnakePit is a mighty "meh," despite a decent 3.42 ERA over his two seasons here. His marks were almost exactly symmetrical around the lower four categories - nobody professed to be "highly satisfied", so it appears even Mrs. Harris couldn't be bothered to come in and vote for her little boy.

The Scoreboard
  1. Josh Collmenter: 4.71 (151 votes)
  2. Paul Goldschmidt: 4.64 (168)
  3. Chase Anderson: 4.18 (161)
  4. Eury de la Rosa: 3.63 (91)
  5. Tuffy Gosewisch: 3.50 (113)
  6. Didi Gregorius: 2.75 (106)
  7. Mike Bolsinger: 2.67 (117)
  8. Bronson Arroyo: 2.63 (125)
  9. Will Harris 2.49 (61)
  10. Randall Delgado: 2.25 (122)
  11. Trevor Cahill: 1.07 (147)