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[MLB] - Tigers and Angels and Pirates, Oh My!

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  • toxk_02toxk_02 Registered User regular
    Whelp STL had a good season while it lasted. #6org'd

    http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/index.php/organizational-rankings-6-st-louis/

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  • RaveRave Registered User regular
    Go Buccos! Will this be the year the streak ends? Probably not, but at least Fielder and Pujols can't beat up on our pitchers this year. That's a start....right?

  • Zen VulgarityZen Vulgarity Ask me about Super Propane and Super Propane accessoriesRegistered User regular
    http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/index.php/2012-organizational-rankings-5-philadelphia/

    PHILLY NEVER SCARED

    (except for the four teams above them(

  • y2jake215y2jake215 IDFWURegistered User regular
    That means Boston is a top 4 organization. Not sure I agree, considering how low my expectations are this season

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  • Zen VulgarityZen Vulgarity Ask me about Super Propane and Super Propane accessoriesRegistered User regular
    This year

    Always check 2013+ outlook

  • minor incidentminor incident a crow, a scavenger type Registered User regular
    y2jake215 wrote: »
    That means Boston is a top 4 organization. Not sure I agree, considering how low my expectations are this season

    Based on the strength of the lineup, top 4 is a given. Whether or not it all meshes with a new manager is another story, of course.

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  • y2jake215y2jake215 IDFWURegistered User regular
    I would if Boston was up yet haha. I'm just not positive they're even top 4 this year. Not sure we make the playoffs. Though I guess we could be the fourth best team in the league and still miss the playoffs

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  • y2jake215y2jake215 IDFWURegistered User regular
    y2jake215 wrote: »
    That means Boston is a top 4 organization. Not sure I agree, considering how low my expectations are this season

    Based on the strength of the lineup, top 4 is a given. Whether or not it all meshes with a new manager is another story, of course.

    Half the lineup today is Sweeney, Ross, Saltalamacchia and Mike Aviles. A question mark in Youkilis and a smaller question mark in Ortiz. Ugh I hope we at least don't start off 1-10 again

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  • y2jake215y2jake215 IDFWURegistered User regular
    Lots of runs so far

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  • GoslingGosling Looking Up Soccer In Mongolia Right Now, Probably Watertown, WIRegistered User regular
    And the Cubs season is underway!

    And the Cubs have already given up a hit!

    I have a new soccer blog The Minnow Tank. Reading it psychically kicks Sepp Blatter in the bean bag.
  • APODionysusAPODionysus Registered User regular
    y2jake215 wrote: »
    y2jake215 wrote: »
    That means Boston is a top 4 organization. Not sure I agree, considering how low my expectations are this season

    Based on the strength of the lineup, top 4 is a given. Whether or not it all meshes with a new manager is another story, of course.

    Half the lineup today is Sweeney, Ross, Saltalamacchia and Mike Aviles. A question mark in Youkilis and a smaller question mark in Ortiz. Ugh I hope we at least don't start off 1-10 again

    Yeah I'm not all that confident in the Sox this year, either. I hope I'm wrong though. Pray I am.

    I miss Theo already

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  • Jubal77Jubal77 Registered User regular
    Go M's!

    :) True NW guy here!

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  • southwicksouthwick Registered User regular
    As a Rangers fan, how am I supposed to watch baseball this year?

  • Zen VulgarityZen Vulgarity Ask me about Super Propane and Super Propane accessoriesRegistered User regular
    Really easily?

  • y2jake215y2jake215 IDFWURegistered User regular
    Mr. Perfect Jose Valverde blows his first save of season after going 49-49 last year. Sweeney repents for giving up an 8th inning triple by hitting a 9th inning triple

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  • enlightenedbumenlightenedbum Arcadia Champion Pokemon LeagueRegistered User regular
    He was absurdly lucky last year. Like 30 of those saves featured the tying run in scoring position.

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  • OSUJumpManOSUJumpMan Registered User regular
    Jack Hannahan with his THIRD opening day homerun. These account for fully 1/8th of his career homeruns!

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  • y2jake215y2jake215 IDFWURegistered User regular
    edited April 2012
    He was absurdly lucky last year. Like 30 of those saves featured the tying run in scoring position.

    Yeah, there's a reason I targeted Valverde in zero leagues. He was way, way worse than his surface stats indicate. I was waiting for the fall after the ASB last year, but he just beat the odds and keep that up for a full season

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  • enlightenedbumenlightenedbum Arcadia Champion Pokemon LeagueRegistered User regular
    y2jake215 wrote: »
    He was absurdly lucky last year. Like 30 of those saves featured the tying run in scoring position.

    Yeah, there's a reason I targeted Valverde in zero leagues. He was way, way worse than his surface stats indicate

    The weirdest stat of all-time might be the disparity in his performance in save situations and non-save situations. His ERA was like 4.00 higher, his WHIP was .50 higher and I got very confused.

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  • y2jake215y2jake215 IDFWURegistered User regular
    y2jake215 wrote: »
    He was absurdly lucky last year. Like 30 of those saves featured the tying run in scoring position.

    Yeah, there's a reason I targeted Valverde in zero leagues. He was way, way worse than his surface stats indicate

    The weirdest stat of all-time might be the disparity in his performance in save situations and non-save situations. His ERA was like 4.00 higher, his WHIP was .50 higher and I got very confused.

    It's just odd how that can happen. Like when someone will hit .150 with RISP, but .340 with bases empty. Or when Dice-K manages to go basically a whole season without allowing a bases-loaded hit

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  • y2jake215y2jake215 IDFWURegistered User regular
    First crushing loss of the season! That didn't take long

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  • enlightenedbumenlightenedbum Arcadia Champion Pokemon LeagueRegistered User regular
    And now Valverde is 1-0.

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  • minor incidentminor incident a crow, a scavenger type Registered User regular
    y2jake215 wrote: »
    First crushing loss of the season! That didn't take long

    It's all about setting expectations early.

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  • OSUJumpManOSUJumpMan Registered User regular
    Chris Perez needs a diet, a haircut, and an extended spring training.

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  • Zombie HeroZombie Hero Registered User regular
    Welcome back, Pena! Moar 5 RBI nights!

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  • minor incidentminor incident a crow, a scavenger type Registered User regular
    This Rays/Yanks game was highly entertaining.

    And Mariano Rivera (one of the few relievers left alive/unimprisoned in the league) is now sporting a killer 54.00 ERA.

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  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    glad I spent my afternoon on that

    FUCK

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  • MazzyxMazzyx A Restoration through Revolution. Registered User regular
    Just hearing about that blown save made me grin. I was too busy watching the Cardinals beat up the poor Brew crew. Now its Rockies time. Already left two men in scoring position. *sigh*

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  • LavaKnightLavaKnight Registered User regular
    Lotta runs today, it seems.

  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    Mazzyx wrote: »
    Just hearing about that blown save made me grin. I was too busy watching the Cardinals beat up the poor Brew crew. Now its Rockies time. Already left two men in scoring position. *sigh*

    because you're a poop face!

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  • SchideSchide D-Von! Get the Tables!Registered User regular
    LavaKnight wrote: »
    Lotta runs today, it seems.

    The Pirates and Phillies have no idea what you're talking about.

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  • LavaKnightLavaKnight Registered User regular
    Schide wrote: »
    LavaKnight wrote: »
    Lotta runs today, it seems.

    The Pirates and Phillies have no idea what you're talking about.

    They didn't get the memo.

    Except for McCutchen, who stole a base for me. Good ol' Dread Pirate.

  • Element BrianElement Brian Registered User regular
    So, where the hell did the M's offense come from?

    I like the idea of the carbonation in your pop being too much for your mormon body

    too worldly nooooo
  • facetiousfacetious a wit so dry it shits sandRegistered User regular
    Are... are the Pirates above .500?

    What madness is this?!

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  • enlightenedbumenlightenedbum Arcadia Champion Pokemon LeagueRegistered User regular
    Weren't they through like mid-May last year?

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  • SchideSchide D-Von! Get the Tables!Registered User regular
    On July 19th last year they were 51-44. The last time they were above .500 was 54-53 on August 1st.

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  • facetiousfacetious a wit so dry it shits sandRegistered User regular
    edited April 2012
    I was being

    facetious.

    :(

    (I just found it endlessly amusing last season how everyone I knew was like 'wtf we're winning?' and then bandwagoned like crazy.)

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  • MazzyxMazzyx A Restoration through Revolution. Registered User regular
    Ugh. Damn it Rockies blow a great pitching performance by Nicasio. Kid comes back from having his damn neck broken by a line drive, throws 7 innings, gives up 1 run and no walks and then you give it up in the 8th on an error by the third baseman.

    *sigh* It'll be a long season.

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  • enlightenedbumenlightenedbum Arcadia Champion Pokemon LeagueRegistered User regular
    Red Sox bullpen... has issues.

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  • LavaKnightLavaKnight Registered User regular
    So, where the hell did the M's offense come from?

    Bartolo Colon burped it up.

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