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

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  • 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 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 What a lovely day for tea Secret British Thread regular
    http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/index.php/2012-organizational-rankings-5-philadelphia/

    PHILLY NEVER SCARED

    (except for the four teams above them(

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  • y2jake215y2jake215 Lars von Trihard/Cinnabon Iver young ass pope 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 What a lovely day for tea Secret British Thread regular
    This year

    Always check 2013+ outlook

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  • minor incidentminor incident a crow, a scavenger type 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 Lars von Trihard/Cinnabon Iver young ass pope 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 Lars von Trihard/Cinnabon Iver young ass pope 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 Lars von Trihard/Cinnabon Iver young ass pope regular
    Lots of runs so far

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

    And the Cubs have already given up a hit!

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  • 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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  • Go M's!

    :) True NW guy here!

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

  • Zen VulgarityZen Vulgarity What a lovely day for tea Secret British Thread regular
    Really easily?

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  • y2jake215y2jake215 Lars von Trihard/Cinnabon Iver young ass pope 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 Pokemon Champion (retired) Ann Arbor regular
    He was absurdly lucky last year. Like 30 of those saves featured the tying run in scoring position.

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

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  • y2jake215y2jake215 Lars von Trihard/Cinnabon Iver young ass pope 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 Pokemon Champion (retired) Ann Arbor 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 Lars von Trihard/Cinnabon Iver young ass pope 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 Lars von Trihard/Cinnabon Iver young ass pope regular
    First crushing loss of the season! That didn't take long

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  • enlightenedbumenlightenedbum Pokemon Champion (retired) Ann Arbor regular
    And now Valverde is 1-0.

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  • minor incidentminor incident a crow, a scavenger type 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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  • Chris Perez needs a diet, a haircut, and an extended spring training.

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  • Welcome back, Pena! Moar 5 RBI nights!

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  • minor incidentminor incident a crow, a scavenger type 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 Fame regular
    glad I spent my afternoon on that

    FUCK

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  • MazzyxMazzyx I can dig it. 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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  • Lotta runs today, it seems.

  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady Fame 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 Yeoh! regular
    LavaKnight wrote: »
    Lotta runs today, it seems.

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

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  • 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.

  • So, where the hell did the M's offense come from?

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  • facetiousfacetious a wit so dry it shits sand regular
    Are... are the Pirates above .500?

    What madness is this?!

    "I am not young enough to know everything." - Oscar Wilde
    Real strong, facetious.

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  • enlightenedbumenlightenedbum Pokemon Champion (retired) Ann Arbor regular
    Weren't they through like mid-May last year?

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  • SchideSchide Yeoh! 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 sand 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 I can dig it. 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 Pokemon Champion (retired) Ann Arbor regular
    Red Sox bullpen... has issues.

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  • So, where the hell did the M's offense come from?

    Bartolo Colon burped it up.

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