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Post#61 » by IrishRainbow » Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:07 am

Why is Yelich not getting MVP pub?

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Post#62 » by bearadonisdna » Wed Oct 3, 2018 2:08 am

The cubs seem to be flaming out. Russells suspension during the midst of playoff run seems to have affected the team.

Javy baez is a nice replacement but the cubs could have had them on the field at the same time.
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Post#63 » by Royce » Wed Oct 3, 2018 5:46 pm

Made an 8-bit Postseason video that I thought some of you might enjoy. I just wish the cubbie sections were still relevant.

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Post#64 » by RaoulDuke79 » Sun Oct 7, 2018 12:10 am

Pretty cool stat, didn't realize it's only been done twice(though Seaver struck out 13 and went on to lose that game):

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Post#65 » by RaoulDuke79 » Sun Oct 7, 2018 12:50 am

Hey look, David Price being postseason David Price.
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Post#66 » by Dirkules » Sun Oct 7, 2018 5:10 am

Alex Bregman is quickly becoming the best player in the game behind Mike Trout.
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Two Teams Grab Major Advantage After Game 1 

Post#67 » by jason bourne » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:07 pm

All of the remaining teams are pretty close to each other. Astros v Red Sox is the closest at 51% v 49% according to 538 MLB predictions. Brewers v Dodgers is ~60% v 40% according to 538 MLB predictions.

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Post#68 » by El Turco » Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:11 am

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Post#69 » by jason bourne » Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:34 pm

The LCS has been rough. All of my projections for the LCS games were wrong. Up until then, I picked all of the winning teams based on SP projections. In the LCS, managers are pulling their starters early and going with the pen. I think that favors the Brewers and Astros. It's too tough to figure out individual games based on SP and defense, so will go with the overall favorites.

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Post#70 » by RaoulDuke79 » Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:45 pm

Damn Soria, walking Kershaw?

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Post#71 » by bluejerseyjinx » Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:28 am

My Cardinals signed Paul Goldsmit a few days ago !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a nice piece hitting between Carpenter and Ozuna. Now we have our first baseman and Carpenter can go back to 3ird. I think we make a world series run this year. The 2 year rebuild is over.
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Post#72 » by RaoulDuke79 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:45 pm

bluejerseyjinx wrote:My Cardinals signed Paul Goldsmit a few days ago !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a nice piece hitting between Carpenter and Ozuna. Now we have our first baseman and Carpenter can go back to 3ird. I think we make a world series run this year. The 2 year rebuild is over.


Yea, I was hoping the Astros would grab him. Good pickup.
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Post#73 » by 2023hlphillips » Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:02 pm

Where is Bryce going?
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Post#74 » by NomNomNomParker » Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:26 pm

Yellich going for the repeat early...he's been unreal.
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Post#75 » by IrishRainbow » Wed Apr 3, 2019 4:43 pm

NomNomNomParker wrote:Yellich going for the repeat early...he's been unreal.
I hope Milwaukee is talking with him and agents to get a bigger/ longer deal done with him. Nice that hes on a team friendly deal and all, but reward the man.

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Post#76 » by Dr Positivity » Mon Apr 8, 2019 4:24 pm

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Post#77 » by nymets1 » Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:17 pm

I heard this yesterday I think it was watching the Tampa Bay Rays postgame coverage, He said baseballs travel further if you square up a breaking ball pitch as opposed to as a fastball.
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Post#78 » by RaoulDuke79 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:24 pm

Saw this live last night and couldn't believe how lucky he was:

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