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#41 FlavaDave10

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 02:58 PM

DFA for Valverde.

 

I'm guessing Benoit is the new closer? Lord is that bullpen terrible.


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#42 FlavaDave10

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 03:02 PM

Tigers are recalling Al Albuquerque. Best name in baseball. 


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Posted 21 June 2013 - 03:24 PM

Tigers are recalling Al Albuquerque. Best name in baseball. 

They finally realized that this was where they needed to make that left turn.


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Posted 21 June 2013 - 04:03 PM

They finally realized that this was where they needed to make that left turn.

 

Albakoikee

 


¡Hasta la vista, pelota!

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 04:11 PM

Albakoikee

 

New Mexico's greatest contribution to American popular culture before Breaking Bad.


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Posted 21 June 2013 - 04:34 PM

New Mexico's greatest contribution to American popular culture before Breaking Bad.

 

That would be this song: http://www.youtube.c...h?v=JE37e1eK2mY


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Posted 21 June 2013 - 06:08 PM

That would be this song: http://www.youtube.c...h?v=JE37e1eK2mY

You would be correct. Although, that is the greatest contribution to human culture by anyone anywhere ever.


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Posted 25 June 2013 - 09:46 PM

Porcello with a great 4.1 innings giving up 7 tonight. If someone can find the most recent Porcello discussion on the O's forum, feel free to rub this in Rob's face!

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 09:47 PM

Jeremy Strain did go on record as saying he would struggle again when the league figured out his new breaking pitch. Looks like that's started to happen, though it's just two starts now, so we'll see.


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Posted 25 June 2013 - 09:51 PM

Jeremy's a monster!!

 

Really enjoy "knowing" him. Sort of.

 

Draft night was just one big Baseball 101 session hanging out in that draft thread. Good stuff!


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 08:44 AM

Sports on Earth: Search for Relief
http://www.sportsone...ticle/52616260/



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 09:23 AM

Do you expect Detroit to win the American League?



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 12:39 PM

Do you expect Detroit to win the American League?

I expect them to win the Central, I don't expect them to win the pennant, could they, sure.


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Posted 22 July 2013 - 12:41 PM

Not that there are any easy games in the playoffs, but if Verlander gets back to old form and Scherzer stays the way he is. I wouldn't want to face them in the Division Series and have to face either of them potentially twice. In the ALCS, it wouldn't be as daunting of a task IMO, although still tough.


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Posted 22 July 2013 - 03:18 PM

I don't expect any team to win the American League right now. All the contending teams are flawed in enough ways and good in enough ways that they all have an equal chance of winning the pennant (and that's beyond the normal, "Everyone has a chance in the playoffs," rule).

 

Detroit has a star-heavy lineup, a very nice rotation and an iffy bullpen. They can rely on Cabrera and Fielder to produce runs in a series, and ride the starters to keep the 'pen to a minimum, but if anyone hits a rough patch it can fall apart rather easily.


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Posted 24 July 2013 - 08:06 AM

Baseball Analytics: Scherzer platoon-proof
http://www.baseballa...of-in-2013.html



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Posted 29 July 2013 - 12:08 PM

They get their " closer".

 

http://espn.go.com/m...ose-veras-trade



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Posted 17 August 2013 - 08:36 AM

ESPN: We're witnessing greatness

 

http://espn.go.com/m...-magical-hitter


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Posted 21 August 2013 - 12:01 PM

ESPN: Miguel Cabrera injured vs. Twins

 

http://espn.go.com/m...s-hurt-end-game


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 12:44 PM

ESPN: Jim Leyland rants on run support

 

http://espn.go.com/m...ts-max-scherzer

 

Some people could find a flaw in Bo Derek. ... I also like guys that win. I'd rather have a pitcher nobody is talking about who has won 15 games than somebody everyone is raving about who has won five. I'm a baseball manager, not a statistician. ”

-- Jim Leyland, on Max Scherzer's MLB-leading run support


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