2018 MLB Week 1

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Post by tennbengal » Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:55 am

Are we just making this the season-long thread?

Can we change the title?

Also, this is fun:
With the win last night, the Reds improve the record on Monday to 3 wins and 1 loss. They have outscored the opponents 26-10.

In games on all other days of the week, they are 1-17 and have been outscored 111-45.

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Post by Rex » Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:41 am

More importantly, it's good to see Sal Romano back on his feet.

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Post by degenerasian » Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:45 am

tennbengal wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:55 am
Are we just making this the season-long thread?

Can we change the title?

Also, this is fun:
With the win last night, the Reds improve the record on Monday to 3 wins and 1 loss. They have outscored the opponents 26-10.

In games on all other days of the week, they are 1-17 and have been outscored 111-45.
maybe a monthly thread since we've come this far?
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Post by A_B » Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:51 am

New thread for every 4 Reds wins!
certainly expansive during tactical areas and specific zones

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Post by mister d » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:11 pm

Feel like I should write this thought out for future mockery, but the Yankees are legitimately looking like they might not have room for Machado.
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Post by mister d » Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:13 pm

This was a fun game!
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Post by tennbengal » Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:52 pm

Not sure how the Twins recover from that and pull themselves out of this early season spiral...<checks schedule - sees they host Reds this weekend>...never mind.

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Post by degenerasian » Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:33 pm

Not a bad game so far. It's 10-8 in the 5th.
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Post by degenerasian » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:04 pm

The Giants may have a new closer.

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Post by degenerasian » Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:27 pm

tennbengal wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:52 pm
Not sure how the Twins recover from that and pull themselves out of this early season spiral...<checks schedule - sees they host Reds this weekend>...never mind.
Reds wins 2 out of 3!
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Post by bfj » Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:56 pm

Corey Seager is done for the year with TJ surgery. Can I pack Manny’s bags?
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Post by mister d » Tue May 01, 2018 5:58 pm

1st round knockout ...




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Post by Rex » Tue May 01, 2018 9:10 pm

Charlie Morton is the Brady Anderson 50 homer season of this scandal, right?

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Post by mister d » Tue May 01, 2018 9:44 pm

Totally uncharted territory.
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Post by TT2.0 » Wed May 02, 2018 12:40 am

he's been punching Astros fans in the face since we got him...worthless piece of shit excuse for a closer
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Post by Giff » Wed May 02, 2018 7:18 am

TT2.0 wrote:
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he's been punching Astros fans in the face since we got him...worthless piece of shit excuse for a closer
I know! He's was fuckawful Monday night!
Muh.

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Post by EnochRoot » Wed May 02, 2018 8:39 am

Curious as to why Giles was even pitching to Sanchez there with the free base open?

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Post by mister d » Wed May 02, 2018 8:46 am

Not sure if you were watching, but it very much looked like a big dick moment on the mound. Hinch came out, they talked it over and then Giles tried to start him with the same slider he did the night before.
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Not sure if you were watching, but it very much looked like a big dick moment on the mound. Hinch came out, they talked it over and then Giles tried to start him with the same slider he did the night before.
And it hung there, begging to get deposited out of the deepest of ballparks. On the one hand, I get why they’d go out there and set him straight on that AB (because ultimately they need to know if last year’s postseason meltdown is par for the course or not), but that situation begged for an IBB and for Aaron Hicks to beat you.

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Post by Rex » Wed May 02, 2018 8:40 pm

Guess they shipped the pine tar to the visitor's clubhouse this week!

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Post by EnochRoot » Thu May 03, 2018 6:03 am

“He was legit, man. He shoved it up our ---. He shoved it.” - Astros 3B Alex Bregman, on Luis Severino (CGSO @HOU)

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Post by brian » Thu May 03, 2018 9:53 am

I have taken enough Ubers (well, Lyft, but still) that this sounds 100 percent accurate. The BFIB couldn't point out other cities on a map.

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Post by Sabo » Thu May 03, 2018 9:58 am

Joey Votto is a national treasure.

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Post by mister d » Thu May 03, 2018 10:01 am

Natiounal tréasure.
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Post by Joe K » Thu May 03, 2018 10:02 am

Eh, I don’t think there’s much of an overlap between people who drive for Uber here (who, in my experience, are mostly people just trying to make ends meet) and the BFIB, which is probably a more affluent group overall. It’s a funny quote from Votto, but I’m sure the drivers were just trying their best to make polite small talk and Pujols might’ve been the only player they knew of. A true BFIB would namedrop Molina and/or Wainwright instead of Pujols, and pretend that those guys were the “heart and soul” of those teams.

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Post by mister d » Thu May 03, 2018 10:04 am

Or talk about how much they hate Dexter Fowler. And Carlos Martinez. And I'm sure Marcell Ozuna.
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Post by brian » Thu May 03, 2018 10:08 am

Well, sure it was just a cheap joke. The real BFIB would probably say now they're glad Votto beat Pujols that year because Pujols is a money-grubbing prima donna, etc., etc., etc.
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Post by A_B » Thu May 03, 2018 1:47 pm

certainly expansive during tactical areas and specific zones

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Post by mister d » Fri May 04, 2018 11:35 am

I was going to point out that 3000 H / 500 HR / 300 W aren't automatic bids anymore but they kinda still are. Everyone without a PED whisper is in.
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Post by mister d » Fri May 04, 2018 11:41 am

(And there's no way he gets there. At his current NL hit rate, he needs 981 more games. Thats > five more seasons of full-time starter duty for a 34 year old corner who has floated around the 105 OPS+ mark the last few seasons before his current bounce.)
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mister d wrote:
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(And there's no way he gets there. At his current NL hit rate, he needs 981 more games. Thats > five more seasons of full-time starter duty for a 34 year old corner who has floated around the 105 OPS+ mark the last few seasons before his current bounce.)
The whole point of the article is that he has a small chance, not that he's a lock or anything. (James puts it at 28 percent, I think it's closer to 10 percent based on the other comps I saw, but even 10 percent is a real, legitimate chance.)
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Post by mister d » Fri May 04, 2018 11:52 am

https://www.fangraphs.com/leaders.aspx? ... &page=2_30

I'm sure my dislike for Posnanski is factoring in here.
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Post by mister d » Fri May 04, 2018 3:55 pm

(I feel really bad for him. He absolutely comes off as a jerk, or really is a jerk, but not of his offenses are all that bad and he's always seemed acutely aware of and somewhat burdened by the attention on him.)
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Post by Ryan » Mon May 07, 2018 2:39 pm

Quick - how old is Tyler Clippard? (I was 6 years off!)

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Post by mister d » Mon May 07, 2018 2:48 pm

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