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About Me: I'm roughly about 112 years old, depending on my mood at the time in question. I live in the rain state...which explains my winter moods. I'm anti-idiocy. Pro pitcher Bill Lee...minus the drugs. ...and I NEVER show ALL my cards.

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  • Forum Post: Impatience

    Posted 05/24/2015 09:21:56 EDT

    In response to sycophant123's comment: [QUOTE] In response to harness' comment:   In response to dgalehouse's comment:   Funny how people advocate for hitting the ball on the ground. Then they say it more »

  • Forum Post: The Importance of Striking First

    Posted 05/24/2015 09:16:20 EDT

    In response to slomag's comment: [QUOTE] In response to harness' comment: [QUOTE] In response to slomag's comment: In response to harness' comment: I did some game logs research, and I found some inte more »

  • Forum Post: Steven Wright ...SPARKPLUG

    Posted 05/24/2015 09:05:05 EDT

    In response to dannycater's comment: [QUOTE] so many balls hit off knuckleballers are going to be hard hit balls to the outfield, but if they land in a glove, that's all that matters. I really don't c more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2015: Part III

    Posted 05/24/2015 08:52:24 EDT

    In response to RedsoxProspects' comment: [QUOTE] I could research a metric like # of HR total for a corner outfielder and how do you think Holt would do with that metric Harness? The data has been cit more »

  • Forum Post: Eduardo Rodriguez = Time Is Now! Buchholz on Waivers

    Posted 05/24/2015 08:34:59 EDT

    Clay is now throwing 94 MPH.

    He now has more margin for error. He was throwing 90-91 until Willis took over.

    So, if he's to be judged, better to be judged from that point forward.

    more »

  • Forum Post: Impatience

    Posted 05/24/2015 08:28:49 EDT

      In response to dgalehouse's comment:   Funny how people advocate for hitting the ball on the ground. Then they say it is good to have " ground ball " pitchers. Seems like a contradiction. Which one more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2015: Part III

    Posted 05/24/2015 08:08:52 EDT

    In response to RedsoxProspects' comment: Which means that out of 173 players considered so good that they were given "starter" level at bats, Mookie is ranked that way according to the OPS metric. No more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2015: Part III

    Posted 05/24/2015 07:56:01 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment: [QUOTE] Let's hope that Napoli is beginning a red hot streak that will rub off on his teammates.    Panda/Hanley are dealing with contusions, so I doubt Naps will more »

  • Forum Post: Steven Wright ...SPARKPLUG

    Posted 05/24/2015 07:37:39 EDT

    In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: [QUOTE] I can't prove this, but Wright's excellent pitching last night may have benefitted Miley today. Not to take away from WADE'S fantastic start, but it l more »

  • Forum Post: Steven Wright ...SPARKPLUG

    Posted 05/24/2015 05:19:41 EDT

    And if he pitches this year like he did Saturday, he will end up the biggest surprise of this season. The team needed a spark in the worst way. Ya never know where a spark plug will come from. I recal more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2015: Part III

    Posted 05/24/2015 04:14:35 EDT

    Which means there are 6-7 less notable players for every one notable player in the lower rankings...

    more »

  • Forum Post: HARD BALL - Farrell

    Posted 05/24/2015 01:17:50 EDT

    What I'm saying is, if you look at how he stands to league average per velocity, and compare that to how he stands when it comes to pct. of squared up batted balls, there's a significant difference, w more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2015: Part III

    Posted 05/24/2015 01:10:34 EDT

    Who's been one of the worst leadoff hitters in the game? Mookie Betts.   Goes to show how inefficient Farrell is when making out the line-up card. He has his leading rbi man hitting first. Holt has th more »

  • Forum Post: Who We Are

    Posted 05/24/2015 01:04:00 EDT

    Yeah. That's was nice, SY. Always enjoyed a good stickman. Especially Buddy Rich.   Dig this: http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=buddy+rich+drum+solo&FORM=VIRE1#view=detail&mid=63C4FF5B93F8B96A25AF63 more »

  • Forum Post: Why are Sox mediocre? The prospects are not panning out

    Posted 05/24/2015 01:00:26 EDT

    In response to Beantowne's comment: [QUOTE] We traded Rizzo for a perrenial gold glove .900 plus ops all star 1st baseman...that we then traded Agon to the dodgers along with Crawford & Beckett freein more »

  • Forum Post: Eduardo Rodriguez = Time Is Now! Buchholz on Waivers

    Posted 05/24/2015 12:40:42 EDT

      In response to JoeBrady1's comment: [QUOTE]   So where are all the Clay lovers now?  It's OK.  I know who you are.  And you know that I know exactly who you are.  Funny. Seeing you suddenly bringing more »

  • Forum Post: HARD BALL - Farrell

    Posted 05/23/2015 09:13:50 EDT

      In response to slomag's comment: I think Harness gave us the best definition of a line drive - exit velocity.  In fact, after following his link, I'm more convinced than ever that Betts is just hitt more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2015: Part III

    Posted 05/23/2015 08:55:31 EDT

      In response to RedsoxProspects' comment: It's hard to understand how this team is bad overall defensively except for Hanley. We should be about average or better everywhere else. I'm sure some guys more »

  • Forum Post: The Importance of Striking First

    Posted 05/23/2015 08:47:46 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] In response to harness' comment: [QUOTE] In response to devildavid's comment: Sox struck first tonight. Let's see how it works out. The data I supplied is o more »

  • Forum Post: Impatience

    Posted 05/23/2015 08:40:06 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: 2007 - 95 wins and a crown 2008 - 95 wins .... mediocre, really? 2009 - 95 wins .... mediocre, really? 2010 - 89 wins .... mediocre, ok, maybe .... 2011 - 90 wi more »

  • Forum Post: Ready for some good news?

    Posted 05/23/2015 07:49:25 EDT

     

    In response to raider3524's comment:

    tampa loss today....



    That should make them the worst run organization in our division.

    more »

  • Forum Post: HARD BALL - Farrell

    Posted 05/23/2015 02:57:20 EDT

    In response to slomag's comment: [QUOTE] In response to harness' comment: In response to slomag's comment:   I love Fangraphs, but this is why you have to watch the games.  Fangraphs says that Betts h more »

  • Forum Post: HARD BALL - Farrell

    Posted 05/23/2015 01:58:27 EDT

    In response to slomag's comment:   I love Fangraphs, but this is why you have to watch the games.  Fangraphs says that Betts has the following numbers for balls put into play... LD: 16.9% GB: 37.1% FB more »

  • Forum Post: HARD BALL - Farrell

    Posted 05/23/2015 01:32:13 EDT

    In response to slomag's comment: It's really amazing to me that anybody watching the games could trash Betts, given the contrast with other players.  Last night's game was a great example - I'm going more »

  • Forum Post: "Go to the plate mad. ---at yourself and mad at the pitcher." ---(T.W.)

    Posted 05/23/2015 01:18:24 EDT

    In response to dannycater's comment: [QUOTE] In response to harness' comment: [QUOTE] In response to dannycater's comment: Yes, nev, because when Mookie is at the plate, he will register in his head t more »

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