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Forum Post: Will the Celts TANK next year?
Posted 03/18/2014 10:41:40 EDT
Tank? No, they won't tank if things go their way. This team could turn around really quickly, depending on the ping pong balls. If Rondo wants to stay and the Celtics get a top 2 pick, then they are more »
Forum Post: Pats get Talib compensation too right?
Posted 03/12/2014 09:35:29 EDT
Based on the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement: A team is eligible to receive compensatory draft picks if it is determined that they lost more or better players than they were able to acquire during more »
Posted 03/12/2014 09:30:49 EDT
http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/red_zone/2014-NFL-compensatory-pick-projections.html Pats are not predicted to get a pick for Welker. They may receive a pick for Patrick Chung. The above mention more »
Posted 03/12/2014 09:12:55 EDT
No. The Patriots may get a pick for Talib, IF they have a net loss of free agents (they sign less than they lose). That pick would be in 2015 and would likely be a 3rd or 4th rounder. The Patriots w more »
Forum Post: In response to the patience thread
Posted 03/12/2014 08:42:41 EDT
STEP ONE: Sign Darelle Revis - CHECK!
STEP TWO: Sign Julius Peppers.....
Posted 03/12/2014 06:43:01 EDT
Posted 03/12/2014 06:42:41 EDT
Though I realize that it's particularly disturbing to see the Pats lose a key player in back to back years to the hated Denver Peytons, I strongly recommend patience and reason during this trying time more »
Forum Post: Vanek to MTL for a conditional 2nd and Sebastian Collberg?
Posted 03/05/2014 04:12:47 EST
The MTL 2nd rounder is conditional upon them making the Playoffs. The B's could have offered Caron and a 2nd in 2014 that would move to a 1st if the B's make the ECF. PC really dropped the ball here. more »
Forum Post: Jenny Dell leaves Sox sidelines
Posted 01/31/2014 01:21:53 EST
Just a matter of time.
is Jaime Erdahl going to work for the Bruins and Sox?
Forum Post: Death penalty sought against Boston Marathon bomber
Posted 01/31/2014 01:02:31 EST
Yes, boat stain. Normally, I strongly support reinstituting the firing squad and more frequent death penalty verdicts. But this low-life, excrement deserves something much more ruthless and horrific more »
Forum Post: PROBABLE Draft Night Trade
Posted 01/30/2014 01:51:47 EST
You do know that the worst team rarely acquires the top overall pick? It happened once (Cleveland - LeBron draft) in the last 10-12 years. Assuming that they finish in last place, then the Bucks wil more »
Forum Post: Poll time......off topic.....
Posted 01/29/2014 11:24:13 EST
Posted 01/29/2014 11:04:27 EST
C- Bacon is great. I especially love the smell of bacon. A nice fresh turkey club bagel (with no mayo) at Bruggers is perfect for breakfast/lunch/dinner. https://www.brueggers.com/menu/bagels I re more »
Forum Post: Why does every conversation about David Ortiz have to be so venomous (on both sides)?
Posted 01/29/2014 10:31:35 EST
[/QUOTE] Well, it appears that my question above was answered by Moonslav since he is talking about the forum and not the media. Now how about the author of the OP, was he also referring to the forum more »
Posted 01/27/2014 11:01:37 EST
Is David Ortiz the most decorated Red Sox playoff performer in their history? YES. Does David Ortiz whine and complain every time he has 1 year left on his contract? YES. Did David Ortiz earn the (o more »
Forum Post: Ortiz's Similarity Scores, top 10 most similar and how t
Posted 01/27/2014 06:02:36 EST
Papi is a DH. The guys on your list were not. There are plenty of examples of player doing well after age 38. How many players improved their numbers from ages 32-34 to 35-37? Find the comps on those more »
Posted 01/27/2014 03:37:45 EST
1) Carlos Delgado (38 HRs at age 36, out of baseball before age 38) 2) Jason Giambi (36 HRs at age 37, has hit a TOTAL of 42 HRs in the last 5 years and no more than 13 in any one season since) 3) Pau more »
Forum Post: CAN'T MAKE THIS UP, heard on the news this morning, "BIG PAPI'.......
Posted 01/27/2014 01:56:00 EST
I love Ortiz and we all knew this was coming. I thought that it would be the first day of spring training, but he is a couple of weeks early. There are three options and none of them are appealing: 1 more »
Forum Post: Lester Hometown Discount
Posted 01/25/2014 09:50:10 EST
I loved hearing Lester's comments but a hometown discount is relative. 6/108 (18 MM) is a serious hometown discount. 6/138 (23 MM) is a slight hometown discount. I think that he could get 6/144 or 6 more »
Forum Post: With all the leverage the Red Sox have and the minimal leverage Boras has, what would you offer Drew?
Posted 01/05/2014 01:20:01 EST
I think that the Sox are in a great position. Having Drew on the roster in 2014 is a huge plus (whether you like him or not) UNLESS they trade one of their starters not named Ryan Dempster. IF: The S more »
Forum Post: 7 Qualified Offer Free Agents have signed, 6 are left
Posted 12/29/2013 08:25:00 EST
In response to moonslav59's comment: [QUOTE] Who is the next shoe to drop? [/QUOTE] With Choo signed, I think that one of the pitchers (Jimenez/Santana) is next. As soon as a big name team finds out more »
Forum Post: Red Sox, A-Rod courtship revisited ...
Posted 12/26/2013 05:30:00 EST
[/QUOTE] If Jeter had moved to 3B when they got ARod, then Jeter wouldn't have been the worst SS anymore. Since 1995, there are 26 qualifying SSs. Jeter places 26th in UZR at -67.8 The second worst gu more »
Forum Post: Ben, tell us that Stevie Drew "WILL NOT BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS" !!!
Posted 12/26/2013 04:51:57 EST
I liked Drew in 2013 and I really, really, really didn't think that I would have ever said that when they signed him one year ago today. I liked watching him play shortstop in 2013 - especially the p more »
Forum Post: It certainly won't happen, but if the Yankees offered Brett Gardner for John Lackey, would you bite?
Posted 12/12/2013 07:25:51 EST
I think that you guys are vastly under-rating Gardner. He was 4.2 WAR last year, 3.7 in 2011 and 7.0 (!!) in 2010. He missed most of 2012 with an injury, but was off to a sizzling start (16 games, . more »
Posted 12/12/2013 05:45:12 EST
I would be all in. Thanks for GAME 6 John, but I would love to see Gardner leading off. Ben just mentioned that if you trade within the division, then you want to get $1.50 for your dollar. If you more »