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Aussie Mariner

  • joined Apr 12, 2011
  • last login Aug 26, 2014
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Fair dinkum Aussie. Born and bred, through and through.

Three years in Seattle missing cricket led to me falling for Baseball and the Mariners.

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They're all arbitrary, but that's a decent proxy for a single season with a normal range BABIP and no other crazy outliers.
Commented on 72-59: Everything is as it should be on Aug 27 2014, 2:45a
If he settles down to something around this I'll be freaking ecstatic.
Commented on 72-59: Everything is as it should be on Aug 27 2014, 2:28a
I'm just going to leave this here.
Commented on 72-59: Everything is as it should be on Aug 27 2014, 2:15a - 1 reply
I remember someone quoting Seager saying that pre surgery he used to have a canon.
Commented on 8/26: Open game thread on Aug 27 2014, 12:32a - 1 reply
Don't apologise, keep thinking it.
Commented on 8/26: Open game thread on Aug 27 2014, 12:32a
In 2008.
Commented on 8/26: Open game thread on Aug 27 2014, 12:31a
I'm betting position players don't spend a year on a throwing program coming back.
Commented on 8/26: Open game thread on Aug 27 2014, 12:31a - 1 reply
He ended up their because he had TJ surgery on his throwing arm, I'm pretty sure.
Commented on 8/26: Open game thread on Aug 27 2014, 12:26a - 2 replies
Not at all.
Commented on 8/26: Open game thread on Aug 27 2014, 12:24a - 1 reply
Wasn't it debunked that he didn't actually play that much outfield, just a dozen games or something?
Commented on 8/26: Open game thread on Aug 27 2014, 12:23a - 3 replies
I find it personally validating to all the naysayers who had no faith in him out there.
Commented on 8/26: Open game thread on Aug 27 2014, 12:21a - 2 replies
Seems like it's been pretty low leverage, generally speaking.,
Commented on 8/26: Open game thread on Aug 27 2014, 12:17a
Dustin Ackley has a career wRC+ of 91.
Commented on Mariners held scoreless by Miles Mikolas, fall to Rangers 2-0 on Aug 26 2014, 5:45p
I don't care if it's right or wrong, it's still funny as hell!
Commented on Off Topic 8:21:2014 - Siri Sucks on Aug 26 2014, 5:43p
That's almost 2200PAs, pretty sure it's a large enough sample.
Commented on 71-59: Chart on Aug 26 2014, 5:41p
I think I found the list of pitching shutouts on ESPN.
Commented on Mariners held scoreless by Miles Mikolas, fall to Rangers 2-0 on Aug 26 2014, 5:38p
Pitching.
Commented on Mariners held scoreless by Miles Mikolas, fall to Rangers 2-0 on Aug 26 2014, 6:13a - 1 reply
We've already scored more runs (519) than in 2010 (513).
Commented on 71-59: Chart on Aug 26 2014, 5:20a - 1 reply
Awesome, finally found how to get real (park adjusted) numbers from Fangraphs.
Commented on 71-59: Chart on Aug 26 2014, 5:13a - 1 reply
Haha what.
Commented on Off Topic 8:21:2014 - Siri Sucks on Aug 26 2014, 5:06a - 2 replies
I second this.
Commented on Off Topic 8:21:2014 - Siri Sucks on Aug 26 2014, 4:50a
You mean these ones?
Commented on 71-59: Chart on Aug 26 2014, 4:49a - 1 reply
Fun fact:
Commented on Mariners held scoreless by Miles Mikolas, fall to Rangers 2-0 on Aug 26 2014, 4:47a - 1 reply
...I have no idea why there's so much white space at the top, for the record!
Commented on The stretch run schedule: AL Wild Card edition. on Aug 26 2014, 2:03a
Oh, and for fun because I just discovered it - our by team record so far this season:
Commented on The stretch run schedule: AL Wild Card edition. on Aug 26 2014, 2:02a - 1 reply
Challenge accepted.
Commented on 71-59: Chart on Aug 26 2014, 1:54a - 1 reply
He's also 48th in K%-BB%
Commented on 8/25: Open game thread on Aug 25 2014, 11:52p
Not so sure.
Commented on 8/25: Open game thread on Aug 25 2014, 11:44p
He's still been an average player, worth 1.3 WAR in ~138IP.
Commented on 8/25: Open game thread on Aug 25 2014, 11:37p - 1 reply
Elias fun facts:
Commented on 8/25: Open game thread on Aug 25 2014, 11:24p - 1 reply
Sick.
Commented on 8/25: Open game thread on Aug 25 2014, 10:49p
How do you feel now after he struck out the side on 14 pitches?
Commented on 8/25: Open game thread on Aug 25 2014, 10:38p - 1 reply
Thankfully there are eight more to go.
Commented on 8/25: Open game thread on Aug 25 2014, 10:29p
I don't know, fuckstomps has some potential.
Commented on 8/25: Open game thread on Aug 25 2014, 10:14p - 1 reply
Fuck yeah.
Commented on 8/25: Open game thread on Aug 25 2014, 10:11p
I didn't get my vegie taste buds until I was in my early 30's.
Commented on Off Topic 8:21:2014 - Siri Sucks on Aug 25 2014, 10:10p
This is pretty much the only "mainstream" veggie I can't deal with.
Commented on Off Topic 8:21:2014 - Siri Sucks on Aug 25 2014, 10:09p
You mean the two teams with the best AL records, who have the second last and last place claims?
Commented on Series Preview: Mariners (71-58) vs Rangers (50-79) on Aug 25 2014, 9:43p
The stretch run schedule: AL Wild Card edition.
Posted on Aug 25 2014, 9:15p
I don't like the deodorant.
Commented on Off Topic 8:21:2014 - Siri Sucks on Aug 23 2014, 3:19a
Both.
Commented on Off Topic 8:21:2014 - Siri Sucks on Aug 22 2014, 11:10p
Same.
Commented on Off Topic 8:21:2014 - Siri Sucks on Aug 22 2014, 11:09p
Are you sure it's not the start of SkyNet?
Commented on Off Topic 8:21:2014 - Siri Sucks on Aug 22 2014, 11:07p
I have never heard of this but am now intrigued and must find some time to look into/play with it this weekend.
Commented on Off Topic 8:21:2014 - Siri Sucks on Aug 22 2014, 12:44a - 2 replies
I don't think so, but I'd say even if he did there's probably a 1% chance he gets optioned, max.
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 8/21/14 on Aug 21 2014, 10:20p - 1 reply
Something like that, yeah.
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 8/21/14 on Aug 21 2014, 10:18p
Damn.
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 8/21/14 on Aug 21 2014, 9:52p - 1 reply
How well I know your pain.
Commented on Announcing the Homage x Lookout Landing t-shirt collection on Aug 21 2014, 8:38p
Sounds like a job for sea-townie.
Commented on OT - 8/9/2014: LLLJ Edition on Aug 21 2014, 8:05p - 1 reply
I wonder if this is an American thing.
Commented on OT - 8/9/2014: LLLJ Edition on Aug 21 2014, 7:04p - 1 reply
ESPN is saying it's a patella tendon, surgey next week, out 6-9 months.
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 8/21/14 on Aug 21 2014, 6:58p
He's actually been not bad in AAA this year.
Commented on Mariners open world's saddest time capsule, lose on Aug 20 2014, 11:50p - 2 replies
You better be able to ship international!
Commented on An overdue thank you note to Jack Zduriencik for Hisashi Iwakuma on Aug 20 2014, 10:26p
But still, this:
Commented on Mariners open world's saddest time capsule, lose on Aug 20 2014, 9:26p
Imagine how much better we'd be if we'd had Kuma from day one?
Commented on Mariners open world's saddest time capsule, lose on Aug 20 2014, 9:01p - 1 reply
The only times I mentioned his eye in that exchange was to say:
Commented on Hisashi Iwakuma dazzles M's to 5-2 victory over the Phillies on Aug 20 2014, 7:45a
So in hindsight I could have phrased that better or just left it out all together.
Commented on Hisashi Iwakuma dazzles M's to 5-2 victory over the Phillies on Aug 20 2014, 2:19a
DING DING DING.
Commented on Hisashi Iwakuma dazzles M's to 5-2 victory over the Phillies on Aug 20 2014, 2:16a
Sigh.
Commented on Hisashi Iwakuma dazzles M's to 5-2 victory over the Phillies on Aug 20 2014, 1:41a - 2 replies
He essentially had to re-start his rehab assignment given that he took a few days off due to the birth of his child.
Commented on Hisashi Iwakuma dazzles M's to 5-2 victory over the Phillies on Aug 20 2014, 12:51a - 1 reply
We still have 13 games against HOU/TEX.
Commented on 68-57: Chart on Aug 20 2014, 12:10a
"If they make the postseason"
Commented on 68-57: Chart on Aug 20 2014, 12:02a - 1 reply
He might not be wrong.
Commented on 68-57: Chart on Aug 19 2014, 11:54p - 1 reply
Yeah.
Commented on 68-57: Chart on Aug 19 2014, 11:41p
You could probably say that about relievers in general.
Commented on 68-57: Chart on Aug 19 2014, 11:33p - 2 replies
I like the way you think.
Commented on 68-57: Chart on Aug 19 2014, 11:26p
Yeah, not sure why you'd let a guy walking over six dudes per nine face someone with the bases loaded and no one out in extras.
Commented on 68-57: Chart on Aug 19 2014, 11:25p
Actually this is true.
Commented on 68-57: Chart on Aug 19 2014, 11:24p
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