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Bososx13

  • joined Jul 22, 2011
  • last login Jul 17, 2014
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The Problem with Pitching WAR

WAR has come a very long way in the past decade, it used to be a stat used only by nerds and hardcore baseball fans, but ever since the Mike Trout-Miguel Cabrera debate, WAR has been exposed to the...

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The word I hate most for prospects

is "floor". This is the most ridicuous word ever. The "floor" for every prospect should be bust. 37% of top 10 baseball america position prospects, the safest prospects bust. When people say...

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Stop the no big signing no trade mindset

This offseason a lot of Red Sox fans do not want a big signing or trade. Some people are even saying that the Red Sox should never trade prospects. While prospects can be exciting for fans,...

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Bososx13's armchair GM

I'm not good with intros so let's just get this started First thing we obviously need to change is the rotation So right now we have Lester Buchholz Doubront Lackey ??? Now we definitely...

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Sean was right

and David, and Sandy, and everyone else I called ridiculous. The Red Sox of 2012 really were a bad team. Sean was right about Beckett, Crawford, Bard, Ellsbury, basically everyone except Ortiz....

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A look at Franklin Morales' success

Let's take a look at why Franklin Morales is having success as a starter. Franklin Morales has a Z-score of 1.0 or higher for whiff/swing on every pitch he threw in june. That means he can get...

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Best Trio of Prospects in the Minors

I was thinking about which team has the best trio of prospects in the minors. Anyone else want to chime in on this? I came up with: Orioles: Bundy/ Machado/ Gausman Mariners: Walker/ Hultzen/...

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Red Sox sign "unsignable" Buttrey

Red Sox sign Ty Buttrey. 1.3 million. Wonder where that money came from? Seniors in rounds 6-10. Now the attention is on Carson Fulmer. If Brian Johnson signs enough under slot, we can get him. Red...

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Tzu-Wei Lin signs with Red Sox. Maybe.

http://www.nownews.com/2012/06/08/91-2822461.htm This link says the Red Sox have signed Taiwaneese Shortstop prosepct Tzu-Wei Lin and have shattered the record bonus and given Lin 2.09 Million If...

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The possibility of trading Kevin Youkilis

There has been a lot of talk about trading Kevin Youkilis lately. I think that unless we are getting someone that can help us this year as much as Youkilis can, we should not trade him. While...

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Thank you OTM

Thank you everyone here for making OTM one of the best blogs on SBnation. The writers are all great. I get into arguments with people a lot and a lot of people don't like me but all of you are more...

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How Much of Baseball is really luck?

The Red Sox bad season in 2012 got me wondering: what if the Red Sox were a true talent 100 win team, and the 90 wins was just bad luck. Well I did a quick google search and I found this great post...

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On Defensive metrics

I wanted to start something about defensive metrics because there are a lot of things people don't understand. Misconception 1: Defensive metrics don't mean anything because UZR and DRS disagree...

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The Illusion starting pitchers

Looking at it from a different point of view, I can now start to see why some people think the Red Sox are doomed. The reason is people looking at ERA and not peripherals. Four Names to remember I...

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The Luckiest and unluckiest players this spring

I thought Cistulli's Scout+ was a great way to use spring training stats. So I figured out the Z-Score for Scout+ and subtracted it from the Z-score in wOBA. This way I could find the most lucky...

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Pete Ruiz imitates Tim Kurkjian

If you haven't seen Ryan Dempster, J.P. Arencibia, Tim Dillard and Elliot Johnson imitating Tim Kurkjian, be sure to watch them as they are hilarious. But the Red Sox's Pete Ruiz might have had the...

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Alfredo Aceves and why regression might not happen.

Alfredo Aceves had a fantastic year last year. Unfortunately, his peripherals say he'll regress. A lot. But there is some reason to believe that Aceves can induce weak contact. With the data from...

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One Thing I've always wanted to do

http://www.diddukewin.com/ SUCK IT DUKE! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA This is a filler SUCK IT DUKE! SUCK IT DUKE! SUCK IT DUKE! SUCK IT DUKE! SUCK IT DUKE! SUCK IT DUKE! SUCK IT DUKE! SUCK IT DUKE! SUCK IT...

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If Trout is a five tool player why isn't harper?

This was a great question brought up in the BA top 100 podcast. I think Harper's speed is his worst tool, and it's comparable to Trout's power and power is much more important than speed so Harper...

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My AL east positional rankings

I'll do my subjective, Red Sox vs Yankees vs Rays position by position for next season. Five points for 1st place at a position, 4 for 2nd place, 3 for 3rd place and so on C...

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My 2013 top 15

This is my projection of what my 2013 top 20 prospects will look like. Note: I would not necessarily rate these prospects in this order right now, but this is how I think I'll rank them next year. 1...

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Roy Oswalt thread

Let's have this be the Roy Oswalt thread. A lot of times, I think to myself, if he was really going to pitch in Boston, why hasn't he signed with the Sox yet, but then I also think, who will he...

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What do YOU think will be the Red Sox record in 2012?

We all have different opinions. I think people are being too pessimistic. This is what I think will happen to the Red Sox in 2012: Jacoby Ellsbury does not completely replicate his 2011 season, but...

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Minor league Gameday data

Because there was some discussion in the bullpen banter thread about minor league gameday data, let's post anything about that here. If anyone knows how to use baseball on a stick, or can create a...

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Prince Fielder in Comerica Park

what looked like a bad signing now looks even worse. From this hit location diagram of Fielder's homers at miller park, it looks like only 8 of his 24 homers at Miller park would go over the fence...

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Zobrist vs Pedroia vs Cano

I did a Pedroia vs Cano on Pinstripe Alley and overthemonster. Someone asked me to do Zobrist vs Pedroia vs Cano on Draysbay. So here it is. Zobrist vs Pedroia vs CanoHitting Since Zobrist came out...

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Pedroia vs Cano

I'm a Red Sox fan and I posted this on overthemonster, but I want to get a different response. I'll start up a Pedroia vs Cano debate and try to say something about some of the arguments usually...

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Pedroia vs Cano

I'll start up a Pedroia vs Cano debate and try to say something about some of the arguments usually made. 1. Cano has better offense Simply not true. In his career, Pedroia has a 124 wRC+, Cano has...

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Stride Length, release point, and Drag

Two things I've noticed when scouting pitchers is stride length and drag are very important. Stride length is pretty obvious, but a thing a lot of people don't know about is drag. Drag is how much...

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The Red Sox and the luxury tax

everyone is saying they'll go over, but I don't get it. The luxury tax is 178 million, Cots has the Sox at 152 million. They have 26 million left. For Ortiz's arbitration the Sox went with 12...

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