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CrimsonLiederhosen

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Your Top 10s...

I hate fantasy diaries, but I'm bored and have been thinking about this a fair bit so I'm posting one. I'm in a 30 team Keeper Sim league (50 players deep) and I'm looking for opinions on my top 10...

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OT: NFL Playoffs!

Today, the playofs finally begin. I don't say that just because I'm a Patriots fan, I say it because if the op four teams in the game haven't started playing yet, it's not really the playoffs, it's...

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Santana

The older threads seem to have been bogged down and then fizzled out. Given Yesterday and last night's developments, it seems a new thread would be necessary.To sum up: Last night the Yanks and...

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Suggestion for John

If it's possible, perhaps you might want to find 1-2 dependable, rational posters to the forums who could serve as admins on the diaries to lock or delete posts such as the one just made by...

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Comeback Awards

it's official, Hamilton is NOT eligible. I have to admit, I'm rather shocked. MLB almost NEVER gets anything right, but this time they did. Some eligible contenders... NL Dmitri Young JJ Hardy ...

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Sim League Opening

Yes, yes, I'm contentious, opinionated and occasionally obnoxious, but the IBC is a great league and I'm not running it anymore (We're run by a 6 member committee since I retired this spring as...

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Clay Buchholz

One of the ESPN wiseguys recently put Clay Buchholz, who recently outpitched his idol Roger Clemens, as one of the top 5 pitching prospects in baseball, specifically in front of Phil Hughes.  Any...

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Gary Matthews - HGH

Nobody has mentioned this (which is surprising) but Gary Matthews has been implicated in an illegal HGH ring.  Supposedly Matthews was getting prescriptions for the drug and having it mailed to an...

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Gyroball stuff

http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/eticket/story?page=gyroballsearch Got this link from Baseball Prospectus (since I never head to ESPN.com anymore).  It makes for a very entertaining read about the...

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Papelbon to remain Closer...

In an interview with the Boston Globe's Gordon Edes that will air Wednesday on NESN, Red Sox GM Theo Epstein hinted that Jonathan Papelbon remains an option to be the team's closer this season. ...

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Dice-K working on new Pitch

Daisuke Matsuzaka hinted Wednesday that he is working on a new pitch. Not the gyroball. Agent Scott Boras indicated that Matsuazaka may be working more on a sinking fastball. Like most Japanese...

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Draft Review

Our 30 team sim league just finished our Annual Rookie draft and I thought I would post the results to elicit feedback.  They're in the order each team picked in.  I know many of the members post...

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Lester v. James

Who would you rather have, Jon Lester or Chuck James. Both are lefties, Lester has the edge in age (23 this season to James' 25) but James has had more success at the MLB level. Both were B+'s in...

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Astros - Rockies Trade

The Astros have acquired Jason Jennings and Miguel Asencio from the Rockies for Jason Hirsh, Willy Taveras and Taylor Buchholz, FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal reports.I'm not a huge fan of this deal...

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How much will Dice-K sign for?

Sorry about the additional Daisuke Diary, but I can't post a poll otherwise. Assuming Daisuke signs (which I'm 90% confident of), how much will it be for?  I'm assuming that it will be for 6 years...

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Not Quite Rookies

Chuck James and John Maine both had impressive seasons this year, Maine in particular seemed to come out of nowhere after having been nearly written off.  Both started out in the bullpen and moved...

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What's with John Maine?

Who would have seen a 3.45 era 1.08 whip and a 22/55/73 bb/k/ip ratios coming for Maine?  I have Maine in a sim league and hung onto him mostly out of sheer stubborness and I can't believe the...

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Sox Sign Bard

The Red Sox have signed their sedcond overall draft pick, 28th overall pick, Daniel bard It's been a pretty satisfying draft for Sox fans.Sox sign Bard By Gary Dzen, Boston.com StaffThe Red Sox...

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Pedroia getting the call?

From Rotoworld.com: Dustin Pedroia was removed for a pinch-hitter in the first game of Triple-A Pawtucket's doubleheader Monday, suggesting that he might be set to join the Red Sox. If he's called...

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Dustin Pedroia

Pedroia, following a terrible start after wrist surgery, has raised his production to .299/.379/.414.  He's not showing much HR power, but has 22 doubles so far and his usuall 33/21 bb/k ratio.  As...

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NFL 2006

Since we're all sports fans here, not just baseball fans.  Does anyone have any picks for SuperBowl XLI?As a Pats fan I of course think there's a good chance they'll find a way to get there but my...

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Hansen Called UP

Craig Hansen was called up today in place of Jermaine van Buren.  Hard to gauge how permanent this may be, the call is probably largely a reaction to yesterday's horrendous outing by Beckett. ...

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Wood is Back

Kerry Wood started today against the Washington Nationals after... well, it seems like forever on the DL.Personally, I'm taking July 4th as the date for his next DL stint.  My first instinct was...

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Young Charged!

Ok, ok, so it's not Delmon... Dmitri Young was charged with misdemeanor domestic violence after being accused of choking his former girlfriend in the early morning hours of April 14. Young, who...

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Reds / Sox Trade

The Arroyo / Wily Mo Pena trade got a pretty good amount of attention on this site and I figured it might be a good time to look at how it's going for both teams so far. My gut reaction was in...

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AL ROY Candidates

We're one month into the season, who do you see so far as being the leading Candidate for the AL ROY?  I've posted some names for votes, if you think it will be someone else, post who and why. The...

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NL ROY Candidates

We're one month into the season, who do you see so far as being the leading Candidate for the NL ROY?  I've posted some names for votes, if you think it will be someone else, post who and why.My...

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Re-Evaluating Elijah Dukes

How does the recent Delmon Young incident effect Dukes as a prospect? First of all, Dukes' 'troubles' have been the biggest issue as far as knocking him down on prospect lists.  With Delmon...

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Nats buyer Chosen!

According to WUSA-TV Washington, MLB has chosen Washington real estate magnate Theodore Lerner as the new owner of the Nationals. The Lerner Group will edge out the groups led by Washington...

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Who will Falter first?

Thus far we've got two EXTREMLY impressive young closers who have yet to be scored upon. Chris Ray 8.1 ip, 3h, 4bb 11k, 0.00 era, 0.84whip, 6 saves Jonathan Papelbon 12.1 IP, 6h, 2bb, 10k, 0.00...

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