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KaminaAyato

  • joined May 19, 2010
  • last login Jun 11, 2013
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Bill James - Contact hitters undervalued?

Ok, well watching Clubhouse Confidential, I hear Bill James answering about what is the next undervalued skill. He answered that with the steroid era gone, there are now a lot of hitters who can...

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Mariners' Farm System revisited

So, about a year later, I have come back from my article "That Extra 2%" to see how the farm system has changed. Once again, the sheet I created last year can be found here, but to summarize how...

Iwakuma's last name

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Okay, to settle it once and for all... 岩, the first part of his name (Iwa) means rock 隈, the second part of his last name (kuma) means corner or nook So when put together, it can be read as cornerstone. If you want to say rock bear fine, but that is the proper way to read it. (Btw, the proper kanji for bear is 熊)

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Wedge's aggressiveness hurting the team?

I had originally planned to write a "letter" to Wedge regarding his mantra of being aggressive, but with Thirteenoftwo's article regarding LD% & BABIP, I figured I'd perhaps expand on that a bit...

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Expanding cheering in King Felix's Court?

I was at the game today, and I love the idea of King Felix's Court. It allows a section for people to be vocal throughout the game, unlike the rest of the stadium.And so it got me thinking, are...

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That extra 2%

"All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it." - Thomas Fuller So during this winter storm, I got a couple of books on Amazon, one being The Extra 2%. I'm pretty sure most...

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Is it time to wage a sabermetric war on the MSM?

I will make this short and sweet.  I think we here at LL and USSM agree that our words are being ignored by the MSM (mainstream media) in almost all areas.  So I think it's time that we here as a...

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The argument (for/against) trading

I guess I've turned one article into a series of articles...  Not sure if that was intended, but I guess this is where the line of thought went. Part I was talking about the process of building a...

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Options for filling in gaps via FA?

I am generally never one to speculate who we should get for our team.  Mostly because if I did, I wouldn't be typing here... I'd be in a FO somewhere.  And because I'm not, I leave it up to them. B...

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Building a sustained winner

So it's no secret that the M's are in a rebuilding process.  We can all agree on that. What we can't agree on is where the M's are in the process, where they should be in the process, what...

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Is it time to adopt a Japanese-style approach?

This is my first post here at LL.  Avid reader, but I guess I felt like wanting to bring a different angle on things.Everyone knows the M's offense is the worst in the majors - heck, it's one of...

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