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Requiem

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Rumor: Marleau-for-Marchand

According to CSNNE, Boston and San Jose have talked about a swap between Marleau and Marchand. First rumor And here we thought we were only talking about trading Thornton.... Not sure how I feel...

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Comps for Fielder

So, I had a discussion with others in the morning thread about whether Fielder would live up to his contract. Benjihana said that he would be worth his contract if he had ~23 WAR through the life...

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Dallas Cowboys' Great Melton Contract

Here are the details from this Todd Archer link: The Cowboys gave Melton, who is coming back from a torn anterior cruciate ligament, a $1 million signing bonus as part of the deal he agreed to...

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OT: Anyone for some tennis?

Currently watching the Djokovic-Nadal finals. And was wondering if anyone else wants to discuss it.

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Minors 8/23 & the Stats of a Sr. Jose Abreu

Ok, I've got a new FA love. McCann will always be in my heart, but sometimes the lure of a new flame excites more than someone you've been seeing for a while. Besides, unlike real relationships,...

Minors 8/10 & Community Pitching Prospect Stats

Here are some stats for the Rangers' top pitching prospects from the community prospect rankings, and some other players doing interesting things.... As always, be wary of sample sizes. Ages and...

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Minors 7/15 & Top Community Hitting Prospect Stats

Fanposts definitely drop off after 14 days. Here are some stats for the Rangers' top hitting prospects from the community prospect rankings, and some other players doing interesting things.... As...

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Minors 7/1 & Youngest Batters By League

This post started off as an idea for a Minor League thread comment. But after thinking about it more, I realized it probably made more sense as a fanpost. Since the minors thread seems to fall off...

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NBA36: Draft edition

Dunno much about who's a good draft prognosticator, so I chose SB Nation's Mock Draft. Supposedly the tiers are the top 6 (no clear #1) 5 or 6 in the next tier (including 3 top PG) foreign...

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NFL Draft Thread III

From BTB's OCC Little Big Board Pos 2 (47) 3 (74 & 80) 4 (114) 5 (151) 6 (185) RB Eddie LacyGio Bernard Le’Veon BellStepfan Taylor Joseph Randle Knile Davis Latavius...

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The REAL Post-season Eligibility Rules - 2012 version

Actually, this is the exact same post as the old version. It just seems nobody knows about the old post or chooses to not remember it. Since there seems to be some confusion about the actual...

Colby Lewis has torn ligament, potentially out for season

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This sucks. Makes Oswalt pickup look like a good job of insurance. Also sucks for Lewis, as it'll hurt his next FA contract. So, if he is out for the season, does this make you want to go after a Hamels or Greinke more?

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Week 17 Rooting Interests

Obviously, we want the Cowboys to do well this year, as the only way you can win the Super Bowl is to make the playoffs. But barring the Cowboys winning in the Meadowlands, I was interested to see...

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Sackseer: A Seer or Sack It? (An Early Evaluation)

So, the idea for this fanpost came about because of some discussion about Sackseer and how effective it really is at predicting sack performance. We seem to have a contingent here at BTB who seems...

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Cowboys Salary Cap Analysis cont'd: Calculations

This is supplemental part of the salary cap analysis found here. The other post was quite long in itself, so I decided to break this out into a separate post, so that it'd be more easily...

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Cowboys Salary Cap Situation: All you need to know about Cutting Players

Note: I decided to break out the actual Salary Cap Calculations to another post, as it was really blowing out the current post, and could use some good discussion about the actual values of the...

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Going from 6th to 9th in the NFL Draft

Since there seems to be some confusion as to where the Cowboys slot in the draft, I decided to make a small post to describe: How I arrive at the Cowboys' Draft Position Where the Cowboys sit wrt...

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Replay Redux - Umpires get >20% of close calls wrong

Good article on ESPN (I know, oxymoron, right?) in which researchers went through 184 game broadcasts this year and tagged the close calls in the games, and whether the umpire got it right. They...

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The REAL Post-season Eligibility Rules

Since there seems to be some confusion about the actual post-season eligibility rules, here are the ones from an actual baseball person, 2007 Red Sox director of baseball operations, Brian...

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The Need For Expanded Replay? Ex-Ranger Galarraga loses perfect game....

on a blown call by an umpire with 2 outs in the 9th. ESPN Link to Game (with Video) SBNation Recap Full 9th Inning Video So, this leads to the question: Do you think Replay Should be expanded? And...

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Does High K% and High HR% mean High BABIP?

This post and analysis was prompted by a comment that bigsteve had posted in the Tuesday morning thread: Guys who K alot and hit alot of HRs will generally have a high BABIP This was with regard to...

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Consolidated Cowboys Draft Board

This is my first post as I usually don't feel that I have much to offer nor the time to offer it in. But since I like analyzing sports, stats, and strategy, in general, and since I already got...

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Driveline Mechanic's Take on Robbie Ross

http://www.drivelinemechanics.com/2008/12/12/690384/pitching-mechanics-robert Summary: Overall, I really like his mechanics! I think his shoulder will hold up fairly well, and the hard pronated...

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The 50 AB Sample Size

I've heard repeatedly that Botts didn't "do anything with his chance." Well, here's a couple of other people who didn't "do anything with their chances" either in a 50 AB stint when they were...

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Bourn/Lidge trade

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=3099599Two guys who Adam's had some interest in have been traded for each other.The Phillies sent outfielder Michael Bourn, pitcher Geoff Geary and minor...

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NL GG winners announced, and Dewan's all-fielding team....

NL GG WinnersP Greg Maddux C Brad Ausmus 1B Albert Pujols 2B Orlando Hudson SS Omar Vizquel 3B Scott Rolen OF Carlos Beltran OF Mike Cameron OF Andruw JonesDewan's all-fielding teamFirst Base -...

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One Defensive Metric's Gold Glove Winners....

AL defenseandNL defense# are above average (RSpt is Runs Saved total,  RS/150 is per 150 games)Texas Players: Player     GP   INN   RSpt RS/150 Barajas    94   825.0   1     1 Teixeira  159...

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FA Types

Thought I'd post a diary of this since a lot of the information seems to be scattered. This is a further analysis of what I posted earlier. I'm basically using comparisons of what free agents were...

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No hitting jinxing galore.....

Freddy Garcia with a perfect game through 7.....Watch him give something up in the 8th because of this post....To get over the word limit,that's a no-hitter from Anibal Sanchez, a no-hit bid for...

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The "lovable" Big Papi may not be so lovable any more

It looks like Big Papi is shilling for MVP votes and throwing his teammates under a bus while doing so...."Don't get me wrong -- he's a great player, having a great season, but he's got a lot of...

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