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Rob Rogacki

  • joined Dec 04, 2008
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Recent Activity
Game 14 Preview: Angels at Tigers
Posted on Apr 19 2014, 10:30a
It would be interesting to look at the numbers based upon something like that
Commented on Reintroducing Drew Smyly, starting pitcher on Apr 18 2014, 1:46p - 1 reply
Agreed 100%
Commented on Reintroducing Drew Smyly, starting pitcher on Apr 18 2014, 1:43p - 1 reply
I have always thought that having a lefty or two in the rotation is a completely overrated idea
Commented on Reintroducing Drew Smyly, starting pitcher on Apr 18 2014, 12:35p - 2 replies
I'm 26 and I have seen it numerous times
Commented on Tigers add bullpen depth, call up Justin Miller from Triple-A Toledo on Apr 18 2014, 12:33p - 1 reply
Reintroducing Drew Smyly, starting pitcher
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 11:00a
Yes
Commented on Game 13 Preview: Angels at Tigers on Apr 18 2014, 9:51a - 1 reply
I'm going to say what FC tried to hint at politely
Commented on Sh*t my team's fans say on Apr 18 2014, 9:50a - 1 reply
They won their games because they scored more runs than the other team #analysis
Commented on Sh*t my team's fans say on Apr 18 2014, 9:18a - 2 replies
Game 13: Angels 11, Tigers 6
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 9:05a
Game 13 Preview: Angels at Tigers
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 9:00a
It's amazing how many people don't get that reference
Commented on Tigers add bullpen depth, call up Justin Miller from Triple-A Toledo on Apr 18 2014, 7:15a - 2 replies
I'm not putting any stock in defensive metrics in a 224 inning sample
Commented on Tigers 7, Indians 5: Outhit, but not outscored - Ian Kinsler's four RBIs lead victory on Apr 17 2014, 9:27p - 1 reply
I'm fine with Romine playing everyday
Commented on Tigers 7, Indians 5: Outhit, but not outscored - Ian Kinsler's four RBIs lead victory on Apr 17 2014, 9:02p - 2 replies
I hope this is what that last line is referencing
Commented on Sh*t my team's fans say on Apr 17 2014, 8:46p
Gonzalez has a 12% line drive rate and a 20% pop-up rate this year
Commented on Tigers 7, Indians 5: Outhit, but not outscored - Ian Kinsler's four RBIs lead victory on Apr 17 2014, 6:55p - 1 reply
The multiple smurf pictures are really throwing me off
Commented on Sh*t my team's fans say on Apr 17 2014, 6:38p - 1 reply
There's an element of truth to both sides of this argument
Commented on Sh*t my team's fans say on Apr 17 2014, 6:34p - 1 reply
A lot of the people wanting Alex Gonzalez to stop "being a thing"
Commented on Indians 3, Tigers 2: Failure to execute deflates late comeback attempt on Apr 17 2014, 6:11p - 1 reply
#YOLO
Commented on Game 12: Tigers vs. Indians, 1:08 p.m. on Apr 17 2014, 1:43p
Well if you think about it like that
Commented on Game 12: Tigers vs. Indians, 1:08 p.m. on Apr 17 2014, 1:40p
I'm pretty sure you would burn your mouth if you ate a hot dog on the grill
Commented on Game 12: Tigers vs. Indians, 1:08 p.m. on Apr 17 2014, 1:36p - 2 replies
No Subject
Commented on Tigers, Torii Hunter fail to execute when called upon vs. Indians on Apr 17 2014, 1:26p - 1 reply
Given the percentages of a successful bunt cited above
Commented on Tigers, Torii Hunter fail to execute when called upon vs. Indians on Apr 17 2014, 12:49p
No Subject
Commented on Game 12 Preview: Indians at Tigers on Apr 17 2014, 12:43p - 2 replies
But with that low percentage of advancing the runner comes a decreased run expectancy
Commented on Tigers, Torii Hunter fail to execute when called upon vs. Indians on Apr 17 2014, 12:39p - 1 reply
So a 68% success rate?
Commented on Tigers, Torii Hunter fail to execute when called upon vs. Indians on Apr 17 2014, 12:30p - 2 replies
I would like to point out how hilarious that picture of Kinsler is
Commented on Indians 3, Tigers 2: Failure to execute deflates late comeback attempt on Apr 17 2014, 12:29p
If bunting is like making waffles
Commented on Tigers, Torii Hunter fail to execute when called upon vs. Indians on Apr 17 2014, 11:54a - 2 replies
It is giving away an out
Commented on Tigers, Torii Hunter fail to execute when called upon vs. Indians on Apr 17 2014, 11:52a - 1 reply
Dan LeBatard had a great piece defending Puig's "attitude" about a month ago
Commented on Game 12 Preview: Indians at Tigers on Apr 17 2014, 11:26a - 2 replies
Thanks everyone
Commented on How to get Alex Avila out: an explanation of why our catcher can't hit on Apr 17 2014, 10:58a
Yup
Commented on Game 12 Preview: Indians at Tigers on Apr 17 2014, 10:53a - 1 reply
It's also worth noting that Hunter is leading the team in homers and RBI
Commented on Indians 3, Tigers 2: Failure to execute deflates late comeback attempt on Apr 17 2014, 10:52a - 1 reply
Game 12: Tigers 7, Indians 5
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 9:05a
Game 12 Preview: Indians at Tigers
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 9:00a
I imagine they would have given similar results in that situation
Commented on Final: Indians 3, Tigers 2 on Apr 16 2014, 11:23p - 1 reply
If you twist run expectancy values by assuming Cabrera gets intentionally walked, then it was technically the right move
Commented on Final: Indians 3, Tigers 2 on Apr 16 2014, 11:10p - 1 reply
Hats for bats
Commented on Game 11 Overflow on Apr 16 2014, 10:39p
Chicago is in first right now by 1/2 a game
Commented on Game 11 Overflow on Apr 16 2014, 10:39p
TEST
Commented on Game 11 Overflow on Apr 16 2014, 9:44p
The problem is that they have been insanely inconsistent on whey they introduce it
Commented on Game 11 Overflow on Apr 16 2014, 9:36p
He is quite hilarious in The League
Commented on Game 11 Overflow on Apr 16 2014, 9:32p - 2 replies
It would be cool if I could find a way to actually make that possible without having to tally it all myself
Commented on Game 11 Overflow on Apr 16 2014, 9:30p - 2 replies
So I only have a couple games logged
Commented on Game 11 Overflow on Apr 16 2014, 9:27p - 2 replies
A good throw would not have made a difference
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 9:03p - 1 reply
All we wanted were frickin' sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 8:52p - 1 reply
He has only allowed one hit
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 8:11p - 2 replies
I wonder if they have phantom cam for reviews
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 8:05p
And holy fuck Tyler Flowers blows
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 8:00p - 2 replies
Joe Mauer is a first baseman now
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 7:59p - 1 reply
Besides watching the games again, I don't know
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 7:57p - 1 reply
I wonder if there is a single number you could boil that down to
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 7:50p - 2 replies
Sanchez's ERA is going anything but timber
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 7:42p - 2 replies
Only if you're in Australia
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 7:41p - 1 reply
It was a(nother) ball
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 7:39p
Welcome!
Commented on Cubs Fan Moving To Michigan; Thinking Of Adopting The Tigers... on Apr 16 2014, 7:37p
Not with that pitching staff they're not
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 7:35p - 1 reply
Exactly
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 7:29p
This team seems too "move the runner" happy so far this year
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 7:26p - 3 replies
Evening all
Commented on Game 11: Tigers vs. Indians, 7:08 p.m. on Apr 16 2014, 7:26p - 4 replies
Off-speed pitches were a smaller sample and not very conclusive
Commented on How to get Alex Avila out: an explanation of why our catcher can't hit on Apr 16 2014, 5:47p
I was going to suggest that someone take him a bucket of KFC, but that works too
Commented on How to get Alex Avila out: an explanation of why our catcher can't hit on Apr 16 2014, 4:56p - 1 reply
This could be the game that determines whether Rob really "wants it"
Commented on Game 11 Preview: Indians at Tigers on Apr 16 2014, 2:40p - 1 reply
Al's house?
Commented on The 2014 BYB Meet-Up: Ticket payment info on Apr 16 2014, 2:27p
How to get Alex Avila out: an explanation of why our catcher can't hit
Posted on Apr 16 2014, 2:00p
I believe a rough estimate of "pitches framed"
Commented on Alex Avila: Tigers catcher of the future? on Apr 16 2014, 1:51p - 1 reply
Maybe I'm too young to get it
Commented on Bless You Boys! Our name has sarcastic roots, thanks to 'Acid Al' Ackerman on Apr 16 2014, 11:40a - 2 replies
I appreciate his years in the industry (as well as naming our site)
Commented on Bless You Boys! Our name has sarcastic roots, thanks to 'Acid Al' Ackerman on Apr 16 2014, 11:33a - 3 replies
OBLIGATORY
Commented on The 2014 BYB Meet-Up: Ticket payment info on Apr 15 2014, 11:40p - 1 reply
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