Dollabill

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I'm a graduate student in Boston, studying computational biology. I moved here in 2004 and have hated all Boston sports with a passion barely matched by my love of STL teams ever since.

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In my fall 2004 biomechanics class we spent a full 1.5 hr lecture discussing Curt Schilling's tendon.

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Recent Activity
The kid's clean Captain, he's a war hero!
Commented on Reflecting on the trade deadline deals of the St. Louis Cardinals on Aug 1 2014, 10:07a - 1 reply
for Good deal for the Cardinals
Voted on Jul 31 2014, 2:33p
I'd think big contracts represent a large enough chunk of the market that they couldn't be too far off
Commented on Matt Holliday's power is on the rise on Jul 28 2014, 1:59p - 1 reply
#292929
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: In a jumbled postseason race, a trade could make all the difference on Jul 28 2014, 1:51p
it can be done
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: In a jumbled postseason race, a trade could make all the difference on Jul 28 2014, 1:47p - 2 replies
same number of starts as Bourjos since 7/6 (inclusive)
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: In a jumbled postseason race, a trade could make all the difference on Jul 28 2014, 12:13p - 1 reply
I believe Pandora is only licensed in the US
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: Redbirds hone in on starting pitching on Jul 25 2014, 3:19p - 1 reply
chrome plugin for getting around geographic restrictions
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: Redbirds hone in on starting pitching on Jul 25 2014, 3:16p
I hope you enjoy your potato salad
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: Redbirds hone in on starting pitching on Jul 25 2014, 3:10p - 1 reply
he does if we line up all the shelby millers through time with the current version in front
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: Redbirds hone in on starting pitching on Jul 25 2014, 3:08p - 1 reply
even better with hola unblocker
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: Redbirds hone in on starting pitching on Jul 25 2014, 3:02p - 3 replies
FLIP-FLOPPER
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: Redbirds hone in on starting pitching on Jul 25 2014, 12:22p
ZiPS has him at 4.35 RoS, but doesn't have a ton of data to go on, obviously
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: Redbirds hone in on starting pitching on Jul 25 2014, 11:21a
deals with the devil?
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: Redbirds hone in on starting pitching on Jul 25 2014, 11:19a
Well, I don't personally
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: Redbirds hone in on starting pitching on Jul 25 2014, 11:13a - 1 reply
while I completely agree with you
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors: Redbirds hone in on starting pitching on Jul 25 2014, 11:01a - 1 reply
yea, was just calling that one out as one of the few with a clear purpose for the collaboration
Commented on Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa on Jul 24 2014, 1:06p
rainsface!
Commented on Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa on Jul 24 2014, 1:02p - 1 reply
the only bug our cat has ever managed to catch was a bee
Commented on Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa on Jul 24 2014, 12:34p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa on Jul 24 2014, 12:26p
I thought the Saison Du Buff series was kind of fun
Commented on Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa on Jul 24 2014, 12:20p - 1 reply
yes, we need marble-slab burrito places
Commented on Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa on Jul 24 2014, 12:06p
yea, these will be serving as CSA cleanup
Commented on Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa on Jul 24 2014, 12:00p - 1 reply
Enchiladas are on our menu tonight (!)
Commented on Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa on Jul 24 2014, 11:55a - 1 reply
and they were running low on sics
Commented on Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa on Jul 24 2014, 11:01a - 1 reply
maybe it previously said "a"?
Commented on Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa on Jul 24 2014, 11:01a - 2 replies
given the somewhat convoluted system that already exists
Commented on Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa on Jul 24 2014, 10:45a
fyp
Commented on Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa on Jul 24 2014, 10:34a - 3 replies
the best teams come really damn close to doing it
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 3:41p
I couldn't find any info about how the WP impacts the odds
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 3:39p - 1 reply
I stand by my statement that the only thing holding curling together
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 3:36p - 1 reply
according to this article, yes
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 3:34p
OK, that does address my post
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 3:31p - 1 reply
yea, I had two friends leave apartments this year after spending $5000+ on heating oil last year
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 2:24p - 2 replies
I hope you don't think any of that responded to the content of my post
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 2:18p - 2 replies
it seems like that profile has been driven by player additions/promotions
Commented on The ninth-inning at bat from Oscar Taveras warrants numerous starts in a row on Jul 23 2014, 1:36p
Since 2010, there have been about half as many productive players (3+WAR) per year over the age of 35 as there were for 1993-2007
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 1:25p - 2 replies
yea, this may not be quite the standard I want it to be
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 12:17p
yes, that goes into the first bucket for me
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 12:03p - 1 reply
I have no problem with the sentiment there
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 11:38a - 1 reply
just be sure to let someone else handle the knives
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 11:18a - 2 replies
that was already happening before
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 11:11a - 1 reply
Frankly, this sounds pretty appealing to me as a fan
Commented on Unintended and Overvalued; or: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Trade Market on Jul 23 2014, 10:49a - 2 replies
also slightly above average by ERA-
Commented on Future Redbirds Top 20 St. Louis Cardinals Prospects: Mid-Season Review, #1-10 on Jul 22 2014, 3:23p - 1 reply
Roku changes nothing about blackouts except the difficulty of setting up a proxy
Commented on Future Redbirds Top 20 St. Louis Cardinals Prospects: Mid-Season Review, #1-10 on Jul 22 2014, 3:22p - 1 reply
the bigger problem with unlimited vacation in my experience is getting people to actually take it
Commented on Future Redbirds Top 20 St. Louis Cardinals Prospects: Mid-Season Review, #1-10 on Jul 22 2014, 1:23p - 1 reply
I agree with the first part. The following scheme is 95% accurate
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Prospects: A firsthand analysis of Rob Kaminsky, Peoria Chiefs on Jul 21 2014, 12:12p
I'll take FIP splits
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Prospects: A firsthand analysis of Rob Kaminsky, Peoria Chiefs on Jul 21 2014, 10:21a
typically, that'd count towards ERA vs LHB
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Prospects: A firsthand analysis of Rob Kaminsky, Peoria Chiefs on Jul 21 2014, 9:42a - 2 replies
I don't know that, personally
Commented on Jhonny Peralta's first half ranks him near the very top of Cardinals shortstops since the '70s on Jul 17 2014, 7:25p
need to be careful here
Commented on Jhonny Peralta's first half ranks him near the very top of Cardinals shortstops since the '70s on Jul 17 2014, 4:46p - 2 replies
batters also face a varied set of defenses, whereas pitchers play in front of a fairly static set
Commented on Jhonny Peralta's first half ranks him near the very top of Cardinals shortstops since the '70s on Jul 17 2014, 4:16p
just a little bit of work to do
Commented on Jhonny Peralta's first half ranks him near the very top of Cardinals shortstops since the '70s on Jul 17 2014, 3:44p - 1 reply
you think we get below replacement, or you think he's worth more than that?
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Allen Craig and the active roster on Jul 10 2014, 4:04p - 1 reply
scruvy's a real problem in MLB clubhouses
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Allen Craig and the active roster on Jul 10 2014, 2:52p
*vanilla skies to 2011*
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Allen Craig and the active roster on Jul 10 2014, 2:48p
and completely disappears at least once a month
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Allen Craig and the active roster on Jul 10 2014, 2:09p
I still enjoy the Poscast
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Allen Craig and the active roster on Jul 10 2014, 2:03p
it's definitely a less snappy moral
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Allen Craig and the active roster on Jul 10 2014, 1:05p
candidate profile image
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Allen Craig and the active roster on Jul 10 2014, 12:57p - 1 reply
so the moral of the story is:
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Allen Craig and the active roster on Jul 10 2014, 10:53a - 1 reply
also a little too on the nose, I suppose
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 3:31p
sounds like a hipster anthem candidate based on the title
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 3:27p - 1 reply
I think the trade is
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 2:41p - 2 replies
THATS TWO SOURCES
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 2:29p - 1 reply
yea, no worries
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 2:14p
I meant ROS projections of WAR/600PA
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 2:07p - 1 reply
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