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.

A vignette:
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
yea, I think it's probably accidental too
Commented on Shelby Miller is back, maybe on Apr 17 2014, 2:36p - 1 reply
Trying to decide if this is a subtle or accidental dig at Freese
Commented on Shelby Miller is back, maybe on Apr 17 2014, 2:30p - 3 replies
two consecutive outings with a DP and Maness will be back in his good graces
Commented on Is St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny over-using Carlos Martinez & Trevor Rosenthal? on Apr 15 2014, 1:08p - 1 reply
that was, incidentally, a prime example of Shannon having no idea what the hell was going on
Commented on St. Louis vs Cincinnati gamethread 4/9 on Apr 9 2014, 2:54p - 2 replies
when getting the "wow" response 1 minute in, I figured it was better to defuse
Commented on *2014 Draft Preview No. Twelve: Bats! (Of the High School Variety) on Apr 9 2014, 1:56p - 2 replies
for those who don't catch the reference, it's from this
Commented on *2014 Draft Preview No. Twelve: Bats! (Of the High School Variety) on Apr 9 2014, 1:39p - 1 reply
Remarkable people, the Blacks -- musical, very athletic, not very good swimmers. Again, l'm talking about the family.
Commented on *2014 Draft Preview No. Twelve: Bats! (Of the High School Variety) on Apr 9 2014, 1:36p - 3 replies
BABIP is well correlated with LD%, but LD% isn't particularly stable over time for pitchers
Commented on Cardinals vs Reds 4/8 Recap: Lance Lynn fights through rough start, hitters finally come though on Apr 9 2014, 9:05a - 1 reply
what about an interrobang‽
Commented on Hunt and Peck: Links of the Weekend on Apr 8 2014, 4:30p - 1 reply
agreed
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Minor League Preview: Springfield Cardinals on Apr 8 2014, 4:28p - 2 replies
if they tied it to your parents income, that'd be interesting
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Minor League Preview: Springfield Cardinals on Apr 8 2014, 3:22p - 1 reply
to further attack my own point
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Minor League Preview: Springfield Cardinals on Apr 8 2014, 3:21p
and I should note
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Minor League Preview: Springfield Cardinals on Apr 8 2014, 3:18p
I'm not a big fan of financial incentives for grades, personally
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Minor League Preview: Springfield Cardinals on Apr 8 2014, 3:13p - 3 replies
I think the SEO title for this post would be
Commented on Joe Kelly's Evolving Mechanics on Apr 8 2014, 1:07p - 1 reply
No other starter in MLB over the past three years has thrown as hard as Kelly (93.1 vFA by pitch f/x) and struck out as few batters (13.8%)
Commented on Joe Kelly's Evolving Mechanics on Apr 8 2014, 1:04p - 1 reply
you'd think they'd do some unclassified learning on a per-player basis to fix those types of things
Commented on Trevor Rosenthal is truly one of a kind on Apr 4 2014, 1:31p - 1 reply
That's Houston, circa 1999
Commented on Avoiding middle relievers is the best bet for Cardinals pitching staff on Apr 3 2014, 3:57p
Beads?!
Commented on Avoiding middle relievers is the best bet for Cardinals pitching staff on Apr 3 2014, 3:52p - 2 replies
that's him pulling the fishing line attached to the ball
Commented on Avoiding middle relievers is the best bet for Cardinals pitching staff on Apr 3 2014, 3:35p
When I was in grad school
Commented on Avoiding middle relievers is the best bet for Cardinals pitching staff on Apr 3 2014, 2:23p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Avoiding middle relievers is the best bet for Cardinals pitching staff on Apr 3 2014, 1:32p - 1 reply
The Hebrew Hammer already owns that turf
Commented on Avoiding middle relievers is the best bet for Cardinals pitching staff on Apr 3 2014, 11:05a
Did you hang out with many two-year olds at that time?
Commented on Avoiding middle relievers is the best bet for Cardinals pitching staff on Apr 3 2014, 11:01a - 1 reply
It would seem you lived on the same block as my HS girlfriend
Commented on Avoiding middle relievers is the best bet for Cardinals pitching staff on Apr 3 2014, 10:59a - 1 reply
See also: Texarkana
Commented on Avoiding middle relievers is the best bet for Cardinals pitching staff on Apr 3 2014, 10:58a - 3 replies
via wikipedia
Commented on Avoiding middle relievers is the best bet for Cardinals pitching staff on Apr 3 2014, 10:54a - 4 replies
seriously
Commented on An early late night let's talk about other teams playing because the Cardinals are off today thread on Apr 2 2014, 4:09p
I do think there are some legit concerns about his comparatively poor usage of qwert asdfg zxcvb
Commented on What to expect when you're expecting Michael Wacha on Apr 2 2014, 3:51p
I think when you buy organic funyuns, you just get an empty bag
Commented on *2014 Draft Preview, Spinal Tap Edition: More High School Pitching Part Two (Even Morer) on Apr 2 2014, 1:24p - 1 reply
I think that's why it's 10:58 and not 11:02
Commented on *2014 Draft Preview, Spinal Tap Edition: More High School Pitching Part Two (Even Morer) on Apr 2 2014, 1:03p
does it start with a b
Commented on *2014 Draft Preview, Spinal Tap Edition: More High School Pitching Part Two (Even Morer) on Apr 2 2014, 12:07p
looks like they are
Commented on An early late night let's talk about other teams playing because the Cardinals are off today thread on Apr 1 2014, 9:53p - 2 replies
I learned to play and eventually taught at David's Guitar Loft in Webster
Commented on An early late night let's talk about other teams playing because the Cardinals are off today thread on Apr 1 2014, 9:43p - 2 replies
Most of the arguments for cats are also arguments for not having a pet
Commented on Rivalry with the Cincinnati Reds makes the St. Louis Cardinals' opening-day win all the sweeter on Apr 1 2014, 4:13p
cat
Commented on Rivalry with the Cincinnati Reds makes the St. Louis Cardinals' opening-day win all the sweeter on Apr 1 2014, 4:01p
It could be worse
Commented on Rivalry with the Cincinnati Reds makes the St. Louis Cardinals' opening-day win all the sweeter on Apr 1 2014, 4:00p - 1 reply
replace the DVD with an early 2000s iMac that you dramatically hurl off a blacony at him
Commented on Rivalry with the Cincinnati Reds makes the St. Louis Cardinals' opening-day win all the sweeter on Apr 1 2014, 3:35p
and embedded image hits the 80/20 sweetspot
Commented on Rivalry with the Cincinnati Reds makes the St. Louis Cardinals' opening-day win all the sweeter on Apr 1 2014, 2:38p
How many vuvuzelas do you have on hand?
Commented on Rivalry with the Cincinnati Reds makes the St. Louis Cardinals' opening-day win all the sweeter on Apr 1 2014, 10:13a
Really wishing I hadn't lost the source code to the Corky Ramone nickname generator right about now
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 3:21p
gather ye revels while ye may
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 3:12p
Joining the horde soon?
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 2:59p - 1 reply
Unfortunately, while we're preapproved for a really effective shiv, we haven't actually gotten it yet
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 2:43p - 1 reply
Dodged a bullet there
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 2:39p - 1 reply
You should've bought our condo in Roslindale
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 2:30p - 1 reply
That's also just a few vertical lines away from
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 2:20p
you managed to get an offer accepted on a place in the Boston area?
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 1:52p - 1 reply
These are the new alternates, right?
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 12:50p
If they use the word "folk" then they're too old
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 12:49p
Smells like an Ankiel press conference and switch
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 11:55a
looks like Martinez to me
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 11:53a - 1 reply
RSS subscribers got a sneak peak this morning
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 11:39a - 2 replies
the point of year-round inter-league was to accommodate 15 teams in each league
Commented on 2014 MLB Preview: Which teams will win the divisions? on Mar 31 2014, 11:38a - 1 reply
easier
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Season Preview: Writing staff's over/under stats picks on Mar 31 2014, 11:29a - 1 reply
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