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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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
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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
out of curiosity
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 1:58p - 4 replies
If you want to project WAR, playing time is important
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 1:27p - 1 reply
the thing that always makes me uneasy about park factors
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 1:20p
is it well established that playing time significantly impacts rate performance?
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 12:54p - 3 replies
Yea, ROS projections are probably a better metric than in-season WAR for most applications
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 12:44p - 1 reply
in this particular case, the needle doesn't move much, I don't think
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 12:37p - 1 reply
offensive stats aren't precise within 5 runs either over a year
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 12:34p
5 runs over a season
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 12:33p - 1 reply
fwiw, if the rest of the offense was performing like last year's and Bourjos was exactly where he is now
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 11:39a - 1 reply
15 then?
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 11:35a - 2 replies
so you don't think he's a +15-20 defender?
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 11:29a - 1 reply
if anything
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 11:19a
just to be clear
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 11:18a
he was 5 fWAR/600PA for his career (including the one full season he managed to play)
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 11:08a - 2 replies
3000 innings as a +20 CF with the current season being in line with that number
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 11:05a - 1 reply
Also, Bourjos is on a 2 fWAR/600PA pace even while not hitting at all
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Targets: Impact Players on Jul 8 2014, 10:37a - 1 reply
Looks awesome!
Commented on Pat Neshek is deserving of All-Star Game selection on Jul 7 2014, 1:52p - 1 reply
heeeeeey
Commented on Just a Couple Things on Jul 2 2014, 2:39p - 1 reply
Or pictures of Schoendienst's family
Commented on Just a Couple Things on Jul 2 2014, 2:09p
Someone should tell Google's knowledge graph
Commented on Just a Couple Things on Jul 2 2014, 11:38a - 2 replies
The Admiral Nelson to his Captain Morgan?
Commented on Just a Couple Things on Jul 2 2014, 11:03a - 1 reply
one imagines that if you sat Matheny in front of a multiplayer video game with a detached controller
Commented on St Louis Cardinals Rookie Leagues: Players to Watch on Jul 2 2014, 8:53a
oh, and errors are worse than both, imo
Commented on The St. Louis Cardinals should bench Allen Craig and play Oscar Taveras on Jul 1 2014, 2:50p
I think they're pretty close
Commented on The St. Louis Cardinals should bench Allen Craig and play Oscar Taveras on Jul 1 2014, 2:44p - 2 replies
NFL players taking 10-15% of the cap isn't that unusual
Commented on St Louis Cardinals Rookie Leagues: Players to Watch on Jul 1 2014, 1:15p - 1 reply
someone send this man a curieux
Commented on St Louis Cardinals Rookie Leagues: Players to Watch on Jul 1 2014, 11:39a - 1 reply
If we're talking about the Weihenstephaner Dunkel
Commented on St Louis Cardinals Rookie Leagues: Players to Watch on Jul 1 2014, 11:36a - 1 reply
eggo waffles come from the water
Commented on St Louis Cardinals Rookie Leagues: Players to Watch on Jul 1 2014, 11:07a
in this particular case, that means knocking 6 WAR off Lohse's career
Commented on Marco Gonzales and a Cardinals' rotation in flux on Jun 26 2014, 5:12p
His ERA has been better than his FIP in 7 seasons and worse in 7 seasons
Commented on Marco Gonzales and a Cardinals' rotation in flux on Jun 26 2014, 5:06p - 1 reply
career ERA: 4.29; career FIP: 4.28
Commented on Marco Gonzales and a Cardinals' rotation in flux on Jun 26 2014, 4:39p - 1 reply
yup
Commented on Cardinals at Rockies Recap: Lynn and Adams lead Cards in Coors Field romp, win 8-0 on Jun 24 2014, 9:03a
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