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paulcl

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Something like luh-froyg
Commented on OT - 7/25/14: Beer and Loathing on Jul 30 2014, 6:53p
Apologies, double post
Commented on Felix Hernandez: WAR and Wins on Jul 30 2014, 6:47p
The zero points don't match: a replacement level starter has zero WAR but should be expected to win some games.
Commented on Felix Hernandez: WAR and Wins on Jul 30 2014, 6:46p
Lloyd McClendon begs to differ
Commented on Mariners rumors: Drew Stubbs, in all sincerity on Jul 30 2014, 4:27p
Over a large enough sample you'd expect them to be somewhat close
Commented on Mariners rumors: Drew Stubbs, in all sincerity on Jul 30 2014, 4:22p
True, given enough data you could calculate an individual park factor for a player.
Commented on Mariners rumors: Drew Stubbs, in all sincerity on Jul 30 2014, 4:17p - 1 reply
To make a link open in a new tab
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 30 2014, 4:11p
He's running a .400 BABIP and a 21.2% HR/FB rate.
Commented on Mariners rumors: Drew Stubbs, in all sincerity on Jul 30 2014, 2:31p
He'd probably make a nice platoon partner for Ackley
Commented on Mariners rumors: Drew Stubbs, in all sincerity on Jul 30 2014, 2:24p - 1 reply
Why would you think it's not extreme enough?
Commented on Mariners rumors: Drew Stubbs, in all sincerity on Jul 30 2014, 2:17p - 1 reply
Update: to convert from Coors to an average park
Commented on Mariners rumors: Drew Stubbs, in all sincerity on Jul 30 2014, 2:09p - 1 reply
2011 was pretty good too.
Commented on Mariners rumors: Drew Stubbs, in all sincerity on Jul 30 2014, 1:41p - 1 reply
Diaz pulled after 1.2 innings again.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 30 2014, 7:58a
It's not that big a stretch:
Commented on 55-51: Chart on Jul 30 2014, 7:34a
Not to mention his success as a vampire hunter.
Commented on 55-51: Chart on Jul 30 2014, 7:23a
Fake accounts are a suppurating wound upon the surface of Twitter,
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 7/29/14 on Jul 29 2014, 4:05p
No, that's just my fingers getting a bit too enthusiastic.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 29 2014, 3:36p
But we could help!
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 7/29/14 on Jul 29 2014, 3:31p - 2 replies
Via MLBTR:
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 7/29/14 on Jul 29 2014, 2:26p - 2 replies
Yeah, minorleaguecentral is the site I get minor league splits from.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 29 2014, 2:05p
I'm not too worried about the home/road split
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 29 2014, 6:54a - 1 reply
Cot's had them at $90m at the start of the season
Commented on Moving on from Corey Hart on Jul 28 2014, 5:53p - 1 reply
So many to choose from...
Commented on OT - 7/25/14: Beer and Loathing on Jul 28 2014, 4:00p
Gohara's next start didn't go so well
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 28 2014, 11:15a - 1 reply
Now I just need Ryan Yarbourough to be promoted to Clinton
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 28 2014, 10:56a - 2 replies
No, on average hitters hit better at home.
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 7/27/14 on Jul 27 2014, 2:53p - 1 reply
Thanks.
Commented on Does the addition of Kendrys Morales really improve the Mariners? Magic 8-ball says... outlook not so good. on Jul 25 2014, 4:09p
A small correction: FIP as displayed by Fangraphs doesn't include infield flies, but their version of WAR does.
Commented on A Simple Intro to Sabermetrics: Pitching on Jul 25 2014, 1:39p - 1 reply
He was in the PCL last year too, so it's not just the league.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 25 2014, 1:04p
Marte has been an above average hitter this year (wRC+ of 105)
Commented on Does the addition of Kendrys Morales really improve the Mariners? Magic 8-ball says... outlook not so good. on Jul 25 2014, 12:56p
How does Hart at DH and Morrison at 1B
Commented on Does the addition of Kendrys Morales really improve the Mariners? Magic 8-ball says... outlook not so good. on Jul 25 2014, 12:36p - 1 reply
Well for a start he'd have to play - he's been on the DL for a month.
Commented on Fun on the Farm, 7/23/14 on Jul 25 2014, 10:59a
He's that ugly?
Commented on 53-49: Mariners politely lose quickly and quietly to Orioles on Jul 25 2014, 10:56a - 1 reply
Do you mean the AZL?
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 25 2014, 6:48a - 1 reply
Those are all definitely issues.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 24 2014, 5:17p
It's a bit beyond my pay grade too.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 24 2014, 2:33p - 1 reply
More stuff on predicting prospect success from minor league stats.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 24 2014, 12:12p - 2 replies
A second successive good start for Landazuri
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 24 2014, 6:37a
Forrest Snow made another start for the Rainiers yesterday, as they had a double header.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 23 2014, 12:54p - 1 reply
That seems cruel.
Commented on Mariners take vacation from stressful baseball, comfortably beat Mets on Jul 22 2014, 7:11p
Running a high BABIP in MiLB isn't unusual for players who become major leaguers
Commented on Mariners take vacation from stressful baseball, comfortably beat Mets on Jul 22 2014, 7:08p
All right, we'll let you off this time.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 22 2014, 6:27p
50% cutters and four-seamers gets you the average but not the 91-93 range.
Commented on Mariners take vacation from stressful baseball, comfortably beat Mets on Jul 22 2014, 6:24p - 1 reply
I was just counting the guys on the 25-man
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 7/22/14 on Jul 22 2014, 6:14p
No, I don't think there's any chance you could get Paxton and Peterson for Shields and Butler.
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 22, 2014 on Jul 22 2014, 6:09p
Trouble is, all our 1B/DH guys have struggled.
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 22, 2014 on Jul 22 2014, 6:04p
I think you're underestimating the M's love of second basemen.
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 7/22/14 on Jul 22 2014, 5:14p - 1 reply
Darwin Barney has been DFA'd
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 7/22/14 on Jul 22 2014, 5:06p - 1 reply
Actually I think he's been overtaken by Burt Reynolds.
Commented on MLB trade rumors: A's interested in Nick Franklin on Jul 22 2014, 5:01p - 1 reply
At last a convincing explanation for his control problems in the majors.
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 7/22/14 on Jul 22 2014, 4:48p - 1 reply
Why would he be throwing primarily cutters?
Commented on Mariners take vacation from stressful baseball, comfortably beat Mets on Jul 22 2014, 4:46p - 2 replies
Read Rosenthal again.
Commented on Mariners take vacation from stressful baseball, comfortably beat Mets on Jul 22 2014, 4:30p - 1 reply
96 career wRC+, better than Franklin's.
Commented on MLB Trade Rumors: Mariners interested in Starling Marte on Jul 22 2014, 4:22p
It's not obvious that Franklin would be an upgrade to their middle infield.
Commented on MLB Trade Rumors: Mariners interested in Starling Marte on Jul 22 2014, 4:16p - 1 reply
Yeah, but the Pirates are only 2.5 games out in their division race.
Commented on MLB Trade Rumors: Mariners interested in Starling Marte on Jul 22 2014, 3:59p - 1 reply
I think even catchers draw the line at trying to block the ball with their face.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 22 2014, 3:45p
Unless Tacoma had Pitch F/X installed recently,
Commented on Mariners take vacation from stressful baseball, comfortably beat Mets on Jul 22 2014, 3:41p - 1 reply
On the defensive side, he's probably not that bad.
Commented on Mariners take vacation from stressful baseball, comfortably beat Mets on Jul 22 2014, 2:32p - 2 replies
And Daniel Missaki is back!
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 22 2014, 7:04a - 1 reply
Thank you for not overwhelming us with details :)
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 22 2014, 7:02a - 2 replies
I think that perpetual team option is banned by the CBA now.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 22 2014, 6:58a
Franklin hasn't been in the Tacoma lineup for the last few days.
Commented on Brad Miller continues to struggle with two strikes on Jul 21 2014, 4:37p - 1 reply
Worst thing since the Pineda-Montero trade
Commented on Mariners lose series to Angels after a tough 6-5 loss on Jul 21 2014, 1:10p - 1 reply
More pitchers having better days:
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 21 2014, 6:52a - 3 replies
None whatsoever, sorry.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 21 2014, 6:38a
Austin Wilson could be back in a week to ten days
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 20 2014, 2:19p - 2 replies
Yeah, that was the other name I considered.
Commented on So yes, money may be at issue in Mariners’ attempts to trade for Marlon Byrd on Jul 18 2014, 3:30p
According to Jim Bowden (via David Lesky)
Commented on So yes, money may be at issue in Mariners’ attempts to trade for Marlon Byrd on Jul 18 2014, 1:27p - 1 reply
Two years for a high-school draftee to reach the majors is absolutely exceptional.
Commented on MLB trade rumors: Considering going all in with David Price and Ben Zobrist on Jul 18 2014, 10:02a - 2 replies
Edwin Diaz had his best start for a while:
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 18 2014, 7:15a - 2 replies
According to Chris Harris, Kivlehan is in left field for today's game.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 17 2014, 6:40p - 1 reply
But apart from that...
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 17 2014, 4:32p - 1 reply
Apparently the answer is Stefen Romero, who's just been recalled.
Commented on Mariner's Minors on Jul 17 2014, 4:05p - 2 replies
And Ackley's bird's nest has been replaced by a nice neat goatee
Commented on Analyzing the Return: Steve Shields on Jul 17 2014, 3:52p
This suggests a philosophical discussion:
Commented on Analyzing the Return: Steve Shields on Jul 17 2014, 2:22p - 1 reply
"Willing to throw pitch to any hitter"
Commented on Analyzing the Return: Steve Shields on Jul 17 2014, 2:02p - 1 reply
I think Scott wanted to make sure the Breaking News banner still worked
Commented on Breaking: Danny Tartabull traded to Kansas City Royals on Jul 17 2014, 12:00p - 1 reply
Wow, TotalZone hated his defence, to the point that he'd have been more valuable at DH.
Commented on Breaking: Danny Tartabull traded to Kansas City Royals on Jul 17 2014, 11:33a
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