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In Britain the main area for traditional cider is the West Country - Somerset, Devon etc.
Commented on Off Topic FanPost of 4/16/2014 - Beer and Wine on Apr 18 2014, 4:09p
If that was frowned upon I'd have been banned by now.
Commented on 7-7: Chart on Apr 18 2014, 9:21a
"Sucked" seems excessive for Jones.
Commented on Seattle Mariners call up Nick Franklin on Apr 16 2014, 5:16p - 1 reply
Jones at 3B
Commented on Seattle Mariners call up Nick Franklin on Apr 16 2014, 4:51p
That's what I remember, yes.
Commented on Seattle Mariners call up Nick Franklin on Apr 16 2014, 4:42p
Jones pitched in college, so I figure he's headed to the rotation.
Commented on Seattle Mariners call up Nick Franklin on Apr 16 2014, 4:41p - 1 reply
"Above average corner outfield defense"
Commented on Seattle Mariners call up Nick Franklin on Apr 16 2014, 4:25p - 1 reply
The Generals' roster page shows him on the 7-day DL
Commented on Taijuan Walker scratched from rehab start with shoulder stiffness on Apr 16 2014, 4:07p
He's had about 1000 PAs over the last two years, despite missing time with injuries.
Commented on Seattle Mariners call up Nick Franklin on Apr 16 2014, 3:41p - 2 replies
Is there any possibility that his arm is connected to his shoulder?
Commented on Taijuan Walker scratched from rehab start with shoulder stiffness on Apr 16 2014, 3:30p - 1 reply
He's been an established outfielder on this team for the last two years.
Commented on Seattle Mariners call up Nick Franklin on Apr 16 2014, 3:26p - 1 reply
Maybe.
Commented on Seattle Mariners call up Nick Franklin on Apr 16 2014, 1:28p
Miller played some third base in Spring Training last year, and looked pretty good.
Commented on Seattle Mariners call up Nick Franklin on Apr 16 2014, 1:23p - 1 reply
I seriously doubt he's better than Saunders.
Commented on Seattle Mariners call up Nick Franklin on Apr 16 2014, 12:51p - 1 reply
Saunders is already on the team - if Morrison is going on the DL you still need a replacement.
Commented on Seattle Mariners call up Nick Franklin on Apr 16 2014, 12:16p - 1 reply
And another one that hunts down people who call him "Dave".
Commented on Mike Zunino: 1st trimester report card on Apr 16 2014, 11:58a
Or it's just covering for Morrison while he goes on the DL, which would be none of the above.
Commented on Seattle Mariners call up Nick Franklin on Apr 16 2014, 11:53a - 2 replies
Brooks is generally good; certainly better than the standard Pitch F/X classifications.
Commented on Yordano Throwing Fire at Houston on Apr 16 2014, 11:43a
The Szymborski Szygnal.
Commented on Mike Zunino: 1st trimester report card on Apr 16 2014, 7:06a
The only complication I see is how much to debit the manager for failed challenges.
Commented on Texas' defense defeats Rangers, Mariners collect win on Apr 15 2014, 6:10p
Queen Elizabeth has two birthdays a year: her actual birthday and an "official" one.
Commented on Texas' defense defeats Rangers, Mariners collect win on Apr 15 2014, 6:03p
I remember someone - possibly Dan Szymborski - saying that stats are "stickier" in-season.
Commented on Mike Zunino: 1st trimester report card on Apr 15 2014, 5:58p - 1 reply
It's still better to look at the Brooks graphics though
Commented on Texas' defense defeats Rangers, Mariners collect win on Apr 15 2014, 2:17p - 1 reply
Good luck with that.
Commented on 6-5: Mariners reward Chris Young with big, fat snoozer on Apr 15 2014, 1:45p
What would happen if you got a job watching the Mariners?
Commented on Texas' defense defeats Rangers, Mariners collect win on Apr 15 2014, 1:23p - 1 reply
April 14th last year, Maurer had 5K 1BB and 2 ER against Texas.
Commented on Texas' defense defeats Rangers, Mariners collect win on Apr 15 2014, 1:22p
And now the top 20:
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 4/13/14 on Apr 14 2014, 7:03p
As in the "We're in America. You're the foreigners!" story from "Tom"?
Commented on Q&A: Rangers Series Preview with Adam Morris of Lone Star Ball on Apr 14 2014, 6:54p
Not so much demanding as fearing, as I recall.
Commented on Saying no to Kendrys Morales (still) on Apr 14 2014, 6:43p
I haven't seen any numbers for O-Swing and Z-Swing.
Commented on 6-5: Mariners reward Chris Young with big, fat snoozer on Apr 14 2014, 3:52p
That's far too sensible a plan to have any chance of being carried out.
Commented on 6-5: Mariners reward Chris Young with big, fat snoozer on Apr 14 2014, 3:49p - 1 reply
OT, but might be interesting to you:
Commented on Q&A: Rangers Series Preview with Adam Morris of Lone Star Ball on Apr 14 2014, 3:47p - 1 reply
Judging by their comment threads, their equivalent of you-know-where
Commented on Q&A: Rangers Series Preview with Adam Morris of Lone Star Ball on Apr 14 2014, 3:45p
Depends which link you read, and which bit of the link
Commented on 6-5: Mariners reward Chris Young with big, fat snoozer on Apr 14 2014, 2:30p - 2 replies
That 50 PAs only applies to Swing% though, not the other stats you list.
Commented on 6-5: Mariners reward Chris Young with big, fat snoozer on Apr 14 2014, 2:16p - 1 reply
The off days and the no-rain rain-out.
Commented on 6-5: Mariners reward Chris Young with big, fat snoozer on Apr 14 2014, 12:11p - 1 reply
The preliminary grade breakdown is up.
Commented on Lookout Linkage, 4/13/14 on Apr 14 2014, 11:28a - 1 reply
Their number of PAs is third lowest in MLB
Commented on 6-5: Mariners reward Chris Young with big, fat snoozer on Apr 14 2014, 11:21a - 1 reply
Maurer yesterday: 3.1 IP, 2H, 1R, 1BB...
Commented on Maurer, Pryor on track to return to Mariners' bullpen on Apr 11 2014, 9:18a
Yes, in 2010
Commented on Hart powers win, lat spawns fear on Apr 9 2014, 5:23p
The one I remember was against the Rangers
Commented on Hart powers win, lat spawns fear on Apr 9 2014, 7:13a - 1 reply
They're a lot more common on balls in play though.
Commented on Michael Saunders: Odd man out on Apr 8 2014, 4:36p - 1 reply
Not any negatives.
Commented on Michael Saunders: Odd man out on Apr 8 2014, 4:35p - 1 reply
Double plays can also happen when you put the ball into play.
Commented on Michael Saunders: Odd man out on Apr 8 2014, 4:28p - 1 reply
Shawn Kelley just picked up his first major league save.
Commented on OT: April Fools' Day on Apr 7 2014, 4:20p - 2 replies
Fangraphs doesn't have any UZR data yet, so Smoak's -0.5 runs is entirely from the 1B positional adjustment.
Commented on 4-2: Chart on Apr 7 2014, 2:01p
I misread that as 2CV driver
Commented on 4-2: Chart on Apr 7 2014, 10:42a - 1 reply
And I was about to comment about Cano hitting lots of singles so far.
Commented on 4/6: Open game thread on Apr 6 2014, 4:57p
"Thrown out on the basepaths like a nincompoop"
Commented on 4/6: Open game thread on Apr 6 2014, 4:52p - 1 reply
SacramentoSeahawk is still capable of posting, so probably not.
Commented on 4/6: Open game thread on Apr 6 2014, 4:48p
Writing his diary, unifying quantum mechanics and general relativity
Commented on 4/6: Open game thread on Apr 6 2014, 4:39p
Smoak may belong to the homeless guy the other homeless guys make fun of.
Commented on 4/6: Open game thread on Apr 6 2014, 4:36p - 1 reply
Except Jack Cust's peak HR/FB rate was 31.7%, in Oakland.
Commented on 4/6: Open game thread on Apr 6 2014, 4:31p - 1 reply
Drayer to Divish: "You're just mad you can't figure out how to do it"
Commented on 4/6: Open game thread on Apr 6 2014, 4:28p - 1 reply
Nickname. Joey Bats = Jose Bautista
Commented on Felix Hernandez beats A's at baseball, life on Apr 6 2014, 11:11a
"Disassuede"? Is there by any chance alcohol at this club?
Commented on 4-1: Chart on Apr 6 2014, 8:37a - 2 replies
Right on the bottom edge of the zone according to Pitch F/X
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 6:28p
Thanks, I'll stand down the troops.
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 6:23p
For me MOD = Ministry of Defence
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 6:12p - 1 reply
Says the chicken.
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 6:10p - 1 reply
But prevents delicious meals.
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 6:08p
Cy Young never won a Felix Hernandez award.
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 6:03p
And I wrote that before the Coco triple.
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 5:32p
We're seeing some solid contact against Felix this last couple of innings.
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 5:31p - 1 reply
No, soccer has always used that too.
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 5:30p
How about two of them?
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 5:12p
Sean Barber's first decision goes in favour of the Mariners
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 5:09p
Seager is fixed!
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 5:08p
MLB.tv was so surprised by a hit that it froze
Commented on 4/5/14: Open game thread on Apr 5 2014, 4:52p
You mean he never told you about that thing ... no, I shouldn't talk about it
Commented on OT: April Fools' Day on Apr 5 2014, 4:14p
Oh, and the Beatles' Hector Noesi is brilliant
Commented on Hector Noesi DFA'd, Mariners call up Dominic Leone on Apr 4 2014, 7:19p
At last your secret identity is revealed.
Commented on Hector Noesi DFA'd, Mariners call up Dominic Leone on Apr 4 2014, 7:14p - 1 reply
It's not likely to swing and miss.
Commented on Hector Noesi DFA'd, Mariners call up Dominic Leone on Apr 4 2014, 6:47p
I'd rather have Freese because then we could trade him for Bourjos.
Commented on Abraham Almonte: Doer of things on Apr 4 2014, 6:05p
That would explain it.
Commented on Mariners lose extra innings affair to Sean Barber, Athletics on Apr 4 2014, 4:04p
That stat is slightly less awesome by virtue of not being true.
Commented on Mariners lose extra innings affair to Sean Barber, Athletics on Apr 4 2014, 2:20p - 1 reply
Despite being on Bleacher Report, this is a fun map:
Commented on OT: April Fools' Day on Apr 4 2014, 12:46p - 1 reply
Why do you have sliders in the "looks like a fastball" category?
Commented on Mariners win 8-2 and sweep Angels for first 3-0 start since 1995 on Apr 4 2014, 6:38a
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