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sidnancy

  • joined Mar 27, 2008
  • last login Jan 29, 2014
  • posts 48
  • comments 2017

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My new favorite playoff team

I've had a change of plans.  Originally, I was going to watch the playoffs with the idea of rooting for any NL team not from Illinois.  However, after reading this, any decent person has to now...

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The Problem

I think I've figured out the problem with this team.I love the current playoff format; with 30 teams, you almost have to have 4 teams/league making the playoffs.  It still keeps almost 75% of the...

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Jay Bruce, MiL Player of the Year

Today, Baseball America named our very own Jay Bruce as their Minor League Player of the Year.  Congrats to Jay, and yea for us.It's interesting, though, that as dominant as Bruce was in all three...

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Has anyone been paying attention

to the sim league?I just dropped in over there for the first time in a couple of weeks, and was surprised and disappointed.Surprises:  There's only 10 games left in the season.  The Donkeys have...

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Tom Glavine and Winning 300 Games

Much has been made lately about Tom Glavine winning his 300th game, and the possibility that he may be the last.  One day last week, USA Today listed the 300 game winners, and the decades they...

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Ryan Freel

As I sit here stunned by the sweep at DC, many questions come to mind:  What happened to the offense?  What happened to Arroyo?  How in the world were those scored hits Wednesday night?But the...

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How good are the Reds?

Everyone talks about the team being "a player or 2 away", or just needing "a couple of relievers".  I dunno...The offense is still only 6th in the league, while the pitching/defense is dead last....

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Discussing a place I haven't been in a while...

...third base.Sometimes, I just don't understand this organization.  Take, for instance, the situation at 3B.Edwin Encarnacion was the incumbant at 3B.  Last year looked like somewhat of a breakout...

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Sabermetric Overview Series Part IV: Creating Runs

So I'm on my computer at home, looking at porn like any red- (or Reds-) blooded American, and I get an e-mail from slyde.  "TheC suggested that we have a "topic of the day" about different...

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Is it our fault?

Jason Stark's new article is about Jr's move to RF.  He just can't get over the fact that "The Greatest Centerfielder of his Generation" (TM) is being moved.It got me thinking - maybe it's us....

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Now we know

For years, we pissed an moaned because Lindner wouldn't open his (apparently very stuffed) wallet, and get the team some more talent.  Evidently, he had other things he was spending his money on.Of...

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Bluffton University team bus crashed

The Bluffton University baseball team bus crashed in Atlanta this morning.  It's being reported that at least 6 people were killed.This is terrible, terrible news.  PS - I...

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Funny, and sad

So I open up Internet Explorer, and Sportsline (my homepage) loads.  At the bottom, is a link to their preview of the Reds.   Topic?  How old Mike Stanton is.  Jr cracks a couple of jokes about...

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Help!

I'm in a heated discussion (again) over at baseballthinkfactory.com about Adam Dunn.  Someone here (probably Slyde) posted some stats a while ago, showing that Dunn scored more runs from first base...

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Now we know

Brett Myers signed today.  Look at his last 3 years, then look at Harang's.  Similar WHIP, ERA+, IP, k/bb (though Harang's has gotten much better); Harang has a better HR/9, Myers a better k/9...

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Missed this

I can't believe this slid by, without comment last week.  Specifically,Krivsky said at the winter meetings that the Reds were willing to spend "close" to the $8 million former Cincinnati infielder...

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The Price of Pitching

Wow.  I mean, just wow.Gil Meche has been offered 4/$34M, but the Cubs aren't through bidding yet. Ted Lilly signed for 4/$40. The guy who 5 years ago was GREG MADDUX, but now is just Greg Maddux,...

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2007 Team Taking Shape Early

With the signing of Valentin, the team is really starting to look set for next year:Hatteberg, Valentin, LaRue, Freel, Dunn, Jr, Arroyo, Milton, Cromier are signed. Aurilia's option will be picked...

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