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Nationals vs. Astros - The World Series

Washington in 7
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Washington in 6
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Washington in 5
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Washington in 4
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Houston in 4
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Houston in 5
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Houston in 6
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Houston in 7
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Total Members Voted: 3

Voting closed: October 23, 2019, 02:00:10 PM


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bankshot1

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Re: American League
« Reply #435 on: September 05, 2018, 04:12:24 PM »

in a year of strange and compelling games that one might be the game of the year

and today Brandon Phillip's became a Rd Sox

That was a stunning game in so many ways.

Wow.

wow is right

I came in at 7-1

saw the improbable pinch-hitter driven 8th inning comeback

then the nut-punch go ahead Freeman dinger in the bottom of the 8th

and then the Phillips blast in the 9th

Acuna in left never budged, Phillips killed that ball.
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Re: American League
« Reply #436 on: September 05, 2018, 04:15:23 PM »

Beni had a nice game - tip of the cap.

Sox front office with strong showing today (Cora hire - ----> handling of Phillips)

Best takeaway was the SIGH OF RELIEF from Braves radio guys (and later heard the TV call as well on Freeman homer) after Betts did not deliver go ahead RBI in 8th and Freddie put them ahead with the dinger.  They were super comfy til Dat Dude wrecked it.

Acuna didnt move.  Pitchers hate that.  Nice job, rook.
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Re: American League
« Reply #437 on: September 05, 2018, 06:31:21 PM »

Wow. Look who's number two: http://highheatstats.blogspot.com/2012/01/50-most-overrated-batters-in-baseball.html

And guess who's not on the list?
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Re: American League
« Reply #438 on: September 05, 2018, 06:58:27 PM »

Today's quiz

Name 5 MLB players that lead their respective 2018 teams in HR, RBI and batting average
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Re: American League
« Reply #439 on: September 05, 2018, 07:02:27 PM »

Add WAR to the list of baseball metrics the troll knows little about.

You really should try to read and understand the articles you post.


Williams rated as the 2nd greatest hitter on that list, is "overated" because his actual WAR of 126 (right behind Aaron at 132) was adjusted for the almost 5 years he missed, adding some 38 WAR points and 38/126 was the 2nd largest %  increase.

If you bothered to take a look at the stats and Williams WAR #s in 1942 and 1946, they averaged over 10WAR evey year. A reasonable adjustment for a young Williams coming into his prime for those 3 years (1943-45) would be in excess of 31. Then there is the Korean war years which would add roughly another 12 WAR.

Adding those reasonable WAR estimates place Williams as #1 WAR offensive player.

Aaron needed no adjustment for lost war time in his 25 years.

That's why he's not on the list, you moron.

You are so fucking dumb.

Williams OBP (#1 alltime) and OPS (#2) ranking, and .344 life time BA do not reflect adjustments, but what he did in his 17 non-military service years. .

But its good to know that Williams, Gehrig, Joe Dimaggio, Jimmie Foxx, Shoeless Joe and Ernie Banks are all overated because of some adjustment  that was never made to their (sorry Shoeless) Hall of Fame careers.
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Re: American League
« Reply #440 on: September 05, 2018, 07:36:21 PM »

You lost again. Sorry you can't handle the truth.
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Re: American League
« Reply #441 on: September 05, 2018, 07:38:31 PM »

Wow. Look who's number two: http://highheatstats.blogspot.com/2012/01/50-most-overrated-batters-in-baseball.html

And guess who's not on the list?

Quite entertaining.

He rejects the extension of the ELO rating because Ted's from Boston and therefore highly popular?!

Then he grants that the WAR's being increased for comparison purposes is appropriate because of the war non-WAR years.

Williams' WAR/PA is about 20% higher than Aaron's (though the person who compiled his list of those missed the boat).

Let me know when you find a scientific examination of the ELO ratings rather than an off-the-cuff social analysis. Meanwhile, keep trying to make Hammerin' Hank into something he never was.
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Re: American League
« Reply #442 on: September 05, 2018, 07:41:00 PM »

You lost again. Sorry you can't handle the truth.

I knew Jack Nicholson.

Jack Nicholson was a friend of mine.

You, sir, are no Jack Nicholson.

With apology to Lloyd's of Austin.
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Re: American League
« Reply #443 on: September 05, 2018, 07:57:50 PM »

You lost again. Sorry you can't handle the truth.

Troll

You lost this discussion a week ago and have only compounded your injuries with recent futile efforts.

You should probably lick your wounds and call it a day.

and read the article you posted, it doesn't say what you hoped it did. 
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Re: American League
« Reply #444 on: September 05, 2018, 09:26:04 PM »

The beatings will continue...

Of course, in 15 or so years, you have yet to understand the game.

Heh
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Re: American League
« Reply #445 on: September 05, 2018, 09:54:28 PM »

https://www.ajc.com/blog/mike-check/braves-are-pretty-good-just-not-red-sox-good-and-that-expected/W6f3pmfrQhp6g86oBGWYyL/

"The Braves are good, but not Red Sox good - and that is to be expected."

Atlanta writer discussing the payroll gape.
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Re: American League
« Reply #446 on: September 05, 2018, 09:58:51 PM »

The beatings will continue...

Of course, in 15 or so years, you have yet to understand the game.

Heh

Troll

You've once again been shown to come up empty in a discussion which was settled a week ago.

you are 0-for-a week, and have a .000 BA.  an .000 OBP, and .000 slugging % and .000 OPS.

you have struck out at every attempt.

You've changed your responses from Rose to Cobb to Aaron

you're getting warmer, but you're still wrong and are way out of your league

and i suspect you may know you're wrong, as you change answers and change the arguments, but your poor self-esteem can't deal with that.

tough luck troll, you got your ass kicked again

So while I kick your ass, feel free to comtinue to beat your pin-head against the wall, as that is the only beating you seem capable to administer.
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Re: American League
« Reply #447 on: September 05, 2018, 10:21:57 PM »

You have a NEED to post this?

Sick.
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Re: American League
« Reply #448 on: September 05, 2018, 10:34:59 PM »

the troll seems fixated on the topic.

I'm just exposing the fallacies of his every changing arguments.

He doesn't take losing arguments very well.





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Re: American League
« Reply #449 on: September 05, 2018, 11:13:55 PM »

Severino got off to a rocky start against the A's tonight, though he looked much better in the 2nd inning.

One wonders if this will be another CFBW for the Yanks.
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