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by sneakypower
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017
Replies: 132
Views: 3414

Re: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017

here's some fun footage of historically great playoff performer George Springer constantly looking out to bullpen area

by sneakypower
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL Week 11
Replies: 36
Views: 686

Re: NFL Week 11

Old Style wrote:That’s completely out of character for Myles. Totally shocked and disappointed in his actions. Rudolph was trying to rip off Garrett’s helmet first but there has to be something more that made Myles snap like that.

why are you calling him Myles
by sneakypower
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Braves Sign Will Smith
Replies: 10
Views: 368

Re: Braves Sign Will Smith

his life got flipped turned upside down
by sneakypower
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017
Replies: 132
Views: 3414

Re: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017

The point that in a game rife with cheating at all times, especially this specific cheat, they just got busted on their particular method of cheating. It's faulty, IMO, to assume that their brand of stealing signal cheating was significantly more effective than other teams' brands of stealing signa...
by sneakypower
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017
Replies: 132
Views: 3414

Re: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017

Astros at home, 2017: .279/.340/.472 .812 OPS, 121 wRC Astros on road, 2017: .284/.351/.483, .834 OPS, 121 wRC why are you suggesting/assuming that they were doing this on every pitch @Minute Maid Park the entire season Astros team-wide postseason splits, 2017 home: 862 OPS away: 632 OPS the videos...
by sneakypower
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017
Replies: 132
Views: 3414

Re: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017

squally1313 wrote:Astros at home, 2017: .279/.340/.472 .812 OPS, 121 wRC
Astros on road, 2017: .284/.351/.483, .834 OPS, 121 wRC

why are you suggesting/assuming that they were doing this on every pitch @Minute Maid Park the entire season

Astros team-wide postseason splits, 2017
home: 862 OPS
away: 632 OPS
by sneakypower
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017
Replies: 132
Views: 3414

Re: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017

a handful of salty players on Twitter

oh ok you're barely paying attention, nevermind then
by sneakypower
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017
Replies: 132
Views: 3414

Re: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017

the whole league has basically accused them of flagrantly cheating for a long time
there's clear and obvious evidence of them flagrantly cheating repeatedly

why is this seemingly so difficult for you
by sneakypower
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017
Replies: 132
Views: 3414

Re: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017

BY GAWD, HOW COULD HE HAVE POSSIBLY CRUSHED THAT MEATIEST OF MEATBALLS OTHERWISE. Still was an 0-2 pitch and a breaking ball that he could’ve been extra geared up for if it was a meatball. Also adds to the proof of “trash can drum beat noise=breaking ball/off speed.” Right, but this kind of epitomi...
by sneakypower
Wed Nov 13, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017
Replies: 132
Views: 3414

Re: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017

Here's a whole thread of these. https://twitter.com/Jomboy_/status/1194348775965437952 In retrospect it's hard to believe no one caught this earlier. It's so obvious. October 16th : For several years, widespread suspicion has followed the Astros about aggressive sign stealing, especially at Minute ...
by sneakypower
Wed Nov 13, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017
Replies: 132
Views: 3414

Re: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017

...... it's very difficult to overstate what an insane advantage it is to be essentially told the pitches if you had time to sit and prepare for the pitch, sure, but the video seemed to show the batter getting the info just before the pitcher goes into windup. There's not a whole lotta time to adju...
by sneakypower
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017
Replies: 132
Views: 3414

Re: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017

adding to this as a comparison, AL slugging on 3-0 counts was .818 from 2015-2017

it's very difficult to overstate what an insane advantage it is to be essentially told the pitches
by sneakypower
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL Week 10
Replies: 35
Views: 885

Re: NFL Week 10

Sam Darnold has a worse grade on PFF than Mitch Trubisky, can you please stop trying to make him happen
by sneakypower
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017
Replies: 132
Views: 3414

Re: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017

imho they should be completely stripped of the '17 WS title if there's many more instances of what's happening in that Gattis video
by sneakypower
Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 32567
Views: 1694046

Re: Politics & Current Events

CubinNY wrote:
Banedon wrote:
CyHawk_Cub wrote:


Michigan +6 for Sanders vs Trump, but -2 for Warren vs Trump? That's a weirdly huge difference.

Sexism.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gretchen_Whitmer
by sneakypower
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a fraudulent Airbnb did THIS time...
Replies: 23
Views: 611

Re: Guess what an idiot with a fraudulent Airbnb did THIS time...

we did the airbnb thing once on short notice and were on the outskirts of Milwaukee with the properties really bunched close together and poorly marked, poorly lit, having to trespass on people's properties to figure out which was ours even was nice on the inside and a new, different experience alto...
by sneakypower
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 32567
Views: 1694046

Re: Politics & Current Events

Thanks. Has Bernie favorabilty demographics shifted significantly since 2016 because I seem to recall his non white support being a significant issue then. Or is it a case of not being able to capitalize favorabilty into votes necessarily? this is the best info i can find on that matter (spoilered ...
by sneakypower
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 32567
Views: 1694046

Re: Politics & Current Events

the Oct 6-8 Fox News poll portrayed Bernie as having a sizable favorabilities advantage over the field in those cohorts (this has remained consistent for a pretty long time that i have seen) Biden non-white: 64-28 (+36) under-45: 52-40 (+12) Warren non-white: 58-26 (+32) under-45: 48-32 (+16) Sander...
by sneakypower
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 32567
Views: 1694046

Re: Politics & Current Events

The key is still going to be motivating Democratic voters, younger and (especially) older, in the battleground states to actually show up. not meaning to single you out here but i always do marvel a bit at the disconnect between dems realizing that they need to figure out how to compel more younger...
by sneakypower
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Journalism Thread
Replies: 411
Views: 63121

Re: Journalism Thread

by sneakypower
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Ricketts family sucks in all kinds of ways
Replies: 443
Views: 43691

Re: The Ricketts family sucks in all kinds of ways

I feel this is a personal attack on Kyle "We should be able to be consistent without windows," Ricketts said. "We have the resources financially. We have the good, young players. Maybe we can't keep them all because of the salaries that they'll demand over the next few years. But ult...
by sneakypower
Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 32567
Views: 1694046

Re: Politics & Current Events

so a guy tried to go viral by proudly sharing his family's halloween costume theme... https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EIShBIIW4AAkyDE?format=jpg&name=small ...and kind of did by everyone dunking on the obvious overt racism of it, and then it quickly came out that he had committed a deadly hit & ...
by sneakypower
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Journalism Thread
Replies: 411
Views: 63121

Re: Journalism Thread

by sneakypower
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 32567
Views: 1694046

Re: Politics & Current Events

CubinNY wrote:DC is a pretty liberal city, but I have to wonder what Republicans in Congress must be thinking after the crowd performance last night. Trump has 80% approval in the GOP, but the GOP voters are a minority in the country.

i think you answered your own question

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