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by sneakypower
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Addison Russell
Replies: 1765
Views: 137494

Re: Addison Russell

we don't seem to miss the 47 wrc+ he had been providing since his recall
by sneakypower
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Cubs suck and we were always right to hate them (2019 negativity thread)
Replies: 98
Views: 6191

Re: Cubs suck and we were always right to hate them (2019 negativity thread)

Andy wrote:If anyone can give me some info that Theo could've gotten Chapman without trading Gleyber,

the Yankees did not have to give up a future superstar to acquire Chapman
by sneakypower
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Cubs suck and we were always right to hate them (2019 negativity thread)
Replies: 98
Views: 6191

Re: Cubs suck and we were always right to hate them (2019 negativity thread)

one of the more depressing things from a roster standpoint is we recklessly burned through prospect capital with extreme abandon: probably 2 guys combining for 80 HR this year that we threw away for 1-1/3 seasons of closer there's always people jumping in to justify Chapman trade but that always con...
by sneakypower
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: McLeod Named Senior VP of Player Personnel
Replies: 12
Views: 319

Re: McLeod Named Senior VP of Player Personnel

we'll always have the 3 top-10 picks spent on OFs producing no league average starter
by sneakypower
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Week 2 - Chicago Bears @ Denver Broncos - Sunday 9/15 at 3:25 on FOX
Replies: 228
Views: 4212

Re: Week 2 - Chicago Bears @ Denver Broncos - Sunday 9/15 at 3:25 on FOX

The last time the Bears were at Denver was when they got Tebowed, right? This team only deserves cursed videos like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vmw7j6EN0x0 i'm a little bit irrationally upset that Tebow's holding the ball out like that with his right hand in this thumbnail; i can't see a ...
by sneakypower
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Stand Up Comedy and Comedians are Awesome Chit Chat
Replies: 325
Views: 42285

Re: Stand Up Comedy and Comedians are Awesome Chit Chat

You're still missing the point. It's not "outrage". It's criticism. It's people saying they don't like the special, and explaining the reasons why. Yeah IMO, "outrage" has been weaponized along the lines of "snowflake" and "SJW" to the extent, when used, it a...
by sneakypower
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Red Sox fire Dombrowski
Replies: 15
Views: 819

Re: Red Sox fire Dombrowski

https://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/redsox/2019/09/09/confront-new-challenges-red-sox-sought-new-leadership/EiXgVScjvItfZKrVVR7dvN/story.html?event=event25 Fired because they didn't think he'd be the best guy to get them under the luxury tax. [extremely rob manfred voice] it is the pace of play that...
by sneakypower
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: "Time makes fools of us all" - The Kyle Schwarber Thread
Replies: 653
Views: 83032

Re: "Time makes fools of us all" - The Kyle Schwarber Thread

Schwarber 2nd in ISO since the start of August
by sneakypower
Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Nick Castellanos is a bad mother[bleep]
Replies: 52
Views: 2429

Re: Nick Castellanos is a bad mother[bleep]

abohnhoff wrote:So what does a hypothetical Castellanos signing look like? 3/$45m? 4/$60m?

JD Martinez seems like a near-perfect analogue, but all bets are off in this newfound era of collusion

so, maybe?
by sneakypower
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 31191
Views: 1591161

Re: Politics & Current Events

oh progressive policy proposals only resonate in coastal elite cities? ok thank you for your helpful insights, good-faithed-republican-advice-giver

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by sneakypower
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 31191
Views: 1591161

Re: Politics & Current Events

[Rick Wilson blather] The Rise of the Inexplicable Republican Best Friend (citations pod) https://medium.com/@CitationsPodcst/episode-69-the-rise-of-the-inexplicable-republican-best-friend-42a4e814cd39 It’s a trope that dates back more than a decade, but the rise of Senator Bernie Sanders and House...
by sneakypower
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Vic's Got Gigantic Teeth.....And He Can Hit!
Replies: 20
Views: 2546

Re: Vic's Got Gigantic Teeth.....And He Can Hit!

help to ease the sting of trading away Emilio Bonifacio
by sneakypower
Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Stand Up Comedy and Comedians are Awesome Chit Chat
Replies: 325
Views: 42285

Re: Stand Up Comedy and Comedians are Awesome Chit Chat

by sneakypower
Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Albert Almora sucks
Replies: 40
Views: 2996

Re: Albert Almora sucks

Ding Dong Johnson wrote:8 games in, 500 OPS. Oof.

i choose to view this as a good thing, they're (hopefully) breaking down his wimpy dick swing and reworking it to somehow add loft
by sneakypower
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: The Ball is Insanely Juiced
Replies: 49
Views: 5434

Re: The Ball is Insanely Juiced

Danny Santana:
13 HR, .375 SLG in 364 career games ('14-'18)
17 HR, .589 SLG in 84 games ('19)
by sneakypower
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Front Page Article Discussion
Topic: Is Jason Heyward Fixed?
Replies: 47
Views: 21842

Re: Is Jason Heyward Fixed?

HR/FB
'16: 4.8%
'17: 9.2%
'18: 6.2%
'19: 16.8%

i have a theory about why he's markedly improved..
by sneakypower
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Addison Russell
Replies: 1765
Views: 137494

Re: Addison Russell

all this hand-wringing for a guy with a lower wRC+ than Jon Lester
by sneakypower
Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 4220
Views: 304773

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

there's an episode of Saved by the Bell where Zack & the gang are in a band together and are all best of friends, then they hit it big (in a dream he has), but after a little while he has a poisonous influence in his ear nudging him to go at it alone and rebrand himself as a pop icon of the time...
by sneakypower
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 31191
Views: 1591161

Re: Politics & Current Events

Eh, I'm (cautiously) with OMC on this one. Trump is much more similar to the slack jawed idiots than the young/online kids at the rally. His brain doesn't work beyond like 'oh, AOC kinda sounds like A-OK'. It's not like he needs to be communicating in hand signals to let racists know he's a white s...
by sneakypower
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Addison Russell
Replies: 1765
Views: 137494

Re: Addison Russell

minnesotacubsfan wrote:
sneakypower wrote:fwiw i am mad at Theo also


for the Addison signing, who isn't?

this character here who is oddly insistent that we're all mad at the wrong guy
by sneakypower
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Addison Russell
Replies: 1765
Views: 137494

Re: Addison Russell

fwiw i am mad at Theo also
by sneakypower
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Piece of Garbage Sent to Iowa
Replies: 24
Views: 1702

Re: Piece of Garbage Sent to Iowa

i uh...think that Descalso is the backup SS now
by sneakypower
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Piece of Garbage Sent to Iowa
Replies: 24
Views: 1702

Re: Piece of Garbage Sent to Iowa

because Robel's been awesome and Russell's further settling in as a below-average player with dwindling upside they felt comfortable making whatever statement this is
by sneakypower
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Addison Russell
Replies: 1765
Views: 137494

Re: Addison Russell

that was tried but only the hairline got hit

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