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by SouthSideRyan
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Sports Media Thread
Replies: 1186
Views: 62992

Re: Sports Media Thread

NonProfitCow wrote:He named 6 players to watch. Ware is out, Henry hasn't played all year and Derrick Johnson is a Raider.


They cut him off before he could get to Jovan Belcher.
by SouthSideRyan
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Cubs coaching staff 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1186

Re: Cubs coaching staff 2019

I can't believe you didn't suggest Torey Lovullo.
by SouthSideRyan
Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: The Business of Baseball (AKA never side with management)
Replies: 19
Views: 443

Re: The Business of Baseball (AKA never side with management)

I have no idea how you'd pull it off, but man, kick the stupid drafting and rookie contract systems out and set it up so that everyone is just a FA when they show up. The bigger teams can't buy EVERYONE. Alright, now tell me why i'm dumb and this would lead to anarchy and madness. There's very much...
by SouthSideRyan
Thu Dec 13, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 1958
Views: 91037

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

Which doesn't really matter in the grand scheme of things because if they don't move another $20+ million this will be their 3rd consecutive year over and the penalties start getting really ridiculous. EDIT: And they just blew most of that on Joe Kelly. The Dodgers were under the tax line last year...
by SouthSideRyan
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Lee Smith, Harold Baines elected to HOF
Replies: 64
Views: 1544

Re: Lee Smith, Harold Baines elected to HOF

LaRussa is such a sanctimonious piece of horsefeathers http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/25518933/tony-la-russa-calls-harold-baines-detractors-weak "In the '80s and '90s, almost all of the stats that people trust, he was in the top five -- for 20 years. 0 times in top 5 in BA, 0 in HRs, 1 in ...
by SouthSideRyan
Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College Football - Bowl Games
Replies: 85
Views: 1472

Re: College Football - Bowl Games

The only benefit of an 8 team playoff is to the non P5 school if they were guaranteed a spot which seems...uncertain. It would be much more logical to make sure every 3 loss SEC team automatically makes it.
by SouthSideRyan
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Is Duke Silver dead?
Replies: 28
Views: 781

Re: Is Duke Silver dead?

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:I'll never believe it if he is, not after Chocolate Milk.


That’s not the same Chocolate Milk. Like the Ultimate Warrior but for real this time
by SouthSideRyan
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Winter Meetings
Replies: 69
Views: 2842

Re: Winter Meetings

Brian wrote:

Hey Reds can we interest you in a Chatwood? He will be much cheaper to acquire than those two guys.


The Reds acquiring Kluber would be some kind of baffling
by SouthSideRyan
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 1958
Views: 91037

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

Agreed Laura Ricketts is a rapist.
by SouthSideRyan
Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 1958
Views: 91037

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

Brian wrote:Big Tom rolling into Vegas to seal this deal.


He’s looking for that casino from Vegas Vacation
by SouthSideRyan
Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 1958
Views: 91037

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

https://www.celebritynetworth.com/richest-businessmen/business-executives/tom-ricketts-net-worth/ According to this, PTR has $900 million in net worth. I think maybe I'd think twice before committing 1/3 of my net worth to something. That doesn't mean it's not worth it to sign Harper but handing ou...
by SouthSideRyan
Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread - "On wrongs swift vengeance waits..."
Replies: 730
Views: 36656

Re: The 2018-2019 Cubs Offseason Rumors & Discussion Thread - "On wrongs swift vengeance waits..."

Bull wrote:Yeah apples to oranges. Give numbers from December 10 last year. What he’s saying may be true but the numbers are disingenuous.


My quick look-through has Mike Minor and Yusmeiro Petit last year.
by SouthSideRyan
Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Lee Smith, Harold Baines elected to HOF
Replies: 64
Views: 1544

Re: Lee Smith, Harold Baines elected to HOF

Cubswin11 wrote:He shouldn’t be in but hopefully this is a sign that the backlogged guys who deserve to get in start getting in.


This is a sign that Jerry Reinsdorf was on the 16 person panel.
by SouthSideRyan
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 1958
Views: 91037

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:Can't make it past the Wild Card game. Can't beat the White Sox in the Vaunted Prospect Rankings.

Cubs are in mediocrity hell. Either sign Harper or tank.


#BridgeYear
by SouthSideRyan
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018-2019 Bulls season thread
Replies: 165
Views: 6311

Re: 2018-2019 Bulls season thread

UMFan83 wrote:24 hours later the Bulls lose by 56 points. Largest loss in Bulls history


Yea but with that opponent what else can you expect
by SouthSideRyan
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College Football - Bowl Games
Replies: 85
Views: 1472

Re: College Football - Bowl Games

Derwood wrote:
bcl412 wrote:A title game with no divisions looks odd structurally to me


Big XII does it


The Big XII plays a round robin schedule.
by SouthSideRyan
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Goldschmidt to Cardinals
Replies: 50
Views: 1791

Re: Goldschmidt to Cardinals

I just figured the left arm was the only one he could still throw with
by SouthSideRyan
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Goldschmidt to Cardinals
Replies: 50
Views: 1791

Re: Goldschmidt to Cardinals

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:
Little Slide Rooter wrote:Not that Goldy would have a place on the Cubs, but did the Cards basically snag him for Mike Montgomery, Taylor Davis, and Giosker Amaya?


I'm glad you asked

No


Fine replace Gioskar Amaya with Trevor Gretzky
by SouthSideRyan
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Goldschmidt to Cardinals
Replies: 50
Views: 1791

Re: Goldschmidt to Cardinals

Cubswin11 wrote:FWIW Goldschmidt is only project by steamer to be .010 points better by wOBA and 10 points better than what José Martinez gave the Cardinals last year and I’m assuming that Martinez is going to be out now.


Jose Martinez is the most uncomfortable looking first baseman I've ever seen.
by SouthSideRyan
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Stocks
Replies: 148
Views: 9831

Re: Stocks

jersey cubs fan wrote:use percentage though


Trump saw 50% of the largest drops
by SouthSideRyan
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College Football - Bowl Games
Replies: 85
Views: 1472

Re: College Football - Bowl Games

I’m not sure how the 860 yards Ole Miss tacked up against Louisiana-Monroe is really relevant either. Counting total yards and ranking teams accordingly is beyond archaic. You’re already backing off with the SEC schedule caveat. Of course if you limited their offense to the ranked SEc teams they ave...
by SouthSideRyan
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College Football - Bowl Games
Replies: 85
Views: 1472

Re: College Football - Bowl Games

Man, I dunno. Oklahoma has a terrific offense, but Bama can really strangle teams at times. Ole Miss, bad as they were, were a Top 10 offense and only scored one touchdown (on the first play of the game) and LSU and Mississippi State were shutout. Ole Miss was the what now? Exactly what I said. htt...
by SouthSideRyan
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College Football - Bowl Games
Replies: 85
Views: 1472

Re: College Football - Bowl Games

Both playoff games open with double digit point spreads. Yawn so the Sooners should be able to score enough to at least cover. Man, I dunno. Oklahoma has a terrific offense, but Bama can really strangle teams at times. Ole Miss, bad as they were, were a Top 10 offense and only scored one touchdown ...
by SouthSideRyan
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 26437
Views: 1079897

Re: Politics & Current Events

Is that typical? That seems really bizarre. Not sure how you honor a President by not delivering mail. Because these are effectively impromptu federal holidays. Just look at it like a spontaneous Memorial Day in terms of what is open with the government. They are even halting trading on the stock m...
by SouthSideRyan
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Addison Russell
Replies: 1070
Views: 68711

Re: Addison Russell

Sammy Sofa wrote:Yeah, but this is arguably the 3rd-5th chance.

But yeah, both sides, amirite? I don't know how we deal with these abusers and the people falsely accusing others of abuse, what with how they're all around us in equal numbers.


Why doesn't Russell's wife have to go to therapy?

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