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by sneakypower
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Albert Amora Jr
Replies: 51
Views: 2641

Re: Albert Amora Jr

there were quotes after the draft that the FO didn't just want to draft A[l]mora, they "wanted to adopt him" or something or other, makes it hard to believe they'd find common ground with another org. on his true value
by sneakypower
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3999
Views: 252365

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

can anyone guess the current NL leader in SLG hint and it's not even close It has to be either Babe Aguilar or Babe Muncy, right? correct; more HR than Harper, too Indians DFA'd him and gave Edwin Encarnacion $65M (possibly in reverse order), to be barely replacement level this year- and they'r...
by sneakypower
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3999
Views: 252365

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

can anyone guess the current NL leader in SLG

hint
Spoiler: show
and it's not even close
by sneakypower
Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 1551
Views: 119115

Re: Baez impresses Baez

current team leader in fWAR

higher ISO & SLG than Aaron Judge
by sneakypower
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Amateur Baseball
Topic: I got it! I got it! I got it!
Replies: 24
Views: 1444

Re: I got it! I got it! I got it!

Cadyn

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by sneakypower
Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: soccer soccer soccer
Replies: 2256
Views: 102968

Re: soccer soccer soccer

that Neymar flop is so brutally embarrassing
by sneakypower
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 1081
Views: 62093

Re: THE Bryce Harper in 2018 Thread

Derwood wrote:I really hope it was whats-his-face in Milwaukee

do you mean the guy who knocked it out of the park last couple offseasons doing just that, "sign(ing) 2-3 winning players"
by sneakypower
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 1551
Views: 119115

Re: Baez impresses Baez

since manfred lets you just do an intenetional walk without throwing the pitches can we just elect to do a javy strikeout to save time He’s literally driven in more runs than anyone in the National League. this is a pretty weak take; he's seen 4th-most baserunners in the league and has 84 wRC+ spli...
by sneakypower
Thu May 17, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3999
Views: 252365

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

he came up young, but he slashed .239/.298/.346 in first 180 G to start his career; .313/.377/.590 in the last 2 years

can we hire away their hitting coach
by sneakypower
Thu May 17, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3999
Views: 252365

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:jose ramirez?

yeah it's Ugly Jose, i knew he was *good* but seeing his production for like the last year + completely knocked my socks off

at AA, he hit 3 HR in 113 G
Lindor hit 7 in 109 G

they've each hit 36 in the last year
by sneakypower
Thu May 17, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3999
Views: 252365

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Cubswin11 wrote:Pham?

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also i should specify hitter WAR, otherwise Sale is tops
by sneakypower
Thu May 17, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3999
Views: 252365

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

i wonder how many people could guess baseball's leader in WAR during the last calendar year, within maybe 5 tries

hint:
Spoiler: show
in that timeframe, 3rd lowest K% & 6th highest ISO
by sneakypower
Tue May 08, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 1551
Views: 119115

Re: Baez impresses Baez

i was always the biggest Javy backer and i have the custom title to prove it
by sneakypower
Fri May 04, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Baseball GIF Thread
Replies: 253
Views: 32150

Re: Baseball GIF Thread

by sneakypower
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: "horsefeathers looks like The Thing" - The Kyle Schwarber Thread
Replies: 414
Views: 45517

Re: "horsefeathers looks like The Thing" - The Kyle Schwarber Thread

but after jaydee got banned a revision was necessary
by sneakypower
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Addison Russell
Replies: 964
Views: 62408

Re: Addison Russell

I trust Addison’s process and he’s due for some good luck. Just noting how absurd it is that he only has 2 RBI so far. To illustrate this fluke, here are some players who have more: Clayton Richard Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Phil Ervin Alcides Escobar Magnerrius Sierra He’s tied with Robert Acuña (who got...
by sneakypower
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Braves are Calling Up Ronald Acuña
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

Re: The Braves are Calling Up Ronald Acuña

SouthSideRyan wrote:NCAMFT

what is this
by sneakypower
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 1551
Views: 119115

Re: Baez impresses Baez

for that name to stick, we'd have to keep Happ
by sneakypower
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Braves are Calling Up Ronald Acuña
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

Re: The Braves are Calling Up Ronald Acuña

Acuña matata

ain't no passing craze
by sneakypower
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 1551
Views: 119115

Re: Baez impresses Baez

Matt Snyder @cbssports gonna try to do it for you

Schwarber and Baez are mashing, but their approaches are more impressive than their numbers
https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/schw ... r-numbers/
by sneakypower
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 1551
Views: 119115

Re: Baez impresses Baez

guess who leads the NL in WAR?




it's actually Christian Villanueva, but Javy's 3rd
by sneakypower
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Gleyber Torres Getting Called up to the Bigs
Replies: 23
Views: 1782

Re: Gleyber Torres Getting Called up to the Bigs

Cubswin11 wrote:What exactly is Torres good at other than being young for each level he’s played at? His numbers aren’t crazy good.

sometimes with guys scouted favorably that's enough to portend semi-stardom: Lindor, DiDi, Albies...
by sneakypower
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 1551
Views: 119115

Re: Baez impresses Baez

i certainly never expected 20% Ks, that's for sure, so kudos to him/Chili/whoever got into his head about shortening his swing, developing an approach
by sneakypower
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 1551
Views: 119115

Re: Baez impresses Baez

Ozzie's making a run at it too

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