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Re: The Cardinals

Postby The_Achiever » Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:31 pm

Bertz wrote:
Agony and Ivy wrote:i just retweeted that Craig Edwards gem and he blocked me before I could blink. Solid job with that hire Fangraphs.


Unfortunate. That means you missed this gem.



He's such a passive aggressive turd. He just refuses to accept the obvious.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Stu » Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:52 pm

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I'm on a video-conference with senior management and they just asked me what was so funny. Thanks ):
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby The_Achiever » Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:18 pm

Stu wrote:
The Logan wrote:Image


I'm on a video-conference with senior management and they just asked me what was so funny. Thanks ):


If they don't appreciate and value the blank expression of Mike Matheny then you should just tender your resignation immediately.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Derwood » Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:59 pm

The_Achiever wrote:
Stu wrote:
The Logan wrote:Image


I'm on a video-conference with senior management and they just asked me what was so funny. Thanks ):


If they don't appreciate and value the blank expression of Mike Matheny then you should just tender your resignation immediately.


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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Agony and Ivy » Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:49 pm

Bertz wrote:
Agony and Ivy wrote:i just retweeted that Craig Edwards gem and he blocked me before I could blink. Solid job with that hire Fangraphs.


Unfortunate. That means you missed this gem.



Good thing Theo is smart and we're saving all of our loss reversals for October.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Duke Silver » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:12 pm

"It's easy to paint the Cardinals roster as mediocre, but if you look at their 131-125 record since the start of last year then it's easy to see this is true."
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby champaignchris » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:07 pm

In one more game played, the Cardinals have scored 63 fewer runs and allowed 40 more runs than the Cubs. Greg Holland and Tommy Pham account for the entirety of this disparity.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:32 pm

I can see where this guy is coming from. A half season can be a small sample size and when you have a strong model you might want to believe that variance is the only reason that the season's results are lined up with your model/beliefs. The problem is this guy was dead wrong from the get go.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Cubswin11 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:40 pm

Criag Edwards seems to follow the same line of logic the majority of those guys have over on that VBs board. And by line of logic I mean totally delusional, living in outer space view point of their team.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Bull » Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:24 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:
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I could see them landing Girardi if he wants back in. He's not great but competent enough, and checks all the cardinal-ly boxes.

Too ethnic


Nah, Italians are fine as long as they get back to [expletive] Hill by dark.

edit: profanity filter took out a derogatory term for Italians that is the name of a section of St. Louis that was historically an Italian ghetto and is known for its many Italian Restaurants today. Although now it is advertised and celebrated as "The Hill" it had always been Dxxx Hill.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Banedon » Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:47 pm

Do you want to make Cardinals fans more insufferable, because that's how you make Cardinals fans more insufferable!

http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/2411 ... -role-2020

Longtime Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina said he'd "welcome the opportunity" if he had a chance to be player-manager during his last contract year with St. Louis in 2020.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby CubInOK » Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:55 pm

Banedon wrote:Do you want to make Cardinals fans more insufferable, because that's how you make Cardinals fans more insufferable!

http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/2411 ... -role-2020

Longtime Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina said he'd "welcome the opportunity" if he had a chance to be player-manager during his last contract year with St. Louis in 2020.

On the other hand, he probably wouldn't be very good at it.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby sneakypower » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:41 pm

Banedon wrote:Do you want to make Cardinals fans more insufferable, because that's how you make Cardinals fans more insufferable!

http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/2411 ... -role-2020

Longtime Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina said he'd "welcome the opportunity" if he had a chance to be player-manager during his last contract year with St. Louis in 2020.

i 100% want this
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby champaignchris » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:03 pm

Maintaining his career .741 OPS while piloting the Cards to a third place finish will undoubtedly cement Yadi’s place in the Hall of Fame.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Lowblow » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:06 pm

Bull wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:
The_Achiever wrote:
I could see them landing Girardi if he wants back in. He's not great but competent enough, and checks all the cardinal-ly boxes.

Too ethnic


Nah, Italians are fine as long as they get back to [expletive] Hill by dark.

edit: profanity filter took out a derogatory term for Italians that is the name of a section of St. Louis that was historically an Italian ghetto and is known for its many Italian Restaurants today. Although now it is advertised and celebrated as "The Hill" it had always been Dxxx Hill.


"Dxxx" is where Yogi Berra and Joe Garagiola grew up.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby jersey cubs fan » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:07 pm

are we talking about dayglo?
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Stu » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:46 pm

Lowblow wrote:
Bull wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote: Too ethnic


Nah, Italians are fine as long as they get back to [expletive] Hill by dark.

edit: profanity filter took out a derogatory term for Italians that is the name of a section of St. Louis that was historically an Italian ghetto and is known for its many Italian Restaurants today. Although now it is advertised and celebrated as "The Hill" it had always been Dxxx Hill.


"Dxxx" is where Yogi Berra and Joe Garagiola grew up.


and Harry Caray too, correct?
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Cubswin11 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:55 pm

Shut up you [expletive] Hill Billy

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Re: The Cardinals

Postby PackLandVA » Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:14 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:are we talking about dayglo?


Close, but incorrect.

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Re: The Cardinals

Postby itisallpartoftheplan » Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:21 pm

Cubswin11 wrote:Shut up you [expletive] Hill Billy



Bet he misses Matheny
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby The_Achiever » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:17 am

1) kinda agree. Maybe just during regular season, more replays in playoffs.
2) no
3) eh he's a pitcher that likes to hit.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby UMFan83 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:53 am

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Re: The Cardinals

Postby sneakypower » Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:32 pm

Cubswin11 wrote:Shut up you [expletive] Hill Billy


i don't hate #2, but #3 is funny

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Re: The Cardinals

Postby mul21 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:35 pm

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Ha! I know that Buffa dude. He gets it.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby treebird » Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:38 pm

sneakypower wrote:
Cubswin11 wrote:Shut up you [expletive] Hill Billy


i don't hate #2, but #3 is funny

"here's what i would do: nothing different!"


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