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Postby We Got The Whole 9 » Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:03 pm

soccer10k wrote:What's that, you needed another reminder about how absurdly great Pedro Martinez was?

Was reading an article about how good Jack Flaherty has been in the second half and they listed the best half seasons by OPS+ since 1920. The best was God Mode Jake's 2016 second half at a 13 OPS+ allowed. Tied for 4th on the list was Pedro's second half in 2000 at a 19 OPS+. Tied for 6th on the list was Pedro's first half in 2000 at a 24 OPS+. So two of the top six spots ever were both by Pedro in the same season.
Where did Flaherty rank?
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Postby soccer10k » Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:58 pm

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soccer10k wrote:What's that, you needed another reminder about how absurdly great Pedro Martinez was?

Was reading an article about how good Jack Flaherty has been in the second half and they listed the best half seasons by OPS+ since 1920. The best was God Mode Jake's 2016 second half at a 13 OPS+ allowed. Tied for 4th on the list was Pedro's second half in 2000 at a 19 OPS+. Tied for 6th on the list was Pedro's first half in 2000 at a 24 OPS+. So two of the top six spots ever were both by Pedro in the same season.
Where did Flaherty rank?


Tied for 4th.

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I see a 6 and a 9
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We Got The Whole 9 wrote:I see a 6 and a 9

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I can't wait for the day when an MLB player complains about a strike once an automated strike zone is in place. That looked like a clear strike in the clip above so I don't know what he's complaining about...
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Postby Derwood » Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:15 pm

I only just now learned that this was a real person:

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Postby soccer10k » Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:15 am

Jorge Soler had 38 homers in 1132 PA's coming into the year.

Jorge Soler has 45 homers in 659 PA's this year.
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Postby Backtobanks » Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:37 am

soccer10k wrote:Jorge Soler had 38 homers in 1132 PA's coming into the year.

Jorge Soler has 45 homers in 659 PA's this year.


Imagine what he would hit if the ball was juiced. :-"
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soccer10k wrote:Jorge Soler had 38 homers in 1132 PA's coming into the year.

Jorge Soler has 45 homers in 659 PA's this year.


Imagine what he would hit if the ball was juiced. :-"


I'd bet on 45 homers in 659 PA's this year
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Postby muntjack » Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:25 pm

Call me crazy but I don't think Soler needs the juiced ball to hit home runs. He's 27 and plenty of players at that age are still improving. Everyone is hitting a juiced ball and yet he's leading the AL. I anticipate he'll improve his walk rate next season and hit near 40 again. The guy is a pretty good hitter.
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Derwood wrote:I only just now learned that this was a real person:

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looks like some random phillies fan, acne and all
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minnesotacubsfan wrote:
Derwood wrote:I only just now learned that this was a real person:

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looks like some random phillies fan, acne and all


BONUS INFO: His name is JD HAMMER. horsefeathers YES!
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Postby TomtheBombadil » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:17 pm

muntjack wrote:Call me crazy but I don't think Soler needs the juiced ball to hit home runs. He's 27 and plenty of players at that age are still improving. Everyone is hitting a juiced ball and yet he's leading the AL. I anticipate he'll improve his walk rate next season and hit near 40 again. The guy is a pretty good hitter.


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Postby cl smooth » Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:10 pm

Derwood wrote:
minnesotacubsfan wrote:
Derwood wrote:I only just now learned that this was a real person:

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looks like some random phillies fan, acne and all


BONUS INFO: His name is JD HAMMER. horsefeathers YES!


seeing his mug in the show 19 always makes me laugh. did a double-take the first time i pulled his card in a pack.
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Postby Banedon » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:43 pm

Derwood wrote:
minnesotacubsfan wrote:
Derwood wrote:I only just now learned that this was a real person:

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looks like some random phillies fan, acne and all


BONUS INFO: His name is JD HAMMER. horsefeathers YES!


So after his career he's either going to open a personal injury law firm or buy people's settlements for CASH NOW.
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Regular Show » Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:51 am




WTH? Who puts their smartphone in a ziplock bag lol?

Yeah, this is the team I'll be pulling for this postseason. Also, Jose Berrios is Javy's brother-in-law so you know Javy will be rooting for them.
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