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|11 weeks 6 days ago||Was Dave Brandon Obi-Wan? Did||
Was Dave Brandon Obi-Wan?
Did striking him down allow him to rise up as a bunch of students with even more terrible ideas or something?
|21 weeks 1 day ago||Ian Rapoport's reaction was||
Ian Rapoport's reaction was predictable.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||He tried his best, but he||
He tried his best, but he just wasn't the guy for the job.
He got his dream job and lost it today. I can't imagine how sad he must feel.
Thank you Brady Hoke and I hope you are able to find peace.
|25 weeks 6 days ago||Because Dan Wetzel says so, I||
Because Dan Wetzel says so, I guess.
|26 weeks 5 days ago||Worth every penny||
Worth every penny
|27 weeks 15 hours ago||If that isn't muppet worthy,||
If that isn't muppet worthy, nothing is muppet worthy.
|27 weeks 1 day ago||"I don't read blogs" Says the||
"I don't read blogs"
Says the man who literally has his own blog?
|27 weeks 3 days ago||Can I sign up somewhere?||
Can I sign up somewhere?
|28 weeks 5 hours ago||Yeah I feel like I missed||
Yeah I feel like I missed something...
|28 weeks 1 day ago||Been saying since ALDS Royals||
Been saying since ALDS Royals wouldn't lose a game.
Sticking to it!
Royals in 4.
|28 weeks 6 days ago||Rule of the internet: If an||
Rule of the internet:
If an opinion exists, no matter how crazy you might think it might seem, someone has it and will rant about it.
|29 weeks 3 days ago||It's Mississippi State. He||
It's Mississippi State. He has the #1 team at Mississippi State. That is really hard to do.
Since I was born, Miss St. has had 9 or more wins TWICE. Dan Mullen has 1 of them (and barring a collapse, he'll have another this year).
A 60% career win percentage is different at Miss St than it is at a powerhouse. Considering his resources and recruiting, it's quite impressive what he's done.
|30 weeks 3 days ago||Oh okay. Thanks for the info.||
Thanks for the info.
|30 weeks 3 days ago||Since he's under contract and||
Since he's under contract and other NFL teams would want him, wouldn't the 49ers trade him rather than fire him?
|30 weeks 5 days ago||DON'T EVEN JOKE ABOUT THINGS||
DON'T EVEN JOKE ABOUT THINGS LIKE THIS
|30 weeks 5 days ago||All fair points. I just wish||
All fair points.
I just wish he'd do more though. Like bringing in another lefty to compete with Phil Coke in spring training. Perhaps instead of spending big on a few guys, spread it out. Sort of like what he did with SS this year, threw a bunch of guys at the wall and went with what stuck.
Maybe could have made a move for Andrew Miller too, but hard to know what they were asking for.
I've probably come off a lot stronger than I wanted too. Dombrowski is one of the best. Just wish he'd try something different for the bullpen.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||Forgot about DH. Highly||
Forgot about DH. Highly unlikely they let V-Mart get away.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||It's about a 30 batter swing||
It's about a 30 batter swing of lefties Nathan has had to face more of.
That said, when you split it, per wOBA against, Al Al is better against both lefties and righties than Joe Nathan is.
A 10 inning postseason sample size would not scare me away from using one of the Tigers' better (that's not saying much) RP in Alburquerque in a higher leverage situations.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||The Tigers are still built||
The Tigers are still built pretty well to win next year with some moves
OF JD Martinez
OF Rajai/Platoon Partner (Healthy Dirks?)
3B Nick C
SP Verlander, Price, Porcello, Sanchez, Lobstein or Ray
Bullpen PILE OF FIRE AND SEWAGE
Rotation could be fine if they are willing to roll with Lobstein or Ray. Need an OF. Yasmani Tomas? A CF? (The market for CF is weak). Also need bullpen pieces. Plus, can always trade to move pieces around.
Right moves and the Tigers can compete again next year.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||There are some BABIP and||
There are some BABIP and strand rate luck arguments you could make for Al Al, but basically, across the board, his nubmers have been better.
You can take experience. I'll take the guy with the numbers.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||He signed a 39 year old||
He signed a 39 year old closer and brought in Joba Chamberlain, who stunk for years.
And that was it.
That was never gonna be enough to fix all of the bullpen issues. This collapse really isn't shocking.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||You could make a very strong||
You could make a very strong argument for Alburquerque.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||Bingo. Ausmus has been||
Ausmus has been making horrible decisions all year (most notably, keeping Joe Nathan as closer but there are many more).
That said, bullpen is on Dombrowski. He's had years to fix it, but it still sinks every year. Love Dave, but it's on him.
|30 weeks 6 days ago||I hope you have a nice TV to||
I hope you have a nice TV to watch the games on then.
|30 weeks 6 days ago||Just pointing it out man.||
Just pointing it out man.
|30 weeks 6 days ago||He also endorsed Dave Brandon||
He also endorsed Dave Brandon FWIW
|31 weeks 1 hour ago||This honestly worries me more||
This honestly worries me more than anything yet if he can spin it well.
Hopefully people see past it.
|31 weeks 13 hours ago||Dan Dakich: Master of straw||
Dan Dakich: Master of straw man arguments.
|31 weeks 13 hours ago||Yeah Dan does not get it.||
Yeah Dan does not get it.
|31 weeks 1 day ago||I think the data points he||
I think the data points he was referring to are the 2 cokes for tickets and Morris incident.