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#1621 FCP Bob

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Posted 18 September 2015 - 10:35 AM

View Postbrvheart, on 18 September 2015 - 09:39 AM, said:

I'm headed to the Cards-Cubs game tomorrow. I'm an A's fan, but since I live in Chicago, I have to root for the Cubbies... right?

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Posted 18 September 2015 - 11:44 AM

Nope. I'm a cards fan, so I know you'll root with me.

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Posted 18 September 2015 - 02:42 PM

Do it for the Iowa Cubs, brvy
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Posted 18 September 2015 - 02:46 PM

It's crazy how good Cobb's slugging is, since he had double digit home runs twice.

Ya'll are kind of sleeping on Honus Wagner, too. Positional value should be a consideration.
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Posted 18 September 2015 - 05:04 PM

I'm wide awake and all in with honus.

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Posted 18 September 2015 - 06:40 PM

View PostBigDMcGee, on 18 September 2015 - 02:42 PM, said:

Do it for the Iowa Cubs, brvy

This is an excellent point.

View PostiZuma, on 20 August 2012 - 11:32 AM, said:

napa I was jesus christing suited, you guys just slipped in before me.

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Posted 22 September 2015 - 06:37 AM

View PostBigDMcGee, on 18 September 2015 - 02:46 PM, said:

It's crazy how good Cobb's slugging is, since he had double digit home runs twice.

Ya'll are kind of sleeping on Honus Wagner, too. Positional value should be a consideration.

I almost mentioned him on my lists, but I can't make any strong argument that relies on defensive value of someone that played pre-war. We're just as likely to undervalue it as overvalue it tbh, but the error bars must be enormous.

Pretty sure the Cards have reached that point where if you don't live in St. Louis, you root against the Cards.
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Posted 22 September 2015 - 06:37 AM

Today's fact - if the Blue Jays had been able to manage a better than .500 record in one-run games (which are mostly luck), they would be tied for the best record in the MLB right now. If both the Jays and Cards had exactly a .500 record in one-run games, the Blue Jays would be 4 games better instead of 8 games worse.
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Posted 22 September 2015 - 03:24 PM

winners know how to win.

View PostRon_Mexico, on 23 April 2014 - 04:48 PM, said:

Now that i've had a few drinks, I'm ready to admilt that the reason I dont post more is suited.

I hate every fiber of his being. He's awful and everything he writes is wrong, coupled with being annoying. Its uncanny how awful he is. If he was around when this thread was thriving, he would have killed it. Thankfully, he wasnt.

Maybe in the real world, he's not so awful (evidence says otherwise) but here, he makes me want to fight. Nobody makes me want to fight. Its beyond weird. I almost feel bad, but I dont

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Posted 07 October 2015 - 07:07 PM

View PostBigDMcGee, on 02 April 2015 - 08:12 PM, said:

Cubs over Royals

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Posted 07 October 2015 - 08:28 PM

If the Cubs beat the Cardinals, I'm going to have a really fun month.

View PostiZuma, on 20 August 2012 - 11:32 AM, said:

napa I was jesus christing suited, you guys just slipped in before me.

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Posted 07 October 2015 - 09:00 PM

what a way to break the curse! over the broken carcass of the "Doing it the right way" sons of bitches in St. Louis. Those squares wouldn't have stolen a base immediately after getting hit by a pitch.
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Posted 07 October 2015 - 09:00 PM

If you root for St. Louis and you're not from the immediate St. Louis metro area, you're a horrible person.
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Posted 08 October 2015 - 10:34 AM

I was quite surprised that Arrieta stole that base. Quite.

View PostiZuma, on 20 August 2012 - 11:32 AM, said:

napa I was jesus christing suited, you guys just slipped in before me.

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Posted 08 October 2015 - 08:05 PM

bunch of non-winners in here who don't know how to play the game the right way.

View PostRon_Mexico, on 23 April 2014 - 04:48 PM, said:

Now that i've had a few drinks, I'm ready to admilt that the reason I dont post more is suited.

I hate every fiber of his being. He's awful and everything he writes is wrong, coupled with being annoying. Its uncanny how awful he is. If he was around when this thread was thriving, he would have killed it. Thankfully, he wasnt.

Maybe in the real world, he's not so awful (evidence says otherwise) but here, he makes me want to fight. Nobody makes me want to fight. Its beyond weird. I almost feel bad, but I dont

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Posted 12 October 2015 - 05:37 PM

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"Dust. Wind. Dude."
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"I'm a basketball player and a businessman, not a Thundercat,"
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Posted 12 October 2015 - 06:00 PM

team is clearly juicing like the 04 red sox

View PostRon_Mexico, on 23 April 2014 - 04:48 PM, said:

Now that i've had a few drinks, I'm ready to admilt that the reason I dont post more is suited.

I hate every fiber of his being. He's awful and everything he writes is wrong, coupled with being annoying. Its uncanny how awful he is. If he was around when this thread was thriving, he would have killed it. Thankfully, he wasnt.

Maybe in the real world, he's not so awful (evidence says otherwise) but here, he makes me want to fight. Nobody makes me want to fight. Its beyond weird. I almost feel bad, but I dont

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Posted 13 October 2015 - 07:42 AM

I'm so so happy about yesterday's games. The Royals coming back in a such a fashion and the Cubs taking game 3 were so great and unexpected for me. I just hope that both teams didn't get my hopes up and they can close this out.

View PostiZuma, on 20 August 2012 - 11:32 AM, said:

napa I was jesus christing suited, you guys just slipped in before me.

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Posted 13 October 2015 - 03:58 PM

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"We are only wise in knowing that we know nothing"
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"Dust. Wind. Dude."
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Posted 13 October 2015 - 04:57 PM

life no longer has meaning.

View PostRon_Mexico, on 23 April 2014 - 04:48 PM, said:

Now that i've had a few drinks, I'm ready to admilt that the reason I dont post more is suited.

I hate every fiber of his being. He's awful and everything he writes is wrong, coupled with being annoying. Its uncanny how awful he is. If he was around when this thread was thriving, he would have killed it. Thankfully, he wasnt.

Maybe in the real world, he's not so awful (evidence says otherwise) but here, he makes me want to fight. Nobody makes me want to fight. Its beyond weird. I almost feel bad, but I dont




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