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Re: TR Baseball 2013

Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:25 am

The first time I ever played I missed the draft and hardly swapped any players and ended up winning purely through dumb luck.

The real problem for everybody else is the delay on the autopick, though it didn't seem to be nearly as bad this year (perhaps because there was only one autopick, perhaps because Yahoo improved things?)
 
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Re: TR Baseball 2013

Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:26 am

Borrowed computer weirdness, double-post, never mind.
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Re: TR Baseball 2013

Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:29 am

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The first time I ever played I missed the draft and hardly swapped any players and ended up winning purely through dumb luck.

The real problem for everybody else is the delay on the autopick, though it didn't seem to be nearly as bad this year (perhaps because there was only one autopick, perhaps because Yahoo improved things?)

I looked, and it's not a setting I can change. If I could, I'd have autopicks done within 10 seconds or so.
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Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:32 pm

Chris Davis is out of control. Had a slam tonight.
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Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:44 pm

Only one DL slot? Laaaaameeeee!
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Re: TR Baseball 2013

Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:35 pm

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Only one DL slot? Laaaaameeeee!


I like it. It keeps people from stashing guys, and it lets some of the bad teams have a prayer to maybe get a good player off waivers when someone can't keep a hurt guy.

OTOH its killing me right now. I got 5 DL guys, had to cut Jered Weaver
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Re: TR Baseball 2013

Tue Apr 16, 2013 4:51 pm

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derFunkenstein wrote:
Only one DL slot? Laaaaameeeee!
I like it. It keeps people from stashing guys, and it lets some of the bad teams have a prayer to maybe get a good player off waivers when someone can't keep a hurt guy.
I agree. Can't make things too easy.
OTOH its killing me right now. I got 5 DL guys, had to cut Jered Weaver
Wow, I thought I had it rough losing one of the early HR leaders and a top-10 AVG guy. Not sure you're going to miss Weaver, though: his FB velocity has been on a downward trend for a couple of years now and he seemed to be coming apart the end of last season.
 
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Re: TR Baseball 2013

Thu May 02, 2013 6:29 pm

If you're a T-Mobile customer, the full version of MLB At Bat 13 for iPhone and Android is free until June 30. Just download the free version, turn off wifi (so you connect via 3G or LTE), and then fire up the app. It sees you're on T-Mobile and gives you the option of redeeming the full-fat version with an MLB.com account. Live gameday audio and one game live video feed per day for free.

Not sure if this applies to T-Mobile prepaid or just to post-paid. I'm post-paid, so it just worked for me.

http://www.gottabemobile.com/2013/05/01 ... ile-users/
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Fri May 03, 2013 10:23 pm

Andrew McCutchen has been struggling and Hanley Ramirez has been playing well so I sat McCutchen. So of course today he GOES OFF. :x
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Re: TR Baseball 2013

Wed May 08, 2013 11:41 am

Isn't that the way it always works? :)
 
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Re: TR Baseball 2013

Thu May 09, 2013 3:32 pm

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Andrew McCutchen has been struggling and Hanley Ramirez has been playing well so I sat McCutchen. So of course today he GOES OFF. :x
Dude, before you do that you should always check the opponent. He was playing against the Mariners. Always pick against the Mariners (unless Felix or 'kuma are pitching)
 
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Mon May 13, 2013 11:35 pm

The boys hit .151 yesterday and I figured it couldn't get much worse.





They hit .083 (2-24) today
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Sun May 19, 2013 11:08 am

my guys had quite the avg yesterday. .526. 10R 4HR 10RBI 2SB and 1BB. Quite the day at the plate.
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I can't remember who Brad is, but CHECK YOUR TRADE REQUESTS.
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Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:55 pm

Is there something wrong with Y! right now? I am not seeing any of yesterday's stats in the totals. Same with my opponent.
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Sun Jun 23, 2013 2:07 pm

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Is there something wrong with Y! right now? I am not seeing any of yesterday's stats in the totals. Same with my opponent.

Same here. Assumption is that Yahoo went all pear-shaped last night.
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Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:03 pm

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Same here. Assumption is that Yahoo went all pear-shaped last night.

Kinda hoping it ends this way; I could stand beating you 10-3. :lol:

Oh, now it's showing 11-1. Nevermind, I'll take this.
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Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:17 pm

Ugly week for me. Meh, they happen.
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Tue Jun 25, 2013 2:29 pm

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At one time, he had some trade value. But then Hendry wouldn't pull the trigger because he didn't want to trade him as he was retiring.......wtf
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Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:19 am

Holy crap this was a frustrating season. Congrats to those who made it to the playoffs, and good luck to you all!
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Re: TR Baseball 2013

Wed Oct 30, 2013 10:31 pm

Now let's see if the fans in Boston can stay classy.
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Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:22 pm

They did, much to my chagrin and yours. Who's thinking about 2014 baseball?
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They did, much to my chagrin and yours. Who's thinking about 2014 baseball?

Well, that means I have to. Got a few months, though.
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Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:47 am

Yeah, I know. But to a single-sport fan I'm ready any time. :lol:
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Sat Jan 11, 2014 2:09 pm

A-Rod sits out 2014.

http://espn.go.com/new-york/mlb/story/_ ... -162-games

This life-long Yankee fan (sorry, it was inherited) would have been happier with a Pete Rose conclusion. Guy's been team cancer since he arrived.
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A-Rod sits out 2014.

http://espn.go.com/new-york/mlb/story/_ ... -162-games

This life-long Yankee fan (sorry, it was inherited) would have been happier with a Pete Rose conclusion. Guy's been team cancer since he arrived.


He'll sue, if he hasn't already. The judge will issue a stay on the suspension and he'll play in 2014
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Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:31 pm

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He'll sue, if he hasn't already. The judge will issue a stay on the suspension and he'll play in 2014


He has, less then 48 hours after the decision was announced (he is suing MLB and the MLBPA). It is not likely that he will prevail (or that the judge will issue a stay) since the courts have been loathe to interfere in collectively bargained matters.

He also claims he is going to Spring Training, which his suspension does not explicitly cover. But that is up to the Yankees. I think that will be highly unlikely.
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Re: TR Baseball 2013

Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:34 pm

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A-Rod sits out 2014.

http://espn.go.com/new-york/mlb/story/_ ... -162-games

This life-long Yankee fan (sorry, it was inherited) would have been happier with a Pete Rose conclusion. Guy's been team cancer since he arrived.


Wow, a reasonable Yankee fan! I got into an argument with some guys last year (one baseball fan, two knew nothing about baseball) that claimed Mr. Rodriguez was worth every penny of that ~$300 million contract to the Yankees.
 
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Thu Jan 23, 2014 12:41 pm

For a judge to stay on the suspension, he has to prove that the system was corrupt. There's not a lot of precedent of a court overturning a collectively-bargained and arbitrated decision like that. There's a ton of good reading at Hardball Talk:

http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/ ... verturned/
http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/ ... ng-to-150/
http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/ ... think-now/
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