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Mon Jul 28

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BatonSinister replied to the Major League Baseball board. 2:19 AM

Re: For Ramsfanray!!!

Pitchers can be such pu$$ies. If you don't want a player to flip his bat and break into a slow home-run trot, then don't surrender a home run.

This whining is especially rich coming from someone as animated and theatrical as Archer.
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BatonSinister replied to the Major League Baseball board. 2:14 AM

Re: Poll: Hall of Fame Eligibility!!!

I'd argue the same is true for people who don't vote for a player who wins first ballot induction with (say) 95% of the vote or more.



If you don't vote the way I think you should vote I will disenfranchise you.

Nice

Sun Jul 27

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BatonSinister replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 4:41 AM

Re: An interesting question

This seems to answer your question. My take is that when institutional ownership is very high there can't be much more buying by institutions themselves and it is institutional buying more than anything else that drives up stock prices. When [more]

Thu Jul 24

Mon Jul 14

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ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY) will Underperform the S&P 500

Mon Jul 7

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BatonSinister replied to the Major League Baseball board. 2:28 PM

Re: Gammons on the trade!

Then if you do give them the seven-year deal, you end up with Verlanders - a guy signed for mega-money who has clearly peaked and will most likely be out of the game completely by 2017

Said Dan Duquette about Roger [more]

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BatonSinister replied to the Major League Baseball board. 12:20 PM

Re: Gammons on the trade!

I've never give a pitcher more than three years.

Then you would cripple your team.

Maybe once in five years or so a team wins the World Series without any high priced pitchers. The Phillies were the last to do so. Those guys [more]

Mon Jun 16

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BatonSinister replied to the Major League Baseball board. 12:53 AM

Re: Trivia 5/16

I doubt the Cubs would call it one of the best trades in major league history.

Fri May 30

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BatonSinister replied to the Major League Baseball board. 9:06 AM

Re: World Series Trivia

gol dang it. memory failing me. St. Louis won in '85.

Maybe the Dodgers in '81?

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BatonSinister replied to the Major League Baseball board. 9:03 AM

Re: World Series Trivia

Try this again:

'85 Blue Jays


no others back to at least the '40s

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BatonSinister replied to the Major League Baseball board. 9:01 AM

Re: World Series Trivia

Crud.

Schmidt. Carlton probably still there too.

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BatonSinister replied to the Major League Baseball board. 9:00 AM

Re: World Series Trivia

'80 Phillies

Probably no other possibilities back to at least the '40s

Wed May 28

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BatonSinister replied to the Land of Off-Topic Posts board. 5:48 PM

Re: Say

Sure, but not on my chin.

Mon May 26

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BatonSinister replied to the Major League Baseball board. 9:16 PM

Re: CH Cofidential trivia: Memorial Day Edition

Sheffield

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BatonSinister replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:14 AM

Re: Cold fusion

http://xkcd.com/955/

Perfect.

Reminds me of whafa's longstanding $1B bet that hyperinflation won't happen.

Sat May 24

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BatonSinister replied to the Major League Baseball board. 10:11 AM

Re: Tazawa... Mujica... Which Is Worse?

the Red Sox suck, at this point probably even more than the Yankees, who also suck.

Finally, some rational discourse.

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BatonSinister replied to the 77's Foolish House of Pigskin board. 10:09 AM

Re: Classy move

Not to be cynical, but the positive versus negative PR attached to this probably covers the bill, especially if they offset it from some of their charitable giving.

Wed May 21

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BatonSinister replied to the Major League Baseball board. 9:48 AM

Re: Obscure trivia

Phil Neikro.

Remember him going 21-20 one year. Doubt the Braves lost 100 tho.

Mon May 19

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BatonSinister replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:44 AM

Re: Cold fusion

I believe it is the job of theory to catch up to experiment, not the job of experiment to be constrained to theory.

My theory is that experimental data demonstrating cold fusion* is flawed.


*not sure why it's called [more]

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