Recent content by Sandwich Pick

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    2020 Mets: The Brodie Bunch

    "I resign as OF of the NY Mets"
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    Covid and MLB

    The only precedent I could find for this situation was in 'The Mighty Ducks' The Panthers got the measles and had to forfeit the season.
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    ESPN Is Pathetic

    I watched one MNF game this year, and he horribly over- annunciated JJ Arcega-Whiteside's last name every time he said it.
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    Rethinking Barstool?

    I'm waiting for Portnoy to take all the credit if that actually happens.
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    How to find V&N?

    I can't seem to find it, either. There was a thread I was following closely that was likely moved there. Can someone help? (Will also wade in very gently)
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    2020 Spring Training News, Rumors, Trades

    J.T. Realmuto loses arbitration case, will make $10m this year.
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    Huffing & Puffing: Aubrey Huff Not Invited To Giants 2010 World Series Reunion

    The 'winner' gets to play the victim for all of eternity. Schilling may be willing to defend that crown to the death.
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    Bye week / Eagles chatter

    The Eagles are a mediocre team that is occasionally capable of punching above their weight. They won't do that against the Patriots. The offense has gotten nothing from their starting WR so Wentz has been reduced to a game manager. Jeffery is now a mediocre 13m possession WR who dropped 3...
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    2019 NFL: News & Transactions Snyder will now acquire John Brown and storm the bar with his legal team.
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    What Will Happen With Gerrit Cole This Winter?

    Phillies are going to go after him hard. Pitching was the big problem last year.
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    Ron Darling says Dysktra directed racist Tirade at Oil Can, Dykstra sues

    "The Worst Team Money Could Buy" went into detail about the sex lives of Elster and Darling. The fear of AIDS is what finally convinced Elster to change his ways.
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    Baseball Is Broken (off the field/labor relations etc.)

    Maybe the same system but with the top 3 teams? The worst (read: tanking) team won't be horribly punished with the 4th overall pick. It discourages tanking but doesn't outright punish it. And that may need to be the starting point. I have a feeling that this is something that is going to happen...
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    Baseball Is Broken (off the field/labor relations etc.)

    That way can work, but I think the best way to do that is to give the 5 teams that miss the playoffs each a 20% chance at the 1st overall pick (or even stagger the odds in favor of the team that just misses). They can hold a draft lottery like the other sports. Then, the worst team gets the 6th...
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    Baseball Is Broken (off the field/labor relations etc.)

    All sports need to have 2 sets of standings, one for the draft and one for the playoffs. For the draft a small step would be, in an event of a tie, the team with the better head to head record gets the higher pick. If they didn't play each other, they would need to find another tiebreaker (Run...
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    Baseball Is Broken (off the field/labor relations etc.)

    Interesting article on how Major League inadvertantly predicted the future of baseball. The points about Rachel Phelps and replacing Wesley Snipes with Omar Epps are relevant here.