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    Chuck McElroy?

    Chuck McElroy?
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    Carolina sends 3B Trey Bernoski and will pay his...

    Carolina sends 3B Trey Bernoski and will pay his remaining salary for the year

    Philadelphia sends SP Juan Palacios

    I'll put Bernoski in DFA, Palacios can go to AAA.
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    You’re driving down a busy four lane road that...

    You’re driving down a busy four lane road that has a small median. There’s a break in the median that allows you to turn left onto a side street, it’s a T intersection and the street is not one way....
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    It makes sense that they would sign immediately...

    It makes sense that they would sign immediately after the draft though. According to this article, the value of a lower first round pick is around $10-$15m, which is not chump change. So, if the...
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    I didn't quite make it, as it took me until June...

    I didn't quite make it, as it took me until June 8th to crack the top 4000.

    For the rest of the year, if I get exactly the same results that I've gotten so far this year, my ranking at the end...
  6. Thread: 2035 Draft

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    I originally had Tony Alvarado as my first choice...

    I originally had Tony Alvarado as my first choice and Artie Weaver second, but switched them when I noticed that Weaver can also pitch. It turns out both OSA and my scout were overrating Alvarado by...
  7. Thread: Chernobyl

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    Just started the first episode yesterday to see...

    Just started the first episode yesterday to see if we would like it. I was literally blown away. Well not literally, but I sat there completely riveted with my mouth hanging open the whole time. ...
  8. Thread: Talk MLB

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    I'm just waiting for Theo Epstein to have a...

    I'm just waiting for Theo Epstein to have a little accident, like slipping in the shower or something. It's going to be a real shame, seeing that pretty little face get all messed up.
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    For real though, I could definitely get into...

    For real though, I could definitely get into starting over, as long as it’s still an old timey fictional/historical hybrid, maybe with some tweaks to the concept/rules to freshen things up. One I...
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    Interest has been re-ignited, with the only...

    Interest has been re-ignited, with the only concept that has been able to hold my attention in a solo league over the last 10 years- playing an expansion team with current rosters. This time, the...
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    Totally disagree, assuming you're even being...

    Totally disagree, assuming you're even being serious. I've met al-urdun and he's a cool guy and everything, but are you seriously saying that hotblack should be putting him before the TCBA? That's...
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    Ping: LL...

    Ping: LL
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    Confirmed. Please put Santos and Conley in the...

    Confirmed.

    Please put Santos and Conley in the rotation for Hernandez and Childress.
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    I almost won the Friday night tournament last...

    I almost won the Friday night tournament last week, which would have been awesome. The other guy had to finish first in his group of four on the last game to beat me, which sadly he did. Still, I...
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    Not true, higher draft picks actually have a lot...

    Not true, higher draft picks actually have a lot of value. Look at the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers- it's an open secret that they were tanking for several years, people won't say it directly but that's...
  16. Thread: Talk MLB

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    If you were to think up a name for a flash in the...

    If you were to think up a name for a flash in the pan Pirates player who had a great half season and then was never heard from again, you couldn’t do better than “Josh Bell” js
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    A lot of leagues will let you “guest,” meaning...

    A lot of leagues will let you “guest,” meaning you show up and play for a night as though you were in the league, but your results don’t count. I too struggle a bit with the culture of drinking...
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    dola Just saw that my park factors heavily...

    dola

    Just saw that my park factors heavily favor righties, which I strongly dislike. If this is allowable, since it's so close to opening day, we will take immediate temporary measures to correct...
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    I hereby place my first player on the block. It...

    I hereby place my first player on the block. It is, 3B Trey Bernosky. Cranked 35 dingers last year, rated 5 at 2B and SS too, and entering the last year of $18m contract. I'm flexible about what I...
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    So like are these the true ratings, the ones from...

    So like are these the true ratings, the ones from god, or are these ratings yet another deception of human design?
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    What's the deal with the scouting system? It...

    What's the deal with the scouting system? It seems that I have a scout, but like 99% of the time he's just telling me the same thing as OSA. So what the hell am I paying him for?!
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    Since I started this thread way back in 2014,...

    Since I started this thread way back in 2014, it's become an annual tradition that I take my mother to the Preakness, we've been every year since. It's fun for several reasons, one of the principal...
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    I didn't see the rules posted anywhere- are there...

    I didn't see the rules posted anywhere- are there any I should know about?
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    Poll: Wow, this is a lot tougher than I thought. ...

    Wow, this is a lot tougher than I thought. Originally I was favoring Glory Hawks and Hawks of Freedom, with some consideration to Flying Hawks. The voting would seem to indicate a clear winner...
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    Poll: Upon further consideration, I would like to...

    Upon further consideration, I would like to additionally propose as a write-in option a re-branding that would in fact relocate the team- conceptually though not geographically:

    USA Hawks of...
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