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@sir boxington I think you're on the wrong site. You're looking for OldCrotchetySprotswriterCliches.com, I think.
7 months, 1 week ago on A list of the new ESPN NFL beat writer hires
Looks like its Cumpton.
@mwr505 The new rule this year allows the team to add a 26th player for the day of the doubleheader. Instead of thinning the bullpen through this stretch of games, they'll bring up a AAA guy to start. I believe the Cards are doing the same thing.
7 months, 1 week ago on Double-header day deadline links
It almost has to be Stolmy. He was scheduled to pitch yesterday, according to P2's pitcher forecast, but it looks like Hollingsworth started instead.
whygavs I understand that, and I am really not trying to be picky. But your line about how teams are now recovering much more quickly then in the 30's-50's seems a bit off. Those teams were worse then their 100+ loss counterparts in the 162 games era, so we may expect a slower turnaround. Again, great read, and I really enjoy the blog.
3 years, 1 month ago on How do 105 loss teams fare in successive seasons?
Good post. You seemed to have overlooked the fact that the number of games changed. 100 losses looks a lot bigger when you play 10+ less games. Maybe you want to adjust to a relavant winning percentage when comparing over different eras. Rate>counting in this instance.