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I wonder if at any point steroids was a thing in Korean or Japanese baseball

2 days, 18 hours ago on Get To Know This Year’s Foreign Imports: Korea

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or the 5.28 league pitcher era. Small ball parks?

2 days, 18 hours ago on Get To Know This Year’s Foreign Imports: Korea

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well i didn't see the actual slash line

2 days, 18 hours ago on Get To Know This Year’s Foreign Imports: Korea

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It must be noted that after an offensive down period, 2014 was a big offensive year in the KBO. .291 .367 .446.................that was the league AVERAGE

2 days, 18 hours ago on Get To Know This Year’s Foreign Imports: Korea

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@KMT59 If you don't think we want to see it why post it?

4 days, 8 hours ago on Can The Dodgers Even Sell Low On Andre Ethier?

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Looking at recent players with similar careers to Ethier: (Shawn Green, Trot Nixon, Cliff Floyd.)


http://www.fangraphs.com/leaders.aspx?pos=of&stats=bat&lg=all&qual=0&type=8&season=2014&month=0&season1=1981&ind=0&team=0&rost=0&age=0&filter=&players=6265,518,651,204


Ethier is entering his age 33 season. In total his comps combined for -0.4 WAR from age 33 to retirement. Perhaps his decline is not so premature.



4 days, 12 hours ago on Can The Dodgers Even Sell Low On Andre Ethier?

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@ to this one @Table (dick) I cringed. It's a good thing the new ownership had so much money, otherwise I would have done something worse than that. 

4 days, 16 hours ago on Can The Dodgers Even Sell Low On Andre Ethier?

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@HunterStricklandsOedipalComplex @Table (dick) @ryus_hadouken Of course they don't "want" to. However taking on money the way they did in the "Punto trade" is essentially opening yourself up to spending dead money. You are eating that money with the player on your team or not on your team. That's the reaity. Just because smaller markets like the OKC Thunder refuse to eat their dead weight players, the Dodgers would.
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4 days, 17 hours ago on Can The Dodgers Even Sell Low On Andre Ethier?

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@ryus_hadouken @Table (dick) @HunterStricklandsOedipalComplex I mean it's 100% obvious that teams would eat 30 mill if the conditions were right. The Phillies would gladly eat 30 mill to get out of Howard's contract. The Angels would probably do so to get out of Pujols or Hamilton's. The Dodger's would likely for Ethier. To rely on whether or not it's occured historically is kinda lame

4 days, 17 hours ago on Can The Dodgers Even Sell Low On Andre Ethier?

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@HunterStricklandsOedipalComplex @Table (dick) Nobody has ever been the Dodgers. Every season we see contract records broken. It's going to happen.

4 days, 17 hours ago on Can The Dodgers Even Sell Low On Andre Ethier?

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It was definitely one of Ned's great last blunders to resign Ethier to that big contract. Kemp was already locked up long term and even then it was obvious that he probably needed to move to a corner. It didn't make sense to commit so much money to a platoon no defense outfielder with declining power well into his 30s. 


As for his trade value, I agree that it's currently almost zero. So 90% of his contract would have to be eaten, and that's without getting even a decent AA reliever back. 


" Carl Crawford could go, though he’s only mildly more valuable than Ethier is." Nitpicking but if Ethier has zero value, I'd consider Crawford's value to be not so mildly greater. He has not played a full season with the Dodgers, but he's played at a 3 win per year rate when he has been on the field. I know he's been streaky, he's getting older, and health is still a concern with him. However GM's that want to win now and who can see the value of all around contributers would love to get him for 10 mill per year on a 3 year deal.


So eat 50% of Crawford's contract. Puig in Center. Kemp in RF. Pederson/Van Slkye in LF. 


Ethier can "compete" with Pederson for playing time, and can PH. Who knows maybe Pederson struggles, and Ethier bounces back some? I'd rather keep Ethier as a 5th outfielder than to give him up at 90% salary for nothing.

4 days, 18 hours ago on Can The Dodgers Even Sell Low On Andre Ethier?

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@Guitar Did ya'll here about how Hello Kitty is officially not a cat, but a girl who dresses up as one? I think she has some other name too

1 week, 6 days ago on Dodgers introduce Andrew Friedman, questions about GM spot remain

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@P_F_P Honestly it's just a title. Andrew wants like minded people to collaborate with. He's more or less the GM

1 week, 6 days ago on Dodgers introduce Andrew Friedman, questions about GM spot remain

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@foldamort I mean it ranked 25th this year

1 week, 6 days ago on Dodgers introduce Andrew Friedman, questions about GM spot remain

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@The Dude Abides @Sugar-Free Generic Grape Soda @mostly exciting potato In 2012 I campaigned (on da blogs) for one of Cody Ross/Scott Hairston/Jonny Gomes to be signed instead of Juan Rivera.


Their 2012 WARs: Ross=2.3 Gomes=2.0 Hairston=1.7 Rivera= -0.9 


and Rivera might have recieved the biggest contract

1 week, 6 days ago on Dodgers introduce Andrew Friedman, questions about GM spot remain

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@The Dude Abides @Sugar-Free Generic Grape Soda @mostly exciting potato UGH  I hated that so bad, there were a bunch of younger better RH platoon bats available too

1 week, 6 days ago on Dodgers introduce Andrew Friedman, questions about GM spot remain

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@YadierMolinasOedipalComplex Why is hitting so important? The Royals are in the world series. Gordon counts

1 week, 6 days ago on Dodgers introduce Andrew Friedman, questions about GM spot remain

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@MajorPuigBaseball @DodgersFan @P_F_P @Disgruntled Goat The meaning of the Lyrics to that song are better than the title would suggest

1 week, 6 days ago on Dodgers introduce Andrew Friedman, questions about GM spot remain

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@YadierMolinasOedipalComplex and sure they have not done anything yet, but Pederson and Seager

1 week, 6 days ago on Dodgers introduce Andrew Friedman, questions about GM spot remain

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@P_F_P Hill do what he wants when he wants if it means making the Dodgers better. 

1 week, 6 days ago on Dodgers introduce Andrew Friedman, questions about GM spot remain

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@Crushinator (Gender Bender lover) @ tomato @P_F_P I kinda liked him. His articles were like comedy roasts.

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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@foldamort aren't they all?

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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Charlie Sheen for GM

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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"I think winning matters" - Andrew Friedman



1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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@P_F_P @Table (dick) I find it weird that you find it weird

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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@P_F_P Are you really going to complain about this? Did you think he would talk allot about how everything would be exactly the same? jesus

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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Not Jim Bowden

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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@Subtle Euphemism aka Jonathan Lingo duel Gm with Omay Minaya, they arm wrestle over any disagreements 

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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Larry Beinfest?

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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@Smoking Man kinda meh right?

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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@YadierMolinasOedipalComplex quick name every living former gm!!

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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@DodgerDodger He was really good at keeping the eyebrows trimmed on those Padres teams

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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@Sad Towel @Table (dick) @DodgerDodger THere's a press conference today!!!!!!!!! Get hyped for them long pauses yo

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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@Sad Towel @Table (dick) @DodgerDodger Thanks towel, n cheer up

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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@ tomato @Table (dick) Stat geek more like stat freak

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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@DodgerDodger Is said book remarkable enough that you might plaster its namedness upon these hallowed (unhallowed?) pages?

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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Manager stats? F YEEEEEAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1 week, 6 days ago on An Area of Improvement for Don Mattingly

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