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Old 02-19-2013, 10:23 AM
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
I don't see how it's possible to read that as anything other than a complete ass kicking of the anti-BP crowd, but whatevs
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Originally Posted by sullythered View Post
Well, perhaps because the writer clearly states why BP has been very consistently wrong about the Sox. It pretty nicely illustrates why a team like the Sox (while unique in the league) does certain things that expose flaws in the system. It also makes clear why Sox fans have the most reason of any fans in the league to be critical of BP.
Exactly. If anything, it is the opposite of a "complete ass kicking of the anti-BP crowd" (which, by the way, consists of only a few of those who ridicule BP's projections in this context, not necessarily BP as a whole).
"I have the ultimate respect for White Sox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Red Sox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country." Jim Caple, ESPN (January 12, 2011)

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