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Old 04-26-2013, 12:00 PM
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Originally Posted by hawkjt View Post
Sox are second in the league in ERA...of course,not sure that the saber folks consider that a viable stat anymore.
It is questionable how important it is for judging pitchers, but for a team, I argue it is relevant. More relevant is runs allowed per game, which I think the Sox place 4th or 5th in the majors in, so same difference here.

[quote]Baby steps...unlike kittle, I have not given up as of April 25.

I haven't "given up" in the sense that "anything is possible." I just hate the makeup of this team and the franchise's insistence on this treading water/barely able to "compete" in the division approach. A team underperforming with talent (Tigers) is different than a team with glaring holes (not that the Tigers are perfect) that are already showing themselves.
Ridiculousness across all sports:

(1) "You have no valid opinion because you never played the game."
(2) "Stats are irrelevant. This guy just doesn't know how to win."
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