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Old 09-16-2013, 08:49 PM
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Default Will This Team Lose 100 Games?

Let's assume that they hang onto tonight's 7-0 lead vs. the Twinkies, advancing their record to 59 - 91, a brisk 0.393 winning percentage. With 150 games down and 12 to go, will these guys go 4 - 8 (or better) and avoid the dubious distinction?

Going by the winning percentage, one might expect them to win 5 more games, but between their loss streakiness as of late ( win 1, lose 6, etc) and a quick check of the upcoming opponents (Tigers, Indians, Royals, and one make-up game vs the Blue Jays) I am hard-pressed to see four more wins.

So, when will it happen? When will #100 appear in the Loss column? Pick a date! Since I came up with this mirthful exercise, I will go first: Saturday, September 28 will be the date of doom.

Your guess, or do you these guys will avoid the century mark?

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Old 09-16-2013, 08:58 PM
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65-97

They'll handle the Twins, and once the Royals are eliminated, they'll deflate the last series of the season.
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:05 PM
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This would be a very good pick wager at this point. If I had to bet Ill agree with you and say they get 100 on the saturday before the season burial.
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Old 09-16-2013, 11:14 PM
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63-99, they just avoid the century mark.
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Old 09-17-2013, 11:36 AM
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Favorable matchups at home against the Twins and two more Sale starts should be good for 4 wins
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:38 AM
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63-99, they just avoid the century mark.
Earlier, this was my prediction, but I'll go one better and say 64-98.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:57 AM
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63-99, they just avoid the century mark.
The reverse of 2005's record!!!!!
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The reverse of 2005's record!!!!!
It would be rather fitting if this year's team ended with the opposite record of the 2005 team.
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:39 AM
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It would be rather fitting if this year's team ended with the opposite record of the 2005 team.
Lose or die trying.
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