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Old 01-15-2014, 03:37 PM
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Default Sox 2014 Zips Projections

I know many of you don't care, but here they are from FanGraphs.
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Old 01-15-2014, 03:39 PM
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Why do projections hate the Sox!?!?
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Old 01-15-2014, 03:48 PM
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why do projections hate the sox!?!?

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Old 01-15-2014, 03:50 PM
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Old 01-15-2014, 03:51 PM
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Why do projections hate the Sox!?!?
I mean, why shouldn't they? They nail it early on, the Sox are above average right now at 1 position, 1b (and thats no sure thing in Abreu).

Right now, the exciting part of the Sox is the unknown. Could Eaton be good, could Garcia be good, Davidson. Can Beckham not suck etc.

This is a team full of question marks. Its hardly a good team, atleast projections wise.
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Old 01-15-2014, 03:59 PM
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I mean, why shouldn't they?
I believe Seph was making fun of the annual threads here when experts make predictions and are (rightfully, in recent years) down on the Sox, and then they point out the few times in the past decade that dogs have won divisions, as if that nullifies all expert predictions.
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Old 01-15-2014, 04:00 PM
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I'm guessing that it must include minor league numbers for some guys, right? It's hard to imagine Tyler Saldino hitting 15 homeruns for the big club this year. I don't quite get the comparison of Chris Sale to Greg Swindell. Of all the pitchers in history I could come up with, I barely even remember Swindell! I'm just a lunk though, and have no idea how this thing works.
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Old 01-15-2014, 04:05 PM
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Gotta love how the article starts by saying no in depth analysis was done on the subject of hitting.

Not saying I disagree with what they wrote just a funny way to start an article that is based on computer analysis.
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:05 PM
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This Carson kid could use some lessons on basic English composition. This is some of the most mangled writing I've ever seen, on or off the Internet.

Because he writes like a moron or someone who first learned English last Saturday, it makes me question his analytical skills, too.
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Gotta love how the article starts by saying no in depth analysis was done on the subject of hitting.

Not saying I disagree with what they wrote just a funny way to start an article that is based on computer analysis.
He's jokingly referring to the fact that it's not difficult to understand why the 2013 Sox sucked. Terrible offense.
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:24 PM
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Because he writes like a moron or someone who first learned English last Saturday, it makes me question his analytical skills, too.
The post states literally in the first paragraph that the ZiPS projections are the work of another individual and this is a summation for FanGraphs.

Maybe you could email Carson about where he's going to take his English Composition classes and see if you guys can get a 2-for-1 offer if you take Reading Comprehension, as well, and save some cash money.
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:27 PM
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The post states literally in the first paragraph that the ZiPS projections are the work of another individual and this is a summation for FanGraphs.

Maybe you could email Carson about where he's going to take his English Composition classes and see if you guys can get a 2-for-1 offer if you take Reading Comprehension, as well, and you guys could save some cash money.
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:29 PM
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The post states literally in the first paragraph that the ZiPS projections are the work of another individual and this is a summation for FanGraphs.

Maybe you could email Carson about where he's going to take his English Composition classes and see if you guys can get a 2-for-1 offer if you take Reading Comprehension, as well, and save some cash money.
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:37 PM
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Gotta love that 0 WAR coming out of the DH spot.
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:40 PM
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The post states literally in the first paragraph that the ZiPS projections are the work of another individual and this is a summation for FanGraphs.

Maybe you could email Carson about where he's going to take his English Composition classes and see if you guys can get a 2-for-1 offer if you take Reading Comprehension, as well, and save some cash money.
Alrightly then, his writing skills are that of a First Grader or did he cut and paste the prose, too? If so, why is this guy wasting everyone's time?

Also, he states that it is hitting stats that were the work of another, but he delves into other topics, too. Those are written like ****.
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