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#421 BSLChrisStoner

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Posted 04 August 2017 - 05:47 PM

CBS Sports: MLB Power Rankings: Dodgers on pace to match the 1927 Murderers' Row Yankees
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Posted 06 August 2017 - 08:54 AM

Sports on Earth: 10 Most Improved MLB Players in 2017
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Posted 08 August 2017 - 09:59 AM

CBS Sports: Keri the 10: Cleveland finally rocks, Shark attack, Honeywell watch, more MLB notes
https://www.cbssport...more-mlb-notes/

 

CBS Sports: 2017 AL Cy Young Favorites: Chris Sale the front-runner, but who else has a chance?
https://www.cbssport...e-has-a-chance/

 

CBS Sports: AL MVP Watch: Looks like a two-man race between Yankees' Judge and Astros' Altuve
https://www.cbssport...-astros-altuve/

 

CBS Sports: 2017 NL Cy Young Favorites: Can Dodgers' Kershaw make it back in time to win?
https://www.cbssport...in-time-to-win/

 

CBS Sports: NL MVP Watch: Can Arenado or Goldschmidt hold off a pair of Nationals players?
https://www.cbssport...ionals-players/



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Posted 09 August 2017 - 04:18 PM

SI: Dominant Teams Have Made the MLB Playoff Race Super Boring



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Posted 09 August 2017 - 05:10 PM

Nick Markakis quietly notched his 2,000th hit over the weekend. (Couldn't fit it into the news cycle with the riveting Kaepernick saga and whatever Lavar Ball said this time going on).

 

Anyway, ESPN the mag has a nice breakdown of players chances of getting to 3,000 with Beltre just becoming the 31st. Using some Bill James odds considering age and projections, Pujols (37) is next and will probably do it early next year, about 80 hits to go. 97% chance. 

Gives Carlos Beltran (40) a 20% chance as he is about 300 shy. Miggy (34) is less than 400 shy, 97% chance. Robbie Cano (34) is less than 700 shy, 74% chance. Matt Holliday (37) Jose Reyes (34) Victor Martinez (38) all around 950ish away, have 0% chance.

 

Kakes (33) is given a 35% chance to make it to 3,000. 

 

Among the rising stars, Altuve (27) sits around 1,200 hits and is 44% to get to 3,000. Trout (26) just passed 1,000 and is 27%. Manny (25, ESPN listed as 23 though) has slightly more than 800 and is 23% to make it 3,000. Harper wasn't listed but will be in the same boat as Manny, likely starts next year with a little more than 800 hits while 25 y/o. 

 

So Trout is basically 3-1 to make it to 3,000 hits, seems like a lock if there ever was one. 

 

I crap on ESPNs TV programming and what they call "news" a lot, but magazine is always a good read. Great article in this one about Vlad Guerrero Jr. and his pops.

 

Something I didn't realize. Players with the most seasons hitting .300 with 25+ HRs

 

14 - Babe Ruth, Ted Williams

13- Hank Aaron

12 - Vlad Guerrero

11 - Lou Gehrig, Barry Bonds*, Manny Ramirez*

 

Pretty damn impressive.


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Posted 09 August 2017 - 06:59 PM

So how many non roid users are in the HOF that got 3000 hits?

If Markakis has a 35% chance of making the HOF something is loopy

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Posted 10 August 2017 - 07:07 AM

CBS Sports: MLB Power Rankings: Red Sox and Yankees moving in opposite directions
https://www.cbssport...ite-directions/



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Posted 11 August 2017 - 06:46 AM

Sports on Earth: 12 Biggest Late-Season X-Factors
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Posted 12 August 2017 - 02:37 PM

Sports on Earth: 32 Big MLB Competitions, Ranked
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Posted 19 August 2017 - 07:49 AM

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Sports on Earth: NL Playoff Race Is Getting Wild
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