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About MCO'sFan

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  1. I was not saying that Washington shouldn't get or didn't deserve its own team. I am simply disputing the claim that they didn't lose that many fans or that it was due to poor O's teams. I am sure that most of Maryland is still O's territory but MoCo and PG (two of the most populated) are not.
  2. Wow! This alone should cause you to be banned.
  3. I just don't agree with this statement. I know dozens of people who were O's fans who instantly became Nats fans when they moved in. The O's win/loss had nothing to do with it. I am sure that some people left due to the losing but it is a very small number based on my experience and opinion.
  4. The Nats move to DC absolutely hurt the O's tremendously. They took significant corporate sponsorships and luxury box owners away. They virtually lost all of DC, NoVa and most of MoCo and Pg. Losing didn't help but even when the O's had the best record in baseball over a 5 year period, attendance didn't improve to even close to pre-Nats levels.
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    Gulf Coast League

    Thanks for sharing. I coach his brother Christian Jayne (ECU) in the Ripken Summer League. I didn't realize he was in the O's system.
  6. He had a significant labrum tear and repair that took him about three years to come back completely. He was not at full physical capacity with the O's. He is one of the few that have come back from that better than before.
  7. I've been a member since 2014 and just switched over to PayPal. I have gone through periods when I post fairly often and then I don't for a long time. But I visit daily, usually multiple times a day. It's still the best source of O’s news and discussion. I've been through many number of post resets. I think I made it to over 1,000 once before going back to zero. Been through the Tony on active duty era (thank you for your service) sportsguy era and I hung on for the ride that never really came. I gladly pay to keep the site up and running.
  8. Thanks for the clarification. That all makes sense.
  9. I completely agree with this point. Here's what I think is the deciding factors before you consider an intervention. 1. Pain/Health - Are they experiencing abnormal/significant pain during the game or immediately afterwards. 2. Recovery - Are they able to recovery properly within the appropriate time frame. 3. Is their velocity/command on par with their peers. 4. Are they getting guys out. He checks all these boxes. Leave him alone until he doesn't
  10. Without getting into an argument (maybe I don't fully understand what you are trying to convey and I am not talking specifically about Grayson) but, I disagree with this statement. Linear progression down the mound, creates energy from the back side leg. This is critical for both velocity and command. I've been fortunate enough to discuss this a pretty good length with some very high caliber folks. If you are trying to say that not everyone has the same "optimal load" on the back side, then I agree completely. Everyone is different.
  11. I agree. September call up this year. May/June call up next year. You have to give most prospects a year, year and a half before you can expect them to be consistent MLB performers. We can't waint until 2021 to start that process with everyone.
  12. I like how you think. Especially since I rarely watch the games anymore. (Not by choice... I coach JuCo in the spring and in the Call Ripken Summer league so I miss most games).
  13. Ha Ha, I missed that entirely. I thought you were referring to Gunnar!!
  14. I don't know about that... I thought he was pretty bad. He sounded uncomfortable doing color.
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