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About Phantom

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  1. Expansion/Realignment

    The quality and size of the player pool has been increasing since the last expansion due to the overseas expansion of the game so two more teams wouldn't really be much of a hit to the product quality when compared to a decade or two ago.
  2. Tell me again why we didn't claim Verlander

    I don't know too much about the Blue Jays ownership, but from afar it seems like they are less meddling than Angelos.
  3. Expansion/Realignment

    I'd rather go to eight divisions 4 teams per a la the NFL.
  4. Tell me again why we didn't claim Verlander

    Sure. And then he tried to parlay some moderate success into a real job with a better ownership structure.
  5. I was out of the country for a lot of the second half, so I found this an especially interesting read: https://www.fangraphs.com/fantasy/kevin-gausmans-very-bad-but-actually-very-good-season/
  6. So the smart people who created PECOTA are not so dumb, huh?
  7. Go Get Tommy Hunter

    His stats lean more towards "small sample size blip" than "legit lasting turnaround".
  8. Go Get Tommy Hunter

  9. Why do you think it's psychological and not physical?
  10. Buck is the best thing to happen to this team in 20 years.
  11. Anyone else open to the idea of extending Manny?

    If we don't sign Manny, does that 35-50 million per year go back into the team or disappear?
  12. Anyone else open to the idea of extending Manny?

    I have no idea what we should do with Manny because I have no idea what our financial limits are.