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MDtransplant757 last won the day on January 25 2018

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About MDtransplant757

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  • Birthday 8/15/1998

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    AAA Norfolk (Virginia Beach, actually) aka the US Navy's right armpit
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    The O's, music, video games.
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    Independent business owner
  • Favorite Current Oriole
    Adam Jones. #StayHungry.
  • Favorite All Time Oriole
    Cal Ripken Jr.

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  1. And that number will rise for us. Pretty stoked about that.
  2. Did you post that comment on the fangraphs article too? Reddit is a lynch mob sometimes, which is dumb.
  3. They shouldn't, but like most stats sites, they're tools. I like the top 100 in terms of draft, gives us an idea along with Fangraphs who the orioles might draft and whose in the wheelhouse.
  4. So far, only the top 10 RHP's according to pipeline have been released, with most of the lists being out by mid february. Grayson Rodriguez is at number 10 right now on the top 10 RHP's list, behind Casey Mize (Detroit), Nate Pearson (Jays), Forrest Whitley (Astros), Michael Kopech (White sox), Sixto Sanchez (Marlins), Dustin May (Dodgers), Matt Manning (tigers), Luis Patino (Padres) and Spencer Howard (Phillies). Grayson grades out overall as a 55, but that could potentially go up as he advances through the minors. I like pipeline as it doesn't hurt to have different opinions on prospects and the presentation and ease of use of the website helps out too. http://m.mlb.com/prospects/2020/?list=rhp
  5. Elias was running the minors and Mejdal was running the numbers department. Elias was quoted saying that he had no involvement early on in the investigation, meaning he probably told the investigation the same thing. I see no reason to not believe him here.
  6. Reddit is ok. All depends on the subreddit. Just avoid anything political, gaming or anything related to social issues and you'll be fine. Twitter is the place where mutants and opinions go to die.
  7. It will be interesting to see if it does escalate. I don't think it will happen either, but it could be interesting to see if any of them will try and drag down other teams with them. Fiers I think won't have an issue because it would be insanely obvious as to why he's not getting a contract. He'd get $ in suing the league, something Kapernick did and got a ton of compensation for. I'm not saying it's to excuse their behavior. I'm saying is that if they can prove other teams were cheating as well, does MLB pivot and go after other clubs for sign stealing?
  8. The astros put up 8 runs on them each, I think. Might not be death, but that's pretty close.
  9. True. My main question that I probably worded poorly was what if Houston and Boston have dirt on other teams and can prove they used tech as well to steal signs and potentially other nefarious things
  10. If he drops, we could get him. If not, then I'd be pretty happy to see who drops and who the O's get.
  11. Yu Darvish in game 7 and Clayton Kershaw in game 5 would like to have a word with you.
  12. My thing is with all this is what happens next? Will there be a league wide investigation because the Astros and presumably boston are going to be saying "Other teams are doing it?" How can they prove that and how will major league baseball respond if it's a league wide issue?
  13. I thought this thread was from 2018ish. Kinda shocked it wasn't. There's a reason we traded him...….dude sucks and he's SHOT. Look, I'm into torturing myself and watching/actively following this team at the ML Level for the next few years but watching Grizzly Adams throw 92 MPH meatballs like an angry Italian has the appeal of watching someone slash your tires on repeat. Pass.
  14. I like the move. Shores up SS for the next two years and he's not going to be blocking anyone of importance.
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