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62 games played thus far this season, and 100 more to go. 

The O's and Royals are tied for worst record in the league at 19-43.

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        TEAM        RECORD  WIN%  GB    
1     Orioles         19-43     .306     ___   
1     Royals          19-43     .306     ___  

 

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1 hour ago, Greg Pappas said:

Our current pace is 49-113... two games better than last year.

They're spoiling us - don't get used to it.  

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22 minutes ago, Ruzious said:

They're spoiling us - don't get used to it.  

Yeah. :) Semi-interesting is that they were also 19-43 after 62 played last year.  

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On 5/20/2019 at 2:45 PM, Spl51 said:

Is there any early favorites to go number 1? I've seen Spencer Torkelson, but apparently he's another 1B type. How does he compare to Vaughn?

I just created a thread that covers the Top Prospects for the 2020 MLB Draft... 

 

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26 minutes ago, Can_of_corn said:

Have to admire the Jays promoting Vlad Jr even if it hurts their chances at the #1 pick.

I admire them even more for not leaving him down at AAA the entire season for service time reasons. 

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3 minutes ago, TINSTAAPP said:

I admire them even more for not leaving him down at AAA the entire season for service time reasons. 

I was joking.  I don't think the Jays are purposefully tanking.

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I don't know how to post nice little tables, but the run differential isn't close. We're at -133. KC is only -68. So they're theoretically much more competitive on a game by game basis. The next worse run differentials to us are Detroit (-113) and then Pittsburgh (-88). Nobody's really close.

https://www.espn.com/mlb/standings/_/sort/gamesbehind/dir/asc/group/overall 

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1 hour ago, LookinUp said:

I don't know how to post nice little tables, but the run differential isn't close. We're at -133. KC is only -68. So they're theoretically much more competitive on a game by game basis. The next worse run differentials to us are Detroit (-113) and then Pittsburgh (-88). Nobody's really close.

https://www.espn.com/mlb/standings/_/sort/gamesbehind/dir/asc/group/overall 

I noticed that as well, but glad you posted it. KC gave us a run for our money in the "race" to the #1 pick last year, and I suspect they and maybe one other team will challenge us for the #1 pick in 2020.

I know some would disagree, but if we're going to be as awful as we are, I hope we get the #1 pick again next year and get as much top-end talent to really assist in the rebuild. 

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On 6/14/2019 at 1:14 PM, Greg Pappas said:

I noticed that as well, but glad you posted it. KC gave us a run for our money in the "race" to the #1 pick last year, and I suspect they and maybe one other team will challenge us for the #1 pick in 2020.

I know some would disagree, but if we're going to be as awful as we are, I hope we get the #1 pick again next year and get as much top-end talent to really assist in the rebuild. 

Well, we could tie for worst and win the tie breaker being worse last year.  Dream big right....right?

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