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    Yesterday, 03:42 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    A team needs 162 starts in the regular season. What does it matter if 30 of those starts are by one guy who allows 3.5 runs per 9 innings or if 20...
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    Yesterday, 12:00 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    Firstly, and simply, because, as I've stated-like a broken record, that their combined expected performance is likely quite similar to Hamels' at a...
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    Yesterday, 11:04 AM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    :confused: No, I'm not
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    Yesterday, 06:47 AM
    There are, including many by religious organizations, millions of billboards. Why does this one get this kind of attention where others do not? It...
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    Yesterday, 06:38 AM
    Nothing wrong with recognizing that for us to live other organisms must die. If more people took the time to recognize this perhaps we wouldn't be...
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    Yesterday, 05:59 AM
    For all the non-LA teams? Worried isn't exactly the right word, no.
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    Yesterday, 05:58 AM
    Kemp just took his physical. That's the reason the deal hasn't gone through. I'd love, as much as the next guy, for Friedman and Zaidi to continue...
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    Yesterday, 05:50 AM
    I'd hope for $56 million he's a lot better than those guys.
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    Yesterday, 05:47 AM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    Again,what are you talking about? McCarthy and Anderson make starts during the regular season. Maybe it's 20, maybe 30, maybe 40. If they perform...
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    12-16-2014, 10:56 PM
    Kemp was to take his physical today. Deal couldn't have been finalized until now.
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    12-16-2014, 10:55 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    First, they aren't mine and they aren't predictions. Show me a comparable situation:a likely playoff team signing a player to a 1-year deal with...
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    12-16-2014, 10:41 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    Yeah. That's how one evaluates a player acquisition. Compare expected performance to the cost to acquire and factor in team needs. :shrug: ...
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    12-16-2014, 10:34 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    You didn't answer it the first time, and you still haven't answered it. Par for your course.
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    12-16-2014, 10:33 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    :confused: That's exactly this situation. McCarthy and Anderson combining to approximate Cole Hamels' production. What are you talking about? ...
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    12-16-2014, 10:30 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    Not necessarily. The team might not even need a "5th starter" if both McCarthy and Anderson make 30 starts. Yes, there is downside in that a...
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    12-16-2014, 10:23 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    It was, in fact, the same question that I asked previously. Just more explicitly worded requiring less inference on your part. Why do you...
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    12-16-2014, 10:15 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    It's an advantage that the 5th starter wouldn't be making starts when both were healthy, since they're both, presumably, better than the 5th starter....
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    12-16-2014, 10:11 PM
    People overrated him based on only 49 batters faced. Johnny Vander Meer was once incredibly dominant over 54 batters faced, but he wasn't really...
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    12-16-2014, 10:06 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    Then the fault is on you because I've never suggested anything at all like that. No, it was your interpretation that was "so damn simplistic...
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    12-16-2014, 10:04 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    You're not correct. Why would they have to coordinate injuries? They provide the same value if they each make 15 starts in April, May and June as...
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    12-16-2014, 09:58 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    Ok, then answer this new and improved question. If Hamels' being younger and more consistent didn't make him significantly more productive than...
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    12-16-2014, 09:55 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    This is obvious. This is less obvious. Why would only one be compiling innings? What if, say, just for kicks, one started on Monday and the...
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    12-16-2014, 09:54 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    You didn't answer it. Why do you think this season is different than the previous 4?
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    12-16-2014, 09:52 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    Why not? If you can spend $22.5 million on an expected 225 innings of 3.5 runs allowed ball with an upside of 240 innings of 2.75 runs allowed...
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    12-16-2014, 09:49 PM
    I would imagine that the front office headed by Andrew Friedman, former TB GM, would monitor that specific situation.
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    12-16-2014, 09:44 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    This doesn't matter. Why do people think that it does? Making 30 starts between April and September is no different than making 30 starts between...
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    12-16-2014, 09:41 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    And he's almost certainly not going to do that. So, the ability to make 40 starts in a season is an advantage for McCarthy/Anderson as I've said....
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    12-16-2014, 09:38 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    No, you didn't. You stated that Hamels was likely to outperform McCarthy/Anderson by more this season than he has over the past 4 seasons. I...
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    12-16-2014, 09:23 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Dodgers sign Brett Anderson in MLB
    What are you talking about? What does pitching on 3 days rest have to do with anything? They don't 'hypothetically combine to form one player'. ...
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    12-16-2014, 09:16 PM
    filihok replied to a thread Marlins Sign Michael Morse in MLB
    Morse is projected, by Davenport, for 22.6 runs over his 2 seasons. That comes to $.71 million per run. The average (of some, not all) of the...
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