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by RonCo
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: League Chatter
Topic: 2036, Sim #17 Chatter
Replies: 20
Views: 111

Re: 2036, Sim #17 Chatter

GM McDonald Gets Boot in Brooklyn Jody McDonald has always been known as a baseball personality who doesn't shy away from making his feelings known. The same can be said following his firing today as the general manager of the Brooklyn Robins. "I don't agree with this decision at all. I think the R...
by RonCo
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: League Chatter
Topic: 2036, Sim #17 Chatter
Replies: 20
Views: 111

Re: 2036, Sim #17 Chatter

Well, that could have gone better...but all that matters, I guess was that we did better than Omaha. :)
by RonCo
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: League Chatter
Topic: Increasing Salary Cap?
Replies: 5
Views: 68

Re: Increasing Salary Cap?

I think the general opinion of our conversations to date is that the main thing that would do is help teams at the top of the cycle.
by RonCo
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Yellow Springs Nine
Topic: 9-News: 36.061 – Manning Blasts FL All-Star Management
Replies: 0
Views: 11

9-News: 36.061 – Manning Blasts FL All-Star Management

“It was bullshit,” Miki Manning said, coming to the defense of her husband after he was selected to the FL All-Star team, but appeared only as a late inning pinch hitter, grounding into a 5-4 fielder’s choice and then getting thrown out stealing. “You’ve got Claudio Defazio at DH, and you sit Lucas ...
by RonCo
Sun Oct 21, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Yellow Springs Nine
Topic: 9-News: 26.060 – YS9 Wins Lucky 11
Replies: 0
Views: 6

9-News: 26.060 – YS9 Wins Lucky 11

LaLoosh Makes Wolf and Hassenpfeffer Stew After a tough opening, the Yellow Springs Nine are hitting on all cylinders, and it’s ace is looking…um…acely. The Nine, leveraging a nice little home stint have now won 11 games in a row, and are 16-1 in July. Yes. 16 wins against only a single loss. The b...
by RonCo
Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Madison Wolves
Topic: That's What Cheesehead: 36.36 - Blame it on the O
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: That's What Cheesehead: 36.36 - Blame it on the O

Among the problems with worshipping at the altar of movement is that every problem begins to look like a movement problem.
by RonCo
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Omaha Hawks
Topic: Could Clulow return to pitch in post-season bullpen?(36.6)
Replies: 1
Views: 21

Re: Could Clulow return to pitch in post-season bullpen?(36.6)

Interesting storyline, for sure if you're a Hawks fan.
by RonCo
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: League Chatter
Topic: 2036, Sim #16 Chatter
Replies: 19
Views: 134

Re: 2036, Sim #16 Chatter

There are a few interesting pitching BABIP numbers going down this year.
by RonCo
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: League Chatter
Topic: 2036, Sim #16 Chatter
Replies: 19
Views: 134

Re: 2036, Sim #16 Chatter

This month is going well.

Newsflash: LaLoosh is very good.
by RonCo
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: League Polls
Topic: Will Yellow Springs catch Omaha?
Replies: 14
Views: 106

Re: Will Yellow Springs catch Omaha?

By stats plus and our email, we are now tied.
by RonCo
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: League Polls
Topic: Will Yellow Springs catch Omaha?
Replies: 14
Views: 106

Re: Will Yellow Springs catch Omaha?

I guess the answer was yes.
by RonCo
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Brooklyn Robins
Topic: 2036.10 The Ultimate Rebuild: Preface
Replies: 4
Views: 28

Re: 2036.10 The Ultimate Rebuild: Preface

Another thing I love about this while I'm thinking about it...as competitive GM's we often forget that this game is about having fun. :)
by RonCo
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Brooklyn Robins
Topic: 2036.12 The Ultimate Rebuild: Finding Use in the Useless
Replies: 4
Views: 22

Re: 2036.12 The Ultimate Rebuild: Finding Use in the Useless

The veteran concept is probably good when gently applied. I do still pay attention to leadership and captains, regardless of age.
by RonCo
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Brooklyn Robins
Topic: 2036.12 The Ultimate Rebuild: Finding Use in the Useless
Replies: 4
Views: 22

Re: 2036.12 The Ultimate Rebuild: Finding Use in the Useless

This is very close to my own general approach to managing things, but done at much better detail. Love this.
by RonCo
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Yellow Springs Nine
Topic: 9-News: 36.059 – Stone Say Snub’s S’nothing
Replies: 0
Views: 9

9-News: 36.059 – Stone Say Snub’s S’nothing

Responds to Snub, Breaks Out 3-Hit Games While Yellow Springs catcher Aaron Stone is saying all the right things to the public, friends of the right-handed slugger are saying that inside he’s upset about being left off the All-Star team for the first time in three seasons. “I was hurt for a lot of ...
by RonCo
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: League Polls
Topic: Biggest Surprise of 2036:
Replies: 9
Views: 84

Biggest Surprise of 2036:

So, with the season edging toward the 100 game mark, it's time to look at a couple interesting teams--Nashville, San Antonio, and poise were all projected to be really pretty super-bad. Instead, they're all hovering around .500. The question: which is the biggest surprise?
by RonCo
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Yellow Springs Nine
Topic: 9-News: 36.058 – Will Ginn Stick This Time?
Replies: 2
Views: 22

9-News: 36.058 – Will Ginn Stick This Time?

Youthful outfielder John Ginn came to the Nine last season is a three-way deal with Louisville and Des Moines, but he never really got comfortable. A brief stint on the opening day roster concluded when it became obvious the 22-year-old wasn’t hitting. A few injuries later, the kid was brought up th...

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