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Standings '21.

Posted By: BaseBawl

Standings '21. - 26/04/2021 05:59

We're in a three way tie for sixth worst record. Top ten pick sounds good, but Warehouse. It's much more comfortable to be top 5. I'll update periodically, as we get deeper into The Race.

Ben McDonald watches a lot of SEC baseball. He watched last year's pick, the invisible man, for his whole college career. He's all in on that pick. Thinks Hjerjistan is the real deal and then some.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 26/04/2021 23:58

I hope he's right. We could have had a top pitching prospect.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 09/05/2021 07:17

We're tied for 8th worst right now. With the pitching collapsing almost every night, and a bunch of Mendozas, I feel we can suck a lot worse.
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 09/05/2021 17:47

Mets strong pitching and the the Yankees.We mite be way down a week or so from now.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 09/05/2021 17:49

WifeBawl's Tigers are running away with it again.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 09/05/2021 17:50

Any other good news?
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 09/05/2021 18:19

uh....uh...
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 15/05/2021 13:39

Tied with Pittsburgh for the 4th worst record. That's Machado territory.
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 15/05/2021 21:38

I have the feeling that the O's w/thwart all of that before the season's over. They w/start bring people up.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 15/05/2021 21:40

Not sure any of the close guys can substantially help in the standings. Maybe some bullpen guys.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 21/05/2021 09:50

Now tied with Tigers at third worst. That's a good pick either way it falls.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 21/05/2021 13:27

looks like a lot of good prospects for 22
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 21/05/2021 20:11

4 of the top ten ranked kids are pitchers. 2 of the top 5 are Vandy pitchers. They must pay REALLY well to attract that kind of talent.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 22/05/2021 20:01

All alone for third pick.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 23/05/2021 09:29

Half a game from first pick. Two teams to catch.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 24/05/2021 12:07

Tied for first pick. With Minny, who is our next series. If we roll over, the implications are huge. We could draft a monster, without covid. With the top pick, your second pick is only one slot lower than the first pick of the World Series winner. I drool. If you're gonna suck, roll over and play dead.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 25/05/2021 11:08

We did it. Worst record in baseball. In no particular order, we suck at situational hitting, base running, starting pitching and relief. We can run the table on sucking and get the coveted number one pick.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 10/06/2021 11:20

Arizona has a 3 game lead on us for worst record. But we have Harvey and now Scolerer whatever.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 10/06/2021 11:51

We can still get a stud college pitcher with the second pick.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 10/06/2021 12:23

Suppose so. We can get one at number 5 next month too. No Heston, thanks.
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 10/06/2021 14:42

I'd think we can get a good pitcher this draft.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 10/06/2021 15:40

I hope so. Can't win without good pitching.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 24/06/2021 00:47

We have a good lead in the AL. I think 3.5 games. Arizona has the overall title. They're barely winning a quarter of their games. Second pick is good.
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 24/06/2021 02:14

As long as he doesn't have some strange condition.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 02/07/2021 09:11

We're only 14.5 games behind the Yankees for 4th place, in spite of having the second worst record in all baseball. Maybe the Dodgers will have a sale on their ass rape pitcher. He'd be an upgrade, and we'd be back in the headlines.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 02/07/2021 12:25

Maybe Bauer will get work release. Still don't want him.

I predicted 68 wins. Don't think they are going to make it.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 02/07/2021 16:48

Ol' Ass Rape is going to make for some fascinating bobbleheads in opposing ballparks.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 03/07/2021 00:21

Harvey to the DL and Hyde say's Lakins Jr. has a 'significant' elbow injury.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 03/07/2021 00:24

Harvey's a wasted draft pick, and a wasted roster position.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 08/08/2021 09:35

Originally Posted by BaseBawl
We have a good lead in the AL. I think 3.5 games. Arizona has the overall title. They're barely winning a quarter of their games. Second pick is good.


Texas is only one game ahead of us for worst in the AL. It would suck to get overtaken for a couple of measly wins. A Hargrove standard.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 19/08/2021 04:34

We caught Arizona for worst record. It took a 14 game losing streak to do it, but we did.
Posted By: Bill

Re: Standings '21. - 19/08/2021 07:06

Originally Posted by BaseBawl
We caught Arizona for worst record. It took a 14 game losing streak to do it, but we did.


Something with a silver lighting
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 23/08/2021 11:26

3 game lead for 1st pick.
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 23/08/2021 13:22

W/the schedule they have, I think 1st pick is a real possibility. He can't show it of course, but Elias is probably salivating.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 28/08/2021 08:23

Two and a half game lead.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 30/08/2021 12:52


Originally Posted by BaseBawl
Two and a half game lead.


But our run differential is about 50 games worse. We suck with an exclamation point.
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 30/08/2021 18:10

But our farm sysyem doesn't, and that's the thing.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 02/09/2021 12:41

2.5 game lead. The statistical probability of falling below second pick is virtually non-existent. It's not mathematically certain yet, but it would be an incredible event. Like rain in California.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 02/09/2021 14:33

My biggest concern is keeping the skankers out of the playoffs. We need to win at least two of three this weekend. Cole is not scheduled to pitch in this series. Go O's.
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 02/09/2021 15:12

He hasn't pitched against us in recent series either, and they've murdered us.GOD, I hate losing to them!

But O's starters have definitely improved. It's the bullpen that truly, absolutely and completely sucks.They need at least two more good arms out there next year. They have the money to sign a couple. DO IT!
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 02/09/2021 16:15

Baumann might be one.
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 02/09/2021 16:25

I see him as a starter, not a bullpen guy. Don't you?
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 02/09/2021 18:58

Oh. Bullpen. Random. Same mutts could be competent next year.
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 02/09/2021 22:47

I think Baumann starts in Balto. if he's healthy Rodriguez probably comes up a bit later after a fling at Norfolk. Of course he and Rutch could be here from the start, too.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 02/09/2021 23:21

Grayrod's a baby. I think they bring him a step at a time. God help them if they blow him up too, after Hall's debacle.
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 03/09/2021 16:12

I don't see how they're to blame for Hall. He threw only about 32 innings. Suck luck.

Frankly, I wish they'd send E-Rod to Norfolk for 2-3 starts and then shut him own.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 09/09/2021 00:10

Our lead's only 1.5 games. Tonight looks like it'll help.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 09/09/2021 00:47

I like our chances.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 09/09/2021 02:25

Incredible. Unbelievable.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 09/09/2021 02:36

Wells is coming in to try and stop the madness.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 09/09/2021 02:39

I believe in miracles. Crazy ass end to the game.
Posted By: Wadester

Re: Standings '21. - 09/09/2021 02:55

LOL.....We might be the only two still watching to witness the comeback. Tate sucks and yet again Hyde uses him where he sucks the worst.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 09/09/2021 10:57

Now only a one game lead over Arizona. I hate to lose the number one pick, but picking second isn't so bad.
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 10/09/2021 02:56

...unless the heart craps out.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 10/09/2021 09:59

Good country song there.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 14/09/2021 05:09

We have a one game lead. Nobody will catch our group of two, which is like the marathoners who come in after the motorcycles.

Likewise, whichever teams in whichever order make the wildcard, they'll be AL East teams. We'll need to get hella better to be competitive. Following Houston's model, we'll need Morton, Verlander and Cole. And probably Kate Upton.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 14/09/2021 12:31

The Orioles have the worst ERA in the majors at 5.93, the worst WHIP at 1.49 and the worst average against at .272. The 815 earned runs allowed are 100 more than the Diamondbacks. The 227 home runs also are the most.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 14/09/2021 12:39

I never followed it up, but Wifebawl read something the other week that said we have the worst ERA in baseball since 1900.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 28/09/2021 07:52

Deadlocked with 6 games left. We might have the wives pitching this week, so I like our chances. Pittsburg and Texas are mathematically eliminated.

From the opening post, third week in April, "We're in a three way tie for sixth worst record." Looking at first or second pick now. So we've come a long way in this race. As I said since 0-21, if you're gonna suck, go to the bottom. There's no glory in finishing 15th.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 30/09/2021 10:49

Arizona has a one game lead on us. Lose, we must.
Posted By: mikezpen

Re: Standings '21. - 30/09/2021 11:42

Az plays Rockies final 3. Rockies are 73-85. D-backs have chance to win a couple there.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 30/09/2021 15:46

Godspeed to them.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 30/09/2021 15:51

Good luck to the Jays, Red Sox and Brewers.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 03/10/2021 11:28

The tiebreaker is the '20 record. We were one win higher than AZ, so they win it. We're mathematically eliminated. Second pick.

The wildcard nonsense would make your brain bleed if you had a team in it. There are 4 AL teams live today.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 03/10/2021 13:20

As long as one of them isn't that azzhole team and their spoiled fans, I'm happy.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 03/10/2021 13:24

From Roch's blog.

Arizona won last night. If the Diamondbacks beat Colorado today and the Orioles lose, both clubs would finish 52-110 and the Orioles would win the tiebreaker and get the No. 1 pick in the draft next July. The tiebreaker would be worse record the previous year and both tied at 25-35 in 2020, but the O’s had the worse record in 2019.
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 03/10/2021 14:06

Huh. I think I looked at the wrong year records.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 03/10/2021 15:54

We have a chance.
Posted By: carolina

Re: Standings '21. - 03/10/2021 16:37

Arizona is throwing the game. Check out their starter.

https://www.mlb.com/player/humberto-mejia-650668
Posted By: BaseBawl

Re: Standings '21. - 03/10/2021 18:33

Makes Zimmerman look like the missing Niekro brother. Zimm.
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