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    Robo strikezone: Not as simple as you think -- Baseball Prospectus

    Saw on reddit this collection of egregious non strike calls from this year. It’s remarkable how often umpires seem to miss the call when the catcher either gets crossed up or the pitcher misses his spot...
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    Ryan Brasier retweets video mocking Jacob Blake response

    I wonder to what extent ownership has made a calculation that releasing Brasier/Pillar might actually alienate a significant portion of Sox fans (40%?) who tacitly agree with or even applaud what these players are saying. Deplorables like baseball, too.
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    July/August game thread

    I was browsing some all time stats leaderboards and was reminded just how otherworldly Trout is when I noticed he currently owns a career 1.000 OPS, 8th all time.
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    Following Former Red Sox 2020 Edition

    Sadly, if they had just hung onto him maybe he would have been more willing to sign an extension amid all this covid business. Alas, it is what it is. I’d wager the Sox will have got most of his best years.
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    8/13 -- Shot through the Hart

    I’m not really watching this season, but just thought I’d pop in to root for a high draft pick and at least a lux tax reset. And all this with possibly humidor-suppressed offense? Oof.
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    8/9 - Red Sox v. BJ's 23 days until tax reset - Evoo on the mound

    I miss god mode JD from a couple years ago
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    8/8 — 24 days until tax reset

    Hembree gonna Hembree
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    8/7 — 25 days until tax reset

    I’d also really like to know what happened to 10D’s development. I thought he had future batting champ written all over him when he came up and now he just sucks.
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    7/28 vs. Mets: Who are these guys?

    I have fond memories of thinking Benintendi would be a star. Somewhere his development just completely derailed.
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    7/28 vs. Mets: Who are these guys?

    We’re going to be rebuilding for a couple years at least. Let’s not act surprised at the results.
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    Opening day: 3/26/20 . . . ummm 7/24/20

    Is the crowd noise being piped into the park and audible to players, or just on the broadcast?
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    Opening day: 3/26/20 . . . ummm 7/24/20

    Just tuning in. So eerie seeing those empty seats. Nice to see live baseball again though.
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    Gone Brady Gone

    Man, everything sucks right now.
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    Betts/Price to LA for Alex Verdugo, Jeter Downs, and Connor Wong

    I’m happy with this. I’ll admit though I’m already seriously pining for Betts and hope the Sox make an aggressive offer next offseason. Maybe he’ll have a down year in the NL west and his value will fall a bit.
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    Betts/Price to LA for Verdugo/Jeter Downs/TBA

    This is exactly where I’m at. I was bummed about losing Mookie but thought we were getting some promising pieces in return. I’ve totally soured on the deal now and hope they just kill it. Is there any way they can get under the cap while holding Mookie until the deadline?