Re: Red Sox and Braves "Why pitching wins"
posted at 10/1/2011 11:44 AM EDT
In Response to Re: Red Sox and Braves "Why pitching wins"
[QUOTE]Softone just said if Theo is retained, he'll come down on him 10 times harder than he did w/Wake. So, there's UR answer.
Posted by harness[/QUOTE]
He blames Theo for constucting this team in one breath, but then chastizes TB for "backing into the playoffs" due to the Sox collapse.
If he expected the Sox to win over 94 games, it means he thought we had a good team on paper (making Theo not as bad as he has said).
If he expected the Sox to have less than 94 wins, then that backs up his position that Theo built a bad team on paper, but then it goes against his position that TB would "go away" by winning 90-92 games.
He's trying to have it both ways.
He's got excuses for everything:
TB won 91 games, because the Yanks tanked (like that never happens at the end of the year when teams have clinched).
SD got Kelly and Rizzo not Jake and Jed, but softy was still "right", because he just blamed the SD GM for not pushing hard enough hard enough to get who he thought they could have and should have gotten.
I projected 90-92 wins for TB and a lower than normal WC win total this year, yet softy wants you guys to believe he was right in projecting 87-89 Tb wins and a 94+ win WC team.
I projected Kelly, Rizzo and Bowden to SD for AGon last year... way before softy claimed AGon was a 50-50 chance of being traded at all. I was off by one player. I also projected that AGon would sign in early April. Softy said AGon was a 50-50 chance to be dealt last winter. He said the Sox would trade jake and jed for him if a deal happened, and he said AGon would test free agency. When all was said and done, he still claims he was right and I was wrong.
You can see why I call him a clown. He says that is "bullying", but to me, I am being kind by calling him that.