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Old 02-15-2013, 11:44 AM
TheOldRoman TheOldRoman is offline
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
Holy ****, you don't understand this stuff at all, do you? How many times does it need to be reminded that the team projections they publish represent only the tiniest fraction of work they do?
That's what I said.

Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
Anyone who understands this stuff concentrates on their INDIVIDUAL PLAYER assessments and projections, which is far more reliable and useful.THAT'S why BP is so well read and respected amongst the professional baseball community.
Right. I said this is not their specialty, what gained them notoriety.

Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
Again, just like a news show broadcasting a joke segment on April Fool's Day... Everyone knows that segment is "just for kicks" for a special day, but it doesn't add or take away from their integrity the rest of the year.
Bad analogy. They have credibility in another area, but they jeopardize it by doing something (rather poorly) in another area. This is compounded by them saying "don't take them seriously" when they are wrong, but then getting REALLY SNARKY and rubbing it in when they are correct, like in 2007 when they predicted the Sox would be bad but had all the reasons completely wrong.
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