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    2018: The Year Of The Venezuelan Trout







    Everyone knows the stats by now.

    Ronald's AAA numbers at age 19 were better than Mike Trout's AA numbers at the same age.

    Then Ronald went on to win the AFL MVP after hitting .325 with 7 HR. The youngest winner ever.



    EL ABUSADOR!!!!

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    He's going to win ROY and MVP this year.

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    Remember our bet?
    I think he (Teheran) finishes with a FIP ~3.3. -CrazyTrain 3/25/2019

    Gausman had a bad walk ratio for us -CrazyTrain 11/20/2018
    BB/9 with Braves: 2.72

    Fried, Newk and a couple other guys for Bumgarner and give him a pay day for 6ish years -CrazyTrain 10/15/18

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enscheff View Post
    Remember our bet?
    Lol no. I have a lot on my plate IRL and forgot about it. What was it?

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    Here you go...

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    I will bet you that he has a 30/30 year, though. Trout did it as a rookie.

    Is that something in which you'd be interested?
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    Yes. Deal.

    If he doesn't post 30+ HRs and 30+ SBs at the MLB level next year, you're gone.

    If he equals or beats both those marks, I'm gone.
    I think he (Teheran) finishes with a FIP ~3.3. -CrazyTrain 3/25/2019

    Gausman had a bad walk ratio for us -CrazyTrain 11/20/2018
    BB/9 with Braves: 2.72

    Fried, Newk and a couple other guys for Bumgarner and give him a pay day for 6ish years -CrazyTrain 10/15/18

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enscheff View Post
    Here you go...
    Thanks.

    If I win, I don't want you gone, though. You crack me up and provide good insight.

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    Where have you been.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bravesfanMatt View Post
    Where have you been.
    I'm in college and just generally take some time off following baseball in the winter, anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJ24 View Post
    Thanks.

    If I win, I don't want you gone, though. You crack me up and provide good insight.
    Then let's change the stakes to donating to a charity of the winner's choice. You can pick the amount.

    These bets with other people have already provided a nice boost to my old high school's athletic department budget, so I'd like to keep it going. As a bonus, I personally match any donations made.
    I think he (Teheran) finishes with a FIP ~3.3. -CrazyTrain 3/25/2019

    Gausman had a bad walk ratio for us -CrazyTrain 11/20/2018
    BB/9 with Braves: 2.72

    Fried, Newk and a couple other guys for Bumgarner and give him a pay day for 6ish years -CrazyTrain 10/15/18

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enscheff View Post
    Then let's change the stakes to donating to a charity of the winner's choice. You can pick the amount.

    These bets with other people have already provided a nice boost to my old high school's athletic department budget, so I'd like to keep it going. As a bonus, I personally match any donations made.
    This is a good idea
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    When a reporter mentioned that Moylan's 17-year-old daughter is just three years younger than Braves top prospect Ronald Acuna, the reliever smiled and said, "Yeah, they'll probably never meet."
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    if he's only trout i'll be disappointed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SJ24 View Post
    Thanks.

    If I win, I don't want you gone, though. You crack me up and provide good insight.
    30/30 is a high bar, but I like your moxie. Somebody, some day will make a splash as a rookie like Trout did. Actually predicting such from a specific player, no matter how good, is statistically not wise, but it'd sure be nice. 30/30 as a rookie (with at least two weeks in the minors, assuming AA is as smart as we think) is really far out there.

    I can't say I actually expect it, but I will admit to being a little disappointed if he isn't better than a two WAR player this year.

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    8-19. .421 average. .476 OBP. 1.055 OPS. 1 HR. 4 RBI. 2 SB.



    LET RONALD WEAR HIS HAT SIDEWAYS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJ24 View Post



    8-19. .421 average. .476 OBP. 1.055 OPS. 1 HR. 4 RBI. 2 SB.



    LET RONALD WEAR HIS HAT SIDEWAYS.
    So....

    How much money for charity is our bet?

    After the game today you should be feeling pretty confident. Let's make it $100?
    I think he (Teheran) finishes with a FIP ~3.3. -CrazyTrain 3/25/2019

    Gausman had a bad walk ratio for us -CrazyTrain 11/20/2018
    BB/9 with Braves: 2.72

    Fried, Newk and a couple other guys for Bumgarner and give him a pay day for 6ish years -CrazyTrain 10/15/18

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enscheff View Post
    So....

    How much money for charity is our bet?

    After the game today you should be feeling pretty confident. Let's make it $100?
    I do not have enough money to make any financial bets. I am a college student scraping by. I was fine making the initial ban bet- if he doesn't have a 30/30 year, I'm gone.

    I just don't want you banned when Ronald does the unthinkable. The unimaginable. You are too valuable to the board and your skepticism is warranted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJ24 View Post
    I do not have enough money to make any financial bets.. I am a college student scraping by. I was fine making the initial ban bet- if he doesn't have a 30/30 year, I'm gone.

    I just don't want you banned when Ronald does the unthinkable. The unimaginable. You are too valuable to the board and your skepticism is warranted.
    Maybe @thethe will stake you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SJ24 View Post
    I do not have enough money to make any financial bets. I am a college student scraping by. I was fine making the initial ban bet- if he doesn't have a 30/30 year, I'm gone.

    I just don't want you banned when Ronald does the unthinkable. The unimaginable. You are too valuable to the board and your skepticism is warranted.
    Stakes must be equal. Guess we switch to a sig bet.
    I think he (Teheran) finishes with a FIP ~3.3. -CrazyTrain 3/25/2019

    Gausman had a bad walk ratio for us -CrazyTrain 11/20/2018
    BB/9 with Braves: 2.72

    Fried, Newk and a couple other guys for Bumgarner and give him a pay day for 6ish years -CrazyTrain 10/15/18

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJ24 View Post
    I do not have enough money to make any financial bets. I am a college student scraping by. I was fine making the initial ban bet- if he doesn't have a 30/30 year, I'm gone.

    I just don't want you banned when Ronald does the unthinkable. The unimaginable. You are too valuable to the board and your skepticism is warranted.
    Just do a sig or avi bet, neither of yall should leave.

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    I love Acuna's potential, but man, just like I said a .300 BA this season when he comes is overboard, 30/30 is also overboard.

    It's not that he can't possibly do both in the future, but as a 20 year old rookie, yeah I'll be having crow if we see that happen. 20/20 is more realistic.
    Aggression with prospects is fine, but being stupid is not. There should be a way to find a happy medium between a Pirates like idea of being overly cautious with prospects and going stupidly fast with prospects.

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