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  1. From the bottom half of the draft? Those guys are all first-rounders.

    Comment by ecp — June 26, 2012 @ 10:32 am

  2. The formula for NERD is broken. There’s no way Bronson Arroyo is worthy of a 4 NERD score.

    Comment by Bro — June 26, 2012 @ 10:35 am

  3. The leg kick is worthy of bonus points.

    Comment by Evan — June 26, 2012 @ 11:02 am

  4. By the way, the Pitcher NERD on the Scoreboard page is broken – they look like old numbers?

    http://www.fangraphs.com/livescoreboard.aspx?date=2012-06-26

    Comment by Aaron (UK) — June 26, 2012 @ 11:03 am

  5. Can you update the Team NERD table? A lot has happened since April. Like, for example, I’d like to see the backstory on how MIL is 2 points NERDier than CIN.

    Comment by Big Nerd — June 26, 2012 @ 11:08 am

  6. Indeed. As you say. Edited duly.

    Comment by Carson Cistulli — June 26, 2012 @ 11:17 am

  7. OMG A TYPO, i must report it before i even re-read the sentence to make sure it’s a typo

    for reference, here’s the sentence you mean: “whereas yesterday we looked at picks from the top half of the first round, today we look at picks from the bottom half.”

    Comment by juan pierres mustache — June 26, 2012 @ 11:23 am

  8. and that’s because he already edited it, i suppose. apologies!

    Comment by juan pierres mustache — June 26, 2012 @ 11:25 am

  9. Rizzo starting at first tonight in an otherwise snooze fest of a game in NYM at CHN

    Comment by 81 — June 26, 2012 @ 12:00 pm

  10. The MLBTV free game is Dodgers-Giants. Kershaw!!

    Comment by Nate — June 26, 2012 @ 1:11 pm

  11. Kershaw vs Vogelson, a rivalry game between a hot team and not so hot team (or maybe just a team finally playing MLB quality teams) is rated lower than ATL vs ARZ? I’m a Braves fan, and HUDSON VS HUDSON has me intrigued, but come on now.

    Comment by Antonio Bananas — June 26, 2012 @ 1:50 pm

  12. bad pitchers get high scores too. Home runs are intriguing aren’t they? To soomeone who is just watching the game to pass time or watch some baseball, as much as a real fan should be fine with long ABs and little baserunners, unless there is a truly dominant performance, the utter failure is more watchable.

    Comment by Daniel — June 26, 2012 @ 2:14 pm

  13. he meant the bottom half of the first round, i.e. picks 16-30.

    Comment by some guy — June 26, 2012 @ 3:29 pm

  14. Dodgers swept both the Nationals and the Cardinals, for your information. They were just swept by the A’s. It’s more a case of a team of minor leaguers and utilitymen finally playing like a team of minor leaguers and utilitymen.

    And the possibility of something like this happening should give every games Kershaw pitches a NERD score of 10 automatically.

    Comment by Bip — June 27, 2012 @ 1:40 am

  15. By the way, the word “this” in the second paragraph is a link to this but the comment html apparently does nothing to distinguish links.

    Comment by Bip — June 27, 2012 @ 1:41 am

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