FanGraphs Chat – 6/6/12




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Dave is a co-founder of USSMariner.com and contributes to the Wall Street Journal.


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  1. Dennis says:

    Any chance the M’s convert Wilhelmsen to a starter? Should they?

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  2. Nate says:

    Biggest LOL of the day goes to the Harold Reynolds “Comp Calculator!!”
    I need more of that stuff.

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  3. John Stamos says:

    Who is Tyler Austin?

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  4. jigsawbolander says:

    Another player comp that drives me nuts…any somewhat athletic/toolsy high school SS from Miami = A-Rod.

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  5. Marver says:

    Dave,

    The time value of money applies to people, as well as teams. No reason to believe that the delta of the Pirates’s time value of money compared to those two individuals (Appel/Boras) is > 0. Depending on the marginal utility of those dollars, actually, the Pirates may have leverage in the time-value discussion.

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  6. Ben Hall says:

    This is a nitpick, but in regards to HR/FB% and that no player puts up over 25% with any consistency: Ryan Howard was 35%, 39%, 31% and 31% for three and a half years. Easy to see how he became over-rated.

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