Jeff Sullivan FanGraphs Chat – 2/12/13

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Jeff made Lookout Landing a thing, but he does not still write there about the Mariners. He does write here, sometimes about the Mariners, but usually not.

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  1. Toasty says:

    Best possible answer. Thank you.

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  2. teddy says:

    Jeff, with the nationals rise to sucess from worst to first in 3 seasons do you other teams in rebuild mode will use their model for success grant it they had 2 can’t miss first overall picks but even without them the nats are still a 90 win team last season.

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    • Pirates Hurdles says:

      The Nats “model” is almost certainly unique. The odds of a team moving to a new stadium with loads of new revenue while also getting B2B generational draft talents at 1-1 is exceedingly rare to happen again. Just be thankful and enjoy winning.

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    • JayT says:

      It could be argued that this is pretty much the same thing the Rays did, getting Longoria, Upton and Price. And before them, the Mariners of the early 90’s. I don’t think the Nationals really did anything too revolutionary. They just drafted well (and got lucky), and signed some strong free agents.

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  3. georgmi says:

    Mariners’ front office inability to make an “impact” trade or free agent acquisition this offseason: Proper valuation of available talent considering the team’s situation, or a long-term problem?

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  4. Tsunamijesus says:

    Little does Jeff know that we’re all going to have the same day. It will be an odd little bit of history, dutifully catalogued in the form of a novel very similar to Stranger Than Fiction

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  5. vivaelpujols says:

    Weaver has the exact same bWAR as fWAR FWIW. Now fWAR has a slightly lower replacement level, but I’m not seeing a lot to think that Weaver is some kind of great DIPS defying.

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  6. Tim says:

    I wish Jeff would tell my body that it’s virtually impossible for a human to gain 35 pounds.

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