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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #125: February 26, 2019, 01:22:41 PM »
Do people really subscribe to online newspapers?

1 million online-only subscribers for the post, 1.25 million for WSJ, 2.5 million for NY Times.

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #126: February 26, 2019, 01:48:18 PM »
capital weather gang is worth the cost of a WP subscription

Or a private browser tab

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #127: February 26, 2019, 01:48:53 PM »
Do people really subscribe to online newspapers?

I subscribe to the economist for online content, use to subscribe to WSJ

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #128: February 26, 2019, 03:27:14 PM »
I don't know if Davey is a good manager.  I expect him to be better in Year 2 than in Year 1 at the least.  With professional sports, I think the HC/Manager is often an overrated aspect anyway.  You can overachieve with a good system and motivational ability in college sports.  In the pros, it's basically about the Jimmy's and the Joe's and if they perform. 

Anyway, when I was growing up my grandfather had me practice switch hitting, and for whatever reason, he always said my lefty swing reminded him of Davey Martinez.  I think Davey played for the Cubs then, and the Cubs came on WGN so he watched them a lot.  It was kind of a random comparison to me, because Davey wasn't some star power.  So...I root for Davey because he reminds me of that. 

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #129: February 26, 2019, 03:54:09 PM »
capital weather gang is worth the cost of a WP subscription

Only if you like your weather reports mixed in with a steady stream of global warming mania.

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #130: February 26, 2019, 03:56:47 PM »
Only if you like your weather reports mixed in with a steady stream of global warming mania.

inref likes them because they are one of the few sources that is wrong more often than he is...

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #131: February 26, 2019, 09:08:58 PM »
1 million online-only subscribers for the post, 1.25 million for WSJ, 2.5 million for NY Times.

I knew I'd get some statistical response from you.

Sorry you had to look that up. But essentially, you could have just said, no.   :hysterical:

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #132: February 26, 2019, 09:09:51 PM »
I knew I'd get some statistical response from you.

Sorry you had to look that up. But essentially, you could have just said, no.   :hysterical:
There are ways to fool them so you can read without paying.

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #133: February 26, 2019, 09:31:42 PM »
I knew I'd get some statistical response from you.

Sorry you had to look that up. But essentially, you could have just said, no.   :hysterical:

I like data, what I can say?

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #134: February 26, 2019, 10:40:05 PM »
inref likes them because they are one of the few sources that is wrong more often than he is...

The level to which I am in your head on this board is 'amazing', it seems you can't go more than a day without mentioning me, or trying to troll me.   

Fascinating.

I like data, what I can say?

You are the anti-Varoadking :)

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #135: February 27, 2019, 02:00:58 AM »
The level to which I am in your head on this board is 'amazing', it seems you can't go more than a day without mentioning me, or trying to troll me.   

Fascinating.

You are the anti-Varoadking :)

Sigh...

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #136: March 01, 2019, 07:01:44 AM »
$300 million, even with deferrals and without options, was a very serious offer. Ownership wanted him back.

With $100 million deferred over 30 years, it wasn't a serious offer, it was a favor to Boras and a show for the fans.

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #137: March 04, 2019, 07:38:14 PM »
Davey's strategy this year is to do the opposite of last year lol it won't matter he is clueless... a good manager can get maybe 5 wins a year for you but a bad manager can cost you 10

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #138: March 04, 2019, 07:43:33 PM »
$300 million, even with deferrals and without options, was a very serious offer. Ownership wanted him back.

With $100 million deferred over 30 years, it wasn't a serious offer, it was a favor to Boras and a show for the fans.


 :shrug:

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #139: March 04, 2019, 07:59:23 PM »
:shrug:

Obviously the assessment changed when it turned out that payments were being spread out over 35 years.

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #140: March 04, 2019, 08:40:47 PM »
I mean if my employer told me they wouldn’t pay me my full salary until I was 60, there would be a serious conversation.

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #141: March 04, 2019, 11:54:03 PM »
Pic of Dave Martinez from back when he used to coach college football (he looked older back then - weird, I know):


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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #142: March 05, 2019, 01:58:20 AM »
I know I would be happier if the Fonz was our manager.

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #143: March 05, 2019, 07:27:16 AM »
You know, Martinez is on, you know at 8:20 on WJFK, you know.

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #144: March 05, 2019, 07:46:32 AM »
You know, Martinez is on, you know at 8:20 on WJFK, you know.

 You know, fundamentals... you know the little things, you know

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #145: March 05, 2019, 08:43:44 AM »
He did fine...those cackling frat bros. are just as painful to listen to.

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #146: March 05, 2019, 08:58:14 AM »
You know, Martinez is on, you know at 8:20 on WJFK, you know.

He's not great with words.

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #147: March 05, 2019, 08:59:58 AM »
He did fine...those cackling frat bros. are just as painful to listen to.

I can never remember which one is which, but Bish (Lurch) mails it in every day. There are two guys that actually give a crap. I just don't know their names.

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #148: March 05, 2019, 09:08:22 AM »
He did fine...those cackling frat bros. are just as painful to listen to.

I missed most of it but he was better than last time, both in reducing the clutch words and in responding to the questions. I'll have to listen to the whole thing.

I did like the part about insisting that players show up in game shape rather than using the spring to get back into shape.

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Re: PB69 presents "Fire Dave Martinez" (2019)
« Reply #149: March 05, 2019, 09:12:32 AM »
I can never remember which one is which, but Bish (Lurch) mails it in every day. There are two guys that actually give a crap. I just don't know their names.
I used to listen generally on the ten minute drive to the commuter lot. Took years to figure out which one was which. As I recall Lurch is a 49ers and Red Sox Fan.  You have to love that. It’s actually very weird they have been doing the same shtick for 25 years.