Originally Posted by Scrap Irony
His predictions are no better-- and oft-times much worse-- than most of the minor league posters on this board.
If you couch yourself as some kind of expert, shouldn't you expect blowback when wrong?
Can you have it both ways?
I will stack up my track record against anyone, as long as that anyone, is also talking about probably 150 Reds prospects every single year and making statements about them and their future. If they aren't, and I doubt any of them are, of course I am going to be "worse" with a track record. Most guys only talk about the top 10 guys. I talk about almost every single guy, have 30,000 posts here and even more on my website that is easily searchable, so it makes for an easy target to show where I am wrong or right.
And in the prospect game, I don't know how many times I have to say it, but I will say it again: Everyone is wrong. The guys that get paid by Major League baseball teams to do prospecting are wrong probably as often as they are right. We aren't dealing with math here. We are dealing with predicting the future based on the past.
I guess my whole thing still is, why do people still "in your face, you were wrong" things? "Expert" or not, I still don't get it.