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    Best shape of my life version 2013

    Well here we go, it's the annual best shape of my life thread. Let the fun and frivolity begin!!!!!
    “Our next home stand follows this road trip.”

    “I just want to tell everyone Happy Easter and Happy Hanukkah.” says on the day before Easter

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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    Apparently Lance Lynn lost 40 pounds this off season. No longer can he be mixed in with Prince Fielder and David Wells category of "fitness".

    http://www.stltoday.com/sports/baseb...51a420760.html

    In other news, Lance Lynn looks either lost or on some sort of crazy drug in that picture.
    “Our next home stand follows this road trip.”

    “I just want to tell everyone Happy Easter and Happy Hanukkah.” says on the day before Easter

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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeThierry View Post
    Apparently Lance Lynn lost 40 pounds this off season. No longer can he be mixed in with Prince Fielder and David Wells category of "fitness".

    http://www.stltoday.com/sports/baseb...51a420760.html

    In other news, Lance Lynn looks either lost or on some sort of crazy drug in that picture.
    I'm always a bit skeptical when I hear of an athlete dropping that much weight in an off season, which really is a short amount of time. Yes you're dropping bodyfat, but you also will end up losing a certain amount of muscle mass.
    ...the 2-2 to Woodsen and here it comes...and it is swung on and missed! And Tom Browning has pitched a perfect game! Twenty-seven outs in a row, and he is being mobbed by his teammates, just to the thirdbase side of the mound.

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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by CySeymour View Post
    I'm always a bit skeptical when I hear of an athlete dropping that much weight in an off season, which really is a short amount of time. Yes you're dropping bodyfat, but you also will end up losing a certain amount of muscle mass.
    I agree with that. It's going to be interested to see if it ends up hurting him. That said, I think one of the problems with Lynn last year was he got winded down the stretch and one of the issues was his weight problems.
    “Our next home stand follows this road trip.”

    “I just want to tell everyone Happy Easter and Happy Hanukkah.” says on the day before Easter

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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeThierry View Post
    Apparently Lance Lynn lost 40 pounds this off season. No longer can he be mixed in with Prince Fielder and David Wells category of "fitness".

    http://www.stltoday.com/sports/baseb...51a420760.html

    In other news, Lance Lynn looks either lost or on some sort of crazy drug in that picture.
    Seems like a very short period of time to lose 40 pounds
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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeThierry View Post
    Apparently Lance Lynn lost 40 pounds this off season.

    Apparently Pablo Sandoval found it.

    EXTRA BAGGS: Bochy meets with Sandoval over weighty issue............

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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by Marc D View Post
    Apparently Pablo Sandoval found it.
    Or Mike Trout

    According to Angels' beat writer Mike DiGiovanna, Trout weighed in at 240 pounds when he reported to camp this week.
    http://fantasysource.sportingnews.co...draft-rankings

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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    Suck it up cupcake.

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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by TRF View Post
    Yeah, but it doesn't matter as much when you're working at Office Max.

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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by marcshoe View Post
    Yeah, but it doesn't matter as much when you're working at Office Max.
    hey -- those 10 ream cartons of paper are heavy!
    The older I get - the better I was

    and yes - I hate the Cardinals (Reds fan since 1958)

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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by Red Raindog View Post
    hey -- those 10 ream cartons of paper are heavy!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YGDnfIytKI
    “Our next home stand follows this road trip.”

    “I just want to tell everyone Happy Easter and Happy Hanukkah.” says on the day before Easter

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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    John Lackey:


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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    I know one guy who isn't:

    ctrent @ctrent

    from @JayABruce: ‘I know everyone this time of year says they’re in the best shape of their life — i’m in the same shape.'
    8:34 PM - 23 Jan 13

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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    This thread is my Christmas.
    There is no such thing as a pitching prospect.

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    Re: Best shape of my life version 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by vaticanplum View Post
    This thread is my Christmas.
    Not to be contentious, but Opening Day is my Christmas. The day when you can finally start playing with and enjoying the presents.

    Ergo, Spring Training is my Advent. The giant tease where nothing happens.

    Extrapolating further, this thread is my Advent Calendar. Behind every perforated cardboard cranny is another piece of nutritionally-suspect "best shape of my life" chocolate. If there are any fewer than 30 of them, I feel gypped.

    Yes, it's true: I think too hard about analogies.



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