I'm going to keep saying 81 wins until it happens.
*plus or minus 10
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Win some, lose some, some get rained out.
I'm not sure I've participated before, but here goes: 83 wins, the losing stops now.
“In the same way that a baseball season never really begins, it never really ends either.” - Lonnie Wheeler, "Bleachers, A Summer in Wrigley Field"
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But I really feel this will be the last year (for a while, I hope) that my number will be lower than 82.
and LOL at the 2003 RZ prediction.
“A healthy Reds team is a strong Reds team"
82 wins. The starting pitching is what gives us our first winning season in a while, not the offense.
Taveras leading off
Phillips batting cleanup
Gonzalez batting second
This team is going to struggle to score runs, and nothing I have seen this spring changes any of that.
The Sox traded Bullfrog the only player they've got for Shottenhoffen. Four-eyes Shottenhoffen a utility infielder. They've got a whole team of utility infielders.
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a super volcano of ridonkulous suckitude.
I simply don't have access to a "cares about RBI" place in my psyche. There is a "mildly curious about OBI%" alcove just before the acid filled lake guarded by robot snipers with lasers which leads to the "cares about RBI" antechamber though. - Nate
I was off by 1 in my prediction of 75 last year, I hope I'm off by much more this year.
More often than not, when someone is telling me a story all I can think about is that I can't wait for them to finish so that I can tell my own story that's not only better, but also more directly involves me.
74 Wins. I want to say 81, but I think the pitching will be a mixed bag and will not be good enough to offset the loss in run production.
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