Put me down for 90 wins..
"I hate to advocate chemicals, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone... But they've always worked for me."
-Hunter S. Thompson
Championships for MY teams in my lifetime:
Cincinnati Reds - 75, 76, 90
Chicago Blackhawks - 10, 13, 15
University of Kentucky - 78, 96, 98, 12
Chicago Bulls - 91, 92, 93, 96, 97, 98
“Everything that happens before Death is what counts.”
― Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes
Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?
87 wins, fall just short of playoffs. Missing Bailey and Cueto so early in the season comes back to bite them.
With Bailey going out with another mystery ailment, I'd like to revise my prediction downward to 78 wins.
Volquez can't find the strike zone, Leake has been outright ineffective this spring, Cueto has a mystery arm ailment, Bailey has a mystery arm ailment...
Guys like LeCure and Maloney are nice spot-start insurance, but if this team has to rely on either of them for extended runs like I think they might, there's no way this team is posting a record north of .500.
Cincinnati Here We Go.
26 Years and Counting...
Most Vottomatic Player
Runs allowed stay about the same maybe slightly worse. Runs Scored drop by 50 or so.
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH
Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS
Because the plain people are able to speak and understand, and even, in many cases, to read and write, it is assumed that they have ideas in their heads, and an appetite for more. This assumption is a folly.
97 wins. Weaker than expected division and league.
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