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Sprained? Just sprained?
I don't understand how a sprain is already cause for the Tommy John discussion.
"Sprain" means "torn ligament". The severity is what determines how bad it is. In Darvish's case, he has a Level 2 sprain. Given how it's now a recurring injury, they're considering Tommy John surgery.
posted by Jeffwa at 07:35 AM on March 08
SF in 6
posted by Jeffwa at 09:38 AM on October 24
New York in 6
San Francisco in 7
Justin Verlander & Matt Cain
posted by Jeffwa at 09:12 AM on October 13
What's the fantasy league code? 55086 was not it and I had to sign up for a new account over there after they seem to have deleted my previous account.
posted by Jeffwa at 09:14 AM on August 16
I'm a Spurs fan and like Harry, but he was fired for three reasons:
1. Stumping for the England gig since before Capello got stepped down. (He's always ready to let it be known to anyone who asked that he would take the job in a heartbeat if it was offered.)
2. Dropped a 10pt lead over Arsenal in the table and losing a certain CL spot with an awful run of form late in the season.
3. Publicly demanding in the press for a contract extension.
#3 was the final straw, but #1 was the biggest turn off. He always answered that question hypothetically, saying how great of an honor it would be if he was asked but was happy at WHL blah blah blah. Nobody was fooled to think he wasn't just paying lip-service for the job. He's a good manager and he did an amazing job with this squad but if they kept him around he'd be a huge distraction until his contract issue was resolved. And make no mistake, he was never going to be quiet in the media while that was being hashed out, so you can be sure the club's form would suffer as a result.
posted by Jeffwa at 11:22 AM on June 14
Rebuilding the Dynasty Yr 12 is in a week late.
posted by Jeffwa at 05:35 AM on September 13
I won last year and finish last this year. Awesome!
posted by Jeffwa at 06:15 AM on November 07
He's good, but never winning a Major doesn't really make him the de facto number one for a lot of people.
posted by Jeffwa at 10:21 AM on November 01
Rangers in 5
posted by Jeffwa at 07:08 PM on October 25
New York Yankees in 6
Philadelphia Phillies in 5
AL: Cliff Lee
NL: Roy Halladay
posted by Jeffwa at 11:48 AM on October 14
Tampa Bay Rays in 4
New York Yankees in 4
Cincinnati Reds in 5
Atlanta Braves in 5
Josh Hamilton TEX
posted by Jeffwa at 08:27 AM on October 05
I'm in again as Buckeye FC.
posted by Jeffwa at 06:04 AM on July 19
Having family visiting from America and dragging me on a road trip to France (yeah, it sounds better than it is) had me miss my finals picks. Oh well. I feel confident with my winner, sure that my games won't hit and probable about my Conn Smythe winner, which leads me to believe I won't leap into first, but it was fun to play when I was able to get picks in on time.
Next time, no family staying for 16 days in our 1 bedroom apartment.
posted by Jeffwa at 08:29 AM on June 01
Shit, I was away this weekend (but not with Spitztengle) and didn't get picks in.
Blackhawks in 5
Habs in 6
If they count, great. If not, that's okay, too.
posted by Jeffwa at 03:10 AM on May 17
While Whybark may have thought he was doing something sportsman-like, in reality he just said "I'm better than you so I'm going to give you this so you don't feel bad." Completely a self-aggrandizing dick move.
Also, there's not a single quote from the "winner" about the gesture. That pretty much sums it up for me about how he felt about it.
posted by Jeffwa at 06:29 AM on May 06
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