Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat – 2/11/19

12:00
Avatar Dan Szymborski: The ancient prophecy that was foretold, about a chat coming at noon has now come to pass.

12:00
Chet: Can you explain the frank Thomas comp for Tyler white in your recent ZiPS projections?

12:00
Avatar Dan Szymborski: There are two Frank Thomases of note in history.

12:00
Avatar Dan Szymborski: One is FRANK THOMAS

12:00
Avatar Dan Szymborski: the other is Frank Thomas.

12:01
Avatar Dan Szymborski: rather than use all caps, for the purpose of ZiPS comps, Frank Thomas is Not That Frank Thomas

12:01
manny offer : You think White Sox are favorites to land machado or do you see them as long shots seeing that they’ve never signed a marque free agent in the past and are also coming off a 100 loss season

12:01
Avatar Dan Szymborski: They have a chance and it wouldn’t come down to history, but someone giving them more money.

12:01
Xolo: What are the chances that Harper and/or Machado hold out till Opening Day?

12:01
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Very slim.

12:01
Gub Gub: What are you getting me for Valentine’s Day?

12:01
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Nothing

12:01
Matt: You should really move your chat to like…11:15, so I can run and grab lunch quick.

12:03
Gub Gub: Was Mike Tyson getting knocked out by Buster Douglas a big deal wherever you were when it happened?

12:03
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Probably asleep. It was a Sunday and I was in 6th grade in 2/90.

12:03
Poised: For2020, if you had to guess if Nolan Arenado is playing for the Rockies or the field. Who do you take?

12:03
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Rockies

12:04
BenZ: If the idea of a limit to the number of pitchers on a teams roster is implemented, will that put an end to the growing practice of position players doing mop up work?

12:04
Avatar Dan Szymborski: No, and I don’t think doing that is a pressing issue.

12:04
Avatar Dan Szymborski: In fact, you might see more of that in blowouts

12:04
Danny Ruskin: It’s me, the Chinese knock-off Teddy Ruxpin, here to tell you a tale of cheap vodka and a ruined pair of polyester slacks….

12:04
LFC Mike: Good Monday Dan. Is Yasmani Grandal looking to be a top tier catcher this year? Saw the ZIPS for Brewers…that ballpark and others in the central division alone help out don’t they? There goes the -.92R^2 for the chat right off the bat.

12:04
Avatar Dan Szymborski: He was a top tier catcher last year and there’s no reason to think that’s changed.

12:04
oldmannearthesea: Could you name three possible break out candidates that go against the grain of your prediction model.

12:05
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Stay tuned – that’s one of my yearly conceits!

12:05
Matty V’s smug ass: When will the perception of padres baseball not be a joke?

12:05
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I don’t think it’s a joke now. People know they have an excellent farm system.

12:05
Joliet Jake: Have both Vlad Jr & Andujar on my keepers for this year – is Alex Reyes a good return value for unloading Andujar or should I be looking for more?

12:05
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I think given the uncertainty around Reyes and teh fact in fantasy, yo udon’t have to worry about ANdjuar’s defense, it’s too light

12:05
Dan: Lack of Isaac Paredes projection with Tigers was an oversight right?

12:05
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Yeah, he already has a projection in the system waiting.

12:06
Mark: How disappointed should I be that the Padres made the right decision in not pushing more chips in the middle this season?

12:06
Avatar Dan Szymborski: You shoudln’t be. Pushing more chips in the middle right now is for a big score, a Harper or a Machado. Everything else is garnish.

12:06
BenZ: This century, Barry Bonds, A-Rod, Pujols, and Miggy have all had periods as the consensus best player in the game. Who do you think will eventually take that title from Trout and how many years away is that?

12:06
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Person’s probably in high school now.

12:07
Jaffe rhymes with Taffy: Dan, Bryce Harper just signed with the Blue Jays for less guaranteed ?? than Stanton. What are the first six words of your reaction?

12:07
Avatar Dan Szymborski: You let the Jays outbid you?

12:07
Pappy Boyington: Ibsen Dana Elcar played Colonel Thomas A. Lard in the Baa Baa Black Sheep TV Series from  1976-1978  before he was in McGyver.  Back to -.92R^2.

12:08
Avatar Dan Szymborski: MacGyver had a first season episode called Trumbo’s World which amuses me now because I think of Mark Trumbo. The episode featured them fighting a horde of self-aware ants. Imaging Mark Trumbo fighting ants amuses me even more.

12:08
Brady Quinn: Giants reportedly offering Harper a high AAV/short term deal. But what contender wouldn’t sign Harper for 3yr/$125mm? He’s not going to bite on anything like that, is he?

12:09
Avatar Dan Szymborski: It’s an awkward amount of years for Harper to take.

12:09
Jim Bob Cooter: why does ZiPS love Moustakas so much? Projection was nuts

12:09
Avatar Dan Szymborski: ZiPS thinks his line should have been a lot better in 2018 than it actually was

12:11
bb: Any recommendations for a music lover who’d like to check out some classical? I like darkness and dissonance and most of the stuff on the Clockwork Orange soundtrack.

12:11
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Rite of Spring

12:12
Avatar Dan Szymborski: It’s not that dissonant, but for darkness, Liszt’s Totentanz for piano and orchestra

12:13
Avatar Dan Szymborski: For bleakness, try an Allan Petterson symphony

12:13
Avatar Dan Szymborski: pettersson

12:14
BigBoiShoes: Commissioner in dynasty has been taking advantage of new guys that don’t understand things fully.  A replacement manager of a rebuilding team just took on Kyle Hendricks at a market rate (5yrs $14M), giving Verdugo (to commish) plus a couple good SP specs.  He accepted said deal roughly 24 hrs from joining the forum.  And the next day was asking basic questions the demonstrated he didn’t understand things yet.
The deal makes him better now and worse in the future, but his team is uber far away from contending and Hendricks doesn’t dent the huge gap he needs to make up.  He doesn’t understand his team’s position and the way the market works.

The commish thinks nothing is wrong with this. How do you reason with this?

12:14
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Doesn’t your league have a veto rule? It should

12:14
Martin Riggs Cellardwellerr: Is it smart of me to keep Harper at $29, or 20% of my budget?  If I do am I destined for my usual place in the cellar?

12:14
Avatar Dan Szymborski: 20% of your budget? That’s a little rich for me

12:16
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Oh, and previous classical music user, you can DM me on twitter for more and better detailed recommendations.

12:16
Uncle Cha: Do you think the late season success of Amed Rosario and Reynaldo Lopez were just hot streaks or a sign of things to come in 2019?

12:16
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I’m very optimistic about Rosario

12:18
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Less so on Lopez. I think he’ll be OK, and his K rate improved IIRC, but unless I’m mistaken, he had a big BABIP improvement too that probably isn’t maintainable

12:18
Chris: Are the mariners really going to cut vogelbach?

12:18
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Or trade. I don’t think they have a plan to use him.

12:20
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Once the season was pretty much over, there was little reason to not see what they had

12:20
Avatar Dan Szymborski: It’s not like Healy was good

12:21
Avatar Dan Szymborski: After April, eh didn’t really resurface to get starts until the last few days

12:21
My Name is Judge…: were white sox fans more annoying when you got 1000000000 jose quintana trade offers per chat or now when they are asking when machado/harper will sign and for how much?

12:22
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I haven’t had an issue with White Sox fans

12:22
Avatar Dan Szymborski: The most annoying is the Nick Markakis trolling.

12:22
DaveW: Do you think Senzel starts from day 1 or they wait until the end of April?  SErvice time games stink…

12:22
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Oh, they’ll play games with him, I’m sure

12:22
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I’m not 100% positive the Reds even realize Matt Kemps tinks

12:23
Ginny: Are the Reds going to be able to participate fully in the international free agency market in 2019?

12:23
Avatar Dan Szymborski: If I’m not mistaken — I could be — last year was their second year of the two-year penalty

12:24
Spence: What would be the most appropriate way for the Dodgers to finally honor Glenn Burke when they choose to do so?

12:25
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I’m not sure what the best *way* to honor him is, though it would be nice if they did eventually

12:25
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I wouldn’t think they’d do it with Lasorda still living. Teams don’t like awkward controversy.

12:25
Bregatron The Destroyer : ZIPS ‘regressed’ Bregman to ‘only’ 5.2 WAR. What’s the usual aging curve for 24 year old all-stars? His BB:K ratio last year was elite. Usually that doesn’t flip back hard the other way. What’s the upside projection for Bregman?

12:26
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Depends on the percentile you’re looking for! I don’t have ZiPS on this laptop though

12:26
Jim Bob Cooter: has the reliever build changed in this year’s ZiPS? Feels like there aren’t nearly as many obscure minor leaguers with mid-70 to low-80 ERA- projections

12:26
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Not particularly, there are always some well projected minor league relievers.

12:26
Avatar Dan Szymborski: ZiPS is better equipped to deal with minor league BABIP though after years of harvesting some interesting data.

12:28
Avatar Dan Szymborski:

12:29
none of this ole’ BS: 10 players you forgot were orioles, go!

12:29
Avatar Dan Szymborski: The 2018 roster if I drink enough

12:29
Avatar Dan Szymborski: (It’s hard for me to forget an Oriole)

12:29
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Though from a history standpiont, Reggie Jackson, Oriole has mostly been forgotten

12:30
Avatar Dan Szymborski: And it wasn’t like a PIazza stint, Reggie was an O for an entire year

12:30
Bork: Hello Dan can we make this chat all about Brett Lawrie thanks in advance

12:30
Avatar Dan Szymborski: heh

12:31
Al Gone Quinn: Which teams do you see possibly using an opener approach this year?

12:31
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Mostly teams with better bullpens and weaker or question-mark laden rotations

12:31
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Look for teams with progressive front offices too

12:31
Avatar Dan Szymborski: So without specifically doing any investigative reporting, it owuldn’t surprise me to see the A’s and O’s do more

12:32
Nego: Is Yu Darvish done as a front line starter?

12:32
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Too soon to say that

12:32
Guest: If you were able to send refreshments, which refreshments would you serve?

12:32
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Beer

12:32
Guest: What are some telltale signs that someone is a serial killer other than pouring milk then cereal and eating pizza crust first

12:32
Avatar Dan Szymborski: A lot of duct tape and zip ties in their trunk?

12:32
Nego: Will the Harper/Machado contracts come with an opt-out in the first two years?

12:32
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I expect an opt out

12:32
Peter: David Dahl this season – thoughts?

12:32
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I think he’ll be average+

12:32
BillyB: Assuming they can afford only one, who should the Stros extend – Verlander or Cole?

12:33
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Cole, he’s got more tread on his tires

12:33
My Name is Judge…: over/under on BOTH machado and harper signing deals:  Feb 20  where are you?

12:33
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Harper before 20th, Machado before 3/1

12:33
Joliet Jake: What position(s) are you happy to sit back on and wait til the later rounds to scoop up your starter?

12:33
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Catcher

12:33
Avatar Dan Szymborski: 3B

12:33
Bo: If Harper remains unsigned by March 1, what are the odds he takes a one-year deal?

12:34
Avatar Dan Szymborski: By March 1? Very long

12:34
Jack: ZiPS seems to like McHugh. Do you feel confident that he will get enough IP in the starting rotation to allow him to reach that value?

12:34
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I think so, ZiPS didn’t project a crazy amount of innings

12:35
Avatar Dan Szymborski: It’s not like he had shoulder surgery and missed 2018; he was in relief, but pitched very well.

12:35
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Yeah, he was injured in 2017 but he came back solidly

12:35
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Think of it as easing him back into the rotation

12:35
Adam: Do you enjoy the current style of strikeout/HR type of baseball today or do you prefer the high contact, low power/K style of yesteryear?

12:36
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Ideally, I wouldn’t want to choose one or another, but see a mix of them.

12:36
Avatar Dan Szymborski: But MLB’s designed in a way such that the former style is objectively better for scoring runs

12:36
Avatar Dan Szymborski: So MLB has the tricky challenge of finding a way to change the incentives.

12:36
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Without grossly changing the game.

12:37
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I’d definitely like to see the ball deadened

12:38
Avatar Dan Szymborski: And a requirement for bat handle thickness

12:38
Ben: Have Braves done enough? Donaldson is great if healthy, but still feels like they’re a 3rd place team in the East right now.

12:38
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I think they have – there wasn’t a lot that was NEEDED

12:38
Avatar Dan Szymborski: now, signing Harper would’ve been great, of course

12:38
CamdenWarehouse: Mark Trumbo would be better at fighting ants that fielding balls in the outfield

12:39
Scherzers_Blue_Eye: I hate the Nationals bullpen outside of Doolittle. Change my mind.

12:39
Avatar Dan Szymborski: The back *is* fairly shallow

12:39
PM: To this point has any one projection really surprised you?

12:39
Avatar Dan Szymborski: ZiPSs aggression on Kyle Tucker for one

12:40
sloppy jalopy: Why doesnt zips like springer? Also the astros sure dont look nearly as threatening as they did last year

12:40
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I’d hardly call that hate.

12:40
greg: Cat update please

12:41
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Not sure what any of them are up to right now.

12:41
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Galileo was asking for milk about an hour ago, but haven’t heard from him since

12:41
Adam Levine: I wasn’t invited to a single Alliance of American Football game to perform at halftime. What gives?

12:41
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I’d rather see Randy Levine sing halftime

12:41
Doug: ZIPS is going to like Tatis more than PECOTA right? I can’t get excited for a .199/.243/.372 projection Dan!

12:41
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Yes

12:41
CamdenWarehouse: Is ZiPS projecting the Astros to be even better than last year’s projections?

12:42
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Comes out around the same

12:42
Avatar Dan Szymborski: and you can push it one way or the other depending on assumptions

12:42
Gub Gub: What’s the most hilarious outcome for a Machado sigining?  What about Harper?

12:42
Avatar Dan Szymborski: x

12:43
Avatar Dan Szymborski: sorry

12:43
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Harper signing with Nats for exactly the contract they offered him last year

12:43
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Machado signing with a team but after signature, team and Machado all of a sudden have very different opinions of where they’re playing him in the infield

12:43
Xberg: Where do you stand on Freddy Peralta? He ever gets quite as much buzz as Burnes or Woodruff.

12:44
Avatar Dan Szymborski: He’s not a very hard tosser, but results in the end tend to rule

12:44
Philly Special : Do you see Rhys Hoskins taking step forward this year Or is he maxed out?

12:44
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I think he is what he is. Maybe a little bit of improvement given that he no longer has to worry with being put in an awkward place defensively

12:44
Chuncey Wiggins: Con: Baseball games take 4 hours

12:44
Chuncey Wiggins: Con: Baseball games take 4 hours    Pro: Baseball atbats and pitcher changes are done with the fanfare of the WWE……Are you down with this sickness?

12:45
Avatar Dan Szymborski: If only they were done with the fanfare of the WWE!

12:47
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I just want to hear Len Kasper go “that music…that music…BUHGAWD THAT’S PEDRO STROP’S MUSIC”

12:47
Gub Gub: If you permed your hair, you’d have a more than passable Larry Fine look going

12:47
Avatar Dan Szymborski: With a perm, I’d look like how Jonah Hill’s character in Superbad would look in a sequel set 20 years in the future

12:48
The Vac: Guys in NGNL are always trying to highjack the league I started and claim my Commishdom from me.  Any suggestions as to how to keep them down or at least my greatest threat, a guy they’re calling Qmish?

12:48
Avatar Dan Szymborski: A few public executions to instill fear.

12:48
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Like Michael Scott, you want them to be afraid of how much they love you

12:48
Mr. Wrestling IV: Making my way through the WWE Network.  Ric Flair just sided with HHH to beat RVD at Unforgiven 2002.  Forgot how effective heel HHH was.

12:49
2 in 26 : Thoughts on Sixto to the M’s?  Any acceleration in his path to MLB?

12:49
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Jerry dipoto WISHES

12:49
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I think they’ll see how he does in the high minors. The team’s bad enough there’s no need to rush him

12:49
Avatar Dan Szymborski: But you still want to see how he actually does

12:49
Hebrew: Wondering your thoughts on a few guys with great projections but small track records: Nimmo and Bieber. Will they live up to the projections?

12:50
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I’m fairly confident on those

12:50
Chapultepec: Does anything do more to kill a good sandwich than stale bread?

12:50
Avatar Dan Szymborski: You’re forced to eat it at gunpoint? That can make it awkward

12:52
Zwak: What’s the album you’ve listened to the most in your life?

12:52
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Hmm, classical music, probably Perahia’s recording of the Schumann piano concerto

12:53
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Modern stuff, probably Nevermind or OK Computer

12:53
Zwak: If you could create a player by combining a hitter and pitcher, but the player had to use the letters of both players in his name, what would be your player’s name?

12:54
Avatar Dan Szymborski: oh god, I can’dt think of htat one fast

12:54
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Jeremy’s Iron!

12:54
My Name is Judge…: what does a minor league gm do?  it seems like the pro-level gm makes all their decisions.  <insert office space gif here>

12:55
Avatar Dan Szymborski: It’s not a job of that type, minor league GMs are more overseeing normal day-to-day operations

12:56
My Name is Judge…: what was your take on the service time proposal from the players union.  i liked it as every time i see a suggestion there are holes in it.  this proposal seemed to reward good young players for their production.

12:56
Avatar Dan Szymborski: It’s at least creative

12:57
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I’m not sure how I feel – the penalties being too high you’d have a incentive to keep players down even longer so they rank lower inthose awards

12:57
Avatar Dan Szymborski: too low and it won’t do anything

12:58
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Just thinking off-the-cuff I’d increase service time for FA to seven years but have all players on 40-man roster get service time

12:58
CamdenWarehouse: I frequently have forgotten about half of the 07/08 Orioles rosters when their birthday’s pop up on Camden Chat

12:59
Michael: Are people overlooking what being in a good hitters park all year will do for Andrew McCutchen?  He’s never had a entire season in a good hitters park.  SF and PIT were two of the worst.

12:59
Avatar Dan Szymborski: It’ll make his stats better, but won’t necessarily make his actual contribution better

12:59
DJ Tanner: With the FA market as such now, why is everyone still saying Trout will basically write his own check? He’s two years out, what if he has an injury or two these next two years. He could be 29 and coming off some injuries. Yes he’s in the GOAT convo, but that screams risky contract. I wouldn’t be into 10 years at that point.

12:59
Avatar Dan Szymborski: It’s hard to say because we rarely see a player like that hit FA

1:00
Poised: Expecting a bounce back from Jon Gray this year?

1:00
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Cautiously optimistic

1:00
Peter: Who’s your Rockies 2B starter on opening day? Fantasy relevance?

1:00
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I still think it would be mcmahon in the end and a Rockies hitter is almost always going to be fantasy relevant

1:01
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Unless they’re absolutely horrific

1:01
DJ Tanner: I think the ‘Stros passed on Realmuto because they genuinely believe Tucker/Whitley/Yordan to some extent are their future. All three play positions currently occupied by really old dudes. Should be a smooth transition over the next couple years right?

1:01
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I think the lineup transition will be easier than the pitchers

1:01
Avatar Dan Szymborski: The contributing hitters are more or less the younger ones

1:02
Avatar Dan Szymborski: and while there are a lot of phenomenally talented minor league pitchers in the system, they have a LOT to possibly replace

1:02
Joe: Mike Elias’s interview in the Athletic today was a breath of fresh air as an O’s fan. No question, just happiness despite a 115 loss team.

1:02
Big Joe Mufferaw: Why does ZiPS regress pretty much every great/good player?

1:02
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Because that makes projections more accurate.

1:02
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Great players dont’ have pretty bell curves among their expected future.

1:04
Avatar Dan Szymborski: The better the player, generally, the more negative the skewness

1:04
Big Joe Mufferaw: Best baseball video ever? MLB2005 right?

1:04
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Baseball Stars

1:04
Avatar Dan Szymborski: and honestly, MLB the Show has passed those 2K/EA games

1:05
Shirtless Bartolo on a Darkhorse: Mike Trout has 35 facial hair. I don’t think he has shaved since his rookie season and no one can tell

1:05
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I know his pain

1:05
Turtle Jetpack: What possible reason would you have for playing Healy over Vogelbach on a non-contending team?

1:05
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Family being held hostage by Healy-rights groups?

1:05
Mark: Do you get as weirded-out as I do by people asking you for updates about your pet?

1:05
Avatar Dan Szymborski: No, especially given how much galileo sends tweets

1:05
duct tape…brett lawrie..??:

1:06
Carl: Have there ever been any cinderella stories, players who didn’t grade out as superstars but somehow developed into one?

1:06
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Half the stars in baseball!

1:06
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Pujols wasn’t highly drafted

1:06
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Piazza

1:06
Avatar Dan Szymborski: You can name ’em all day!

1:06
Turtle Jetpack: Is the Markakis signing really a problem if they had a competitive offer for Harper?

1:06
Avatar Dan Szymborski: No

1:06
Chuncey Wiggins: What is your least favorite baseball jargon?

1:06
Avatar Dan Szymborski: “resumed baseball activities”

1:06
Avatar Dan Szymborski: sounds like a euphemism

1:07
Avatar Dan Szymborski: If your friend had stomach flu and you asked if they were feelign better

1:07
Avatar Dan Szymborski: and they replied “I have resumed consumption activities.”

1:07
Avatar Dan Szymborski: You shoudl punch them in the face. Not hard, but just hard enough to nip that in the bud.

1:08
Avatar Dan Szymborski: “How’s your ankle Alan?”

1:08
Avatar Dan Szymborski: “I have resumed all pastimes reflecting of an ambulatory character.”

1:08
Avatar Dan Szymborski: <karate chop to face>

1:09
LFC Mike: As close to 1R^2 for any chat Dan. That is disturbing to me.

1:09
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I still don’t get this, what are we correlating it with?

1:09
Todd Bonzalez: Ever yield (zips)^2 by running zips on zips projections? I’m sure it leads to at least x4 times the accuracy

1:09
Avatar Dan Szymborski: ZiPS is a great predictor of ZiPS!

1:09
Danny Ruskin: What’s the worst injury you’ve ever suffered?

1:10
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Tore my wrist tripping over a cat in the dark on the stairs and getting my hand stuck in the bannister as I tried to catch myself.

1:11
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Though stepping on a piece of glass and making a cut from under my fourth toe to the side of my foot and most of the way down was worse than I thought at the time

1:11
Avatar Dan Szymborski: I just tied it off with a sock I used as a tourniquet and went about my business and checked it every few hours to see if the bleeding had stopped.

1:11
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Took a really long time

1:11
Avatar Dan Szymborski: My sister, in medical school at the time, was absolutely furious about this

1:12
Avatar Dan Szymborski: She said I needed about a dozen stitches

1:12
Avatar Dan Szymborski: the right side of my foot was numb for about 6 months and then slowly feeling crept back up where the cut was

1:12
Avatar Dan Szymborski: But eventually it stopped. A couple of years later, I still don’t have feeling on the outer half of my pink toe and I think that’s permanent.

1:13
Avatar Dan Szymborski: And with that gross story, I bid you all adieu for another week!@

1:13
Avatar Dan Szymborski: Thanks for coming everyone!

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Dan Szymborski is a senior writer for FanGraphs and the developer of the ZiPS projection system. He was a writer for ESPN.com from 2010-2018, a regular guest on a number of radio shows and podcasts, and a voting BBWAA member. He also maintains a terrible Twitter account at @DSzymborski.

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madmanjay
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madmanjay

20% of Martin Riggs Cellardweller salary for HARPER is too rich for you?

LOL

Good thing u don’t play in my AL Only Keeper league. Paid 24.2% of my budget, $63, for Mike Trout 23/260

Depending on his keeper list, 20% easily could be done.

Almost took down the league and finished a comfortable 2nd.