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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Cards grab early advantage, win Simulated Series opener

USA Today and Dynasty League Baseball are simulating the World Series. Here’s game one.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 23, 2013 at 09:05 AM | 10 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Jose Can Still Seabiscuit Posted: October 23, 2013 at 09:19 AM (#4580734)
DAMMIT!!!

And stupid virtual-Farrell starting Nava over Gomes. Danny goes 0 for 3 (stiff!) and the Sox lose with him in the lineup again! Even computers know that Gomes makes the Sox better!
   2. Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: October 23, 2013 at 09:27 AM (#4580738)
Makes me sad that Diamond Mind isn't the go-to sim any more for stuff like this.

Screw you, Dayne Myers.
   3. deputydrew Posted: October 23, 2013 at 11:17 AM (#4580863)
Gomes hit a big homer in my Strat-O-Matic playoff game last night, FWIW. Considered pinch hitting for him (with Andy Dirks or Miguel Montero) against reliever Ernesto Frieri, but liked his power potential in the matchup.
   4. Dale Sams Posted: October 23, 2013 at 11:35 AM (#4580897)
And stupid virtual-Farrell starting Nava over Gomes. Danny goes 0 for 3 (stiff!) and the Sox lose with him in the lineup again! Even computers know that Gomes makes the Sox better!


It also not only started Will Middlebrooks, it PH Ross (!) for Nava rather than Bogaerts.
   5. The Clarence Thomas of BBTF (scott) Posted: October 23, 2013 at 12:13 PM (#4580950)
We're DOOOOMED.
   6. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: October 23, 2013 at 12:27 PM (#4580961)
I am squarely in the pole position when it comes to simulated sex. Shooty one, Cardinals zilch!
   7. DJS and the Infinite Sadness Posted: October 23, 2013 at 01:10 PM (#4580995)
The problem with simulating individual games is that if you do it in a manner that is meaningful, it doesn't look that exciting in print. I'd dread having to turn "Cardinals win, 4.1-3.9, 52% of the time!" into an article.
   8. RMc's desperate, often sordid world Posted: October 23, 2013 at 05:56 PM (#4581291)
It's over.
   9. Howie Menckel Posted: October 23, 2013 at 08:00 PM (#4581376)

Red Sox only hope here now is a sim Denkinger on the umpiring crew. he is their kryptonite
:)
   10. Gonfalon B. Posted: October 23, 2013 at 08:04 PM (#4581380)
Do we have to simulate giving a rat's ass?

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