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Old 06-07-2012, 09:31 PM
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No. Probably not.

But if you want misinformation, go to the media.

Currently, the AL East has 5 teams over .500 and the NL East has 4 teams over .500.
The AL East has a higher combined winning percentage .5422 than the East .5420
*Not that this matters for anything.


Well the AL East is the stronger division now of course that the Phillies are under .500
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Old 06-07-2012, 09:39 PM
 
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Well the AL East is the stronger division now of course that the Phillies are under .500
As of Sunday, NL East was MLB's best against all other divisions at .584. AL east was .579; other 4 were .465 or less.

Phils hurt that stat at LA, the other 4 have spent the week playing inside the division.
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Old 06-07-2012, 09:44 PM
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As of Sunday, NL East was MLB's best against all other divisions at .584. AL east was .579; other 4 were .465 or less.

Phils hurt that stat at LA, the other 4 have spent the week playing inside the division.
Phils current 6 game losing streak is the longest of any team in the league at this point.
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Old 06-07-2012, 10:01 PM
 
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Phils current 6 game losing streak is the longest of any team in the league at this point.
The only thing holding them up from being 10 out is Hamels excellent start. Pence had an excellent period, but has cooled off, and they have a very shallow lineup right now.

Washington is, IMO, the divisions best team, and they are just starting their stellar several year period. I'm optimistic Mets with Harvey and Wheeler inside 1 or so years will be able to battle them, along with Braves and Fish. But IMO the Nats most likely for at least 5 years are the MLB version of the Heat..a loaded team..not always going to win, but their minimum expectation during the period should be a win total in the low to mid 90s.
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Old 06-07-2012, 10:12 PM
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The only thing holding them up from being 10 out is Hamels excellent start. Pence had an excellent period, but has cooled off, and they have a very shallow lineup right now.

Washington is, IMO, the divisions best team, and they are just starting their stellar several year period. I'm optimistic Mets with Harvey and Wheeler inside 1 or so years will be able to battle them, along with Braves and Fish. But IMO the Nats most likely for at least 5 years are the MLB version of the Heat..a loaded team..not always going to win, but their minimum expectation during the period should be a win total in the low to mid 90s.

I turned to the game and the Phils were up 3-1 in the 6th inning and I went to the store and came back and they were losing again in the 8th inning. Most of the games they been losing they were ahead early on. They are like the "SPRING VERSION" of the Eagles
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Old 06-07-2012, 10:15 PM
 
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I turned to the game and the Phils were up 3-1 in the 6th inning and I went to the store and came back and they were losing again in the 8th inning. Most of the games they been losing they were ahead early on. They are like the "SPRING VERSION" of the Eagles
That has been their pattern this year. I suspect the mostly off offense is putting too much pressure on the pitching. It seems they either score 8 about once a week, or 3 or less 4 times a week.
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Old 06-07-2012, 10:26 PM
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That has been their pattern this year. I suspect the mostly off offense is putting too much pressure on the pitching. It seems they either score 8 about once a week, or 3 or less 4 times a week.
Doesn't get any easier since they face the Orioles this weekend.
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Old 07-24-2012, 12:02 PM
 
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Remember this thread where people were talking up the NL East and the Mets.

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Every team in the division has a winning record ... the Nats and Braves are fighting for 1st place and the Mets and Marlins have looked very good this season.
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No, the Mets, along with the other 4 , will all be .500 or more. Its not week 2, we are now 30% complete, and every teams full roster has been used, plus injury call ups.
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Their players are not talented but they came to Philadelphia and swept the Phillies? At some point you are going to have to realize that the Mets are improved and are not going anywhere no time soon.
NL East Standings
Nationals 56-30
Braves 52 - 44
Mets 47 - 49
Marlins 45 - 51
Phillies 43 - 54

It allows me to make a point I've been wanting to make. Bob says that the season is 30% complete and that that means the win loss records should be indicative of a team's talent and predictive of its future.

That's just not very true

If a team wins its first game (1 - 0), and we know nothing else about the team what record should we expect for that team at the end of the season?

162 - 0? Of course not.
82-80. The only real assumption that we can make is that the team is a .500 team. A team winning 50% of its remaining 162 games will win 81.5 games on the season. Since you can't win half a game, and 1 win is in the bank, we round up to 82 wins.

A 1 game sample isn't enough to draw any conclusions on.

Neither is 30% of games.
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Old 07-24-2012, 02:12 PM
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Remember this thread where people were talking up the NL East and the Mets.





NL East Standings
Nationals 56-30
Braves 52 - 44
Mets 47 - 49
Marlins 45 - 51
Phillies 43 - 54

It allows me to make a point I've been wanting to make. Bob says that the season is 30% complete and that that means the win loss records should be indicative of a team's talent and predictive of its future.

That's just not very true

If a team wins its first game (1 - 0), and we know nothing else about the team what record should we expect for that team at the end of the season?

162 - 0? Of course not.
82-80. The only real assumption that we can make is that the team is a .500 team. A team winning 50% of its remaining 162 games will win 81.5 games on the season. Since you can't win half a game, and 1 win is in the bank, we round up to 82 wins.

A 1 game sample isn't enough to draw any conclusions on.

Neither is 30% of games.


I knew the Mets were struggling lately but had no idea they fell below .500. Damm
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Old 07-28-2012, 03:05 PM
 
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When was the last time the NL East was this strong?

Last year.
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