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    Apr 5, 18, 04:15 PM
    Not sure if it has aged well, but Bob Costas' book "Fair Ball" was a pretty deep dive into this. As I recall (it has been a while), Costas' main point was that you have to have both a salary cap AND a salary floor to make it work (and to have any hope of getting the Union to go along with it). In MLB, teams figured out that they can spend $60M (or whatever the # is now) and finish in 2nd or 3rd behind the $100M Yankees / Dodgers / etc. OR they...
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    Apr 1, 18, 12:23 PM
    Really like Schofferhoffer and Stiegl Radler grapefruit. Good stuff.
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    Apr 1, 18, 12:21 PM
    As we get closer, let us know potential impact on UK v. UofL baseball in Lexington on TUE night.
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    Mar 30, 18, 11:18 AM
    He's wherever he is to sell tickets / generate interest. This will be true even if he shows up at Citi Field.
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    Mar 30, 18, 11:17 AM
    Smells like a platoon for Duvall. If he sits tomorrow against Strasburg and starts against Gio on SUN, gonna smell a lot more like it. If you're trying a 4 person OF rotation, Duvall plays against all LHPs and occasionally against a RHP. Hamilton is anemic from both sides but has speed & defense. Maybe the rotation will include pinch run and defensive replacement innings for Hamilton?
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    Mar 29, 18, 10:55 AM
    Finnegan appears to be on the 25 man roster and HammerTime says Reed is starting on TUE (although not 1 of the 13 Ps currently listed on the 25 man roster?). That said, your overall point that the 3 Ps acquired from KC have "underwhelmed" is accurate.
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    Mar 28, 18, 04:48 PM
    Any chance his reference to his wedding reception in New Albany, IN was an homage to Romeo Langford?
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    Mar 27, 18, 03:08 PM
    I assume a Home & Home with XU will be on the schedule as soon as availability allows. XU would be silly not to take a chance to boost non-conference schedule. Would be a classy move by Mack.
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    Mar 27, 18, 11:15 AM
    Widely reported now.
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    Mar 25, 18, 08:12 PM
    The McD suggestion doesn't ring true. Jurich locked him up in JUN 2016 with a 10 yr. $10.6M deal making him the highest paid coach in baseball. Maybe Tyra is going to sweeten and extend that deal a bit, but the foundation was clearly laid by Jurich. CRAWFORD | Louisville makes McDonnell nation's highest paid coll - WDRB 41 Louisville News That said, I support Tyra and thought Jurich had to go in order to get things fixed and a clean slate...
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