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Writer/podcaster @ringer. @EWPod co-host and co-author of The MVP Machine and The Only Rule Is It Has to Work. Ex-@Grantland33, @FiveThirtyEight, @baseballpro.

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wrote about how made the mind flayer monster so gooey and grossed all of us out kudos to the screaming stuntma
Wrote @ringer about how #StrangerThings made the Mind Flayer monster so gooey and grossed all of us out. Kudos to the screaming stuntman in spandex who stood in for the monster so the actors could actually look scared.
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every morning for the past six years i ve thought maybe this will be the day ray durham responds to my request
Every morning for the past six years I've thought, "Maybe THIS will be the day Ray Durham responds to my requests to talk to him about going 0-for-26 against Mariano Rivera." Pretty sure he'll check his messages and say yes soon
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mvp machine readers keep telling me and about the parallels between baseball s player development revolution a
MVP Machine readers keep telling me and @Sawchik_Trib about the parallels between baseball's player-development revolution and recent innovations in their own, non-baseball fields or industries. w@HarvardBizrote about some of the universal lessons here:
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today s guest on ewpod bud selig
Today's guest on @EWPod: Bud Selig.
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thanks to everyone who helped make the mvp machine one of the bestselling sports books of june you ve given me
Thanks to everyone who helped make The MVP Machine one of the bestselling sports books of June. You've given me and @Sawchik_Trib an even happier holiday. If you haven't gotten your copy yet, good news: You can still help us stay on the list for July!
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We're working on it!
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yesterday is more memorable as a thought experiment than a movie so for i surveyed several philosophers about
Yesterday is more memorable as a thought experiment than a movie, so for @ringer I surveyed several philosophers about one what-if: Is it actually unethical to take credit for writing the Beatles' songs in a world where the Beatles don't exist?
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is as good a podcast guest as he is a pitcher and a podcast host on he walked me and through surviving the hi
.@RossStripling is as good a podcast guest as he is a pitcher and a podcast host. On @EWPod, he walked me and @SamMillerBB through surviving the high-homer era, applying data, and how he felt and what he threw in 6 pivotal plate appearances from his career.
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fun new giggled with about the grand junction definitely not named chubs talked to about bringing sabermetrics
Fun new @EWPod: Giggled with @megrowler about the Grand Junction Definitely-Not-Named-Chubs, talked to @baseballot about bringing sabermetrics to the Congressional Baseball Game, and asked @nprmonkeysee about her excellent new novel, Evvie Drake Starts Over
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got a question about the hula hoop looking thing behind ohtani during his bullpen session it s for practicing
Got a question about the hula hoop-looking thing behind Ohtani during his bullpen session. It's for practicing pitch tunneling. You stand it at the point between the mound and the plate where the hitter has to decide to swing and try to get all of your pitches to pass through it.

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great shot questionable shot selection the jr smith of white walkers
Great shot, questionable shot selection: the J.R. Smith of White Walkers
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giving away 3 signed copies of the only rule to randomly selected people who retweet this by the end of the da
Giving away 3 signed copies of The Only Rule to randomly selected people who retweet this by the end of the day. Go!
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we re giving away 3 more autographed copies of the mvp machine today retweet by midnight pst to enter the rand
We're giving away 3 more autographed copies of The MVP Machine today. Retweet by midnight PST to enter the random drawing!
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to celebrate the launch of the mvp machine and i are giving away three copies of the book autographed by both
To celebrate the launch of The MVP Machine, @Sawchik_Trib and I are giving away three copies of the book, autographed by both of us, via random drawing. Retweet this by the end of today to enter. We'll notify the winners after midnight PST.
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the mvp machine turns 2 weeks old today to mark the occasion we re giving away 3 more autographed hardcover co
The MVP Machine turns 2 weeks old today! To mark the occasion, we're giving away 3 more autographed hardcover copies. Retweet this today to enter, and we'll pick the winners via random drawing at midnight PST.
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one last time before father s day we re giving away 3 more autographed copies of the mvp machine retweet this
One last time before Father's Day: We're giving away 3 more autographed copies of The MVP Machine. Retweet this today to enter, and we'll pick the winners via random drawing at midnight PST.
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the mvp machine is turning one week old and we re giving away 3 more autographed copies retweet this today to
The MVP Machine is turning one week old, and we're giving away 3 more autographed copies. Retweet this today to enter, and we'll pick the winners via random drawing at midnight PST.
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giving away 3 more signed copies of the only rule to randomly selected people who rt this by the end of the da
Giving away 3 more signed copies of The Only Rule to randomly selected people who RT this by the end of the day. GO!
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final giveaway for the only rule 3 signed copies with omar bookmarks by sheaserrano retweet this today to ente
Final giveaway for The Only Rule! 3 signed copies, with Omar bookmarks by @SheaSerrano. Retweet this today to enter.
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tired playoff races wired khris davis going for a record fourth consecutive season with the same batting avera
Tired: Playoff races
Wired: Khris Davis going for a record fourth consecutive season with the same batting average
Needs to finish with one hit in 3/4/5 at-bats, or two hits in 7/8/9 at-bats.
Total(1) => 0.37362098693848 f_f_QM(2) => 0.073599100112915 indS(2) => 0.018972873687744 indM(2) => 0.05305290222168 indM_1(2) => 0.0034070014953613 indM_2(2) => 0.00088000297546387 indM_4(2) => 0.01432991027832 indM_5(2) => 0.0052049160003662 indM_6(2) => 0.0021140575408936 indM_7(2) => 0.0013840198516846 indM_8(2) => 0.001262903213501 indM_9(2) => 0.0094470977783203 indM_10(2) => 0.014730215072632 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.29820466041565 f_f_dT(20) => 0.29797053337097