The MLB Thread

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by Mustard, Nov 2, 2016.

  1. yozza

    yozza It's Totti, not Shitty.......get it right!

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    Well I'm a Mets fan, so I agree wqholeheartedly about the Wilpons. Although they may have turned a corner by going nuts out for Cespedes. Doubt they really had a choice, what with the pitching staff we have currently. If they didn't keep Cespedes on board, the pitchers would have had not run production this year. It's not like Jay Bruce has been hitting well since his move from the Reds.

    I would have thought the Yankees would have at least tried to add a young bat to the organisation. Especially considering how competitive their division is at the moment. No way can they keep up with the likes of Boston and Toronto at the moment.

    And don't even get me started on that dwarfish fuck nugget Dolan!!!
     
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  2. yankspurs

    yankspurs "We're not a selling club"

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    Dolan is a small, pathetic, piece of human garbage.
     
  3. hugrr

    hugrr Gimme some gravy

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    I've just been to watch the A's Vs the Warriors tonight, didn't have a clue what was going on whatsoever. Does everyone get up & sing halfway through at all the games?
     
  4. Dirty Ewok

    Dirty Ewok Well-Known Member

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    Yup, its tradition during the "7th inning stretch". Basically every stadium (Major League, Minors, College etc) in the US used to play "take me out to the ball game". After 9/11 lots of stadiums started played "God Bless America".

    A bunch of stadiums have their own traditions, in Boston during the 8th inning the stadium does a sing a long of Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline", the Marlins used to play a song by Jimmy Buffett and the Orioles play a song by John Denver.
     
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  5. EJWTartanSpur

    EJWTartanSpur SC Supporter

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    My Detroit Tigers have had a rough start to the season, but the month of June looks a lot easier and they are still somehow only 3 games back. I've been to 4 Detroit Tigers games at Comerica Park, in the last season they ended up going to the World Series in 2013, and they were all great days out. With a lack of football, NFL, soon to NBA and NHL, baseball helps cover the summer months
     
  6. fortworthspur

    fortworthspur Well-Known Member

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    the Warriors are a basketball team. must have been quite a game!
     
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  7. WalkerboyUK

    WalkerboyUK Well-Known Member

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    Boston Red Sox have been busted for using Apple Watch to communicate about opposition pitching.

    Caught out by the Yankees for spotting catcher pitch calls and relatying to coaching staff who then signal to batter what pitch is coming.
     
  8. WalkerboyUK

    WalkerboyUK Well-Known Member

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    Is it still a ball ache to get in/out of the Oakland stadium?!? Went in 2001 and it was like being in a herd of cattle...
     
  9. fortworthspur

    fortworthspur Well-Known Member

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    Astros up 2 games to none on Boston.
     
  10. Spurs 1961

    Spurs 1961 Well-Known Member

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    They look a really strong team. Not sure who will beat them
     
  11. fortworthspur

    fortworthspur Well-Known Member

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    best hitting line-up top to bottom in the majors - no easy outs. Their pitching is pretty good. They have two Cy Young winners in the rotation but one has struggled a little since injury. No 3 and 4 pitchers are solid but not dominant.

    but to answer your question, Cleveland and LA both won more games and will have home field advantage in any series with Houston. Neither will be easy.
     
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  12. Spurs 1961

    Spurs 1961 Well-Known Member

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    Not seen much this season but am catching most of the post season. Some good teams out there this year
     
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  13. yankspurs

    yankspurs "We're not a selling club"

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    Please just fucking kill me.
     
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  14. WorcesterTHFC

    WorcesterTHFC Active Member

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    Teams in the post-season ought to be good. If they're not, there's something wrong.
     
  15. fortworthspur

    fortworthspur Well-Known Member

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    no shit. I was counting on the Yankees to at least stretch the series out so we could pitch Verlander in game one of the ALCS.
     
  16. yankspurs

    yankspurs "We're not a selling club"

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    Girardi needs to be fired. And yesterday. What a fucking asshole. Get the FUCK out of my city.
     
  17. slartibartfast

    slartibartfast Grunge baby forever

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    Thought there was a MotherLoveBone thread for a second. Got all excited :(
     
  18. Spurs 1961

    Spurs 1961 Well-Known Member

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    That's why I like watching at this time of the season. It does seem to me though that there are a lot of good young players who have emerged
     
  19. fortworthspur

    fortworthspur Well-Known Member

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    yup. lets face it - with 162 games regular season baseball can be a colossal bore, and baseball was my first sporting love. but the play-offs - limited to just the best 8 teams - are usually high quality.
     
  20. VancouverSpur

    VancouverSpur New Member

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    Girardi Shat the Bed
     
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