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Post by steveschneider on Fri Jun 13, 2014 2:16 pm

In case you've been wondering what Quentin Berry has been up to since life after the Tigers, here he is making a big fool of himself.

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Post by steveschneider on Fri Jun 13, 2014 4:10 pm

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Post by steveschneider on Sat Jun 14, 2014 11:53 am



Captain of the Yale baseball team, George H. Bush with Babe Ruth. Bush turned 90 this week. Happy Birthday, Mr. President!
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Post by steveschneider on Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:10 am



George "the Animal" Steele throwing out the first pitch, he has still got it.
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Post by steveschneider on Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:44 am

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Post by steveschneider on Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:35 am

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Post by NigelUno on Fri Jun 20, 2014 10:14 am


That's not going to happen.
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Post by steveschneider on Sun Jun 22, 2014 2:35 pm

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Post by Floyd Robertson on Sun Jul 06, 2014 4:57 am

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Post by NigelUno on Mon Jul 07, 2014 10:38 pm

Mets vs. Braves tied 3-3 in the bottom of 9. Mets get runners on 1st and 2nd (in part due to a non-reviewable neighborhood play that gets overturned), with no outs. They do not bunt for some reason. 6 guys come to the plate. All 6 reach base. The Mets do not score. 2 force outs at 3rd (after they didn't bunt), and a force out at 2nd ends the inning. Fredi gets tossed for arguing the non-reviewable call.
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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on Mon Jul 07, 2014 10:52 pm

@NigelUno wrote:Mets vs. Braves tied 3-3 in the bottom of 9.  Mets get runners on 1st and 2nd (in part due to a non-reviewable neighborhood play that gets overturned), with no outs.  They do not bunt for some reason.  6 guys come to the plate.  All 6 reach base.  The Mets do not score.  2 force outs at 3rd (after they didn't bunt), and a force out at 2nd ends the inning.  Fredi gets tossed for arguing the non-reviewable call.

I have over 7.5.

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Post by steveschneider on Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:46 am

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Post by steveschneider on Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:53 am

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Post by Floyd Robertson on Fri Jul 25, 2014 8:23 am

Ryan Raburn spikes throw, allows ‘inside-the-park HR’

There's the Raburn we all know and love.
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Post by Rocinante on Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:58 pm



I did not realize he was playing for Kansas City.

What ever happened to poster "Raburn Sucks"?

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Post by WBill on Fri Jul 25, 2014 1:01 pm

He obviously was very mad at some ant.

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Post by steveschneider on Fri Jul 25, 2014 1:02 pm

Saw a debate today on FB regarding Billy Martin over whether or not he should be in the HOF.

Was curious to see what the Swill thought.
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Post by NigelUno on Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:49 am

@steveschneider wrote:Saw a debate today on FB regarding Billy Martin over whether or not he should be in the HOF.

Was curious to see what the Swill thought.

I say yes.

Pitching matchup tonight...Kershaw vs. Julio.

Heyward has some back issues...will the Braves make a trade?
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Post by Floyd Robertson on Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:57 am

I'm sure that everyone has known this for 36 hours already, but dammit it at least deserves some mention.

Vin Scully says he's returning for 66th season with Dodgers

I'm only half joking when I say that MLB should just fold up shop when Vin finally retires. I mean, what is baseball without great announcers?
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Post by steveschneider on Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:27 pm

@NigelUno wrote:

I say yes.

Pitching matchup tonight...Kershaw vs. Julio.

Heyward has some back issues...will the Braves make a trade?

I'd have Billy out of the top 5 managers of his era. Would have Herzog, Anderson, Weaver, Lasorda and Dick Williams. Also, for Billy it might be one of those cases of 'character issues'.

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Post by Floyd Robertson on Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:45 pm

Thome signs honorary contract with the Tribe, officially retires as an Indian.

http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2014/08/jim-thome-officially-retires.html
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Post by steveschneider on Sun Aug 03, 2014 12:04 pm

http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/08/03/just-fire-kirk-gibson-already/#comments

So glad the Tigers org. didn't listen to all the fans that wanted to fire Leyland and hire Gibson.
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Post by InTenSity on Sun Aug 03, 2014 1:17 pm

Any opinions on the Marlins? Stanton going to go somewhere else eventually?

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Post by steveschneider on Sun Aug 03, 2014 1:48 pm

@InTenSity wrote:Any opinions on the Marlins? Stanton going to go somewhere else eventually?

Haven't watched a Marlins game since last year. Just looked at the standings, and that's a very winnable division imo. My money is on the Braves, but if the Mets or Marlins got hot I could see them upsetting.

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Post by Floyd Robertson on Wed Aug 06, 2014 8:56 pm

Yogi Berra's granddaughter doing the ice bucket challenge. She clearly didn't inherit Yogi's language skills.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62QO-TXzPUs
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Post by steveschneider on Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:46 am



Twentyeight years ago today was the start of a Cubs and Astros game that would go 18 innings, take two days to complete, and use 53 players.

The losing pitcher was a 20-year-old kid with a terrible mustache making his MLB debut. The rest is history.
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Post by Floyd Robertson on Sat Sep 06, 2014 7:22 am

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Post by Floyd Robertson on Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:41 pm

Gardenhire gone after 13 seasons.

Ron Gardenhire out as Twins manager

Too bad.  I always thought he was one of the good guys in baseball.

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Post by steveschneider on Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:48 pm

@Floyd Robertson wrote:Gardenhire gone after 13 seasons.

Ron Gardenhire out as Twins manager

Too bad.  I always thought he was one of the good guys in baseball.

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Just saw that, and think it's a shame. I think that Twins team has some potential to be better next year.
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Post by Ass Dan on Mon Sep 29, 2014 2:21 pm

Firing gardenhire is a ****ing stupid move. He might be the best manager in the game, along with scioscia and Bochy
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Post by Floyd Robertson on Thu Oct 30, 2014 4:21 pm

SI Wire ‏@SI_Wire 51 minutes ago

Three-time All-Star Kevin Youkilis retires: http://si.com/mlb/2014/10/30/boston-red-sox-kevin-youkilis-retires
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Post by Floyd Robertson on Tue Sep 08, 2015 6:15 am

No one is more puzzled by Max Scherzer’s collapse than Max Scherzer

What on earth is wrong with Max Scherzer?

He wishes he could tell you. He sounds like he wishes he could tell himself. Look in his eyes — the blue one, the brown one. Neither has a clue.

WHIP has "ballooned" to 1.45 in the last seven starts compared to some ridiculous sub 0.9 number before.
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Post by steveschneider on Sun Sep 27, 2015 5:56 pm

http://deadspin.com/jonathan-papelbon-and-bryce-harper-brawl-in-nationals-d-1733270056

Nationals imploding and I love it. Papelbon vs Harper in the dugout.
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Post by I.B. Fine on Fri Jul 01, 2016 6:13 pm

Indians going for 14 in a row, in the top of the 16th against Bluejays. 1st & 3rd, 1 out.
Happy Canada Day , eh

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Post by I.B. Fine on Fri Jul 01, 2016 7:03 pm

Top of the 18th, Jays have a position player pitching (with a 90mph fastball) , Indians have tomorrows starter in.
First 2 batters reach, 1st & 3rd

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Post by I.B. Fine on Fri Jul 01, 2016 8:24 pm

Just because I know you are all anxious for an update, Indians win in 19, 2-1
Who's going to Cleveland for the game Monday?

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