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by Duke Silver
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20820
Views: 637309

Re: Politics & Current Events

What the horsefeathers are you doing, Dems? Laura Moser, a U.S. House candidate from Texas’ 7th Congressional District, is one of seven Democrats running to unseat incumbent Rep. John Culberson (R). Her campaign has already garnered significant support, raising nearly $150,000 this year. But on Thu...
by Duke Silver
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: #NotAllPitchers
Replies: 517
Views: 27802

Re: #NotAllPitchers

Regular Show wrote:I really hope he doesn't need TJS. Hopefully just needs some rest and time off. He's already one of the most entertaining pitchers in all of MLB.

That screwball is something else...


Don't worry. They're just taking him to a farm upstate.
by Duke Silver
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time
Replies: 1707
Views: 58402

Re: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time

https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/966752151539240960 https://twitter.com/muhmentions/status/966692413459849216 I'm cackling at the idea of any of the coaches on our staff trying to play Rambo. Our head coach would probably pass out if you put a gun on his desk. This arm-the-teachers idea is without...
by Duke Silver
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Spring Training Thread
Replies: 117
Views: 4919

Re: The Spring Training Thread

Cubswin11 wrote:
CaliforniaRaisin wrote:

We’re winning 120 games this year


You think Drinky Joe will hold us back that much?
by Duke Silver
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Winter Olympics 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2579

Re: Winter Olympics 2018

The gold medal in hockey coming down to a shootout is horsefeathering terrible. I don’t particularly like the 4 on 4 overtime either but I understand it. I get not wanting the other elimination games to go on forever for fairness sake. In the NHL, either both teams are in the same boat for the next...
by Duke Silver
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: General Cubs Chit-Chat
Replies: 4256
Views: 205849

Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

How is weis going to find time to sex our way to victory in the playoffs without late-inning mound visits?
by Duke Silver
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Social
Topic: TV thread
Replies: 2097
Views: 82944

Re: TV thread

I haven't had a re-watch of The Sopranos in a long time. But I have so many shows that I either want to start or need to catch up on. It's impossible to keep up. I might just start The Sopranos up anyway. Nothing will top it, in my book.
by Duke Silver
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20820
Views: 637309

Re: Politics & Current Events



by Duke Silver
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Spring Training Thread
Replies: 117
Views: 4919

Re: The Spring Training Thread

I need some dongs in my life.
by Duke Silver
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: JD Martinez to Red Sox 5/110
Replies: 18
Views: 720

Re: JD Martinez to Red Sox 5/110

I think it’s a fine deal for both sides. I do wonder how his power will play in Fenway though as I believe a lot of his power is to CF and Right-Center and those are the deepest parts of Fenway (and deeper in general compared to other fields iirc). I think it's a fine deal, too -- mainly because an...
by Duke Silver
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: JD Martinez to Red Sox 5/110
Replies: 18
Views: 720

Re: JD Martinez to Red Sox 5/110

Let's pay $100 million for a 30-year-old outfielder that already can't play defense to try to make us a 99-win team instead of a 98-win team and in the process go over the luxury tax and have right field accounted for when Bryce Harper is about to join us next year. There's a segment of Cubs twitte...
by Duke Silver
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: JD Martinez to Red Sox 5/110
Replies: 18
Views: 720

Re: JD Martinez to Red Sox 5/110

Let's pay $100 million for a 30-year-old outfielder that already can't play defense to try to make us a 99-win team instead of a 98-win team and in the process go over the luxury tax and have right field accounted for when Bryce Harper is about to join us next year.
by Duke Silver
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: JD Martinez to Red Sox 5/110
Replies: 18
Views: 720

Re: JD Martinez to Red Sox 5/110

Wait, what?
by Duke Silver
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: What should I work on next?
Replies: 89
Views: 4303

Re: What should I work on next?

NSBB 2018 #NobodyIn
by Duke Silver
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Hosmer to the Padres - 8 Years $144M
Replies: 48
Views: 961

Re: Hosmer to the Padres - 8 Years $144M

Tim wrote:Yep...that aaron guy is pretty smart. Wish he posted here! ;)


Something seems off with him. Like he's possessed by an evil spirit. Best keep him away from here.
by Duke Silver
Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Hosmer to the Padres - 8 Years $144M
Replies: 48
Views: 961

Re: Offseason Transactions

Thank god we have Theo.
by Duke Silver
Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Hosmer to the Padres - 8 Years $144M
Replies: 48
Views: 961

Re: Offseason Transactions

Dave Cameron would be dumb enough to go work for A.J. Preller.
by Duke Silver
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Spring Training Thread
Replies: 117
Views: 4919

Re: The Spring Training Thread

Javy, when he saw KB walk out onto the field:

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by Duke Silver
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Spring Training Thread
Replies: 117
Views: 4919

Re: The Spring Training Thread

Always a tough time of the year for Javy, having to meet all 24 of his new teammates.
by Duke Silver
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Darvish to Cubs, 6/$126 Million + Incentives
Replies: 418
Views: 12315

Re: Darvish to Cubs, 6/$126 Million + Incentives

Miguel Montero being traded months after producing two of the biggest moments in franchise history because he five-hopped 6 throws to second is one of the funniest things ever.

Anyway, no, I don't even remotely care what the time to home is for the SP with the best K/9 in the history of baseball.
by Duke Silver
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Sports Media Thread
Replies: 1028
Views: 39585

Re: Sports Media Thread

yeah he's mostly good, but i've been just a bit annoyed with some of his writing lately too. his "who's going to lead the clubhouse now that jon jay, jake arrieta and wade davis are gone" article was pretty silly to me. Which of the 16 World Champions are going to lead the clubhouse now t...
by Duke Silver
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Offseason Transactions
Replies: 443
Views: 28871

Re: Offseason Transactions

Not that this has anything to do with that tweet, but I can't see Matthew Trueblood's name without thinking about him writing this in June of Kris Bryant's MVP season: Bryant has been better; there’s no disputing that. Some trend lines favor Piscotty, though. For instance, he’s been the better hitte...
by Duke Silver
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: No more Kato
Replies: 5
Views: 373

Re: No more Kato

soccer10k wrote:I thought this was going to be about Kato Kaelin quitting Twitter or getting booted off for something.


Fangraphs should hire Kato to rate prospects on a scale of "GARBAGE" to "FN SUCK."
by Duke Silver
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3005
Views: 141488

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

They were only $400,000 apart $6.5 vs $6.9 million, why not just settle and give him the $ 6 . 9 and be nice about it? He's the only cornerstone building block they have, why do something so nominal to piss him off and have a malcontent on the team all year and in future negotiations/dealings? Nice.

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