General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby soccer10k » Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:51 pm

Duensing’s nickname is “Deuce” which is fitting since he always seems to give up two runs.
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby jersey cubs fan » Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:57 pm

soccer10k wrote:Duensing’s nickname is “Deuce” which is fitting since he always seems to give up two runs.

he may run likes mayes but he pitches like horsefeathers
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby mul21 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:57 pm

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Brian wrote:I'm trying to figure out how the Padres and Pirates got the exact same jersey


(as I typed that I got a bit paranoid, please note I'm mildly colorblind so If the aren't actually the exact same colors I blame that)

They look the same to me. Cubs, Dodgers, Royals and Jays all look the same colors to me too.


Same for the Angels, Braves, and Red Sox.
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby PackLandVA » Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:55 am

soccer10k wrote:Duensing’s nickname is “Deuce” which is fitting since he always seems to give up two runs.


I was thinking more along the lines of a deuce, a #2, a doody - because he pitches like sh!t !!!
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby ConstableRabbit » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:00 am

Nightengale having a great night on Twitter. Apparently JD Martinez is an mvp finalist but Trout isn’t.
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Postby UMFan83 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:25 am

ConstableRabbit wrote:Nightengale having a great night on Twitter. Apparently JD Martinez is an mvp finalist but Trout isn’t.


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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:31 am

UMFan83 wrote:
ConstableRabbit wrote:Nightengale having a great night on Twitter. Apparently JD Martinez is an mvp finalist but Trout isn’t.




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Postby jersey cubs fan » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:32 am

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Postby 17 Seconds » Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:06 am

i don't wear hats but i want that cubs player weekend hat
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:57 pm

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Postby stitchface » Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:22 pm

The Red Sox can eliminate the Orioles tonight.
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby TomtheBombadil » Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:52 pm

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:
ConstableRabbit wrote:Nightengale having a great night on Twitter. Apparently JD Martinez is an mvp finalist but Trout isn’t.






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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby PackLandVA » Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:10 am

Engelberg ......reincarnated!!!
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Gmoney08 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:03 pm

Duke Silver wrote:https://twitter.com/Ianmurray7/status/1028057510006206464


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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Regular Show » Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:07 pm



No offense to old people, but do you really want to hire a 65-year old to lead you in any industry/business?

What a terrible organization... I wish the Yankees were as incompetent as the team on the other side of town.
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby NOLA » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:05 am

Ned Yost is awful. They practically had to drag his ass out of the dugout to stick up for his pitcher. He should have been out there 15 pitches ago.
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Derwood » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:39 pm

The prognosticators really whiffed on Jose Ramirez this year. By fWAR, ZIPS (2.0) and Steamer (1.9).....he's at 7.7 right now with 6 weeks to go :shock:
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Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:25 pm

Derwood wrote:The prognosticators really whiffed on Jose Ramirez this year. By fWAR, ZIPS (2.0) and Steamer (1.9).....he's at 7.7 right now with 6 weeks to go :shock:


who wants to tell him
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Derwood » Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:52 pm

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:
Derwood wrote:The prognosticators really whiffed on Jose Ramirez this year. By fWAR, ZIPS (2.0) and Steamer (1.9).....he's at 7.7 right now with 6 weeks to go :shock:


who wants to tell him


Go ahead
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:54 pm

Derwood wrote:
TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:
Derwood wrote:The prognosticators really whiffed on Jose Ramirez this year. By fWAR, ZIPS (2.0) and Steamer (1.9).....he's at 7.7 right now with 6 weeks to go :shock:


who wants to tell him


Go ahead


those are rest-of-season projections
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Derwood » Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:58 pm

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:
Derwood wrote:
TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:
who wants to tell him


Go ahead


those are rest-of-season projections


Ah...I didn’t catch that. Thank you
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:07 pm

OleMissCub wrote:https://twitter.com/mlbrandomstats/status/1020172530840203264?s=21


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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Splendid Splinter » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:23 pm

I heard this from a buddy of mine that Joey Gallo hasn't made a sacrifice (bunt/hit or fly) yet in his career.
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