General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby sneakypower » Thu May 17, 2018 5:54 pm

he came up young, but he slashed .239/.298/.346 in first 180 G to start his career; .313/.377/.590 in the last 2 years

can we hire away their hitting coach
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby SouthSideRyan » Thu May 17, 2018 6:15 pm

sneakypower wrote:i wonder how many people could guess baseball's leader in WAR during the last calendar year, within maybe 5 tries

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in that timeframe, 3rd lowest K% & 6th highest ISO


Jose Ramirez?
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby SouthSideRyan » Thu May 17, 2018 6:18 pm

I needed the hint because I knew he never Ks.
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby itisallpartoftheplan » Sun May 20, 2018 3:51 pm

Braves release Jose Bautista. Thanks for hitting that gw 3 run homer vs the Cubs in your brief stint.
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Bull » Sun May 20, 2018 8:58 pm

itisallpartoftheplan wrote:Braves release Jose Bautista. Thanks for hitting that gw 3 run homer vs the Cubs in your brief stint.

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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Sun May 20, 2018 9:33 pm

It's just Vlad Jr.'s world, and baseball is lucky to exist in it:



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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Jaxbro » Mon May 21, 2018 2:15 am

Sammy Sofa wrote:It's just Vlad Jr.'s world, and baseball is lucky to exist in it:




He’s ok I guess
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Liam Neeson » Thu May 24, 2018 1:37 am

Same guy that broke the Cano suspension is saying Beef is going to get popped tomorrow

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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Cubswin11 » Thu May 24, 2018 1:39 am

Liam Neeson wrote:Same guy that broke the Cano suspension is saying Beef is going to get popped tomorrow


The Beef Went Bad? The Beef Soured? The Beef Went Rotten?

What kind of whacky thread title will Jersey think of?
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Thu May 24, 2018 3:09 am

not grass, ped beef
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Thu May 24, 2018 3:20 am

Beef Banngington
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby jersey cubs fan » Thu May 24, 2018 3:31 am

Its not his fault he was suffering from vitamin L deficiency
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Regular Show » Thu May 24, 2018 3:34 am

Huh, former Cubs player and PED user Marlon Byrd claims he used PEDs once on purpose and once by accident. Interesting...

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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Thu May 24, 2018 3:42 am

Yeah Marlon, we all kinda figured when you posted 4 of the 5 best ISOs of your career starting at age 36.
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Cubswin11 » Thu May 24, 2018 3:53 am

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:Yeah Marlon, we all kinda figured when you posted 4 of the 5 best ISOs of your career starting at age 36.

While being built like a NFL linebacker
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby soccer10k » Thu May 24, 2018 3:48 pm

Liam Neeson wrote:Same guy that broke the Cano suspension is saying Beef is going to get popped tomorrow



He was right. Suspended 80 games today.

And I’ll go with Tainted Beef.
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Postby Bertz » Thu May 24, 2018 4:34 pm

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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Thu May 24, 2018 5:29 pm

Andrelton Simmons is on pace for a 7-WAR season and has struck out only 10 times in 174 at bats.
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Cubswin11 » Thu May 24, 2018 7:20 pm



Hmmmmm
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Post Count Padder » Thu May 24, 2018 8:14 pm

Longtime Cubs minor leaguer John Andreoli made his MLB debut last night for the Mariners and got his first career hit. Happy for him.
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby 17 Seconds » Thu May 24, 2018 11:42 pm

ohtani has been completely insane so far, the angels are relevant, and it still feels like he's already been forgotten
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu May 24, 2018 11:45 pm

17 Seconds wrote:ohtani has been completely insane so far, the angels are relevant, and it still feels like he's already been forgotten


Maybe it's just Deadspin, but they basically have an article fawning over him every week.
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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby PackLandVA » Fri May 25, 2018 2:46 am

17 Seconds wrote:ohtani has been completely insane so far, the angels are relevant, and it still feels like he's already been forgotten


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Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Fri May 25, 2018 5:18 am

17 Seconds wrote:ohtani has been completely insane so far, the angels are relevant, and it still feels like he's already been forgotten

I almost went to one of their games last weekend but I drove by the stadium and got bored
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