***2019 MLB Thread: Don’t even bother you have the scores on your phone anyway***

Discussion in 'The Mainboard' started by teel, Mar 28, 2019.

  1. poor paul

    poor paul Well-Known Member
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    It’s almost as if sports leagues don’t function the same as other industries and organizations because they are legally sanctioned monopolies.

    But the idea of drafts in American sports are so baked into cultural norms that I’m not going to waste a bunch of time and energy arguing with people who won’t ever change their minds. I’ve heard all of the arguments and just fundamentally disagree/ don’t find any of them compelling.
     
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  2. Boo MFer!

    Boo MFer! Creator of the 'Official Dads of TMB' thread.
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  3. teel

    teel Dan Jones fan
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    Last time Odor made co...

    Nope I’m not that basic!
     
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  4. JeremyLambsFace

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    ROOKIE FREE AGENCY
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  5. Trofie

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    Tommy La Stella now has 11 hr's and 8 k's on the year. Insane
     
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  6. teel

    teel Dan Jones fan
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    When you find out the pitchers aren’t hitting

     
  7. Boo MFer!

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  8. Buster

    Buster "Don't buy a Lincoln you'll look like a pimp."
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    I get to listen to Marty Brennaman call the Cubs/Reds game tonight on XM. Life is grand.

    :dislike:
     
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  9. Emma

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    Phillies just blew a potential bases loaded triple play
     
  10. steamengine

    steamengine I don’t want to press one for English!
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    And that friends, was the last time anyone knew the Texas Rangers existed.
     
  11. laxjoe

    laxjoe Well-Known Member
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    rafael Palmeiro was released today

     
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  12. MG2

    MG2 No judgement in brainstorming
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    Andujar is getting season ending surgery on his shoulder
     
  13. Degausser

    Degausser Well-Hung Member
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    Austin Riley with a 438 ft bomb in his second MLB AB. Pretty pretty cool.
     
  14. Rammer Jammer

    Rammer Jammer Fan Of: Bama, Braves, Packers, MSU Baseball
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    E Rod should have never started the 7th
     
  15. Truman

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    Some fan just rushed the field in Atlanta. I hate that the broadcasts dont show it, because the announcers made it seem like he got absolutely lit up against the back stop. I hope a video of it pops up.

    edit - that was quick

     
  16. Tex

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  17. dblplay1212

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    Sucks. Urshela has filled in better than could have ever been hoped for but hes due for some serious correction.
     
  18. laxjoe

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    This is incredible:laugh:
     
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  19. steamengine

    steamengine I don’t want to press one for English!
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    We so rich
     
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  20. Truman

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  21. DetroitNole

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    Looking at some minor league stats today and stumbled on Tebows milb profile....solid .155/.219/.206 line this year for a .425 OPS
     
  22. Emma

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    Still better than Travis Shaw
     
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  23. bro

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    unrelated. Do you get to say "sweep" if the series only lasted 2 games?
     
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  24. Ned Yocho

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  25. Emma

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    We swept the Cubs in game 163
     
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  26. laxjoe

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  27. Fecta23

    Fecta23 Well-Known Member
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    Is it time to talk about if he is the best player in baseball? Discuss.
     
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  28. Fecta23

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    Did the other team win any games?
     
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  29. cal

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    plays too late for us to have a real discussion
     
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  30. Fecta23

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    Thats a good point. Playing in PST time zone makes your WAR multiply by .87.
     
  31. bro

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    you are right.

    suck it laxjoe
     
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  32. teel

    teel Dan Jones fan
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    LETS GO BABY WELCOME BACK

     
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  33. laxjoe

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    and then one batter later, the fighting devine's get a single
     
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  34. devine

    devine hi, i am user devine
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    We are record setters no big deal
     
  35. laxjoe

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  36. devine

    devine hi, i am user devine
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    American League baseball. A thing of beauty
     
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  37. devine

    devine hi, i am user devine
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    Padres just Gave us three free outs thanks laxjoe
     
  38. laxjoe

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    very very frustrating inning so far. hopefully can avoid too much damage this inning
     
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  39. devine

    devine hi, i am user devine
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    I’d love to know who was giving your manager advice that your catcher tagged our guy on the head. Wasn’t even close
     
  40. devine

    devine hi, i am user devine
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    Lol another break
     
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  41. laxjoe

    laxjoe Well-Known Member
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    yeah not sure what we were thinking there. and then how the frick do we not turn that last play into a double play??? guy is around second on a fly ball to center field and they can't double him off??:blech:
     
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  42. laxjoe

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    feel bad for all these other losers not watching this baseball game. this has been some high quality shit
     
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  43. devine

    devine hi, i am user devine
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    Padres just gave us 7 outs in 1 inning. Scored 1 run
     
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  44. laxjoe

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    his season high is 94. we have 3 hits on the night in a tie game. why??
     
  45. devine

    devine hi, i am user devine
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    Imagine not being able to discuss this strategy. Al
     
  46. devine

    devine hi, i am user devine
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    My guess is because it’s a 4 day weekend and wanting to save the bullpen?
     
  47. Cornelius Suttree

    Cornelius Suttree I am a landmine
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    Bryan Reynolds is really handsome
     
  48. JeremyLambsFace

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    For some reason the Cardinals put in Jordan Hicks halfway through an inning last night to face Touki Toussaint (pitcher) and he proceeded to make Harrison Bader work and turned around one of his fastballs deep to the warning track.

    Imagine missing out on that excitement in an AL game
     
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