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Old October 4 2013, 09:53 PM   #706
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Evan Gattis is going for the Brooks Conrad lifetime achievement award.
Elliott Johnson beat him to it.
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Old October 4 2013, 10:21 PM   #707
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So. t's like Philadelphia, then?
Yeah, until the standing room only train full of drunks breaks down halfway back to Dedham. Then it gets real fun.
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Old October 5 2013, 04:48 AM   #708
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It's being reported that Dusty Baker is finished with Cincinnati. I'd take him in a heartbeat over Gibbons for the Jays.
You can have him. It didn't take all that long before I understood all too well Timby's outright gleeful response when the Cubs let him go. I don't doubt his has enjoyed some good player support while in Cincinnati... but things have just plain been screwy with many of his personnel decisions the past couple of years - particularly the pitching. Starting Cueto this year in the wildcard game against Pittsburgh is a good example. In all seriousness though... I think his health necessitates his retirement, and I was quite surprised when he came back after his late season problems last year.

But bottom line is I am glad Cincinnati has decided to change things up. This team has woefully underachieved the past 3 seasons. And that is reason enough for my money to make a change.
Dusty is all about underachievement.
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Old October 5 2013, 01:52 PM   #709
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Matt Harvey to have Tommy John surgery, miss 2014 season. Linky
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Old October 6 2013, 12:48 AM   #710
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Matt Harvey to have Tommy John surgery, miss 2014 season. Linky
I'm okay with that. In fact I think ALL pitchers should have TJ surgery.
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Old October 6 2013, 01:30 AM   #711
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Matt Harvey to have Tommy John surgery, miss 2014 season. Linky
I'm okay with that. In fact I think ALL pitchers should have TJ surgery.
You know, for the number that end up getting it you could almost make the case that that surgery could be a preventive measure.
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Old October 6 2013, 01:50 AM   #712
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There are people who do get it for that reason. That being said, surgery is surgery and I don't wish it lightly on anyone.
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Old October 6 2013, 06:16 AM   #713
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It's being reported that Dusty Baker is finished with Cincinnati. I'd take him in a heartbeat over Gibbons for the Jays.
You can have him. It didn't take all that long before I understood all too well Timby's outright gleeful response when the Cubs let him go. I don't doubt his has enjoyed some good player support while in Cincinnati... but things have just plain been screwy with many of his personnel decisions the past couple of years - particularly the pitching. Starting Cueto this year in the wildcard game against Pittsburgh is a good example. In all seriousness though... I think his health necessitates his retirement, and I was quite surprised when he came back after his late season problems last year.

But bottom line is I am glad Cincinnati has decided to change things up. This team has woefully underachieved the past 3 seasons. And that is reason enough for my money to make a change.
Dusty is all about underachievement.
And blaming someone else, his story about getting the can because he was defending his hitting coach is just more fiction.
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Man, that was quite the pitching duel in Oakland tonight. Sonny Gray went toe to toe with Verlander. And refused to be intimidated by Torii Hunter.
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Old October 6 2013, 12:25 PM   #715
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Man, that was quite the pitching duel in Oakland tonight. Sonny Gray went toe to toe with Verlander. And refused to be intimidated by Torii Hunter.
Awesome play-off baseball!!
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Old October 6 2013, 10:06 PM   #716
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Pirates are pouring it on early. Good for them. The city and the team and the ballpark deserve a little love.

However. Note to their radio guys: Don't sing. Ever. Again.
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Old October 8 2013, 05:58 AM   #717
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...and the Dodgers clinch the NLDS.
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Old October 8 2013, 05:25 PM   #718
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Nice to see baseball rocking again in Pittsburg. Gonna be a GREAT game 7.

Hope they can get past the Cardinals.
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Old October 8 2013, 10:10 PM   #719
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Nice to see baseball rocking again in Pittsburg. Gonna be a GREAT game 7.
Divisional series rounds are best of five.
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Old October 8 2013, 10:36 PM   #720
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Nice to see baseball rocking again in Pittsburg. Gonna be a GREAT game 7.
Divisional series rounds are best of five.


You would be correct!

Thank you.
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