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Old October 22 2013, 12:03 AM   #826
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^ Oops, my bad, I forgot about that one.
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Old October 22 2013, 06:20 AM   #827
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See you next year folks! Though I may jump in for any non-World Series topics, my interest in the playoffs will now going from fledgling to zero.
Same here. I can't even manufacture interest in one team or the other.
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Old October 24 2013, 02:13 AM   #828
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I hope the Red Sox sweep. I'm sick and tired of the Cardinals
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Old October 24 2013, 03:55 AM   #829
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Zzz...
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Old October 24 2013, 12:46 PM   #830
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Pretty sloppy game from St. Louis last night.
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Old October 24 2013, 02:31 PM   #831
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That was the worse defensive played game I have ever seen St. Louis play, I watched them a lot this season. Except for the fantastic play by Carlos Beltran to rob Big Pappi of a grand slam. Carlos Beltran was fantastic for the Mets. I was very sorry to see him go but I'm glad he found a home in St. Louis.
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Old October 24 2013, 05:24 PM   #832
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Check out the 1:24 mark. Is Lester putting a foreign substance on the ball?

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Old October 24 2013, 06:03 PM   #833
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Here you go, MLB
http://sports.yahoo.com/news/mlb--re...163709343.html

Non-issue, and said as much from Cards' GM, amongst others. Seems to be fairly common, can argue however you like, I guess. Local sports radio from a team that just got embarrassed isn't the most unbiased source, though.

Anyway, seems like it's a common thing, and the opposite of a spitball or vasoline or whatnot. If anyone had a problem with it, it would have been dealt with. But since it seems that pretty much every pitcher is doing it...
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Old October 24 2013, 06:11 PM   #834
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Between this 'controversy' and the whining over the (correctly) reversed call, I like that the Cards seem distracted. They're a young team, and if the manager is caught up in it too, they may take their cues from him and are going to have trouble focusing. Whine away, it means the Sox are in their heads...
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Old October 24 2013, 07:48 PM   #835
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Here you go, MLB
http://sports.yahoo.com/news/mlb--re...163709343.html

Non-issue, and said as much from Cards' GM, amongst others. Seems to be fairly common, can argue however you like, I guess. Local sports radio from a team that just got embarrassed isn't the most unbiased source, though.

Anyway, seems like it's a common thing, and the opposite of a spitball or vasoline or whatnot. If anyone had a problem with it, it would have been dealt with. But since it seems that pretty much every pitcher is doing it...
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Between this 'controversy' and the whining over the (correctly) reversed call, I like that the Cards seem distracted. They're a young team, and if the manager is caught up in it too, they may take their cues from him and are going to have trouble focusing. Whine away, it means the Sox are in their heads...
Exactly... I wouldn't look past the Cards team though. This is new territory for much of the team, but they have proven the ability to get it together and come back.
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Old October 24 2013, 09:21 PM   #836
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^ If they start putting forth a defense somewhere above Little League, and stop letting popups drop right at their feet, I'm sure they can.
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Old October 24 2013, 09:33 PM   #837
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If anything, they should check Kozma's glove for Vaseline!
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It's actually probably pine tar to help with the grip on the baseball on cooler days.
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Old October 25 2013, 03:42 AM   #839
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The Red Sox blew this game, sure it's not over, but that whole seventh inning was a mess and the sweep will not happen.

That means the Sox will lose their first World Series game since the famous "Opps, ball went between my legs" game 7 from 1986.

I really was hoping for a sweep because I hate the Cards almost as much as the Yankees.
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Old October 25 2013, 03:47 AM   #840
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Game 6, not 7. Common mistake, but sox had another while game to try and come back, that error didn't end it
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