MLB Discussion - 2012 Season

Discussion in 'Sports and Fitness' started by tomalak301, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. Tiny Timby

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    The Red Sox DFA'd Lillibridge to make room for Carl Crawford's return (until his arm explodes). So, Cherington traded Kevin Youkilis for Zach Stewart and three weeks of fucking Brett Lillibridge. Good job, Ben. [​IMG]

    In other news:

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  2. Tom Servo

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    Not that I loved the deal, but they weren't going to get anything more for Youk. Hell, the other deals on the table were "pay his whole salary, we'll take him off your hands" kind of deals.
     
  3. Tiny Timby

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    Except there was no reason that the Red Sox had to trade him. He wasn't blocking Middlebrooks, because nothing said they had to play the same position -- it would have been simple to stash Youkilis in left, or have Middlebrooks play in right. Cherington / Lucchino had simply been dead-set on trading Youkilis for months. It was addition by subtraction, plain and simple.
     
  4. R. Star

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    Well with that and the previous hating on the tomahawk chop(hey I think it's cool! :p), the most hilarious moment I can recall was when Cub fans filled in Turner Field for game one of the 03 NLDS.

    This was back when the Braves making the playoffs every year was normal and you could get tickets to this comparitively easy. There must have been as many Cub fans as Brave fans. They even all took off their Cub hats and mocked the tomahawk chop! :lol:

    Though I wouldn't call 14 straight division titles "years of suckiness" by any stretch.
     
  5. Tiny Timby

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    Along with a World Series title.
     
  6. Ríu ríu chíu

    Ríu ríu chíu Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I also visited Miami and...I got to meet the Dinger Machine.

    My heavens, it's every bit as awesome as Timby says it is. :angel:
     
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  7. R. Star

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    I personally think it looks silly myself, but hey to each their own. Certainly no worse than any of the other silly eccentricities all the other parks have.
     
  8. Tiny Timby

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    The Dinger Machine does not smile fondly upon your blasphemy. Look upon it, ye mighty, and despair.
     
  9. Ríu ríu chíu

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    Unfortunately I didn't actually get to see it go off. One day, though...
     
  10. R. Star

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    Bright Vegas style lights that go off when the other team is winning?! Oh noes! :p

    Hey, at least it's not a train!
     
  11. Starbreaker

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    I was mostly talking about 1966-1990
     
  12. Ar-Pharazon

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    I was bored & reading about old time players.

    The last time the Cubs won a World Series, Mordecai Brown got them in.

    Maybe we could dig him up & throw a uniform on him.

    Couldn't hurt.
     
  13. SmoothieX

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    That Mets bullpen kills me every time. I was psyched after the pinch hit homer by Valdespin, thinking hey maybe they'll pick up a game on the Nats, until Parnell came in and guzzled down 10 and a half feet of meat whistle in the bottom of the 9th.

    Until recently, I flip-flopped between another starter and a right handed bat as their big need at the deadline. They really need bullpen help in the worst way.
     
  14. tomalak301

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    Always fun to see someone go home and light it up, like Buster Posey did last night. Hope they saved some runs for the remainder of the trip though. I would say winning both these series would be great, sweeping both would exceed expectations.
     
  15. Starbreaker

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    I would bet on the Giants winning again tonight just because Minor is pitching for the Braves, and he's just not any good this year. Tommorow night's Bumgarner/Hudson match up should be a good game though.
     
  16. Starbreaker

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    Fuck that cocky motherfucking piece of shit Melky Cabrera. When he was in Atlanta, he was a fat cocksucking fuck who couldn't run to first base without a big fucking grin and tripping over his own fucking feet that he could barely see.

    He suddenly lost 50 pounds and started practicing the sport of baseball and now he's out there taunting baserunners, doing fake tosses to fans, crotch chops, coming out of the dugout when somebody threw his HR ball back, and pointing to the crowd after home runs. He needs to go die in a fucking fire.
     
  17. Ríu ríu chíu

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    :lol: That's probably the funniest of all those bits. who the hell does that?
     
  18. Starbreaker

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    E7. The Baseball Gods smiled on the Braves a little bit.
     
  19. tomalak301

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    Wow, tell us how you really feel. ;)

    I didn't see any of that so I don't know, but I do like the passion.

    And I also like the somewhat back to back 3 run home runs that just happened. ;)
     
  20. Flux Capacitor

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    LOL Braves.


    That is all. :)