MLB 2022 Season: you can't get mad at cookie monster

Discussion in 'Sports and Fitness' started by Timby, Apr 6, 2022.

  1. The Nth Doctor

    The Nth Doctor Infinite Possibilities... Premium Member

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    Damn, that bullpen must be terrible.
     
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  2. Aragorn

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    The Brewers designated Lorenzo Cain for assignment on Saturday, on the same day he reached 10 years of major league service, enabling him to be fully vested in the players' pension fund
     
  3. The Nth Doctor

    The Nth Doctor Infinite Possibilities... Premium Member

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    Damn. That's cold.
     
  4. BillJ

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    He was making $15-16 million a year for a few years, ideally he shouldn’t need a pension.
     
  5. Timby

    Timby HAVE YOU HEARD THE WORDS OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR Administrator

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    I'd argue it's really classy. Cain's washed up, but hanging onto him just long enough for him to get fully vested? That's the mark of a good organization.
     
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  6. 1001001

    1001001 Do You Really Wanna Taste It? Moderator

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    Yeah I think you misread that.

    It was a piece of mercy.
     
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  7. Timby

    Timby HAVE YOU HEARD THE WORDS OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR Administrator

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    Aaron Judge has settled his arbitration case with the Yankees; $19 million for the year, and $200K / $250K bonuses, respectively, for winning the MVP and World Series MVP.
     
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  8. The Nth Doctor

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    Yeah, I guess so. It's just weird to see a veteran get sent to the minors. Usually they get to finish out their contract in the majors, if only a minor cog. Or at least that use to be the case.
     
  9. Aragorn

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    Astros no-hit Yankees 3-0. Cristian Javier strikes out 13 through 7 innings, Héctor Neris and Ryan Pressly finish it off.
     
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    Cheaters. :biggrin:
     
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  12. Mr. Laser Beam

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    LOL at Jesse Winker flipping the double-bird to the fans at Angel Stadium :lol:
     
  13. Kronos

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    Winker = Hero.
     
  14. 1001001

    1001001 Do You Really Wanna Taste It? Moderator

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    What a classless piece of shit.
     
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  15. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Jesse Wanker.
     
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  16. fireproof78

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    He apologized to the fans at least.

    What a shit show that was. :(
     
  17. The Nth Doctor

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    Why the hell did he do that in the first place?
     
  18. Mr. Laser Beam

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    The Angels were retaliating for Trout getting plunked in the previous game, and Wanker...ah, Winker just happened to be the one they hit. Guess he took it personally. :shrug:
     
  19. fireproof78

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    From what I've gathered there was a slow simmer brewing in the tension, from players and managers. Winker just happened to take the hit.

    Can't imagine not taking it personally.

    ETA: A youtuber (I know, I know) adds his commentary on what led to this brewing:


    "Singing songs, and they're carrying signs. Mostly saying hooray for our side."
     
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  20. Aragorn

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    There's a story floating around that the MLB will waive the relocation fee if the A's move to Las Vegas.

    The Tampa Bay Rays are rumored to be eyeing Orlando, Charlotte and St. Petersburg.
     
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