MLB Offseason 2020-21: I'm a Hall of Famer baseball person

Discussion in 'Sports and Fitness' started by Timby, Oct 28, 2020.

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  1. Timby

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    The Cubs are worth more than $6 billion and continue to print money from owning like 90 percent of Wrigleyville. "Unable to pay" shouldn't be in their vocabulary, and yet here the Rickettses are, like a person experiencing homelessness, sitting outside on a curb by a Red Line station and jingling coins in a 7-Eleven Slurpee cup.
     
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    Even the Yankees and the west coast Yankees have limits, even if they are much higher limits than most teams.

    The Ricketts' are full of shit tho.
     
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    The thing is, the Cubs' payroll is a drip in the bucket, same as it is with the Yankees and Dodgers (who are now worth double what they were when Guggenheim Partners bought them).

    It's not a matter of them having an upper spending limit. It's them using the luxury tax precisely as intended: A tool for the owners to privately save money while publicly saying, "Look! We tried!"
     
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    Hope everything goes smoothly with the procedure!
     
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    Does anyone know how to use Reddit to watch individual games?
     
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    Is that a legit thing, or does Reddit just point you to streaming sites?
     
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    Francisco Lindor, 10 years, $341 million extension with the Mets. WTF?
     
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    Lindor is in the "if anyone is worth that much, he is" group. Mets are probably desperate for a "face of the franchise" type guy that DeGrom or Syndergaard never quite were.
     
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    Happy Opening Day. Our Long Spring Training is finally over. Looking forward to seeing how the Giants do this year.

    *You can move this post to whenever the new thread is made. It's no longer MLB's offseason.
     
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    Well, since we don't have a new thread yet, I'll post this here:

    The Nationals and Mets game has been postponed because one of the Nat players tested positive for COVID.

    Great start for the new season!
     
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    Opening day! Go Mariners!
     
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    Put me in coach, It's Opening Day. :techman: :techman:



    Now let's beat those damned Red birds. Go Reds!!!
     
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    They stuck me in right field for my bat so I can relate to that.

    I lost one in the Sun once and got konked on the head. Took me awhile to get over that. Then I switched to 1st base. :cool:
     
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    Beat me to it.

    It sucks that Georgians will lose out on jobs because of this move, but if people like Stacey Abrams support this action as a counter to voter suppression, then I'm all for it.

    I'm just surprised Manfred made this decision.
     
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    There would have been an uprising--Wild-cat strike and boycott by most players-- if he had not.
     
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