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Posted: Oct 19, 2021 - 6:12am

What’s all this talk about Sox grannies in the bleacher section at Fenway Paaahk. Isn’t it past their bed time?

I know I fell asleep in the late innings only to find out we done did it again.
{#Lol} 
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Posted: Oct 18, 2021 - 9:40pm


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Posted: Oct 18, 2021 - 4:15pm


Let’s go SOX!
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Posted: Oct 17, 2021 - 1:55pm

 maryte wrote:
My boys brought their bats. They need to keep that up!  


I don't really care on that side who wins now that the Rays are out, but I'm always happy to cheer for cheater-beaters. 
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Posted: Oct 17, 2021 - 10:50am

My boys brought their bats. They need to keep that up!  
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Posted: Oct 16, 2021 - 8:57pm

Braves in 5. Dodgers survived the DS but aren't hitting and are making some bonehead errors. The Braves are fresh and not nearly as good but they'll be better. 

Or Dodgers in 5. I have no idea. Don't really want the team that sent the Giants home to show up and suck though. Put up a fight, Doyers!
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Posted: Oct 15, 2021 - 1:44pm

Surprised he didn't get a **bleep** for this


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Posted: Oct 15, 2021 - 1:02pm

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I wonder how or why MLB decided that check-swing calls are not reversible using video replay.  Oh, well....


I kind of want to be a masochist and see how many balls were called strikes and vice versa. Urias got a few strikeouts without actually crossing the plate or getting a swing.

So hey, check this thing out: scroll down the left side to see a pitcher's trends. Pretty cool:

Baseball Savant Pitcher Visualization Report
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Posted: Oct 15, 2021 - 10:59am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I wonder how or why MLB decided that check-swing calls are not reversible using video replay.  Oh, well....
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Posted: Oct 15, 2021 - 9:40am

#RobotUmps


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Posted: Oct 12, 2021 - 7:45pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
 
Epic game, marred by weather but by my general recollection of balls that died on the warning track, the outcome would have been the same. As it was, it was an absolute first-pitch-to-last-out butt-clench. I imagine hitters are going to try to hit 'em on the ground tonight. Camilo Doval got, what, 5 fly ball outs in 6 batters? This should have been a 7-game series.

Any thoughts on Boston vs. the Rays? I understand that "automatic" double was in the rule book and correctly called, but what a way to lose.



I saw the video clip of that play and it was odd. But the rule was in place well before the game and you gotta follow the rules. 

From USA Today

Here, in fact, is Rule 5.05(a)(8):

"Any bounding fair ball is deflected by the fielder into the stands, or over or under a fence on fair or foul territory, in which case the batter and all runners shall be entitled to advance two bases."

Even if the baserunner was moving on the play. Even in a disparate and funky alley of Fenway Park. Even in an era of instant replay, when some discretion, you'd imagine, could be applied.


The NY Times sez that the Tampa Bay Rays have dealt with this rule before:

...the Rays, perhaps more than most teams, should have been familiar with how the umpires’ decision on Kiermaier’s hit would come down: They argued for the same ruling to be enforced in their favor on a similar play in 2019.


From the Twitter link just above: 

"In 2019 Kevin Cash came out to argue about a ball deflected into the stands that the runner on first should be stopped at 3rd base. He was correct and the umps got it right, just like tonight."

The Twitter page has a video clip of the 2019 play. 

The whole thing reminds me of the "tuck rule" playoff game between the NE Patriots and the Oakland Raiders. That rule helped the Pats win the game and win their first Super Bowl. 


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Posted: Oct 12, 2021 - 3:17pm

Looks like it’s going to be Sox vs Astro’s

 
Get you game day steal cans to help your team win! 
{#Roflol} 
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Posted: Oct 12, 2021 - 12:01pm

 
Epic game, marred by weather but by my general recollection of balls that died on the warning track, the outcome would have been the same. As it was, it was an absolute first-pitch-to-last-out butt-clench. I imagine hitters are going to try to hit 'em on the ground tonight. Camilo Doval got, what, 5 fly ball outs in 6 batters? This should have been a 7-game series.

Any thoughts on Boston vs. the Rays? I understand that "automatic" double was in the rule book and correctly called, but what a way to lose.
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Posted: Oct 11, 2021 - 12:43pm

13 innings baby!
9 innings today.
{#Lol} 
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Posted: Oct 11, 2021 - 9:18am

 GeneP59 wrote:
The Yankmeees lost!
The Yankmeees lost!
The Yankmeees lost!

Handly!  
{#Jump}
 


It's the (left wing nutjob) Deblasio curse 

https://nypost.com/2021/10/09/...
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Posted: Oct 11, 2021 - 8:53am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


Tyler Rogers. His brother Taylor throws overhand.






Giants pitcher's twin in stands confuses fans
I'm more astounded by the monitors in the front row seats. I mean, they're right there, they can see what's going on. The people in the nosebleeds need monitors way more. 
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Posted: Oct 6, 2021 - 9:14am

The Yankmeees lost!
The Yankmeees lost!
The Yankmeees lost!

Handly!  {#Jump} 
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Posted: Oct 5, 2021 - 8:34pm

 GeneP59 wrote:
I better not be yelling Bucky F’ing Dent tomorrow night.
{#Roflol}
 


Rest easy, Gene. Yankees suck tonight. 
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Posted: Oct 4, 2021 - 5:35pm

I better not be yelling Bucky F’ing Dent tomorrow night.
{#Roflol} 
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Posted: Oct 4, 2021 - 10:16am

 Coaxial wrote:

Hat tip on 107 wins...Good luck, it is an odd year. Cheers!
{#Cheers}
{#Cowboy}


For some reason I thought the Giants/Dodgers wouldn't meet until the NLCS. But because they're the Wild Card, the Dodgers are the 4th seed throughout so they will meet the Giants immediately (should they win the wild card game). 

Most seasons the World Series is somewhat representative and I'm okay with who plays. But this year the Giants/Dodgers should play a best-of-7 and go immediately to the World Series where they will face the Rays. Anything else will be anticlimactic but I'll still watch!
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