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2023 MLB

Discussion in 'Sports Board' started by Rush-O-Matic, Feb 11, 2023.

  1. Rush-O-Matic

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    Who's ready? Pitchers & catchers report this week.

    lol, how did Yu Darvish sign a 6-year extension?

    Huge contracts signed in the off season, lol. Weren't the players locked out this time last year, because the owners were whining about not having any money?
     
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    The Pirates brought McCutchen back. As much as I know it's simply so he can retire as a Pirate this fall, I'm dreaming of another 2013-15 like season.

    My heart is ready to be broken again.
     
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    Not MLB, but...

    Perhaps some of you saw the college game in which the ump made a questionable strike two call. Then, after the batter called him on it, a retaliatory strike three call on the next pitch to end the game. He got suspended, thankfully.

    If I was the AD, or whatever, hiring umps for those games, that ump would be done, forever. The ump didn't call a fair game, he wouldn't step back on the field in my conference.

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    Never let him work another game, ever. It is hard to find officials for youth sports, it is NOT hard to find pro umpires.
     
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    I think people's expectations of officials are too high at most levels of school and youth ball. I just expect a fairly called game, not a mistake-free game. I wish more parents thought that way and passed it onto their kids.
     
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    I wonder if Cuba will allow their team to return for the next one?

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    Right now citizens in that country are rationing gasoline and electricity daily while the tourists who mix with them directly get the royal treatment. Dire straits, thank god they at least FINALLY got rid of their fake tourist currency. We used to go there, Cuba is an amazing place but Wifey and I refuse to vacation there now because we didn’t want to contribute to keeping resort lights on when everyone else has it so bad. Mayan Riviera didn’t feel like it was corroding our souls by vacationing there.
     
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    AAA ump calling an MLB Spring training game. I don't think this tiny penis episode is going to help his chances of making the show. If you saw his idiotic ejection of JT Realmuto, you should see Jomboy's breakdown.

     
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    That was so fucked. I would love to be a fly on the wall during any kind of post game reviews they did with that ump.
     
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    Opening Day, finally!

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    Jays are opening the season directly in Shitsville USA. I wonder if Baseball’s Best Fans will actually sell out the game, or just lie and say they did as usual.
     
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    Woo, Braves won. 162-0, baby! lol

    What is the pine tar rule these days? Acuña's bat was brown and sticky all the way to the fat barrel. Like, much farther up than the infamous George Brett bat.
     
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    The Red Sox offense looks good!

    Pitching? Same as the last few years.

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    Like, how does he catch this? The Force?
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    Considering how the WBC went this year, is it wrong to start considering widening the MLB to include Japan? Perhaps the World Series should be more “ worldly” and go past the trappings of its own league, the way the Superbowl brought the AFL and NFL together. A summit series between the two best teams.

    I am just spitballing here.
     
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