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bdocksaints75
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strungoutboy21 wrote:
strungoutboy21 wrote:


NL

St. Louis over Pitt in 5.
LA over Atlanta in 4.

LA over St. Louis in 7.

AL

Boston over Cleveland in 4.
Detroit over Oakland in 5.

Boston over Detroit in 5.

World Series

Boston over LA in 6.


I've been spot on so far except just replace the Indians with Rays.



I hope your right.

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red04
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red04 wrote:
Beltran is a post-season god.


Gonna just keep quoting this as it's relevant, which could be a lot.

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strungoutboy21
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That was a huge win for the Cardinals. The beat Kershaw who really pitched good. They actually took out the Dodgers two best pitchers and still haven't pitched Wainright yet.

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strungoutboy21
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It's a good day for people in Boston. I thought the Sox were done in this game.

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bdocksaints75
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strungoutboy21 wrote:
It's a good day for people in Boston. I thought the Sox were done in this game.



Yeah me to huge win for the Sox it would be tough losing to the Tigers 0-2 at home then going to Detroit to face Verlander

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bdocksaints75
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Da flyin Hawaiian bradah

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strungoutboy21
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Should be a good World Series. I think I might give the edge to the Cardinals because I think their pitching is stronger and are really good and hitting with guys on base. That plus they are in the NL and i'm an NL guy.

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chillain
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what a fantastic catch *and* on-field demeanor by Beltran

(maybe gifs are already up, but I wouldn't know where to look)

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therajraj
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Robinson Cano just signed with the Mariners!!!!!!!!!

Insane.

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therajraj wrote:
Robinson Cano just signed with the Mariners!!!!!!!!!

Insane.


Damn. Wasn't that the team that couldn't pay A-Rod? Thing have changed.

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therajraj
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Maiden3.16 wrote:
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Robinson Cano just signed with the Mariners!!!!!!!!!

Insane.


Damn. Wasn't that the team that couldn't pay A-Rod? Thing have changed.


That's true.

Though I'm more surprised the Yanks didn't match the offer

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Maiden3.16 wrote:
therajraj wrote:
Robinson Cano just signed with the Mariners!!!!!!!!!

Insane.


Damn. Wasn't that the team that couldn't pay A-Rod? Thing have changed.


The Mariners were in dire need of some talent and Cano just may have gotten the best of the deal. It doesn't look like anyone came even close with another offer including the Yanks.

Rob

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therajraj
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Roy Halladay is retiring and as a Blue Jay :P

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Maiden3.16
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therajraj wrote:
Roy Halladay is retiring and as a Blue Jay :P


WOW!

This is a shock. Seems a little too soon but he was definitely going downhill fast.

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therajraj
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There will now be fines and suspensions for plate collisions.

It's always huge pussies like Buster Posey that have to ruin it for everyone.

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LankyMofo
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Maiden3.16 wrote:
therajraj wrote:
Roy Halladay is retiring and as a Blue Jay :P


WOW!

This is a shock. Seems a little too soon but he was definitely going downhill fast.


It's probably 2 years too late, TBH.

therajraj wrote:
There will now be fines and suspensions for plate collisions.

It's always huge pussies like Buster Posey that have to ruin it for everyone.


Agreed, block the plate and expect to get hammered. The runner should have just as much of a right to get to the plate as the catcher has to block it. You get one of these stocky catchers up there and a slide won't even move them out of the way.

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therajraj
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LankyMofo wrote:
Maiden3.16 wrote:
therajraj wrote:
Roy Halladay is retiring and as a Blue Jay :P


WOW!

This is a shock. Seems a little too soon but he was definitely going downhill fast.


It's probably 2 years too late, TBH.


He apparently was planning a comeback with the Jays but his Fastball was sitting somewhere between 82-86 so he called it quits.

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Maiden3.16
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LankyMofo wrote:
Maiden3.16 wrote:
therajraj wrote:
Roy Halladay is retiring and as a Blue Jay :P


WOW!

This is a shock. Seems a little too soon but he was definitely going downhill fast.


It's probably 2 years too late, TBH.

therajraj wrote:
There will now be fines and suspensions for plate collisions.

It's always huge pussies like Buster Posey that have to ruin it for everyone.


Agreed, block the plate and expect to get hammered. The runner should have just as much of a right to get to the plate as the catcher has to block it. You get one of these stocky catchers up there and a slide won't even move them out of the way.


Yeah it's really up to the catcher. If he doesn't want to get hit he can give up the plate. That's just the way the game is played and there have not been near enough injuries to warrant a rule change.

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therajraj
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Derek Jeter is retiring at the end of the 2014 season.

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therajraj
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Derek Jeter retiring after 2014 season.

Also: http://totalfratmove.com/...from-under-him/

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LankyMofo
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I'll go on record and say the Phillies signing AJ Burnett is a horrible idea. I sense a 4+ ERA this season.

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therajraj
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The days of ripping on fatty sandoval

http://blog.sfgate.com/...pring-training/

and Sabbathia have come to and end

http://deadspin.com/...399837/+barryap

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bdocksaints75
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Damn CC looks almost anorexic in that first picture. You think he's worried about losing his ace spot to Tanaka?

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