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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Wayoshi (?) » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:25 am

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I don't understand why you would downplay an amazing and rare feat in baseball, especially when he made an incredible slide to avoid the tag as well. A player has stolen home 7 times this season and Javy Baez is two of them.
because it's not amazing and rare when it's not a straight steal.

now granted it wasn't on a double steal, it was a failed pickoff then a throw home, a degree of difficulty harder. but nothing is close to as hard as a straight steal.

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:49 am

Wayoshi wrote:
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because it's not amazing and rare when it's not a straight steal.

now granted it wasn't on a double steal, it was a failed pickoff then a throw home, a degree of difficulty harder. but nothing is close to as hard as a straight steal.
More players have hit 3 homers in a game in 2018 than stolen home, so yeah it is pretty rare and amazing.
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:07 am

Chris Davis tied Cal Ripken for most strikeouts by an Oriole. But he did it in 2,029 fewer games. :v:

His contract has probably been the worst one in history. They still owe him $23 million per year for the next 4 years and his current bWAR for the year 2018 is -2.3. :nngh:
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Wayoshi (?) » Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:57 pm

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More players have hit 3 homers in a game in 2018 than stolen home, so yeah it is pretty rare and amazing.
with the current general hitting approach / climate, 3 HR games aren't as rare as before, so... :pinkieshrug:

going to have to agree to disagree on this one.

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:59 pm

All-Star rosters announced!

Cubs get Baez and Contreras starting, with Lester as a pitcher. :yay:
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Wayoshi (?) » Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:40 am

speaking of the Orioles have played effective spoiler against the Yankees, going 5-4 so far on the season. (they are now 26-66.)

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:57 pm



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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:34 am

Mike Matheny finally got canned. As a Cubs fan, this upsets me. I wanted him to keep coaching the Cardinals terribly forever. :grumpydash:

The Cubs will have the best record in the NL going into the All-Star break. :yay:
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:28 pm

Bryce Harper wins the HR Derby at home!

Kyle Schwarber did a great job, losing in the finals to the favorite, and Javy hit the longest homer of the night, so I'm proud of both Cubs. :flutterunsmith:
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:55 pm

The All-Star Game this year was basically the Home Run Derby, part II.
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:14 am

Machado to the Dodgers :bluh:
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Sat Jul 21, 2018 11:12 pm



Way to go, Wisconsin :facehoof:
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:28 pm

Britton to the Yankees :gonkity:

At least they gave up a heap of prospects to get him.
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:45 am



I mean he's not what he used to be, but it's better than watching Chatwood walk 6 batters a game.
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by The Doctor (?) » Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:15 pm

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Post by ixnay (?) » Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:21 pm

lmao


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Re: this surely isn't the MIAMI MARLINS' year!!! (baseball)

Post by ixnay (?) » Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:14 pm

ixnay wrote:
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Mariners split their series with Boston :pinkietoot:

also man the AL is so firmly divided between a few really good teams and a lot of really bad teams, the playoff odds graph is hilarious

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You can really see just how huge of an effect the Mariners sweep of the Angels last week had :lol:
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:smithicide:

it turns out that baseball sucks

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by ixnay (?) » Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:27 pm

lmao of course as soon as I post that the mariners go and sweep a 4-game series against Houston to get my hopes up again

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:50 pm

The Cubs turned SEVEN double plays in a 9-inning game against the Pirates. That ties the record with this game from 1969. :starity:
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:48 pm

Great the Cubs acquired noted homophobe Daniel Murphy :ohrarity:

At least he'll have to drive through Boystown to get to Wrigley every day.
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Post by Octavia (?) » Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:55 pm

Yankees got McCutchen :vomitpony:
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Wayoshi (?) » Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:22 pm

Maddon just pulled an epic dumb move, needlessly injuring his setup man. :-I

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:26 am

Wayoshi wrote:
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Maddon just pulled an epic dumb move, needlessly injuring his setup man. :-I
I believe you mean his closer
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by The Doctor (?) » Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:00 pm

Rockies have been on fire the last month.

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Wayoshi (?) » Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:04 am

annoying but not surprising that the Dodgers have surged and Rockies folded...

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by ixnay (?) » Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:33 am

baseball is a garbage sport

fuck oakland

fuck houston

at least there’s football now

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Wayoshi (?) » Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:22 pm

both the NL Central and NL West have gotten very interesting...

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by The Doctor (?) » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:59 am

4 games left, and the Rockies are in first by a half game. :ohgawd:

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by The Doctor (?) » Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:24 pm

Rocktober is here. :dwi:

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:56 pm

The Doctor wrote:
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Rocktober is here. :dwi:
Please PLEASE beat the Brewers if the Cubs don't blow their division lead.
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Sat Sep 29, 2018 4:43 pm

Great job, Cubs. You don't control your own destiny anymore and now you need the Tigers pitcher with a 5.22 ERA today or the one with the 5.73 ERA tomorrow to beat the seemingly unstoppable Brewers. :thumbsup:
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Sat Sep 29, 2018 4:56 pm

Also holy shit :starity:

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:50 pm

Fuck Derek Jeter's cheap ass for giving away Yelich for absolutely nothing.
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:50 am

Both the NL West and the NL Central are tied going into the final day. The Tigers suck and have been rolling over for the Brewers, and the Nats have decided they're not starting Scherzer in the last game vs the Rockies, so I'm expecting Cubs/Dodgers in the Wild Card Game.
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Wayoshi (?) » Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:46 pm

Dodgers, Brewers and Rockies won by a combined score of 38-0. 38-0! I know it's the season to pound on the teams that are out of it but that's insane.

the Cubs have struggled here and there today but still lead 10=5 with an inning to go. If that holds up, it's a 1:05pm NL Central tiebreaker tomorrow. A 4:09 NL West tiebreaker is guaranteed for tomorrow.

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Post by Octavia (?) » Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:09 pm

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by Octavia (?) » Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:36 pm

Go, in order:
  • 1. Cubs
  • 2. Indians
  • 3. A's
  • 4. Rockies
  • 5. Red Sox
  • 6. Dodgers
  • 7. Astros
  • 8. Braves
  • 9. Yankees
  • 10. Brewers
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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by ixnay (?) » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:28 pm

mariners finished with 89 wins which would have been enough to make the playoffs any of the past 4 seasons. instead, this year they end up 6 games out of a playoff spot :smith:

truly we are now the most cursed team in baseball

die oakland, die houston, who cares about anyone else

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Re: this surely isn't the ORIOLES' year!!! (baseball)

Post by CorvusCaw (?) » Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:46 am

Glad this shitty season is over and Mike Scioscia is finally gone. He stayed about six years too long.

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