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PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:34 am    Post subject:

Atlanta Braves designate Mike Foltynewicz for assignment after rough start

Foltynewicz was one of the best pitchers in MLB 2 seasons ago. Then he was throwing mid to high 90's gas....now his fastball often clocks less than 90 mph. If he cannot fix that, then I assume he is finished.

On another note, watching Kimbrel pitch last night, I think he may be finished. He was bad last year, and he was just terrible last night in his first outing this year....lost velocity and struggled to throw fastballs for strikes. Cubs owe him $16 Million per season through 2022!
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:56 am    Post subject:

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Sean Doolittle: "Sports are like the reward of a functioning society".

Hard to put it much better. This raises the question: Do the American people deserve sports after their actions over the past few months?


Sports aren’t a reward, they are entertainment corporations. I have no problem if those corporations disappear completely. I have a good life without them. Remember, they need us, we don’t need them.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:57 pm    Post subject:

Sigh...

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:59 pm    Post subject:

Lots of pitching injuries already, and here's another...


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The #STLCards lose veteran starter Miles Mikolas for the season. He will undergo surgery to repair right flexor tendon.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:51 am    Post subject:

Cards and Brewers game called off today because of virus...
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:34 pm    Post subject:

The season is on the brink.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 5:28 pm    Post subject:

That Arizona bubble idea is starting to look better by the day....
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:55 am    Post subject:

Manfred quickly becoming a Goodell-level type of commissioner.

I am waiting for him to do something right, he botches everything he gets involved in.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:09 pm    Post subject:

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Manfred quickly becoming a Goodell-level type of commissioner.

I am waiting for him to do something right, he botches everything he gets involved in.


They won't reach 60 games at the current rate of postponed games.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:18 pm    Post subject:

lakersken80 wrote:
That Arizona bubble idea is starting to look better by the day....


Players refused and Arizona is hot af this time of the end year.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:01 pm    Post subject:

It looks like it's the Yankees year (league leading 6-1) and some Marlins ( it's always Florida) goons go out and party and possibly ruin the season.
This was the luckiest thing those Coward Astros could have happen to them.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:42 am    Post subject:

lakersken80 wrote:
LakerLanny wrote:
Manfred quickly becoming a Goodell-level type of commissioner.

I am waiting for him to do something right, he botches everything he gets involved in.


They won't reach 60 games at the current rate of postponed games.


Rumors are they are thinking of adding 4 inning quadruple-headers.

They can knock out 60 games in 15 days.

This also means that Joe Kelly’s suspension would be worth 32 games now.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:41 pm    Post subject:

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MLB pitchers with 20+ K and 4 or fewer hits allowed in first 2 games of season
1970 - Nolan Ryan (20 K & 3 H)
2019 - Mike Clevinger (22 K & 2 H)
2020 - Sonny Gray (20 K & 4 H)
2020 - Trevor Bauer (20 K & 4 H)
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:02 am    Post subject:

eddiejonze wrote:
It looks like it's the Yankees year (league leading 6-1) and some Marlins ( it's always Florida) goons go out and party and possibly ruin the season.
This was the luckiest thing those Coward Astros could have happen to them.


The only saving grace is if the Houston cheaters get really bad covid-19.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:56 am    Post subject:

Buck32 wrote:
eddiejonze wrote:
It looks like it's the Yankees year (league leading 6-1) and some Marlins ( it's always Florida) goons go out and party and possibly ruin the season.
This was the luckiest thing those Coward Astros could have happen to them.


The only saving grace is if the Houston cheaters get really bad covid-19.


That’s like saying you hope they get HIV/AIDS or cancer?
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:10 pm    Post subject:

Not sure if this has been discussed yet, but if a pitcher throws a complete game no-hitter during a 7 inning Double Header game, is that still considered a "Complete" game or does he get an asterisk?
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:41 pm    Post subject:

unleasHell wrote:
Not sure if this has been discussed yet, but if a pitcher throws a complete game no-hitter during a 7 inning Double Header game, is that still considered a "Complete" game or does he get an asterisk?


both. asterisk just indicates circumstances worthy of note, it doesn't lessen the value of the accomplishment. Fans do that.
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