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2731  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 18, 2007, 02:35:53 PM
Try watching Tejada play a game and tell me seriously if you think he's anything close to the player he was several years ago.  As I said, he's fat as a house, has a range of about two inches in both directions and simply doesn't have consistent power anymore.  Maybe he's slumping or maybe he's done or maybe he's beat down.  But if you're just going to attempt to use stats (stats which except for the errors actually point to production in prior years and not this season-but of course 6 errors with 2-inch range isn't that great ) to try to refute an argument, you're going to get nowhere.
2732  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 18, 2007, 02:07:45 PM
Hey.  Calling names is fun.  Next, I'll be posting on the greatness of J.D. Drew and Armando Benitez.  Stay tuned!!!
2733  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 18, 2007, 02:06:44 PM
Instead of being stat-boy, try watching a game.
2734  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 18, 2007, 01:12:52 PM
Speaking of the Orioles, you really don't even have to watch him everyday to realize how bad a player Miguel Tejada has become.  He looks way overweight. He covers no ground at short anymore, doesn't hit for power anymore and is dumber than ever on the bases.  NOt sure if playing for a loser and his constant grousing about wanting to be traded has taken this kind of toll of if he's merely in a prolonged slump. 
2735  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 18, 2007, 01:06:23 PM
I assume Mazzone will leave after this season as well.  Other than Cabrera the Orioles' starting pitching has been outstanding. 
2736  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 15, 2007, 12:30:22 PM
Immigration reform?  Not a chance.

Ending the war?  Are you crazy, we support the troops.

Steorids in baseball a few years ago? We're on the job!!!

Thank God for United States Congress.

 http://www.nypost.com/seven/06152007/sports/yankees/congress_could_enter_the_giambi_yankees_brian_costello.htm
2737  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 14, 2007, 09:34:11 AM
Yeah, well he really, really knew and understood the game.
2738  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 14, 2007, 09:25:37 AM
Baseball's a funny game, I saw the match up Fogg/Schill, and I figured "W". Schill crapped the bed last nite, and then his team-mates followed suit.

Hardest sport to figure out.  I can't imagine anybody's ever gotten rich betting on individual baseball games.
2739  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 14, 2007, 09:18:25 AM
Well, yeah, I said that too.  But you have to read between the lines.
2740  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 14, 2007, 08:38:09 AM
It happens.

No, it doesn't.  Red Sox are finished.  Just as I said all along.
2741  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 13, 2007, 02:41:51 PM
I always liked Bob Montgomery because he didn't wear a batting helmet when he hit.  He and Norm Cash (also dead) were the last of that breed, I guess.
2742  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 13, 2007, 02:36:43 PM
I think the Red Sox probably would have won the Series that year if Rice hadn't had his hand broken by a Vern Ruhle pitch.  Ruhle's now dead, so I guess the Red Sox got the last laugh.  
2743  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 13, 2007, 02:30:57 PM
Looking at that boxscore it's funny to see that Bobby Grich who was about as good a second baseman as I've seen (non-Roberto Alomar category) made at least 19 errors that season. 
2744  Sports / Baseball / Re: Baseball Trivia on: June 13, 2007, 01:44:52 PM
Yeah, I think Biggio's a lock.  Whether he gets in first ballot, I suppose, is going to be based on other eligibles that year.
2745  Sports / Baseball / Re: American League on: June 13, 2007, 12:36:12 PM
I think the most memorable pitching performance I've ever seen was a Nolan Ryan game against the Orioles in April of '91.  It was rainy and about 30 below zero, but he only gave up a couple of hits and struck out 10 guys.  He pitched into the eighth which is pretty amazing considering that he was 117-years old and it was 85 below zero.
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