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Nationals vs. Astros - The World Series

Washington in 7
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Washington in 6
- 2 (66.7%)
Washington in 5
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Washington in 4
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Houston in 4
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Houston in 5
- 1 (33.3%)
Houston in 6
- 0 (0%)
Houston in 7
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Total Members Voted: 3

Voting closed: October 23, 2019, 02:00:10 PM


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Re: American League
« Reply #1500 on: March 07, 2019, 01:37:56 PM »

peer pressure
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Re: American League
« Reply #1501 on: March 07, 2019, 06:56:45 PM »

Why would a knuckleball pitcher roid up?

Because David Ortiz said it would help him heal.
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Re: American League
« Reply #1502 on: March 07, 2019, 11:02:37 PM »

interesting fact, it seems Steven Wright is the first Red Sox roster player to get a PED penalty.

here's a couple of sources for those who prefer facts to ignorance fueled by obsession

http://www.baseball-almanac.com/legendary/steroids_baseball.shtml

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Major_League_Baseball_players_suspended_for_performance-enhancing_drugs

if I counted accurately Phillies had 6 players suspended for PEDs.
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Re: American League
« Reply #1503 on: March 07, 2019, 11:13:43 PM »

Why would a knuckleball pitcher roid up?

Maybe a misinterpretation of what makes "small ball" an effective strategy?
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Re: American League
« Reply #1504 on: March 07, 2019, 11:34:32 PM »

sad news about Tom Seaver
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Re: American League
« Reply #1505 on: March 08, 2019, 12:55:25 PM »

Manfred and his gambling has an impact on the lineup:
https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-red-sox/2019/03/08/mlb-gambling-lineup-policy

Pete Rose belongs in the Hall.
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Re: American League
« Reply #1506 on: March 08, 2019, 05:01:40 PM »

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Re: American League
« Reply #1508 on: March 10, 2019, 02:27:12 PM »

https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/03/mlb-announces-agreement-to-experiment-on-rule-changes-in-independent-atlantic-league.html

Fuller set of rule changes to be tested in the Atlantic League.

It includes minimum three batters or end of inning for relief pitchers, except for injury.

And bigger bases!

I am largely not a fan.
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« Reply #1509 on: March 14, 2019, 05:47:10 PM »

Baseball balls have now been phased out, even in the intercontinental league, the last and most traditional of the three leagues.  All pitches are virtual and stats are kept on velocity, exit angle, brexit angle, and Adam Engel.

Bases are no longer necessary as running has been deemed an "injury-risk" that Amazon insurance refuses to cover.  All baserunning will be done via computer based on 40 yard sprint speeds held at the Baseball Combines every year.  Speeds will accrue 1.5 degrees of age-related air-resistance per season the batter has in the major leagues.   A season is defined as 40 games out of the possible 162 games.

Baseball will always be 162 games.  They will just be 45 minutes long.

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Re: Baseball's new rules in the year 2050
« Reply #1510 on: March 14, 2019, 06:44:03 PM »

Baseball balls have now been phased out, even in the intercontinental league, the last and most traditional of the three leagues.  All pitches are virtual and stats are kept on velocity, exit angle, brexit angle, and Adam Engel.

Bases are no longer necessary as running has been deemed an "injury-risk" that Amazon insurance refuses to cover.  All baserunning will be done via computer based on 40 yard sprint speeds held at the Baseball Combines every year.  Speeds will accrue 1.5 degrees of age-related air-resistance per season the batter has in the major leagues.   A season is defined as 40 games out of the possible 162 games.

Baseball will always be 162 games.  They will just be 45 minutes long.

Clever.

Makes me sad how much truth there is to it.

Well, I will always have Strat-o-Matic.
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Re: American League
« Reply #1511 on: March 15, 2019, 06:03:29 PM »

The rule to reduce expanding roster to 40 players down to 28 is a good one. As is the rule to make a firm July 31 deadline for all trades.
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Re: American League
« Reply #1512 on: March 20, 2019, 10:18:15 AM »

I totally forgot about the Japanese winter ball MLB opening day.

Welcome to 2019.

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Re: American League
« Reply #1513 on: March 21, 2019, 01:50:37 AM »

I totally forgot about the Japanese winter ball MLB opening day.

Welcome to 2019.

This proviso was actually written into the treaty governing the surrender of Imperial Japanese forces after the second great war.

A long time come due.
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Re: American League
« Reply #1514 on: March 21, 2019, 10:11:34 AM »

Ichiro hange them up.

Great player.
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