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July 2018 MLB Game Thread

Discussion in 'MLB Discussion' started by jon abbey, Jul 1, 2018.

  1. Ford Frick's Asterisk

    Ford Frick's Asterisk Member SoSH Member

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    If Bauer murders an Indians reliever this year, no jury will convict. I don't have time to dig into it, but the bullpen ERA after he leaves a game this year is astronomical. This one was mostly on Allen, but I won't be surprised if Otero needs to call his real estate agent during the All-Star break.

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  2. Soxy Brown

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    Multiple reports on twitter saying Tito told Carl Willis to call the bullpen for OP, Oliver Perez, to face Votto. Willis thought he heard OT, meaning Dan Otero. So the wrong guy entered the game. That's.... a problem.
     
  3. Ford Frick's Asterisk

    Ford Frick's Asterisk Member SoSH Member

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    It was definitely a strange time to use Otero, who has always been more of a 7th inning guy for the Indians even at his best, and I don't think the pen has been overworked recently, so there should have been other options.

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  4. DeadlySplitter

    DeadlySplitter Member SoSH Member

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    Carl Willis strikes again
     
  5. Bob Montgomery's Helmet Hat

    Bob Montgomery's Helmet Hat has big, douchey shoulders Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    That's a load of shit. It's on the Manager to communicate and Francona's folksy bullshit failed.
     
  6. Bob Montgomery's Helmet Hat

    Bob Montgomery's Helmet Hat has big, douchey shoulders Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    The Astros bullpen is trying to outdo the Indians bullpen.
     
  7. Lowrielicious

    Lowrielicious Member SoSH Member

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    One of the craziest walkoff plays you will ever see.

    https://www.mlb.com/video/c-2257325783
     
  8. jon abbey

    jon abbey Shanghai Warrior Dope SoSH Member

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    In that same Astros game, Ken Giles came in to try to protect a 4 run lead in the 9th, gave up 3 hardhit base hits in a row to start the inning, and then told AJ Hinch "fuck you man" when he pulled him.

     
  9. jon abbey

    jon abbey Shanghai Warrior Dope SoSH Member

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    And Ken Giles is sent to AAA, first time he’s been in the minors since before debuting with PHI in 2014.
     
  10. Ford Frick's Asterisk

    Ford Frick's Asterisk Member SoSH Member

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    Jose Ramirez with 2 home runs in the first 3 innings. That puts him at 27, and within one of JD Martinez for the MLB lead. Cleveland leads Cincinnati 11-0… the bullpen is going to have a Herculean task blowing this one.

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  11. soxhop411

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  12. canderson

    canderson Well-Known Member Gold Supporter SoSH Member

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    CLE scored 17 runs in the first four innings tonight.

    COL says hold my beer and scored 18 through 4.
     
  13. DeadlySplitter

    DeadlySplitter Member SoSH Member

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    why is a positin player in for Arizona already? are they that taxed?
     
  14. Adrian's Dome

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    Matheny should be fired for encouraging a player constantly trying to get another player to get his shit together?

    It's not like they're throwing rocks at the kid or giving him public wedgies. I don't know about you, but I don't see a problem with a "hey, fuckface, get to the meetings on time, that shit's important" here and there.
     
  15. Spacemans Bong

    Spacemans Bong chapeau rose SoSH Member

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    Matheny is condoning bullying from a racist hack who sucks at baseball under the guise of "In my day we walked uphill both ways".
     
  16. Adrian's Dome

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    Oh, I forgot. Everything is racist, right. I forgot. Norris made some comments years ago that may be taken in a racist tone if that's exactly how you want to view it, so this scenario here is obviously racist as well. Let's make that jump, seems logical.

    Past that, talent obviously matters in a scenario where we're talking about one guy trying to get another to do things the way the team wants them done.

    Per several reports I've seen on this, Matheny asked Norris to report back on his bullpen players. We don't know what goes on behind the scenes, maybe Norris is an abusive asshole, maybe the pen is full of guys that are fucking off. Could be both for all we know, but again, let's jump to every possible conclusion and call for Matheny's head.
     
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  17. Al Zarilla

    Al Zarilla Member SoSH Member

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    Swingin’ A’s take 3 out of 4 from Houston, in Houston.
     
  18. bosox79

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    I don't know if it's rare or not, but the Rays scored 5 runs each in the 7th, 8th and 9th inning.
     
  19. ThePrideofShiner

    ThePrideofShiner spooky action from a distance SoSH Member

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    Mariners lost again. 3-7 in last 10 and suddenly the A's are only four back.
     
  20. RedOctober3829

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    Manny Machado will represent the #Orioles in the All Star Game….but he is expected to be traded before the regular season resumes later in the week according to sources involved in the trade discussions.
     
  21. Ale Xander

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    Hypothetically speaking, he gets traded today to the NL. He can't play on Tuesday then, right?
     
  22. Lose Remerswaal

    Lose Remerswaal Leaves after the 8th inning Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    Does there need to be a rule?
     
  23. AB in DC

    AB in DC OG Football Writing Silver Supporter SoSH Member

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    Wouldn't a trade be contingent on passing a physical, anyway? So just schedule the physical for Wednesday.
     

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