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Megathread, née 4/5/2013 - Sox @ Jays


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#1 TheShynessClinic


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:04 AM

Doubront vs. Johnson

 

I had a pretty good run as the second game thread starter for the Bruins season, let's see how it goes over here.



#2 InsideTheParker


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:54 AM

What I have learned so far this season: winning is so much more fun than losing and sliding into first base with your hands should be illegal.

Geaux, Sox!



#3 SouthernBoSox


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 08:25 AM

Josh Johnson is their fourth starter.

Shit.

#4 Rooster Crows

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 09:03 AM

Kick ass - beat the birds.

 

GO SOX - WIN TONIGHT!



#5 Jed Zeppelin


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 09:05 AM

Josh Johnson is their fourth starter.

Shit.

 

Meh, coming to the AL East with weakening stuff and declining peripherals after a career in the NL? Bring it on.



#6 SouthernBoSox


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 09:26 AM

Meh, coming to the AL East with weakening stuff and declining peripherals after a career in the NL? Bring it on.

I'd totally be down with getting on this train if we didn't just throw Ryan Dempster out there for our third start.



#7 topps148

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 09:34 AM

Wow! Six posts without a mention of a certain rookie outfielder.
 
Maybe I should check another thread.



#8 HangingW/ScottCooper

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 09:52 AM

If JBJ had homered off Rivera last night, I'm pretty sure the boards couldn't have handled it.



#9 LeoCarrillo


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 10:44 AM

I'd totally be down with getting on this train if we didn't just throw Ryan Dempster out there for our third start.

 

Really hoping the next two nights provides evidence that Dempster is not our No. 3.



#10 86spike


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 10:52 AM

I hope Farrell knows how to steal their signs.



#11 Foulkey Reese


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 11:05 AM

Oh yea, Doubront



#12 Ed Hillel


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 11:38 AM

Toronto is scary.

#13 E5 Yaz


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 11:55 AM

Toronto is scary.

 

As proven by losing 2 of 3 at home to Cleveland to start the year



#14 topps148

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 12:10 PM

As proven by losing 2 of 3 at home to Cleveland to start the year

Everyone who thinks the Jays will finish 54-108, raise your hand.



#15 DLew On Roids


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 12:11 PM

Roberto Alomar and Fred McGriff are not walking through that door.



#16 Ed Hillel


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 12:12 PM

108 wins for the Sox woohoo!

#17 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 12:16 PM

Really hoping the next two nights provides evidence that Dempster is not our No. 3.

 

You can't see it, but I'm nodding my head in agreement.



#18 Greg29fan


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 12:19 PM

gonna guess Boston's manager isn't going to be very popular when he appears on the field.



#19 jimc

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 12:39 PM

There is not enough hate in this thread. No-one gives a shit about the Blue Jays. "Oh they're so bland and innocuous." No. Fuck their stupid turfed pinball machine stadium---sorry, that's CENTRE, fuck their abomination of a seventh inning stretch (OK BLUE JAYS? SO THREATENING), fuck Buck Martinez and his stupid voice, fuck the milquetoast lobotomy patient fanbase, fuck Brett Lawrie. O fucking Canada. You have smiley Jose Reyes now? Still not fucking likeable. 

 

First Sox visit of the year, first game of the year for me, first day of 2013 that living in Jays land pays off. Go Sox. Fuck. 



#20 InsideTheParker


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 12:50 PM

There's a nice scene in the novel, "Border Songs," where some Canadians in a bar express gratitude for the U.S., since without it, no one would think Canada was "so nice, so beautiful, so rational." (or words to that effect).  



#21 luckysox


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 12:57 PM

Josh Johnson's arm is due to fly off any time now. May as well make it tonight.

#22 jimc

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 12:59 PM

There's a nice scene in the novel, "Border Songs," where some Canadians in a bar express gratitude for the U.S., since without it, no one would think Canada was "so nice, so beautiful, so rational." (or words to that effect).  

 

so smug



#23 LuckyBen

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 01:08 PM

Lets beat that Canadian team. 90 wins still in reach!

#24 Revkeith

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 01:40 PM

There is not enough hate in this thread. No-one gives a shit about the Blue Jays. "Oh they're so bland and innocuous." No. Fuck their stupid turfed pinball machine stadium---sorry, that's CENTRE, fuck their abomination of a seventh inning stretch (OK BLUE JAYS? SO THREATENING), fuck Buck Martinez and his stupid voice, fuck the milquetoast lobotomy patient fanbase, fuck Brett Lawrie. O fucking Canada. You have smiley Jose Reyes now? Still not fucking likeable. 

 

First Sox visit of the year, first game of the year for me, first day of 2013 that living in Jays land pays off. Go Sox. Fuck. 

I really need to watch "The 25th Hour"



#25 IpswichSox

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 01:47 PM

Youkilis just hit a homerun for the Yankees at Detroit.  Sterling: "It's a nuke from Youk."



#26 soxhop411


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 02:00 PM

4/5 at TOR: Ellsbury CF, Nava DH, Pedroia 2B, Napoli 1B, Salty C, Middlebrooks 3B, Victorino RF, Bradley Jr. LF, Iglesias SS, Doubront P.



#27 since '75

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 02:05 PM

Youkilis just hit a homerun for the Yankees at Detroit.  Sterling: "It's a nuke from Youk."

what'd he say about Fielder's? :bravo:



#28 SoxScout


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 02:08 PM

Surprised they didn't start Carp and Ciriaco today.



#29 Laser Show

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 02:12 PM

Surprised they didn't start Carp and Ciriaco today.

 

It'll be interesting to see if we get the Sunday Francona Special from Farrell.



#30 Saints Rest

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 02:22 PM

Red Sox in first place: May it remain so for a long time.

(Posted before Baltimore game was complete)



#31 soxhop411


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 02:29 PM

Jose Bautista, who jammed his right ankle last night, out of the lineup for Blue Jays vs. Red Sox tonight.

 

Thats good news (for us)

 

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#bluejays lineup
Reyes ss
Bonifacio 2b
Cabrera lf
Encarnacion 1b
Arencibia c
Davis rf
Rasmus cf
DeRosa dh
Izturis 3b
Johnson sp

 

Edited by soxhop411, 05 April 2013 - 02:30 PM.


#32 koufax32


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 02:59 PM

Let's hope Doubront is able to go past 5 innings tonight.

#33 P'tucket, rhymes with...


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 03:19 PM

gonna guess Boston's manager isn't going to be very popular when he appears on the field.

He's wearing a Bruins jersey tonight?



#34 rembrat


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 03:47 PM

I see the Yankees lost already. Neat.



#35 Al Zarilla


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 04:02 PM

I see the Yankees lost already. Neat.

Balance of power shifting in the AL East.



#36 Rudy Pemberton


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 04:31 PM

Surprised they didn't start Carp and Ciriaco today.


I'll bite. Why?

#37 ItOnceWasMyLife

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 04:53 PM

Balance of power shifting in the AL East.

 

1. MFY have a losing record for all of 2013

2.  Red Sox make playoffs

 

If you told me I could only have one of these and not the other, I'd have a hard time deciding.  Ok, you got me, I'd take 2, but I really want 1.



#38 Snodgrass'Muff


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 04:56 PM

Wouldn't even take me a moment to decide.  In fact, if the order were reversed, I wouldn't have to read the option that isn't the Sox making the playoffs.



#39 reggiecleveland


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 05:13 PM

so smug

Well stick the Canada hating stuff up your ass. I am Canadian and I hate the fucking Jays. I hate the bullshit Yankees God Bless America shit, but I don't talk shit bout the song.

 

These guys are not Canadian. They are not Canada's team.



#40 SemperFidelisSox


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 05:17 PM

Even Blue Jays fans are excited.

 



#41 reggiecleveland


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 05:19 PM

Hazel May interviewing Remy on pregame here:

 

No punches pulled on BV

 

"Chaos from day 1 of spring training"

"Farrell gives team somebody they respect, which is what was needed"

"Last year was a mess and this year is already better"

"Gives team emotional stability, confident leadership"



#42 Laser Show

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 05:54 PM

So what are we expecting from Doobie? because frankly I have no idea.



#43 OnWisc

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 05:55 PM

Jose Bautista, who jammed his right ankle last night, out of the lineup for Blue Jays vs. Red Sox tonight.

 

Thats good news (for us)

 

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#bluejays lineup
Reyes ss
Bonifacio 2b
Cabrera lf
Encarnacion 1b
Arencibia c
Davis rf
Rasmus cf
DeRosa dh
Izturis 3b
Johnson sp

 

 

Not quite as impressive without Bautista and Lawrie in there.



#44 Savin Hillbilly


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 05:56 PM

Not quite as impressive without Bautista and Lawrie in there.

 

Yeah, that's a pretty OBP-challenged bunch once you get past Encarnacion. 



#45 flymrfreakjar

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 06:04 PM

Why do the Jays fans hate Farrell so much? What happened last year?



#46 Savin Hillbilly


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 06:04 PM

The anti-Farrell sentiment in Toronto is a good thing. There hasn't been much edge to Toronto/Boston games in recent years. Their team is better, their attitude is worse, and these games are going to have some juice.

 

EDIT: @flymrfreakjar: They hate him because he begged out of his contract to come manage for us.


Edited by Savin Hillbilly, 05 April 2013 - 06:05 PM.


#47 Kilgore A. Trout


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 06:07 PM

Buck was kinda funny talking about being fired by the Jays when talking about Farrel.  Except Farrel wasn't fired.



#48 Snodgrass'Muff


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 06:09 PM

Anyone else having trouble with the MLB.TV app?

Edit: Never mind. It kicked in at the end of the Ellsbury AB.

Edited by Snodgrass'Muff, 05 April 2013 - 06:11 PM.


#49 Darnell's Son

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 06:10 PM

Johnson is looking good so far.



#50 Yazdog8

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 06:10 PM

Time for Jacoby to collect some SB's!






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