7/16 - Cashner Sox Debut

LesterFan

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Runs allowed since June 26: 8, 17, 12, 6, 6, 7, 6, 6, 3, 1, 11, 7, 8, 8 (and counting)

Or 7.57 per game. Getting ridiculous at this point.
 

DennyDoyle'sBoil

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The sad part about tonight is not that they lost but how commonplace the game was. Just another shit loss to a shit team at home.

Giveaway at bats and squander on offense, careless on the mound and in the field and give away bases on defense, starter can't go deep, and the bullpen can be assured of having at least one guy who will suck and give it up.

Every team loses lots of games. That's baseball. The fucking problem is that this is just who this team is.

Nothing tonight was very unusual.
 

DeadlySplitter

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not mine.

This team is like an emotionally abusive partner. They show you every so often just how great they can be, remind you of the good ol times and how wonderful they once were. But every other night they disappoint you, they make you question how solid the relationship really is, you wonder whether it's worth trying to salvage the relationship. They tell you after a particularly bad night that they're going to do better, that they have to be better, and you believe them because you love them, you know in your heart they can be better. You convince yourself to just weather the bad times because the good times are coming. But the good times become less and less frequent and less meaningful. Suddenly it's 10 years later and you realize you get maybe two days of happiness for every 5 of disappointment. But now you've got kids together, you have a family and it would be harder to end the relationship than it would be to just keep suffering through it. That's the Red Sox. We're all here because we love them and they're our team, but hot damn can they be soul crushing at times.
good night.
 

Harry Hooper

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Watching on Gameday now, why did the Jays challenge
He touched the bag with his left foot as he started to turn around. He then touched the bag with his right foot in the turning process, but he was basically still facing 3B. No doubt the Jats claimed the right foot was the re-tag.
 

genoasalami

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bad karma started in spring training when they took it slow to "recover" from the stress and fatigue of winning the WS.
 

twibnotes

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They have a lot invested in a pitching staff that is performing well below its expected output.
 

BigSoxFan

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Really is too bad there isn’t more on this roster that can be sold. Yankees really helped themselves during that one punt year. I wouldn’t mind something similar.
 

Mueller's Twin Grannies

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Really is too bad there isn’t more on this roster that can be sold. Yankees really helped themselves during that one punt year. I wouldn’t mind something similar.
There is but they won't trade those names. Porcello should be on the block if they sell but he's been shit most of this season. I'd dangle E-Rod and Barnes and see if anyone is willing to overpay for either.
 

judyb

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'18-'19 feels just like '13-'14, maybe we'll get a better player than Benintendi with a top 10 pick in the 2020 draft.
 

Al Zarilla

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Just looked at the wildcard standings. Cleveland and Oakland are Doppler red shifted as they accelerate moving away from us. 3 games behind both of them. Oakland does this a lot (comes on strong in the summer) and Cleveland has people coming back, although Kluber looks to be delayed. Tampa Bay is first of course in the WC. Still, anything can happen.