MLB ASG Game Thread

ThePrideofShiner

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soxhop411 said:
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MIN has self serve beer
 
 
Think how hard that thing is to use after you've had five or six. The average person can't even use the self checkout at the grocery store, but now drunk people are going to be able to figure out a self-serve beer machine?
 

DJnVa

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Jesus, that Joe Buck thing was awful. Who approves this shit?
 

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Farrell told ESPN Radio's Jon Sciambi in a pregame meeting that Jeter will likely get two at-bats and then take the field in the top of the fourth where he'll be replaced by Alexei Ramirez of the Chicago White Sox. That will presumably give the Target Field crowd — and both All-Star sides — a chance to give the New York Yankees shortstop a made-for-TV moment as he disappears into the dugout.

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-league-stew/derek-jeter-will-likely-get-two-at-bats--get-opportunity-for-standing-ovation-in-fourth-205445402.html
 

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PayrodsFirstClutchHit said:
I cannot deal with the never ending Jetergasm. I will watch next year,
It'll be over by the 4th inning.
 

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"It does not take any talent to play hard." I can't stand the ballwashing either, but that's a great quote. And, it applies to every part of life.
 

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ThePrideofShiner said:
 
Think how hard that thing is to use after you've had five or six. The average person can't even use the self checkout at the grocery store, but now drunk people are going to be able to figure out a self-serve beer machine?
A new restaurant by me is opening this week and they have self serve machines as well. I'll have to report back my observations this weekend.

Fake edit: I will not be reporting back if I am one of those people who can't figure it out.
 

Corsi

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Just tuning in now.  What's the point of this song?  Is it a tribute to someone/something?
 

DJnVa

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Was there ever a time they just announced the players and played the game?

Or at least have someone sing "Centerfield" or something.
 

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What. The Fuck. Is This Fucking Shit??
 
Seriously, this is what MLB is doing?
 
Big sponsors pay big money for big crap.
 
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Credit for never going 2 years without an invite, and you're a little more less likeable hateable as a 40yo, but
 
 
Nomah's Cabrerah's bettah
 

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That was embarrassingly bad.
 
So, the Jeter stuff was beyond what I could have possibly imagined. Did they cover anything else about the game?
 

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This woman has an absolutely atrocious and annoying voice. She doesn't sing. She shouts.
 
And I'm sick of everyone having to put their own extra-special self-aggrandizing spin on the national anthem.
 
Just sing the fucking song in a straightforward fashion, assholes.
 

DJnVa

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Reverend said:
That was embarrassingly bad.
 
So, the Jeter stuff was beyond what I could have possibly imagined. Did they cover anything else about the game?
It's the ASG. There's nothing "real" to cover.
 

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mabrowndog said:
This woman has an absolutely atrocious and annoying voice. She doesn't sing. She shouts.
 
And I'm suck of everyone having to put their own extra-special self-aggrandizing spin on the national anthem.
 
Just sing the fucking song in a straightforward fashion, assholes.
You are need to calm down and have some ice cream, sunshine.
 

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RedOctober3829 said:
Farrell told ESPN Radio's Jon Sciambi in a pregame meeting that Jeter will likely get two at-bats and then take the field in the top of the fourth where he'll be replaced by Alexei Ramirez of the Chicago White Sox. That will presumably give the Target Field crowd — and both All-Star sides — a chance to give the New York Yankees shortstop a made-for-TV moment as he disappears into the dugout.

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-league-stew/derek-jeter-will-likely-get-two-at-bats--get-opportunity-for-standing-ovation-in-fourth-205445402.html
 
That sounds sufficiently contrived.
 

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Stupid bitch took 15 seconds too long because she had to show off her vocal acrobatics, and fucked up the timing with the flyover.
 
Good job, good effort.
 

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mabrowndog said:
This woman has an absolutely atrocious and annoying voice. She doesn't sing. She shouts.
 
And I'm sick of everyone having to put their own extra-special self-aggrandizing spin on the national anthem.
 
Just sing the fucking song in a straightforward fashion, assholes.
 
 

DJnVa

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Harry Hooper said:
 
She sang that Disney "Frozen" number.
So it's her fault my Facebook feed was filled with those idiots Frozen videos with people singing?
 

Corsi

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god, joe buck's head is enormous.  could screen a drive-in movie on his forehead.
 

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mabrowndog said:
Stupid bitch took 15 seconds too long because she had to show off her vocal acrobatics, and fucked up the timing with the flyover.
 
Good job, good effort.
It was straight out of Bleeding Gums Murphy