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Discussion in 'MLB Baseball Forum' started by JohnU, Mar 6, 2018.

  1. JohnU

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    Just because each league needs to have 15 teams.
     



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    lol
     
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    navamind solve your problems with aggression

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    Fuck the Cards.
     
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    I try not to trash talk until the Reds are 2 games up with 1 to play.
    In rare cases in history when that has happened, I learned that by that point, I don't need to do any trash talking.
     
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    Why, as a Sox fan, do you care one way or the other about The Cards? You beat them.
     
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    navamind solve your problems with aggression

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    BFIB.
     
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    Alright, fair enough. Fuck those guys.
     
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    packerzrule Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain Supporting Member Level 1

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    Go Crew
     
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    Just looking over the rosters and spreadsheets, data, trends and analytics, I'd say the Reds clinch on the 25th of September. They'd clinch sooner than that but they need to let some of the callups get some innings.

    Seriously, I'd put a buck or two on the Brewers to hang in there till the end.
     
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    Cubs pitching staff, for the moment, is looking rock steady. Now if the bats pick it up...
     
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    plz let this be a good wacha day
     
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    This is a division that is going to take time to mature.
    It may be late July before there is separation.
     
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    Central W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STRK HOME ROAD LAST GAME NEXT GAME
    Milwaukee 3 0 1.000 - - 3-0 W3 0-0 3-0 3/31 @ SD, W 7-3 4/2 vs STL, 2:10 PM
    Pittsburgh 2 0 1.000 0.5 +0.5 2-0 W2 0-0 2-0 4/1 @ DET, W 1-0 Live @ DET
    Chi Cubs 2 2 .500 1.5 0.5 2-2 L1 0-0 2-2 4/1 @ MIA, L 0-6 4/2 @ CIN, 4:10 PM
    St. Louis 1 2 .333 2.0 1.0 1-2 W1 0-0 1-2 4/1 @ NYM, W 5-1 4/2 @ MIL, 2:10 PM
    Cincinnati 0 3 .000 3.0 2.0 0-3 L3 0-3 0-0 4/1 vs WSH, L 5-6 4/2 vs CHC, 4:10 PM
     
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    Cardinals first 3 starters all look like '5 inning' guys unless they get hot. I think they all have that potential but
    the days of starter like Adam Wainwright hogging innings is over.

    Matheny is going to have to be quick with the hook and the bullpen is going to have to save the team. I've defended Matheny and trashed Matheny in the past but this is definitely going to be the year the defines him.
     
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    Thats an oddly political feed.

    I get making fun of fanbases. I know I have my opinions but mixing politics and baseball just makes it weird.
     
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    shut out 2 games in a row......:heh::heh:
     
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    Yup. Old habits die hard.
     
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    That record will fall a dozen times before Memorial day. Hitters are all interested in launch angle now and the better pitchers -- and even the average ones with potential -- have learned to adapt to that. Hitters aren't going to try for ground balls anyway because the shifts are killing them. So swing away with an uppercut. Ah ... strikeouts are going to continue upward.
    The difference is, the Cubs have 8 guys who can launch when the launch angle is right.