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« Reply #240 on: October 18, 2017, 11:01:56 PM »

Just a fyi also. Apparently every time the Yanks have started 5-0 at home int he postseason they've gone to the world series.
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« Reply #241 on: October 21, 2017, 11:37:38 PM »

Well i was hoping the Yanks could pull it off but coming into the season i would have been happy to just be in the playoffs. I still feel t hey're a year or two away from being a legit contender. Need another starter or two. The Astros have never one and the Dodgers not since 88 so i can't complain.
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« Reply #242 on: October 26, 2017, 10:37:17 PM »

So Girardi out as Yankees manager.
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« Reply #243 on: October 27, 2017, 12:40:11 PM »

I was too bummed after Houston to come on here and talk about it...

but I need to chime in on Girardi... I think this is ridiculous...

I don't worship Girardi or anything, but imo he has done nothing short of a great job during his tenure, for a variety of different reasons at different times (handling the retiring hall of famers, always competing while the team is rebuilding, and dealing with the media while for the most part never losing his cool).

What if they beat Houston and then LA? Do they still not bring him back? I mean c'mon... what a year they had with no expectations... and to now go in to an UNKNOWN at this time when the future was so bright is worrisome to me.... the wrong hire could be a major setback next year when expectations will be through the roof... so the new guy comes in with alllll the pressure in the world.

Sounds like this is just Cashman deciding he doesn't want to work with him anymore because of some personal nonsense.

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« Reply #244 on: October 27, 2017, 09:08:57 PM »

I agree i think it is the wrong move. Those kids in that clubhouse would've run through a wall for Joe. Now you're gonna bring in someone new who doesn't know them and could possibly set them back a few years.
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« Reply #245 on: October 30, 2017, 08:55:55 AM »

I agree i think it is the wrong move. Those kids in that clubhouse would've run through a wall for Joe. Now you're gonna bring in someone new who doesn't know them and could possibly set them back a few years.

Supposedly, from what's coming out now...that is NOT the case.  The young kids were not happy with Joe's micromanaging and some of his more old school management techniques.  As more information comes out, it seems like mid season (when they slumped), he sort of lost the clubhouse.  It sounds like he was NOT the guy who pulled them out of that, or motivated them to get out of it, or whatever.  That was "other people in the clubhouse" (Todd Frasier has specifically been mentioned...but so has Rob Thomson).
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« Reply #246 on: October 30, 2017, 03:33:13 PM »

I agree i think it is the wrong move. Those kids in that clubhouse would've run through a wall for Joe. Now you're gonna bring in someone new who doesn't know them and could possibly set them back a few years.

Supposedly, from what's coming out now...that is NOT the case.  The young kids were not happy with Joe's micromanaging and some of his more old school management techniques.  As more information comes out, it seems like mid season (when they slumped), he sort of lost the clubhouse.  It sounds like he was NOT the guy who pulled them out of that, or motivated them to get out of it, or whatever.  That was "other people in the clubhouse" (Todd Frasier has specifically been mentioned...but so has Rob Thomson).


I am just concerned with the direction the sport is going in as a whole.... these hot shot general managers just want YES men in there who are going to implement their genius WAR numbers and what not.

The GM wants to be the wizard of all things.

The time of the grizzled hard ass manager is done with (not that Girardi was that).

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« Reply #247 on: November 02, 2017, 07:12:11 AM »

Last night's game not withstanding (it was over early), it was a GREAT world series!!  Nice to see the Astros win their first, ever.

Darvish was tipping his pitches. His hand doesn't move in the glove EVERY time he throws the FB.  And there is obvious movement in the glove for every slider.  I'm not sure how anyone on the Dodgers hasn't noticed and let him know. Or maybe they have and he just can't fix it.

Now the crazy off season to begin!!!  So many teams making managerial changes, and the FA market is going to be interesting!  I expect a LOT of trades this off season, too.  So many teams are "pieces" away from being really, really good.
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« Reply #248 on: November 02, 2017, 11:15:02 AM »

Last night's game not withstanding (it was over early), it was a GREAT world series!!  Nice to see the Astros win their first, ever.

Darvish was tipping his pitches. His hand doesn't move in the glove EVERY time he throws the FB.  And there is obvious movement in the glove for every slider.  I'm not sure how anyone on the Dodgers hasn't noticed and let him know. Or maybe they have and he just can't fix it.

Now the crazy off season to begin!!!  So many teams making managerial changes, and the FA market is going to be interesting!  I expect a LOT of trades this off season, too.  So many teams are "pieces" away from being really, really good.


I had trouble getting in to the games after the Yankee loss...

The Dodgers lost the series in game 4... Kershaw CAN'T blow those leads....
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« Reply #249 on: November 03, 2017, 06:56:02 AM »


I had trouble getting in to the games after the Yankee loss...

The Dodgers lost the series in game 4... Kershaw CAN'T blow those leads....

Once the Yanks loss, I started rooting for the Astros.  Besides the obvious reasons, George Springer is a local boy, went to school about 15 miles from here (I'm good friends with one of his old teachers), and he's the cousin of one of our friends (who lives here in town) so we went to rooting hard for him!  It obviously worked!! Smiley

I know that they have a big MVP party planned up here in a few weeks!!  Might try to get myself an invite. Wink

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« Reply #250 on: November 07, 2017, 07:44:09 PM »

Roy Halladay dead at 40, very sad.

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https://twitter.com/MLBNetwork/status/928057506701570048

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« Reply #251 on: November 08, 2017, 07:34:59 AM »

Roy Halladay dead at 40, very sad.

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https://twitter.com/MLBNetwork/status/928057506701570048



Terrible tragedy. He was one of the guys I most respected (and feared) on the mound. In his heyday, he was almost unhittable.

I will say: These players who become pilots might want to learn their history.  Small planes and ball players have not had a very good track record.  Too many have died way too young when their Cessna (or whatever) went down.
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