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Re: MLB Thread

Postby dodger on Sat Apr 28, 2018 3:32 am

FloridaHammer wrote:Rays best player out 3-months. Get ready for 110 losses or more.

Oh ye of little faith! 7 wins in a row for the Rays now.

Yankees @ Angels is an intriguing series in many ways. Hoping Ohtani is stifled at least for the next few days.
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Re: MLB Thread

Postby brothernero on Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:57 pm

Boston keep on rolling, but shockingly so do the D-Backs.

18-7 now and 8 straight series wins to begin the year. The best since the 2001 Seattle Mariners, and the best in the National League since 1977. All with 2 of our top offensive players out injured.

However I still refuse to get carried away.


Regarding the Tampa Bay Rays, they have won the last 7 games I have watched them. Good luck charm for you. :D


Yankees doing O'k aswell.
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Re: MLB Thread

Postby dodger on Wed May 02, 2018 2:57 pm

Those D’Backs really pulling some punches now. Soon to have the best record in MLB perhaps?

As for my Yankees, we are starting to really come together. Probably speaking too soon but this team has enormous potential.
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Re: MLB Thread

Postby brothernero on Wed May 02, 2018 3:18 pm

New York Yankees v Arizona Diamondbacks 2018 World Series.

Re-run of 2001. Book it. :thup:
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Re: MLB Thread

Postby Centre Half on Thu May 03, 2018 11:05 am

I'm in New York in September and think I'm going to take in a Yankees game (probably v the blue jays)

No idea what to expect but I'm sure it will be fun! :scarfer:
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Re: MLB Thread

Postby dodger on Sat May 05, 2018 12:41 am

If they keep up the current form it should be a good atmosphere. Yankees fans are demanding of their players, but very supportive and vocal when they are on a decent run or playing an important game, which is often enough. Watching vs the Blue Jays will be interesting I think. They have quite a good team and I can actually see it being a three-way battle for first in our division (with th Red Sox too probably, although they’ve been showing weakness recently).

And yeah brothernero, I’d settle for that in the WS!
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Re: MLB Thread

Postby dodger on Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:53 pm

The season is developing nicely.

As for us Yankees, it’s an odd one. Great record overall and some great clutch moments. That said, a lot of the players haven’t been great (Sanchez, Bird, Stanton, Gray etc..). Often we’ve been carried by the two incredible rookies plus Judge and Severino. A good team yes but for me the Red Sox still have a better team overall, as hard as it is to say that....
We can still finish above them though.
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Re: MLB Thread

Postby brothernero on Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:09 pm

Houston Astros looking really good again, decent chance they could go all the way once again and defend their crown.

Boston and the Yankees in a real good tussle for the AL East. Will go down to the wire.

The Diamondbacks are having a really bizarre year. Still in first place but their year so far can be broken down to three stages.

Started of 21-8 then went 5-18 and now have gone 17-7.

Our star man Paul Goldschmidt looked completely lost at the plate and was hitting under .200 with just 4 Home-runs. Now all of a sudden his batting Avg is back up to .270 and he has 17 Home-runs.
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Re: MLB Thread

Postby brothernero on Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:11 pm

PS I'm still gutted that the D-Backs could not afford to hold onto J.D Martinez. :(
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