2018 regular-season game chatter

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bartolo : called up by the rangers to pitch tonight

mookieproof, Monday, 2 April 2018 19:00 (one year ago) link

the first pitcher from the 2017 nippon league to hit a home run in 2018 mlb is: miles mikolas.

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Monday, 2 April 2018 19:24 (one year ago) link

106.1 exit velo

mookieproof, Monday, 2 April 2018 19:26 (one year ago) link

blessed day xp

it just struck me that lorenzo cain's nickname "locain" is a cocaine reference?

na (NA), Monday, 2 April 2018 19:32 (one year ago) link

I’ve watched this thirty times.

pic.twitter.com/HjEbNgy3EV

— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) April 2, 2018

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Monday, 2 April 2018 22:34 (one year ago) link

Spearing!

they call me melo gelo (Spottie), Monday, 2 April 2018 23:12 (one year ago) link

Christ this Astros/Os game is only in the 4th

top 13th in Phoenix!

the ignatius rock of ignorance (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 3 April 2018 06:37 (one year ago) link

#Rays Kiermaier will try something new today to combat cold weather vs #Yankees - covering his whole body with Vaseline to serve as an extra layer against the wind.

— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) April 3, 2018

mookieproof, Tuesday, 3 April 2018 18:00 (one year ago) link

it's gonna be exciting if he has to slide into a base

na (NA), Tuesday, 3 April 2018 18:51 (one year ago) link

Ryan Braun is actually really nice. I saw him being all friendly and cordial with the security guy, someone who everyone else just walked by without saying a word. He’s cool! Didn’t expect that.

Karl Malone, Tuesday, 3 April 2018 20:11 (one year ago) link

But if one person that I thought was a dick was nice, what does that mean about all the other people I thought were dicks? Could they be nice people too? No, I bet that I am correct about all the other people and that none of them are nice, better to just keep a closed mind so that things are steady and reliable

Karl Malone, Tuesday, 3 April 2018 20:12 (one year ago) link

Decent night at the park tonight for Christian Villanueva pic.twitter.com/mCsnyCV54T

— Daren Willman (@darenw) April 4, 2018

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Wednesday, 4 April 2018 06:16 (one year ago) link

<3

timellison, Wednesday, 4 April 2018 06:54 (one year ago) link

the Braves are raking.

Van Horn Street, Wednesday, 4 April 2018 17:53 (one year ago) link

Carlos Santana stealing home (10MB mp4):
http://mediadownloads.mlb.com/mlbam/mp4/2018/04/04/1906303983/1522871765592/asset_1200K.mp4

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Wednesday, 4 April 2018 20:23 (one year ago) link

sick

they call me melo gelo (Spottie), Wednesday, 4 April 2018 20:28 (one year ago) link

Carlos Santana stealing home (10MB mp4)

lol

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 4 April 2018 20:41 (one year ago) link

Lucroy gunned down 3 would-be base-stealers tonight.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Thursday, 5 April 2018 06:02 (one year ago) link

THIS! pic.twitter.com/2FJCQzPTUv

— Jen Mueller (@JenTalksSports) April 5, 2018

mookieproof, Thursday, 5 April 2018 20:07 (one year ago) link

Jon Lester threw out Ryan Braun trying to steal third, with his new bounce pass strategy.

na (NA), Friday, 6 April 2018 00:47 (one year ago) link

to be fair it's a pretty slo-mo steal attempt

https://www.mlb.com/video/c-1908265383

na (NA), Friday, 6 April 2018 00:48 (one year ago) link

Goldschmidt on pace for 250 walks...

https://www.baseball-reference.com/leaders/BB_season.shtml

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Saturday, 7 April 2018 18:32 (one year ago) link

Blood bath in Philly

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Sunday, 8 April 2018 00:32 (one year ago) link

Question for the crowd?

Under the current labor agreement, is it possible for there to be a player/manager anymore?

Seeing a story about Frank Robinson becoming player/manager for the Indians got me wondering why that gimmick had not been done lately.

I was trying to think of a player/manager after Pete Rose with the Reds and could not think of one. Was Rose the last one?

earlnash, Monday, 9 April 2018 11:33 (one year ago) link

i regret watching the victor robles injury video :(

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Tuesday, 10 April 2018 00:03 (one year ago) link

Question for the crowd?

Under the current labor agreement, is it possible for there to be a player/manager anymore?

Seeing a story about Frank Robinson becoming player/manager for the Indians got me wondering why that gimmick had not been done lately.

I was trying to think of a player/manager after Pete Rose with the Reds and could not think of one. Was Rose the last one?

― earlnash, Monday, April 9, 2018 7:33 AM (twelve hours ago)

not sure about the CBA but seems like that's just too much work for one person, not sure why a player would ever want to take on that responsibility/pressure

k3vin k., Tuesday, 10 April 2018 00:22 (one year ago) link

yeah i think it's theoretically possible but will never happen again

mookieproof, Tuesday, 10 April 2018 00:59 (one year ago) link

A scoring change from March 30 awarded Scott Kingery a steal on a play that was originally ruled a wild pitch. So now, Kingery joins Jimmy Rollins as the only Phillies since 1900 with multiple hits and a steal in their MLB debut.

— Matt Breen (@matt_breen) April 9, 2018

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Tuesday, 10 April 2018 01:44 (one year ago) link

Molina suspended for one game. Jeez, MLB are some cranks; I think the poor guy's learned his lesson

Evan R, Tuesday, 10 April 2018 21:09 (one year ago) link

bumping/shoving an umpire is an automatic suspension. that it's only one game suggests that MLB doesn't think it was malicious

mookieproof, Tuesday, 10 April 2018 21:14 (one year ago) link

Apparently the d-bag manager pointed toward Yadi and referred to him with an “adjective”, I think that’s what set him off.

Karl Malone, Tuesday, 10 April 2018 21:17 (one year ago) link

he charged a manager from the dugout, shoved an ump and started to take a swing. It seemed pretty malicious to me. Has any player shoved umpires more and been punished less for it than Molina?

Evan R, Tuesday, 10 April 2018 21:18 (one year ago) link

he didn't charge from the dugout? he wildly overreacted to lovullo's backhanded praise of his framing skills -- some version of 'fuck' is in every single sentence on a baseball field -- and tried to get at lovullo with the ump in the way

i mean, yadi is an annoying redass, but he didn't actually hit anyone

mookieproof, Tuesday, 10 April 2018 21:37 (one year ago) link

ah, I got confused watching the video about his positioning. Still seems insanely inconsistent to me. Last year Willson Contreras got a two-day suspension for bouncing a helmet that accidentally hit an ump. Brett Lawrie once got four games for the same thing. One game for shoving an ump directly seems generous.

Evan R, Tuesday, 10 April 2018 21:48 (one year ago) link

damn Boston is destroying the Stankees

omar little, Wednesday, 11 April 2018 01:31 (one year ago) link

Betts is going crazy tonight.

clemenza, Wednesday, 11 April 2018 01:35 (one year ago) link

tracer, make a red sox thread

mookieproof, Wednesday, 11 April 2018 01:36 (one year ago) link

in fact, in a week i am going to create team threads if their fans have not done so

the ignatius rock of ignorance (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 11 April 2018 02:15 (one year ago) link

Today’s Brewers/Cards game is only viewable on Facebook.

fuck that

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 11 April 2018 14:34 (one year ago) link

wtf I thought FSN got all 162 games this year

so dumb

not as dumb as last night's game though ;)

frogbs, Wednesday, 11 April 2018 14:54 (one year ago) link

That game seemed excruciating for both teams, at least until the last bit. A lot of the Brewers/cards games have been like that so far! Must see, excruciating baseball

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 11 April 2018 15:00 (one year ago) link

lost in the "Brewers have won nearly every game in the final at-bat" narrative is the "Brewers have blown every save opportunity so far" one

frogbs, Wednesday, 11 April 2018 15:26 (one year ago) link

Today’s Brewers/Cards game is only viewable on Facebook.

fuck that

― Karl Malone, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 7:34 AM (one hour ago)

mlbstreams

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Wednesday, 11 April 2018 16:11 (one year ago) link

yeah, i'll be hitting that up today for sure. so annoying, though, esp as a recently departed facebook user. makes me dislike zuck even more

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 11 April 2018 16:13 (one year ago) link

Holy crap this FB stream is obnoxious. "How about that routine ground out? Brewers fans, what do you think? Join the conversation!"

Evan R, Wednesday, 11 April 2018 19:15 (one year ago) link

facebook fans, tell us what your faaavorite blooper is!

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 11 April 2018 19:20 (one year ago) link

"Many Cards fans in the comments section saying, 'Come on St. Louis! Put some runs on the board!'"

(That's an actual thing they just said... this is the most banal announcing I've ever heard)

Evan R, Wednesday, 11 April 2018 19:22 (one year ago) link

Cubs deserved to lose after that god awful rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” by Mike Ditka. That was one of the worst things I’ve ever heard

frogbs, Tuesday, 2 October 2018 00:00 (ten months ago) link

Ditka was the worst thing to happen to Chicago sports let alone the Bears.

omar little, Tuesday, 2 October 2018 00:22 (ten months ago) link

Dodger stadium is empty

Reported attendance was about 37 K (> 80 percent full) but maybe that was in the middle innings? Seeing the stadium so empty at the start of the game was ... weird.

NoTimeBeforeTime, Tuesday, 2 October 2018 09:23 (ten months ago) link

NARRATOR'S VOICE: It's always empty for the first few innings (and often the last few).

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Tuesday, 2 October 2018 16:36 (ten months ago) link

https://i.imgur.com/hmlIdoH.jpg?1

Karl Malone, Tuesday, 2 October 2018 16:42 (ten months ago) link

Max Muncy
That funcy muncy

frogbs, Tuesday, 2 October 2018 19:19 (ten months ago) link

one month passes...

i miss baseball

na (NA), Tuesday, 13 November 2018 21:56 (nine months ago) link

^

illegal economic migration (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 13 November 2018 21:58 (nine months ago) link

^

Rhine Jive Click Bait (Hadrian VIII), Tuesday, 13 November 2018 22:17 (nine months ago) link

i am catching up on world cinema

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 13 November 2018 22:21 (nine months ago) link


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