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To be fair- Young wasn't terrible here. Not great but not awful either
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BAP: were you expecting coherence from Tal in that article? Just figure you aren't getting it ever
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Molina is straight up showing up his pitcher out there right now. Mattingly has shown way too much faith in Kershaw in this series. Stud or not- if he is struggling he has to come out of the game
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Conway: sorry that my sarcasm towards BAP has ignited memories of your failure at English. For someone who takes their name from a guy who made a career of singing winking songs you lack humor. BAP: it's not like stuff immediately disappears from the Internet
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I was able to pretty easily find all the playoff games this postseason so far. See- they have this wonderful thing in 2014 where you can bring up the TV listings right on your own TV. Also, you can even use this thing called the Internet. If you go on there you can find the channels and even local listings for when things will show. Technology right?????
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Couple things: 1.) Eskin is a buffoon. Every once in a while he does hit on a story. I hope this is one of those times. I will say though- considering they allowed this to run on the news as an editorial makes me think there is some good hard evidence on this that was approved for air. 2.) Wolever deserved to go and the reason doesn't matter to me. I do think the fuss over the NCAA draft picks being reported is a little overblown. It seemed-and was- petty but it didn't seem to hurt them in this draft as they went heavy college and signed most of them. 3.) no one cares about Tal's articles yet. Poor delusional fellow
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I'm friends with the group on Facebook "NL East." The Marlins moderator put up a post tonight saying two Phillies fans were ejected from the game for heckling Papelbon in the bullpen. Must have said some nasty things. The moderator said- "You can guess what Papelbon's response was."
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You are not helping your raving lunatic case Tal.
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Maybe Sandberg can rotate those three around. Maybe they can each get 100 RBI's PRODUCTION!!!
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I don't get to post around here much (or anywhere really) as I am really busy right now. The Phillies still stink and changes need to happen. Also, Tal Venada is still posting his horrible articles and he invented a name to talk with himself i see. He needs to add there is a 4th category of stories- insane ramblings from a lunatic.
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Jumms post at 10:34 was well reasoned and argued. It was logical and provided an accurate picture of where the team is rather than a strictly negative or positive one to keep appearances. Of course curt and Michael Martinez immediately jumped on it. I would expect the usual suspects to as well because they don't like logical arguments
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MG: if they deserve it yes. I did like too how your first post in a while was being critical of me. Irony!!
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And poster Michael Martinez continues to look like a babbling idiot
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Well when you can have Rajai Davis playing center how can you compare? I mean does awh really think Revere would not be welcomed on the Braves over BJ Upton?
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Awh: you said something stupid and BAP gave you 4 situations that proved you wrong. Just admit you overshot on your argument and move on
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awh for someone who often can post good things you also put out a lot of nonsensical arguments. "Maybe, but they can afford both of them, so why not spread the risk." ____________________________________________ We don't know exactly what their budgets are. They could, and should, go over the luxury tax but perhaps that isn't in the business plan. Also, it may not be about spreading the risk. The talent evaluators are all over the place with Castillo (much like with MAG towards the end). Perhaps the Phillies didn't see fit to spend 10.5-13 million a year AAV on a guy who essentially might be a small upgrade on Ben Revere (at worst). Are you okay with that? __________________________________________ "WTF are they to judge what they think a player will be worth? Their judgment is so excellent? To answer that I have two words: Ryan Howard. A second answer: $180MM payroll and on the road to a 90 loss season." ____________________________________________ Announcement to everyone from now til forever. The Howard contract is a bad one. I don't think anyone argues that point anymore and concedes it. But let's please just keep using that as our basis of judging the team and their scouting. They have missed on guys and they have hit on guys. So has every other team in major league baseball. Also, if awh is on record saying that he will be worth it we should totally take his word to the bank. Remember this for the future everyone. ____________________________________________ "TTI, I didn't realize you were an FO supporter." ____________________________________________ "WAH, I'm awh and I hate when people use strawman arguments against me. But I will use them against TTI. That's cool." Also, your 2:56 post is horribly idiotic. I fully expected to see the Michael Martinez, mvptommy, or Sir Alden handle at the bottom of it.
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Or it could be a signal that they prefer a different Cuban player? Or don't think Castillo is worth what he is paid? Or they have a different plan to get out of where they are? Any number of things it could be but yes it means they figure they are cooked for longer than we think. Amazing he logical hurdles people jump through
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You would think Detroit might be more and more willing to make a move soon. They have a lot of money invested in that team and they are losing ground in the race and fading away quickly
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Rally: I'm curious what you think the link between a concussion and BABIP is
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Jake: Honestly I would not be surprised to see Giles as the closer next year.
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Interesting that the "MG" troll shows up last night when Cyclic was on here trolling other people. Try again Columbo! BAP: I thought it was as valid as the point awh was making. There are better first baseman than Ruf on playoff teams there are worse. Howard- as noted- is not close to any of them.
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Questions for the board: If you're the Braves... 28 year old Darin Ruf... or 24 year old Freddie Freeman? If you're the Cardinals... 28 year old Darin Ruf... or 26 year old Matt Adams?
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BAP: yeah read again what I wrote
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I so like that Rally tries to Pile in as well as if he never ever has said something insane. He makes a posting living doing that
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Ruf has not been good for a large portion of his career as Iceman's numbers show which does contradict BAP's comment. He has been very good the rest of his career. He deserves a look though and an extended one at that. For whatever reason they are refusing to give one to him. I do think that if given a chance and he didn't cash in the people stumping for him would turn on him quickly. Also- many of the people piling on were ones who complained about group think at TGP. So being hypocritical or obnoxious and trolling like others is bad form
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