General 2019 MLB thread

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  1. Hauler

    Hauler Unknown Member

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    It's a gamble for sure.
    But if he turns out to be legit, they'll end up saving money in the long run.
     
  2. Willthiswork

    Willthiswork I'd rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies.

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    I don't know if I agree with that. Mainly because of what's going on with the Yankees right now. Judge, Sanchez, Torres, and Andujar are all making around 500k a year and have been. I think Judge and Sanchez are finally eligible for arbitration after this season. So for the first 4 years in the bigs they'll have made about 2/2.5 Mill a piece. If Roberts is legit they're just spreading his money out instead of paying it in year 5 or 6. They're also going to end up having to pay huge when he's still in his prime at 28 if they want to keep him.
     
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  3. Otis Driftwood

    Otis Driftwood 30/30-150

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  4. Robbie Hart

    Robbie Hart I apparently look like a Jewish accountant

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    RaginCajun The Female Orgasm Is A Myth

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  6. Otis Driftwood

    Otis Driftwood 30/30-150

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    You do know I was talking about me and not you, right? I started watching Red Sox the year they won.
     
  7. Willthiswork

    Willthiswork I'd rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies.

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    Astros' Luhnow, Hinch fired after MLB gives ban

    Fucking BIG!


    As part of the league's penalty, the Astros will also lose first- and second-round draft picks in 2020 and 2021, and the organization was fined a record $5 million. MLB said in its statement that if Luhnow or Hinch "engage in any future material violations" of MLB rules, they will be placed on the league's permanently ineligible list.

    Crane gave no timetable for naming replacements for Luhnow and Hinch.

    Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, who was implicated in the schemes, was not disciplined but is expected to receive a similarly harsh penalty upon the completion of an investigation into illicit use of a video replay room by the 2018 Red Sox. Cora was the Astros' bench coach during the 2017 season.
     
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  8. mysticmac

    mysticmac First 1025

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    How the fuck didn't Cora getting shit?
     
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  9. Splinty

    Splinty Shake 'em off
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    heard about the firings, missed this.

    Fucking Astros.


    Bros. We over here getting Harvey'd. Astros go the WS. WE WIN...




    AND THEY CHEATED ARE YOU KIDDING ME>?!?!@#41i29034ui90rdjawopdjasijdaisodjasdjasiojdas



    So infuriating.
     
  10. mysticmac

    mysticmac First 1025

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    Called it.
     
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  11. Hauler

    Hauler Unknown Member

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    He will get something for sure.
     
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  12. HEATH VON DOOM

    HEATH VON DOOM Remember the 5th of November

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    He probably got the Red Sux job just for being a cheating piece of shit. It's not a coincedence the Sux won the WS after hiring the cheater.
     
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  13. Willthiswork

    Willthiswork I'd rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies.

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  14. Hauler

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    Houston hit .284 at home in 2019.
    They hit .265 on the road.

    Only 2 teams had a larger disparity between their home averages and their away averages and that was Colorado and Texas, both of which are known hitter-friendly parks and ranked 1, 2 in overall batting average at their ballparks this past season.

    While Houston hit .284 at their home park, visitors hit .219

    I'd keep crunching numbers but my lunch break is over.

    Bottom line: They cheated and it was effective.
     
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  15. Hauler

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  16. Willthiswork

    Willthiswork I'd rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies.

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    Yep. But that's pretty funny to see Cora posting about this scenario years ago.
     
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  17. Hauler

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    Definitely didn't age well for him.
     
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    Remember when Altuve smoked Chapman's slider in the bottom of the 9th?

    Most people look stupid against Chapman's slider. In 2019, the league had a .157 average against that pitch.

    Altuve smoked it like he knew it was coming.
     
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  19. Willthiswork

    Willthiswork I'd rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies.

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    He's the Trump of baseball Twitter
     
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  22. Willthiswork

    Willthiswork I'd rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies.

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    Mets Reportedly 'Wavering' on Carlos Beltran Hire After Sign-Stealing Accusations
    watching that "9 to 5" elude him like a "12 to 6".

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  24. conor mcgregor nut hugger

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    Imo there is zero chance that he didn't institute something similar with the Red Sox.
     
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