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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

2012 All-Star Game Chatter

NL All-Stars (42-38-2) at AL All-Stars (38-42-2), live from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
Coverage starts on FOX at 7:30 PM Eastern.

Gamingboy Posted: July 10, 2012 at 09:08 AM | 739 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   701. SouthSideRyan Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:14 PM (#4179748)
LaRussa is too bombed to make it out to the mound himself.
   702. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:16 PM (#4179750)
i thought baseball had stepped away from the hard and fast everyone has to play bs

   703. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:16 PM (#4179751)
Fun fact: if this score holds up, this is the first time the home team at Kauffman has lost by as many as eight runs all season.
   704. Lassus Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:16 PM (#4179752)
CAN HE BLOW AN 8-RUN LEAD?
   705. asdf1234 Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:16 PM (#4179753)
Ah, one last time.
   706. Monty Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:16 PM (#4179754)
LaRussa gonna LaRuss.
   707. Gamingboy Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:17 PM (#4179755)
Final checklist of the night because, really, La Russa is ruining even my will to live:

Cano booed [X]
Ugglaesque (All-Star Conradian) play [X ] (Ugglaesque play... by Uggla [ ])
Dramatic home run in 7th inning or later [ ]
Billy Butler [X ]
R.A. Dickey/Matt Cain starter controversy [ X]
Flashback to last year's World Series [ ]
Mention that there are no Marlins [ ]
Montage of Ron Washington acting crazy excited in the dugout [ ]
Trout and Harper [ X]
A pitcher hits triple digits [X ]
McCarver's singing career [ ]
Carlos Beltran was a Royal [X ]
Snub discussion [ ]
NL Hitting Coach Mark McGwire [ ]
George Brett shows up [X]
Reference to... Negro League Museum [ X] Buck O'Neil [X ] KC Monarchs [ ]
Random FOX TV star pointed out in stands [ ] (Unless you count the New Girl bus)
R.A. Dickey's knuckler mishandled [X] (during bullpen)
Montage of first half no-hitters [ X]
Josh Hamilton's four-HR game [X]
Talk about how well the Pirates and/or Orioles did during the first half [ ]
TV ad for.... Dark Knight Rises [ X] The Watch [X ] The Campaign [X ] The Bourne Legacy [X ] Assassin's Creed III [ ]
Dwight Howard traded by end of game [ ]
Matt Wieters gets in game [ X]
Joe Buck welcomes Erin Andrews to the FOX family (or something to that effect)[ ]
Web Gem [X ]
Mention of Kansas City BBQ [ X]
Mention how La Russa began and is now ending his career in Kansas City [ ]
Mention how Ortiz is the only Red Sox all-star [ X]
Mention of Adam Jones' love of Kansas City BBQ ribs [ ]
Yu Darvish's army of Japanese media following him [ ]
Selig comes into booth [ ] (Mention of how the Royals are on the right track [X] "Golden Age" [] Labor peace [] Playoff expansion [])
How hot it was in KC [X]
Reggie Jackson discussion []
McCutchen/Bonds comparisons []
Mention of the Fan Cave [ ]
BBQ in the booth [ ]
Idiot fan runs onto the field []
Trumbo's trumbomb onto the Royals Hall of Fame []
Mentioned that Arrowhead is right next door [X]
"That's a clown question, bro" []
How many Altuves? []
   708. AJMcCringleberry Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:17 PM (#4179756)
i thought baseball had stepped away from the hard and fast everyone has to play bs

I think they are only doing this because it's an 8 run game.
   709. Eric J can SABER all he wants to Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:17 PM (#4179757)
Come on, guys, he has to give Papelbon an appearance here. It's not like he's already pitched in four of these games or anything.
   710. boteman Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:18 PM (#4179758)
Another year of Senior Circuit domination!!!!11!!11
   711. Guts Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:18 PM (#4179760)
Brutal game, but there were many interesting opinions on various women named Kate.

Congrats to the Nationals, who will now host game 1 of the Series!
   712. Yonder Alonso in misguided trousers (cardinal) Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:18 PM (#4179761)
Altuve is kind of like the Muggsy Bogues of MLB, huh?
   713. Joey B. has reignited his October #Natitude Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:18 PM (#4179762)
NL home field advantage! It counts byatches!!
   714. Lassus Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:18 PM (#4179763)
gooood night
   715. Shredder Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:19 PM (#4179764)
LaHair? I live 10 minutes from Wrigley, walking, and I've never heard of that dude.
   716. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:19 PM (#4179765)
thanks to gaming for the checklist. always worth it

well, it wasn't extra, extra innings boys but it had its moments

evening all
   717. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:19 PM (#4179766)
Did this count?
   718. The elusive Robert Denby Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:20 PM (#4179767)
Well, I guess I'll end the night staring dreamily at Kate Upton photos while I watch "Total Recall."
   719. Monty Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:20 PM (#4179768)
Did this count?


Only to ten, Mudhead.
   720. Gamingboy Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:21 PM (#4179769)
Night all. Thanks for helping make this beatdown almost slightly entertaining.
   721. Guts Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:21 PM (#4179770)
Well, I guess I'll end the night staring dreamily at Kate Upton photos while I watch "Total Recall."

Uh, what were you doing during the game?
   722. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:21 PM (#4179771)

NL Hitting Coach Mark McGwire [ ]
Talk about how well the Pirates and/or Orioles did during the first half [ ]:


They mentioned how the Orioles were playing well when Wieters batted with Jim Johnson warming up, and they had a couple shots of Big Mac, although they didn't mention him.
   723. The elusive Robert Denby Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:22 PM (#4179773)
Uh, what were you doing during the game?

Sending hate e-mail to Robinson Cano.
   724. base ball chick Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:22 PM (#4179774)
cmon you KNOW the modern rules are that everyone HAS to play and for once i don't blame TLR
   725. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:24 PM (#4179776)
Thank god I never have to see Tony LaRussa manage a game ever again.
   726. BDC Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:26 PM (#4179777)
I really enjoyed tonight's game, perhaps because it was decided so early and played out as a true exhibition. There were lots of matchups of players I'd heard about but never seen – the purpose of an ASG, IMHO. Great fun! especially the inning that RA Dickey pitched.
   727. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:26 PM (#4179778)
Good for Melky, he seemed like a good guy when he was in KC with a great attitude. Also I like any personal comeback story that begins with “he ate everything in sight in New York.”
   728. Tuque Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:26 PM (#4179779)
Tony LaRussa looks horrifying. It looks like he must have retired from the game because he came down with some flesh-eating virus. I don't think a professional makeup artist could have done a better job making someone look as disgustingly pale and haggard as he did in that interview right there.
   729. Barnaby Jones Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:27 PM (#4179782)
Clown question!
   730. Ned Garvin: Male Prostitute Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:28 PM (#4179783)
And after the game ends, after forcing Melky to speak in his 2nd language, CLOWN QUESTION.
   731. Dan Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:35 PM (#4179786)
Shitty ASG followed by no baseball for 2 entire days. This ####### sucks.
   732. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:35 PM (#4179787)
Also I like any personal comeback story that begins with “he ate everything in sight in New York.”

You'll love "Godzilla II: The Quest For Peace".
   733. Tripon Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:37 PM (#4179791)
Technically, he ate everything in sight in Atlanta. He was just chubby in New York.
   734. PreservedFish Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:38 PM (#4179792)
Worst two sports days of the year, right?
   735. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: July 10, 2012 at 11:43 PM (#4179796)
Technically, he ate everything in sight in Atlanta. He was just chubby in New York.


No, Joe Buck literally introduced Melky's second at-bat by saying "He ate everything in sight in New York".
   736. odds are meatwad is drunk Posted: July 11, 2012 at 12:19 AM (#4179812)
7 innings of furcal was not needed
   737. Tripon Posted: July 11, 2012 at 12:30 AM (#4179816)
Really? Joe Buck should get his facts straight.
   738. tshipman Posted: July 11, 2012 at 12:35 AM (#4179819)
I accept the Mets fans apologies. You're welcome for another ASG win.

Signed,
A Giants fan who voted 25 times at the park
   739. Juan V Posted: July 11, 2012 at 03:16 AM (#4179853)
Melky's English is catastrophic. You'd think he'd be able to do better after about 8 years in the US.
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