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Monday, June 18, 2012

Evan Longoria suffers setback

Stupid hamstrings!

Bite Man makes baseball fun again Posted: June 18, 2012 at 10:48 PM | 10 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Jim Wisinski Posted: June 19, 2012 at 12:59 AM (#4160760)
Doesn't that just suck a goat
   2. Gamingboy Posted: June 19, 2012 at 11:06 AM (#4160966)
Speaking as somebody who saw this in person, I can say: It didn't look good. It was a sharp grounder to third-base side that was only stopped due to a nice dive by Danny Valencia, but he was so obviously hobbled and slow-moving that even if he'd gotten by him I wouldn't have been surprised if the left fielder could have thrown him out.
   3. McCoy Posted: June 19, 2012 at 11:12 AM (#4160976)
And this is why youngsters sign long term contracts at what some think are discounts.
   4. SuperGrover Posted: June 19, 2012 at 01:56 PM (#4161136)
Of course he did, he's on my fantasy team!

For the record, my AL-only team consisted of the following gimps:

Longoria
Santos (keeper)
Baker (before he came down with elbow fun in ST)
Hafner (expected but still)
Morrow
Markakis
Uehera (who got hurt the week after I picked him up)

Awesome thing is that we have only 3 DL slots meaning I have Longoria, Markakis, and Morrow in the starting lineup (Baker has long since been released). Blech!
   5. 'zop sympathizes with the wrong ####### people Posted: June 19, 2012 at 02:40 PM (#4161198)
Things no one gives a #### about but you: bad beats in poker and injuries on your fantasy team.
   6. Nasty Nate Posted: June 19, 2012 at 02:51 PM (#4161216)
Awesome thing is that we have only 3 DL slots meaning I have Longoria, Markakis, and Morrow in the starting lineup (Baker has long since been released). Blech!


Does this mean you have no bench spots? Why wouldn't you release Hafner?
   7.  Shoeless Swedish Chef Posted: June 19, 2012 at 02:51 PM (#4161217)
Somewhere out there there is a guy who never has an injury on his fantasy team.

Things no one gives a #### about but you: bad beats in poker and injuries on your fantasy team.

The problem with bad beat stories are that the stakes are so inconsequential, just some money. I bet a story about how I lost my wife to an inside straight draw* would work better.

*) Full disclosure: I have never bet a spouse in a poker game. I have on occasion been beaten by an inside straight draw.
   8. Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner Posted: June 19, 2012 at 02:59 PM (#4161223)
Things no one gives a #### about but you: bad beats in poker and injuries on your fantasy team.

And "news" updates on your Facebook account.
   9. SuperGrover Posted: June 19, 2012 at 04:21 PM (#4161334)
Does this mean you have no bench spots? Why wouldn't you release Hafner?


There is no bench. 23 starters every week, 9 pitchers and 14 position players. It's a 12 team AL-only league and the waiver wire is filled with junk. So, I could drop Hafner and will if anyone of interest comes available.
   10. SuperGrover Posted: June 19, 2012 at 04:22 PM (#4161335)
Things no one gives a #### about but you: bad beats in poker and injuries on your fantasy team.


I care not. ######## on here is cathartic.

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