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Three can keep a secret, if two are OMNICHATTER! for August 14, 2018

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   1. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: August 14, 2018 at 01:52 PM (#5726543)
HOW WILL THE ANGELS LOSE TODAY?!
   2. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: August 14, 2018 at 02:02 PM (#5726562)
With Mike Trout on the DL, all of baseball loses.
   3. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 14, 2018 at 02:22 PM (#5726582)
Love important day games. Love em.
   4. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 14, 2018 at 02:30 PM (#5726595)
This Cubs rotation has been such a disappointment this year, almost completely across the board. The bullpen has been better, but it's going to be interesting to look at after the season considering the coaching changes after last offseason.
   5. PepTech, the Legendary Posted: August 14, 2018 at 02:47 PM (#5726620)
Baseball is weird. Before the season started, any serious prediction that had the M's over .500 was silly. Then they go 23-17, lost Cano, and go 46-34 with him out. Tell any Mariner fan that they would have been 69-51 at this point and they would have thought you were nuts. And yet, it seems disappointing; they were 10 games up on the Athletics at one point and now trail by 2.5.

The schedule is slightly in their favor; no more east coast trips. Adding Cano should be a boon to a stagnant offense, but they acquired no starting pitching help and all five of them are pretty much gassed. They need to find someone on waivers to eat up some innings or they'll fall off a cliff in September. They still have nine left against OAK, so their fate is in their hands, but it's not looking all that rosy to break that playoff drought.
   6. Spahn Insane Posted: August 14, 2018 at 02:50 PM (#5726622)
The Cub rotation is such dogshite. Good lord. I agree with whoever said Hamels would be the first choice to start game 1 of a playoff series--perhaps it's newfound fanboyism, or recency bias, or the fact that I'm trying in vain to remember another Cub starter making three straight good starts.

And, related--color me unimpressed with the Jim Hickey experience.
   7. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 14, 2018 at 02:53 PM (#5726629)
I think you can say the bullpen has improved, but bullpens are pretty fickle to begin with. It's not a good sign that you have 5 different SPs having arguably their worst years ever under his coaching.

Then again, Bosio had a pretty rough year, too.
   8. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 14, 2018 at 03:04 PM (#5726639)
Good lord, Quintana
   9. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: August 14, 2018 at 03:04 PM (#5726640)
Baseball is weird. Before the season started, any serious prediction that had the M's over .500 was silly. Then they go 23-17, lost Cano, and go 46-34 with him out. Tell any Mariner fan that they would have been 69-51 at this point and they would have thought you were nuts. And yet, it seems disappointing; they were 10 games up on the Athletics at one point and now trail by 2.5

they're also 11 games above their Pythag
   10. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: August 14, 2018 at 03:09 PM (#5726645)
Dammit, I start listening in the third inning and they're already out of Boteing range.
   11. salvomania Posted: August 14, 2018 at 03:12 PM (#5726651)
I'm shocked the Cardinals' rotation has been as good as it's been---the only one left standing since opening day is the then-unknown Miles Mikolas

---Wainwright: 4 starts, out for season
---Wacha: Last start almost 2 months ago, on DL
---Carlos Martinez: on/off DL all year, currently set to return to bullpen for remainder of year when he comes back
---Luke Weaver: scratched from last start with a lacerated finger, unknown return
---they thought they had Alex Reyes set to rejoin the rotation in May, and he did: he went 4 innings, tore a muscle, and is out for the year.

The fill-ins have been good: Jack Flaherty looks like a potential ace, and John Gant and Austin Gomber have been serviceable, avoiding blowouts and giving the Cardinals a chance to win every time out.
   12. salvomania Posted: August 14, 2018 at 03:14 PM (#5726653)
is Jason Heyward as Hitter still a thing?
   13. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 14, 2018 at 03:20 PM (#5726662)
No, absolutely not. No one told Maddon though. .672 OPS since 7/1, it was .873 for June. (Hitter capitalized like that looks way too much like Hitler)

---

I absolutely approving at Boteing as a unit of measurement.
   14. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 14, 2018 at 03:22 PM (#5726665)
Baez is 0 for his last 18.
   15. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: August 14, 2018 at 03:23 PM (#5726667)
We just need to come up with a Boteing-to-Javying conversion table.
   16. Spahn Insane Posted: August 14, 2018 at 03:35 PM (#5726685)
It's not a good sign that you have 5 different SPs having arguably their worst years ever under his coaching.

And Hickey's own preaching the virtues of avoiding walks, in return for which we get...Tyler Chatwood. Yeah, perhaps I'm scapegoating, but a whole rotation of starters with long track records of success all simultaneously sucking for extended stretches points to either poor coaching or a really unfortunate set of coincidences.
   17. Spahn Insane Posted: August 14, 2018 at 03:37 PM (#5726687)
The Cubs and Cards this year are sort of mirror images of each other. Cubs have a crap rotation (surprisingly), the Cards an excellent one (also surprisingly)--flip the scripts for the bullpen (though the Card pen's been much better since the great purge). Cubs are excellent defensively and on the bases, Cards are shaky in those areas.
   18. salvomania Posted: August 14, 2018 at 03:49 PM (#5726700)
Cubs are excellent defensively and on the bases, Cards are shaky in those areas.

During the recent hot stretch the defense and baserunning have not been terrible. Baserunning's actually seemed good. On defense, though, other than Harrison Bader (and the stump-legged yet surprisingly speedy and agile Tyler O'Neill) no one on the team ever seems to make a great defensive play. Wong makes lots of good plays, but he doesn't seem to do any of the things Baez does routinely (maybe it's just that you have the opportunity to see a lot more great plays from SS than from 2b).

Molina seems old and tired behind the plate. Of course he's started 21 consecutive games or something insane like that.

EDIT: Yeah, Molina's played in 30 straight games, and started 29 of them, including the last 21. And he's 36.
   19. PreservedFish Posted: August 14, 2018 at 03:54 PM (#5726705)
Yeah, perhaps I'm scapegoating, but a whole rotation of starters with long track records of success all simultaneously sucking for extended stretches points to either poor coaching or a really unfortunate set of coincidences.


Not sure I understand the argument when you really talk it out. Is the pitching coach actually making Lester and Quintana and Hendricks worse, by giving them bad advice, that they are unable to ignore? Or were these pitchers only ever good because they had good coaching in the past, and now, without it, they've fallen to their natural crappier levels?
   20. Spahn Insane Posted: August 14, 2018 at 04:00 PM (#5726715)
EDIT: Yeah, Molina's played in 30 straight games, and started 29 of them, including the last 21. And he's 36.

I've always wondered why the Cards don't support Molina with a passable backup. I think the last Cardinal backup catcher I can name is Molina himself, when he first came up and was backing up Matheny. Yadi's a horse, but that sort of workload seems nuts.
   21. Spahn Insane Posted: August 14, 2018 at 04:04 PM (#5726720)
Is the pitching coach actually making Lester and Quintana and Hendricks worse, by giving them bad advice, that they are unable to ignore? Or were these pitchers only ever good because they had good coaching in the past, and now, without it, they've fallen to their natural crappier levels?

Sigh...I'm not privy to whatever advice they're getting, so I have no idea, PF. All I know is, their entire rotation (other than Chatwood) has a long-established record of success, several of them with multiple teams, and multiple coaching staffs, and every damned one of them's underachieved this year (Hickey hasn't had time to ruin Hamels yet).

I don't much care to get into a correlation/causation argument, because I don't know the answer to it and neither does any of us. All I know is, the Cubs changed pitching coaches this year, and the rotation's gone in the shitter.
   22. Sunday silence Posted: August 14, 2018 at 04:18 PM (#5726734)
We were talking about lefties playing the infield on other forum (reddit) and Chris Short's name (normally a pitcher for the Phillies) up. He started at Catcher (june 29 1961) It seems that Gene Mauch started 3 pitchers at: C, Rf and CF and then promptly switched them out in the top of the first for Del Greco, Bobby Smith and Coker (all righties) vs LH pitcher Billy ODell. Not sure if he was trying to get a platoon advantage or what the hell was going on. Does anyone know more about that?
   23. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: August 14, 2018 at 04:42 PM (#5726760)
Jhoulys Chacin joins the List of Pitchers the Cubs Make Look Like Max Scherzer.
   24. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 14, 2018 at 04:47 PM (#5726767)
Wong makes lots of good plays, but he doesn't seem to do any of the things Baez does routinely (maybe it's just that you have the opportunity to see a lot more great plays from SS than from 2b).

Javy makes those plays at all 3 of his positions, I'm not sure I can recall one of those eye-openers from SS this year though.

I don't much care to get into a correlation/causation argument, because I don't know the answer to it and neither does any of us. All I know is, the Cubs changed pitching coaches this year, and the rotation's gone in the shitter.

We know pitch mix, approach, etc are all things coaches can influence. So I wonder if someone can dig into the numbers to show what's different and whether than can be linked to results.

Jhoulys Chacin joins the List of Pitchers the Cubs Make Look Like Max Scherzer.

It's not a good lineup lately. Offense being bad lately is flying under the radar.
   25. Davo and his Moose Tacos Posted: August 14, 2018 at 05:22 PM (#5726794)
An interesting thing happened when Ryan Braun homered in the third inning:

It brought his career batting average up from .2994 to .2996. HES BACK IN THE CLUB!!!
   26. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 14, 2018 at 05:45 PM (#5726809)
BTW, Zobrist was ejected for the first time ever today.

Sahadev Sharma @sahadevsharma 6m6 minutes ago

Zo said that Cuzzi didn't want to hear any of his criticism of the zone and Zo replied that that's why they want an electronic strike zone. Those were the magic words to get him tossed.
   27. cardsfanboy Posted: August 14, 2018 at 06:08 PM (#5726834)
Wong makes lots of good plays, but he doesn't seem to do any of the things Baez does routinely (maybe it's just that you have the opportunity to see a lot more great plays from SS than from 2b).


Have you been watching this year? Wong has made some incredible plays, that it's hard for me to take any argument seriously that there are better fielders out there, and the numbers of course match up. 16 rField(basically he's been the second base equivalent as Bader) UZR has him at +11.3.

Beyond those two, you have a few above average guys like Carpenter at first, and Ozuna in left, and of course Gyorko at either third or second, and even Dejong at short.


I'm not a fan of Yadier playing everyday, he generally does better when he has more days off, but this year he's not really showing offensive signs of fatigue that he normally shows when made to play more the 5 or so days in a row.
   28. John DiFool2 Posted: August 14, 2018 at 06:19 PM (#5726844)
Trevor Bauer to the DL.

Sale is a mortal lock for the Cy now.
   29. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: August 14, 2018 at 06:32 PM (#5726859)
Zo replied that that's why they want an electronic strike zone. Those were the magic words to get him tossed.
Also, electronic strike zones presumably wouldn't have the desire, or the authority, to eject players when their egos get butthurt. If this is true, Cuzzi should be (but won't be) disciplined. It's unconscionable that an ump can take action that may affect the outcome of a game over something like that.
   30. Lassus Posted: August 14, 2018 at 07:07 PM (#5726871)
I am irritated by the absence of Gary Cohen now that I've returned to the baseball fray.
   31. Bote Man Posted: August 14, 2018 at 07:17 PM (#5726875)
Wha hoppen to Gary Cohen??
   32. Bote Man Posted: August 14, 2018 at 07:18 PM (#5726876)
I absolutely approve of Boteing as a unit of measurement.

I am convening the council and will report our decision. In the meantime, I hold this usage in abeyance.
   33. Lassus Posted: August 14, 2018 at 07:18 PM (#5726877)
Well, I assume vacation, but I can't find anything online. It's Keith and some young guy who seems to be on 11. I would have preferred Keith and Ron. Man, we are creatures of habit.
   34. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: August 14, 2018 at 07:28 PM (#5726881)
WTF is a Mallex ... sounds like some random stock exchange ...
   35. AT-AT at bat@AT&T Posted: August 14, 2018 at 07:29 PM (#5726882)
Nice start, Happadoodle !

Let's go Grinders !!!

That's better.
   36. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: August 14, 2018 at 07:43 PM (#5726886)
Not so sweet from Sucre ... and now a line drive in the box score for Hicks!
   37. Bote Man Posted: August 14, 2018 at 07:44 PM (#5726887)
Oh, Gary Cohen, the TV guy. I'm thinking Howie Rose, the radio guy. nvm. I must be anti-Boteing or sumpin.
   38. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: August 14, 2018 at 07:46 PM (#5726888)
If I did my BBRef PI search right Porcello is the first Red Sox pitcher with multiple XBH in a season since the DH went into effect.
   39. Lassus Posted: August 14, 2018 at 07:54 PM (#5726890)
Boy, who would have thought that a game between the Mets and the O's would be a complete snoozer?
   40. Lassus Posted: August 14, 2018 at 08:02 PM (#5726894)
That was a shitty throw, Bautista.
   41. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: August 14, 2018 at 08:09 PM (#5726896)
If I did my BBRef PI search right Porcello is the first Red Sox pitcher with multiple XBH in a season since the DH went into effect.


That's kind of a fun stat. However I'll be much happier if he keeps the perfect game going. Porcello has 3-4 decent games then just absolutely soils the bed once that little run is over. Since his last start was dreadful, I'm hoping the next 3 will be solid. Good start so far today...
   42. salvomania Posted: August 14, 2018 at 08:15 PM (#5726899)
Acuna led off tonights game with another homer... that's gotta be some kind of record, right?
   43. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: August 14, 2018 at 08:37 PM (#5726904)
Well Porcello is what he is. Gives up a dinger. That's ok, I'll take his steady 6 2/3 innings, 3 runs effort everytime. Sox offense needs to get in gear.
   44. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: August 14, 2018 at 08:44 PM (#5726907)
Sox/Phils...and old fashioned pitcher's dual. Kind of cool.
   45. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: August 14, 2018 at 08:45 PM (#5726908)
Phillies go to the pen in the 7th. Pivetta only threw 84 pitches, was on a nice 2 hitter (1 ER).
   46. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: August 14, 2018 at 08:53 PM (#5726910)
I love watching Pat Neshek pitch. Relievers making twice what he's made aren't half as effective.
   47. , Posted: August 14, 2018 at 08:54 PM (#5726911)
So, Gio just gave up a bomb to a pitcher who was 0 for 30 in his career.

Go home, boys. It ain't your year.
   48. Chip Posted: August 14, 2018 at 09:15 PM (#5726915)
Should Cora have double-switched here to get Holt on D replacing Nunez at second for the last six outs? Especially since Hembree is only getting 3 batters and you were planning to PH again when his spot comes up. As it is they’ll need a PH anyway if anyone reaches.
   49. Chip Posted: August 14, 2018 at 09:39 PM (#5726924)
Kimbrel still averse to clean innings. Missing badly with the fastball again.
   50. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: August 14, 2018 at 09:39 PM (#5726925)
That was a disaster off the bat.

Ugh.

Put your fancy dancin' pants on Betances.
   51. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: August 14, 2018 at 09:49 PM (#5726927)
That’s a really good play by Leon.
   52. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: August 14, 2018 at 09:50 PM (#5726928)
Chip - That’s a good call on the doubleswitch. Wonder if he and Roenicke discussed it.
   53. Chip Posted: August 14, 2018 at 09:51 PM (#5726929)
Nice job by Leon throwing out Cabrera after the ball bounced away on the swinging strike 3 to end it.

EDIT: Coke to Jose.
   54. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: August 14, 2018 at 10:01 PM (#5726932)
Ronald Acuña's pretty good.
   55. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: August 14, 2018 at 10:38 PM (#5726941)
Taylor Ward's first big league AB is an RBI double! Nice start to a career.

EDIT: Ward is the fifth Angel to have an extra-base hit in his first AB this season. Feels like a lot.
   56. Davo and his Moose Tacos Posted: August 14, 2018 at 10:44 PM (#5726944)
Yeah of course Charlie Culberson is hitting .288/.336/.502 with more homers than Buster Posey why do you ask?
   57. Howie Menckel Posted: August 14, 2018 at 10:47 PM (#5726945)

ESPN Stats & Info
‏Verified account @ESPNStatsInfo
41m41 minutes ago

After hitting 2 HR today, the Red Sox now have 168 HR this season, already matching their total from all of last season, when they finished last in the AL in homers.
   58. Davo and his Moose Tacos Posted: August 14, 2018 at 10:49 PM (#5726946)
December 16, 2017
Los Angeles Dodgers traded Charlie Culberson, Adrian Gonzalez, Scott Kazmir, Brandon McCarthy and cash to the Atlanta Braves. Received Matt Kemp.

Like, raise your hand if you had Culberson as the best player in that deal.
   59. , Posted: August 14, 2018 at 10:57 PM (#5726950)
Harper just hit a really weird looking homer down the left field line for his 30th of the year.
   60. vortex of dissipation Posted: August 14, 2018 at 11:10 PM (#5726957)
We were talking about lefties playing the infield on other forum (reddit) and Chris Short's name (normally a pitcher for the Phillies) up. He started at Catcher (june 29 1961) It seems that Gene Mauch started 3 pitchers at: C, Rf and CF and then promptly switched them out in the top of the first for Del Greco, Bobby Smith and Coker (all righties) vs LH pitcher Billy ODell. Not sure if he was trying to get a platoon advantage or what the hell was going on. Does anyone know more about that?


"On June 29, 1961, Mauch listed three pitchers as position players in the Phillies' lineup, because he wasn't sure whether the Giants starter would be a righthander or lefthander. When Billy O'Dell, a southpaw, began the game, Mauch replaced the three pitchers with righthanded batters. But Giants manager Alvin Dark outmaneuvered Mauch, lifting O'Dell for a righthander after one batter. The Giants won in 11 innings on a homer by Willie Mays."

- from this link

Willie's home run was actually in the tenth inning, but the basic facts are correct.
   61. Athletic Supporter is USDA certified lean Posted: August 15, 2018 at 12:19 AM (#5726973)
So I actually haven't watched many baseball games recently, but does every single caught stealing now result in a replay review? That seems... bad.
   62. Athletic Supporter is USDA certified lean Posted: August 15, 2018 at 12:21 AM (#5726974)
December 16, 2017
Los Angeles Dodgers traded Charlie Culberson, Adrian Gonzalez, Scott Kazmir, Brandon McCarthy and cash to the Atlanta Braves. Received Matt Kemp.


Like, raise your hand if you had Culberson as the best player in that deal.


I thought it would be cash.
   63. cardsfanboy Posted: August 15, 2018 at 12:35 AM (#5726980)
went to the game, got to see a winner. 7 in a row.
   64. Bote Man Posted: August 15, 2018 at 01:02 AM (#5726989)
How 'bout them .500 Nats, huh??
   65. Tin Angel Posted: August 15, 2018 at 01:09 AM (#5726991)
Puig is annoying.
   66. Chip Posted: August 15, 2018 at 01:19 AM (#5726994)
Puig is getting suspended.

Meanwhile, Dodgers bullpen continues to struggle.
   67. QLE Posted: August 15, 2018 at 04:34 AM (#5727002)
Meanwhile, Dodgers bullpen continues to struggle.


Not sure what would have sounded more peculiar at the start of the season- the Giants being within three games of the Dodgers in mid-August, or the Dodgers still only being two games off the NL West lead in spite of that.
   68. stanmvp48 Posted: August 15, 2018 at 09:05 AM (#5727041)
Matt Kemp last 28 days according to baseball-reference: 155/235/268
   69. TomH Posted: August 15, 2018 at 02:33 PM (#5727296)
If Aug 15 results include a Cubs loss, a Tribe win, and a Mariner win, the SIXTH best team in the AL will have a better record than the BEST team in the NL.

It's almost as if the AL expanded a la 1977 and the big boys got to beat up on the little guys. From 1977 to 197800, top two AL East team wins were 100-97, 100-99, 102-95, 103-100.
   70. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 15, 2018 at 02:39 PM (#5727304)
Moving Rizzo back to a more traditional spot in the lineup pays off. Also, snaps 27 innings where the Cubs hadn't scored on the Brewers.
   71. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 15, 2018 at 02:45 PM (#5727314)
It's early, but...Hendricks looks better than he has almost all year - hitting spots (22 of 26 pitches so far strikes), weak contact, and 4Ks thru 2 to boot. His "hit" allowed was a pop up Russell just lost in the sky somehow.
   72. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: August 15, 2018 at 02:55 PM (#5727323)
Anyone else noticing something fishy when watching on the computer? It appears that MLB TV has some software that knows when I change tabs during commercial breaks. It will not go back to the game in that situation. It will continue to play commercials. I just missed the entire bottom of the second, and it played about 10 minutes worth of commercials while I had another tab open and lost track of time.
   73. Bote Man Posted: August 15, 2018 at 03:09 PM (#5727338)
It appears that MLB TV has some software that knows when I change tabs during commercial breaks.

That would be the browser, and yes it has to know the current state of affairs so it doesn't get mixed up itself.

I find that with the uMatrix script+malware blocker it must be blocking an ad server because MLB quits playback at each commercial break, requiring me to restart manually each inning or pitching change. So I was forced to disable it on that site since I could never determine which magic server combo would keep it happy. Could be something along the same lines, but which force-feeds you ads to make you pay for your dereliction of duty.
   74. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: August 15, 2018 at 03:40 PM (#5727365)
Sparkling defense by the Brewers today.
   75. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 15, 2018 at 04:20 PM (#5727406)
Bote on defense. Bote on the bases. He's a good player, even when the bat cools off.
   76. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: August 15, 2018 at 04:33 PM (#5727418)
Len with an uncharacteristic gaffe. He's talking in the booth with Ryan Dempster. he says "A few guys have gone from starter to closer: Eck, Smoltz, but you are unique in that regard in that you went from starter to closer, and back to starter."
   77. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 15, 2018 at 04:44 PM (#5727429)
CJ...

...Justin Wilson with bases loaded and go ahead run at bat? How could this go wrong?
   78. Spahn Insane Posted: August 15, 2018 at 04:44 PM (#5727430)
I really hate watching the Cub pitching staff anymore.
   79. Spahn Insane Posted: August 15, 2018 at 04:45 PM (#5727433)
And nothing inspires confidence in cleaning up the mess Edwards left quite like having to bring Justin Wilson in with the bases loaded.
   80. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 15, 2018 at 04:47 PM (#5727435)
It's really a damn shame, cause Hendricks was so, so good, minus a couple small blips.

How the #### is that a ball? And that one? Give me a ####### break, 2 clear strikes called balls
   81. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 15, 2018 at 04:55 PM (#5727443)
More GEICO insurance runs please
   82. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: August 15, 2018 at 05:03 PM (#5727451)
Don't forget, we still have the Brandon Kintzler Experience to look forward to.
   83. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: August 15, 2018 at 05:51 PM (#5727471)
I said it the other day...I don't think the Kintzler experience is officially a thing yet.
   84. Bote Man Posted: August 15, 2018 at 06:28 PM (#5727483)
All you gotta do is get Kintzler to leak something going on in the clubhouse and he'll be gone overnight. That's how it works, I've heard.
   85. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: August 15, 2018 at 06:36 PM (#5727487)
Maybe we can get him to put on Morrow's pants.
   86. Baldrick Posted: August 15, 2018 at 06:45 PM (#5727489)
You think you've seen everything, but then Mike Zunino walks and Dee Gordon hits a home run.
   87. spanx for the memories Posted: August 15, 2018 at 07:00 PM (#5727494)
You knew it wasn't going to be the A's day when they had first and 3rd with no outs , 3-4-5 hitters up and didn't score.
   88. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: August 15, 2018 at 07:05 PM (#5727497)

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