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2016 MLB Season Thread - Page 330

post #4936 of 4947
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Originally Posted by ethanm View Post

They keep trying to figure out why games are getting longer not realizing it's the goddamn commercials. 

I hated when Jorge Posada and Andy Pettit would have like 10 mound meetings in the same inning. I think Posada had more distance covered in his career doing his slow ass jog up to the mound compared to running on bases.
post #4937 of 4947
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Originally Posted by venividivicibj View Post

Why restrict reliever innings? Why not the number of times you can change pitchers per inning. Or make them pitch to at least 3 people.
No to all of that. Anyone who supports any of those proposals should go lie on the ground next to Terry Forster and his toy truck.
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They keep trying to figure out why games are getting longer not realizing acknowledging it's the goddamn commercials. 
post #4938 of 4947
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No to all of that. Anyone who supports any of those proposals should go lie on the ground next to Terry Forster and his toy truck.

 

Let's remove all strategy from baseball.  Let's remove all of the fun intricacies of it.  Let's just have every game settled by a home run derby.

post #4939 of 4947

Also, 3 hours is still less than a football game, which is like 3:15 and getting longer because of the commercials.

post #4940 of 4947
I understand it's strategy, but changing pitchers every batter is such a pain to watch.
post #4941 of 4947
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Originally Posted by venividivicibj View Post

I understand it's strategy, but changing pitchers every batter is such a pain to watch.


How often does that happen?  At most one inning a game where they go through two or maybe three pitchers.

post #4942 of 4947
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Originally Posted by venividivicibj View Post

I understand it's strategy, but changing pitchers every batter is such a pain to watch.

That's when you go hit the head get another beer. Win, win.
post #4943 of 4947
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Originally Posted by brokencycle View Post
 


How often does that happen?  At most one inning a game where they go through two or maybe three pitchers.

Well my team doesn't score that much, so the games are always close--> more of these situations

post #4944 of 4947
This is cute, but imagine how much cooler it could have been if they'd made it a bobble-knee rather than a bobble-head.
http://chicago.whitesox.mlb.com/cws/white-sox-charities/support-us/bo-jackson-bobbleheads/
Or they could have kept the bobble head and gone with the time he broke the bat over his head as the model. They probably ruled that out because he was a Royal then, though.
post #4945 of 4947
Score a run off Betances, then one off Miller to tie the game. Then Crawford's THIRD error of the game loses it for the Giants.

6 straight losses.

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post #4946 of 4947
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Originally Posted by Steve B. View Post
6 straight losses.

Playing non-AAA teams now?

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I'm worried the Yankees might get a whiff of a wildcard spot and not sell like they should. 

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