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[Official] ALCS Astros vs. Red Sox

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Oct 14, 2021.

  1. Marshall Bryant

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    He had the luck of Tucker in April for the last few weeks. If it stays in the park, it's right at somebody.
     
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    I'm not saying it's a good thing, just thinking about the non-traditional actions of MLB these days. who are merely pawns of the Broadcast and Cable Contracts.

    I don't even like Wild Card rounds, the DH or inter-league play before the World Series.
     
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    Unlike football and basketball, baseball is so hard to regulate. Every player looks for a competitive advantage and will test the rules in one way or another which really sucks because any player that has a good series or a team that is clicking can now be called out for cheating somehow.

    If you hit the ball to well then you're picking up signs you shouldn't be. If you're pitching well then you're using a foreign substance. We've come to an age in baseball where no matter what someone does it can be cheating without proof.

    In basketball, at least if a player scores 50 points they can't say he picked up signs (only that he may have had help with the ref).
     
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    It’s crazy how the major sports shows don’t talk baseball - First Take - Skip and Shannon .. it will be Basketball or Football lol
     
  5. Joe Joe

    Joe Joe Go Stros!
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    Basketball player flopped. Offensive player initiated contact. His team was doing moving picks, and grabbing opponents without being caught. Refs were calling phantom fouls that put our center in foul trouble. Let 'em play, refs.

    Eliminating sign stealing should be easy with technology the NFL has had for 30 years. On sticky stuff, it seems labs should be able to detect it if MLB wanted to actually show that their players are cheating.
     
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    I don't think Undisputed ever talks baseball. Not even the World Series. It seems like most of the episodes lead off with LeBron.
     
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    Pretty soon they are gonna say we cheated by using a baseball bat to hit a baseball. I mean, we cheated in 2017 so of course we shouldn't be allowed to use bats anymore, right?

    Bunch of morons. I guess the Sox would know...the mastermind behind our whole scandal resides in their dugout.
     
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    It's not just baseball and it's not just sports. We are even suspicious of Coins on the market because of Chinese using Transfer Dies. Where there is no honor, suspicion RULES.
     
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    There was literally a light in center field when they were batting... I mean suck my dick.
     
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    Or the weather... If it doen't affect THAT GAME, I don't want to hear it.
     
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    I'm waiting for Karens to label Baseball as a VIOLENT sport which must be banned. I mean, there has to be some subtext over using a BAT to hit a BALL made of ANIMAL hide.

    You have the Tree Huggers, Feminists and Animal Lovers all covered.
     
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    That Sawamura guy for the Red Sox was absolutely unbearable.
     
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    Been old for a while.
     
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    The "just a guy looking at a video for his video library" has so many holes in it it would make Swiss Cheese jealous.
     
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    Apparently, he doesn't have much confidence in his pitches if he has to resort to putting the hitter asleep to gain an edge.
     
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    Imagine if he had to pitch to Marwin Pee Break Gonzalez.
     
  17. Marshall Bryant

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    It reminds me of the old school wrestling "sleeper hold."
     
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    Enough with the tease, to what are you referring?
     
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    Garcia has proven he can go 7 against the Sox. And frankly, the Sox are overrated. So do I think he can do it again, absolutely. Personally I give him 3 runs or 2 walks. We can overcome that. As far as fan illness, I do think that is grounds for replacing a relief pitcher, or a starter.
     
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    Just for clarity, did you mean Feined illness?
     

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