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The 2021 Baseball Season - Things to Come

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by jim1961, Oct 19, 2020.

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The 2021 Season will:

Poll closed Mar 19, 2021.
  1. Be the usual 162 games

    21 vote(s)
    35.0%
  2. Be another shortened season (100-120 games played)

    34 vote(s)
    56.7%
  3. Be another shortened season (60-80 games played)

    5 vote(s)
    8.3%
  4. Be cancelled. No games played at all

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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    Well, I’m perfectly happy knowing that one of our divisional foes is being run by an incompetent moron!
     
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    former #1 overall pick, torn ACL
     
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    Dumbasses :D

     
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    Verlander is going to miss out this season on the ball he wanted.
     
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    I'm sure MLB will once again claim ignorance and say they have no orders in place to make the ball a certain way... even though they own the manufacturer.
     
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    They did order a change in the ball regarding making balls less bouncy. Regarding drag, I agree they will continue to plead ignorance on changes to drag.
     
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    What sense does it make to allow for a sellout on opening day then go back to reduced capacity?

    Well I guess I can answer that. Teams often sell out the first game of the season and then for the first month or two have smaller crowds until the summer so they are just following with what they know will happen anyway.
     
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    I like the forcing a pitcher to step off for a pick off throw. LHPs have pushed the envelope too far on how much they can step towards home and not get called a balk.

    I don't like the 3rd pickoff attempt is a balk. It puts too big a penalty on the pickoff. Maybe making it a ball would be a decent penalty on the third pickoff attempt.
     
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