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Post by DSafetyGuy » Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:39 am



Motherfuckers need to learn it's easier to stop before writing the last six words. Pretty much a perfect apology, short of building a goddamn time machine and then...

I mean, how do you not know over the last several years that everyone knows and will call you out on your bullshit for this stuff?
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Post by A_B » Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:55 am

That's not the full "If anyone was offended," that deserves to be mocked. It acknowledges that people were offended, at least. But yes, you can stop at the word sorry and avoid the issue altogether.
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Post by Steve of phpBB » Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:55 pm

A_B wrote:
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That's not the full "If anyone was offended," that deserves to be mocked. It acknowledges that people were offended, at least.
Yeah, I was thinking this as well. The statement acknowledges that people were offended and apologizes to those who were. Based on everything else they had written, I didn't read that last part as a limitation, but rather as a special apology to folks directly offended.

Either way, he should be gone. I have to think that there are plenty of people who could take that job. Hell, AAA announcers are generally pretty good, and they are all sitting idle this year. I'll bet any one of them would kill for an interim position as a Reds announcer.

Our local PBP guy is great. The Reds could do far worse than hiring him for the rest of the season.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Post by degenerasian » Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:30 pm

Yeah the statement should have stopped at "beyond." And it would have been perfect.
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Post by degenerasian » Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:54 pm

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If the game is truly over to the point of one team having to not try due to unwritten rules, they should end the game at that point.
Yup. Jays came back from 5 down today, in a 7 inning game.
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Post by L-Jam3 » Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:11 pm

degenerasian wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:54 pm
DSafetyGuy wrote:
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:34 am
If the game is truly over to the point of one team having to not try due to unwritten rules, they should end the game at that point.
Yup. Jays came back from 5 down today, in a 7 inning game.
That doesn't count. It came against Philly's bullpen.
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Post by brian » Thu Aug 20, 2020 9:36 pm

Would be nice to see the players that came out against the statement (which was awesome and largely unnecessary) refuse to play if he’s reinstated though it seems unlikely he calls another game again ever.

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Post by DaveInSeattle » Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:10 am

I'm going to go ahead and ask....was Brennaman really calling Kansas City “…one of the f*g capitals of the world…”? Kansas City? Really?

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Post by A_B » Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:43 am

L-Jam3 wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:11 pm
degenerasian wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:54 pm
DSafetyGuy wrote:
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:34 am
If the game is truly over to the point of one team having to not try due to unwritten rules, they should end the game at that point.
Yup. Jays came back from 5 down today, in a 7 inning game.
That doesn't count. It came against Philly's bullpen.
Cant be worse than the reds.
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Post by MaxWebster » Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:07 am

7 down!

i was ready to bail on it early but my 14yr old convinced me we had nothing better to do than slog through it. She's a genius, clearly.

Jays are hilarious this year - not sure you could have asked for a worse-fielding team thus far so every inning is an adventure but clearly they're never out of it.

(still loving the fact that - even if i can't go - we finally have a major league team here for the season. pretty damn cool. i actually snuck into the park a few days before "opening day" and just sat in left field watching the grounds crew work some magic.)
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If the game is truly over to the point of one team having to not try due to unwritten rules, they should end the game at that point.
Yup. Jays came back from 5 down today, in a 7 inning game.

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Post by tennbengal » Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:22 am

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:10 am
I'm going to go ahead and ask....was Brennaman really calling Kansas City “…one of the f*g capitals of the world…”? Kansas City? Really?
It's unclear what city he was referring to, actually.

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Post by MaxWebster » Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:39 am

maybe he thought he learned all he needed to from Blazing Saddles

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Post by degenerasian » Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:53 pm

We are about a month into the season, and things are starting to come into focus

With 8 playoff spots up for grabs in each league, there are now 8 teams in the NL that are .500 or better, and 8 teams in the AL that are .500 or better

I would imagine that will more or less continue to be the bar going forward

The jays are currently 13-11, .542, 1 and a 1/2 games up on the 9th place Orioles
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Post by wlu_lax6 » Sat Aug 22, 2020 1:52 pm

Mic'd up MLBers in empty stadiums cursing.

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Post by degenerasian » Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:32 pm

Tatis Jr. was just pulled from a 13-2 game, just in case.
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I'm definitely known as "the boy who cried penis" in town.

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Post by A_B » Wed Aug 26, 2020 2:02 pm

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I think if he gave up 14-15 hits they might pull him.
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Post by mister d » Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:44 pm

Fuck the Cubs. Ross will look back on this and feel like shit for letting them play without Heyward.
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Post by DSafetyGuy » Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:58 pm





Very disappointing.
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Post by tennbengal » Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:07 pm

The tweet about Heyward having the full support of the Cubs is being ratio'd, as it rightly should.

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Post by Steve of phpBB » Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:50 pm

mister d wrote:
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Fuck the Cubs. Ross will look back on this and feel like shit for letting them play without Heyward.
No argument here.

Just think, their dirtbag former shortstop probably would be joining him.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Post by mister d » Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:01 pm

This and Dumba standing alone and the NFL from four years ago is just all a failure of leadership. All the rah-rah we’re brothers bullshit falls apart the second it’s not about the scoreboard.
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Post by mister d » Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:21 pm

The Mets weren’t an embarrassment for almost exactly three hours.
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Post by A_B » Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:21 am

Fuck it, we're doing a playoff bubble!
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Post by degenerasian » Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:39 am

The Padres are seriously going all in. They've added what, Nola (C), Adams (RP), Altavilla (RP), Castro (C), Moreland (1B/DH), Rosenthal (CP) and Alonso (1B) this month
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Post by tennbengal » Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:28 am

A_B wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:21 am
Fuck it, we're doing a playoff bubble!
I mean, not the Reds. But, sure, others.

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Post by degenerasian » Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:01 am

Can we laugh at the Angels everyday? It doesn't matter how many homers Trout hits.
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Post by mister d » Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:46 pm

Wow, did you know Thom Brennaman had never used that word before his hot mic incident? Talk about your all-time bad luck!
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Post by A_B » Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:52 pm

tennbengal wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:28 am
A_B wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:21 am
Fuck it, we're doing a playoff bubble!
I mean, not the Reds. But, sure, others.
This friggin' bullpen, man.
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Post by Nonlinear FC » Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:56 pm

That's a good call... Same thing I thought throughout has "heartfelt" apology. Sure seemed to trip lightly off his tongue in the hot mic moment.

It's not 1980, Thom. (And I would constantly be using the "th" pronunciation of his name. It's either Thomas or Tom... Fucking Thom. )
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Post by A_B » Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:02 pm

Nonlinear FC wrote:
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That's a good call... Same thing I thought throughout has "heartfelt" apology. Sure seemed to trip lightly off his tongue in the hot mic moment.

It's not 1980, Thom. (And I would constantly be using the "th" pronunciation of his name. It's either Thomas or Tom... Fucking Thom. )
Pales to "Topher"
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Post by Giff » Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:06 pm

I'm still way too proud of stumping my wife and niece in 20 questions with Topher Grace.
Muh.

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A_B wrote:
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Pales to "Topher"
Ah.Bh.
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Post by tennbengal » Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:30 pm

A_B wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:52 pm
tennbengal wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:28 am
A_B wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:21 am
Fuck it, we're doing a playoff bubble!
I mean, not the Reds. But, sure, others.
This friggin' bullpen, man.
The. Worst.

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Post by wlu_lax6 » Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:14 pm

In March--
If you would have told me the Orioles would be almost .500 on the year, I would have taken it
If you told me the Orioles would be in playoff contention, i would have laughed in your face
If you told me the Orioles would have 19 wins all year in the short season I would have considered the under

and nothing like having your biggest free agent for the off season being a 36 year old with a greater than 8 ERA. O's may be going the right direction.

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Post by sancarlos » Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:27 am

Giff wrote:
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I'm still way too proud of stumping my wife and niece in 20 questions with Topher Grace.
Your niece is very open minded.
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Post by A_B » Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:52 pm

Of all e stadiums I think Wrigley looks the weirdest without fans. I think it’s because I’ve probably seen more games in tv at wrigley than any other stadium.
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