2021 MLB Regular Season Thread

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Post by Giff » Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:49 am

BANG! BANG! BANG!
Muh.

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Post by Reaper » Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:59 am

In their opening series, the Braves sent the lead singers of Jethro Tull and Coldplay to the mound, as well as the Fresh Prince.
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Post by brian » Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:09 am

Zach McKinstry's HR last night was the first-ever inside the park HR for a CMU alum (and became only the seventh Chippewa to ever hit an MLB HR).

Wonder how many times an MLBer's first career HR has been inside the park? He was the first Dodger to do it since Duke Snider in 1947.

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Post by sancarlos » Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:20 am

Giff wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:49 am
BANG! BANG! BANG!
After four games against the Astros, the A’s are 0-4 with a run differential of -26. The fans were ready to heckle the Astros but it rings hollow when you’re getting pummeled repeatedly.
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Post by A_B » Mon Apr 05, 2021 12:47 pm

I mean, Castellanos removed himself from the situation entirely. He must have called the ump a cocksucker.
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Post by tennbengal » Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:12 pm

Whole fucking things started with what was clearly an intentional HBP that put him on base in the first place. And ended with the pitcher's knee on his back. That all he did was scream "let's fucking go" and flex was pretty goddamned restrained.

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Post by rass » Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:16 pm

Guess which verb the ESPN article I read to catch up on what has TB so worked up used to describe Molina's actions in the photo above.
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"tapped" (from behind)
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Post by GoodKarma » Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:21 pm

tennbengal wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:12 pm
Whole fucking things started with what was clearly an intentional HBP that put him on base in the first place. And ended with the pitcher's knee on his back. That all he did was scream "let's fucking go" and flex was pretty goddamned restrained.

And, as always, Yadi Molina is a consummate bitch.
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Post by mister d » Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:35 pm

I bet you could get a Cardinals fan so worked up describing what some player did to Yadier, only to reveal at the end you flipped the actors.
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rass wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:16 pm
Guess which verb the ESPN article I read to catch up on what has TB so worked up used to describe Molina's actions in the photo above.
[+] spoiler
"tapped" (from behind)
for fuckssake

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Post by A_B » Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:10 pm

Republicans should love baseball. There are cages. People spend a lot of time trying to get Latinos out. Hardly a black person to be seen. Billionaires fuck everyone over on the regs.
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Post by Reaper » Mon Apr 05, 2021 3:23 pm

GoodKarma wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:21 pm
tennbengal wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:12 pm
Whole fucking things started with what was clearly an intentional HBP that put him on base in the first place. And ended with the pitcher's knee on his back. That all he did was scream "let's fucking go" and flex was pretty goddamned restrained.

And, as always, Yadi Molina is a consummate bitch.
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That picture also shows the exact moment he bumped into and pushed the umpire out of the way to get to Castellanos, as he was walking away.
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Post by DSafetyGuy » Mon Apr 05, 2021 3:38 pm

A_B wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:10 pm
Republicans should love baseball. There are cages. People spend a lot of time trying to get Latinos out. Hardly a black person to be seen. Billionaires fuck everyone over on the regs.
Are you familiar with the political views of most white MLB players?
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Post by brian » Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:49 pm

History in Detroit!


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Post by DSafetyGuy » Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:20 pm

Yet, 0-2 when he homers.
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Post by DSafetyGuy » Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:12 pm

brian wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:49 pm
History in Detroit!

Just hit a walk-off single in the 10th.
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Post by brian » Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:15 pm

Against the team that didn't bother protecting him on the 40-man roster no less. Probably was very satisfying for the young man.

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Post by Jerloma » Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:45 pm

Aaron Boone...grow the fuck up. There's no conclusive way to overturn that call, the umpire you're bitching at didn't even make it, and you're still up 7-0 with 2 outs in the 9th.
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Post by mister d » Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:37 pm

Fuck, man. I like James Paxton as a talent and he seems like a good dude. His career gets fucked over and over.
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Post by EdRomero » Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:21 am

I know we're anti-unwritten rules and throwing at batters here, but I still feel you should get thrown at for doing this:

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Post by A_B » Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:26 am

Yeah, if you're gonna do that, take the fucking armor off.
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Post by A_B » Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:13 pm

Reds on pace to score 1,458 runs this season and this game isn't over yet.


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Post by Sabo » Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:14 pm

A_B wrote:
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Reds on pace to score 1,458 runs this season and this game isn't over yet.


I take my optimism when I can.
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Post by A_B » Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:55 pm

1,512

ETA (fifteen seconds later): 1,539
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Post by DSafetyGuy » Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:54 pm

Tigers had bases loaded, one out in the sixth, down 3-2, Baddoo on deck. I wanted Jonathan Schoop to strike out because why wouldn't you at this point with a Rule 5 guy who seems to be on a steady diet of rabbits' feet (he threw Andrelton Simmons out at second earlier today).

Schoop lofted a fly ball to right. RF comes in around 6-8 steps to make the catch and throws it home, getting Miguel Cabrera by about ten feet... the second guy thrown out at the plate in the inning.

And, as I type this Schoop is up with two out in the ninth and the score is the same.
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Post by Steve of phpBB » Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:25 pm

A_B wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:13 pm
Reds on pace to score 1,458 runs this season and this game isn't over yet.


I take my optimism when I can.
On the other end of the spectrum, the Cubs are batting .125 as a team (through nine innings today).

National League pitchers entered today with a collective BA of .132.
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Post by tennbengal » Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:48 pm

Sabo wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:14 pm
A_B wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:13 pm
Reds on pace to score 1,458 runs this season and this game isn't over yet.


I take my optimism when I can.
It helps to play the Pirates as often as they do.
It didn't use to. Murdering not great teams is a perfectly fine sign of a team to be happy about.

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Post by degenerasian » Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:12 pm

mister d wrote:
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I forgot about the stupid runner on 2B rule. MLB is awful.
Yankees bunting in the 11th......
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Fuck Kulpa and MLB. Ridiculous


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Post by EnochRoot » Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:56 pm

There's no booth review to override this idiocy? This is insane.
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EnochRoot wrote:
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There's no booth review to override this idiocy? This is insane.
They had a review and the call stood.

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Post by EnochRoot » Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:04 pm

EdRomero wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:01 pm
EnochRoot wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:56 pm
There's no booth review to override this idiocy? This is insane.
They had a review and the call stood.
Not according to the Mets announcers. What was reviewable was whether or not he was hit. It's a judgement call (non-reviewable) whether or not he stuck his elbow out to be hit.

I mean, the Mets' announcers were blasting Conforto about it. But MLB is powerless to stop an umpire from being an idiot.

Neat.
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EnochRoot wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:04 pm
EdRomero wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:01 pm
EnochRoot wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:56 pm
There's no booth review to override this idiocy? This is insane.
They had a review and the call stood.
Not according to the Mets announcers. What was reviewable was whether or not he was hit. It's a judgement call (non-reviewable) whether or not he stuck his elbow out to be hit.

I mean, the Mets' announcers were blasting Conforto about it. But MLB is powerless to stop an umpire from being an idiot.

Neat.
I thought I saw them go to the headsets. You could argue it was a misinterpretation of the rules since Kulpa was clearly making a strike call before he changed his mind. I think that would make the game protestable but not sure what the review rules for that would be.

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EdRomero wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:09 pm
EnochRoot wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:04 pm
EdRomero wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:01 pm
EnochRoot wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:56 pm
There's no booth review to override this idiocy? This is insane.
They had a review and the call stood.
Not according to the Mets announcers. What was reviewable was whether or not he was hit. It's a judgement call (non-reviewable) whether or not he stuck his elbow out to be hit.

I mean, the Mets' announcers were blasting Conforto about it. But MLB is powerless to stop an umpire from being an idiot.

Neat.
I thought I saw them go to the headsets. You could argue it was a misinterpretation of the rules since Kulpa was clearly making a strike call before he changed his mind. I think that would make the game protestable but not sure what the review rules for that would be.
Right. But they weren't reviewing Conforto leaving his elbow out over the plate. They were reviewing whether or not he was hit by the pitch.

It's another example of an umpire shitting himself and MLB's review system powerless to undo it.

Wait until warnings are issued to both dugouts the next time these two teams face each other, cuz Conforto is owed a 95 MPH heater to his ribcage.
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Post by Giff » Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:49 pm

I'm sure I can be proven wrong quickly, but I'm not remembering an official coming out so soon with a "yeah I fucked up".
Muh.

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