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2019 MLB Season

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Patrick_S, Mar 19, 2019.

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    Yes bullpens are getting lit up this year around the league, but a major league reliever should NEVER give away a game on a walk- throw a batting practice pitch, and let the hitter put it into play. Bases loaded walks are Pee-Wee League stuff.
     
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    Wow, the Red Sox just fired their GM after just winning the WS last year. Dombrowski is out!
     
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    Wow!!
     
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    You’d think there had to be major disagreements behind the scenes between DD and the ownership over the long-term future and philosophy about team construction. The Sox gave major question marks and holes to fill going forward- Mookie, the pitching staff is full of holes (maybe DD got canned over jumping the gun with Sale’s contract).
     
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    Probably a few decisions that didn’t go well.
    Probably the biggest is not performing.
    I am a bit surprised but in some ways I’m not. Red Sox has high expectations as they win lay year and this season didn’t go well at all.

    I’m curious what decisions the Mets will make with staff after the season which seems to have now started. Mets season is pretty much over now. Another horrible loss by the bullpen.
     
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    Dodgers bullpen has been a problem all year. In the last month the bullpen has been much better, but who would then have foreseen our starting pitchers start faltering? Sheesh!

    I guess Roseanne Rosannadanna's catch-phrase applies to all teams over a season:
    "There's always something. If it's not one thing, it's another."
     
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    The Mets are still hanging in there. 4 games out with 3 weeks to play is definitely possible.
    As to the Braves bullpen I don't think any national league potential playoff team except maybe the Cardinals would say they don't have bullpen concerns. So that kind of evens the playing field there. But that said the 3 bullpen trade line acquisitions the Braves got have been pitching very well the past 3 weeks with just a hiccup here or there. The other relievers seem to be hit or miss. They still have a lot of bullpen options to look at over the next 3 weeks so I think the pen will be good enough. The big question is always how well your starting pitching and offense does in post season.
     
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    Make that 30th different Yankee to be placed on the injured list this year as we just lost our replacement LF for the rest of the season. I have never seen nothing like this and I hope the Yankees fire some of their medical and/or training staff this offseason. IMO, it's not just bad luck, not with that many different players and soft tissue injuries.
     
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    Lucky 7 - Dodgers Clinch 7th Straight DIvision Title: Here we go again...
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    What a fetid dumpster the Pirates are- relievers Kyle Crick and Felipe Vasquez got into a fight in the clubhouse in San Francisco. Crick injured his right index finger in the fight- he’s done for the year. They’d better clean house- get rid of every rotten apple in that barrel.
     
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    Mets score 9 runs on 11 hits tonight....on 9/11

    Never Forget.
    DDE332D8-59EC-4E34-8484-D933C9C8017A.
     
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    Crazy!
     
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    That's a bit "Twilight Zone".
     
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    Put that together with the multiple coincidences in the Tyler Skaggs game and it's downright spooky (or conspiratorial)
     
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    The National League Wild Card race is definitely going to be "Wild"
     
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    It looks that way.
    Mets have the Dodgers this weekend
     
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    The Dodgers don't have as much to play for after clinching so that might help but still a very tough series.
     
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    We could easily end up with a tie breaker game on Monday 9/30 for the 2nd NL wild card spot. The day before the NL Wild Card game on 10/1
     
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    Always Remember!
     
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