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On 8/3/2019 at 2:13 PM, dbecks said:

Is it time to start tanking?

No, but it is time to start bringing pitchers up from Pawtucket and see what they can do.  

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Eat a dick, please. Worst of luck in the playoffs this year. (Can’t do much worse than last year, though.)

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Thanks. Congrats on being the first defending WS champs in 30 years to never spend a day in 1st place the following season.

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Now that the coffin’s nailed you can tank to improve draft position, and give younger players some looks. So you’re welcome. Also it might be good idea to never pitch Price in YS again. He’s halfway to getting a plaque in monument park at this rate. 

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Great idea! Put it right behind that 297’ wall in right-center field.

Worst of luck on your 2nd WS title this century.

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Bullpen’d again. I don’t even care if they (somehow) win in extras.

It’s almost comical at this point... almost.

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1 hour ago, dbecks said:

Bullpen’d again. I don’t even care if they (somehow) win in extras.

It’s almost comical at this point... almost.

I like your moxie.... Good on Devers, glad for Sale, but damn it is hard to take night after night. 

 

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Sale to the IL. Well, at least they’re already (pretty much) out of it.


Dr. James Andrews. Great.

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No TJ for Sale, but he’s likely done for the year (getting some sort of plasma injections).

Oh well, they weren’t winning shit anyways this year. Bounce back in 2020.

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31 minutes ago, dbecks said:

No TJ for Sale, but he’s likely done for the year (getting some sort of plasma injections).

Oh well, they weren’t winning shit anyways this year. Bounce back in 2020.

Oh ye of little faith.  They are going to use the Sale injury as a rallying cry to reel off a 28-8 run to take the wildcard.  Then go undefeated in the playoffs.

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Full-on tank mode now?





Man, last year was fucking EPIC. I hope “that” team resurfaces in 2020... somehow.

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So. I have a connection that has a connection with season tickets. I have lots of miles and and cost is cheap for me. Is Fenway worth it? 

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Kudos to Brandon Workman.  Notched the final save of the season tonight, giving him 13 saves since July 15th, roughly the all-star break (even after which, he still sometimes shared the closer role) .  not bad for a guy who had been put into lesser roles for his thusfar MLB career.  Great job by a great Longhorn.  Now, if he could only fix the BoSox shitshow of a payroll abortion. . 

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So, we may have just seen Mookie’s last game with the Red Sox. This is just so fucking weird.

Last year was nice though, right?

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Mazel tov!  Seems like a good hire, he did a lot with a little in Tampa.  First task:  figure out the Mookie/JD/payroll conundrum.  Good luck!

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It will be a very critical offseason for us this year.  The Mookie and JD decisions are looming large.  How do we address the pitching, both starters and relievers?  Unfortunately it seems like our best hope is just that everyone comes back healthy and have bounceback years.  That sounds like a recipe for disaster to me though.

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Yep, pretty much.  They won't be able to get a king's ransom for him, but if they can get 2-3 young, team-controlled players or high-level prospects (especially pitchers), they'll sadly have to pull the trigger.

Mookie won't get Trout money, but he'll likely get at least $300-350M a year from now.  Can't necessarily ask for a bounty right now if a player is all but guaranteed to test the market after a season.

Fucking sucks.

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