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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #405 on: August 09, 2010, 08:31:19 PM »

...hahahaha. I forgot his .200 career batting average earned his ticket to Cooperstown.

It's so wonderful having Bob back in the booth, and it wasn't baseball without him. After Friday's epic win coupled w/ Weeks' leadoff inside-the-park home-run/Hart's follow-up double on Saturday, he joked how the Crew were going to have to stop that because his heart couldn't take much more. In wake of what happened in Spring, you couldn't help but smile.

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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #406 on: August 10, 2010, 04:44:10 AM »
I think Bob E. has to rank in the top ten baseball announcers of all time.   You can argue forever who is number one, but I think it is safe to say he is in the top ten.   And since he is using his voice and not his body, he can basically do it as long as he wants.


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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #407 on: August 10, 2010, 06:44:15 AM »
I still miss Harry Kalas calling the games here, only guys I can listen to now are on the radio, and the delay makes it hard to watch the TV with the radio as the sound (except in the post season whey they do sync it, but then the TV guys switch over to radio).  So I've been pretty much only listening to games the last year and a half.

I started following the Phillies around 20 years ago, that's about 3500 games, probably caught half of them over that time, some years more than others, that's a lot of hours spent listening to Harry, even during the years they were terrible he was a reason to keep watching or listening.  They better keep winning, none of the commentators now could make a losing season interesting, that was painfully clear during the bad slump they were in the last 2 months.


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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #408 on: August 10, 2010, 12:26:25 PM »
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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #409 on: August 10, 2010, 08:03:20 PM »
Woo!  Twins back in first!
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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #410 on: August 11, 2010, 01:29:27 PM »
Hey Brandon Phillips, your pathetic attempt to have a "look at me, look at me" moment inspired the wrong team.   Way to go 2-14 to back up your talk!

Now when your starting pitching Johnny Cueto gets suspending for kicking players like a little girl, you have even more reasons to wonder why your own players are glaring at you.



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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #411 on: August 11, 2010, 07:08:51 PM »
OK, after last nights complete meltdown, tonight Oswalt pitches well and gets some run support...

But WTF, another injury, Gload, strained groin.


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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #412 on: August 11, 2010, 07:28:17 PM »
OK, after last nights complete meltdown, tonight Oswalt pitches well and gets some run

And Oswalt getting traded to the Phillies was great for my fantasy team.


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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #413 on: August 12, 2010, 05:01:18 AM »
OK, after last nights complete meltdown, tonight Oswalt pitches well and gets some run

And Oswalt getting traded to the Phillies was great for my fantasy team.

K-Rod getting arrested at Citi Field isn't so great for my fantasy team.


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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #414 on: August 12, 2010, 10:41:50 AM »
OK, after last nights complete meltdown, tonight Oswalt pitches well and gets some run

And Oswalt getting traded to the Phillies was great for my fantasy team.

K-Rod getting arrested at Citi Field isn't so great for my fantasy team.

Gee, not like anyone could have seen that coming  ::), you let guys get away with more and more and eventually this happens.

I guess he won't be available against the Phillies this weekend.


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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #415 on: August 12, 2010, 12:56:11 PM »
OK, after last nights complete meltdown, tonight Oswalt pitches well and gets some run

And Oswalt getting traded to the Phillies was great for my fantasy team.

K-Rod getting arrested at Citi Field isn't so great for my fantasy team.

Gee, not like anyone could have seen that coming  ::), you let guys get away with more and more and eventually this happens.

I guess he won't be available against the Phillies this weekend.

Will make for an awkward Thanksgiving dinner gathering......


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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #416 on: August 12, 2010, 08:01:50 PM »
Wow, Broxton must have nightmares about facing the Phillies, once again he lets them come back, 4 runs on 1 hit in the bottom of the 9th, 7th walk off win for the Phillies this season.  Hell of a comeback, Dodgers were up 9 to 2 going into the bottom of the 8th.



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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #417 on: August 13, 2010, 01:17:47 AM »
Wow, Broxton must have nightmares about facing the Phillies, once again he lets them come back, 4 runs on 1 hit in the bottom of the 9th, 7th walk off win for the Phillies this season.  Hell of a comeback, Dodgers were up 9 to 2 going into the bottom of the 8th.



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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #418 on: August 14, 2010, 06:20:23 AM »
Down goes Ellsbury.  ::)  He's beginning to make JD Drew look like a reliable everyday player.


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Re: The 2010 baseball thread
« Reply #419 on: August 14, 2010, 06:28:37 AM »
I saw that the Red Sox had scored 7 runs in an inning and lost.   I was wondering how many times that had happened and my mind drifted back to this pitchers duel


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W: Rawly Eastwick (1-0), L: Bruce Sutter (1-1)