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MLB 2018

Post by tuttle » Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:02 am

As a T-Mobile customer I was reminded that (starting tomorrow) I can get MLB.TV and MLB At Bat Premium for free. I rarely access the TV games because of the blackout rule, but the At Bat app is pretty nifty. Regardless, it made me realize we didn't have a thread about 2018 yet and opening day is Thursday!

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Re: MLB 2018

Post by tuttle » Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:17 am

I'm not greatly invested into the storylines within MLB outside of things that affect my local team, but I am pretty intrigued by Shohei Ohtani.
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Post by Goose55 » Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:27 am

Yah! It's baseball season! Nothing better than having a cold one, watching a Giants game, when it's 1000 degrees outside here.
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Re: MLB 2018

Post by JudgeRusty » Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:00 pm

Braves are tied for first in the division.
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Post by UncleBob » Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:12 pm

JudgeRusty wrote:
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:00 pm
Braves are tied for first in the division.
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Post by rgcurrey » Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:38 am

Wait, I am a t Mobile customer, I must check this out.

Go Indians, this is the year! (Said every year for the last 70).
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Post by tuttle » Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:27 am

rgcurrey wrote:
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:38 am
Wait, I am a t Mobile customer, I must check this out.

Go Indians, this is the year! (Said every year for the last 70).
It's a pretty sweet deal: Check it!
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Post by rgcurrey » Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:49 am

tuttle wrote:
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:27 am
rgcurrey wrote:
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:38 am
Wait, I am a t Mobile customer, I must check this out.

Go Indians, this is the year! (Said every year for the last 70).
It's a pretty sweet deal: Check it!
Already done and loaded on the iPad. Thanks for the heads up tuttle.
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Re: MLB 2018

Post by tuttle » Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:33 am

It's Opening Day!

(And Salvador Perez has already been injured... carrying luggage and tripped on the stairs...4-6 weeks... :cry: )
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Post by durangopipe » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:40 am

Rockies have yet to lose a game!
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Post by Goose55 » Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:52 am

durangopipe wrote:
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:40 am
Rockies have yet to lose a game!
What a way to start the season!
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Post by Jester » Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:41 am

Will the first Royals game get rained out?
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Re: MLB 2018

Post by JudgeRusty » Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:44 pm

UncleBob wrote:
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:12 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:00 pm
Braves are tied for first in the division.
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161 more to go
Keep hope alive!
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Re: MLB 2018

Post by Steve S » Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:02 pm

The Cubs AND the White Sox are undefeated! Still hoping for an all-Chicago World Series one day. :prayin:

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Post by JMG » Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:35 pm

GO CUBS GO!!! Game 1 is a win and the we homered off the very first pitch of the season!
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Post by Goose55 » Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:11 am

Giants put the young Ty Blach on the mound against the Dodgers & Kershaw and he blanked them again, 1-0. For some reason the D's haven;t been able to figure out Blach.
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Post by infidel » Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:29 am

JudgeRusty wrote:
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:44 pm
161 more to go
Exhibit A for why baseball is so boring.
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Post by Goose55 » Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:21 am

infidel wrote:
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:29 am
JudgeRusty wrote:
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:44 pm
161 more to go
Exhibit A for why baseball is so boring.
In football the object of the game is to reach the End Zone.
In baseball the object of the game is to go home.

But with baseball, there's a game everyday and that's what makes it great.
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Post by durangopipe » Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:35 pm

infidel wrote:
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:29 am
JudgeRusty wrote:
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:44 pm
161 more to go
Exhibit A for why baseball is so boring.
The theology may be suspect, but the why of baseball isn't:

Annie's soliloquy, from Bull Durham:

I believe in the church of baseball. I've tried all the major religions and most of the minor ones. I've worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, trees, mushrooms, and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there's 108 beads in a Catholic rosary and there's 108 stitches in a baseball. When I learned that, I gave Jesus a chance. (she sighs) But it just didn't work out between us. The Lord laid too much guilt on me. I prefer metaphysics to theology. Y'see, there's no guilt in baseball, and it's never boring. (she giggles) Which makes it like sex. There's never been a ballplayer slept with me who didn't have the best year of his career. Making love is like hitting a baseball. You just gotta relax and concentrate. Besides, I'd never sleep with a player hitting under .250. Not unless he had a lot of RBIs and was a great glove man up the middle. Y'see, there's a certain amount of life wisdom I give these boys. I can expand their minds. Sometimes when I get a ballplayer alone, I'll just read Emily Dickenson or Walt Whitman to him. And the guys are so sweet, they always stay and listen. Of course, a guy'll listen to anything if he thinks it's foreplay. I make them feel confident, and they make me feel safe -- and pretty. 'Course what I give them lasts a lifetime. What they give me lasts a 142 games. Sometimes it seems like a bad trade. But bad trades are part of baseball. Who can forget Frank Robinson for Milt Pappas, for god's sake! It's a long season, and you gotta trust it. I've tried them all, I really have. And, the only church that feeds the soul, day in, day out, is the church of baseball.
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Re: MLB 2018

Post by infidel » Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:08 pm

durangopipe wrote:
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:35 pm
infidel wrote:
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:29 am
JudgeRusty wrote:
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:44 pm
161 more to go
Exhibit A for why baseball is so boring.
The theology may be suspect, but the why of baseball isn't:

Annie's soliloquy, from Bull Durham:

I believe in the church of baseball. I've tried all the major religions and most of the minor ones. I've worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, trees, mushrooms, and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there's 108 beads in a Catholic rosary and there's 108 stitches in a baseball. When I learned that, I gave Jesus a chance. (she sighs) But it just didn't work out between us. The Lord laid too much guilt on me. I prefer metaphysics to theology. Y'see, there's no guilt in baseball, and it's never boring. (she giggles) Which makes it like sex. There's never been a ballplayer slept with me who didn't have the best year of his career. Making love is like hitting a baseball. You just gotta relax and concentrate. Besides, I'd never sleep with a player hitting under .250. Not unless he had a lot of RBIs and was a great glove man up the middle. Y'see, there's a certain amount of life wisdom I give these boys. I can expand their minds. Sometimes when I get a ballplayer alone, I'll just read Emily Dickenson or Walt Whitman to him. And the guys are so sweet, they always stay and listen. Of course, a guy'll listen to anything if he thinks it's foreplay. I make them feel confident, and they make me feel safe -- and pretty. 'Course what I give them lasts a lifetime. What they give me lasts a 142 games. Sometimes it seems like a bad trade. But bad trades are part of baseball. Who can forget Frank Robinson for Milt Pappas, for god's sake! It's a long season, and you gotta trust it. I've tried them all, I really have. And, the only church that feeds the soul, day in, day out, is the church of baseball.
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