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2017 General MLB Thread 

Post#1 » by Otis Driftwood » Thu Feb 16, 2017 7:31 pm

Here it is. The thread for us NFL fans who are lost until August as well as anyone else who wishes to engage in general banter and repartee about the Great Game of baseball.

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Post#2 » by Otis Driftwood » Thu Feb 16, 2017 7:31 pm

And first - a disclaimer. He just got braces.

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Post#3 » by Cactus Jack » Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:21 pm

My M's don't look too bad this year! Might even challenge your Rangers. It's been 15 years since our last playoff appearance, longest playoff drought. Gotta break the streak at some point.
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Post#4 » by Otis Driftwood » Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:57 pm

I have no great expectations about the Rangers this season. Always comes down to pitching... and after Hamels and Yu I just don't know what to expect. As much as I don't want to inflate the egos of our buddies from Houston, I really do expect them to step up and take this division. They can't always be our little doormat like they were last season.
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Post#5 » by RaoulDuke79 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:41 am

Otis Driftwood wrote:And first - a disclaimer. He just got braces.

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Post#6 » by bluejerseyjinx » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:45 am

Big blow to ST. Louis pitching staff yesterday. We lost our rookie gem from last year, Alexander Reyes. Out for the year, tommy John surgery. Too bad, kid can throw 103mph. Was suppose to be our number 2 starter behind Carlos Martinez. :banghead:
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Post#7 » by Otis Driftwood » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:47 am

bluejerseyjinx wrote:Big blow to ST. Louis pitching staff yesterday. We lost our rookie gem from last year, Alexander Reyes. Out for the year, tommy John surgery. too bad, kid can throe 103mph. Was suppose to be our number 2 starter be Martinez. :banghead:


You'll forgive me if I find it difficult to muster up much sympathy for you.

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Post#8 » by RaoulDuke79 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:48 am

Otis Driftwood wrote:As much as I don't want to inflate the egos of our buddies from Houston, I really do expect them to step up and take this division.


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They can't always be our little doormat like they were last season.


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Post#9 » by Otis Driftwood » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:58 am

8 hours and this thread is already better than that pitiful attempt I made at a hockey thread.

I feel confident this will go quite well.
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Post#10 » by bluejerseyjinx » Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:01 am

Otis Driftwood wrote:
bluejerseyjinx wrote:Big blow to ST. Louis pitching staff yesterday. We lost our rookie gem from last year, Alexander Reyes. Out for the year, tommy John surgery. too bad, kid can throe 103mph. Was suppose to be our number 2 starter be Martinez. :banghead:


You'll forgive me if I find it difficult to muster up much sympathy for you.

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You being a Cowboy fan is the only thing saving you right now, :lol:
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Post#11 » by Cactus Jack » Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:04 am

RaoulDuke79 wrote:
Otis Driftwood wrote:As much as I don't want to inflate the egos of our buddies from Houston, I really do expect them to step up and take this division.


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They can't always be our little doormat like they were last season.


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:lol: This thread is already off to a good start.
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Post#12 » by bluejerseyjinx » Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:15 am

Once again, thanks to the America's Team posters, lol.
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Post#13 » by Cactus Jack » Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:23 am

bluejerseyjinx wrote:Once again, thanks to the America's team posters, lol.

Duke79 is a Texans fan, no? :wink:
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Post#14 » by bsjaffe6 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:03 am

losing Reyes is only a blow until you realize the cards have at least8 ready to go starting pitchers, whereas the Rangers have 2 and nothing else but questions. the Astros pitching is their key the have a decent group but need consistency
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Post#15 » by jwise44 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:10 pm

I am ready for baseball, I really hope we don't crap the bed like last year

We're still pretty young so it's hit or miss
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Post#16 » by Otis Driftwood » Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:57 pm

jwise44 wrote:I am ready for baseball, I really hope we don't crap the bed like last year

We're still pretty young so it's hit or miss


I'm betting you don't go 4-15 against my heroes again this season.
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Post#17 » by jwise44 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:11 pm

Otis Driftwood wrote:
jwise44 wrote:I am ready for baseball, I really hope we don't crap the bed like last year

We're still pretty young so it's hit or miss


I'm betting you don't go 4-15 against my heroes again this season.

I didn't get to follow the stros much last season. Since I was in Dallas and San Antonio for work I only got to see your heroes until the playoffs....that led to me being disinterested in baseball last year

This year I get to see my boys and I know they won't let me down, especially against the rangers.....or the St. Louis cheaters
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Post#18 » by bluejerseyjinx » Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:38 pm

jwise44 wrote:I am ready for baseball, I really hope we don't crap the bed like last year

We're still pretty young so it's hit or miss

I didn't know you guys had a baseball team down there in Houston, :lol:
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Post#19 » by jwise44 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:40 pm

bluejerseyjinx wrote:
jwise44 wrote:I am ready for baseball, I really hope we don't crap the bed like last year

We're still pretty young so it's hit or miss

I didn't know you guys had a baseball team down there in Houston, :lol:

Playoffs two years ago there bub..also still a super young team :wink:


How are your cheaters doing now that y'all have been held accountable? :kiss
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Post#20 » by bluejerseyjinx » Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:41 pm

jwise44 wrote:
bluejerseyjinx wrote:
jwise44 wrote:I am ready for baseball, I really hope we don't crap the bed like last year

We're still pretty young so it's hit or miss

I didn't know you guys had a baseball team down there in Houston, :lol:

Playoffs two years ago there bub..also still a super young team :wink:


How are your cheaters doing now that y'all have been held accountable? :kiss

I guess the one lone culprit in this situation has been convicted and we lost a couple draft picks.

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