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New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series)

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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#161 » by Schad » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:47 pm

There is no questioning the commitment of these two teams to shortening the length of the average baseball game.
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#162 » by Lateral Quicks » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:56 pm

Three games in and I'm already sick of Pillar.
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#163 » by Scott Hall » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:56 pm

Pillars god awful swing looks as bad as ever early on
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#164 » by jaymeister15 » Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:08 pm

Can’t be too often a team goes the first 3 games of the season without scoring a run in innings 1-9
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#165 » by Schad » Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:12 pm

jaymeister15 wrote:Can’t be too often a team goes the first 3 games of the season without scoring a run in innings 1-9


The 2016 Padres managed it. The 2016 Padres are, as it turns out, the answer to every question on offensive futility.
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#166 » by So_Fresh » Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:22 pm

Lateral Quicks wrote:Three games in and I'm already sick of Pillar.


Bases loaded. 1 out. Chance to put this game away. Only took 3 pitches to put him away. Yup Pillar you suck! Feel for Alford. He deserves to be on this team, not Pillar. Hopefully he's traded early on so we can all move on.

Good win by the Blue Jays today. Let's go for win number 3 tomorrow! (Hopefully without Pillar in the lineup.)
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#167 » by Lateral Quicks » Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:42 pm

Schad wrote:There is no questioning the commitment of these two teams to shortening the length of the average baseball game.


We owe a big thanks to MLB. Now later in the season we can all look back fondly at our winning record to start the year.
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#168 » by vaff87 » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:20 pm

Lateral Quicks wrote:Three games in and I'm already sick of Pillar.


You mean our best young player, 30 year old Kevin Pillar?
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#169 » by Black Watch » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:21 pm

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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#170 » by Black Watch » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:24 pm

ratul wrote:Um, completely. We were ranked last in defense and have possibly one of the worst front offices in baseball. They are a bunch of losers who don’t value defense.

This is a car crash of a rebuild with no meaningful prospects other than vlad and bo and not much else.

Is this ****posting or just trolling?

Either way, you're very good at it, and I appreciate the rise you get out of the more credulous posters :)
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#171 » by Scott Hall » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:30 pm

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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#172 » by JaysRule15 » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:07 am

Not too concerned about Pillar's swing. He's a good young player. I'm sure he'll make adjustments.
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#173 » by ratul » Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:27 am

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ratul wrote:Um, completely. We were ranked last in defense and have possibly one of the worst front offices in baseball. They are a bunch of losers who don’t value defense.

This is a car crash of a rebuild with no meaningful prospects other than vlad and bo and not much else.

Is this ****posting or just trolling?

Either way, you're very good at it, and I appreciate the rise you get out of the more credulous posters :)


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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#174 » by ratul » Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:30 am

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ratul wrote:Um, thank double aa for vladdy. Without him and Bo, our farm is trash. Try again.


Bo, who was brought in by the current regime. And yeah, if you throw out the top two prospects in most organizations, their farm system would be much worse. Though ours would actually be more below-average than trash even without them; Jansen, Pearson, Groshans and Pardinho are rather well-regarded, and the system is deep.

Should it be better? Yeah, it should be up there with the Padres, because we should have traded all the damned things over a year ago.


Look, I am not pinning my hopes on a kid playing double A ball.

The reality is even the players we have now, there is nothing to be excited about other than vlaady. That hides the fact that the current team looks to be awful, as they were last year and before that. It’s hard to get excited about any prospects when the current regime can’t even put anyone exciting on the field today.
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#175 » by Schad » Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:44 am

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Look, I am not pinning my hopes on a kid playing double A ball.

The reality is even the players we have now, there is nothing to be excited about other than vlaady. That hides the fact that the current team looks to be awful, as they were last year and before that. It’s hard to get excited about any prospects when the current regime can’t even put anyone exciting on the field today.


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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#176 » by vaff87 » Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:54 am

I kinda want to put ratul on ignore, but his takes are so ridiculous they’re funny. :lol:
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#177 » by polo007 » Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:30 am

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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#178 » by Centre Court » Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:19 am

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Fairview4Life wrote:Seeing a lot of good defence out there so far this season.


Shapiro doesn’t care about defense. Everyone knows Francisco Linder and Jose Ramirez are terrible defenders.


Shapiro’s teams should play more zone to hide their terrible defenders.
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#179 » by jaymeister15 » Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:19 am

Why is anybody still trying to have a reasonable discussion with the person that decribed Pillar as the only good young player the Jays have?
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#180 » by SharoneWright » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:18 am

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