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Postby mdb1958 » Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:34 am

Twins - fastest to 200 HR's in MLB history.
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Postby NYBF » Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:16 am

mdb1958 wrote:Twins - fastest to 200 HR's in MLB history.


You going to the game when they hang the banner?
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Re: ** Official MLB Thread **

Postby mdb1958 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:28 pm

NYBF wrote:
mdb1958 wrote:Twins - fastest to 200 HR's in MLB history.


You going to the game when they hang the banner?


Interested in how many they get this year, maybe even break the record.
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Postby mdb1958 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:30 pm

NYBF wrote:
mdb1958 wrote:Twins - fastest to 200 HR's in MLB history.


You going to the game when they hang the banner?


Interested in how many they get this year, maybe even break the record.
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Postby NYBF » Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:44 pm

You can say that again.
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Postby BJJ34 » Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:23 pm

Twins turning Triple plays like its nothing.
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Re: ** Official MLB Thread **

Postby mdb1958 » Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:47 pm

BJJ34 wrote:Twins turning Triple plays like its nothing.


I was hoping the'd regain that first half magic, they are struggling to get those wins now.
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Postby Buc2 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:11 pm

Minor league baseball, but I'll put this here anyway.

History made in Salem Red Sox broadcast booth

SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7) This season, history is being made at Hayley Toyota Field in Salem. The Red Sox are the first team in professional baseball history to have an all-female broadcast team.

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"For me this is showing up and doing my job," said Melanie Newman. "This is what I’ve been doing for a decade and kind of Ostrich in the sand, never really peak out to go oh this is different. Oh no body else is doing this.”

Newman has been joined by Suzie Cool for select games this season. Both are quick to give some credit to others for helping them get to where they are today.

"It's very, very surreal every time you’re up there because at the end of the day I get to call baseball games, and that’s my job," Cool said.

"I don’t want to have this job because I’m a female. I don’t want to have any job because I’m a female. I want to have the job because my resume backs it up, and my body of work presents that,” Newman said.

Both women have served as inspiration to boys and girls in Southwest Virginia looking to follow in their footsteps.

As the season winds down, both Newman and Cool are looking towards the future to see what it may hold in their professional careers. Newman says while rejection is part of the process, she's learned to embrace the moments she's heard the word 'yes'.

She uses her story to send a message to others.

"If this is something you’re passionate about it, don’t let someone else tell you otherwise,” she said.
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Postby acmillis » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:34 pm

Good for them.

I may be in the minority, but I like the Sunday Night Baseball broadcast including Mendoza on ESPN.
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Re: ** Official MLB Thread **

Postby mdb1958 » Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:04 pm

Do the Twins get 300 HR's or better this year?


Yes or No.


33 games to hit 49 homers!

29 games to hit 39 homers.
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Postby mdb1958 » Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:27 pm

Twins break a MLB homerun record today.
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Postby MJW » Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:59 pm

David Glass bought the Royals for $94 Mil in 2000. Less than 20 years later, he's about to sell them for about $1.1 Billion.

If you can't make money running a Big Four franchise, I don't know what to tell you.
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Postby NYBF » Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:08 pm

MJW wrote:David Glass bought the Royals for $94 Mil in 2000. Less than 20 years later, he's about to sell them for about $1.1 Billion.

If you can't make money running a Big Four franchise, I don't know what to tell you.


Question - do the Royals own their stadium? And what about TV? I'm just trying to figure out what the Mets could be worth.
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Postby mdb1958 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:28 pm

Twins break the MLB homerun record!


Garver homered to left (402 feet). (268th HR sets MLB record for most in a season)
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Postby Phantom Phenom » Sun Sep 01, 2019 11:17 am

mdb1958 wrote:Twins break the MLB homerun record!


Garver homered to left (402 feet). (268th HR sets MLB record for most in a season)



Who cares?
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Re: ** Official MLB Thread **

Postby mdb1958 » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:13 am

Phantom Phenom wrote:
mdb1958 wrote:Twins break the MLB homerun record!





Who cares?


I said the Twins set the MLB homerun record.
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Postby Crocaneers » Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:16 am

Nats down 6 runs .. in the 9th ..

Walk off win against the Mets ..

Someone make sure NYBF is okay
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Postby NYBF » Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:54 am

It was perfect timing.

I never expected anything from them this year. Their post- All Star game hot streak was fun to watch, but I never thought they were legit playoff contenders.

And after the **** I watched last night I can make a seamless transition to football without missing baseball at all. (full disclosure - I need to pay attention to baseball in general until Sunday because of my fantasy baseball championship)
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Postby Zarniwoop » Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:46 pm

Ok, I don’t think I’ve ever seen this before, it’s the top of the 4th inning in the A’s / Astros game. A’s batting with no outs. They have 17 runs but more importantly every starter already has at least 2 hits and scored at least 1 run. I wonder if that has ever happened before in such a short time (9 outs)


(And 8 of the 9 have at least 1 rbi)
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Postby acmillis » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:26 am

Yelich done for the season with a fractured knee cap.
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Re: ** Official MLB Thread **

Postby NYBF » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:57 pm

mdb1958 wrote:
Phantom Phenom wrote:

Who cares?


I said the Twins set the MLB homerun record.


How's this going?
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Postby mdb1958 » Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:07 am

NYBF wrote:
mdb1958 wrote:
I said the Twins set the MLB homerun record.


How's this going?


About how I expected
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Re: ** Official MLB Thread **

Postby mdb1958 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:43 am

NYBF wrote:
mdb1958 wrote:
I said the Twins set the MLB homerun record.


How's this going?




287 to 286

Well over a month ago I told my neighbor the MLB wasnt going to let this fly and lo and behold. Seems like the Twins have been in the position to hit a 100 grand slams and failed on 92 of them!
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Postby BJJ34 » Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:43 pm

Vasquez trying to close the deal on some 15 year old and Chris Hanson showed up.
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Postby NYBF » Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:11 pm

BJJ34 wrote:Vasquez trying to close the deal on some 15 year old and Chris Hanson showed up.


He already closed the deal, I thought. Been ****ing her since she was 13.
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Postby Teitan » Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:17 pm

BJJ34 wrote:Vasquez trying to close the deal on some 15 year old and Chris Hanson showed up.



That’s some JoPa **** right there.
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Postby BJJ34 » Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:40 pm

NYBF wrote:
BJJ34 wrote:Vasquez trying to close the deal on some 15 year old and Chris Hanson showed up.


He already closed the deal, I thought. Been ****ing her since she was 13.

From what the radio said he just messaged her but I could be wrong. I havent read the police report or anything like that. Still really bad charges that will likely nix one of our best contracts as he'll be banned from the game hopefully.
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Postby mdb1958 » Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:54 pm

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The Minnesota Twins entered the record books Tuesday night, and had a mammoth home run from Miguel Sano to thank.

Sano hit a 482-foot home run in the bottom of the third inning off Chicago White Sox starter Ross Detwiler, becoming the fifth Minnesota player with 30 home runs this season -- the first time that has happened in major league history.








Nelson Cruz, Max Kepler, Eddie Rosario and Mitch Garver had previously hit the 30-homer mark for the AL Central-leading Twins.

Twelve other teams in MLB history have had four 30-homer hitters.
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Postby mdb1958 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:53 am

293 Twins
292 Yankees
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Postby mdb1958 » Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:55 am

294 Yankees
293 Twins
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