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#221 alskntwnsfn

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:52 PM

On Replay...

We have the technology to decifer the exact trajectory of a pitch, including the number of rotations and the degree of movement. Yet, it is not used to improve ball/strike calls. I will never understand the resistance to this. Who is this silent majority that derives so much pleasure from an umpire guessing at borderline pitches?

#222 twinscowboysbulls

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:53 PM

"I can't wait for Correia to pitch on Wednesday" Said no one ever.

#223 ashburyjohn

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:53 PM

That's good, right?


It's positively out of this world.

#224 Riverbrian

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:53 PM

How's it going Brian?

The city repaved my alley last year, so now all the snowmelt runs right into my backyard. It took me 3 days to pump it all out.


Send it all to Chief. He don't have none.

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#225 snepp

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:53 PM

Oh man ... I'm blaming that shot on snepp


I blame Mauer's pitch framing.

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:53 PM

On Replay...

We have the technology to decifer the exact trajectory of a pitch, including the number of rotations and the degree of movement. Yet, it is not used to improve ball/strike calls. I will never understand the resistance to this. Who is this silent majority that derives so much pleasure from an umpire guessing at borderline pitches?


The umpires themselves don't want it.

#227 Riverbrian

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:54 PM

Current photo from my window:

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Everyone post a photo from your window!!!

Let's see what it looks like for everyone.

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:55 PM

Current photo from my window:

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Where's the "thumbs down/jealous button"?

#229 snepp

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:55 PM

Everyone post a photo from your window!!!

Let's see what it looks like for everyone.


Real basement dwellers don't have windows.

#230 LaBombo

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:56 PM

That's good, right?

Probably, but to be safe we should wait to see what his xWHIP was, so we know if he was just getting lucky or not...

#231 alskntwnsfn

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:56 PM

When I lived in Chicago, we used to call US Cellular Field "The Cuze". Mainly because Joan Cusak was everywhere with US Cellular ads that summer, that and it just sort of had a nice ring to it.

#232 twinscowboysbulls

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:57 PM

Is it 2015 yet?

#233 Riverbrian

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:58 PM

Real basement dwellers don't have windows.


I can relate... I think visibility right now is 17 inches. I paid money for this window and right now... I'm getting very little value.

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#234 alskntwnsfn

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:58 PM

Surprise surprise. I'm sure the auto-workers union wasn't crazy about replacing workers with robots either.

#235 ashburyjohn

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:58 PM

Where's the "thumbs down/jealous button"?


tahoe_great.jpg


Just to be clear: that was actually from a hike last summer. The view out my window is pine trees.

#236 LaBombo

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:58 PM

Everyone post a photo from your window!!!

Let's see what it looks like for everyone.


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#237 longstrangetrip

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 04:00 PM

Steve Stone is the dullest TV announcer of all time. I'm having a difficult time staying awake.

Although I did just get revived a little when he said Jason Kubel was one of the fastest guys in the Twins organization before he hurt his knee. What??????

#238 snepp

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 04:00 PM

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Detroit?

#239 alskntwnsfn

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 04:01 PM

Well played.

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 04:02 PM

on pace for only 1,134 SO