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#161 jimmer

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Posted 03 November 2016 - 09:23 AM

Wanna see something hilarious? During the pregame interview for game seven, a reporter jokingly asked Francona if he thought it was a must win game. Hilarious question and Francona"s reaction was priceless!

If you get a chance, google it. Funny stuff

Edited by jimmer, 03 November 2016 - 09:23 AM.

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#162 Craig Arko

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Posted 03 November 2016 - 03:36 PM

For this alone, I'm glad the Cubs won.

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Posted 03 November 2016 - 07:35 PM

 

The bunt.....

 

The dude was going to strike out anyway, no chance he could lay off a breaking ball in the dirt. They decided to see if he could get a bunt down. It was, imo, a decision made in a very specific context, not something he does over and over and over. It was also very late in the game, where 1 run matters due to the leverage of the situation.

 

I didn't like the decision, but I can justify it. Much easier than a sacrifice bunt in inning 2 or 4, for example...

I was one of the WTF commenters at the time but I think this is a good analysis. BTW, Maddon once ordered Grant Balfour to intentionally walk Josh Hamilton. With the bases loaded. The Rays won the game. 


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Posted 03 November 2016 - 07:38 PM

 

Congrats to the Cubs.

 

When do pitchers and catchers report?

We have entered part two of my sig line. February can't get here soon enough.

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#165 Carole Keller

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Posted 03 November 2016 - 08:39 PM

Wanna see something hilarious? During the pregame interview for game seven, a reporter jokingly asked Francona if he thought it was a must win game. Hilarious question and Francona"s reaction was priceless!
If you get a chance, google it. Funny stuff


Jimmer, just updating you in case you still want to party with Cubs fans, the parade and rally are being held this Friday.

https://www.dnainfo....hen-is-where-is

Thankfully I will still be in Florida.
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Posted 04 November 2016 - 06:42 PM

 

Jimmer, just updating you in case you still want to party with Cubs fans, the parade and rally are being held this Friday.

https://www.dnainfo....hen-is-where-is

Thankfully I will still be in Florida.

If you were in Chi you would be able to hear the event from your balcony. And probably smell it as well.


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Posted 04 November 2016 - 07:22 PM

If you were in Chi you would be able to hear the event from your balcony. And probably smell it as well.

They estimated 5 million people showed up. REALLY glad I wasn't home. I wouldn't have been able to do anywhere since it was just a couple blocks from me. Look at the gallery of photos. Unreal.
https://www.dnainfo....dance-5-million

Of course, jimmer is probably even more disappointed he wasn't there.

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#168 jimmer

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Posted 04 November 2016 - 07:43 PM

 

They estimated 5 million people showed up. REALLY glad I wasn't home. I wouldn't have been able to do anywhere since it was just a couple blocks from me. Look at the gallery of photos. Unreal.
https://www.dnainfo....dance-5-million

Of course, jimmer is probably even more disappointed he wasn't there.

https://www.dnainfo....eries-champions

I am quite disappointed, but alas, my co-worker (and friend) being a huge Chicago fan (all teams Chicago) was very joyful and I enjoyed watching him that way.

Edited by jimmer, 04 November 2016 - 07:44 PM.