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#21 spinowner

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 06:28 PM

Five teams left, ranked in order for me from hate to like:

Yankees

Cubs

Dodgers

Astros = Nats

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 11:46 AM

Rough week for Indians and Nationals fans...no wonder the Indians haven't won the World Series in about 70 years. The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat. Still rooting for the Astros. :)


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Posted 13 October 2017 - 12:03 PM

The only worse possible configuration would include the Red Sox.  Go Stros, I guess.

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 08:33 AM

 

The only worse possible configuration would include the Red Sox.  Go Stros, I guess.

The Red Sox were my second favorite team until Doug Mientkiewicz caught the ball to end the 2004 WS. Once they had won their long-sought championship I had no reason to like them any more. Now they are just the Yankees with beards.

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 08:56 AM

Astro's all the way, was hoping for the Nats too.Last thing I want is Dodgers-Yankees series. 

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 09:04 AM

I concur Halsey - I am rooting for the Cubs and Astros but I think the Cubs will have a tough time against the Dodgers. So the Astros may be the only ones who can save us from a Yankees-Dodgers World Series. I saw someone call the Yankees the Cinderella team this year...umm, no. The Yankees will never be a Cinderella team. They're the Yankees. 

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 02:42 PM

Who else is annoyed with being shown only the playoff stats when players come to the plate?

 

Almost as annoying as how all Fox broadcasts don't show innings pitched when relievers come into the game anymore.


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Posted 14 October 2017 - 05:17 PM

Also pulling for Houston.

 

Nice outing by Verlander today. But wait til Houston finds out what a terrible mistake they made trading for good starting pitching at the deadline. :)

Oh man are they going to feel stupid

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 05:26 PM

The classic would be Dodgers vs Yankees.

 

The geek final would be Houston vs Cubs.

 

The reality will be Houston vs Dodgers.

 

Gotta hate on the Yanks. 

 

Of the cities, the only one I like is Chicago.So there's that.


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Posted 14 October 2017 - 05:31 PM

Also pulling for Houston.
 
Nice outing by Verlander today. But wait til Houston finds out what a terrible mistake they made trading for good starting pitching at the deadline. :)
Oh man are they going to feel stupid


Too old. Too expensive. Hang onto those prospects!
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#31 Hosken Bombo Disco

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 05:46 PM

Too old. Too expensive. Hang onto those prospects!

Hard to believe some of those posts in your other thread even happened :)

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 06:53 PM

I love to see dominant 9 inning playoff starts.  Nice job by Verlander.

 

I like to see the expensive Yankee bullpen falter.  Nice job by Altuve and Correa.  I won't have to hard a time rooting for the Astros, I guess.


#33 spinowner

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 06:56 PM

I don't dislike the Astros. I can't say that about the other three teams.

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 10:00 PM

I don't dislike the Astros. I can't say that about the other three teams.

One of the guys at work asked why/how I’d become such an Astros fan. I told him pretty much this.

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#35 Hosken Bombo Disco

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Posted 17 October 2017 - 06:24 PM

Yankees stadium is rocking

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Posted 17 October 2017 - 06:52 PM

**** ... the Yankees won. Booooooo!
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Posted 17 October 2017 - 08:02 PM

A Dodgers - Yankees world series, #1 payroll vs #2 payroll, probably isn't ideal for baseball, even though both teams are compelling in their own ways.
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Posted 17 October 2017 - 08:04 PM

I don't remember the last time I skipped watching a World Series, but a Dodgers/Yankees World Series would do it.


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Posted 17 October 2017 - 08:08 PM

Houston did their best Twins' impersonation in game 4 of the ALCS. Just like the Twins ---- leading into the late innings against the damn yankees.... and the bullpen handing them the game.


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Posted 18 October 2017 - 10:23 AM

I don't remember the last time I skipped watching a World Series, but a Dodgers/Yankees World Series would do it.


I think there was a Braves-Yankees WS (or two) I skipped. Nothing to root for with either team. And I skipped the 2nd BoSox-Cards World Series a few years back ... been there, done that, bo-ring. And yes, if this ends up being a Dodgers-Yankees mashup this year? Yeah, no thanks.

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