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#1 sampleSizeOfOne

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 04:11 PM

Baseball: The final frontier.

Our 6 month mission to visit strange new ballparks, seek out new plates and new pitches to launch over fences, and to boldly catch what no one has caught before.

Coaches log: Stardate* some Saturday out Sirius way. We are in skirmishes along the Ranger neutral zone.

We have suffered heavy casualties, with Chief Bomba Office Cruz and Raincatcher Buxton amongst the sickbay residents. It has been a constant trial keeping the crew to their stations, maintaining moral while training replacements on the fly, while not mixing metaphors outside of the genre. But amid this adversity, we persevere. And things are not as bad as all that.

Today, hopefully we are not wearing the red uniforms...

Away team rosters:

USS Twins

0. Jose Berrios (R ) P
1. Max Kepler ( L) DH
2. Miguel Sano (R ) 3B
3. Jorge Polanco ( S ) SS
4. Eddie Rosario ( L) LF
5. Mitch Garver (R ) C
6. Luis Arraez ( L) 2B
7. M. Gonzalez ( S ) RF
8. C.J. Cron (R ) 1B
9. Jake Cave ( L) CF

Ranger Bird of Pray

0. Ariel Jurado (R ) P
1. Shin-Soo Choo ( L) LF
2. Danny Santana ( S ) CF
3. Elvis Andrus (R ) SS
4. Nomar Mazara ( L) RF
5. Hunter Pence (R ) DH
6. Rougned Odor ( L) 2B
7. Logan Forsythe (R ) 1B
8. I. Kiner-Falefa (R ) 3B
9. Jose Trevino (R ) C

*um... how does one date a star?
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#2 sampleSizeOfOne

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 04:12 PM

Disclaimer: I disclaim nothing!
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Posted 17 August 2019 - 04:22 PM

May the Force be with us!

Hang on, that’s not right...
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Posted 17 August 2019 - 04:27 PM

 


*um... how does one date a star?

 

I wouldn't suggest asking Liz Taylor or Burt Reynolds. Things generally didn't work out that well for them when they tried it. 

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#5 sampleSizeOfOne

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 04:38 PM

May the Force be with us!

Hang on, that’s not right...


We got a few lefties.

With them the force will be...

Er... May be. Maybe?

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 04:54 PM

 



*um... how does one date a star?

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Very carefully, I would imagine. 

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 05:10 PM

Yankees 6, Cleveland 5 - final.

 

Let's go boys!

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 05:11 PM

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 05:23 PM

Yesterday at work there were a few millenials who couldn't remember the name of the actor who portrayed James Tiberius Kirk. I guess I'm just getting old.

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 05:41 PM

Jurado has a pretty mediocre track record, and has been worse in his past 15 games, and even worse in his past 7 games. Golden opportunity tonight to put a little distance on the Indians. Let’s go, Jose, pitch well.
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Posted 17 August 2019 - 05:46 PM

And by worse in his past seven, I mean over 7 ERA, over 1.6 WHIP, under 5IP/game, 24:14 K/BB in 33IP with 41 hits. Love this matchup.

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 05:49 PM

Cleveland 3 back in the losses,Lets keep it above 3 - look at the schedules of both teams between sept 3 and the 15th,Not easy for us but after that its all a.l. central


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Posted 17 August 2019 - 05:51 PM

Jose - we would all like to see ya go at least 7 tonight, or more,Show us !!

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 05:56 PM

*um... how does one date a star?

bathed in SPF 1,000,000
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Posted 17 August 2019 - 06:00 PM

Yesterday at work there were a few millenials who couldn't remember the name of the actor who portrayed James Tiberius Kirk. I guess I'm just getting old.


Good grief, he’s 88!

#16 sampleSizeOfOne

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 06:04 PM


Is that image Julie Andrews frozen in carbonite?
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#17 sampleSizeOfOne

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 06:05 PM

Oh yeah...

Play Ball!

#18 DocBauer

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 06:12 PM

Signs of life for the visiting landing party in this strange world called Texas. Despite reports of gloom and doom, further readings indicate the 4th best record in all of MLB despite some strange anomalies.

All ahead full!
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Posted 17 August 2019 - 06:12 PM

Is that image Julie Andrews frozen in carbonite?

that’s Star Wars not Star Trek

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 06:12 PM

Anyone know why the game hasn't started yet?