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  • Best possible outcome of the four teams remaining. Friedman's Dodgers vs the Rays. Awesome stuff and a good story line there.

    Hoping the Rays win it, but wouldn't be bent out of shape to see Friedman win one. I think he belongs up there with the top execs. Doesn't get a lot of credit compared to some of the other guys out there, particularly those who have more financial resources at their disposal.

    Hopefully a competitive series like the LCS both were. Two Game 7s doesn't get any better.
    It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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    • Imagine having this Mookie Betts guy and trading him.
      It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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      • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
        Best possible outcome of the four teams remaining. Friedman's Dodgers vs the Rays. Awesome stuff and a good story line there.

        Hoping the Rays win it, but wouldn't be bent out of shape to see Friedman win one. I think he belongs up there with the top execs. Doesn't get a lot of credit compared to some of the other guys out there, particularly those who have more financial resources at their disposal.

        Hopefully a competitive series like the LCS both were. Two Game 7s doesn't get any better.
        My two favorite sports teams are ND & the Dodgers. Ironically, the last time either won a championship was 1988 when I was a senior in HS. Obviously, I want the Dodgers to win but it won’t be easy.

        I suspect the Rays rebound tonight for a win and the series goes 6-7 games. Hoping for the best. Kershaw had a great outing last night but no one remembers Game 1 pitching performances (see Game 1 of 2017 WS).

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        • Originally posted by Irishize View Post
          My two favorite sports teams are ND & the Dodgers. Ironically, the last time either won a championship was 1988 when I was a senior in HS. Obviously, I want the Dodgers to win but it won’t be easy.

          I suspect the Rays rebound tonight for a win and the series goes 6-7 games. Hoping for the best. Kershaw had a great outing last night but no one remembers Game 1 pitching performances (see Game 1 of 2017 WS).
          Rays are nothing if not resilient, but the Dodgers should win the Andrew Friedman Bowl.
          It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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          • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
            Rays are nothing if not resilient, but the Dodgers should win the Andrew Friedman Bowl.
            Since Netflix just added it, I decided to re-watch “Moneyball”. I never understood by Beane turned down Boston. He was pretty clear that he had one goal....win it all. He finally gets a Blue Blood to offer him that opportunity plus the fact that BoSox bought in to Sabermetrics when they hired Bill James...so why turn it down?

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            • Originally posted by Irishize View Post
              Since Netflix just added it, I decided to re-watch “Moneyball”. I never understood by Beane turned down Boston. He was pretty clear that he had one goal....win it all. He finally gets a Blue Blood to offer him that opportunity plus the fact that BoSox bought in to Sabermetrics when they hired Bill James...so why turn it down?
              Read the book, if you haven't. Movie is great, don't get me wrong, but the book is leaps and bounds superior.

              His ex wife and early teenaged daughter lived in L.A. at the time. That puts him on the other side of the country if he goes to Boston, and if you saw the movie, you saw his daughter visiting him in Oakland often during the summer. That angle wasn't as played up in the book, but that was very real.

              There was some interest from and with the Dodgers, but it never materialized, obviously. I think above all else he wanted to win in Oakland using their model. 20 years later, everyone is doing the same damn things and some are doing it better with more money. Book may have been the worst thing they could have done, but it was likely inevitable regardless of the book.

              He says he has no regrets. Most don't believe him. I do, based on all I have ever read about him.
              It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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              • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
                Read the book, if you haven't. Movie is great, don't get me wrong, but the book is leaps and bounds superior.

                His ex wife and early teenaged daughter lived in L.A. at the time. That puts him on the other side of the country if he goes to Boston, and if you saw the movie, you saw his daughter visiting him in Oakland often during the summer. That angle wasn't as played up in the book, but that was very real.

                There was some interest from and with the Dodgers, but it never materialized, obviously. I think above all else he wanted to win in Oakland using their model. 20 years later, everyone is doing the same damn things and some are doing it better with more money. Book may have been the worst thing they could have done, but it was likely inevitable regardless of the book.

                He says he has no regrets. Most don't believe him. I do, based on all I have ever read about him.
                I need to read the book. One of my favorite non-fiction books is “The Big Short” and as great as that movie is (better than “Moneyball” IMO), the book blows it away.

                The daughter angle makes sense. I just remember him bitching to Oakland’s owner about money and wanting to win it all. Then when he gets the offer to do just that for another organization, he turns it down...left me headscractching. Money wise he still made out like a bandit. Doesn’t he now have part ownership in the A’s and a couple of soccer teams?

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                • Originally posted by Irishize View Post
                  I need to read the book. One of my favorite non-fiction books is “The Big Short” and as great as that movie is (better than “Moneyball” IMO), the book blows it away.

                  The daughter angle makes sense. I just remember him bitching to Oakland’s owner about money and wanting to win it all. Then when he gets the offer to do just that for another organization, he turns it down...left me headscractching. Money wise he still made out like a bandit. Doesn’t he now have part ownership in the A’s and a couple of soccer teams?
                  I have read the Big Short and The Blind Side as well, but you have to read Moneyball if you haven't already.

                  I think initially, he was pissed that they could never keep their talent. That's when he realized he needed to figure out a way to do more with less. He wanted to win with Oakland, and Boston is way more high profile than Oakland, especially at the time when they still hadn't won anything since 1918.

                  The guy is doing fine, ultimately. Paul DePodesta (who was portrayed by Jonah Hill as Peter Brand) got a GM gig with the Dodgers, worked for Sandy Alderson wih the Mets and his now with the Cleveland Browns. They all did fine.
                  It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                  • Can anyone tell me how they just realized in the 8th inning that Justin Turner tested positive for Covid? I thought they took the test and got results back prior to the game and, if positive, sat out.

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                    • The Clayton Kershaw narrative might not have had Covid, but it died last night.
                      It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                      • Originally posted by IHateMarkMay View Post
                        Can anyone tell me how they just realized in the 8th inning that Justin Turner tested positive for Covid? I thought they took the test and got results back prior to the game and, if positive, sat out.
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                        • Originally posted by ab2cmiller View Post
                          <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">In the second inning tonight, the lab doing COVID tests informed MLB that Justin Turner’s test from yesterday came back inconclusive. The samples from today had just arrived and were run. It showed up positive. The league immediately called the Dodgers and said to pull Turner.</p>&mdash; Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) <a href="https://twitter.com/JeffPassan/status/1321303445136171008?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 28, 2020</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
                          i dont think this answers it. if it was inconclusive he shouldnt have been playing
                          Prehistoric

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                          • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
                            The Clayton Kershaw narrative might not have had Covid, but it died last night.
                            Who says money can’t buy happiness (and titles)???
                            This sig will not change until The Browns win the Super Bowl... So get real used to it.

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                            • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
                              The Clayton Kershaw narrative might not have had Covid, but it died last night.
                              As much as the haters want to argue otherwise, Kershaw is a first ballot Hall-of-Famer regardless of the WS outcome.

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                              • Twins will win the world series next season
                                Based Mullet Kid owns

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                                • Originally posted by NorthDakota View Post
                                  Twins will win the world series next season
                                  Count me in as a fan of that. I grew up playing baseball w/ their pitching coach, Wes Johnson. Good dude.

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                                  • Originally posted by Irishize View Post
                                    As much as the haters want to argue otherwise, Kershaw is a first ballot Hall-of-Famer regardless of the WS outcome.
                                    It's pretty much a slam dunk, but the team sports narrative for decades has been to judge individual greatness by team accomplishment. It's a giant pile of horse shit, but no one ever accused the public of being intelligent.

                                    Best starter without a World Series is now Zack Greinke, I suppose. Jacob deGrom won'[t get one so long as he's with the Mets.
                                    It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                                    • I don’t think anyone hates CK,... the trolls come out every October but that’s just internet bullshit. People hate his team and fan base tho,....
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                                      • I'm glad Andrew Friedman wins one. Deserves credit for winning one, as other smart GMs have won with big bankrolls too and are beloved. He took chicken shit and turned it to chicken salad in Tampa. Great partnership with Farhan Zaidi in LA and guys who have worked for Friedman are landing in other spots now running their own teams, and running them well.

                                        Obviously glad for Kershaw because his winning one, with the 24 other guys, shuts up a narrative that while ignorant has remained persistent.

                                        I'd want Mookie Betts on my team. That's just me, though.

                                        Rays GM Erik Neander is a good one too. $28M payroll. Incredible.

                                        Glad we got to see a season. Now we see what the hell happens next.
                                        It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                                        • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
                                          It's pretty much a slam dunk, but the team sports narrative for decades has been to judge individual greatness by team accomplishment. It's a giant pile of horse shit, but no one ever accused the public of being intelligent.

                                          Best starter without a World Series is now Zack Greinke, I suppose. Jacob deGrom won'[t get one so long as he's with the Mets.
                                          It is a slam dunk. Unless there’s going to be a new referendum on current HOFers who struggled in post-season play or just failed to be on a winning championship team. The list would fill this thread. Ted Williams is one that jumps to mind. Horrible WS performance in 1946 and he was embarrassed by it. Doesn’t mean he wasn’t the greatest pure hitter of the modern era.

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                                          • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
                                            I'm glad Andrew Friedman wins one. Deserves credit for winning one, as other smart GMs have won with big bankrolls too and are beloved. He took chicken shit and turned it to chicken salad in Tampa. Great partnership with Farhan Zaidi in LA and guys who have worked for Friedman are landing in other spots now running their own teams, and running them well.

                                            Obviously glad for Kershaw because his winning one, with the 24 other guys, shuts up a narrative that while ignorant has remained persistent.

                                            I'd want Mookie Betts on my team. That's just me, though.

                                            Rays GM Erik Neander is a good one too. $28M payroll. Incredible.

                                            Glad we got to see a season. Now we see what the hell happens next.
                                            Agreed. The fans who cry about money haven’t paid attention to the history of baseball. Does spending more money help? It sure does...if you select the correct players. The Yankees were always hated for “buying” championships but no one bothers to acknowledge that Steinbrenner threw millions at some horrible free agents & trades (Dave Collins, Ken Griffey, Omar Moreno, Tim Foli, Butch Wynegar, Eddie Whitson, Shane Rawley, etc) and had nothing to show for it from 1982-1992. This was before the skyrocketing free agency that existed after this era and today so the Yanks had very few competitions (if any) who were willing to throw money around like he was. You still have to throw the money at the right players. King George failed to do this back then.

                                            Then you have some of the wealthiest owners (Twins, Marlins, Royals for ex) in MLB who refuse to spend the money to build a championship contender & pocket the profit-sharing revenue they receive from the big market teams like the evil Yankees, Dodgers & BoSox. The Twins owner (Carl Pohlad) was one of the wealthiest men in America according to Forbes yet he was always trying to sell his team out to the highest bidder and refused to invest in the team like he could. He passed away in 2009.

                                            Despite Pohlad’s refusal to infuse big money into his team, the Twins won two WS (‘87,’91).

                                            The Royals won in ‘85 & ‘14

                                            The Marlins won in ‘97 & ‘03

                                            The Phillies won in ‘08

                                            The Angels won in ‘02

                                            The ChiSox won in ‘05

                                            None of the above teams had to spend on the level of what the Yanks, BoSox & Dodgers have done yet were able to win it all.

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                                            • Originally posted by ACamp1900 View Post
                                              I don’t think anyone hates CK,... the trolls come out every October but that’s just internet bullshit. People hate his team and fan base tho,....
                                              I’m speaking to casual sports fans. Most around me don’t follow baseball closely enough to realize what they’re even talking about. I even have friends that sincerely tell me “Man Kershaw just can’t perform in the post season”. He’s no Koufax but he’s also not as bad as casual fans (and trolls as you say) like to portray. They don’t remember the innings that Torre & Mattingly put on his arm when he was all they had as far as dominant pitching back in his prime. It’s all good. Probably bothered fans more than it did Clayton.

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                                              • Originally posted by Irishize View Post
                                                Agreed. The fans who cry about money haven’t paid attention to the history of baseball. Does spending more money help? It sure does...if you select the correct players. The Yankees were always hated for “buying” championships but no one bothers to acknowledge that Steinbrenner threw millions at some horrible free agents & trades (Dave Collins, Ken Griffey, Omar Moreno, Tim Foli, Butch Wynegar, Eddie Whitson, Shane Rawley, etc) and had nothing to show for it from 1982-1992. This was before the skyrocketing free agency that existed after this era and today so the Yanks had very few competitions (if any) who were willing to throw money around like he was. You still have to throw the money at the right players. King George failed to do this back then.

                                                Then you have some of the wealthiest owners (Twins, Marlins, Royals for ex) in MLB who refuse to spend the money to build a championship contender & pocket the profit-sharing revenue they receive from the big market teams like the evil Yankees, Dodgers & BoSox. The Twins owner (Carl Pohlad) was one of the wealthiest men in America according to Forbes yet he was always trying to sell his team out to the highest bidder and refused to invest in the team like he could. He passed away in 2009.

                                                Despite Pohlad’s refusal to infuse big money into his team, the Twins won two WS (‘87,’91).

                                                The Royals won in ‘85 & ‘14

                                                The Marlins won in ‘97 & ‘03

                                                The Phillies won in ‘08

                                                The Angels won in ‘02

                                                The ChiSox won in ‘05

                                                None of the above teams had to spend on the level of what the Yanks, BoSox & Dodgers have done yet were able to win it all.
                                                The 97 Marlins were a high payroll team but whatever, none of those teams sustained their success and the Dodgers have been in the NCLS or better how many years running now??? It’s because they out spent everyone not named Yankees (idc if it’s extending home grown or few agents),... the fact they were even in the Mookie trade sweepstakes is reason enough to force a salary cap,... just two cents
                                                Last edited by ACamp1900; 10-28-2020, 01:26 PM.
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                                                • Originally posted by ACamp1900 View Post
                                                  The 97 Marlins were a high payroll team but whatever, none of those teams sustained their success and the Dodgers have been in the NCLS or better how many years running now??? It’s because they out spent everyone not named Yankees (idk it’s it’s extending home grown or few agents),... the fact they were even in the Mookie trade sweepstakes is reason enough to force a salary cap,... just two cents
                                                  They also turned Turner, Muncy and Smith into better players by way of analytics and coaching.

                                                  For whatever it may be worth: The last three World Series winners have

                                                  1. Had a player with a $200 M+ contract
                                                  2. Ranked in the top-four in MLB payroll
                                                  It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                                                  • Originally posted by Irishize View Post
                                                    It is a slam dunk. Unless there’s going to be a new referendum on current HOFers who struggled in post-season play or just failed to be on a winning championship team. The list would fill this thread. Ted Williams is one that jumps to mind. Horrible WS performance in 1946 and he was embarrassed by it. Doesn’t mean he wasn’t the greatest pure hitter of the modern era.
                                                    Just looking at starters:

                                                    Don Sutton, Fergie Jenkins, Juan Marichal never won a World Series. Zack Greinke and Jacob deGrom have not won one yet to date.

                                                    Clemens was roided up and on the Yankees when he got his. The Braves Trio got one in the 1995 strike shortened season and had additional bites at the apple.

                                                    I think the entire discussion is silly. Kershaw is one of the best pitchers of his era regardless of last night.
                                                    It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                                                    • Originally posted by Irishize View Post
                                                      I’m speaking to casual sports fans. Most around me don’t follow baseball closely enough to realize what they’re even talking about. I even have friends that sincerely tell me “Man Kershaw just can’t perform in the post season”. He’s no Koufax but he’s also not as bad as casual fans (and trolls as you say) like to portray. They don’t remember the innings that Torre & Mattingly put on his arm when he was all they had as far as dominant pitching back in his prime. It’s all good. Probably bothered fans more than it did Clayton.
                                                      You have a lot of people that only watch in October or watch much more closely, so they see the small sample size of playoffs games as the end all be all of a player. You might see a starting pitcher twice in a series and if he's brutal in those appearances, the average goof that paid zero attention from April through September is inclined to think the guy is "overpaid" or he "choked". These water cooler conversations have been going on for decades and even with analytics now dominating the sport, they're never going to stop.

                                                      The World Series is a minimum of four games, max of seven. Taking that impression and forming any kind of absolute opinion about a player is pure nonsense.

                                                      The war is over and the bozos lost.
                                                      It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                                                      • I don’t think anyone worth anything to the discussion thought CK was anything but a 1st bal HoFer coming into this year. Again the hot takes bullshiters and internet trolls will always find something,... but they’re not important imo
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                                                        • Originally posted by NorthDakota View Post
                                                          Twins will win the world series next season
                                                          Yeah, I'm a Twins homer but no way that's happening. They should just try to win a playoff game first.

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                                                          • Originally posted by ACamp1900 View Post
                                                            I don’t think anyone worth anything to the discussion thought CK was anything but a 1st bal HoFer coming into this year. Again the hot takes bullshiters and internet trolls will always find something,... but they’re not important imo
                                                            Winning this World Series cleans some demons out of the haunted attic and while the more vocal critics fo Kershaw are aging and phasing out, they were still present. The HOF was never in question, but I'm sure had he not won a WS there would be that lack of validation on his resume simply because. Too many of these goofs still have audiences far and wide.

                                                            Baseball has not quite eradicated all of it's dinosaurs, but each year they seem to get closer and closer to the vaccine so many have longed for.

                                                            And with that, the White Sox will hire Tony LaRussa and America can't have nice things.
                                                            It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                                                            • I could use some dinosaurs honestly if the battle is between the old school and this math nerd, launch angle, strike out fest, Monster they are calling baseball currently,... I can’t wait until someone gets bold enough to go full on Whitey Ball and wins a pennant,... ‘but, but, but,... the algorithms say,....’
                                                              This sig will not change until The Browns win the Super Bowl... So get real used to it.

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                                                              • Originally posted by NorthDakota View Post
                                                                Twins will win the world series next season
                                                                you misspelled Braves

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                                                                • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
                                                                  Winning this World Series cleans some demons out of the haunted attic and while the more vocal critics fo Kershaw are aging and phasing out, they were still present. The HOF was never in question, but I'm sure had he not won a WS there would be that lack of validation on his resume simply because. Too many of these goofs still have audiences far and wide.

                                                                  Baseball has not quite eradicated all of it's dinosaurs, but each year they seem to get closer and closer to the vaccine so many have longed for.

                                                                  And with that, the White Sox will hire Tony LaRussa and America can't have nice things.
                                                                  I read/heard LaRussa is part of an ownership group looking for a franchise in Charlotte or Nashville. Gotta think that’s more appealing than managing again.

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                                                                  • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
                                                                    They also turned Turner, Muncy and Smith into better players by way of analytics and coaching.

                                                                    For whatever it may be worth: The last three World Series winners have

                                                                    1. Had a player with a $200 M+ contract
                                                                    2. Ranked in the top-four in MLB payroll
                                                                    I think you meant Chris Taylor but your point is well taken. All three changed their mechanics when they arrived in LA and it changed their careers for the better. Throw in Kiké Hernandez to that bunch as he wasn’t exactly in high demand when he landed in LA either.

                                                                    Turner was a journeyman w/ the Orioles/Reds/Mets
                                                                    Taylor was a no hit/good glove utility-man w/ the Mariners
                                                                    Muncy had been released by the A’s
                                                                    Kiké came up through Astros system and then bounced to the Marlins before being a contributor in LA.
                                                                    Jansen was a catcher who they transitioned to closer b/c of his arm (or what used to be his arm)

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                                                                    • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
                                                                      Just looking at starters:

                                                                      Don Sutton, Fergie Jenkins, Juan Marichal never won a World Series. Zack Greinke and Jacob deGrom have not won one yet to date.

                                                                      Clemens was roided up and on the Yankees when he got his. The Braves Trio got one in the 1995 strike shortened season and had additional bites at the apple.

                                                                      I think the entire discussion is silly. Kershaw is one of the best pitchers of his era regardless of last night.
                                                                      Sutton was on the Dodgers ‘88 roster but not on their postseason roster. I suspect they gave him a ring but you’re right he wasn’t truly on a WS winner. His timing was horrible. Rookie season was Koufax’s last season when they got beat by B’more in the WS. Lost to the A’s three-year buzz saw of domination in 1974 and then fell to the Yankees in back-to-back WS in ‘77-‘78.

                                                                      Dodgers finally win in ‘81 but he was in his first season w/ the Astros. Then makes it back again in 1982 w/ the Brewers who fell to the Cardinals (that was a great WS). Maybe it was karma for being a douchebag to teammates. He was a helluva pitcher though.

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                                                                      • Originally posted by ACamp1900 View Post
                                                                        The 97 Marlins were a high payroll team but whatever, none of those teams sustained their success and the Dodgers have been in the NCLS or better how many years running now??? It’s because they out spent everyone not named Yankees (idc if it’s extending home grown or few agents),... the fact they were even in the Mookie trade sweepstakes is reason enough to force a salary cap,... just two cents
                                                                        Money definitely helps and puts a team at an advantage but it’s not guarantee I was just pointing out that some franchises w/ owners just as wealthy or wealthier than winning franchises just refuse to spend.

                                                                        Of course now it’s more ownership groups vs some old rich white guy. There’s no rules against other teams spending more money. Some can’t and some won’t. There’s already profit sharing and none of the owners are held accountable as to what they do w/ their cut.

                                                                        I’d be open to a salary cap debate but to say it’s a panacea is a bridge too far for me. I just look at the NBA & NFL and see more repeat winners there than MLB. Plus, the MLBPA is the strongest union in the world; they’d never agree to a cap and would play the “evil, white, billionaire racist owners” card.

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                                                                        • This Dodger team has won how many divisions in a row? Is this era? Money or not, they're doing something right. Most recently I'd say it's hiring the two guys running their front office.
                                                                          It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                                                                          • Originally posted by ACamp1900 View Post
                                                                            I could use some dinosaurs honestly if the battle is between the old school and this math nerd, launch angle, strike out fest, Monster they are calling baseball currently,... I can’t wait until someone gets bold enough to go full on Whitey Ball and wins a pennant,... ‘but, but, but,... the algorithms say,....’
                                                                            There is no battle. War was over a long time ago.

                                                                            Punch and Judy ball versus today's pitching? Comedy Central.
                                                                            It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                                                                            • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
                                                                              This Dodger team has won how many divisions in a row? Is this era? Money or not, they're doing something right. Most recently I'd say it's hiring the two guys running their front office.
                                                                              They’re spending like drunken sailors,... that’s what they’re doing right ... lol
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                                                                              • Cardinals declined Kolten Wong's option for next year. Bad move

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                                                                                • Originally posted by ACamp1900 View Post
                                                                                  They’re spending like drunken sailors,... that’s what they’re doing right ... lol
                                                                                  You hadn't mentioned this before. Tell me more.
                                                                                  It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                                                                                  • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
                                                                                    You hadn't mentioned this before. Tell me more.
                                                                                    All the moneys,...

                                                                                    Also, Duck the Fodgers.

                                                                                    Lol. I’m very bitter right now. Living amongst suffering Doyer fans was one of the few things keeping my ND, Browns, Angels fan ass from jumping off a building,... stupid ass Braves
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                                                                                    • Originally posted by ACamp1900 View Post
                                                                                      All the moneys,...

                                                                                      Also, Duck the Fodgers.

                                                                                      Lol. I’m very bitter right now. Living amongst suffering Doyer fans was one of the few things keeping my ND, Browns, Angels fan ass from jumping off a building,... stupid ass Braves
                                                                                      I figured as much.

                                                                                      During their 8 year run, five different teams have won the AL East at least once. Winning this World Series flips the narrative on a lot of people. We'll see if they're here to stay a bit longer. San Diego may have something to say about it soon.
                                                                                      It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                                                                                      • They bought it however,... that’s the truth.

                                                                                        Lol
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                                                                                        • Originally posted by ACamp1900 View Post
                                                                                          All the moneys,...

                                                                                          Also, Duck the Fodgers.

                                                                                          Lol. I’m very bitter right now. Living amongst suffering Doyer fans was one of the few things keeping my ND, Browns, Angels fan ass from jumping off a building,... stupid ass Braves
                                                                                          I’d be bitter too. I’ve never lived in Cali but outside that state, I can’t imagine the Dodgers being more universally hated than Notre Dame football. I live in SEC country where most follow the Braves, Cubs or Cardinals. Guarantee you they hate ND more than they hate the Dodgers.

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                                                                                          • Originally posted by Rogue219 View Post
                                                                                            There is no battle. War was over a long time ago.

                                                                                            Punch and Judy ball versus today's pitching? Comedy Central.
                                                                                            Jeff Frye disagrees. #SheGone

                                                                                            LOL

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                                                                                            • In the spirit of Halloween and the Chicago White Sox, I am going to attempt to raise Earl Weaver from the dead.
                                                                                              It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                                                                                              • No shocker here, but the Tigers are likely to name AJ Hinch as manager before the end of the day.

                                                                                                Heard the Angels are looking at Jared Porter from the D Backs to interview for GM. This would be a very wise move to have a convo with him. Future GM, just depends on for whom.

                                                                                                Maybe Angels wait for Rick Hahn to quit the White Sox?
                                                                                                It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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                                                                                                • So, the Sox fire Cora just to rehire him back...?? Certainly not upset but surprised.

                                                                                                  He's a World Series winning coach already who would probably have his pick of job openings. He must really like Boston a lot to come back given that shit show of a pitching staff...

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                                                                                                  • Originally posted by Irish2155 View Post
                                                                                                    So, the Sox fire Cora just to rehire him back...?? Certainly not upset but surprised.

                                                                                                    He's a World Series winning coach already who would probably have his pick of job openings. He must really like Boston a lot to come back given that shit show of a pitching staff...
                                                                                                    Yes, that was brilliantly timed by Boston. Friday news dump at a time when a contentious POTUS election even trumps (no pun intended) a pandemic.

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                                                                                                    • Boston was never considering anyone else. And the news dump might be one of the most epic in history.

                                                                                                      The White Sox hire went from embarrassing to worse.

                                                                                                      Meanwhile, the Tigers hired AJ Hinch and have immediately gone to hiring a field staff which includes Michigan pitching coach Chris Fetters.

                                                                                                      Let your front office people do their jobs. Simple concept.
                                                                                                      It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.

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