OT Canzano: MLB to PDX group gets momentum, meets with Portland City officials

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  1. riverman

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    ping pong? I think Trump's hair is dumb....I didn't design his hair....obviously he thinks it's cool! For what it's worth I think intentional walks in baseball are dumb...I'd lose that rule in a heartbeat
     
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    three quarters of the team are standing around waiting for something to happen....kickers play about 40 seconds in a game if they're lucky...special teams guys as well....it's a sport designed for commercials and beer consumption pretty much...and they play once a week for the shortest season in pro sports
     
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    Gotta disagree. It’s part of the game strategy. But......love it when my team does it but absolutely hate it when the other team does it, especially when Bonds was playing.
     
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    I think it hurts the game...I want to see a pitcher take the challenge of striking out a home run hitter...watching Nelson Cruz run the bases after a walk is no fun...it's like watching DeAndre Jordan shoot freethrows because the other team couldn't stop a fast break..
     
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    I’d rather see the DH disappear. If the pitcher can’t hit, put in a pinch hitter.....or teach your pitchers how to hit. Baseball is a game for nine players, not ten..
     
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    Imagine designated free throw shooters in basketball ! I wish the two leagues would get on the same page and make pitchers pick up a bat..Roger Clemens didn't mind standing up to the plate and swingin' for the fences.
     
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    Basketball players have to do pretty much everything. Pitching and hitting are completely different, huge parts of the game, and are opposite of each other. Free throws are a small part of the game that requires players to be skilled in many different ways. I like the DH.
     
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    As a Mariners fan I like Cruz hitting and not playing outfield..but having played a lot of baseball...thanks for letting me know pitching and hitting are different
     
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    sort of like seeing a quarterback throw the ball out of bounds to avoid getting sacked
     
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    Dwight Gooden was a pretty good hitter also.
     
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    There are quite a few...I'm always surprised catchers aren't better hitters overall as much as they see pitches
     
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    It’s a rough position to play, legs are tired from the constant squatting.
     
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    I tried catching one game in high school....never again...I played first base a lot , some second base and center field...never had the arm to play shortstop or third base. I like first base...lot of action at first
     
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    There's action though. He has to throw it away because of a good pass rush, and almost gets sacked.
     
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    boring
     
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    Not really.
     
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    I already said..enjoy the sport...most people do..I'm not one of them.
     
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    I love football. However, I read somewhere that there is only like 13 total minutes of action over the course of a 3 hour game. That's wild.
     
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    That is wild. I had to Google that to believe it and in 2013..... it was only 11 total minutes per game.
     
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