OT Classy way for Ichiro to retire.

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  1. Mediocre Man

    Mediocre Man Mr. SportsTwo

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    Because like our economy it kills the middle class. Baseball is so analytical that teams are paying stars, then filling rosters with minor leaguers to offset that money
     
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    I did not think he was going to take so many at bats. Glad they won the two games anyway but could have lost trying to give him a special sendoff.
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    Oh imagine that, they lose their first two games........ that would ONLY leave them with 288 more games to try to make them up!
     
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    162 more without counting playoffs or preseason rookie!
     
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    porkchopexpress Well-Known Member

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    I think you meant to say "including postseason". I mean, it is the M's
     
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  6. BonesJones

    BonesJones We got shooters.

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    How?!
     
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    tlongII Legendary Poster

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    SIeepwalker The lone sane poster

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    Well, one of our young players (22y) went from almost never playing (and sucking on the rare at bats he got) to all of the sudden batting over .300 with 100 RBI and 30 Homers last season (keep in mind they play 20 less games than in the MLB, too), we have another shit ton of young players with ton of potential primed for a breakout year, to go along with the best shortstop and the best pitcher in the league, AND we just signed the last 2 years MVP.

    So yes, I'm pretty fucking hyped
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    So your excited about a player who succeeds 3 times out of 10 attempts? .............I'm messing with you FAMS. I can't stand baseball, I can respect the history of it, but you just won't catch me watching it. It is BRUTAL to cover it, trust me.
     
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    Strenuus Global Moderator Staff Member Global Moderator

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    To be fair, a good shooter in the NBA only makes around 50% of his shots on average.

    ;)
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    EXACTLY my point. A baseball player does there job right 50% of the time, they wouldn't know what to do. Send him directly to the Hall of Fame.
     
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  12. Strenuus

    Strenuus Global Moderator Staff Member Global Moderator

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    DAMNIT, you missed MY point.

    I'll meet you by the truck tomorrow night! We gonna talk with our fists.

    :biglaugh: who am I kidding, I live in my moms basement.
     
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    Besides, any physical altercations arranged through S2 must be held at Mt. Tabor as that's where the commish SlyPokerSquirrel resides.

    squirrel on steroids.jpg
     
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