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The Rangers are going to win. Let's be honest.

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This isn't a team of destiny, it's a team of overachievers that have run out of luck. I bet our DH couldn't even hold a Ranger jock-strap, letalone play for them. We trot him out each night like he's going to hit 7 homeruns in 6 games. NOT GONNA HAPPEN. And we have like, elevnty-billion people under the age of 14 on the roster. Not one of them knows how to conduct themselves, especially that third baseman. They'll probably defecate at the sight of the Rangers lineup tonight. And have you seen Yu Darvish?! He's Japanese. Not Chen-style Japenese, but REAL BIGTIME Japanese. Think '95 Nomo before the league figured him out. He's unbeatable and unhittable. He'll probably strike out 30 tonight, just because he can. Josh Hamilton will hit 4 homeruns in his first at bat, and as he's rounding third for the fourth time, he'll sign his contract with the Yankees on the spot. That's the kind of guy he is. A Yankee. And we all know how unbeatable the Yankees are, right? And don't even get me started about coaching. We have a no-winning, non-plussed hack for a skipper. They have a 2.5-time world series runner-up at the helm. And he's bald. BALD I TELL YOU!!!!!

Game over, man. Game over.

29-0 Texas

But what if da O's have Mini Ditka?

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We won 93 games this year.

93 'one game playoffs' if you will.

I am just as anxious as the next guy about tonight, but let's remember, this is just one game and the Orioles won 93 this year, so there is no reason for us to think that we can't do it again tonight.

At the end of the day, baseball is the same game these guys have been playing their whole lives, just a bit more pressure and on a bigger stage, but still the same game all of the O's have played since they were kids.

Have some faith.

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New to basaeball are you? We lets begin by saying it's 3 strikes for and out and 4 balls for a walk..........after that the rest is pretty much meanngless in a single ball game. The best example I can think of is the game against Sheilds the other day. I haven't seen a game pitched as well in years. He struck out 15. But he made one mistake and so he lost 1-0. The O's have 9 20+HR hitters in their line up. Any pitcher facing them has to be be near perfect. They are undisciplined and strike out a lot, but it's hard to avoid hanging a slider ponce in a while. It's what I call a punchers chance. And afte 6 innings the O's are hard to score on so the Rangers better get it done before then.

The Orioles had 5 players with 20+ home runs this year. This all coming from the guy with an alternate username he uses to give himself positive reputation. Well your posts don't all have thumbs up rep on them...did the mods catch onto this, or did you just stop repping yourself from another account?

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Obvious troll is obvious. This has consistently been his act.

Yea, after reading a few more of his posts, I get it now. I'm not sure though, I wouldn't say Rangers fan in disguise, they're probably all concentrating on talking about the game tonight. Disgruntled red sox fan? Nahh, they're all either still wallowing in misery or cheering for Valentine getting the boot.

That's it then, gotta be a MFY fan just trying to stir the pot.

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New to basaeball are you? We lets begin by saying it's 3 strikes for and out and 4 balls for a walk..........after that the rest is pretty much meanngless in a single ball game. The best example I can think of is the game against Sheilds the other day. I haven't seen a game pitched as well in years. He struck out 15. But he made one mistake and so he lost 1-0. The O's have 9 20+HR hitters in their line up. Any pitcher facing them has to be be near perfect. They are undisciplined and strike out a lot, but it's hard to avoid hanging a slider ponce in a while. It's what I call a punchers chance. And afte 6 innings the O's are hard to score on so the Rangers better get it done before then.

You think steroids don't help players hit more/further hrs. "they just use em to stay ont he field..."

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The Rangers have the edge in starting pitching tonight. But quite often I will look at a game's starting pitchers and think no way my team will win, but they do. Pitchers have bad days, others rise to the occasion. Besides Buck will have a short hook.

What I hope is that the Orioles see the ball better and start hitting tonight. They slumped badly in Florida, but a day off and the playoff atmosphere may change things around quickly. I'd love to see the Orioles put up a big crooked number early in the game, while others were expecting that of the Rangers.

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I'd be more confident if it was more than a one game series.

Against TEX? I'll take the one game almost random shot. And if we win I'll prefer the series v NY, starting at home.

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The Orioles had 5 players with 20+ home runs this year. This all coming from the guy with an alternate username he uses to give himself positive reputation. Well your posts don't all have thumbs up rep on them...did the mods catch onto this, or did you just stop repping yourself from another account?

Wha???

:rofl:

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Wha???

:rofl:

I think that guy believes Gordo's idiosyncratic habit of putting a thumbs up on all his posts means that he has an alter ego pos-repping all his posts. You don't even know where to begin debunking that...

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