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Manny was completely justified for reacting the way that he did. Even if I disagree with fighting in general, and even though I hate the thought of him being suspended, there was no excuse for what Ventura did. None. He throws 99 MPH and he recoils, so there is serious life on that fastball that could do a lot harm. Someone on ESPN commented that Giancarlo Stanton missed the remainder of a season after getting hit in the face with an offspeed pitch. This was not an offspeed pitch, and if it had been any higher who knows what it could have done.

As for throwing at the Royals, the Orioles kicked their asses last night and if Givens was trying to dust up Cain, mission accomplished. Leave it at that. There's no need to go down the rabbit hole, and no need to potentially lose your only real consistent starter when you have rotation problems tonight. If the umpires and the league have any guts they issue a warning right from the get go tonight, and they're watching everything. I'm more worried about one of our guys getting plunked or dusted as is. The Orioles got their payback, and get it even further with a win tonight. Let that be the end of it.

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Don't you guys ever tire of opposing teams beaming our best players? They do it every single year. And our pitchers do nothing.

All they do is just sit around and suck on it.

The facts simply don't back you up. Manny has been hit 11 times in his entire big league career -- twice this year. If I thought that other teams had a pattern of drilling our best players because they thought they could get away with it, I'd be fine with retaliating to put a stop to it. But I see no evidence that this is happening, or that retaliating would put us in a better position to win baseball games.

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I don't think Buck goes for the retaliation bit just beat the tar out them and send them home dragging butt, BUT all bets are off if they drill one our guys again, it's going to be REAL UGLY if that happens.

I would bet some good money there will be pre-game warning to both benches.

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Manny was completely justified for reacting the way that he did. Even if I disagree with fighting in general, and even though I hate the thought of him being suspended, there was no excuse for what Ventura did. None. He throws 99 MPH and he recoils, so there is serious life on that fastball that could do a lot harm. Someone on ESPN commented that Ginacarlo Stanton missed the remainder of a season after getting hit in the face with an offspeed pitch. This was not an offspeed pitch, and if it had been any higher who knows what it could have done.

As for throwing at the Royals, the Orioles kicked their asses last night and if Givens was trying to dust up Cain, missing accomplished. Leave it at that. There's no need to go down the rabbit hole, and no need to potentially lose your only real consistent starter when you have rotation problems tonight. If the umpires and the league have any guts they issue a warning right from the get go tonight, and they're watching everything. I'm more worried about one of our guys getting plunked or dusted as is. The Orioles got their payback, and get it even further with a win tonight. Let that be the end of it.

Nice Post.

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Does the CBA allow trades to the WWE?

Don't have time to read the article, but I thought it was telling that Chris Davis got to the scene faster than Salvador Perez...

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I don't think Buck goes for the retaliation bit just beat the tar out them and send them home dragging butt, BUT all bets are off if they drill one our guys again, it's going to be REAL UGLY if that happens.

Buck doesn't and what sweeter revenge, then back to back homers, immediately afterwards.

“I didn’t have much doubt with how they’d respond,” Showalter said.

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Don't have time to read the article, but I thought it was telling that Chris Davis got to the scene faster than Salvador Perez...

The whole Oriole bench, knew ahead of time, what was going to happen.

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The whole Oriole bench, knew ahead of time, what was going to happen.

Yes, you are right about that. But I also think Perez is tired of having to save Ventura's bacon....

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Buck doesn't and what sweeter revenge, then back to back homers, immediately afterwards.

Yep I could not have wrote that script any better. PAYBACKS ARE HE!! :thumbsup1:

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If Manny hadn't charged the mound and we drilled one or two royals up 9-1, our near future would look a lot brighter than it does now

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9/11/15 Givens plunked K. Morales the same game Davis got hit and broke his bat on the ground. BTW, get over it. So much for being calm under fire.

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9/11/15 Givens plunked K. Morales the same game Davis got hit and broke his bat on the ground. BTW, get over it. So much for being calm under fire.

But Morales wasn't hospitalized, so that's not good enough.

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That's what adults do. They let the babies have their tantrums, and we go about our business like pros.

Everyone seems ok with Mannys tantrum, even if it costs a suspension. Manny and Buck talked about Manny getting hit before the at bat so they both had time to do a cost/benefit analysis of the various reactions. O's would have been better off had manny stayed put and than os pitchers retaliating

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9/11/15 Givens plunked K. Morales the same game Davis got hit and broke his bat on the ground. BTW, get over it. So much for being calm under fire.

Givens didn't plunk the guy, Buck doesn't play that game.

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