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The Rubber Match (vs. DODGERS, 9/12)

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Just now, spiritof66 said:

Fox announcers aren't paying that much attention to the game. Just as well, since they have little to add. Don't these guys do any preparation?

I noticed that too. It seems like they are calling the game from a studio at Fox Sports in Los Angeles. 

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30 minutes ago, OsFanSinceThe80s said:

I noticed that too. It seems like they are calling the game from a studio at Fox Sports in Los Angeles. 

Makes you wonder how a guy like Kenny Albert got a gig like this. Hard to figure. :rolleyes:  

Interesting non-analysis of Ruiz's baserunning. It's just baseball, so apparently it's not worth discussing.

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9 minutes ago, Moose Milligan said:

Wow.

Well I guess if there was an ugliest player in MLB contest, you could start and stop it just by looking at this Gonsolin guy.  That's a face only a mother could love.

Just my opinion, but he's got a ways to go to catch the former Tiger Don Mossi.

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