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Nunez is a bad third baseman And Ben is making excuses. Grrr.

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2 minutes ago, Il BuonO said:

Well, shoot. Nunez.

Shoot Nunez?

A bit much, I’m thinking.
 

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1 minute ago, Philip said:

Shoot Nunez?

A bit much, I’m thinking.
 

🙂

No need to shoot him.

Just take away his IF gloves.

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Just now, Philip said:

So, ummmmm, if Fry departs, who are our lefties?

asking for a friend...

He just doesn't seem like a major league pitcher. I would have more confidence in Donnie Hart wherever he is.

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