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17 minutes ago, Gurgi said:

I can live with bad.  It is just this historic bad that gets me down.  

100%. Historic bad with better options that might as well be getting some experience and not hurting their own future.

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Just now, survivedc said:

100%. Historic bad with better options that might as well be getting some experience and not hurting their own future.

But have someone in the media point it out and folks go mad defending them. 

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Just now, Can_of_corn said:

But have someone in the media point it out and folks go mad defending them. 

I’m personally incensed that someone would dare write and article and not cover every single nuance and make it seem as if this plan isn’t foolproof.

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1 minute ago, survivedc said:

100%. Historic bad with better options that might as well be getting some experience and not hurting their own future.

Got Jamai  up and Mateo playing short. It's a start...

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 It’s only four innings, on pace for 36 runs

No that’s not quite right they’re on pace for 27.

But after a certain point, who is counting.

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5 minutes ago, scOtt said:

I have the sound muted. What'd they play?

I was afraid someone would ask.  I heard the riff in the background and just can't place it in a song right now 

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