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Thursday, Sept 16: last game vs the Yankees, in the twilight

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12 minutes ago, scOtt said:

Why does it seem the Skanks have a true "Murderer's Row" every single year?

 

 

To answer my own Q, because they DO!

 

 

They haven't been this year.  19th in Runs Scored.

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I did not know that there was a game early this afternoon, and sadly, I do not care. Ellis is not the answer to any meaningful questions, And it seems like those questions have to wait for a later date, because almost nobody on the current roster offers anything, despite what Wildcard claims. I wish they would shut Mancini down for the rest of the season Shut down Severino and bring up somebody else, and yes Steve, anybody else warm bodies galore, throw a dart pick a guy bring him up.

Even if it’s a non-prospect, bring them up give him a couple of days in the show. God knows they deserve it.

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