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I Just have a problem with the term "drop" on that ball. He didn't catch it but he didn't drop it either.

That's fair. It wasn't a drop like the Jones drop against the Yankees. But it was a ball that he didn't come up with. There were two very tough plays in CF last night in opposite directions. The guy in the white uniform made his, the guy in the gray uniform didn't.

If that was Jones, there would be several pages of criticism.

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An 11 page thread on an idiotic idea. Fortunately most of the thread has little to do with the original silly post.

Far as the OP. We are 2.5 games back and are tied for the 3rd best record in the AL despite some pretty poor SP. We are also getting back the guy (Chen) who many would argue is the best starter of the lot. Gausman has had his struggles but is showing enough IMO to believe he will get better. When you consider all that its really silly to assume this team will fall out of contention. Could they...sure....will they... I tend to doubt it.

If anything they should be looking to add pitching not sell it. If you want to discuss trading JJ this offseason then fine but till then he should stay here as we have no immediate replacement available and despite the OP's prophetic prognostication of impending doom we are likely to stay in the hunt.

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Maybe, but the objective person would say that 3 of 4 for BOS is more likely than 3 of 4 for the O's. Probable out come is the O's avoiding a sweep. Look at a the pitching matchups. I think a sweep of the SUX would require flying pigs.

Well, it looks like your idea of an objective person would have been utterly and totally wrong, then. Which team has the better odds of winning three out of four now? And how are those pigs flying odds looking? Go O's!

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I think there are two different discussions going on here; some are trying to objectively evaluate the two teams, and others are pumping themselves up as homers who hate the red Sox. I hate the Red Sox because their fans are obnoxious, but I respect their team.

I am pretty much in the former camp, but I respect your right to respect the Red Sox. Team. Ted Williams was good.

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Well, it looks like your idea of an objective person would have been utterly and totally wrong, then. Which team has the better odds of winning three out of four now? And how are those pigs flying odds looking? Go O's!

We own the Red Sox.

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