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  • mrussel1 said:
    Blake Snell is a filthy pitcher.  He might no hit the Indians today.  
    I think he's the AL Cy Young award winner, which is funny since the Rays went to the opener so many times this year.
    Him or Verlander.
  • xavier mcdanielxavier mcdaniel Somewhere in NYCPosts: 8,255
    mrussel1 said:
    Blake Snell is a filthy pitcher.  He might no hit the Indians today.  
    I think he's the AL Cy Young award winner, which is funny since the Rays went to the opener so many times this year.
    Him or Verlander.
    `Very close, I think if you measure where a team would be without him, Snell might edge Verlander for it.
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  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 9,355
    edited September 12
    mrussel1 said:
    Blake Snell is a filthy pitcher.  He might no hit the Indians today.  
    I'm sorry, what? 

    You want to make a wager?
    Sure, what odds are you giving me?
    Read the post again if you didn't hear me.  
  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 9,355
    Too late.. he gave up a solo shot in the 7th.  Still, he has been nasty...  98 mph heater and then drops a curveball consistently at 81.  
  • mrussel1 said:
    Too late.. he gave up a solo shot in the 7th.  Still, he has been nasty...  98 mph heater and then drops a curveball consistently at 81.  
    Great pitcher.  Should be on a better team.

    Also the Indians are starting to wake up a little bit.

    How about them A's?!?  Man are they doing good!!!
  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 9,355
    mrussel1 said:
    Too late.. he gave up a solo shot in the 7th.  Still, he has been nasty...  98 mph heater and then drops a curveball consistently at 81.  
    Great pitcher.  Should be on a better team.

    Also the Indians are starting to wake up a little bit.

    How about them A's?!?  Man are they doing good!!!
    They are good.  I'm glad the Indians probably won't have to play them.  I actually feel slightly better about the Astros in the divisional vs the A's.  
    And the Indians are meh right now.  Fortunately Miller is back, Donaldson is in the lineup and hopefully Bauer will be ready to go in the next week.  At that point, we need to amp up the intensity.  
  • Cliffy6745Cliffy6745 Posts: 26,402
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:
    Too late.. he gave up a solo shot in the 7th.  Still, he has been nasty...  98 mph heater and then drops a curveball consistently at 81.  
    Great pitcher.  Should be on a better team.

    Also the Indians are starting to wake up a little bit.

    How about them A's?!?  Man are they doing good!!!
    They are good.  I'm glad the Indians probably won't have to play them.  I actually feel slightly better about the Astros in the divisional vs the A's.  
    And the Indians are meh right now.  Fortunately Miller is back, Donaldson is in the lineup and hopefully Bauer will be ready to go in the next week.  At that point, we need to amp up the intensity.  
    Crazy talk.  I am 90% sure the A's are gonna beat the Yanks, but no way you can prefer the Astros over them with the A's pitching injuries and Verlander/Cole/Morton/Keuchel.
  • mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:
    Too late.. he gave up a solo shot in the 7th.  Still, he has been nasty...  98 mph heater and then drops a curveball consistently at 81.  
    Great pitcher.  Should be on a better team.

    Also the Indians are starting to wake up a little bit.

    How about them A's?!?  Man are they doing good!!!
    They are good.  I'm glad the Indians probably won't have to play them.  I actually feel slightly better about the Astros in the divisional vs the A's.  
    And the Indians are meh right now.  Fortunately Miller is back, Donaldson is in the lineup and hopefully Bauer will be ready to go in the next week.  At that point, we need to amp up the intensity.  
    Crazy talk.  I am 90% sure the A's are gonna beat the Yanks, but no way you can prefer the Astros over them with the A's pitching injuries and Verlander/Cole/Morton/Keuchel.
    The Indians Bullpen is getting healthy again too!

    The A's just keep on winning no matter what happens, Astros too even with Keuchel and his up and downs.
  • Cliffy6745Cliffy6745 Posts: 26,402
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:
    Too late.. he gave up a solo shot in the 7th.  Still, he has been nasty...  98 mph heater and then drops a curveball consistently at 81.  
    Great pitcher.  Should be on a better team.

    Also the Indians are starting to wake up a little bit.

    How about them A's?!?  Man are they doing good!!!
    They are good.  I'm glad the Indians probably won't have to play them.  I actually feel slightly better about the Astros in the divisional vs the A's.  
    And the Indians are meh right now.  Fortunately Miller is back, Donaldson is in the lineup and hopefully Bauer will be ready to go in the next week.  At that point, we need to amp up the intensity.  
    Crazy talk.  I am 90% sure the A's are gonna beat the Yanks, but no way you can prefer the Astros over them with the A's pitching injuries and Verlander/Cole/Morton/Keuchel.
    The Indians Bullpen is getting healthy again too!

    The A's just keep on winning no matter what happens, Astros too even with Keuchel and his up and downs.
    The A's do keep winning regardless, but you're crazy to take the defending champs with those 4 pitchers over the A's and their depleted staff in a short series.
  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 9,355
    Sometimes you just play better against certain teams.  I don't like the way the Indians have played against the A's at all this year.  We were a bit better against the Stros.  Plus, we know Verlander inside and out and have an excellent record against him.  
    Although I had forgotten about the Manaea injury.  
  • Cliffy6745Cliffy6745 Posts: 26,402
    mrussel1 said:
    Sometimes you just play better against certain teams.  I don't like the way the Indians have played against the A's at all this year.  We were a bit better against the Stros.  Plus, we know Verlander inside and out and have an excellent record against him.  
    Although I had forgotten about the Manaea injury.  
    Fair....i guess.  He's out next year too.  Brutal.
  • mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:
    Too late.. he gave up a solo shot in the 7th.  Still, he has been nasty...  98 mph heater and then drops a curveball consistently at 81.  
    Great pitcher.  Should be on a better team.

    Also the Indians are starting to wake up a little bit.

    How about them A's?!?  Man are they doing good!!!
    They are good.  I'm glad the Indians probably won't have to play them.  I actually feel slightly better about the Astros in the divisional vs the A's.  
    And the Indians are meh right now.  Fortunately Miller is back, Donaldson is in the lineup and hopefully Bauer will be ready to go in the next week.  At that point, we need to amp up the intensity.  
    Crazy talk.  I am 90% sure the A's are gonna beat the Yanks, but no way you can prefer the Astros over them with the A's pitching injuries and Verlander/Cole/Morton/Keuchel.
    The Indians Bullpen is getting healthy again too!

    The A's just keep on winning no matter what happens, Astros too even with Keuchel and his up and downs.
    The A's do keep winning regardless, but you're crazy to take the defending champs with those 4 pitchers over the A's and their depleted staff in a short series.
    You've already conceded the wildcard game to the A's then?

    I know I have.

    The A's would play Boston when they win though, right?  It's WC winner vs the #1 seed?
  • Cliffy6745Cliffy6745 Posts: 26,402
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:
    Too late.. he gave up a solo shot in the 7th.  Still, he has been nasty...  98 mph heater and then drops a curveball consistently at 81.  
    Great pitcher.  Should be on a better team.

    Also the Indians are starting to wake up a little bit.

    How about them A's?!?  Man are they doing good!!!
    They are good.  I'm glad the Indians probably won't have to play them.  I actually feel slightly better about the Astros in the divisional vs the A's.  
    And the Indians are meh right now.  Fortunately Miller is back, Donaldson is in the lineup and hopefully Bauer will be ready to go in the next week.  At that point, we need to amp up the intensity.  
    Crazy talk.  I am 90% sure the A's are gonna beat the Yanks, but no way you can prefer the Astros over them with the A's pitching injuries and Verlander/Cole/Morton/Keuchel.
    The Indians Bullpen is getting healthy again too!

    The A's just keep on winning no matter what happens, Astros too even with Keuchel and his up and downs.
    The A's do keep winning regardless, but you're crazy to take the defending champs with those 4 pitchers over the A's and their depleted staff in a short series.
    You've already conceded the wildcard game to the A's then?

    I know I have.

    The A's would play Boston when they win though, right?  It's WC winner vs the #1 seed?
    Yeah, I think the A's win.  Yanks are playing their worst ball at the worst time.  Pitching has been generally solid, so you never know, but bats are ice cold and I have no confidence in Judge coming back healthy.

    But yeah, the winner goes to Boston.
  • David Wright FINALLY retires.

    About 5 years overdue.

    He was good when he was healthy though.

    Anyone think that the Mets will retire his number?  They are really stingy with that sort of thing.
  • cutzcutz Posts: 7,501
    David Wright FINALLY retires.

    About 5 years overdue.

    He was good when he was healthy though.

    Anyone think that the Mets will retire his number?  They are really stingy with that sort of thing.
    Yes, i think they will retire his number.
  • WobbieWobbie Posts: 23,893
    Fuck. the. d**gers.
    If I had known then what I know now...

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