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Discussion in 'Sports' started by Murphy Slaw, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. Murphy Slaw

    Murphy Slaw Long timer

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    I like the Cubs this year. :huh

    I gotta go to Wrigley one more time before they re-model. I'm from the old school and love it like it is.
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  2. HarveyMushman

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    Your Cubbies have better pitching this year, it seems.

    I need to get to Wrigley too. Is there a firm schedule for the re-model?
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  3. Murphy Slaw

    Murphy Slaw Long timer

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    After this season, I think.

    I'll miss Tony Campana.
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  4. vettex2

    vettex2 X-Racer

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    LET'S GO GIANTS !
    Repeat !
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  5. zippy

    zippy Hinter dem Feld

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    Go Rays !!



    wrigley field is awesome. I got to see a game when I was sent to class in Chicago.

    atmospehere in and around the stadium is electric
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  6. BluffU

    BluffU Adventurer

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    Go O's!!! also i would love to visit Wrigley before they remodel.
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  7. bobobob

    bobobob badbadbad

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    We're the best team until October for 22 years.

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  8. Murphy Slaw

    Murphy Slaw Long timer

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    I bet Tony Campana leads the league in stolen bases if the Diamondbacks play him.

    That guy is a BLAST to watch.
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  9. RxZ

    RxZ Legal Drug Dealer

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    Well, pitching should be fairly decent from the Ranger's this year, but they have lost a lot of offensive production. Shouldn't be a bad year, but I am not holding out for a World Series run until I see a few spring training games :1drink

    Oh, apparently MLB has already charged my CC for MLB.tv. Can't watch the Rangers or Astros due to blackout restrictions, but thankfully there are a lot of other teams I enjoy watching as well.

    Here's to a great season :freaky
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  10. Murphy Slaw

    Murphy Slaw Long timer

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    Heck, yea....

    I don't understand how the morons figure the blackouts. But I do remember some weird issues last year with TBS / Cubs.

    I'm at the bottom of the State, on the Ohio River and it's WAY closer to St Louis.

    Whatever...
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  11. RxZ

    RxZ Legal Drug Dealer

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    Well, for me if I am in Texas then I get blacked out of Texas games. Nevermind that in El Paso you are the same distance to LA teams as you are to Houston! :eek1
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  12. Murphy Slaw

    Murphy Slaw Long timer

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    Yea, you Texans have it rough.

    What is it, like 5 out of the top 10 cities for job growth?

    :huh

    The Astros are in the AL this year, eh?
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  13. RxZ

    RxZ Legal Drug Dealer

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    Yeah, low taxes keep businesses moving here, among other things.

    A lot of people were actually very surprised when Boeing moved to Chicago a few years ago. Their final choice was between the DFW area and Chicago. They claimed they chose Chicago based on the shorter flight times to the north east, which I get (lobbiest in DC, more flight options to Europe, etc). Seems like over time the taxes would be much greater up there though :dunno

    And yes, Astros are in the same division as the Rangers now. Seems odd, but good as well. I think they are trying to create some kind of rivalry like other states have with local teams.
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  14. Plungerhead

    Plungerhead Been here awhile

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    My poor Astros are indeed in the AL this year, but hell it can't be any worse than the last 3 years. :eek1
    I'm a transplanted Texan, been living in the Memphis area for 18 years. I miss going to the 'dome. I've been back to Houston for a couple of games at Minute Maid Park but I just miss going to 20 or 30 games a year like I did back in the 80s.
    It is going to be strange playing in the AL from now on........
    Good Luck guys! GO ASTROS!!!!!!!!!!!
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  15. Murphy Slaw

    Murphy Slaw Long timer

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    It's getting closer.

    I'm ready for some BASEBALL......
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  16. Murphy Slaw

    Murphy Slaw Long timer

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    The Cubs are undefeated.

    I just had to say that, and NOT on April Fools Day.....
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  17. PoundSand

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    They are now in a much stronger division. And almost got a perfect game pitched against them in the second game of the year, and got blanked two games in a row. It can get much, much worse!
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  18. Murphy Slaw

    Murphy Slaw Long timer

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    Well.

    That didn't last long.....

    :rofl
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  19. HarveyMushman

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    Thinking of heading up to Chicago after MotoGP @ Indy to see the Nats at Wrigley. What's a good, affordable section to sit in?
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  20. liquidsmile

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    Bravos are off to a 7-1 and start. :clap

    Hey Cub fans, how you like those Upton brothers. :gdog

    I hope we can go deep in the playoffs this year. If our bats stay hot, we should have a chance.
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