MLB - America's Pastime

Discussion in 'Sports' started by devo2002, Sep 25, 2019.

  1. lolocastsb

    lolocastsb Adventurer

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    I've only been three times but I've always loved going to Dodger Stadium. As a lifelong A's fan and ex-season ticket holder, my expectations may be lower than others lol
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  2. Benduro

    Benduro L.A. face with the Oakland booty Supporter

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  3. Wa Ho Thuk

    Wa Ho Thuk Long timer

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    Kinda wish I'd been in Anaheim stadium after a rock and roll show when the pot plants started popping up :D
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  4. BillsR100

    BillsR100 Happy Paleoflatus

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    This field of dreams game is awesome.
    The A-10 flyover surprised me!... again...awesome.
    I love the whole idea.
    I looked, yes, the game does count!!!

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  5. MTS1960

    MTS1960 damn greeny Supporter

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    Neat opening segment for the field of dreams game

    https://streamable.com/9kypsv

    I missed most of the game. It looks it would have been a good time
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  6. Benduro

    Benduro L.A. face with the Oakland booty Supporter

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    I watched a good bit of it.

    Then I started watching clips from our last game against Cleveland.

    Murder.
  7. OuttaMyWay

    OuttaMyWay I shook his hand!!!!!1! Supporter

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    End 8. That was weird. An ad for a new Clint Eastwood movie used the Ennio Morricone soundtrack from The Mission.

    And fuck Joe Buck. This game needed Vin Scully.
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  8. Wa Ho Thuk

    Wa Ho Thuk Long timer

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    Dammit , I forgot about this . Please don't post a score , maybe I can find it in replay . Baseball in it's purest form .
  9. Beelzabob

    Beelzabob I used to go at Ludicrous Speed. Supporter

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    That was truely beautiful in so many ways. MLB finally got something right.
  10. Jim Moore

    Jim Moore Let's Go, Brandon!

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    A cool idea, a good game, and it looked like the players were having a good time. My only quibble is that tickets were $375 apiece, and they were being scalped for $3000 prior to the game. It takes a little bit away form the "America's pastime" theme when you realize you're sitting in a cornfield next to a bunch of rich douchebags.
  11. Prime Mover

    Prime Mover Always hopeful, yet discontent Supporter

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    I made this Score Sheet last night in Excel. I've really been enjoying scoring the Indians/Guardians games this last couple of weeks.
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  12. Wa Ho Thuk

    Wa Ho Thuk Long timer

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    How about this Tyler Gilbert kid tossing a no hitter against the Padres in his first MLB start :clap
  13. Benduro

    Benduro L.A. face with the Oakland booty Supporter

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    Well, except for having to watch the soulless Yankees play.

    At least the Sox old timey uniforms were cool.
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  14. Benduro

    Benduro L.A. face with the Oakland booty Supporter

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    Can you imagine how good he feels?

    Never been done before.

    And there've been a hell of a lot of good pitchers pitching their professional debuts against much softer bats than the Daddies.
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  15. jmlmjmjm

    jmlmjmjm Long timer

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    That’s what makes baseball so good. You never know what’s going to happen. First pitcher since the 50’s to pitch a no hitter in his first start. His family was there, it was electric!

    I did not go but my son and daughter-in-law were there. As a lifelong fan and charter season ticket holder I would’ve loved to have been there…..
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  16. fyrfytr

    fyrfytr B.U.F.F.

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    Hoping he‘s okay after that shot to the head:eekers



    Also, the Dirty Sox just got pushed out of the wild card spot:clap
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  17. Benduro

    Benduro L.A. face with the Oakland booty Supporter

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    I know.


    Fuuuuck.
  18. Benduro

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  19. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    That hurt to watch. Reminds me of when Rodney hit Charlie Culberson in 2019 at Nationals Park. I was in row 15 on that pitch and heard his bones break. The guy with me insisted the ball hit the bat. Nope, there is no confusing the sound of a ball hitting a bat with the snapping of an orbital.
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  20. Benduro

    Benduro L.A. face with the Oakland booty Supporter

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    Athletics starting pitcher Chris Bassitt. (Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports)

    Chris Bassitt releases emotional statement after getting hit in game


    by Alicia de Artola2 hours agoFollow @PenguinOfTroy
    Oakland Athletics pitcher Chris Bassitt released a thankful statement on Twitter after being hit in the face by a line drive.

    Chris Bassitt has a great deal to feel thankful for today.

    The Athletics pitcher was hit in the face by a line drive while pitching against the White Sox on Tuesday and had to be carted off the field. It was one of the scariest moments in a long while, with the whole baseball world hoping for good news.

    On Wednesday afternoon, Bassitt released a statement on Twitter sharing his thoughts on the situation for the first time publically.

    “From the bottom of my heart, I’d like to thank the @whitesox and @Athletics staff, front offices, and owners. The support my family and I’ve received has been overwhelming. I’d also like to thank Rush University Medical Center and their staff,” Bassitt tweeted. “God is good. Can’t wait to get back!”

    Chris Bassitt suffered fractures but escaped any damage to his vision
    Bassitt’s tweet was a huge relief on the heels of some great updates on Wednesday morning.

    Jon Heyman reported that Bassitt suffered a fractured cheekbone and upper jawbone. When the swelling subsides, he’ll undergo surgery. As bad as that sounds, it could have been much worse. Fortunately, all other scans came back clean and his vision was not affected.

    Bassitt was facing Brian Goodwin in the second inning when the batter made contact and sent a line drive straight for the mound. It’s one of those things every pitcher and their families fear. Unfortunately, the ball made contact with the side of Bassitt’s face. He went down immediately and had to be carted off the field with a towel pressed against his cheek, thankfully fully conscious throughout.

    The 32-year-old was having the best season of his career with a 12-4 record, an ERA of 3.22 and his first All-Star nod.
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