May 9-11: Twins (15-14) @ SOX (15-15)

Discussion in 'Game Day' started by Cheeses, May 8, 2017.

  1. sycked
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    sycked If you loved me, you'd all kill yourselves today.

    Just once
  2. IWMB
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    IWMB Resident Umpire

    Just missed a ball in BP. Wasn't paying attention, it hit above us on the Kraft Kave sign then bounced off our table. [​IMG]
  3. Cheeses
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    Cheeses Chárles le Brun Cupcake Mod

    All the beers of the Midwest locations are closed.

    :davidcross:
  4. BeviBall
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    BeviBall No wallet. No crack. Not me.

    Just tuned in. 6-0.

    :andruw:

    You guys get your shirts at least?
  5. y2chae
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    y2chae Panda

    Sycked just texted me that he already left :biglaff:
  6. sycked
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    sycked If you loved me, you'd all kill yourselves today.

    Highlight of the game was zmz's attempt to get a second shirt.
  7. CaptainBallz
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    CaptainBallz Windowlickin' Good

  8. Cheeses
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    Cheeses Chárles le Brun Cupcake Mod

    I came, I saw, had the Buona Beef, drank the Surly.

    :wipehands:
  9. Cheeses
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    Cheeses Chárles le Brun Cupcake Mod

  10. Cheeses
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    Cheeses Chárles le Brun Cupcake Mod

  11. maurice
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    maurice Gangster of Love

    Robertson strikes out the side on 12 pitches. He must be looking pretty good to every contender without a closer right now.

    Meanwhile, Davidson leads the team in HR despite only 68 ABs.
  12. Cheeses
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    Cheeses Chárles le Brun Cupcake Mod

  13. zmz
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    zmz By the Banks of the River Chicago

    Utter failure.

    Other highlights:

    Me and sycked going in the same gate at the same exact time :gg:
    Beers of the Midwest stands closed
    Sycked leaving in the 2nd inning to go to Marias
    Cheeses whipping out the :oldman: glasses and ipad to google something
    IWMB +1 asking how we knew each other and I quickly just said "Lots of mutual friends"
  14. y2chae
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  15. IWMB
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    IWMB Resident Umpire

    She was just being polite, she knows it's from here :lol:
  16. y2chae
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    y2chae Panda

  17. IWMB
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    IWMB Resident Umpire

  18. skottyj
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    skottyj Owner of Many Baseball Hats

    Fuck off on that. My son has been to 6 games this year and hasn't bothered anybody.
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  19. Cheeses
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    Cheeses Chárles le Brun Cupcake Mod

    In my defense, my phone was being a complete gay gentleman the whole game, so I could only get a decent signal on my iPad.

    :shrug:
  20. IWMB
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    IWMB Resident Umpire

    Were you on the park WiFi?
  21. BeviBall
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    BeviBall No wallet. No crack. Not me.

    Has to be. With the upcoming settlement (2024), he surely can't afford a data plan on an iPad.
  22. Cheeses
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    Cheeses Chárles le Brun Cupcake Mod

    T-Mobile :airquotes: LTE.

    :bernie:
  23. IWMB
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    IWMB Resident Umpire

    Next time you're there just sign into the WiFi and it'll be there every time you go.
  24. Alanzo
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    Alanzo Well-Known Member

    Tim Anderson advancing to third on a fly out immediately after a batter sacrificed him over to second has got to be some of the dumbest White Sox baseball in a couple of years, and that's saying something.
  25. Cheeses
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    Cheeses Chárles le Brun Cupcake Mod

    :noted:

    Didn't know such a thing existed.
  26. IWMB
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    IWMB Resident Umpire

    MLBAM installed WiFi at every ballpark 2 or 3 seasons ago. Free and works great.
  27. maurice
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    maurice Gangster of Love

    You wanted him to stay at second? You think the batter hit a SF to LF on purpose?
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  28. skottyj
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    skottyj Owner of Many Baseball Hats

    Next time Cheeses goes to a game I'm going to text RISE ABOVE on him.
  29. Cheeses
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    Cheeses Chárles le Brun Cupcake Mod

    Yeah, not understanding the issue here.

    What was a lot worse was Davidson getting thrown out at third base by 10 feet for the third out.
  30. Alanzo
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    You probably are confusing the situation as I don't think you can get sac flies when you are making the second out.

    To start the inning Anderson singled.

    Narvaez bunt sacrificed Anderson second -- 1 out.

    Garcia next hit a fly out to left -- Anderson riskily advanced to third with 2 outs and was pretty close to being thrown out. Top of the order was due up. No need to risk a 3rd out when you're already in scoring position and down by one.
  31. IWMB
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    IWMB Resident Umpire

    No, you can't have a sac fly if the running doesn't score. It's just a fly out.
  32. BeviBall
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    BeviBall No wallet. No crack. Not me.

    :this:
  33. IWMB
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    IWMB Resident Umpire

  34. Alanzo
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    Alanzo Well-Known Member

    Yes.. Like I said. The sacrifice was the bunt not the sac fly to left field that didn't happen.

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  35. skottyj
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    skottyj Owner of Many Baseball Hats

    Can we all just talk about how much we hate Cheeses?
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  36. Iwritecode
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    Iwritecode Writing Code Again

    It was a gamble but he was safe. It would've been considered a worse decision if he'd been thrown out. Don't make the last out at 3rd and all that. But he did give himself the opportunity to score on a wild pitch/passed ball.

    I've seen worse baseball decisions. :shrug:
  37. Alanzo
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    If you're going to be stupidly aggressive then do it with 0 outs and try to steal second so a (much more useful) bunt out puts him on 3rd with 1 out. Instead we got this mishmash of super conservative and super aggressive in back to back plays.

    None of this matters because this team showed how capable they are at ineptitude by fucking up bases-loaded <=1 out at least twice in the past week.
  38. maurice
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    maurice Gangster of Love

    :helloexactly:

    In sports, a "bad" decision is always forgiven if it works. This is literally the only time I've ever seen somebody complain about such a thing without qualifying the complaint.

    When I coach basketball, I tell the kids that nobody will criticize them if they take a good shot and miss, or take a bad shot and make it. It's only a problem if they take a bad shot and miss.

    Nobody here is a fan of sac bunting guys from 1B to 2B with no outs, but Anderson's decision is completely independent from that.
  39. Alanzo
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    Last edited: May 12, 2017
  40. maurice
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    maurice Gangster of Love

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  41. y2chae
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    y2chae Panda

    If you are a good 'bad shot' maker in the NBA like Steph Curry, Westbrook or Kobe Bryant, Dirk, Rose, MJ were in their prime, then it's fine to take traditionally bad shots. If you are Josh Smith chucking up 3's when you make 20% of them, then it's almost always a dumb shot even if it goes in.

    That said, baseball is a different sport. Not many people have the speed to do what Anderson did. But it's clear Anderson does have the speed, so the gamble was worth it. Now if AJ or Konerko had tried that, it would've been a dumb move.
  42. IWMB
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    IWMB Resident Umpire

    Also, who cares? Team sucks. Gamble all you want if it entertains me, just don't fuck your leg up or something.
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  43. chops
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    chops never met prope

    I hit on 20 once with the dealer showing a 10, hit an Ace. Laughed at my buddy who was dealing, he called me a fucking rat (he also had 20)

    :shrug:

    Extremely dumb on my part, of course.
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  44. Alanzo
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    Sounds more like a positive development.

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