MLB Spring Training...

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by fendrguitplayr, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. fendrguitplayr

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    Cant' come soon enough as far as I am concerned. Sox could be pretty good this with the addition of Price and Kimbrel, but I have some concerns about the offense.
     
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    Dodgers....plenty of starting pitching...mostly lefties and still no big bats. yeesh
     
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    Well the Yankees have Chapman now and he wont face charges. Great way to get me excited, but who will be their own cheaper home-grown felon to coddle? I feel left out! The Pinstripe are smeared again.
     
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    Totally agree. Ethier and Puig had really mediocre performances last year (considering what they earn). I hope that Corey Seager and Joc Pederson have big performances this year. Same with Alex Guerrero, I think he's too good to be stuck in a pinch hitting role
     
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    The Indians should pitch and catch, but they won't hit worth a darn. They did their usual cheapskate act and signed a couple of old guys way past their prime (Mike Napoli and Rajai Davis). They could get lucky and squeak into the playoffs, but they will need to find a hitter somewhere to have a real shot.
     
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    But we will have largest scoreboard in baseball and the fewest number of seats. :rolleyes:
     
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    The Astros are still in the American league and nobody is hacking them so far.
     
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    The Astros added a reliever in Ken Giles. Maybe you Philly guys can provide a scouting report.

    I think there are a couple of prospects that will probably make it to the Bigs this year. We are supposed to have a stud 1st base prospect they could bring up.
     
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    A lot of anticipation building around here for the Cubs. Should be interesting to see how it pans out, it'll be a different experience for them this year having the weight of expectations on their shoulders.
     
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    The A's made a lot of moves in the bullpen. Hopefully the guys they picked up can do the job. And I really hope we don't end up fighting for next to last place again.
     
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    I know. Year two of the Pandley era. Yikes!
     
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    The fact that they took out all those seats tells you all you need know about the owners plans regarding spending money to win. We sold out 455 straight games when the team was winning.
     
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    He won't be getting any of my money this year.
     
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    Baltimore Orioles games will look like football scores; 14-10, 13-7, etc.
    Their starting pitching is mediocre....at best.

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    I've been hopeful about the Tigers for about 58 years. Remember listening to them on my little crystal radio in bed, staying awake under the covers way past bedtime on a summer night. My hope for this Detroit team springs eternal, unlike my constantly wavering faith in the Lions.

    Some decent stuff going on in the organization but pitching will probably drive me crazy more than anything else this season, as in many previous ones. Pretty sure they're gonna be rebuilding for a year or two, and my hope is that it works.
     
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    They need to figure out what to do with Greg Bird. He showed he was ready for 'the show', but they've got Tex (1B) and ARod (DH) taking up all the available spots.
     
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    Cubs all the way.
     
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    Wholesale changes in Seattle - including the GM, Manager, and 80% of the roster. Funny thing is, we're kind of excited about it. Why keep most of last year's disaster around? I see a few "experts" predicting a finish between 6 and 10 games over .500 - and a wildcard spot. Pump the brakes, guys. But still, at least we'll be watching a bunch of new people. Plus Junior goes into the HOF this year, and that will be a big deal in Seattle. Could be a fun year.
     
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