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Two things came to mind when I read the article. 1. The guy is a tool 2. Don't make wisecracks to drunk folks.
posted by blakrain at 05:26 PM on July 25
true dat. and even if he went to a contender, I suspect he would be relagated as a middle relieer becasue his stuff isn't "flashy" no 100 mph fastballs to impress folks. Which is too bad. we have all seen pitchers with supersonic arms that can't hit a salad plate much less the inside plate
posted by blakrain at 04:47 PM on July 18
I was watching the All Star Game and Saw Trevor Hoffman come in. No he isn't Rivera, but he has more saves then Riveral and NO ONE will ever mistake his stuff as overpowering. Rivera has one devistatingly good pitch, Trevor has...nothing... yet he seems to get it done. If Rivera is a no brainer to go in, Hoffman should be because he has done more with a LOT less
posted by blakrain at 04:30 PM on July 18
It does seem intresting that the only ones caught with roids were marginal players byt the ones widley ASSUMED to be using are big name players. I tend to agree that no amount of muscle can overcome a perfectly thrown 0-2 splitter all the time.
posted by blakrain at 04:48 PM on June 19
for fear of asking a dumb question is there a difference between rughby and austraillian ruled football?
posted by blakrain at 06:04 PM on June 14
oops sorry souble post
posted by blakrain at 05:22 PM on June 14
is it me? or dies it seem the D backs have some of the shittiest luck, Sexton comes to mind.
posted by blakrain at 05:21 PM on June 14
posted by blakrain at 04:05 PM on June 14
The story gets me thinking about folks that are twice his age that have not one, but SEVERAL DUI's and just keep doing it. And if you talk to them, they genuinely don't "get it". I hope JJ has the point driven home to him the first time so that the first time is the ONLY time.
posted by blakrain at 06:18 PM on June 13
My favorite moment was when the reporter walked up to the kid and asked him what was the hardest part. The look on the reporter's face when he answered was great! If theat wasn't a "well Duh" kind of answer I don't know what is. Kudos to the kid.
posted by blakrain at 04:58 PM on May 22
I recall that MVP stands for MOST VALUABLE PLAYER not the BEST player. Once the Clippers figured out to posse up on Nash like he was a Lebron or Kobe, we found out that as far as talent goes, I admitt, he is REAL average but his effect on the team is undeniable when folks treat him like an average player Nash shines .No Nash, Suns don't get out of the first round of the playoff even with Amarie healty. That's why Nash got it last year and why he deserved it this year. I would have had no problem with Lebron getting it either, but seriously, who elase deserved it? If Chauncy were out, the Pistons still would probably be where they are without missing a beat. Kobe? I personally don't think the voters are completely comfortable with him, even though he has managed to stay reasonably out of trouble and was HUGE for the Lakers. The Suns got to the confrence finals last year with their style so it is viable. The question is can it win a championship?
posted by blakrain at 04:05 PM on May 19
I am mor amazed by the fact that the Suns can hang in a game where they shoot like crap. I had heard that they couldn't won close games. a Suns Mavs confrence finals would be intresting to watch.
posted by blakrain at 02:59 PM on May 16
Say, Didn't Isah coach the Pacers to a Finals one year?
posted by blakrain at 05:26 PM on May 15
"Americans boo the Canadian national anthem out of stupidity and jealousy (because it's time to admit it, folks -- The Star-Spangled Banner sucks)" I don't know about the jealousy part but I have never been a fan of the Anthem.. IN fact, How many have actually heard ALL of the "Star Spangled Banner" OMG it's LOOOOOONG.. BTW what is "spangled" anyways? Who even uses that phrase?
posted by blakrain at 05:16 PM on May 15
How does being a player's manager equate to "poor strategy"? Bobby cox is cinsidered a "genius" but for all of their times in the playoff (15 years I think) they have been to the WS ,what TWICE? and won ONCE. Ozzie gets to the WS in less than 3 years, wins it on the first shot.. and people as asking for sugar for their Hater-Aid.
posted by blakrain at 05:54 PM on April 28
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