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post #2991 of 3692 (permalink) Old 02-13-2013, 08:36 PM
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I thought it was common knowledge if you want to actually watch guys talk about baseball MLB Network was the way to go. MLB Tonight = GOAT. Like the Red Zone channel except, well, it doesn't cost extra.
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post #2992 of 3692 (permalink) Old 02-13-2013, 09:08 PM
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This is true. I was listening to ESPN LA and they were praising the GIANTS.
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I thought it was common knowledge if you want to actually watch guys talk about baseball MLB Network was the way to go. MLB Tonight = GOAT. Like the Red Zone channel except, well, it doesn't cost extra.
That is absolutely, 100% true.

I also enjoy Clubhouse Confidential.

As a Tigers fan, you might find this interesting:

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/mlb...ge-pirates.ap/

I saw Inge hit a walkoff Grand Slam for the A's last season in Oakland against the Blue Jays shortly after Oakland acquired him for 3B.



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I don't get the MLB Network. Poverty cable service provider and broke college student checking in.


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post #2994 of 3692 (permalink) Old 02-13-2013, 09:30 PM
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Inge was quite the polarizing figure in Detroit. People either loved him dearly or hated his guts. While he was really only an 8 or 9 hitter, it's amazing he got as much press as he did. When he struggled the year+ before the Tigers waived him, people got on him hard. Still a decent MLB player that could get a starting spot on bottom 10 teams in the league or as a quality bench player.
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We just started getting MLB network on campus this year. Watched Hot Stove this morning. Good talk about the Royals.

As for dem Mets, I'm pleased that they're putting Bobby Parnell in as the closer.



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Inge was quite the polarizing figure in Detroit. People either loved him dearly or hated his guts. While he was really only an 8 or 9 hitter, it's amazing he got as much press as he did. When he struggled the year+ before the Tigers waived him, people got on him hard. Still a decent MLB player that could get a starting spot on bottom 10 teams in the league or as a quality bench player.
Yes, I remember that time period well, watching the occasional Tigers game on national TV or whenever, and all of the talk of Inge failing to produce. You're right, though, and he seemed to add a lot to the A's in 2012, maybe a bit more with the intangibles in the clubhouse than anything else, really. (That and 3B has been a gaping hole for the A's since Eric Chavez wasn't continually on the Disabled List, so he was really needed.)

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As someone who always looks for who's getting the "Best Shape of His Life!" stories, it's grand to see Lincecum be given that honorary annual spotlight. I'll take it, Baseball Gods, I'll take it.



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Dub thinks he's posted something truly terrifying above. Well, I've got it beat:




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So... odds Lincecum gets another DUI(is that just alcohol, or any drug?) this season?

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Trout looks fat there lol.

DUI is anything, but most of the time alcohol.


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