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Posted by posty on 04 April 2015 - 09:59 PM
RAYS (vs. C. Tillman - R)
1. John Jaso (L) DH
2. Steven Souza Jr. ® RF
3. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
4. Evan Longoria ® 3B
5. James Loney (L) 1B
6. Desmond Jennings ® LF
7. Logan Forsythe ® 2B
8. Rene Rivera ® C
9. Kevin Kiermaier (L) CF
(C. Archer - R)
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Posted by Nyblazer11235 on 21 November 2014 - 05:34 PM
Started him last night....me and my league mates after the 90 yarder
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Posted by The Czar on 01 April 2015 - 06:00 PM
With the money I won in my leagues last year I got my old man and my brother playoff tickets to game 5 of the NLCS where Ishikawa hit the game winning homerun.
I thought my Dad was going to cry. It was his first playoff game.
One of my favorite stories (probably for the rest of my life)...thought it was pretty cool.
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Posted by SuperSurgeMC on 18 November 2014 - 08:22 PM
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Posted by The Harsh on 26 May 2014 - 12:36 AM
As RW Forums posting volume has increased, so has the number of these types of posts. While it's understandable if it's happened unintentionally, it's also becoming clear Fantasy Baseball Talk is becoming overrun with BC posts, and the other aforementioned posts which are hijacking player discussion. Again, if it's someone learning for the first time, or if it's done inadvertently, we get that - but too many veterans are contributing to the problem. We cannot stress this enough: this problem tends to grow exponentially because too many people see others doing it and think it's okay, but this only worsens the issue. Lead by example and use the appropriate threads!
Fantasy Baseball Talk is to help promote general fantasy discussion that's usable for the entire community. To keep this focus, for those who can't stop - harsher penalties, including temporary disabling of posting privileges (or longer in the case of repeat offenders following prior penalties) will be applied. Hopefully, this won't be necessary - but as all posters agree to abide by the CoC and Posting Rules when they join, notice that BC posting will need to be done in the BC Forum is clearly necessary.
Given that the rules are well-known to returning members, we trust this reminder will help returning members keep Main Forum discussion for the community at large and away from AC/team content, and help new members avoid future problems as well.
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Posted by kimchi_chigae on 09 April 2015 - 09:59 PM
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Posted by Max Rockatansky on 10 February 2015 - 01:47 AM
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Posted by Scottie15 on 07 November 2014 - 12:51 PM
For old time's sake..
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Posted by Sine_cera on 14 October 2014 - 02:08 PM
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Posted by Golden Spikes on 16 June 2014 - 02:13 PM
My fondest moment on a personal level of Tony Gwynn would have to have come in 1993.
I was playing JUCO at Grossmont, and was working for the San Diego School of Baseball at the time as an assistant (shag balls, set up, clean up, basically do whatever they ask). One afternoon after one of the hitting clinics was over, there were 2 of us assistants hanging around getting things cleaned up. Tony stayed late to sign autographs for every kid in attendance (well over 1000). I had spoken quite a bit to Tony over the year, he knew me, he addressed me by name, he never made me feel like just a random person, anyways as he was walking out one day, he asked me how my season was going. I was doing pretty good, and had been working on taking the ball the other way (as a lefty) so I brought up my approach to him.
He put down his stuff and went into the cage with me, asking me to show him rather than tell him. For about 15 mins he sat and watched as I attempted to replicate his 5.5 approach. I was a pretty good "slappy" type hitter, your prototypical 80's 90's style no 2 hitter. Anyways he didnt say anything for 15 mins, which I thought was odd. I always was used to a mouth in my ear every time I hit. From my Dad, to my high school coach, up to Eddie Olsen at GC.
After I was done he took a few swings, and showed me a couple tips. It was amazing. When he hit in the cage, he wasnt that 5.5 guy, and he explained to me that when he is at the plate his approach is always to hit it through the pitchers legs, cause there is nobody there to get you out. So while hitting he proceeded to hit 10 consecutive pitches right back through the hole in the net where the ball came out (roughly the size of a softball) I was in shock. He told me also that if you work on hitting the ball the other way in the cages, when you get in the game that pitch is going to be coming a little faster, and you are going to foul alot of pitches off, which made sense.
To wrap up, I thanked Tony and started about my cleanup, he said goodbye and was walking to his car, when I saw that 32-30 still leaned against the cage with a pair of brand new Franklin batting gloves on it (the ones he wore that day at the camp) I grabbed them and chased him to his car, saying Tony you forgot your stuff, to which he replied.
"Those aren't mine D."
That summer I played in a wood bat league and stupidly although successfully used Tony's bat to the tune of a .432 BA, but broke it during the last game of the season. I kept it in shards for a couple years, but after a few moves it disappeared.
I will always have that memory of Tony. What a man, what a hitter, what a human being
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Posted by Queequeg on 07 January 2014 - 12:46 PM
He's owned by my main rival in one of my leagues and I couldn't be any happier. It's the necessary evil in fantasy lol. I'm sorry for you guys in the rotoworld forums community though, you all get one big virtual hug from me > <
I'm not an Anderson owner, but this is the kind of remark you should keep to yourself.
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Posted by kidtwentytwo on 21 February 2015 - 10:08 AM
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Posted by markdash on 23 January 2015 - 01:05 PM
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Posted by THE_MAGIC_MAN on 19 December 2014 - 03:46 PM
mustache candidate would go to steven adams
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Posted by FearTheBeard on 23 March 2015 - 07:36 PM
Anyone else looking forward to FearTheBeard's closer compilation, assuming he does one like he did last year? Closernews, espn, mlb, closermonkey are all nice, but I prefer the one in these threads.He's probably down at ST right now taking notes
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