The Polaroid Random Thoughts Baseball Thread

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Tron

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Let's doooooo this!!! @Tron @tullamore.
Don’t forget @Archie

Yeah I was starting to think this was going to drag on until May/June.

And on a personal note, the yearly guys trip to Vegas starts at the end of April so having MLB games to wager on out there is HUGH.

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12 teams make the playoffs (MUCH better than 14 IMO Wally and the current format)

And they somehow managed to save the 162 game schedule.
 

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Took a boosted Mets future (+1500 for $100) when they started sports betting in NY. So ill be following both locals.

Bought a bag of peanuts at the grocery this AM. Pumped.
 

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Okay so about 10% of the season has been played so some observations. So could there be a NYC subway WS this season? Let's hope not and if only one in it better not be the Mets for me!

The top 3 in the NL West look strong again! The Orioles, Tigers, and Rangers again look like AL bottom feeders. All have huge -run differentials so they are what they are. What is there to root for in the Motor city these days.

And the Reds a 3-19 start. David Bell must be odds on fav to be 1st manager fired and only contract through 2023 so even cheap Reds probably won't hesitate saying adios.

The White Sox and Braves have been a little disappointing so far. And my Phillies so-so so far have played MLB high 20 games against >.500 record opponents while Yankees sit at low of 4 games. It's still very early but +/- run diff. says though a fav to win AL East Blue Jays might not end as good as predicted?

And lastly, as a SJersey grown person the greatest ever to come out of the area, Mike Trout, has the Angels on top of the AL West. Not thinking it will hold up but one thing these days on top of my baseball rooting list is Trout getting to the postseason (hasn't been nearly enough) and playing extended baseball once there.
 

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The Marlins winning 7 in a row and being 2 games behind the Mets in the loss column didn’t make in to your highlight post, Mr.M? Made me sad. :(
 

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The Marlins winning 7 in a row and being 2 games behind the Mets in the loss column didn’t make in to your highlight post, Mr.M? Made me sad. :(
Bro, didn't realize they had that! Plus thought Marlins weren't overachieving that much? Are they? Was just looking at stuff from MLB standings, you know run+/-, >.500 and not knowing individual stats at all really.

What I do know is if your Marlins played my Phils in Miami every week, we be in last place and the Fish in 1st lol!

You follow and know way more than me what's going on, maybe if spare time give us early analysis of INDIVIDUAL stats on maybe player's looking good for batting titles? HR leaders? RBI? Cy Young contenders? and important stat never realized existed as a kid like what OPS? few others you know are relevant to value of players? :hattip:

LET'S GET SPORTS BACK AS AT LEAST GAMELIVE'S 21th MOST RELEVANT DISCUSSION CATEGORY!:facepalm
 

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Tronnnnaaayyyyy!!!

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So the Pirates won today 1-0 though they got no hits ..... of course the way their season has gone no surprise it was against the Reds!
 

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Celtics better put up a showing tonight.
76ers had absolutely no one who could guard Butler. Key I believe is how good of a job Smart does on Butler. He didn't get DPOY for nothing. You know Casp how physical he can be and that could frustrate Jimmy?
 

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76ers had absolutely no one who could guard Butler. Key I believe is how good of a job Smart does on Butler. He didn't get DPOY for nothing. You know Casp how physical he can be and that could frustrate Jimmy?
Out for tonight’s game. So is Horford.

9-3 game in Sox game.
 

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Wasn't following .... WTF injuries and how long they out? Tatum and Brown better get 30+ each or couple other guys have to step up.
Smart will miss the 1st game. I doubt any more than that. Horford, I still don’t know why.

Neismith has stepped in well so far tonight.
 

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Jimmy Butler ate that Celtics butt

<———diehard 1980’s Celtics fan