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Old 08-04-2019, 04:43 AM
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Default Cruz amazes with 2nd 3-HR game in 10 days

Baldelli: 'What we’re watching right now...I haven’t seen anything like it'


https://www.mlb.com/news/nelson-cruz...r-3-homer-game


"Cruz might very well be enjoying the hottest stretch of his 15-year career -- yes, now, less than a year away from turning 40. Not that it’s surprising to anyone around him."


Yeah, I bet you haven't seen anything like it because the game has never been as ginned up to enable these types of outcomes.
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Old 08-04-2019, 07:11 AM
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Agreed. The AAA and MLB balls need to be taken to an open area, blown up, and never seen again.

There is a lot of talk about three true outcomes and baseball and all, and I tend to end up somewhere in the middle, but I am *sick* of the home runs.

But I'm not the marketing expert MLB is listening to.
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Old 08-04-2019, 12:00 PM
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Agreed. The AAA and MLB balls need to be taken to an open area, blown up, and never seen again.

There is a lot of talk about three true outcomes and baseball and all, and I tend to end up somewhere in the middle, but I am *sick* of the home runs.

But I'm not the marketing expert MLB is listening to.

Is MLB lowering the mound next year? A fan I know swears they are. I see no evidence of that.
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Old 08-04-2019, 12:21 PM
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He's found a new masking agent for his steroids, I see.
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Old 08-04-2019, 06:15 PM
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He's found a new masking agent for his steroids, I see.

That's what I thought when the Twins came to town and basically played home run derby. It was Bash Brothers again. It was McGuire vs Sosa again. That the Twins training staff had discovered something new.
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Old 08-04-2019, 06:53 PM
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That's what I thought when the Twins came to town and basically played home run derby. It was Bash Brothers again. It was McGuire vs Sosa again. That the Twins training staff had discovered something new.
I don't believe the team would be doing anything other than turning a blind eye to it. Even in the worst years no team was actively helping a player find steroids and showing them how to use them. It was all on the players to do that. The teams just ignored it.
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Old 08-05-2019, 06:49 AM
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He's found a new masking agent for his steroids, I see.
I'm glad I'm not the only one thinking this; combine whatever he's taking with MLB's answer to the pelota, and balls are flying out at a dizzying pace.

And it's boring.
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