DODGERS Around the MLB Thread

Discussion in 'Los Angeles DODGERS' started by MZA, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. irish

    irish DSP Staff Member Administrator

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    I'll take it a step further; I'm not a fan of interleague at all. How about a truly balanced schedule where we play each NL teams an equal amount of games?
     
  2. MZA

    MZA MODERATOR Staff Member

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    yeah, but with odd numbered teams, someone is gonna be left out. I can't wait till I'm commissioner and right this ship.
     
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    Buster Olney:
    good. i never liked that rule
     
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    told you we should have traded that fat fucker along with that fat fucker penny. why can we never trade high? or at all when a player has at least some value.
     
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    TuborgP DSP Legend

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    Would you trade Eithier now? I haven't heard much about him since the end of the season and with Ned now crying broke I wonder.
     
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    i would have traded him last year
     
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    I actually like the second WC card team idea, and don't mind a one game playoff at all. It puts more weight on winning your division and causes WC teams to limp into the Division Series with their pitching rotation all fucked up. I think it will seriously hurt the WC's and we can stop watching the Marlins win world series.

    I never liked the "you can't play a team from your division in the Division Series." Retarded idea. It means you wind up with division rivals playing in the LCS, so who cares?

    The Division Series should be a Best of 7. (So 1-7-7-7)

    The season should absolutely be shortened to 154 games. Baseball should NEVER be played in November (nor on Halloween for that matter).

    Interleague play and unbalanced schedules are two of the best things to ever happen to baseball. Quit hatin'.
     
  9. irish

    irish DSP Staff Member Administrator

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    This
     
  10. MZA

    MZA MODERATOR Staff Member

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    I don't know why, but I just hate the division series going 7. But I agree with Mouse that this puts pressure on teams to go out and actually win their division. Will it suck for us if we are the guys who lose that one game playoff, absolutely, but we'd be bitching about any other teams that did go on as wild cards and win it all. it makes every game more important.

    but shorten the season. 154 is perfect as a season. i'm just not in favor of the world series in november. it's called the fall classic, not the winter classic!
     
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    southerndodgerfan Dodgers Enthusiast

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    Fucking A. A few of us said it but no one listened. He could have netted us an assload.
     
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    Verlander wins AL MVP.
     
  13. irish

    irish DSP Staff Member Administrator

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    ^ IMO a pitcher should not win MVP. Ever!
     
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    doyerfan MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator

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    Ya know, I use to kinda feel these way until I heard this simple argument used for Verlander against Ellsbury, but could be used or any pitcher vs. hitter argument:

    The main argument against it is that hitters have a bigger impact playing everyday compared to pitchers playing once every 4-5 days.

    However, for example: Verlander faced 969 batters in 2011, and Jacoby Ellsbury had 732 ABs (both in full years)
     
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    irish DSP Staff Member Administrator

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    I hear what you're saying doyer, but we could also argue that on his 3-4 off days between starts he had zero impact.
     
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    Bautista getting 4th and 5th place votes is absurd.
     
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    irish DSP Staff Member Administrator

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    Agreed. IMO, it should have been between Ellsbury, Bautista and Cabrera -- and Granderson shouldn't have even been in the conversation. 41 HR's is MVP caliber, a .262 BA is not.
     
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    This X 10
     
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    And allow the players to use steel bats and take them around the bases Rollerball style.
     
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    This I like!
     

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