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Re: MLB 2020
« Reply #20 on: July 31, 2020, 01:07:46 PM »
Yeah now the Cards are suffering a setback and cancelled games, does not look good
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Re: MLB 2020
« Reply #21 on: August 01, 2020, 03:40:08 AM »
The wild thing is, I think sports have been fairly progressive and prudent when it comes to restarting. The bubbles, delays, no fans, etc., would make you think they'd be fine. But they're not. Just shows how real this virus is.
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Re: MLB 2020
« Reply #22 on: August 01, 2020, 10:56:50 AM »
UFC has been alright for the most part from what I can tel, but that's also one on one, so you're not having nearly as many potential risks as you would in baseball. Figure it's still largely on the MLB, as (with maybe the exception of MLS) that's the sport where players are pretty distant on the field for large stretches of time just by the very nature of the game. Way larger rosters than you'll get in NBA though, which, as was said earlier, seems to make the prospect of the NFL feel even more dicey if they continue down the path they seem to be headed.

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Re: MLB 2020
« Reply #23 on: February 05, 2021, 02:21:26 PM »
Dodgers becoming the new Evil Empire.

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Re: MLB 2020
« Reply #24 on: February 05, 2021, 07:46:10 PM »
Dodgers becoming the new Evil Empire.

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I mean, they weren't already? Except, I guess you need to win championships to be an empire.

MLB needs a salary cap. The D-backs have a championship, but they won't get another with baseball like this. The only way for them is/was the moneyball strategy, and now, as far as statistics go, there is really nothing new under the sun. The team is bad now because they wouldn't spend the money to keep JD Martinez or pay Paul Goldschmidt or Patrick Corbin (who was pitching well for us at the time), and they were already spending far less than the Dodgers. If we can't even spend a third of the Dodgers (It's 225M vs. 66M right now), what's the point? Still love 'em, but the possibility of contending seems so remote. You either cheat or market size becomes destiny.
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Re: MLB 2020
« Reply #25 on: February 05, 2021, 08:54:31 PM »
Houston needed a title one way or another. Killer Bs should have won all those years ago.

I doubt MLB ever gets a salary cap that is meaningful, especially not with the balloon contracts some players get. Phillies seem to be spending now, interesting to see if it pays off for them.

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Re: MLB 2020
« Reply #26 on: February 09, 2021, 05:37:18 PM »
Dodgers becoming the new Evil Empire.

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Hey that's ma team...
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