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    Mlb 2018

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mormon Red Death View Post
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    I just did this for the first time. I've been watching on my phone. Do you get it on other devices or is it strictly your phone through T-Mobile?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UBlender View Post
    I just did this for the first time. I've been watching on my phone. Do you get it on other devices or is it strictly your phone through T-Mobile?
    Pretty much any device that has apps (roku, amazon fire, xbox ps3 or 4). I watch it thru the xbox mostly

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    "Be a philosopher. A man can compromise to gain a point. It has become apparent that a man can, within limits, follow his inclinations within the arms of the Church if he does so discreetly." - The Walking Drum

    "And here’s what life comes down to—not how many years you live, but how many of those years are filled with bullshit that doesn’t amount to anything to satisfy the requirements of some dickhead you’ll never get the pleasure of punching in the face." – Adam Carolla

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    Portland looking to push for A's or Rays

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    Two big tiebreakers today!

    What's at stake in NL tiebreaker games?

    NL Central: Brewers-Cubs (1:05 ET, ESPN)

    If Milwaukee wins: Brewers are NL Central champs, host NLDS vs. LAD/COL/CHC starting Thursday. Cubs host wild-card game vs. LAD/COL loser on Tuesday.
    If Chicago wins: Cubs are NL Central champs, host NLDS vs. LAD/COL/MIL starting Thursday. Brewers host wild-card game vs. LAD/COL loser on Tuesday.
    NL West: Rockies-Dodgers (4:09 ET, ESPN)

    If Colorado wins: Rockies are NL West champs, host NLDS vs. ATL starting Thursday. Dodgers visit CHC/MIL loser for NL wild-card game on Tuesday.
    If Los Angeles wins: Dodgers are NL West champs, host NLDS vs. ATL starting Thursday. Rockies visit CHC/MIL loser for NL wild-card game on Tuesday.
    "Be a philosopher. A man can compromise to gain a point. It has become apparent that a man can, within limits, follow his inclinations within the arms of the Church if he does so discreetly." - The Walking Drum

    "And here’s what life comes down to—not how many years you live, but how many of those years are filled with bullshit that doesn’t amount to anything to satisfy the requirements of some dickhead you’ll never get the pleasure of punching in the face." – Adam Carolla

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    That Rockies-Cubs game was a classic. I was sorry anyone had to lose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LA Ute View Post
    That Rockies-Cubs game was a classic. I was sorry anyone had to lose.
    I was not sorry that the Cubs had to lose. Nor will I be sorry when the Dodgers have to lose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scratch View Post
    I was not sorry that the Cubs had to lose. Nor will I be sorry when the Dodgers have to lose.
    Rooting guide:

    NL: Rockies, Brewers are a yes. Dodgers, Braves are a no.

    AL: A's, Astros are a yes. Yankees, Indians are a no.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sancho View Post
    Rooting guide:

    NL: Rockies, Brewers are a yes. Dodgers, Braves are a no.

    AL: A's, Astros are a yes. Yankees, Indians are a no.
    Not quite. Dodgers, Yankees, and Red Sox are all a no. Brewers, Rockies, Braves, and A's are all a yes. You can exercise your own discretion on the Astros and Indians.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scratch View Post
    Not quite. Dodgers, Yankees, and Red Sox are all a no. Brewers, Rockies, Braves, and A's are all a yes. You can exercise your own discretion on the Astros and Indians.
    Oh yeah, the Red Sox. Definitely a no. We overlap quite a bit in this. Just swap the Astros and Braves, and you are in good shape.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scratch View Post
    Not quite. Dodgers, Yankees, and Red Sox are all a no. Brewers, Rockies, Braves, and A's are all a yes. You can exercise your own discretion on the Astros and Indians.
    Quote Originally Posted by sancho View Post
    Rooting guide:

    NL: Rockies, Brewers are a yes. Dodgers, Braves are a no.

    AL: A's, Astros are a yes. Yankees, Indians are a no.
    I subscribe to a fairly simple philosophy when rooting for teams which I have no connection: I can't root for you if you are a "big market" team. Essentially, if people are sporting your hat in Panguitch, then you have too many bandwagoners and I hate you. Then, recent success tilts against me rooting for you.

    So the Red Sox, Yankees, and Dodgers are a hard NO. I don't care if they haven't won for decades (or centuries in the case of the dodgers), I'm not joining that bandwagon.

    The Brewers are YES. Minus points for the Rockies for being an expansion team during my sports-lifetime, but they are still good to go.

    The Braves are a tough one because they are from a biggish market and they have a ton of bandwagoners from the TBS days (see, e.g., Scratch). I'll cheer for them anyway because they are like Buffalo-lite: they went to the top of the mountaintop a lot, but they usually left empty handed.

    The Astros should be a NO because (a) they won very recently and (b) they are from a biggish market. But their retro unis are a classic, so go Stros!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Applejack View Post
    I subscribe to a fairly simple philosophy when rooting for teams which I have no connection: I can't root for you if you are a "big market" team. Essentially, if people are sporting your hat in Panguitch, then you have too many bandwagoners and I hate you. Then, recent success tilts against me rooting for you.

    So the Red Sox, Yankees, and Dodgers are a hard NO. I don't care if they haven't won for decades (or centuries in the case of the dodgers), I'm not joining that bandwagon.

    The Brewers are YES. Minus points for the Rockies for being an expansion team during my sports-lifetime, but they are still good to go.

    The Braves are a tough one because they are from a biggish market and they have a ton of bandwagoners from the TBS days (see, e.g., Scratch). I'll cheer for them anyway because they are like Buffalo-lite: they went to the top of the mountaintop a lot, but they usually left empty handed.

    The Astros should be a NO because (a) they won very recently and (b) they are from a biggish market. But their retro unis are a classic, so go Stros!
    If @Big” is based on population Atlanta and Houston are both bigger than Boston


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    Quote Originally Posted by sancho View Post
    Oh yeah, the Red Sox. Definitely a no. We overlap quite a bit in this. Just swap the Astros and Braves, and you are in good shape.
    I would agree except for the fact that the Astros won it last year, so now cheering for them starts to make you a little front-runnerish, and the Braves have largely done it the right way, developing lots of exciting young talent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scratch View Post
    I would agree except for the fact that the Astros won it last year, so now cheering for them starts to make you a little front-runnerish, and the Braves have largely done it the right way, developing lots of exciting young talent.
    The difference, of course, is that Houston has the greatest pitcher and coolest baseball player since Pedro. Also, the little guy is cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diehard Ute View Post
    If @Big” is based on population Atlanta and Houston are both bigger than Boston


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    Fair. But Boston has $$$.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sancho View Post
    The difference, of course, is that Houston has the greatest pitcher and coolest baseball player since Pedro. Also, the little guy is cool.
    Yeah, Bregman is pretty awesome.

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    Go yankees!

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