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Hardcore Nick Gage
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#1 Posted on 21.8.03 0120.23
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The team still doesn't know the season still goes on after the All-Star break. With the NY Skanks running away in the weak ass AL East and Oakland A's doing their usual late season comeback, BoChokers aren't going to the playoffs again. The bullpen blow plenty of games but its nothing new since they been blowing leads early this season. They should be renamed Chokers since that what they are good at.

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#2 Posted on 21.8.03 1231.07
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    Originally posted by Hardcore Nick Gage
    and Oakland A's doing their usual late season comeback, >









Don't forget to add with the A's: Their usual late season comeback before they forget to actually win a series in October.
As for the Red Sox, anyone who has followed the team long enough knew the season was on the brink when the players started bitching about the media and/or negative fans. That's the tell-tale sign that the collapse is imminent.
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#3 Posted on 21.8.03 1306.23
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    Originally posted by redsoxnation
    That's the tell-tale sign that the collapse is imminent.


I think when Shaughnessy starts referring to Pedro as Diana Ross, that could be a sign too.

Edit: Grammar

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#4 Posted on 21.8.03 2345.43
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Eh, the hot hitting streak seems to be over, everyone's arms are getting tired, and the bullpen went back to stumbling. But of course, having guys caught by the backup/knuckleball catcher and him making an error doesn't help either.

Still, the eastern version of the greatest team ever except we have to replace half of them yearly didn't look so dominating against the Royals...
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#5 Posted on 23.8.03 0854.22
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    Originally posted by darkdragoon


    Still, the eastern version of the greatest team ever except we have to replace half of them yearly didn't look so dominating against the Royals...



If you are referring to the Yankees, you are wrong. They just SWEPT Kansas City averaging over 8 runs a game. The Royals looked about as threatening as 9 year olds with water pistols.

As for replacing half of them...that's an exageration. All the top teams made changes except the Angels and we see how far that got them. And I know Johnson and Schilling weren't spending their whole careers in Arizona either.

On topic, the Red Sox are just facing the timing of a tough week in scheduling. They will still finish strong.
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#6 Posted on 23.8.03 2300.57
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I was refering to the previous week in KC, and you'd think they could do better than 11-6, 6-3, and 8-7 against a AL central team in the house ruth built, what, did George Brett sneak into the clubhouse or something?

I completely understand the "we need to reload" aspect, but uh, let's see, who acquired from last year is still there...uh, Giambi and Sierra last I checked.

Randy and Curt are still here, you probably didn't recognize them by their respective stats though. All the '98 team and most of '99 are gone though.

Schill can leave, but I really doubt that...Philly and Toronto seem to have his interest, but the guy grew up here and he knows he has just as good a chance with a 100% Randy and the other guys than anywhere else.
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#7 Posted on 29.8.03 0906.05
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>>>They should be renamed Chokers since that what they are good at.


Actually I heard the'yre moving to the Phillipines, so that they can be renamed the (wait for it...) Manila Folders.
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#8 Posted on 31.8.03 2115.01
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Big Numbers from this weekend - Yankees/Red Sox games.

6.75 = Kim's ERA vs. the Yankees

8-14 = Boston's won/loss record during Pedro Martinez starts vs. Yankees

8-18 = Enrique Wilson's Hits/At-Bats vs. Pedro Martinez

0-11 = Giambi's Hits/At-Bats during this weekend series. (Played himself out of AL MVP race)

0 = Manny Ramirez At-Bats during this weekend series. (No-Showed himself out of AL MVP race)

1 = Number of Standing ovations in Boston for Roger Clemens in what may be his final Fenway appearance.
(I'm always a sucker for a good face turn.)
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#9 Posted on 1.9.03 0950.41
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Well, with Luis Sojo back in uniform for the Yankees, I think they've wrapped up the AL East.

Too bad he's not eligible for the post-season, then he'd put his career .400 WS average to good use.
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#10 Posted on 1.9.03 1654.14
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Boston fans suck. They turn around and give CLEMENS a standing ovation?? What a bunch of sellouts.
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#11 Posted on 1.9.03 2125.51
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    Originally posted by Big Bad
    Boston fans suck. They turn around and give CLEMENS a standing ovation?? What a bunch of sellouts.


Tell me you're being sarcastic. Maybe they decided to ignore the past few years and remember the 13 years he was with Boston?
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#12 Posted on 2.9.03 1640.58
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probably just mad he can't use the 'bitter idiots can't even respect the guy in his last reg. season appearance' argument now

besides, aren't we the heel fans now?
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#13 Posted on 7.9.03 0707.36
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How about yesterday? Yankee Stadium.


Rooooogggeeeerrrr
Rooooogggeeeerrrr
Rooooogggeeeerrrr


Music to my ears!
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#14 Posted on 7.9.03 1051.58
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If Boston wins today should I start a Yankee Chokers thread?
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#15 Posted on 7.9.03 1751.33
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of course the Boss was calm and reserved as usual especially when discussing the futures of the coaching staff :-)

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