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« Reply #125: June 03, 2024, 06:56:51 PM »
there's got to be a chips joke in there with a name like Tucapita and gambling coming up.
you can't tucapita out of placing a bet?

Nah, doesn't work.

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« Reply #126: June 03, 2024, 07:31:59 PM »
of course, they were out of ciabatta, so i took Tucapita instead

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« Reply #127: June 03, 2024, 11:34:14 PM »
Tigers have demoted 2020 #1 pick Spencer Torkelson. Hitting .201 / .596 in just over 200 PAs this year and .138 / .470 in his last 15.

crap...the Nats would have him batting cleanup...

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« Reply #128: June 04, 2024, 10:28:43 AM »
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San Diego Padres infielder Tucupita Marcano has been banned from baseball for gambling.

According to MLB, Marcano won only 4.3% of the 231 MLB-related bets he placed.

Additional baseball gambling related suspensions:

*A's RHP Michael Kelly: 1 year
*Padres LHP Jay Groome: 1 year
*Phillies INF José Rodríguez: 1 year
*D-backs LHP Andrew Saalfrank: 1 year

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« Reply #129: June 04, 2024, 11:37:58 AM »
If only these guys had out their gambling money in an SP 500 fund.

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« Reply #130: June 04, 2024, 11:48:58 AM »
If only these guys had out their gambling money in an SP 500 fund.
or just a money market mutual fund currently paying about 5.25%

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« Reply #131: June 04, 2024, 11:54:58 AM »
Nightengale posts that Marcano only bet $150k, and has ruined his career.  Marcano bet on 25 Pirates games when he was on the team but injured, and lost every bet.

The others all bet on games not involving themselves and on teams they weren't on.

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Re: General MLB News (2024)
« Reply #132: June 04, 2024, 01:51:13 PM »
Brewers will have the same starting pitcher two nights in a row. 

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« Reply #133: June 04, 2024, 02:10:07 PM »
Brewers will have the same starting pitcher two nights in a row. 
Wilbur Wood?

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« Reply #134: June 04, 2024, 02:15:28 PM »
Wilbur Wood?
Some left named Koenig.  To get Schwarber and Harper in his one inning. Worked last night.

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« Reply #136: June 08, 2024, 02:49:41 PM »
They’re really trying to pump up the Mets in the Fox broadcast today. When they are not talking about the Yankees. Would not know they are 27-35. Bet ESPN can outdo them tomorrow.

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« Reply #137: June 09, 2024, 01:02:27 PM »
They’re really trying to pump up the Mets in the Fox broadcast today. When they are not talking about the Yankees. Would not know they are 27-35. Bet ESPN can outdo them tomorrow.

When so many of the announcers come from the same schools and pools, it really can get echo chambery

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« Reply #138: June 11, 2024, 02:17:44 PM »
Realmuto undergoing knee surgery. He's valuable at the plate but also one of the best behind it.

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« Reply #139: June 11, 2024, 08:46:06 PM »
There are reports that the White Sox want a "Juan Soto-like" package for 26 year old CF Luis Robert who is currently hitting .192 with a .755 OPS.

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« Reply #140: June 11, 2024, 09:00:41 PM »
There are reports that the White Sox want a "Juan Soto-like" package for 26 year old CF Luis Robert who is currently hitting .192 with a .755 OPS.
I want to meet Jessica Alba. But that won’t happen either.

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Re: General MLB News (2024)
« Reply #141: June 15, 2024, 01:58:42 PM »
Dude on the MLB channel just said when Trea Turner came up with the Nationals he was a center fielder. I don't think so. He also said in the old days a guy like Abrams with his side would go to center field.

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« Reply #142: June 15, 2024, 02:00:40 PM »
Dude on the MLB channel just said when Trea Turner came up with the Nationals he was a center fielder. I don't think so. He also said in the old days a guy like Abrams with his side would go to center field.

https://www.wnff.net/index.php?topic=33604.25;msg=1683329

Nationals in the national media -- 2016
« Reply #25: March 12, 2016, 06:22:21 AM »

Rizzo talked more Nationals matters on the podcast of ESPN.com’s Buster Olney. In addition to providing some more thoughts about Strasburg and Harper, more from an on-field than a contractual perspective, Rizzo spoke at length about top shortstop prospect Trea Turner. The Nats’ head baseball decisionmaker wouldn’t commit to an Opening Day roster job for the youngster, but also didn’t rule it out, and emphasized that Turner is “not far away from the big leagues” while crediting him not only with 80-grade speed, but also outstanding maturity. As for the deal that brought him to DC, Rizzo tipped his cap to the scouts who helped to identify Turner and Joe Ross as targets within the Padres organization. He explained further: “[W]hen they showed interest in Steven Souza … we made it clear that, you know, we had to have these two players in the trade or we wouldn’t be interested in moving Souza.” The Nats were able to “get[] involved in a three-team trade later in the process” — the Rays, of course, being the organization that ultimately ended up with Souza — to land a return that has looked quite promising ever since the deal was struck.”


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https://www.wnff.net/index.php?topic=34263.msg1742720#msg1742720

 July 20, 2016, 06:31:07 PM »

NATS

CF   Ben Revere   (L)
LF   Jayson Werth   (R)
1B   Daniel Murphy   (L)
RF   Bryce Harper  (L)
C    Wilson Ramos   (R)
3B   Anthony Rendon   (R)
2B   Trea Turner     (R)
SS   Danny Espinosa   (S)
LHP  Gio Gonzalez


Then:

https://www.wnff.net/index.php?topic=34321.0


Nationals @ Diamondbacks, Game 2 August 02, 2016, 07:04:46 PM »

CF Trea Turner (R)
LF Jayson Werth (R)
1B Daniel Murphy (L)
3B Anthony Rendon (R)
C Wilson Ramos (R)
RF Chris Heisey (R)
SS Danny Espinosa (S)
2B Wilmer Difo (S)
P Tanner Roark (R)


He came up when Espinosa was still starting, and they were finding ways to work him into the lineup, it appears.

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Re: General MLB News (2024)
« Reply #143: June 15, 2024, 02:08:37 PM »
Trea did play CF a handful of times.

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« Reply #144: June 15, 2024, 02:19:28 PM »
Dude on the MLB channel just said when Trea Turner came up with the Nationals he was a center fielder. I don't think so.

He played in CF because the Nats didn't want to move Desi off of SS...

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He also said in the old days a guy like Abrams with his side would go to center field.

What does that mean?

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« Reply #145: June 15, 2024, 08:12:15 PM »

What does that mean?

Should of said size lol. He was saying many of the shortstops today are big where as in the old days they would of moved them off short and put them in center field.

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Re: General MLB News (2024)
« Reply #146: June 15, 2024, 08:16:07 PM »
Trea may of played center once or twice but I don't think he came up as a center fielder.

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« Reply #147: June 15, 2024, 08:41:24 PM »
Trea may of played center once or twice but I don't think he came up as a center fielder.

He played center far more than once or twice, he played CF 44 of his 73 MLB games in 2016, but he was indeed a SS by trade coming thru the systems...

Espinosa was our SS in 2016 and started 152 games at SS...

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« Reply #148: June 15, 2024, 10:44:36 PM »
He played center far more than once or twice, he played CF 44 of his 73 MLB games in 2016, but he was indeed a SS by trade coming thru the systems...

Espinosa was our SS in 2016 and started 152 games at SS...

Well shut my mouth lol.

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Re: General MLB News (2024)
« Reply #149: June 16, 2024, 12:05:00 AM »
I just noticed the Philadelphia Inquirer has an opinion article saying the Phillies should move Trea Turner to left field because he's stunk at shortstop for the last 5 years and his replacement Sosa is an excellent fielder. Sosa's hitting also. I think this would strengthen the Phils big time and that's a bummer.