HOU: Alex Bregman undergoes elbow surgeryNYY: Yankees announce re-signing of Zach BrittonSEA: Report: Blue Jays sign Phelps to dealNYY: Heyman: Reds still interested in Sonny GrayOAK: Passan: Mets sign Lowrie to two-year dealARZ: Braves 'in discussions' for OF A.J. PollockLAD: White Sox 'continue to try hard' on MachadoMIA: Marlins talking to six teams about RealmutoCOL: Giants interested in free agent DJ LeMahieuLAD: Nationals sign Brian Dozier for one year, $9MCWS: White Sox, Jay finalize 1 yr, $4M agreementSEA: Mariners sign Tim Beckham for 1 yr, $1.75M
le 56%kees sign le 56% closer
3rd for the Washington Baseball Eagles
Red Sox are still drunk from the World Series champagne? Why have they made no moves?
5th for the Houston Baseball Train
6th for your Dads who love you
>We want Boston
>Mookie settles for $20M to avoid arbitration, per Jon HeymanFucking WEW lad.
>>90173878please stop sucking dick in the thread, some of us are trying to discuss baseball.
>>90173799The Red Sox miserably mishandled his extension 2 years back. In retrospect, that 100M/5yr offer was a complete slap in the face then, and looks even moreso now.
Applications: closed. If you aren't part of the based central broship then fuck off.
>>90174160That's a lot of failure in one picture.
>yaks>yask>skaky>aksy>56%ers>muttsturn the big stars into trashand you get all wasted cashif you don't scrub the dirty bronx floorsyou ain't gonna win the games no moreYAKKITY >YAKS>don't talk backjust getting swept up in your roomlet's see your dust mopped by the broomscan't get the Red Sox out of sightand you don't celebrate Thursday nightYAKKITY >YAKS>don't talk backyou wear pinstripes and a hatand go to the laundromatwhen you finish doing thatthe stripes are bleached up in a vatYAKKITY >YAKS>don't talk backdon't you give us no dirty looks/mlb/ owns you and knows what cooksjust tell your mutt friends outsidethis team makes you wanna suicideYAKKITY >YAKS>don't talk back
HIT THE ROAD YAKS AND DONTCHAS TALK BACKNO MORE NO MORE NO MORE NO MORE
Go Red Sox
https://www.forbes.com/sites/ryandavis/2019/01/11/cubs-ownership-needs-to-answer-for-sudden-financial-restrictions/#1ee03fe3792aCubs being sabotaged by Ted Cruz. I guess he doesn't want to win anymore.
>aksyouaquestion>muttskek lol oh no no no
>>90173799Poor guy making more than 99% of all humans that have ever lived. He got screwed over so hard.
>>90174326AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA I HATE RICH PEOPLE AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA GIVE ME YOUR MONEY ITS NOT FAIR AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA WHY AM I POOR AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
>>90174341Nice shitposting. I am against socialism, it does not upset me that MLB players are making so much money as they do, and a ton of players are selfless and donate sizable amounts of money to people, but making $20,000,000 for working nine months of the year is a great deal no matter how you look at it.
I'm jus a humbul shit postah m'lord
>>90174160>New York, Seattle, and Los Angeles being "central"??????>teams in the same division being in a broshipI don't think that you get the point of this.
>>90174439Don't mind the schizophrenia lad
I THINK JOSH DONALDSON SUCKS
>>90174405to the gallows with this one
>>90174439Trying to understand why the mentally ill do what they do.
>>90174160>Coasty cucks still in my central broshipNo
>>90174538This. Coastcucks OUT
Seeth at the broship
Baseball, oh baby. Can't wait for pitchers and catchers. Ohhhhhhh baby. Ohhhhhhhhhhhh babyyyyyyyyy.
>>90174160>being this autistic
Red SUX lol(heard my friend say it, couldnt resist sharing haha)
Which is the most american team?
>>90174790>seething at the #blessed broship
>>90174883lol your friend sounds like a real nut case!! how do you guys think of this stuff
>>90174903idk he's kinda a genius he tells me a bunch of silly things all the time, i might be in love with him but im not gay
*BURRRRRRP* T-THE BALL WAS 8 INCHES OF THE PLATE JOE
>>90174998KEK LOL OH NO
>>90174790t. toasty coast cuck
>all these SHEETHING Yankees haters ITT
me, a SEETHING Yankees hater
>>90174998NO MACHADO !
>>90175111unless they trade andujar or someone, I don't see how they could sign him. Too many infielders
https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/1083804232409440257we heatin up boys
>>90173081>White Sox confirmed for tryhard faggots
reminder kiss the rings lol
>Source confirms: #Dodgers getting Russell Martin from #BlueJays. First reported: @ArashMadani.>Source confirms: #Dodgers getting Russell Martin from #BlueJays. First reported: @ArashMadani.>Source confirms: #Dodgers getting Russell Martin from #BlueJays. First reported: @ArashMadani.
bye Russ, gonna miss your steady presence on the team, hope you get to see the playoffs with the doyers
guys I have zero relevant Jays memes for next year now ;_; I don't know any of these new guys
>>90175321>guys I have zero relevant Jays memes for next year now ;_; I don't know any of these new guysGET KEKD ON !
>dj lecoorsbabby>24 million dollaradoos
>Martin back to LAFinally, a catcher that can hold on to a ball.
>>90176136>depressed bears fan...sigh...
Listen here see all this gabber about how Harper and Machado are the cats meow is just shim sham film flam hucksterism. My boys in the blue, the Northsiders, won’t cotton much to the hamfisted ramshackle notion that the south side Black Sox, pruveyors of temerity and villainy, will make a run at the hallowed statue. Their ilk, the class of bums and bindle bearers, aren’t worth half a thimbles measure of rye whiskey and a quarter plug of injuns tooth.
Recker? Damn near killed her!
>@DanClarkSports has deactivated his accountkek lol oh no wheeze
These skeezers from the bronx are a full lot of sheisters. They use free agency like callow pimps, hustling men as a blacksmith irons. For a two score age, that gaggle of rakes and rogues have robbed the public purse and the game of dignity once worn with pride upon the chip.
>>90176267So yanks confirmed out on Machado?
Only a true score of a rapscallions could refer to thyselves as Metropolitans whence they hail from Yonkers. True to the nature of the fickle Dutchman, the New Amsterdam Metropolitans is a true antichrist, for their name spelled backwards is but a curse upon the Lord Jesus and glory of the republic in the devils tongue.
>>90176136Why are chicago fans all depressed? Even when the cubs and sox won a world series they were alll mopey.
>>90175268Just look at these guys sharing a juicy invisible hamburgerBeefy beef lovers
>>90176349Look up their championship/playoff droughts.
>>90176373>bears 1985>38 yearsAre the Bears the Dodgers of the NFL?
>>90176349Entitlement complex. And every Chicago fan denies this too because they think they're special, which ironically, is the very definition of entitlement.
>>90176349ugh....leave us alone.....please....
>>90176442>yfw the last time the bears and dodgers won rings the berlin wall was still up
>>90176473This isn't true! Nice self fulfilling prophecy
>>90176442Aren't they closer to the Mets or Orioles?
DJ went to the yankeesRox will miss you Based DJ. Brendan Rodgers next man up!
>>90176571They had the bear a good run pre superbowl you the bears make you mad
>>90176671>this is your brain on free beer
>>90176757Oh fuck you menace
>ywn be from chicagough...it hurts
Nothing but wankers and assholes in this one
Where were you when counsell's revolution begun?
>>90176908I was deep into my 8th free beer
Wankers please go.
>settling for old man martin instead of getting realmuto>doggies
The Dodgers could have had Yasmani Grandal, but they went for the old fairy Martin instead. Fat old queen!
>>90176908I was fishing with my 'pa in Lake Winnebago when we heard good ole Bob Ueker announce that Craig was going to Hader in the 5th inning. We though our ears were deceiving us! A reliever that early? That moment changed my life and changed baseball
>what did he mean by this
I call him Boob Yucker
>>90176989I’m tired of dropped fucking balls. Grandal couldnt apply a tag out to save his life
>>90177873Fuck off retard
>>90177873This is a GREAT post!!!
>>90177873A game changing post, and an upvote for you good sir
Assholes are out in force today
>Manny MachadoLiterally who?
>>90178283You're better off not knowing
Bob uecker and the biggios!
>>90178283>spies slash line >manny muchado about nothing
ITT: Come up with names for Machado based on which team he ends up with:White Sox:>manny whochadoYankees:>manny muttchadoPhillies:>battery machado
>>90178476Actually, sir, the Yankees are out on Machado.
>>90178476What if my Angels snag him?
>MY chicago white sox are getting MANNY FUCKIN MACHADOholy fuckin based!!!
>>90178595Fuck off, I don't want him here.
>>90178761So much butthurt lmao why are chicongo fans always so butthurt with their shitty teams?
>>90178761Is it still a "victim complex" when you actually are being victimized?
>>90178849inside this cage is my sanctuary...
>>90178849You forgot your.sigh...
>>90178761Who's more miserable: Shitcongo Who's fans or Deadspin """"Writers""""?
Which teams are bullied worse than the white sox?
>>90178881I kind of hate that Deadspin, Jalopnik, etc. didn't die along with Gawker.
>>90178881I would say deadspin because white sox fans aren't infested with PC SJWs.
>>90178916My Rangers but at least the Dodgers took off some of that heat.
>>90178881white sox didn't get run over by hulkamania
Anyone impressed with the Angels offseason? They've made bigly moves
>>90178945i remember a time when you did a ctrl f for "rags" and got back 7,000 resultscusb/whos/gaysconsin posting is like nothing compared to that
>>90178992Because we were just copying /hoc/ when the Rangers were good
>>90178992>only 7,000Someone dig up the archives
https://twitter.com/JonHeyman/status/1083865863827140613A N G E L SNGELS
Where would you like to see Recker this year?
>>90179190Who or what is Recker?
JUSTThe infield is full Enjoy losing with the White Sox, MachadoLol good riddance
>>90179069It's the White Sox, but twice.>>90179150
>>90179255What are Lamahuis splits?
Which player has the best splits?
>>90179458Never ever underestimate /hoc/s autism
>>90178992Gaysconsin is new. Cusb and whos haven't been relevant enough over the years to warrant a ton
>>90179458This is scary how pathetic all those posters are.
>giving 10 years to a man who wouldn't run out a double in the world series
>>90179579Arte doesn't learn at all. Why do ANOTHER Pujols style contract when Trout and Simmons are about to hit the market?
How mad is machado right now KEKKITY KEK!
Machado is going to get Moosed
Machado to the White SoxHarper to the CubsBook it.
>>90174160I'd take a bullet for my bros.
Yankees didn’t wanna go all in on Machado because his horseshit attitude would be a huge distraction in the New York media market
>>90179967I believe the first one but do you really think a white male like Harper would go anywhere close to the shithole of chicago?
>the most-watched world series was 1986How do we make baseball popular again?
>>90180005Machado didn't want to shave his chin hairs.
>>90180026Would have go to back in time and prevent the slave trade entirelyCan't uncrack that terrible egg
>>90180005we hate lazy players. look how fast we turned on sanchez
>>90180026bring back barn storming tours
>>90180026segregaytion. no more pride days
>>90180202>Recker cam.How would that possibly help?
>>90178992>mest, >resd, and >cusb are very old, from back when you'd actually say something while posting them most of the time and the one-word spamming wasn't the main thing you'd do. >rags was the start of that because of /hoc/.
>You'll never get to be bros with TroutaniIt hurts
>>90180026DH in the National League. I'm serious.
>>90180658NL teams have some of the highest attendance and biggest TV contracts in baseball.
>american league>goblino league>amerishart league>ameriturd league>amerikek league>abl al gayship league>national league>nationalism league>chauvinist league>patriot league>based and blessed league>npb nl broship league
>>90180841>virgin arcade leagueCHAD NATURAL LEAGUE
>>90180851americant league seething
>>90180894based bauer shouldn't have to be stuck in the arcade league, it's not fair bros
>>90180841It doesn't get much more based than this
AL fan here. You think you virgins can just talk shit on us while you hide behind your computer screen? You realize how little weight your words have when you just do it to piss us off? You know nothing. You are nothing. You mean nothing to us. Go fuck yourselfs. You're losers. Fuck the NL. You guys shit talk but aren't funny and literally no body cares about your lil shit posts. fuck you and fuck the national league. Oh by the way who won the last two worldseries :) we did :) haha :) you lost:) take the L :) we have 2 world sereis :) what do you have sweetys :) nothing:) nl is far inferior :) you mean nothing to me:) and I dont care what you say :) ugh. fuck this I'm done with this website I cant take it anymore :(
>>90180955getting real tired of this try hard faggot. you can tell he was the kid who smelled like shit and rarely showered in high school
>>90180976I bet he masturbates to Shadman drawings
>>90180955>this is a guy who calls a major leaguer thin-skinned
>>90181082Please don't post pictures of me on 4chan, thanks
>>90181082KEK I saw that too. I'm not very experienced with the twitter world but jesus christ that has to be satire
>>90179069It was reported a few weeks back on some Angels fan boards that Machado was indeed lurking on the periphery.
>>90181082just dug a little deeper jesus christ look at this faggot
>>90181293They're the same types who read Deadspin unironically. Joyless cunts who think irony is the only form of wit.
>>90181082>>90181293OH NO NO NO
RIP DJ. Thanks for all the dingers. Treat him well, Jew York.
>>90181293these are the kind of people i wish could unironically just die already
>>90181082>>90181293boomers on social media are the epitome of cringe. they're so fucking stupid
>>90181082That's a yikes from me.
>>90181391>rockies and dbacks finally about to catch up to the dodgers>dbacks get rid of their best player, rockies their 3rd best, and the dodgers their worst k
>>90181522DIE SLOWLY BRAUN, YOU LITTLE RAT
>>90181500At least we have Pat Valaika.
>>90181522We are literally one of the least gay states in the midwest let alone the entire US
>>90181625As the most famous person there, Rodgers is the representative of the stateSorry man
I tried to be nice to a black guy today and I ended up confusing him for somebody else and making a cringey asshole of myself. This is what I get for having a cheeky dab at lunch on a Friday. Fuck me
https://twitter.com/ken_rosenthal/status/1083919458895163392?s=21KEK WHEEZE LOL OH NO NO NO
I’ll believe the Yankees are out on Manny Machado when I see him wearing another team’s jersey at his introductory news conference.This is not to say the Yankees are “in” on Machado, not after reaching agreement on Friday with free-agent second baseman DJ LeMahieu on a two-year, $24 million contract.But I’m guessing the Yankees will follow their usual practice. Stay in contact with Machado’s agent, Dan Lozano. Wait for the market to fully form. Then decide at the end if they are willing to meet Machado’s price.The answer might very well be “no” if Machado refuses to lower his expectations; the Yankees’ party line is they will not pay him anywhere near $300 million. As Jack Curry of the YES Network said on Twitter, “With the addition of LeMahieu, it’s another indication that the Yankees appear unlikely to sign Machado.”No doubt, that is the most probable outcome, perhaps even 95 percent probable. The Yankees already are carrying Giancarlo Stanton’s monster contract, and they eventually will need to pay Aaron Judge big money. As I’ve written previously, they do not need to jump. They are better set up than the Red Sox to remain a power over the next five years, and they might prefer to spend on other potential free agents in the future — perhaps Nolan Arenado after the 2019 season, perhaps Mike Trout or Mookie Betts after 2020. Free agents who will be older than Machado or Bryce Harper, both of whom are 26, but possess fewer warts.There is only one thing that gives me pause, one possibility that even other executives in the Machado bidding do not entirely dismiss.We’ve all seen the Yankees pull the offseason version of the hidden-ball trick.Remember Stanton? Hardly anyone thought the Yankees had a chance of acquiring him last winter until — voila! — he magically appeared in pinstripes.(1/?)
>>90182401Times have changed. Hal Steinbrenner is much more disciplined than his father was, much less impulsive. The Yankees won 100 games last season without Machado, and their ratings on YES were their highest since 2012, in part because fans love their young, homegrown talent.The team’s moves thus far — trading for left-hander James Paxton, adding LeMahieu and shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, retaining lefties CC Sabathia and J.A. Happ, lefty reliever Zach Britton and outfielder Brett Gardner — qualify, at the very least, as solid. And the Yankees still could sign righty reliever Adam Ottavino and make other additions.Still, after they spent years trying to get under the luxury-tax threshold, it sure is odd the Yankees might end up exceeding the $206 million boundary for 2019 without signing Machado, Bryce Harper or even left-hander Patrick Corbin. They currently are more than $7 million over, according to RosterResource.com.Wasn’t the idea was to get under the threshold, re-set the penalty rate to the minimum 20 percent on every dollar spent above and then splurge on a major star? None of the Yankees’ offseason additions fits that description. And for those keeping score, the most famous franchise in North American professional sports has not won a World Series since 2009.The addition of LeMahieu creates a glut of infielders, ensuring the Yankees will be fine — perhaps even more than fine — if the Phillies, White Sox or some other club lands Machado. On the other hand, if the Yankees want to pivot, they are not exactly locked into their current infield options.They could trade third baseman Miguel Andújar, a possibility that rival clubs insist the Yankees have been exploring all offseason because of Andújar’s defensive shortcomings. They also could turn away from Tulowitzki, to whom they are obligated to pay only the minimum $555,000 salary next season.(2/?)
>>90182411True, the Yankees persuaded Tulowitzki to join them by promising him the first crack at shortstop as Didi Gregorius recovers from Tommy John surgery. Cashman, regarded throughout the industry as a straight shooter, is not known for breaking his word. But because of injuries, Tulo played in only 66 games the past two seasons, none in 2018. He is said to be in excellent shape, but no one knows if he will even get out of spring training healthy.If the Yankees were to sign Machado, they could find a soft landing spot for Tulowitzki with one of the other clubs that pursued him in free agency, though Tulo would need to waive the full no-trade clause Cashman awarded him. Machado could play third in place of Andújar, with Gleyber Torres sliding over to short and LeMahieu staying at second, which is where he belongs. The Yankees envision LeMahieu as a Ben Zobrist type, bouncing all over the infield, but he ranked second in defensive runs saved last season among second baseman. Why compromise his strength?The Yankees probably would need a defense-first shortstop such as Adeiny Hechavarria to protect Torres, but such players are in plentiful supply. Admittedly, we’re talking about a lot of moving parts. But the Yankees as presently constituted — with LeMahieu, Tulowitzki, Torres and Andújar, not to mention Greg Bird and Luke Voit at first and Gregorius in waiting — already are talking about a lot of moving parts.If they could get Machado on terms they deemed acceptable, would they really turn away?Well, some in the industry say the Yankees shifted their focus away from Machado after reaching an agreement with Tulowitzki on New Year’s Day. Cashman, though, will never say they are out, due to stipulations in the collective-bargaining agreement preventing club officials from making public statements that might influence the open market.Maybe Cashman doesn’t need to say it. Maybe his actions speak louder than words.(3/4)
>>90182428Maybe Cashman doesn’t need to say it. Maybe his actions speak louder than words.Fair enough. I just want to see Machado in another uniform before I am certain he will not be a Yankee.(4/4)
>>90182446Also. feces is the best lunch.(5/4)
breaking: yankees slip on an ice cube and got covered in boo boos
based bauer to the cubbie!
>>90182468lel best post of the blog
>>90182468>>90182494>>90182588>>90182757I made all these posts by the way
Bryce Harper is signing with the Phillies tomorrow.
>>90182468kek lol based
>>90182468Wtf?? Is this really in the article? Ken is a dirty dog
>>90182468Always knew this guy ate shit for lunch.
did you guys read the article or should I not waste my time? Also I feel like dropbox or google doc would be better
guys...based bauer to rockie?Based Bauer to Rockie! Go Rockie!
>>90182956A fun twist on a classic meme
>>90182956haha this is so like...weird/funny but not mean spirited!! its like quirky and cute, so wholesome :3 Idk how you guys think of this x3
Why not Bauer to White Soxie? Right? sigh...guess not...guess bauer doesn't want to be a white sox
>>90182906I read it anon, thanks. Next time if you want, you could put as much as will fit in one post then link a pastebin with the rest of it.
>>90182906I read it
>>90183675>>90183696ah ok nice. I forgot about pastebin, I've never used it to generate something myself but it looks simple enough. I'll do that from now on
>>90183791you had over an hour to shop that and that is the best you can do?
>>90182906Why don’t you go post on fangraphs with the rest of the trannies
I call it fangaffes
>>90183806you're a fucking child with a 10 second attention span so anything other than spamming some faggoty forced meme makes you upset. honestly it fucking sucks that you post here and call yourself a baseball fan, go watch basketball or something seriously
>>90183806trans-lation:Why don’t you tran tranny on trantrans with the trans of the trannies
>>90183835>>90183844Hi Sheryl don’t forget to dilate
>>90183877how many times did you kneel while posting that, ctefag
Hi guys just woke up from a nap. Kek lol wheeze oh my
>>90174289why are there so many sport-writers licking Harper/Machado's nuts over teams not wanting to give out 10 year long albatross contracts? Are they worth 30m per year? yes they are but as an Angles fan I wouldn't wish another Pujols bullshit situation on any other team.
>>90183993The only difference with Machado and Harper is that they are both 26. It's incredibly rare that players this good begin free agency at this young of an age. But, front offices are getting more shrewd so I think those 10 year deals are a thing of the past. I mean if a 26 year old MVP can't get one I don't know who can. So excited for the strike lol
so are we watching this abl game or what
>>90184126Only if it's my Sox, Cavs, Bandits, Aces or my based Perth Heat
>>90184163dont be rude it is free ony outube
>>90184172Sorry I didn't know
>>90184175its ok bb im just chasing my baseball fix
>>90181500>Dodgers win the NL West before Spring Training starts
cubs fan here
>>90184803Is this some kind of sick joke?
>>90184812Me driving the train
>>90184777>cubs fan hereWell hello there.
>jints get will smith backwhy? he was crap
>employing actors to come in relief>jints
based bauer to cubbie!
>>90185107noooooo way!!!!!!!!!!! cubbie get bauer?!
>>90185107ooh it big news
>>90185107ncie! nice!! nice!!!
>>90185107BIg move for the Cusb!
>>90185107I approve this move!
>>90185107big big big
>be houston>cheat>win>don't cheat>lose>become loseaton losstros
>>90185464just like 28 other teams, brainiac
>>90185683oh you can die now asshole
>>90185639>>90185661I'm sorry your team lost, too.Was it the Doyers?
Inspector godgers herem: ignore the houston lose shitposts. The day of reckoning for them is coming
>>90185715damn this asshole is good...
>>90185715Holy based brainiac
>>90185715Finally a fellow brainiac amongst the wankers and assholes....
>>90185019They just settled on a contract to avoid going into arbitration with him. Giants never go to arb with anyone, it's one of their big operational philosophies to stay on good terms with their players even if it costs them more in the short run. They're loaded and the players know it.He's just as available to trade now than he was before.
>>90185849something about her face turns me on...
>>90185997yikes, creep alert
Anyone in Cleveland want to become an unpaid All Star volunteer?https://www.mlb.com/all-star/volunteer?partnerId=ed-13331277-1118939153
Yeah I'm convinced a good portion of the 52 or so unique posters are that Astros OP.
>>90190209what a faggot
Anyone else here on the ship?
>>90190834You're about 5 years too late, buccos fans used to class up the joint quite nicely.
>>90190834I've seen the Steelers wins twice, the Penguins win thrice, but I'd do anything to see the Bucs win it all in my lifetime.
ganna steal some bases from your team
Rumor is that the Phillies have kidnapped Harper in LV and won't release him until he signs their contract.
>>90190209This. That guy needs to be BURNED TO THE GROUND!
Somebody sign someone
>>90190209still got the screencap?
Can /mlb/ muster up enough money to sign Harper? I'll contribute $10.
>>90195303Well he's an MVP-level niceposter about every city in MLB, but I don't know how good of a shitposter he'd make.
>>90195606He's also an expert on maymay'shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fePHdJVpCrM
Who are the most incompetent franchises?
So I guess the Phillies are meeting with Bruce today. Should be epic. I'll keep you savages posted.
>>90196030The Marlins suck but that's more on their management being complete retards when it comes to finances The Mets cannot breathe without getting injuredPhillies overpay for aging stars and their albatross contracts bite them in the ass years later
>find out about some amateur baseball league on Facebook >team says they're practicing today from 2-5pm>have to drive to the next county's rec center to find them>fields are completely empty >only people there are signing their kids up for lacrosse or whatever >I'm anxious because I came here intent on asking these guys if I could join them despite having not played in 20 years >get worried walking around that someone will ask me what I'm doing >give up and go homeI guess I should just do softball like everyone said I should
>Teams are unironically going to spend more than a quarter billion dollars on Manny "Hustle" Machado or Bruce Hopper
For me, it's the 2019 World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers.
>>90196479Doyers need a 10 year postseason ban because of how fucking horribly they invariably blow it in the playoffs.
How did he get so damn buff after retiring? What if he'd worked out this hard as a player?
>>90196469It's funny because Bruce is even more known for not hustling. Hell, are those the top 2? Drawing a blank on a third, since DH don't count
>>90196681Remember that time he ended Jon Papelbon's career cause he's a whiny bitch?
>>90196608He definitely wasn't a student of the game.
>Machado announcement coming in the hour.
>>90196834big if true
>>90196468You found them on fb, why didn't you contact them through fb you absolute goofIf you ever do contact them, you might not want to tell them about your wasted little trek
lol kek wheeze
>>90196738If Pap got get people out, he'd still be playing
>>90196030The Marlins and the Pirates. Their misfortunes go beyond bad luck. But I would say the Pirates are the most incompetent because they didn't win two World Series in the wild card era
Marlins fan has punctured the structure
>>90196738I'm still bummed the dodgers didn't pick up papelbon a few years ago when their bullpen was total trash
Reminder that Sadaharu Oh is the greater hitter in baseball history
1. Sadaharu Oh2. Josh Gibson3. Barry Bonds4. Babe "Literally who" Ruth5. Mike Trout
>>90198329B-based bauer to the cubbie?! no way! Telling my family! Tellin my friends! Tellin em all!!
What's everyone's favorite baseball moan?Mine is "Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh"
>>90184123>I think those 10 year deals are a thing of the past.I don't disagree, but I think if the particular players in question were different -- say a 26/27 year old Mike Trout or Kris Bryant -- it would be different.>So excited for the strike lolIt will probably have to happen, but I'm not sure it will do much to halt the tendency of teams to become increasingly stingy on years. The players could try to return to 4 years of arbitration eligibility, or earlier free agency. Maybe introduce a restricted free agency system for late bloomers or lessen the threshold of service time needed to qualify for a "service year". Better pay for minor leaguers and some some kind of compensation for players riding the shuttle should be also be on the docket.
Fuck bombston and fuck Steve pearce
>>90183140I honestly believe that Bauer won’t be with the Indians after this season. However, I think he might do some autistic journeyman thing where he signs 1yr/$20MM deals every year with different teams, winning 3-4 CYAs
>>90199069Mine is mmmmmmmmmmmmphhhh ohhhhh
>>90199296Arbitration is so fucking broken. Players are getting absolutely fucked right now, they are making peanuts compared to what they would make on the open market. Fuck the owners, I'll always be pro-labor. I'm totally fine with them striking to fix the system
>>90199069>>90199736uh what does moaning have to do with baseball
>>90199946If baseball doesn't make you moan, you don't love the game.
>>90199931It's a double edged sword. Certain players are being fucked by arbitration, but some players lower on the pole benefit from being under team control. Look at a guy like Jeff McNeil on the Mets. If they didn't have 6 years of control in the minors, he probably would have been cut a year or two ago and be out of baseball.I think getting into arbitration earlier, like it used to be until 1987 I believe, would help. Lowering the amount of days required to qualify for a "service year" would likely help mitigate the service time manipulation going on with top prospects.The overall tanking situation with half the league is another really big issue, especially when you've got like a quarter to a third of the teams not really spending to any significant degree as a matter of course. Teams feel confident they can non-tender arbitration eligible players to save a million bucks because they know competition is limited.
>>90200030Are there any specific players that make you moan? Why or why not
>>90180658Die in a fire.
More like Fishin' for worl deries
>>90204737cubs fan here
>>90204982cubs fan here
>>90205069cubs fan here
>>90205148cubs fan here
>>90205148why don't you just quit it, buddy?
>>90205175cubs fan here
cubs fan here!
white sox fan here
>your team>here or not here?
>>90205375cubs fan here
>>90205375white sox fan here
>>90196834>muchado about nothing
>>90198041>fuck that Zach Morris motherfucker
>>90205693why is this in /mlb/
>>90205911What was it
>>90206303epic NFL discord link
https://www.pinstripealley.com/2019/1/12/18179461/yankees-manny-machado-dj-lemahieu-offseason-free-agentsports writers are such fucking shills
>>90206540What's the complaint here?
>>90206905>The Yankees don’t need Manny Machado. That doesn’t mean they shouldn’t sign him anyway.Sure. Spend an unnecessary $250+ million on a player you don't need.
>>90206362NFL is football though, what a big mistake because this is not the football chat web page and we don't want any football hereThere are so many things we don't want to talk about on this web page on a Saturday night!
BREAKING: Manny Machado signs 10yr/$300M contract with the Schaumburg Boomers.
all items 5 stock jungle japes which mlb players duke it out here???
Gentlemen. I want to know more about Bruce Harpo.
>>90208668"when i was a kid i would dial 911 and hang up after waiting progressively longer amounts of time to see when the call would connect. they finally called me back to yell at me and demanded to speak to an adult, so i handed the phone to my deaf grandma and went outside to play"- bryce harper, 2013 interview with ability magazine
Any vapedawgz in here? Yo dawgz what's your flavorite favors dawgz? What are your suicide plans? I'll probably zoom off the roof of my school on my hoverboard. I'm boutsta finna get my shit trending! My dad would be proud if he knew about me. Hype hype hyyype tho dagwz! Vape life! It's dank vape patterns and flavors for me, yall don't know me. You don't care. I'll show you though.
Just here to say go brewcrew
Just heard an unreported rumor that Harper is meeting with SFG
>>90210347Filthy whore lies
>>90210347giant if true
I miss baseball so much
>>90213047I listen to sad songs and think about the way baseball used to touch me
baseball,baseball,wherefore art thou baseball
Lets go to baseballWhere we mace allAs the /nfl/er seethsWe are keenWhile the /nba/er begs for our sportWe laugh as we notice they get peggedWhile the /hoc/er hatesWe mate with our waifus
It's cold. It's dark. It's snowing. And there's no baseball.
Have a diamond shaped whole in my heart lads.
Shout out to my boys in boystown getting those free beers
>>90213696omg go to hell
>>90213696Get bent loser
Pollack to Braves. Calling it.
>>90174379I'm upset at how much the players make in relation to the owners. Mookie is worth a shit ton, both on and off the field. He should be paid according how much money he makes the team.
Lots of slurping and chugging in this thread. Draining those balls in boystown.
>>90214075why do you have to be an asshole ? Jerk
somebody post some god damn webms
>>90214231s-so demanding! y-you're scaring me winci!
>>90214231I don't mind being bullied if it's you...
Not going to reveal my ID, but I'm trying to get in shape for spring training.Any enema recs?
>>90214319frothy, steaming piss
>>90214319high dosage probiotic pills, like 200 billion
>>90200408>It's a double edged sword. Certain players are being fucked by arbitration, but some players lower on the pole benefit from being under team control. Look at a guy like Jeff McNeil on the Mets. If they didn't have 6 years of control in the minors, he probably would have been cut a year or two ago and be out of baseball.eh I'm not so sure about that. If arbitration/team control was for a shorter amount of time that wouldnt prohibit him from leaving baseball would it? I mean if you reduce the amount of team control you would still need players in your minor league system right?
>>90214231Hopefully Wood wil deliver these filthy change ups for the Reds
>>90214423between him and castillo i'm fucking boned up for this year. if we can flip some bats for a legit ace i'll get a god damn tattoo
Best curveball in the game imo
>>90214439what are your thoughts about Gray or Keuchel? I've seen both of them linked to the Reds. Gray seems like a prime candidate for a guy who just needs a change of scenery.
>>90214451Now that's some all-natural power
>>90214449they're both too expensive for us. apparently cashman won't budge for gray and keuchel wants a 34-year contract...the (relatively) new blood in our front office is doing as much craigslist business as possible, our arbitration dodging was a work of art last week
Need some baseball and a hot summer night
Can't tell a lie boys, I LOVE sucking cock. Go Cubs.
>>90214471This sounds very based to me. Maybe a drink to cool off
>>90214459ah yeah I'm not really aware of the Reds FO spending tendencies. I guess that Bailey deal really did a number on them ha. Fortunately the Reds are flush with prospects if they want to go out and get someone. The NL central is going to be a bloodbath over the next couple years, as if it wasn't already.
Red Sox literally best team again repeats BOSTON ALWAYS WINNING
>>90214499don't get me wrong, i'd set off fireworks if we acquired either one, it's just never gonna happen. i think there's a strong tendency among this administration to toe the line--a lot of the dudes we picked up can be turned into prospects at the drop of a hat in june
>>90214516>that Canadian banter the next game
>>90214511I guess the trend of teams being more shrewd might actually help the Reds and other small market/cheaper teams. I mean like, I haven't heard a thing about Keuchel, he might be getting a lot less than he anticipated
>>90214541yeah, you're dead on about that. free agency has been a post-apocalyptic hellscape this winter, and it's not getting any hotter without some changes to the cba
>>90214565I've pretty much accepted there is going to be a strike when the CBA expires.
>>90214607fuck, i'm not drunk enough for that
>>90196608>tfw he wasn't a student of the game
>>90214611its still quite a ways away, there is still plenty of time for regular baseball heartache
>>90214623there's my fatalism. thanx bro
>>90214639np. but in all honestly if a strike is needed to keep owners from penny pinching to the point where people dont even go to the park then fuck it, small sacrifice for the better of the game.
>>90214541I think Keuchel gets the annual salary he wants, or close to it, just not the years.
>>90214652most likely. Which is still less money then he had been planning on earning while he was under team control.
>>90214649amen. fuck owners, fuck em raw
Players striking would be retarded. Over 75% if not even 90% of players around the league are being paid waaaay to much to fucking suck at a fucking ball game and they want to cry they deserve more? Do you really think hitters who strike out over 20% of the time or pitchers who have 5 or more era really deserve millions or even hundreds of thousands? It's fucking stupid.
>>90214702do you think shitbrain owners who voted to approve rob fucking manfred deserve the lion's share? lmao
>>90214714They don't either. Money should be given based on merit. I'm sick of seeing garbage players being paid stupid amounts of money while they suck horribly.
>>90214735very edgy. so divert a percentage of tv revenue to...charity?...based on whether or not you think someone deserves it. kek
>>90214748Ugh...Im sorry... Im not a good thinker
>>90214702>Players striking would be retarded.This is quite literally the exact sentiment that was pushed on the players last time from their union legal advisors, lifted straight from the neo-liberal Obama administration under Tony Clark. We can see how well that served them under this CBA.>Over 75% if not even 90% of players around the league are being paid waaaay to much to fucking suckI'm pretty sure most players are making the minimum. The focus always tends to drift towards the players whose contracts have not worked out from ownership's perspective and almost never on the players who are being underpaid.
>>90214735A lot of the really bad contracts were obviously bad right from the start. Jason Heyward, Dexter Fowler, Ian Desmond, Pablo Sandoval, Eric Hosmer. None of them had a track record that indicated they were top flight players year in, year out. A few of those contracts, Desmond and Hosmer in particular, almost look like the club was designated by the league office to hand out money to boost the revenue split ratio.
>>90214748It's not whether you think they deserve it or not. There's very clear measures of success in the game from all the stats and numbers that everyone can see. It's clear who deserves money and who doesn't.
>>90214769you're not wrong that plenty of players are being paid too much, but you're focusing on the sympton instead of the disease. i never thought in a million years that i'd say this but major league baseball's middle class is being subjugated
>>90214797this is literally the best post in the history of 4chan
>>90214819I dunno, have you seen the "pengwings" story?
>>90214846I made that post.
>>90214855>>90214846>>90214819ngl these are pretty good, but I once posted "fuck you"
Pengwings poster here
>>90214897Hey fuck you asshole
I am the real pengwings poster I aint no fraud
>>90214897Oh you can die now asshole
>>90214897fuck off retard
>>90214895i once spent almost an entire college football season polluting /cfb/ with "lmao suck my dick bitch" replies...it caught on to some extent and those simpletons are so easily trollable that they thought each one was a direct insult to "their" school
>>90214930based kek and based
>>90214930ok this guy's cool, he's with me
>>90214930Yeah, I can get behind this guy.
Which guys would you personally get behind?
ah, yes, the killing fields of '17
>>90214930Oh yeah. I samefag'd these posts.>>90214939>>90214943>>90214945>>90214948>>90214953>>90214924>>90214920>>90214910>>90214905>>90214903>>90214897>>90214895>>90214846>>90214855
>>90214702>Over 75% if not even 90% of players around the league are being paid waaaay to much to fucking suck at a fucking ball game and they want to cry they deserve more? you're pulling that number out of your ass
>>90214963lmao suck my dick bitch
>10 dollar beer>100 dollar ticket>tax payer dollars to build stadiumfuck the players too while were at it, the owners deserve the money!
>>90214986lmao suck my dick bitch
lmao suck my dick bitch
>>90215000>10 dollar beerlmao
>>90215000I know ways you can get around that beer price
>>9021501310 dollar domestic 12 dollar craft at my park
>>90215005heyyyyyyou don't have to hit to hurt
>>90215043i like it
baseball season is coming, I bet that makes all the off-topic psychos nervous...actual baseball discussion is gonna happen soon
>>90215114*shivers in fear*I-it was all jokes man...
>>90215114>off-topic psychoslmao suck my dick bich
NEW already, wtf>>90215224>>90215224>>90215224>>90215224
>>90214471>tfw love cold weather and hate hot weather, yet don't like football and like baseballWhy can't the sport just be played in the snow? It would be maximum comfy.