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    Even with the complaint about the missed call in...

    Even with the complaint about the missed call in Saturday's game, let me say that I don't think it ever should have even been challenged. What we're seeing is every team with someone in the...
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    Sounds great. Unfortunately, even with the replay...

    Sounds great. Unfortunately, even with the replay they are not always getting them right. Blatant missed call in the Red Sox-Yankees game Saturday. Networks all showed the runner off 2nd when tagged,...
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    After a couple of weeks with the replay, I agree...

    After a couple of weeks with the replay, I agree with this sentiment I saw elsewhere.

    "My worst fears have been realized. It takes too long, it doesn't end the controversies, it kills the flow of...
  4. Unfortunately, Coach wasn't able to be there...

    Unfortunately, Coach wasn't able to be there today. Apparently, it was a family emergency that kept him away. Hope they can reschedule.
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    No need to wait for Saturday.....MLBN tonight!

    No need to wait for Saturday.....MLBN tonight!
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    It's ridiculous that we are considered to be in...

    It's ridiculous that we are considered to be in the Royals market, but pretty much never get a chance to watch them. There should be some consideration given by MLB as to whether there are actual...
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    Don't believe that's on U-Verse in OKC.

    Don't believe that's on U-Verse in OKC.
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    "Ace" Ventura seems fitting.

    "Ace" Ventura seems fitting.
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    Pretty aggravating that we don't get Royals games...

    Pretty aggravating that we don't get Royals games in the OKC market, yet are blacked out on MLB.tv.
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    http://i847.photobucket.com/albums/ab31/yaz67mvp/p...

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    And what does that have to do with Ellsbury?

    And what does that have to do with Ellsbury?
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    Looks like the folks in Yankee stadium couldn't...

    Looks like the folks in Yankee stadium couldn't spell Ellsbury either. First game at the Stadium....Jacoby Ellsubry

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  13. Looking forward to Coach Hughes speaking to the...

    Looking forward to Coach Hughes speaking to the noon Rotary Club in Norman on Thursday.
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    Apparently, the Red Sox have chosen to not even...

    Apparently, the Red Sox have chosen to not even attempt this.
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    Red Sox real impressive in the home opening...

    Red Sox real impressive in the home opening series. Swept by the Brewers, Middlebrooks to the DL, Ortiz hobbled, Buchholz hammered. But they did get their rings! Rangers next.
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    Hey, don't you need to be studying? Haha. My...

    Hey, don't you need to be studying? Haha.

    My son got his match for residency in Emergency Medicine. Heading west, but not as far west as you are.
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    He had a lifetime record of 94-46 and an ERA of...

    He had a lifetime record of 94-46 and an ERA of 2.2770. His ERA is 16th best among all major league pitchers. Five of the pitchers with a lower ERA than Ruth pitched before 1900 at some point in...
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    This is the point I've been trying to make....

    This is the point I've been trying to make. Baseball is basically the same game today as it was before the other leagues were even formed.
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    Of course, I prefer this photo. ...

    Of course, I prefer this photo.
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    Those guys were not from the '20s or '30s...not...

    Those guys were not from the '20s or '30s...not even close. Brown, Russell and Chamberlain are the only ones from the '50s/'60s even. Go back another generation, or two, and tell me who could play...
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    Who the hell cares what the average height and...

    Who the hell cares what the average height and weight is now vs. then? It doesn't matter in being able to play the game. Dustin Pedroia won the AL MVP at 5'9" and 160 lbs. Tim Lincecum won back to...
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    Are 1936 and 1939 in the 30's? Yes, I believe...

    Are 1936 and 1939 in the 30's? Yes, I believe they are.

    I'm not saying that baseball players are not athletic. The fact is that there are, and always have been, players that excel in MLB without...
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    Williams and Feller both played in the '30s....

    Williams and Feller both played in the '30s. Musial and Spahn started in '41 and '42. How about Babe Ruth, Lou Gherig, Grover Cleveland Alexander, then? Nit pick all you want about the dates. The...
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    Willing to bet that Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Ty...

    Willing to bet that Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Ty Cobb, or any other HOF players of their era, could still hit today's pitching, just like they did back then. Same could be said of Bob Feller, Warren...
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    Pirates pitcher Stolmy Pimentel was a decent...

    Pirates pitcher Stolmy Pimentel was a decent prospect in the Red Sox system. Traded a year ago in the Mark Melancon deal.
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    Could not believe they got out of that one. Lake...

    Could not believe they got out of that one. Lake scooped that double play grounder like he plays 3rd -all the time.
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    One of the most appealing things about baseball,...

    One of the most appealing things about baseball, to me, is the fact that the game has not changed much in 100 years. Great players from the 20's and 30's could step in and be great players today. You...
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    You've got to get there! From September,...

    You've got to get there!

    From September, 2012.

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    I'm fine with replay, if it's done in a timely...

    I'm fine with replay, if it's done in a timely fashion. I was watching the Indians and A's this afternoon, and a replay of a play at the plate took about 6-7 minutes to review. That's way too long.
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    My mistake, I assumed you were talking about a...

    My mistake, I assumed you were talking about a sport that people actually watch.
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    You mean that 11 minutes of action? ...

    You mean that 11 minutes of action?

    "According to a Wall Street Journal study of four recent broadcasts, and similar estimates by researchers, the average amount of time the ball is in play on...
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    "There is indeed something special about...

    "There is indeed something special about baseball's timelessness, never constricted by the limits of the clock. It is an unapologetic sport that doesn't care about sleeping habits or other...
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    A few photos from my spring training trips in...

    A few photos from my spring training trips in February and March.

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    http://i847.photobucket.com/albums/ab31/yaz67mvp/e...

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    At least she was 3-5 in spelling, better than Ellsbury's 0-4.
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    If I knew how the hell to post pictures from my...

    If I knew how the hell to post pictures from my phone, I would put up some spring training photos.
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    The O's and Rays will definitely be a handful,...

    The O's and Rays will definitely be a handful, and as much as I hate to say it, don't count out the Yankees. Just glad baseball is back!
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    I changed my avatar when they announced they were...

    I changed my avatar when they announced they were going with the red lettering and numbers. I think they look sharp. Hope they play that way. I've been in Florida for a few days to watch the Sox. Not...
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    I agree with you. As a Sox fan, I'm ready to see...

    I agree with you. As a Sox fan, I'm ready to see him gone now.
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    Things not looking good for former Yukon, OK...

    Things not looking good for former Yukon, OK catcher & Red Sox prospect Jon Denney.
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    Whether you asked or the article asked, my point...

    Whether you asked or the article asked, my point is that concluding MLS players are the new Boys of Summer from the fact that 12-17 year olds like it as well as MLB, is a big stretch. I'm thinking...
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    You asked if the MLS players were now the true...

    You asked if the MLS players were now the true "Boys of Summer". Takes a little more than the 12-17 year old age bracket for MLS to overtake MLB in that category.
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    I always hear that MLB is on the decline, yet...

    I always hear that MLB is on the decline, yet their revenues are at record levels and they have significant tv contracts about to be renewed with major increases. I'm not ready to buy into the belief...
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    I'm guessing that MLS revenues are not quite at...

    I'm guessing that MLS revenues are not quite at this level. Actually, MLB not far behind the NFL in revenue.
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    I'm comparing drunk fans to drunk fans.

    I'm comparing drunk fans to drunk fans.
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    Whereas with football, you have all week to sleep...

    Whereas with football, you have all week to sleep it off.
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    Did I say nobody? The level of drinking that...

    Did I say nobody? The level of drinking that takes place at tailgating for NFL and college football games is much, much greater than that done at tailgating for MLB games. You show up in the parking...
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    And it's not worth it.

    And it's not worth it.
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    You're the one trying to compare someone having a...

    You're the one trying to compare someone having a beer or two before a MLB game, to people spending 6 or 8 hours of drinking before a football game.
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    Tailgating at MLB games is not in the same...

    Tailgating at MLB games is not in the same stratosphere as NFL or college football games. I just would hate to see OU cave in to selling beer at games , just to make more money. There are no other...
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    Been to lots of MLB games. How about you?

    Been to lots of MLB games. How about you?
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