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    Apparently Thor decided there will be no more walks or HR.

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    I hate that nickname so much. His last name is Danish, not Norwegian.
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    I think we all know it's the latter. The Mariners have been a disgustingly bad offensive for a decade now and nothing has changed.

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    Danes had a Viking culture and had the same pantheon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    I hate that nickname so much. His last name is Danish, not Norwegian.
    The Danes owned Norway for hundreds of years... though I'm pretty sure it has more to do with the Marvel character than Norse mythology.

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    I don't care I still hate it
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    I think we all know it's the latter. The Mariners have been a disgustingly bad offensive for a decade now and nothing has changed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    I don't care I still hate it
    You're such a SJW.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyborg View Post
    You're such a SJW.
    That doesn't even make sense.
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    I think we all know it's the latter. The Mariners have been a disgustingly bad offensive for a decade now and nothing has changed.

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    I don't think it has anything to do with his name or heritage. It's the fact that he's a tall, strong man with flowing golden locks that throws a 100 mph fastball.
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    Synder is mediocre at best this year. Let me know when Synder is giving up less runs per game than Sanchez, until then I'll take Sanchez

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orgfiller View Post
    I don't think it has anything to do with his name or heritage. It's the fact that he's a tall, strong man with flowing golden locks that throws a 100 mph fastball.
    I don't care, it's cringey af

    But I'd guarantee no one is calling him Thor if his last name was Jones or Smith.
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    I think we all know it's the latter. The Mariners have been a disgustingly bad offensive for a decade now and nothing has changed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orgfiller View Post
    I don't think it has anything to do with his name or heritage. It's the fact that he's a tall, strong man with flowing golden locks that throws a 100 mph fastball.
    Or maybe the whole "really good curveball, a pitch nicknamed a hammer" thing

    does this make RA Dickey Loki
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    climate change (lol)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    I don't care, it's cringey af

    But I'd guarantee no one is calling him Thor if his last name was Jones or Smith.
    Why wouldn't they?

    If he was 6'0 with short brown hair and the same last name and skill set, I guarantee no one would call him Thor.

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    FFS, the Norse god Thor has red hair and a beard. He's clearly nicknamed after the comic book character. This has nothing to do with anyone's heritage.
    "if this board died it would objectively be a good thing - NJH"

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    Guys, I'm pretty sure they call Syndergaard Thor for more than one reason.

    - his name sounds Norse (even if it isn't)
    - he looks like Chris Hemsworth sort of
    - he is really big and athletic, like a god
    - he has a 'hammer' curveball
    - he is essentially a pitching god

    your all dum

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    Guys, I'm pretty sure they call Syndergaard Thor for more than one reason.

    - his name sounds Norse (even if it isn't)
    - he looks like Chris Hemsworth sort of
    - he is really big and athletic, like a god
    - he has a 'hammer' curveball
    - he is essentially a pitching god

    your all dum
    Fewer syllables. People are lazy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingKat View Post
    FFS, the Norse god Thor has red hair and a beard. He's clearly nicknamed after the comic book character. This has nothing to do with anyone's heritage.
    I'll willing to just say Boxy is stupid and move on

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    Syndergaard/Asgard
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    climate change (lol)



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