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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobthe4th View Post
    The thing that annoys me most is where he claims that managers shouting and swearing at umpires is "character of the game" and therefore good. But Bautista celebrating the biggest moment of his career is a bad thing.

    What an ignorant fool.
    lol it just sounds like he's trying to stir the pot to get a reaction from people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baseballsss View Post
    To be fair the part where he says if Mo was brought into games earlier he would have been better utilized isn't wrong.
    Yes and to be fair any stat you look at has Mo being superior to Goose (FIP, ERA, WAR, K/9, BB/9) But Gossage said those stats where shit and i don't know baseball lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sammy225 View Post
    Yes and to be fair any stat you look at has Mo being superior to Goose (FIP, ERA, WAR, K/9, BB/9) But Gossage said those stats where shit and i don't know baseball lol
    haha yah I know. The guys just ranting to get some attention and stir the pot.

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    Stories on Goose Gossage remind me of when people quote or respond to the Dogg...don't give that fuck face any attention.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baseballsss View Post
    haha yah I know. The guys just ranting to get some attention and stir the pot.
    Maybe. Either that or he's an angry old man who can't let go of the past.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brownie19 View Post
    I know we talked Capps a few days ago, but I really enjoyed this article and thought I would share. I swear I could watch the GIF of him throwing for a hour without getting bored.

    http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/carte...nst-the-rules/

    He actually has a new delivery this year FWIW.
    He gets a running start from 2b

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    Reliever Dellin Betances has lost his arbitration hearing to the Yankees, Fan Rag’s Jon Heyman writes (Twitter links). Betances will receive $3MM next season rather than the $5MM he had been seeking.

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    Ouch

    That's a big gap

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sammy225 View Post
    Guess what?!?!? Goose Gossage is back this spring training and his agenda for things to run down this year:

    1. Run down one of the greatest relievers in the game (Mariano)

    2. Running Down Replay (looses character)

    3. Sabremetrics are for people who don't know baseball.

    http://www.tsn.ca/gossage-again-rant...-game-1.674864
    TSN with the great editing too
    Gossage said of himself and fellow Hall of Famer, Bruce Sutton
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    You have to realize we have a real life celebrity who posts on our boards Roy firestone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by G-Snarls View Post
    Reliever Dellin Betances has lost his arbitration hearing to the Yankees, Fan Rag’s Jon Heyman writes (Twitter links). Betances will receive $3MM next season rather than the $5MM he had been seeking.
    https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2017/...&post-id=85774

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    The comments from Betances are juicy and well justified.

    Fuck Taylor Swift

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    Quote Originally Posted by HERPDERP View Post
    The comments from Betances are juicy and well justified.

    He absolutely should. The use of him has been gross. Giradi has abused him. He may never make it to free agency anything close to the same pitcher.

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    NYY president talking shit too now about Betances' agent saying he asked for closer's money lol. He was an all-star 3 years in a row and basically throws until his arm falls off for the pinstripes. Organization is drowning in money and haggling over this stuff is ridiculous.

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    What a whiner. Let's not be over dramatic. He's a 28 year old that is 6ft 8 260 lbs. He has thrown 254 career MLB innings with his workload DECREASING every season. 90 84 73. And that's after being a starter in the minors.

    He had one more appearance than osuna last year and one less ip ( not counting osuna 9 ip in postseason). And osuna is 21 with a TJ surgery under his belt)

    He should have asked for 4m and maybe he would have won.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeM View Post
    NYY president talking shit too now about Betances' agent saying he asked for closer's money lol. He was an all-star 3 years in a row and basically throws until his arm falls off for the pinstripes. Organization is drowning in money and haggling over this stuff is ridiculous.
    The Yankees should be absolutely embarrassed about this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeM View Post
    NYY president talking shit too now about Betances' agent saying he asked for closer's money lol. He was an all-star 3 years in a row and basically throws until his arm falls off for the pinstripes. Organization is drowning in money and haggling over this stuff is ridiculous.
    lol at criticizing for asking for closer's money, when he's a top-5 reliever in the game. Embarrassing.
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