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Old 08-14-2018, 10:24 PM
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Default Ronald Acuna

Sixteen hits and eight home runs in the last week.

More than living up to the hype. The kid is going to be an absolute monster.
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Old 08-14-2018, 10:38 PM
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Old 08-14-2018, 10:59 PM
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Old 08-15-2018, 09:15 PM
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Beaned on the first pitch. Completely classless by the pitcher https://mediadownloads.mlb.com/mlbam...sset_2500K.mp4
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Old 08-15-2018, 09:51 PM
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Nice, real nice... A great story now shelved for a bit. Hopefully Acuna heals quickly and goes back on a rampage.
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Old 08-15-2018, 10:04 PM
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Beaned on the first pitch. Completely classless by the pitcher https://mediadownloads.mlb.com/mlbam...sset_2500K.mp4
Absolutely cowardly move by Urena. Speculation that Marlins weren't happy with a particularly expressive bat flip. Make a better pitch if you don't like it. Total chicken****.
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Old 08-15-2018, 11:28 PM
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Terrified of the kid making history against them so they plunk him. Classless BS. Just give him an intentional walk if you're afraid to pitch to him.
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Old 08-16-2018, 01:21 AM
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Thanks to this thread I learned that your bean is somewhere near your left elbow. I always thought it was your head. Never too old to learn. Thanks for the video link, though.
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Old 08-16-2018, 05:08 AM
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Absolutely cowardly move by Urena. Speculation that Marlins weren't happy with a particularly expressive bat flip. Make a better pitch if you don't like it. Total chicken****.

If your the Braves you talk to the kid and ask him to tone it down a bit.


If you're the Miami Marlins, well, I don't know. After all you're the Marlins.
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Old 08-16-2018, 08:24 AM
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If your the Braves you talk to the kid and ask him to tone it down a bit.
Why?
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Old 08-16-2018, 11:13 AM
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Why?
Because old school bull****.
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Old 08-16-2018, 12:46 PM
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Because old school bull****.
Right now I'm listening to Fletcher Henderson and his band. The specific recording is The Stampede and the record was cut in NYC May 14, 1926. Talk about old school. I doubt that you or anyone else here has ever heard of Fletcher Henderson. He along with his band member Don Redman are credited with creating the jazz sound that became known as "swing" music. Almost nobody remembers either of those two but they created something that lives on today among a few of us music aficionados. Some things stand the test of time. In the arts, language, the social graces. Even in sports. What Henderson and Redman created was the equivalent of a WS winning home run. Minus the vulgar bat flip at the end. That is something I will never expect you to understand.

Edit: I just watched Ocuna's two home runs in the game right before he got plunked. It didn't look to me like he did a vulgar bat flip or any kind of real bat flip for that matter. So I guess the Marlins were just mad and that isn't the first nor will it be the last time this sort of thing happens. May Ocuna have a long career and may some traditions of life not be constantly sneered at.

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Old 08-16-2018, 01:36 PM
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Because old school bull****.
I think it's more than that, but I'm still willing to hear people out.
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Old 08-16-2018, 01:48 PM
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Right now I'm listening to Fletcher Henderson and his band. The specific recording is The Stampede and the record was cut in NYC May 14, 1926. Talk about old school. I doubt that you or anyone else here has ever heard of Fletcher Henderson. He along with his band member Don Redman are credited with creating the jazz sound that became known as "swing" music. Almost nobody remembers either of those two but they created something that lives on today among a few of us music aficionados. Some things stand the test of time. In the arts, language, the social graces. Even in sports. What Henderson and Redman created was the equivalent of a WS winning home run. Minus the vulgar bat flip at the end. That is something I will never expect you to understand.
When did Henderson and Redman start tossing musical instruments at upstart young musicians? If the answer is "never," then your analogy is not pertinent.
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Old 08-16-2018, 03:32 PM
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Just a few years ago it was the Braves plunking people for stuff like celebrating a home run too much for Brian McCann's aesthetic tastes.
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