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Brother Buzz

(36,384 posts)
2. I've been a National League supporter all my life, but I'm conflicted on this one
Mon Oct 24, 2022, 12:52 AM
Oct 2022

I need to see Dusty Baker grab the brass ring so he can ride into the sunset a happy man.

Say what you want about the Astros, but credit where credit is due - Dusty Baker came out of retirement, tasked to rehabilitate the scandal ridden Astros. And he did.

True Dough

(17,255 posts)
3. How many connections remain on this Astros roster
Mon Oct 24, 2022, 12:56 AM
Oct 2022

from the 2017 cheating champs edition? Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman. And Justin Verlander, I think. Anyone else?

rubbersole

(6,661 posts)
4. I'm going to have to root for a team from Philadelphia.
Mon Oct 24, 2022, 01:29 AM
Oct 2022

The devil has stolen my soul.

(My trumper brother lives in West Chester. Between the Phillies and the Eagles he's been insufferable.)

303squadron

(538 posts)
5. I will never be able to root for the Trashtos
Mon Oct 24, 2022, 01:30 AM
Oct 2022

But they remind me of something Bill James said in an old Abstract - Never underestimate a team that feels it has something to prove.

In a way I'm glad I'm vacationing in a different time zone, a country that doesn't care about baseball, and an area without streaming services. Also, the world serious does not identify the best team in mlb. It identifies the team that is the hottest at the end of the season.

303squadron

(538 posts)
8. One could argue that the Trashtos are just as hot
Mon Oct 24, 2022, 04:10 AM
Oct 2022

In that case who would win? A team that has a 219 run differential in the regular season, or a team with a 62 run differential?

Mind you, I no not want the Trashtos to win, but they are favored for a reason.

It's the most uninteresting world serious in my lifetime!

mahatmakanejeeves

(57,312 posts)
9. As if it's scripted: The NFL has an Eagles/Texans TNF game during the week of the World Series.
Mon Oct 24, 2022, 10:31 AM
Oct 2022
If the NHL had any sense we could also have Flyers/Aeros.

As if it's scripted: The NFL has an Eagles/Texans TNF game during the week of the World Series between … Philadelphia and Houston:

Fri, 10/28: Game 1
Sat, 10/29: Game 2
Mon, 10/31: Game 3
Tue, 11/1: Game 4
Wed, 11/2: Game 5
Thu, 11/3: Eagles/Texans
Fri, 11/4: G6
Sat, 11/5: G7


AKwannabe

(5,634 posts)
10. Philadelphia having a great sports year so far
Fri Oct 28, 2022, 12:24 PM
Oct 2022

NFL Eagles undefeated too.

The Eagles had a real good season last year and look to be as good or better this season.

Not a fan but do wish both teams well as they appear to be earning their way to the big games.

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