On the scheduling in 2013, most models with reduced interleague play feature some variation of 14 interleague games. That leaves 48 for divisional play and 10 games each with non division teams in your league. The problem with these models is the 10 game sets with non division teams. Could have five game series at each location - hate that. Could have unbalanced 3-4-3 model but I thought that was one of the things we were trying to do away with. 2-3-2-3 is more travel and everyone would probably be against that.
This is what I do to try to take my mind off of 3 weeks ago. It has only been three weeks, and damn near 3 months till pitchers and catchers report.
And $#@! Darren Oliver. You have a two run lead, two mediocre hitters and a $#@!ing pitcher to deal with. And where in the $#@! is Feliz while this is going on? Sure you are upset about the way things went the previous inning but Roy Hobbs just jacked a two run shot- doesn't that put a little fire back in the belly?
An artist friend of mine had a pretty cool experience with Mike Adams recently and I figured I'd share it here. He's the same guy who did the Mavericks artwork on the parquet floor tiles.
HERE's his site and HERE's his store in case anyone is interested...
This may be the coolest art/autograph experience I’ve ever been a part of. This past Saturday the 12th, at AutographsInk, Mike Adams relief pitcher for the American League Champion Texas Rangers was appearing to do an autograph signing. As everyone who stops by is aware of, I’ve done a couple of paintings with Mike Adams as the subject. I thought it would be pretty cool to get his autograph on a painting. I don’t generally hang my own art on my own walls, but with an autographed piece I can definitely make an exception. It’s something that will be a part of my small personal collection.
The signing was scheduled for 11am, so I got there a bit early. I have to admit I was a bit nervous going in because you never know how someone is going to interpret a piece of art. What some people think is a treasure, others may think is complete garbage. I didn’t want to go in and have him not sign it because he thought it was terrible. And some athletes these days are such prima donnas these days and won’t sign original art work or items they really don’t care for. Or in some cases charge extra for autographing original art.
So, I grab the art and hit the store. After shooting it with a guy I used to work with, I proceed to the autograph area with painting in hand. I place it on the table in front of him, and before I could say a word, he looked up and asked me “Are you Jason?”, I took a second and said yes, and he told me that he had seen the painting online and wanted to see about getting the one I did with the paint splatter on it. Needless to say, I was pretty stoked that a) he knew who I was and b) that he liked it enough to want one. Luckily I had the one he wanted in the car with me. So I went out and got it and brought it in for him. We talked a bit and I took off, probably with a grin as big as Tyler had when he told us he made first chair in band.
A couple of miles down the road I realized that I didn’t get any photos of him with the art, so I turned around and went in and got a couple of shots of Mike with his new art work. This was without a doubt the best experience I’ve ever had with a professional athlete. He seemed genuine, he took the time to talk to everyone, and overall was a pretty cool guy. I wish more athletes had his attitude today.
DFO is supposed to be my boy, but I think that is weak. I can't even muster the energy to argue for him. Give me one of the Japs, at least.
bunch of $#@!s
I'm pretty sure that Ludosc doesn't watch the TCU cross country team from the trees....just sayin.
Just scanned a couple pages of that Astros thread. It reads like something from TexAgs.
I welcome the new whipping boys and the decrease in the % of west coast start times.
Jean Jacques Taylor shouldn't be allowed to write about sports, especially baseball
JJT is the original Jemele Hill
Last edited by PaleWriter; 11-18-2011 at 05:31 PM.
The Rangers purchased the contracts of six minor leaguers Friday, adding them to the club's 40-man roster: RHP Jake Brigham, RHP Roman Mendez, RHP Justin Miller, LHP Martin Perez, RHP Neil Ramirez, and RHP Matt West.
That gives the Rangers 37 players on the 40-man roster:
RH Pitchers (17)
LH Pitchers (5)
Miguel De los Santos
Fielder will only count as one roster spot right?
It's been 14 hours since the last post, slackers.
I just saw a woman that looks like Lexi.
Right now, there are no bullpen lefties under contract. Am hoping for Gonzalez, but preparing myself for the re signing of DFO.
In terms of trying to prepare for DFO's potential return, I have thought about having someone kick me in the nuts twice a week. Maybe eating some tainted food and suffering through food poisoning symptoms periodically. Any suggestions?
i hear hideki irabu is just lying around not doing much of anything these days.
ohhh....you want a lefty. nvm.
Last edited by EsTyne; 11-20-2011 at 11:12 PM. Reason: too soon?
Didn't the Rangers have someone go watch Jamie Moyer a few weeks back? Maybe he can be our veteran LHP out of the pen? He's only 48 or 49.
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