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IcePhoenix
Sep 18, 2005

You're tense, I'm calm. You apply excessive force, I
*snap*
OHHHH HECKUMS




THE HOUSTON ASTROS ARE THE 2017 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS

Congrats Astros fans! Enjoy yourself! Especially you, Intruder!

Intruder posted:

Here's my attempt to do some bargaining with the baseball gods

IF THE ASTROS WIN THE WORLD SERIES I WILL MAKE AND EAT THIS



Intruder posted:

Increasing my toxx

I WILL EAT THIS ENTIRE TUNA AND JELLO PIE IF THE ASTROS WIN THE WORLD SERIES

http://www.midcenturymenu.com/2010/...mmer-salad-pie/



This is not a copout on the bananas, I will eat both



OTHER STUFF

The 2018 SAS MLB Hall Of Fame Ballot is LIVE

bewbies posted:

Base Ball goons: signup thread for OOTP be a player:

https://forums.somethingawful.com/s...hreadid=3839473

Come watch your highly touted prospect succumb to concussions!



QO stuff

quote:

- If the team losing the player was not a revenue sharing recipient OR the player signed elsewhere for under 50MM guaranteed, team losing the player gets a pick between rounds 2 and 3 of the 2018 draft.
- If the team losing the player was a revenue sharing recipient AND the player signed elsewhere for more than 50MM guaranteed, team losing the player gets a pick after round 1 of the 2018 draft.
- If the team losing the player was subject to the luxury tax, they get a pick between rounds 4 and 5 of the 2018 draft.

- If the team that signs the player received revenue sharing and didn't exceed the luxury tax threshold, they lose their third highest pick in the 2018 draft.
- If the team that signs the player contributes to revenue sharing but did not exceed the luxury tax threshold, they lose their second highest draft pick in the 2018 draft and 500K in international bonus pool money for the 2018 period.
- If the team that signs the player was subject to the luxury tax, they lose their second and fifth highest draft picks in the 2018 draft and 1MM of international bonus pool money for the 2018 period.

Revenue sharing recipients: Astros, A's, Braves, Brewers, Diamondbacks, Indians, Mariners, Orioles, Padres, Pirates, Rays, Reds, Rockies, Royals, Twins
Teams paying luxury tax: Dodgers, Nationals, Red Sox, Tigers, Yankees

IcePhoenix fucked around with this message at Nov 24, 2017 around 05:05

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IcePhoenix
Sep 18, 2005

You're tense, I'm calm. You apply excessive force, I
*snap*
OHHHH HECKUMS


PS the game tonight sucked so 1991 is still the best don't @ me

Der Meister
May 12, 2001



Hello everyone. *chug*

Ammat The Ankh
Sep 7, 2010

If it's one thing I can't stand, it's people bunting.


From the previous thread:

Suck it Dodgers

Intruder eat the nanners

R.D. Mangles
Jan 10, 2004


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFkJLlU-3GI

Comptroll The Forums
Apr 25, 2007

DON'T HURT MY FEE FEES!

Congrats Verlander, giving new meaning to "if you love something let it go free"

GeneX
Sep 29, 2014

ahhh
Awful Games Done Quick 2018 Survivor


IcePhoenix posted:

PS the game tonight sucked so 1991 is still the best don't @ me

sure but last year had the best game 7

Congrats Astros!

Also, congrats Intruder's gut fauna: you'll get to experience a very special treat.

Kevlar v2.0
Dec 25, 2003



IcePhoenix posted:

PS the game tonight sucked so 1991 2016 is still the best

ftfy

Also glad to see Verlander and Beltran get a ring

iospace
Apr 20, 2020




Grimey Drawer

INTRUDER EAT THE FOOD

Carlosologist
Oct 13, 2013

Impossible's just another Tuesday in Central City


Congrats to Houston, city deserved it for sure and you guys are all class acts

But we’re coming for it next year!!

Spoeank
Jul 16, 2003

That's a nice even year you have there, it would be a shame if some bullshit were to happen to it.

From the previous thread:

Congrats Intruder

OxySnake
Mar 22, 2007

"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."

IcePhoenix posted:

PS the game tonight sucked so 1991 is still the best don't @ me

Your not wrong.

But also to see Verlander and Beltran getting their rings is awesome.

Also Liriano

The Berzerker
Feb 24, 2006

treat me like a dog


Beltran
Verlander
Altuve

Puig

Congratulations Astros posters.

Nissin Cup Nudist
Sep 3, 2011


INTRUDER EAT THE TUNA

Popete
Oct 6, 2009

This will make sure you don't suggest to the KDz
That he should grow greens instead of crushing on MCs

Grimey Drawer

Altuve is cool and he's got a ring, hell yeah.

Spoeank
Jul 16, 2003

That's a nice even year you have there, it would be a shame if some bullshit were to happen to it.

you've come a long way, baby (click for thread)

https://twitter.com/jon_bois/status/925936136211632130

Kevlar v2.0
Dec 25, 2003



It's awesome seeing Astros fans go nuts because after last year I know exactly how they feel

kensei
Dec 27, 2007

Bo Knows Posting



Yay the Astros won.

They won't be good again next year, right?

RIGHT?

Dammit.

Someday the Mariners will win the West again. Someday.

SourKraut
Nov 20, 2005

I'M FLYING TO HARDEE'S

Kevlar v2.0 posted:

It's awesome seeing Astros fans go nuts because after last year I know exactly how they feel

Same

GeneX
Sep 29, 2014

ahhh
Awful Games Done Quick 2018 Survivor


Kevlar v2.0 posted:

It's awesome seeing Astros fans go nuts because after last year I know exactly how they feel

Yup

Ammat The Ankh
Sep 7, 2010

If it's one thing I can't stand, it's people bunting.



Sports Illustrated wins it all for that cover

But loses it all for this one:

Miz Kriss
Mar 17, 2009

It's only an avatar if the Cubs get swept.


History was made two years in a row. Congrats, Astros.

I'm more excited for Intruder's culinary adventure though.

Der Meister
May 12, 2001



I wanna bash the Astros but I can’t. Congrats y’all.




gently caress the giants.

SourKraut
Nov 20, 2005

I'M FLYING TO HARDEE'S

So how much has Darvish’s stock dropped?

R.D. Mangles
Jan 10, 2004


Kevlar v2.0 posted:

It's awesome seeing Astros fans go nuts because after last year I know exactly how they feel

let's hope that something unthinkably dumb and terrible doesn't happen in a week that sucks all of the joy from the win and everything else

ChiTownEddie
Mar 26, 2010

Awesome beer, no pants.
Join the Legion.


I...


I miss baseball already.

ChiTownEddie
Mar 26, 2010

Awesome beer, no pants.
Join the Legion.


SourKraut posted:

So how much has Darvish’s stock dropped?

David Price Pitching Postseason Games Amounts.

Nissin Cup Nudist
Sep 3, 2011


Spoeank posted:

you've come a long way, baby (click for thread)

https://twitter.com/jon_bois/status/925936136211632130

This is my favorite

https://twitter.com/jon_bois/status/925936498242981890

CubsWoo
Aug 17, 2005

Where the big boys RAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRGH FUCK YOU


SourKraut posted:

So how much has Darvish’s stock dropped?

http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/...ish-bad-pitcher

Poque
Sep 11, 2003



base ball

ChiTownEddie
Mar 26, 2010

Awesome beer, no pants.
Join the Legion.


Poque posted:

base ball

Is ov er

FlamingLiberal
Jan 18, 2009

Would you like to play a game?


Congrats to the 'Stros

ChiTownEddie
Mar 26, 2010

Awesome beer, no pants.
Join the Legion.


But real talk.
https://twitter.com/ChaseMit/status/925935399549116416

Big Mean Jerk
Jan 27, 2009

MENTALLY
DEFEATED


Last year, Cleveland's run meant the world to my dad and I. My grandfather was a lifelong Indians fan who got both of us into baseball and we lost him just before the season started. Tonight we sat and watched the game together and after that final out it was all tears, hugs, and giddy laughter.

Kevlar v2.0
Dec 25, 2003




They can flip him off just like Almora

https://twitter.com/GDubCub/status/880127810689540103

Comptroll The Forums
Apr 25, 2007

DON'T HURT MY FEE FEES!

This proves that tanking is a legit strategy and tigers, mariners, padres, etc better start racing to be the worst

E: by design, that is

Comptroll The Forums fucked around with this message at Nov 2, 2017 around 04:22

ChiTownEddie
Mar 26, 2010

Awesome beer, no pants.
Join the Legion.



Kevlar, I love you, but for once this isn't about the cubs. Let us just celebra


Nice Almora, that dude rules.

SourKraut
Nov 20, 2005

I'M FLYING TO HARDEE'S

ChiTownEddie posted:

Kevlar, I love you, but for once this isn't about the cubs. Let us just celebra


Nice Almora, that dude rules.

Everyone should appreciate Trump getting flipped off though.

OxySnake
Mar 22, 2007

"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."

Wasn't there a SI cover from like 2011 that had the Royals as the WS champs in 2015?

I swear im not going crazy.

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Carlosologist
Oct 13, 2013

Impossible's just another Tuesday in Central City


Carlos Correa Jr is coming next August, place your bets now on who’s drafting him in 2035

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