2017 MLB Season

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  1. Carolina Speed

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    Thanks for the Pittsburgh evaluation Van Slyke. I see that veteran 3B David Freese is off to a hot start. Batting .381 and a couple of HR's already.
     
  2. Leonardfan

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    Watching the Cardinals - Yankees game and they are pushing the whole latino in baseball agenda as well. So annoying and yet another anti-white hurdle being put up.

    Essentially it's the latino version of lack of sportsmanship and acting like a bunch of morons on the field.
     
  3. Carolina Speed

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    No surprise that Mike Trout leads his team in just about every offensive category and in the top 10 in the AL in most, however, it's got to be tough playing for the Angels. Trout batting .327 got on base 3 of 4 times last night and not once did he score a run, despite stealing bases. One of Trout's best attributes is the ability to score runs with his amazing speed, but so far despite a .327 BA and over .400 OBP, he has only scored 6 runs. In a similar situation with Bryce Harper, but with more offensive weapons, Harper has scored 12 runs! Albert Pujols, hits behind Trout is batting .200 and the next best BA. on the team is .286. At some point this has got to take some kind of toll on Trout, I hope it doesn't and he's one tough SOG, or he gets traded to a team that can contend before the end of his career!
     
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  4. Shadowlight

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    I live on the east coast but often if I wake up in the middle of the night I check out the MLB network to see if Trout had a good game. I am a fanatic. By the way OF Starling Marte of the Pirates just got hit with an 80 game (PEDs) drug ban. I call that good news! Just like last year when that little twit media darling Dee Gordon got caught.
     
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  5. rockybleier

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    It's going to eventually be Austin Meadows out there in the outfield in place of Cutch or Marte....Meadows has been off to a slow start, but has all the tools.....
     
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  6. Don Wassall

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    The Pirates look to be an also-ran already this season. The long suspension of Marte comes on top of their Korean second baseman Kang being barred from coming to the U.S. due to his three DUIs back home. It's amusing too how their "superstar" McCutcheon has been playing the past two years like he's already finished.

    Meadows is struggling but will get called up at some point. That's how the Nuttings do business anyway -- develop young talent and then trade it away before they have to shell out the big bucks, with McCutcheon being the rare exception.
     
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  7. celticdb15

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    1st season as a Rockies fan is going alright, I like Blackmon, LeMehieu, Story, Wolf.
    Had to give up on the Brew Crew.. They have zero star power besides Hebrew Hammer, small market and cap, play in NL Central(Cards,Cubs, Pirates), and their attendance numbers are the lowest in years since the new stadium was built in Mid 2000s.
     
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  8. La France Blanche

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    I really feel for Trout. The Angels have darkened up a lot this year - sometimes Trout and right fielder Kole Calhoun are the only White men they put on the field.
     
  9. Carolina Speed

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    Yeah, Hebrew Hammer, Ryan Braun having another steady year, already 5 HR's. He's closing in on 300HR's/1000 RBI. Other guys starting slow including Story, Bryant, and Turner just to name a few. As stated earlier, Trout and Harper very steady to this point. Top 10 in most statistical categories. Trout closing in on 50 WAR at 25 years old is amazing!
    Just to give you an idea of how crazy that is, Bryce Harper is only at 22 WAR at 24!
     
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  10. celticdb15

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    Braun is off to another hot start. His legacy is a bit tarnished to me after he got busted with PEDs and claimed His test was tampered with. The Hebrew Hammer claimed anti-semitism, gimme a break. Rumors are Milwaukee is shopping him around, looks like he'll be a Dodger by year's end.

    Pretty dang awesome to say hands down that the 2 best young players in MLB are white!
     
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  11. Carolina Speed

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    Bryce Harper HR number 5 in his first AB this evening!
     
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  12. Carolina Speed

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    Harper HR number 6 in his second AB on the first pitch! 5 RBI, 2nd inning!
     
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  13. Shadowlight

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    Halos lost again today and Trout went one for four with a 9th inning homer, his fourth. The team feels anemic again and certainly once again fading Pujols is off to a horrible start so pitchers can easily pitch around Trout. I would NEVER trade Trout and I suspect the Angels won't either but with no help on the farm coming you wonder what they can do to juice up this line up. For two plus years Trout has had to fend for himself. He needs protection otherwise he won't ever see strikes.
     
  14. Carolina Speed

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    Trea Turner hits for the cycle and has 7 RBI.
    Harper remains hot hitting .400 and slug% .800!
    Trout HR number 6.
    Madison Bumgarner has stated slowly although not getting much help from the offense is on the DL after a dirt bike accident.
     
  15. La France Blanche

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    The two White men in the Angels' starting lineup were the heroes of the day, Trout with the game-tying homer in the 10th inning and Kole Calhoun with the walk-off hit in the 11th.
     
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    If the Nationals continue to win, I expect them to start getting hate like the Patriots. Their only non-white starter is 3B Anthony Rendon. They have young superstars in Turner, Harper and Strausburg. White speed and power throughout their lineup. Look for the sports "journalists" and even the league to start taking cheap shots at the Nats. They're the only MLB team I follow, and they've been great so far.
     
  17. Leonardfan

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  18. Heretic

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    Enjoying watching them on TV playing the Rockies right now, whom are just as worthy of support as the Nationals are. Nationals up 2-0 right now. Impressive team.

    Rockies depth chart
     
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  19. Heretic

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    Trea Turner just rocked one out of the park to make it 3-0 Nationals.

    UPDATE: Damn, now Ryan Zimmerman just rocked one out of the park to make it 5-0.

    UPDATE: Daniel Murphy now with a three run shot to make it 9-2. Nationals making it look easy.
     
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