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    Offerman assaults pitcher/catcher with bat during game

    Sounds like the injuries could be somewhat serious...

    ESPN - Bat assault during game gets Offerman arrested - MLB


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    Re: Offerman assaults pitcher/catcher with bat during game

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Sounds like the injuries could be somewhat serious...

    ESPN - Bat assault during game gets Offerman arrested - MLB
    You had to wonder how long it would be untill someone took a bat with them to the mound...



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    Re: Offerman assaults pitcher/catcher with bat during game

    I noticed one of the managers was Tommy John. He must stay busy between coaching and performing all those surgeries.


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    Re: Offerman assaults pitcher/catcher with bat during game

    Quote Originally Posted by Incyte View Post
    I noticed one of the managers was Tommy John. He must stay busy between coaching and performing all those surgeries.
    Ha! In the same vein as wondering why Cy Young never won the Cy Young award.


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    Re: Offerman assaults pitcher/catcher with bat during game

    Article with photos: The Connecticut Post Online - Offerman arrested after attack with bat

    Wow, hope someone has some video of this that comes out.




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    Re: Offerman assaults pitcher/catcher with bat during game

    I would love to see that video



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    Re: Offerman assaults pitcher/catcher with bat during game

    I must say, if baseball allowed the batter to actually carry (and use) the bat as he rounded the bases, I may be more inclined to watch!

    Of course, I do hope the folks hurt in this incident are ok.



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    Re: Offerman assaults pitcher/catcher with bat during game

    Will EA now start putting this in their games finally? I think this is a long overdue feature.

    Maybe they're afraid kids will start hitting each other or something.



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    Re: Offerman assaults pitcher/catcher with bat during game

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneG View Post
    Will EA now start putting this in their games finally? I think this is a long overdue feature.

    Maybe they're afraid kids will start hitting each other or something.
    Right.... GTA meets MLB from EA.

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    Re: Offerman assaults pitcher/catcher with bat during game

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    I must say, if baseball allowed the batter to actually carry (and use) the bat as he rounded the bases, I may be more inclined to watch!

    Of course, I do hope the folks hurt in this incident are ok.
    Ever seen the movie The Benchwarmers? This guy has to have his hands taped to the bat because he always lost it when he swung. One game he gets a triple, over-runs 3B then starts swinging the bat at the kid till he got back on the bag safely.




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    Re: Offerman assaults pitcher/catcher with bat during game

    Quote Originally Posted by travman23 View Post
    Ever seen the movie The Benchwarmers? This guy has to have his hands taped to the bat because he always lost it when he swung. One game he gets a triple, over-runs 3B then starts swinging the bat at the kid till he got back on the bag safely.

    Seen it, love it, stole the idea from it.



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    Re: Offerman assaults pitcher/catcher with bat during game

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Seen it, love it, stole the idea from it.
    Haven't seen the movie, but am wondering if anyone remembers a song from it called "Stand Up and Win". Just wondering if it is a prominent part of the show or is buried in credits or something. It's my friend's band and kinda cool to make a major motion picture. I suppose I could go and rent it!


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