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    Re: 2013 MLB All Star Game

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    That was cool.

    Would be great to see an NL comeback in the bottom of the 9th after they already used Rivera
    Or he comes back for the 9th and gets 2 inning save.


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    Re: 2013 MLB All Star Game

    Quote Originally Posted by SNEDDS3 View Post
    Or he comes back for the 9th and gets 2 inning save.
    Nah, I'd rather see him get the BS.



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    Re: 2013 MLB All Star Game

    where's the melk-man? PUT IN MELKY!


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    Re: 2013 MLB All Star Game

    Quote Originally Posted by bkassel View Post
    where's the melk-man? PUT IN MELKY!
    HAHA get him some at bats while he can still play.


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    Re: 2013 MLB All Star Game

    For a second there, I thought Gordon got that one out to dead center.



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    Re: 2013 MLB All Star Game

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Let's see...

    An exhibition game determines home field advantage for the World Series, something players from maybe 8 teams care about. Which is fine, if you had nothing but the best players playing in the game - which you don't, because much of the roster is determined by the fans, which makes it a popularity contest, not the best players. On top of that, every team must be represented, so more of the best players are forced to sit out so a player from the Astros or White Sox or Marlins can be on the team. And then the manager tries to get everyone to play in a game that supposedly matters.

    Either the game matters and you get the absolute best players from each league playing in the game, regardless of which team they play for, and then they play the game as if it matters - or they continue to treat it as the exhibition it truly is.

    It's a joke.
    If the all star game is a joke, then what is the one-game wild-card playoff game? That is even worse. Any one game series in baseball is stupid.

    As for the number of teams that care, there are probably 16 teams that still have a legitimate shot at the playoffs. I could maybe agree with you on who is selected, but only to an extent. I think most of the players on each roster are very deserving. But it could be improved if we just forgot about the teams who are last in their division. But all star game a joke? I have to respectfully disagree.



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    Re: 2013 MLB All Star Game

    Anybody catch ISU on the fox sports promotion? Not bad to be used on their promotional coverage of all sports from Nascar to NFL at the end of the All Star game.


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    Re: 2013 MLB All Star Game

    The Fox Sports one commercial just showed an Iowa State football player. that was kinda cool.



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    Re: 2013 MLB All Star Game

    So I didn't watch but why did Mariano pitch the 8th instead of the 9th?



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    Re: 2013 MLB All Star Game

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic13 View Post
    So I didn't watch but why did Mariano pitch the 8th instead of the 9th?
    He said it was because they wanted to be 100% sure that he was going to pitch an inning, and if the NL took the lead in the 8th then he wouldn't get the chance to pitch the 9th.



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