Results 1 to 15 of 15
  1. #1
    I AM SO PROUD....
    Points: 97,011, Level: 96
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 39
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    RhoadsRage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    McGregor
    Posts
    6,688
    Points
    97,011
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    Shouldn't players have to serve a suspension when they are able to play??

    Reds pitcher Volquez suspended 50 games for positive drug test - MLB - CBSSports.com Baseball



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 51,023, Level: 69
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 127
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    pyrocyz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    2,833
    Points
    51,023
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    Thats stupid in my opinion. you should hvae to serve it while active.



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 121,569, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ianoconnor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    7,332
    Points
    121,569
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 396
    Given: 817

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    We need all the help we can get.



  4. #4
    Lost in Eastern Iowa
    Points: 277,112, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures
    rworkman83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Boone & Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    18,316
    Points
    277,112
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 115
    Given: 116

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    Couldn't agree more. Only harm to him now is he doesn't get paid.



  5. #5
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 39,832, Level: 61
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 518
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    tman24's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    4,041
    Points
    39,832
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 16
    Given: 22

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    I think pitchers should be required to miss a set number of starts or appearances. For a starting pitcher a 4 game suspension means almost nothing to them. That is their normal rest time anyway.


    Hooray for Metaphors!

  6. #6
    I AM SO PROUD....
    Points: 97,011, Level: 96
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 39
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    RhoadsRage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    McGregor
    Posts
    6,688
    Points
    97,011
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    Quote Originally Posted by tman24 View Post
    I think pitchers should be required to miss a set number of starts or appearances. For a starting pitcher a 4 game suspension means almost nothing to them. That is their normal rest time anyway.
    I agree with that also!!



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 870,356, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 45.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    56,556
    Points
    870,356
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,225
    Given: 1,838

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    Quote Originally Posted by tman24 View Post
    I think pitchers should be required to miss a set number of starts or appearances. For a starting pitcher a 4 game suspension means almost nothing to them. That is their normal rest time anyway.
    Good call. And do it when they're on the active list.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 283,594, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,682
    Points
    283,594
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 265
    Given: 29

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    This is stupid. I would pump all of my players up with PED's if they were coming back from a major injury.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 443,792, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    23,935
    Points
    443,792
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 194
    Given: 26

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    Only problem is then teams just leave them active and don't send them to the DL...



  10. #10
    I AM SO PROUD....
    Points: 97,011, Level: 96
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 39
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    RhoadsRage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    McGregor
    Posts
    6,688
    Points
    97,011
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    Only problem is then teams just leave them active and don't send them to the DL...
    That would just hurt the team then because they couldn't call someone up from the minors to take that spot.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 44,819, Level: 65
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 731
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    mwitt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    5,802
    Points
    44,819
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 5

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    Quote Originally Posted by RhoadsRage View Post
    That would just hurt the team then because they couldn't call someone up from the minors to take that spot.
    When Manny Ramirez was suspended, they were able to call up a player from the minors.



  12. #12
    I AM SO PROUD....
    Points: 97,011, Level: 96
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 39
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    RhoadsRage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    McGregor
    Posts
    6,688
    Points
    97,011
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    Quote Originally Posted by mwitt View Post
    When Manny Ramirez was suspended, they were able to call up a player from the minors.
    I don't remember, were they allowed to call someone up on that? If so, that is a loophole in the rules that needs to be fixed!!



  13. #13
    Starter
    Points: 21,589, Level: 44
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 61
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    RoseClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Rose Capital of Iowa
    Posts
    947
    Points
    21,589
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 16

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    Quote Originally Posted by RhoadsRage View Post
    Shouldn't players have to serve a suspension when they are able to play??

    Reds pitcher Volquez suspended 50 games for positive drug test - MLB - CBSSports.com Baseball
    Only if baseball was serious - it is not - only with the minors. I think the game would be destroyed if all the positives were actually punished. Shame on baseball. Shame on the cheaters.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 44,819, Level: 65
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 731
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    mwitt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    5,802
    Points
    44,819
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 5

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    Quote Originally Posted by RhoadsRage View Post
    I don't remember, were they allowed to call someone up on that? If so, that is a loophole in the rules that needs to be fixed!!
    Yes. I believe I started a thread on it on here when it happened, but I'm not sure. It would be a huge disadvantage for teams to only have a 24 man roster for 50 games, especially in the NL, but I don't think that's necessarily a bad thing. It would provide a greater incentive not to cheat.



  15. #15
    I AM SO PROUD....
    Points: 97,011, Level: 96
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 39
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    RhoadsRage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    McGregor
    Posts
    6,688
    Points
    97,011
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Serving a suspension while on the DL???

    Quote Originally Posted by mwitt View Post
    Yes. I believe I started a thread on it on here when it happened, but I'm not sure. It would be a huge disadvantage for teams to only have a 24 man roster for 50 games, especially in the NL, but I don't think that's necessarily a bad thing. It would provide a greater incentive not to cheat.
    I agree completely!! Wasn't a member here at that time last year so I wouldn't recall the thread.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FS1
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 11:00 AM