THE CHICAGO CUBS MAKE BASEBALL HISTORY!

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  1. TarHeelHawk

    TarHeelHawk Well-Known Member

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    For the first time in the history of Major League Baseball....a player named Micah has hit a home run off of a pitcher with the same name.

    You don't hassle the Hoff!
     
  2. ISUAlum2002

    ISUAlum2002 Well-Known Member

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    Hoffpower should be taking time from the aging D-Lee soon enough.
     
  3. TarHeelHawk

    TarHeelHawk Well-Known Member

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    Micah isn't that much younger than Derrek. He's 29, and Derrek is what 31, 32?
     
  4. ISUAlum2002

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  5. Cardinal&Gold11

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    An article on ESPN, don't really wanna look it up, but it was the reality or illusion article that comes out every April. It basically said that what Derek Lee is going through is reality, and it said that he really hasn't been the same since breaking his wrist in what, 2006 or something like that. It was actually a pretty cool article
     
  6. ISUAlum2002

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    From ESPN:

    News: Lee not showing much pop
    Spin: From ESPN.com's Eric Karabell: Remember when Lee was a top-10 first baseman? Look, it's early, and he's a veteran, but watching him at the plate, I feel like I'm watching Jeff Francoeur. Lee doesn't get any lift when he makes contact. He just hits ground balls. Lee is going to knock in runs because the Cubs get men on base, but I'm wondering whether Lee will reach 15 home runs this season. The 46-homer season of 2005 always was the outlier, but fantasy owners still pay for that. In the following three seasons, Lee hit 50 home runs. He still can offer fantasy owners decent numbers, and he'll raise his average another 50 points eventually, but if he's Casey Kotchman with a handful of stolen bases, his value is seriously off base.
     
  7. CycloneErik

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    It was pretty stunning to see the impact of that wrist injury. If that hadn't happened, who knows how much he'd be hitting right now?:wideeyed:
     
  8. Cyclone90

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    I'd agree on the wrist, but I'll throw this out too. When did they start testing for PEDs?
     
  9. CycloneErik

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    Is this the first time that a cat has been lifted by the tail during a major league game? This could be a really historic evening!
     
  10. CycloneErik

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    Right about the time that a lot of guys all over dropped off in production:wideeyed:
     
  11. Cardinal&Gold11

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    He would probably be doing much much better. They also said that Papi was a reality, which sucks because being a fan and a redsox fan, I know it's true. He says he is fine, but there is no way he is fine. He really benefited from have Manny behind him. I hope he can somewhat get out of the slump because it is just so damn ugly to watch him hit right now
     
  12. Wx4Cy

    Wx4Cy Well-Known Member

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    Why are there two guys named Micah anyway?
     
  13. Cardinal&Gold11

    Cardinal&Gold11 Well-Known Member

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    Except for Pujols.
     
  14. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    I'm not a Red Sox fan or hater. I'm much more disturbed to see Derrek doing so poorly.

    Maybe it's just a slow starting thing for him right now, too, but he's usually a quick starter.

    And maybe both are just attributed to baseball and it's difficulty to predict what happens.
     
  15. ISUAlum2002

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    Chris Colvin will be there to sing during the stretch.
     
  16. hurdleisu24

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    I'm just glad it wasn't a black cat:notworthy:
     
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  17. ISUAlum2002

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    He was out!! He got the tag on his hand!
     
  18. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    Christian parents? Parents that like to be different? Jewish parents?

    Plenty of options.

    Who taught that guy how to lift a cat? Lots of questions this game:wink:
     
  19. ISUAlum2002

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    Reference to Bartman coming in 3...2....
     
  20. Cardinal&Gold11

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