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    Sticky: The key part with the shift is that the defense...

    The key part with the shift is that the defense does not gain an unfair advantage... to take away the Right side of the field, they have to essentially give away the left...

    Ted Williams admitted...
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    Sticky: I am an umpire... the catcher is not referred to...

    I am an umpire... the catcher is not referred to as a fielder for the sake of that rule... all other fielders need to have at least 1 foot inside fair territory or at least on the line and we should...
  3. Thread: All Things A-Rod

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    Sorry to say...any deal with a player is subject...

    Sorry to say...any deal with a player is subject to the CBA... Else, you would have players trying to bypass the luxury tax crap by signing deals directly with the teams Network for bigger monies... ...
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    Sticky: It always bothers me to see guys be dead pull...

    It always bothers me to see guys be dead pull hitters... If they shift, those hitters still try to beat them by pulling the ball...

    They give you half the field but you have to try to find a hole...
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    Sticky: Exactly... Leaving an open infield hole gives up...

    Exactly... Leaving an open infield hole gives up a single.. leaving nobody in RF (or any other outfield spot) gives up an extra base hit.... depending upon whose up, it could be a double (ryan...
  6. Thread: All Things A-Rod

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    Well, the best I can offer the Yanks is ... "Good...

    Well, the best I can offer the Yanks is ... "Good Luck, you're going to need it."

    The Yanks will have a major uphill battle here.. and that's just with the MLBPA.. A-Rod will be sitting in the...
  7. Understand.. in the 80's and 90's... building...

    Understand.. in the 80's and 90's... building codes changed due to structural changes.. it was not until the late 90's that municipalities thought about fire, or other distaster issues (like...
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    Sticky: The last few posts really make me long for Spring...

    The last few posts really make me long for Spring Training...
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    Sticky: I have to wonder whose really getting punished...

    I have to wonder whose really getting punished with your attitude. Are you trying to Punish A-rod by wanting him to be PUP so the Yanks can watch him go?

    It seems to me... the best way to punish...
  10. If that's the case, that is the fault of your...

    If that's the case, that is the fault of your municipality, code enforcement officers.... because when the Permit is pulled, its their job to see it's up to snuff before signoff... It's up to the...
  11. Not fully true... most building codes for...

    Not fully true... most building codes for multi-family dwellings mean you have to have a fire stop rated wall between the units... it does not prevent the spread, but does slow it down...

    Older...
  12. Thread: All Things A-Rod

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    figured what we'll get from a-rod has been made...

    figured what we'll get from a-rod has been made difficult because:
    no 2014
    just less than half of 2013 numbers
    2012 he finished the year with the injury and supposedly play ~1/2 year with it...
    ...
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    Sticky: That was Alaska.. not NY... I used to live in NY,...

    That was Alaska.. not NY... I used to live in NY, but near Buffalo... Taxes here in Colorado are NOTHING compared to there... Property taxes alone are difficult to compare... just to say that here...
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    I do expect McCann to bounce back... over the...

    I do expect McCann to bounce back... over the last few years, many position players who jumped from NL to AL take about a year to adjust... Some of that is simply new pitchers to see every day......
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    Sticky: I will say though, Alaska's is the only one that...

    I will say though, Alaska's is the only one that does not get you... for most people, the state still owes you even if you never put in a dime (apparently, the oil pipelines generate more revenue...
  16. which is pretty sad really... If we do sign...

    which is pretty sad really...

    If we do sign him an he falters and never reaches the majors..... well, you get the idea...
  17. it's the government... timeliness is not their...

    it's the government... timeliness is not their strong suit... finding a way to FUBAR it... is their best trait.
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    Sticky: I wish is were that easy... but states with no...

    I wish is were that easy... but states with no income taxes still find a way to get you.. they may not tax a % of your income.. but they get it with other types of taxes... in the end... it's a...
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    The biggest reason the Yanks of the late 90's...

    The biggest reason the Yanks of the late 90's won, They didn't have a big time bopper. The height of the steroid era.. and the Yanks didn't have anyone in the top 10 in HR's.. (funny, how they...
  20. Thread: Drew Resigned

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    Manny and Ted Williams did have one thing in...

    Manny and Ted Williams did have one thing in common... both loved hitting and studied it... Both could care less about how they played in the OF... but wanted to hit the ball with a passion rarely...
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    Sticky: I'd like to say that Washington is this Years...

    I'd like to say that Washington is this Years Seattle... but Seattle had to overspend to get anyone and the Nats are very close to be serious contenders (not just regular season, but playoffs as...
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    Sticky: Actually, they may hold that title today... but I...

    Actually, they may hold that title today... but I heard that Orange Bowl stadium in Miami, in the way it was shaped and built didn't need much should to have it reverberate into something even louder...
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    Sticky: My wife told me that I could get the MLB season...

    My wife told me that I could get the MLB season pass from the cable company and get all the yankee games... The only reason I have not is that I officiate Youth baseball & Softball from Aug thru Oct....
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    Sticky: it sounds nice... but as the government is...

    it sounds nice... but as the government is finding out, and the government of France found out the hard way... no matter where the gravy train comes from... it does have a point of drying up...
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    Sticky: at his age and experience... He's a prospect......

    at his age and experience... He's a prospect... oh, his chances may be better than that of many of the Yankee prospects... but they are still no guarantees written here.. other than the monies to be...
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