Post anything related to baseball. If it doesn't fit in the Yankees Discussion forum, it fits here.
Since there have been a couple queries about message boards for other teams in the past couple days, I thought it might be useful to have some sort of list of good fan sites around the MLB.
My goal is to have only two or three sites per team--it's not meant to include every forum out there. I also prefer to post forum sites over blogs, although if a blog has a game thread or is really, really good, I'll include it. Thanks for all the suggestions!
The following announcement is specific for the Yankees, but tickets to all MLB games, in additon to all other sporting, concert, or show events are also available. Check out http://tickets.nyyfans.com to see if we have tickets to the event you're looking for.
So you want to see the Yankees, ay? Are you frustrated by the lack of quality seats available from the Yankees Box Office or Ticketmaster, don't want to take out a second mortgage to buy...
Please see this thread for details: http://forums.nyyfans.com/showthread.php?p=5924926#post5924926. :)
Feel free to discuss the Sox here.
Allow me to start: Pedroia takes the feed from Team USA teammate Jeter and throws to Youk to complete 6-4-3 DP....cool or sickening?!
Last year's thread was quite a success, and although it was made much later in the year I thought it would be a good idea to start a new one.
I am sure many of us will be paying attention the Mets this year, and they are playing Detroit today to open up their year (NYM is up 2-0).
All are invited to discuss Sox-related news items here. Please keep it civil.
Update on the payroll, which is being tracked and updated here: http://forums.nyyfans.com/showthread.php?t=100446
Yanks are at 176.11 and the Sox are at 155.06. Yanks have 22 players signed, the Sox are at 29. Obviously the Sox will have to trim the roster a bit to get set for opening day, and obviously the Yankees will add 3 more players between now and then, even if it's just promoting some minor leaguers. Either way, it's amazing how close these two teams have gotten payroll wise,...
<!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->My wife and I got a couple of standing-room tix to one of the Sox/Mets games at Fenway at the end of June. Anyone ever attend a game at Fenway with standing-room tickets? I'm just wondering if you had positive/negative experiences. Thanks! :)
New thread created because of the excessive space its predecessor took up. Please discuss Sox-related news here.
Obviously anyone can open as many threads as they like, but I thought it might be easier if there was one thread where anyone could go who wanted to discuss all things Red Sox (conversation/updates/injuries/other news, etc ) -- this way there wouldn't be so many cross-over Schilling and pitching conversations going on at once in separate threads..it would also keep ATM from having 6 different Sox discussions which can bury threads on other teams. Hope it helps. :)
Okay, having said all that...
I'm guessing they'll finally win this one. How does a team lose 5 of 6 to KC?
Say, can we go back to "Our first two starters are better than your first two"?
A few things:
1.) Sorry to have "trash talked" about the Sox on a Yankee forum. How nice of you to ensure that the collective Yankee fans who post to this sh*thole stay in line so Jim can sell more fat women clothing.
Speaking of being a little tubby...
2.) As we can see by the picture below, you're really fat. You should probably stop swallowing so much Sox fan semen, it's obviously heavy in calories and incredibly fattening.
Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you Super Moderator Chief...
As an Oriole fan, this has been a tough year. But I am greatly encouraged by the statement that Peter Angelos put out yesterday. Here is the link and a couple of paragraphs, but it is worth reading the full article.
I am glad Mr. Angelos has spoken out and promised a bright future, and this was definitely needed at this time in the history of the Baltimore Orioles.
I decided to start a Mets thread because there have been a collection of smaller Mets threads in ATM and I think it would be best if we just had a larger thread to cover all things Mets.
Two things about them strike me today...
1. Pelfry looked pretty good last night.
2. I have a feeling the Mets fans across the nation are beginning to sweat a little bit because right now the Braves are mashing.
Ok. Go ahead, start discussing.
People seem to like it in JC, so we'll see how this goes in here. We'll start with this.
According to hitting coach Ron Jackson, Mark Loretta (not Kevin Youkilis) may be the one getting first crack at hitting leadoff for the Red Sox.
(Link. Scroll down near the bottom.)
Really dumb idea, if you ask me. Not that Loretta is a horrible choice for leadoff (about the same OBP as Damon last year, IIRC), but Youkilis is such a better idea that it isn't funny.
Welcome back. Please continue.
Another year, another watching the scoreboard thread.
Strasburg's apparently going to start for the Nationals on Tuesday.
I think both of us are going to be playing past Sunday...
Have at it.
For starters, stud prospect Matt Wieters hit his first homer today.
Here's some Unusual and Unforgettable Moments from The Sporting News website.....
Unusual and Unforgettable Moments
1) Short promotion amuses Browns fans, 1951
St. Louis Browns owner Bill Veeck shocked the baseball world when he signed midget Eddie Gaedel and sent him to the plate in the first inning of the nightcap of a doubleheader against Detroit. Gaedel, wearing uniform No. 1/8, walked on four pitches, trotted to first and left for a pinch runner.
2) Too much pine tar,...
Just a heads-up, Folks!
Bid expected to be in the high $30 million range.
The pools for the World Baseball Classic are here:
Pool A (Venue: Japan): Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China
Pool B (Venue: USA): USA, Canada, Mexico, South Africa
Pool C (Venue: Puerto Rico): Puerto Rico, Cuba, Panama, Netherlands
Pool D (Venue: USA): Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Australia, Italy
2008...lets get the ball rolling.
From Rotoworld today:
The Pirates also signed BHKim...imagine being cut over that guy....
Clemens: “I did not take steroids.”
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