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Re: Rest of Baseball - 2018
« Reply #90 on: January 09, 2019, 05:02:30 PM »

joey votto has seen a little more than 27,600 pitches  in his career

he has NEVER popped out to a first basemen catcher or pitcher
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Re: Rest of Baseball - 2018
« Reply #94 on: March 18, 2019, 10:34:26 PM »

So is Ichiro gonna hang em up on Thursday or what?

It's time, and he can't ask for a better opportunity to say goodbye to the fans who care about him, but he's a stubborn old bastich.
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Re: Rest of Baseball - 2018
« Reply #95 on: March 18, 2019, 10:38:38 PM »

He should. It was cool to see him show off his arm again though.

Other than Vlad...prob the best RF arm I’ve seen.
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Re: Rest of Baseball - 2018
« Reply #96 on: March 21, 2019, 03:48:30 PM »

https://twitter.com/MLB/status/1108716757789958144

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"Ichiro hugged each teammate in turn, he eventually got to Yusei Kikuchi, the 27-year-old Japanese pitcher making his MLB debut this season. Kikuchi, you see, grew up idolizing Ichiro ever since he saw him play in the first NPB game he ever attended, at age 9.

'Since then I’ve read any book that there is about Mr. Ichiro, read any article about Mr. Ichiro, about his playing style, his work ethic,' Kikuchi said upon his introduction as a Mariner this winter.

'Mr. Ichiro is kind of a person in the sky, a legend. I don’t know if he really exists,'

Yes, Yusei Kikuchi, there is an Ichiro."
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perhaps you could explain sd's reasons for "disliking" it as well since you seem to be so in tune with other peoples minds

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Re: Rest of Baseball - 2018
« Reply #97 on: March 21, 2019, 05:20:44 PM »

I watched the first five innings last night/this morning.  Man does Ichiro look old.  Very cool sendoff for him.  Kikuchi looks like he'll be a decent pitcher. 

I remember when Ichiro first came to MLB and all the hype.  Rob Dibble was a co-host on Dan Patrick's ESPN radio show.  He wasn't buying it, said he'd have Ichiro's name tattooed on his ass if he won the batting title that year.  He did and I think he batted over .350, unreal.  Dibble came through and did it in Japanese characters. 
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Re: Rest of Baseball - 2018
« Reply #98 on: March 21, 2019, 08:03:53 PM »

Ichiro singled to center in his tenth career at-bat, raising his lifetime batting average to .300. It never again fell below that mark.
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Re: Rest of Baseball - 2018
« Reply #99 on: March 21, 2019, 08:14:13 PM »

if he had played his entire career in mlb he passes POS pete and we never have to hear that rapists name again
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