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    Quote Originally Posted by AnthonyCorona View Post
    How is there a tweet for EVERYTHING??
    Since when was a 3.39 ERA in the postseason not considered good? I suppose his 10.3 K/9 rate & 1.09 WHIP are pretty awful as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UMich92 View Post
    Sad day for this Tigers fan. Like Jaypers, I went to bed thinking the trade was dead. Wife informs me this morning that he's been traded. I guess it is full on rebuild mode. As an aside, Verlander's postseason ERA is 3.39. I'm certain someone in the twitterverse has pointed that out to POTUS.
    I guess I should have looked closer at the tweet. The tweet is from 2012 when the Tigers beat the Yankees in the playoffs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by death2redemptions View Post
    Since when was a 3.39 ERA in the postseason not considered good? I suppose his 10.3 K/9 rate & 1.09 WHIP are pretty awful as well.
    It's obvious he doesn't know baseball and he certainly doesn't know how to throw one. In all fairness though, if the tweet is real, it is posted in 2012 and not about this trade.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UMich92 View Post
    I guess I should have looked closer at the tweet. The tweet is from 2012 when the Tigers beat the Yankees in the playoffs.
    Quote Originally Posted by WCTYSON View Post
    It's obvious he doesn't know baseball and he certainly doesn't know how to throw one. In all fairness though, if the tweet is real, it is posted in 2012 and not about this trade.
    Yeah, I missed that too.

    Trump just tossed another curveball
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flyers16 View Post
    Wonder what made Verlander change his mind???? Last I heard is that he vetoed a trade to the Astros.
    If I were Verlander, it would be because Houston will be going to the postseason barring a major choke. I'd also like to believe Justin and Kate think they can be the "Drew Brees" of Houston.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aarne13 View Post
    As always in these types of trades,
    MLB star/regular>>>prospects
    Prospects are never a sure thing.
    And sometimes neither the star/regular players as they can destroy instead of help team chemistry in a playoff hunt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by death2redemptions View Post
    Since when was a 3.39 ERA in the postseason not considered good? I suppose his 10.3 K/9 rate & 1.09 WHIP are pretty awful as well.
    As usual, the haters never want to give our President any credit, only to find out later that maybe his statements were based on facts. At the time of the tweet posted in 2012, Verlander had a postseason ERA of about 5.50. I would say that President Trump's statement was accurate at the time. Naturally, there is some moron out there who digs up an old tweet, in attempt to make the President look bad in the wake of the hurricane, hoping that no one catches the date of the initial tweet. The haters and the media need to relax. The constant criticism helps no one.

    As a fellow ODU alum, I hope Verlander does great for the Astros.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1998 SPx View Post
    As usual, the haters never want to give our President any credit, only to find out later that maybe his statements were based on facts. At the time of the tweet posted in 2012, Verlander had a postseason ERA of about 5.50. I would say that President Trump's statement was accurate at the time. Naturally, there is some moron out there who digs up an old tweet, in attempt to make the President look bad in the wake of the hurricane, hoping that no one catches the date of the initial tweet. The haters and the media need to relax. The constant criticism helps no one.

    As a fellow ODU alum, I hope Verlander does great for the Astros.
    Bro there is an old tweet for every event that happens. Someone found it because of the trade not the hurricane

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    So after this season Houston trades him? No way there going to pay that contract.


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    Quote Originally Posted by WCTYSON View Post
    Was that dude who appeared at the 0:44 mark sniffing his wife's ass the entire time? The closeup is a nice touch.
    Look, I'm gonna be honest with you. I really need a job. And I will take any position, as long as it doesn't involve having sex with old ladies for money or bear traps. Those are my two bugaboos. While mulling over my resume feel free to check out my baseball card collection, it's small and simple, kinda like me - >>>>> http://s822.photobucket.com/user/JDf...ds%20n%20stuff


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    Quote Originally Posted by death2redemptions View Post
    Was that dude who appeared at the 0:44 mark sniffing his wife's ass the entire time? The closeup is a nice touch.
    It has been said that the birther-in-chief participates in cuckoldry.
    The truth stands still.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WCTYSON View Post
    It has been said that the birther-in-chief participates in cuckoldry.
    I've seen the porn parody
    Look, I'm gonna be honest with you. I really need a job. And I will take any position, as long as it doesn't involve having sex with old ladies for money or bear traps. Those are my two bugaboos. While mulling over my resume feel free to check out my baseball card collection, it's small and simple, kinda like me - >>>>> http://s822.photobucket.com/user/JDf...ds%20n%20stuff


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    Are there candidate teams besides the Dodgers, Astros, and maybe Nationals that have a high % chance of making WS now? The strong teams are really pulling away with things.


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    I like how they didn't photoshop the fork out of his hand.... hes not just there to play 4d chess, hes there to EAT it !

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    Quote Originally Posted by JVHaste View Post
    Are there candidate teams besides the Dodgers, Astros, and maybe Nationals that have a high % chance of making WS now? The strong teams are really pulling away with things.


    as for Trump...

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    I like how they didn't photoshop the fork out of his hand.... hes not just there to play 4d chess, hes there to EAT it !
    I wouldn't have noticed the fork, thanks for pointing that out

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