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Ramblings of a madman

Posted on: June 17, 2008 1:05 am
Edited on: June 17, 2008 1:11 am

My God! A pitcher running the bases?

What could possibly be next?

A pitcher catching an infield pop-up? A pitcher fielding a ground ball?

Nooooo! Not that! Anything but that!

"My only message is simple: The National League needs to join the 21st century," Yankees co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner huffed in the wake of Chien-Ming Wang's injured foot. "They need to grow up and join the 21st century."

Look, obviously pitchers should remain hermetically sealed and be packed in styrofoam peanuts between starts. We can all agree on that. Right?

But this problem of pitchers running the bases in NL games and interleague games ... hmmm.

OK, I got it. How about if we have ghost runners when a pitcher reaches base, like we did when we were kids and didn't have enough players to fill out the sides in pick-up games?

A pitcher reaches base, he's immediately yanked off the field and placed in a protective oxygen-chamber, or humidor, and replaced by a ghost runner who shall advance as many bases as the batter.

Oh, and ghost owners, too. That would be an improvement.

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Since: Sep 2, 2007
Posted on: June 17, 2008 2:02 am
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Since: Jul 25, 2007
Posted on: June 17, 2008 1:29 am

Ramblings of a madman

Hank Steinbrenner is a freakin jackass.  complaining because his piture has to run the bases.  he is such a loser.  its comments like this and the treatment of the pitchers that has me so pissed off.  they cant hit, they can rarely field, cant catch, and now cant run bases.  they a bunch of pussies that get paid 8-12 million.  waste of fucking money.

Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: June 17, 2008 1:25 am

Ramblings of a madman

Now that is funny!

That may be the best article I have ever read on this site.  Doesn't say much for the site but it is funny!

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