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The Tribe
« on: September 13, 2017, 09:45:49 am »
Cleveland Indians 20 - 0

Not a baseball follower, and this one didn't get any air time here in NJ until today and it's quite a feat - 20 consecutive wins.  They try to tie the Cubbies MLB record of 21 Thursday afternoon.  Could there be another movie in the offing?

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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2017, 11:16:29 am »
Only three other teams have done it.  Quite an accomplishment.  No movie, they lose in the playoffs!!!

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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2017, 08:33:01 pm »
Shhhhhh... supposed to be under the radar.

They have done this without three of their best players (Brantley, Kipnis, and Andrew Miller) with Francona employing a constantly shifting lineup (15 players with at least 21 at bats) during the streak.

I'm so happy that Terry Francona got tired of his Boston gig.

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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2017, 01:20:24 am »
Speaking of baseball, here's a trivia question for you. In the U.S. major leagues, has a game ended in a score of 24-2 more often in baseball or football?
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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2017, 11:15:23 am »
Seems more likely that a baseball game would end that way than a football game. 

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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2017, 12:19:10 pm »
Tied the MBL record and they go for no. 22 tonight, 7:10 at KC.  Indians pitcher is a mere 9-9 but 5-0 in his last 5.

It's the only game that has interested me in 30 years.

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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2017, 12:53:00 pm »
Yeah, it will be interesting to see if they break the record.  That would  be something.

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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2017, 06:25:17 pm »
Probably bigger headlines if they lose.

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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2017, 10:21:33 pm »
KC 2 Indians 1

Bottom of the 8th 
Indians load the bases with 1 out, 2 pop fly fouls end the inning KC 2-1

Bottom of the 9th
Indians put one on first
2 out, 2 strikes
Lindor doubles to tie the game

Into the 10th

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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2017, 10:37:45 pm »
Bottom of 10
Ramirez doubles, followed by a walk, 0 out.


Bruce singles, Ramirez scores, The Tribe set a new MLB consecutive win record, 22-0

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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2017, 08:46:50 am »
And it ends at 22.
If every black male 18-35 applied for a conceal & carry permit, and then joined the NRA in one day; there would be gun control laws in a second.

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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2017, 10:04:45 am »
And it ends at 22.
Baseball above all else is a percentage game. If you bet KC last night, bet even more tonight.
If the steak still exists on Saturday, double down on KC. And again (and so forth).

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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2017, 10:11:53 am »
Somewhat true but pitching match-ups are more important.
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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2017, 12:42:58 pm »
Somewhat true but pitching match-ups are more important.

Agreed, to a point.

Last night KC was the favorite based on the pitcher, it held until the 8th, and until the round robin of relievers.

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Re: The Tribe
« Reply #14 on: September 16, 2017, 10:30:00 am »
How did I know?
If every black male 18-35 applied for a conceal & carry permit, and then joined the NRA in one day; there would be gun control laws in a second.