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Old 10-29-2014, 11:36 PM   #1
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MLB 2014-15: It's Time for the HOT STOVE

The San Francisco Giants won the 2014 World Series about an hour ago. Carry on.

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Fuck the Giants.
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The stove has already started burning hot hot hot over in Chicago.
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Maddon, Lester and Shields....would the Cubs cross the 80 win plateau??
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the stove has frozen over in Toronto... like my heart
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Fuck the Giants.
I don't get this line of thought.

Is it simply because they're good that you don't like them? That they "win too often" or something silly like that?

This is a dynasty built around largely home grown players and quality pitching, as opposed to the teams that spend the most money. You'd think it would give somebody like you a boner that they are so good.
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For me it's because they've had a lot of insufferable players, from Brian Wilson to Aubrey Huff to Jonathan Sanchez to Buster Posey (he seems to have picked up the Jorge Posada/Yadi Molina knack for being the "catcher who whines constantly") to Cody fucking Ross. I just don't like them, even if most of those players haven't been around for a while. I actually like the Cardinals more, despite their generally horrible fanbase.
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The stove has already started burning hot hot hot over in Chicago.
If Maddon can't win the Cubbies a title, they're fucked forever.
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That's right, fuck the Giants and their 3 WS titles in 5 years. Then fuck the Mariners and their 0 WS titles in 37 years. Have a little dignity tourist.
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For me it's because they've had a lot of insufferable players, from Brian Wilson to Aubrey Huff to Jonathan Sanchez to Buster Posey (he seems to have picked up the Jorge Posada/Yadi Molina knack for being the "catcher who whines constantly") to Cody fucking Ross. I just don't like them, even if most of those players haven't been around for a while. I actually like the Cardinals more, despite their generally horrible fanbase.
This year's version seems pretty likeable to me as a neutral fan. All those guys you mentioned are gone aside from Posey, who doesn't bother me much.

Plus now Jake Peavy can buy a cable car to go alongside his duck boat.
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This year's team is more the residual effect of those other guys getting to be part of a "dynasty" conversation.
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So we're currently in the midst of a very long discussion on Facebook over whether or not Gordon should have been sent home on the last hit.

I say no, he would have been out by 20 feet. What do you all think?


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