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2020-21 Baseball Offseason Thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 2muchcoffeeman, Oct 28, 2020.

  1. Della9250

    Della9250 Well-Known Member

  2. Hermes

    Hermes Well-Known Member

    We’ll learn at his retirement that Pujols is actually at retirement age for normal people.
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  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    He’s not retiring, he’s being retired. That contract is the only thing that kept him on the field the past five years.
    micropolitan guy likes this.
  4. maumann

    maumann Well-Known Member

    He's been drawing Social Security since 2017.
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  5. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    He has not had an OPS over .790 since his first year with the Angels (2012). He has totally crashed and burned the last four years but, as you said, he makes too much to bench or release.
  6. Della9250

    Della9250 Well-Known Member

    They could easily release him. You gotta pay the money either way, if you had a young guy who could produce in that spot it might be a wash for value
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  7. Hooray4snail

    Hooray4snail Active Member

  8. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Yup. Jared Walsh doesn't have that much of a track record, but he showed enough that he deserves to be in the lineup.
  9. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    (French) girls and baseball.

  10. Neutral Corner

    Neutral Corner Well-Known Member

    Speaking at the resident x-ray guy, a spontaneous pneumothorax, that is a collapsed lung for no particular reason, is not all that uncommon. I remember sending a guy to the hospital with one on Friday afternoon going into the Labor Day weekend. He was supposed to be going down to the beach, but his chest was hurting and he went to the doctor. Shot the film and off he went to the ER.
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  11. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Just curious: How much X-Ray workload is making its way overseas?
  12. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

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