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The Baseball Thread Titled IX - play fair

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Overrated, Aug 3, 2006.

  1. Overrated

    Overrated Guest

    Is there any other sport in which the athletes have such easy access to fire? Verlander got the hot-foot last night. For some reason, I always find that as funny as the players (do). Who's got all the lighters?
  2. Overrated

    Overrated Guest

    Sounds like Hochevar agreed to a contract with the Royals. Hopefully, Andrew Miller signs next.
  3. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    I still can't believe a pitcher the caliber of Miller went to the Tigers.
  4. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

    Miller went to the Tigers.

    And yea, Overated, he'll sign eventually. I read somewhere that the Tigers were going to let him take a month off or two since he had pitched a ton of innings at Carolina. No baseball, no negotiations, just go out and chill.

    Oh and remember Verlander was a late signee too.
  5. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    My bad. I had a brainfart there.
  6. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Yes, because they have so many lousy pitchers throwing for them now.
  7. Overrated

    Overrated Guest

    I'm not worried at all, I just like to see things get done. They'll eventually pay what they have to, just like they did with Verlander and Maybin.
  8. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    I said Royals at first, Oz, but then realized my mistake. I'm just too lazy to change the entire sentence....
  9. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Ye Gods.

    I can't think of anything worse than being a Cubs fan right now.
  10. Overrated

    Overrated Guest

    How about being Vin Diesel's agent?
  11. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Three movies coming out next year, including the big-budget adaptation of the Hitman computer game franchise. Currently shooting the lead role in Babylon AD, adapted from the Maurice Dantec novel. Also scheduled to produce, direct and play the title role in Hannibal the Conqueror, scheduled for a 2008 release. He provided voice talent for an animated movie, too.

    Seems like Mr. Diesel's agent ain't hurtin'.
  12. Overrated

    Overrated Guest

    Thanks for the insight, Vin Diesel's agent. What about that straight-to-DVD movie he just came out with? I thought he was supposed to be a $15 million per movie guy.
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