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« Reply #420 on: November 23, 2019, 01:22:12 pm »
Please don't call him that.

Mike plays left field for this team and is a goddamn professional hitter.

Exactly. The dipshit was a mal-content the whole time he was in Houston.

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« Reply #421 on: November 23, 2019, 04:43:26 pm »

Never really understood how Fiers remarks surfaced, did he run off at the gob when someone shoved a mic in front of him or did he go knocking on their door?

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« Reply #422 on: November 23, 2019, 04:47:21 pm »
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« Reply #423 on: November 24, 2019, 02:13:54 pm »
I hate a snitch.  Would love to see Fiers locked up in a cell with G Gordon Liddy.  He’d learn the real meaning of the term, “Rat”.

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« Reply #424 on: November 24, 2019, 02:15:03 pm »
There is a large group from MLB (estimated 20+) of MLB folks including Manfred currently in town conducting the investigation. They are interviewing current and former players, coaches, and staff including Brandon Backe. Some players have refused to cooperate.
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« Reply #425 on: November 24, 2019, 02:45:49 pm »
I hate a snitch.  Would love to see Fiers locked up in a cell with G Gordon Liddy.  He’d learn the real meaning of the term, “Rat”.

You wrote G Gordon Liddy and my brain transposed it to Hunter S Thompson.

I think either would be entertaining.

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« Reply #426 on: November 24, 2019, 03:29:29 pm »
There is a large group from MLB (estimated 20+) of MLB folks including Manfred currently in town conducting the investigation. They are interviewing current and former players, coaches, and staff including Brandon Backe. Some players have refused to cooperate.

What the fuck would Brandon Backe know?

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« Reply #427 on: November 24, 2019, 03:49:47 pm »
What the fuck would Brandon Backe know?
Yeah, must be a bunch of Clouseaus

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« Reply #428 on: November 24, 2019, 03:54:34 pm »
Did Backe ever work for the Astros after his playing career was over?
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« Reply #429 on: November 24, 2019, 04:33:13 pm »
What the fuck would Brandon Backe know?

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« Reply #430 on: November 24, 2019, 07:03:48 pm »
You wrote G Gordon Liddy and my brain transposed it to Hunter S Thompson.

I think either would be entertaining.

G Gordon Liddy is still living.  Wow.
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« Reply #431 on: November 24, 2019, 09:17:12 pm »
I for one think it's swell that MLB is approaching these allegations with the seriousness they deserve in order to protect the integrity of the game, unlike two decades ago when MLB swept the steroids scandal under the rug since all the home runs helped people forget that Bud Selig presided over the first World Series cancelation in 90 years.

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« Reply #432 on: November 25, 2019, 11:34:05 am »
I for one think it's swell that MLB is approaching these allegations with the seriousness they deserve in order to protect the integrity of the game, unlike two decades ago when MLB swept the steroids scandal under the rug since all the home runs helped people forget that Bud Selig presided over the first World Series cancelation in 90 years.

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« Reply #433 on: November 25, 2019, 11:35:17 am »
I for one think it's swell that MLB is approaching these allegations with the seriousness they deserve in order to protect the integrity of the game, unlike two decades ago when MLB swept the steroids scandal under the rug since all the home runs helped people forget that Bud Selig presided over the first World Series cancelation in 90 years.
Not sure any of this has fuckall to do with the integrity of the game.
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« Reply #434 on: November 25, 2019, 12:23:05 pm »
Not sure any of this has fuckall to do with the integrity of the game.

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« Reply #435 on: November 25, 2019, 03:54:41 pm »
I didn't think the [sarcasm][/sarcasm] tags were necessary on this site.

[sarcasm]You're right.[/sarcasm]
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« Reply #436 on: November 26, 2019, 10:41:46 am »
I’m genuinely  curious as to what lead Fiers to come forward,   There are plenty of former Astros out there and none said shit.  I’d also love to have an off the record talk with someone like Altuve or Bregman or George or McCann or AJ as to their thoughts on Fiers.

McHugh's wife said on Twitter that Fiers has been telling this story for years. 
Boom!

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« Reply #437 on: November 27, 2019, 01:12:05 am »
Turns out Aubrey Huff is a piece of shit. Who saw that coming....
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« Reply #438 on: November 27, 2019, 09:33:26 am »
Turns out Aubrey Huff is a piece of shit. Who saw that coming....

Is there context to this, or are you just making a general observation?
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« Reply #439 on: November 27, 2019, 09:46:12 am »
Is there context to this, or are you just making a general observation?

I think this is what he's referring to:

https://twitter.com/aubrey_huff/status/1199200986658553857