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  1. Even if it was reviewable I don't think it was conclusive at all, not enough to overturn to me. Go get a pacifier, Craig.
  2. Why on earth was that ruled a lodged ball??? It's just sitting there on the track, the outfielder has no problem just grabbing it. NY created this problem.
  3. Spot on on all points. Seriously, saying Kill the bum? Really? I'd also make it mandatory that any ratings of 1-3 must be accompanied by specific, detailed comments. Every company I've worked for wouldn't allow a "not meeting expectations" rating without comments, even if only for documentation/legal reasons. But the stated reason is still very valid - it provides the necessary context. If someone gets a 1 but the coach can't articulate a reason why? Useless rating.
  4. Slow down. When you think you're going too slow? Slow down even more. It's just a game, no one's dying from your call.
  5. There's an even simpler solution to the undershirt question - don't wear one. As long as you button up one or two buttons - not all the way, just one or two - and don't have your chest hair hanging out all guido-style, no one can tell and you'll be fine. Change your shirts (and socks - you'd be surprised how much that can make you feel more comfortable) as needed, or more often than needed.
  6. That is rather curious....the ball obviously didn't cause it, since it clearly didn't get under the mask. Did the springs bottom out or the frame somehow hit his chin? That would be concerning. Was it a rock or some other debris? Doesn't seem likely but I guess it's possible. Or is it that the covering is so abrasive to him that the movement caused it? Perhaps the most likely scenario - but man, weird...
  7. Well, again....if the price of avoiding a bruise on my brain is a little cut on my chin? Sorry, chin, but you're getting cut.
  8. No kidding....and this is a habit for him? Early onset CTE, anyone?
  9. I don't think we can say at all that it didn't help. Ok, he cut his chin....did the mask attenuate the force enough to prevent a brain injury as well? I mean, given the choice, I'll take the booboo on the chin
  10. producer: "Guys, we got 4 minutes to fill before the next break, you gotta come up with something to fill this"
  11. And by arguing and getting thrown out, Maddon accomplished his goal even better than if he had the conference in the first place
  12. I don't understand why this isn't reviewable. Now, of course the standard should be high, but this one is pretty indisputable. If called foul, then absolutely shouldn't be reviewable - there's no way of knowing what would have happened and that would be a morass. But if not called foul and it clearly is? That's easy to fix.
  13. I like a lot that New Balance does in their shoes, but the deal breaker for me is that they have some of the lowest heels around. I've got pretty flat feet, and while their arches aren't bad, the low heels put a good bit of strain on my calfs and lower balk. Not only the older lines, but the new line that just came out this year or last have it. Just their style I guess.
  14. I have absolutely no problem with replay getting this. In fact, I'd say this is precisely what replay is there for, the non-obvious but correct call where it's perfectly understandable that it's missed on the field. But it's the right call. Dude didn't execute the force. Do better next next time.