Jump to content

Remove these ads by becoming a Premium Member
Sign in to follow this  
MadMax

Independence Day Special or Mistake, Who Cares? MLB Premium On Sale!

Recommended Posts

Fired up the AppleTV to watch the video clips of Orlando Arcia scoring from 1B on an infield single and escaping from a 3B-HP rundown (this had to be good!) to discover that the Orioles vs. Brewers game is the Featured Free Game of the Day. When prompted to login (I just have a lapsed, standard account), I noticed that the cost for a Year's Subscription is... only $19.99!!! The monthly is $24.99. This may have been a misprint, but I took a shot, and sure enough, I was charged $19.99 for the rest of the year of premium baseball coverage.

Happy Independence Day! Watch some baseball!

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Remove these ads by becoming a Premium Member
16 minutes ago, Matt said:

Why would you buy a whole year when he'll only be a Brewer through the end of the month?

Arcia is not getting traded.

 

Def not a mistake, but I thought their special for the 4th was 20.17, that's what I've seen everywhere the last few days.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, udbrky said:

Arcia is not getting traded.

 

Def not a mistake, but I thought their special for the 4th was 20.17, that's what I've seen everywhere the last few days.

I've been a Brewer fan for 37 years. I wouldn't hold my breath that he's around in August.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 7/3/2017 at 5:39 PM, Matt said:

I've been a Brewer fan for 37 years. I wouldn't hold my breath that he's around in August.

Well, you guys are re-building. That means you want young, controllable talent. You convert short-term assets into long-term assets. He debuted last year, so you have another season before he even reaches arbitration. Then, you have 3 years of arbitration before he becomes a free agent.

 

Unless they get overwhelmed with an offer, he's not moving.

 

I think it's along the lines of probably 300:1 odds. There's just no justification for it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Similar Content

    • By sd181612
      I know I’m kind of dreaming here, but I’m finally going to see my role model/idol Jim Wolf tomorrow and I was wondering if anyone knew someone in his crew so that, if possible, I could meet them. Jim was the one who inspired me to get into umpiring in the first place (his brother played and he didn’t; mine played and I realized I wasn’t good enough to keep playing) and I’d like to thank him in person.
      Thanks again!
    • By Scotty_Ump
      http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20180411/parent-baseball-coaches-talked-of-beaning-daughter
      DURHAM, NH -- Police said they are looking into allegations made by a parent of a baseball player in the Oyster River Youth Association (ORYA), who claims two coaches conspired on a plan to injure his daughter in an attempt to intimidate her and force her to quit the league.
      Durham Deputy Police Chief Rene Kelly said the department is aware of the situation, but as of Tuesday had not decided whether to launch an investigation.
      In an email to ORYA board of directors Chair Ben Genes, Dan Klein, of Madbury, alleges that two coaches said they would instruct a player to “bean” Klein’s daughter -- strike her in the head with a baseball during practice -- in order to intimidate her into leaving the baseball program. The conversation allegedly took place during a draft meeting to assign players to team rosters. That meeting was held, according to Klein’s email, on March 21 at Libby’s Bar & Grill in Durham.
      According to Klein, his 11-year-old daughter is the only girl enrolled to play on a team in her division. He said in the email he was informed his daughter was the last player drafted.
      The email, dated April 7, was also sent to several members of the ORYA board of directors, the Madbury Select Board, Durham Town Council and Oyster River Cooperative School District Board, Lee town administrators, Durham Town Administrator Todd Selig and Durham Parks and Recreation Director Rachel Gasowski.
      Klein said he was made aware of the alleged conversation by two other coaches who also attended the draft meeting -- Troy Brisard and Kirk O’Quinn -- who found the discussion about Klein’s daughter to be inappropriate. Klein said O’Quinn agreed to put Klein’s daughter onto his roster.
      In a phone interview with Seacoast Media Group on Tuesday, Klein said he did not reach out to police, nor is he necessarily seeking any retribution against the accused coaches.
      “I’m not on the board -- it’s not my place to say what’s right for them,” Klein said. “I hope that this sort of thing doesn’t happen again, and that kids will be protected from this sort of language and be safe.”
      ORYA Director Matthew Glode said the association is conducting an investigation into the alleged comments.
      “In fairness to everyone involved, we have no further comment until the investigation is completed,” Glode said in an email.
      Klein said his daughter has played baseball and T-ball with ORYA since 2012 and has enjoyed it, mostly without incident. When she began playing, Klein said, she had several teammates who were girls, but that number dwindled over the years as many girls her age switched to softball.
      Klein said he has served ORYA in various capacities over the years, including as a coach. He said he is not now involved in ORYA in any capacity other than being the parent of a participant. In his email, he referenced a 2015 quarrel he said he had with an ORYA board member that may have led to lingering animosity, and as a result, motivated the alleged threats against his daughter last month.
      In a recent email chain forwarded to Seacoast Media Group, Genes wrote to Klein thanking him for coming forward with the complaint concerning his daughter.
      “ORYA will immediately address the incident in our baseball program and move to ensure our program is 100% compliant with our policies,” Genes wrote in the email, dated April 8. “I will contact Troy (Brisard) and Kirk (O’Quinn) to followup on the details referenced. Please let me know if you have any questions.”
      In an email to Selig dated April 9, Genes said that the ORYA board had already “taken specific action” related to Klein’s complaint, but it is not known what that action is and whether it is the investigation Glode said was underway.
      ″(Such) that all sports activities for his daughter are safe and welcoming,” Genes wrote. “We are now beginning a formal investigation into the incident as per our policies and procedures and will provide a summary followup to all our stakeholders.”
      Email messages left on Tuesday for Genes, Brisard and O’Quinn, seeking further comment were not returned. Their phone numbers were not immediately available.
    • By sd181612
      I was looking at heights of several players and umpires for fun. Jim Wolf is listed as 6’ and so is Randy, but then I found this....
       
      Jim looks more like 5’9”. Kind of insteresting to see that their heights are changed or maybe they are measured with shoes on.
      Just a random find, by the way.

    • By Mlbumpirewatcher
      Mike Everitt
      Bill Welke
      Tony Randazzo
      Lance Barrett
      Davis
      Carlson
      Knight
      Hoberg

      DeMuth
      Nauert
      Barry
      Torres

      West
      Eddings
      Foster
      Ripperger

      Cederstrom
      Cooper
      Blaser
      Scheurwater

      Layne
      G Gibson
      Carapazza
      Baker
       
      VANOVER
      WENDELSTEDT
      GUCCIONE
      RACKLEY

      WEGNER
      REYNOLDS
      DIMURO
      TUMPANE

      HOLBROOK
      MARQUEZ
      WOLF
      REYBURN 

      EMMEL
      DRECKMAN
      FAIRCHILD
      ESTABROOK
      GORMAN
      IASSOGNA
      JOHNSON
      T GIBSON
      Jeff Kellogg Hudson Hoye  Wolcott   Mike Winters Timmons Drake Mike Muchlinski    Culbreth  O’Nora Bucknor  Conroy   HALLION
      CUZZI
      BELLINO
      HAMARI

      T BARRETT
      DANLEY
      BARKSDALE
      LITTLE

      NELSON
      DIAZ
      FLETCHER
      GONZALEZ

      MILLER
      HERNANDEZ
      TICHENOR
      PORTER

      MEALS
      KULPA
      HICKOX
      MORALES
    • By Jglopez7
      Seeking info and feedback regarding the few questions I got wrong. Read below.
      1. A force is reinstated when a runner retreats past the base to which he was forced to advance. T or F I marked False due to a runner who passes a base needing to be tagged upon returning. Unless I am misinterpreting the question. Correct answer is TRUE
      2. No outs, R3 on third and R1 on first. R1 attempts to steal second. B4 interferes with F2, but F2's throw gets R1 out. During the play at second, R3 scores. B4's interference is ignored and R3 scores. T or F. I put false due to the interference from my understanding runners return back their base start of pitch. Correct answer is TRUE. What if R1 gets caught in a rundown because hes thrown out by a mile? Kill it if first attempt is not successful?
      3. A coach physically assisting a runner during playing action is interference. T or F. I put TRUE and apparently its false.
       
      Any feedback is welcome.
       
×