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by tylertoo
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: New Applicants
Topic: Application from Woody Donahue - New Applicant
Replies: 16
Views: 120

Re: Application from Woody Donahue - New Applicant

Dington wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:00 pm
I’d recommend paying special attention to the UMEBA since that is where you will almost certainly bring your career.
And you can start with "UMEBA for Dummies" in this year's media guide:
viewtopic.php?f=23&t=37099&hilit=media+guide
by tylertoo
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Tripoli Piranhas
Topic: Piranha Bites: 45.06 - Locking in the Best
Replies: 1
Views: 18

Piranha Bites: 45.06 - Locking in the Best

https://i.imgur.com/hxvF8Ig.jpeg Best has 27 million reasons to smile, while the GM looks nervous. Tripoli, August 13, 2045 -- Trying to find a bright spot amid the shambles of a horrible year, the Piranhas announced today that they've reached agreement with All Star third baseman Michael Best on a...
by tylertoo
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:16 am
Forum: New Applicants
Topic: Application from Woody Donahue - New Applicant
Replies: 16
Views: 120

Re: Application from Woody Donahue - New Applicant

Welcome Woody! I see you've never been in an online league for OOTP. I believe online is where the game really shines, and this particular league is one of the best if not the best. So you landed in the right place.
by tylertoo
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: MLB Talk
Topic: Who do you follow?
Replies: 40
Views: 6844

Re: Who do you follow?

Phillies fan here. True story, back in my college days (early 80s) I was with buddies in the 700 level of Veteran's Stadium, way out in left field. The section was mostly empty. Mike Schmidt at the plate, and from our vantage point he was a mile away. He smashes one that comes straight toward us. I ...
by tylertoo
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: Tripoli Piranhas
Topic: Piranha Bites: 45.05 - Mayfield Fired, Stinson Hired, Fans are Ired
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Piranha Bites: 45.05 - Mayfield Fired, Stinson Hired, Fans are Ired

https://i.imgur.com/h2XTvs6.jpeg Tripoli -- Luke Mayfield , the pugnacious and profane manager of the Piranhas, was unceremoniously shown the door after the team's latest skid amid the continuing wreckage of the 2045 season. Mayfield is the latest and most prominent scapegoat as the front office co...
by tylertoo
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Tripoli Piranhas
Topic: 5-7-5: Ten Haiku Reasons to be Optimistic About the Future of the Piranhas
Replies: 4
Views: 51

5-7-5: Ten Haiku Reasons to be Optimistic About the Future of the Piranhas

(Editor's note: As Piranhas fans despair over the disappointing season, we asked Team Poet Laureate and former Tripoli pitcher Clinton "Agony" Womack to compose, in Haiku form, ten reasons why you should be optimistic about the future). [/b] #1: Takechi Eida ‌ Only twenty three years old Already a ...
by tylertoo
Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:19 am
Forum: League Chatter
Topic: 2045, Sim #17 Chatter
Replies: 26
Views: 169

Re: 2045, Sim #17 Chatter

Hustlers Owner Dead, Las Vegas Mourns The Las Vegas Hustlers announced today that team owner Steve Goodman had died today of natural causes. A team spokesman told reporters that funeral arrangements were undecided at this time. It was expected that Goodman's son would succeed him as owner. Steve Go...
by tylertoo
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: League Features
Topic: Your 2045 Frick League All-Star Roster
Replies: 20
Views: 214

Re: Your 2045 Frick League All-Star Roster

Lane wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:49 am
I thought I listed all the teams while I was making the selections. I hadn't even started drinking yet!
Well, there's the problem.
by tylertoo
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:09 am
Forum: Valencia Stars
Topic: Rebrand Rumour
Replies: 26
Views: 232

Re: Rebrand Rumour

Dington wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:17 pm
Another team moving to Texas?!
Being an east-coaster, when I saw Arlington I assumed he meant Virginia.
by tylertoo
Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Valencia Stars
Topic: Rebrand Rumour
Replies: 26
Views: 232

Re: Rebrand Rumour

Awesome. Shame it got leaked, though.
by tylertoo
Wed Dec 30, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: League Chatter
Topic: 2045, Sim #14 Chatter
Replies: 23
Views: 194

Re: 2045, Sim #14 Chatter

Talons Fire van Rijn as GM Trevor van Rijn's tenure as general manager of the Phoenix Talons has come to an end, club officials announced today. The split with van Rijn, 56, was described by sources as amicable. "van Rijn and the coaches just had different ideas about how to build the roster," a te...
by tylertoo
Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: League Features
Topic: Four GMs Walked Into a Bar...
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Re: Four GMs Walked Into a Bar...

Thank you. @RonCo this is lifted mostly from a slack chat, so apportion PPT as appropriate, thank you, and thanks to all who joined in!
by tylertoo
Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: League Features
Topic: Four GMs Walked Into a Bar...
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Four GMs Walked Into a Bar...

https://i.imgur.com/AlbGJoc.jpg The English Bar at the Athenee Hilton readies itself for pre- and post-game festivities. June 22, 2045, 4 p.m. In advance of tonight's Unified Middle East Baseball Association All-Star Game, four UMEBA general managers gathered in the English Bar in the lobby of the ...
by tylertoo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: League Features
Topic: Twas the Night Before BBA Christmas
Replies: 16
Views: 165

Re: Twas the Night Before BBA Christmas

Great job! More poetry puhleez.
by tylertoo
Wed Dec 23, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Mumbai Metro Stars
Topic: 2045 Issue 5 Mumbai Mirror
Replies: 3
Views: 59

Re: 2045 Issue 5 Mumbai Mirror

So Warren gets a promotion? That ain't fair.
by tylertoo
Wed Dec 23, 2020 6:40 am
Forum: UMEBA Chatter
Topic: 2045, UMEBA All-Star Voting Chatter
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: 2045, UMEBA All-Star Voting Chatter

aaronweiner wrote:
Wed Dec 23, 2020 5:24 am
Did you want everyone voting for this?
Yes, specifically we want everyone voting for players on the Piranhas. Despite them being in fourth place.*



*Otherwise known as last place.
by tylertoo
Tue Dec 22, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: Tripoli Piranhas
Topic: Piranha Bites: 45.04:In Freefall, Piranhas Address Starter Woes with New Pitching Coach, Catcher
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Re: Piranha Bites: 45.04:In Freefall, Piranhas Address Starter Woes with New Pitching Coach, Catcher

RichY wrote:
Tue Dec 22, 2020 2:12 am
With the last two drafts I think all of our starting staffs are going to be 19-20 yr olds. Won't hurt to see what the new guys have.
And in several years they'll all become free agents at roughly the same time.
by tylertoo
Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Bucharest Impalers
Topic: 2045:07 Bucharest Times: Secret to Bucharest winning season
Replies: 7
Views: 105

Re: 2045:07 Bucharest Times: Secret to Bucharest winning season

allenciox wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:22 pm
I am sure that many of these ERAs will climb some over the rest of the season.
I am not so sure. They look solid.

Just as your squad's success is pinned on pitching, so is Tripoli's demise. :(
by tylertoo
Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Tripoli Piranhas
Topic: Piranha Bites: 45.04:In Freefall, Piranhas Address Starter Woes with New Pitching Coach, Catcher
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Piranha Bites: 45.04:In Freefall, Piranhas Address Starter Woes with New Pitching Coach, Catcher

https://i.imgur.com/h2XTvs6.jpeg Tripoli, June 8, 2045 : The surprising freefall of the 22-41 Tripoli Piranhas resulted in a trade and a firing as the front office scrambles to salvage the season. "Our bats haven't been terrible," said GM Mike Dunn, "Not great -- the team is fifth in the league in ...

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