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by HoosierVic
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 40.77: "Short A Pitching Prospect Fires No-Hitter In Season Debut"
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Sox Scoops 40.77: "Short A Pitching Prospect Fires No-Hitter In Season Debut"

A lightly-regarded starting pitcher prospect for Chicago’s Short Season-A affiliate threw a no-hitter in his season debut on May 30 . Tsurayaki Saito , an international free agency find in 2036, threw 9 innings of shutout, no-hit ball against the Adirondack Beavers (Charlotte) as he led the San Pedr...
by HoosierVic
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Portland Lumberjacks
Topic: We Got Wood - 40.25 - Attendance and Pretty Charts
Replies: 7
Views: 31

Re: We Got Wood - 40.25 - Attendance and Pretty Charts

That Hawaii series is a real anomaly - for the most part, your games against division foes are pretty good draws. Except for Hawaii. And given that was your home opening series, you would think those games would really draw. You are on an upward curve, though, so hopefully that portends good things ...
by HoosierVic
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Portland Lumberjacks
Topic: We Got Wood - 40.24 - A "Nasty" Find
Replies: 2
Views: 18

Re: We Got Wood - 40.24 - A "Nasty" Find

Very crafty of you to schedule regular season games against a division opponent. Who'd a thunk they'd fall for that?

I have to agree with Doug - your TNs are on fire. Excellent stuff.
by HoosierVic
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 40.75: "Mark Simpson Loves Round Numbers"
Replies: 7
Views: 42

Re: Sox Scoops 40.75: "Mark Simpson Loves Round Numbers"

Lane wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:18 pm
Mark Simpson wrote: “Gotta keep going if I’m gonna get 2,000,” Simpson said. “I love me those round numbers – the bigger, the better!”
Is there any truth to the rumor that he was actually talking about big round butts and not big round numbers?
Not sure if that's part of The Blueprint™ or not!
by HoosierVic
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 40.76: "Beloit Player Fined For Missing Bus"
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Sox Scoops 40.76: "Beloit Player Fined For Missing Bus"

By Rick Mariotti Chicago Online Sports Carl Pitts , an outfielder and designated hitter for the Beloit Blue Sox, was fined an undisclosed amount for missing the team bus before the AA affiliate’s May 8 game with the Columbus Brown Sox. https://statspl.us/brewster/reports/news/html/images/person_pic...
by HoosierVic
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 40.75: "Mark Simpson Loves Round Numbers"
Replies: 7
Views: 42

Re: Sox Scoops 40.75: "Mark Simpson Loves Round Numbers"

Given our track record, The Blueprint™ might be to stay at the bottom of the division ...
by HoosierVic
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 40.75: "Mark Simpson Loves Round Numbers"
Replies: 7
Views: 42

Re: Sox Scoops 40.75: "Mark Simpson Loves Round Numbers"

Actually, the main thing to take from this story is in the GM's quote ...
by HoosierVic
Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 40.75: "Mark Simpson Loves Round Numbers"
Replies: 7
Views: 42

Sox Scoops 40.75: "Mark Simpson Loves Round Numbers"

By Mike Talley Black Sox Beat Writer Chicago Sports Online Chicago first baseman Mark Simpson loves a nice round number. Right now, he’s especially fond of 1,000 – the nice round number of RBIs he’d amassed as of the May 24 game at Vancouver. https://statspl.us/brewster/reports/news/html/images/per...
by HoosierVic
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Las Vegas Hustlers
Topic: Sin City Times 2040.9
Replies: 5
Views: 50

Re: Sin City Times 2040.9

He had a couple of flashes in the minors (one player of the month in AAA), but was terrible in his stint at Huntsville. So, this has been a little surprising. Would be kind of cool if he kept it up!
by HoosierVic
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Las Vegas Hustlers
Topic: Sin City Times 2040.3
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Re: Sin City Times 2040.3

Pickle smoocher. Sounds disreputable. Dill or gherkin?
by HoosierVic
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Las Vegas Hustlers
Topic: Sin City Times 2040.1
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Re: Sin City Times 2040.1

Awesome.
by HoosierVic
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Las Vegas Hustlers
Topic: Sin City Times 2040.9
Replies: 5
Views: 50

Re: Sin City Times 2040.9

Great idea for a TN. And if Matt really wants to know, I can clue him in on Craig Barber ...
by HoosierVic
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 40.74: "Farm Fresh, May 19-25"
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Sox Scoops 40.74: "Farm Fresh, May 19-25"

https://i.imgur.com/y400SID.jpg https://statspl.us/brewster/reports/news/html/images/team_logos/carolina_flight.png Carolina Flight – AAA Last week: 2-4 (Won 0 of 3 at Gotham; won 2-3 from Ashland at home.) Overall: 29-22, in third place, 1.0 game behind Brooklyn in the GL East Coast Division. Pros...
by HoosierVic
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Portland Lumberjacks
Topic: We Got Wood - 40.23 - Unacceptable!
Replies: 3
Views: 24

Re: We Got Wood - 40.23 - Unacceptable!

“Syrup-globbed dialect.”

Outstanding.
by HoosierVic
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 40.73: "Sox at Vancouver Series Results"
Replies: 0
Views: 7

Sox Scoops 40.73: "Sox at Vancouver Series Results"

https://i.imgur.com/plAg5lA.png https://statspl.us/brewster/reports/news/html/images/team_logos/chicago_black_sox.png Sox at Vancouver Series Results https://statspl.us/brewster/reports/news/html/images/team_logos/vancouver_mounties.png 05/23/40: Chicago Black Sox @ Vancouver Mounties - Win, 8-4. B...
by HoosierVic
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 40.72: "Sox at Omaha Series Results"
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Sox Scoops 40.72: "Sox at Omaha Series Results"

https://i.imgur.com/plAg5lA.png https://statspl.us/brewster/reports/news/html/images/team_logos/chicago_black_sox.png Sox at Omaha Series Results https://statspl.us/brewster/reports/news/html/images/team_logos/omaha_hawks.png 05/19/40: Chicago Black Sox @ Omaha Hawks - Win, 4-1. Nicto Sensational f...
by HoosierVic
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 40.71: "Of Portland, Master Plans, and Blueprints"
Replies: 3
Views: 29

Re: Sox Scoops 40.71: "Of Portland, Master Plans, and Blueprints"

Ha! The Grand Scheme™ definitely has a ring to it!
by HoosierVic
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Chicago Black Sox
Topic: Sox Scoops 40.71: "Of Portland, Master Plans, and Blueprints"
Replies: 3
Views: 29

Sox Scoops 40.71: "Of Portland, Master Plans, and Blueprints"

[iPhone XXI video clip begins] (It’s a bright Monday morning and Black Sox GM Vic Caleca is driving southbound on Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway in South Side Tow Truck CC09, hauling a late-model Jeep Cherokee to the company’s Dalton impound lot. Caleca’s dash-mounted iPhone rings. The caller is Sox...
by HoosierVic
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Portland Lumberjacks
Topic: We Got Wood - 40.22 - Wilson Talks "Master Plan"
Replies: 3
Views: 40

Re: We Got Wood - 40.22 - Wilson Talks "Master Plan"

Awesome. But don’t think for a minute that Vinnie is going to sit still for Portland having a master plan while Chicago doesn’t. Black Sox trademark attorneys will be working overtime to find our own version ... The Strategy(TM), perhaps? No, the Grand Strategy (TM) ... hmmmm. Not quite, but we’re g...
by HoosierVic
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: California Crusaders
Topic: Horrible Poetry; Bumblebee 2040.13
Replies: 3
Views: 35

Re: Horrible Poetry; 2040.13

The Black Sox have brought together literary analysts from across the franchise, including promising newcomer Chet “Longfellow” Dickinson (Prose 7/8; Metre 6/7; Simile 6/9), to determine if “pen” and “has been” actually rhyme.

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