corey07850
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MLB Home Run Derby Thread

Tue Jul 10, 2007 9:12 am

Whie I'm still watching this year, this is getting more boring each year... People watch to see the best home run hitters slug it out, not see a bunch of scrubs and two or three 'stars' dominate. I hope Pujols or Guerrero leaves everyone in the dust.

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/allsta...?columnist=stark_jayson&id=2929740

Any bets on how many 'backs' Berman yells?
 
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RE: MLB Home Run Derby Thread

Wed Jul 11, 2007 1:47 am

Vlad the Impaler earned his nickname in this year's contest. Too bad no lefties hit any fair balls into McCovey Cove.
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RE: MLB Home Run Derby Thread

Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:02 am

I was on the Prince and Howard bandwagon..

I thought this could have been one of the most boring HR Derby's I've seen.

Hopefully the All Star Game will be a little more exciting.
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RE: MLB Home Run Derby Thread

Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:17 am

Quoting AA61Hvy (Reply 2):

Hopefully the All Star Game will be a little more exciting.

Based on the way this season has played out, I see more of a pitcher's duel with a lot of singles.

Quoting AA61Hvy (Reply 2):

I thought this could have been one of the most boring HR Derby's I've seen.

Except, of course, for that 503' blast Vlad hit.
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RE: MLB Home Run Derby Thread

Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:27 am

Quoting N1120A (Reply 3):
Except, of course, for that 503' blast Vlad hit.

I was hoping it was going to hit the glove or Coke Bottle.

I did see Vlad live earlier this year vs the Mariners, great, great player...Just a little bitter toward him, as I am a TX Rangers fan-and he single handily whoops on the Rangers every single game.
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RE: MLB Home Run Derby Thread

Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:34 am

Quoting AA61Hvy (Reply 4):
Just a little bitter toward him, as I am a TX Rangers fan-and he single handily whoops on the Rangers every single game.

Well, that is your issue. How can you expect a team that was once owned by GWB to win  Wink
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