Skip to content
Do you have adblock enabled?
 
If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(ESPN)   Houston Astros decided they'd rather play football today against the White Sox   (espn.com) divider line
    More: Awkward, Baseball statistics, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Tony La Russa, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Doug Rader  
•       •       •

596 clicks; posted to Sports » on 19 Aug 2022 at 2:50 AM (14 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



Voting Results (Smartest)
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

 
2022-08-19 3:15:28 AM  
10 votes:
"I hate that rule you can pitch a position player," White Sox manager Tony La Russa said. "There's got to be a way to avoid that at some point when you get far down. I think it's a travesty for the game. I don't think fans enjoy it.

Um, Tony, I hate to break it to you but there is exactly one person who can make the decision on whether to have a position player pitch or not. He would be the manager for the team. I think his name is Tony La Russa.

And as a fan who knows other fans, I can tell you a lot of fans like it. Seeing what a position player can do is often the most interesting thing about the top of the ninth in a 17-5 game.
 
2022-08-19 12:53:09 PM  
5 votes:

dark brew: Also, fark the cheating Astros.


God i hope we get to fark the dodgers in the WS this year.  Their tears are already sweet enough as is.
 
2022-08-19 5:51:42 PM  
3 votes:

lilplatinum: dark brew: Also, fark the cheating Astros.

God i hope we get to fark the dodgers in the WS this year.  Their tears are already sweet enough as is.


f&ck the dodgers
 
2022-08-19 6:55:06 AM  
1 vote:

dywed88: "I hate that rule you can pitch a position player," White Sox manager Tony La Russa said. "There's got to be a way to avoid that at some point when you get far down. I think it's a travesty for the game. I don't think fans enjoy it.

Um, Tony, I hate to break it to you but there is exactly one person who can make the decision on whether to have a position player pitch or not. He would be the manager for the team.


Well, technically, it's a little more complicated than that.  La Russa, or any other manager, can't bring in a position player to pitch if the run deficit is 5 or fewer.

But in this instance La Russa is being the out of touch moron that he has been since the late 1990s.  Also, fark the cheating Astros.
 
2022-08-19 12:27:41 PM  
1 vote:
Wow, the Astros really beat the hell out of that trash can, didn't they?
 
Displayed 5 of 5 comments

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

This thread is closed to new comments.

Continue Farking




On Twitter


  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.