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(ESPN)   Houston Astros decided they'd rather play football today against the White Sox   ( divider line
    More: Awkward, Baseball statistics, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Tony La Russa, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Doug Rader  
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620 clicks; posted to Sports » on 19 Aug 2022 at 2:50 AM (23 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook

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2022-08-19 2:55:13 PM  
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cefm: Wow, the Astros really beat the hell out of that trash can, didn't they?

Please, let's not be so savage. They prefer "White Sox" to "trash can."
2022-08-19 4:53:54 AM  
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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. 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.

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2022-08-19 4:08:58 PM  
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Fark the Astros*
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