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new bif: MLB BIF 2013

Discussion in 'Beer It Forward' started by gkatsoris, Feb 23, 2013.

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  1. brooklynbrews

    brooklynbrews Jan 21, 2010 Uzbekistan

    Ok, ok George, I'll take the mets.

    YA GOTTA BELIEVE!!
     
  2. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Jun 27, 2007

    Boom, done!

    errrrrrr if they come in last, and you win again......:eek:
     
  3. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Jun 27, 2007

    Only three teams left:
    Oakland
    Pittsburgh
    and
    Milwaukee

    (Martin I think you need help LOL)
     
  4. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 May 16, 2012 Florida

    Man, I for sure figured the A's would be off the board by now, after last seasons shenanigans.
     
  5. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Jun 27, 2007

    Granted all three teams are in the middle of the pack as far as odds' go. I totally agree Oakland has a good chance of doing something, and Pitts has a great chance of sucking, this season.

    Still, the teams should be picked out of loyalty regardless, I think. I guess there are ashamed Milwaukeeians, Oaklanders, & Pittsburghians lol.

    Either way, any team not picked is disqualified from the winnings. So if one of these three teams is the worst team at the end of the season, then no one wins the beer for being the worst team. And if one of these teams (Oaklnad) wins the World Series, no one gets the beer for the Championship either. So it is kind of important every team in the league gets picked. And the same goes for the divisions.

    Two more weeks to go before I shut it down (March 30th).

    Opening day March 31st 2013:
    Evan vs rtaps
     
  6. lokieman

    lokieman Jan 20, 2011 Oklahoma

    Has the idea of one person picking 2 teams if no one else claims them been discussed? You're right...it would really suck if no one picked the best or worst. Just throwing it out there....
     
  7. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 May 16, 2012 Florida

    Imagine if that person had the ws winner and last place. That'd be one busy delivery man.
     
  8. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Jun 27, 2007

    This was brought up last season. Only one team per person; sorry those are the rules. I can't believe no one picked the Brewers yet, on a beer site.
     
  9. MrVonzipper

    MrVonzipper May 9, 2011 California

    In 99% sure you said that last year haha
     
  10. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 May 16, 2012 Florida

    Maybe it's because they play at Miller Park.
     
  11. MrVonzipper

    MrVonzipper May 9, 2011 California

    Yea. Step it up Kuhnhenn!!
     
  12. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Jun 27, 2007

    Alrighty everone, as some of you may know and others will soon find out, Sun mornings is when I update the standings, info, and share my polite & meaningful opinions about the BIF/League. Here is an update on who has who, and which teams are still available.

    Teams Taken:
    Orioles: schteve825
    Red Sox: lokieman
    Yankees: DarthKostrizer
    Rays: RayUFO7
    Blue Jays: thee ehammond1
    White Sox: sholle
    Indians: Stinger80OH
    Tigers: mixed_master7
    Twins: jegross2
    Angels: MrVonZipper
    Mariners: Smurf2055
    Astros: rtaps
    Braves: pschul4
    Marlins: martin123012
    Phillies: gkatsoris
    Nationals: RayOhioFelton
    Cubs: robbiemoy13
    Reds: hopoilcrazy
    Cardinals: homebrew311
    Diamondbacks: dsal89
    Rockies: bigaltemple
    Dodgers: richkrull
    Giants: YaKnowBrady
    Royals: AAxsom
    Rangers: Evan
    Padres: SP23

    Available teams:
    Oakland
    Milwaukee
    and
    Pittsburgh

    On a side note, if one of these teams does not win the World Series or doesn't come in last in the league there is still an oportunity to win some beer, within the division. If your team wins the division, you recieve beer from the middle three teams, and if your team comes in last in the division you recieve beer from said winner of the division. So if anyone is interested in Oakland, Milwaukee or Pittsburgh let me know in the thread or BM me.

    Also, shit talking is very, VERY important in this BIF; so let her rip.
    (Except MrVonZipper, he is ruthlessly brutal...and hilarious at times!!!)
     
  13. brooklynbrews

    brooklynbrews Jan 21, 2010 Uzbekistan

    Have I been thrown out already??
     
  14. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 May 16, 2012 Florida

    "Gamechangers, the team that did sooo well in Miami last year."

    But yea, I'm a yanks and rays fan, the east is gonna be rough for a while. I'm excited to see how that plays out, and who gets boxes in that division. Good thing I'm not a gambling man and chose any of them.

    It'll be weird swing the sox in last in the division.
     
  15. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Jun 27, 2007

    After much consideration, I figured you can't have the Mets because they are going to come in last this year, and you can't win two times in a row; or I will have to murder the Eagles & Phils. ;)
     
  16. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Jun 27, 2007

    Teams Taken:
    Orioles: schteve825
    Red Sox: lokieman
    Yankees: DarthKostrizer
    Rays: RayUFO7
    Blue Jays: thee ehammond1
    White Sox: sholle
    Indians: Stinger80OH
    Tigers: mixed_master7
    Twins: jegross2
    Angels: MrVonZipper
    Mariners: Smurf2055
    Astros: rtaps
    Braves: pschul4
    Marlins: martin123012
    Phillies: gkatsoris
    Nationals: RayOhioFelton
    Mets: brooklynbrews (sorry bout that Andrew)
    Cubs: robbiemoy13
    Reds: hopoilcrazy
    Cardinals: homebrew311
    Diamondbacks: dsal89
    Rockies: bigaltemple
    Dodgers: richkrull
    Giants: YaKnowBrady
    Royals: AAxsom
    Rangers: Evan
    Padres: SP23

    Available teams:
    Oakland
    Milwaukee
    and
    Pittsburgh
     
  17. rtaps

    rtaps Jul 2, 2011 California

    Alright guys last minute side bet, we"ll see if we can get a few people in on it.

    Tonight WBC FINAL Puerto Rico vs Dominican Republic guess final score and winner.
    Closest score picked with correct winner wins, all who join will ship at least one bottle to the winner.
    Bets must be in by the final out of the first inning game

    I'll kick it off with DR winning 6-4
     
  18. martin123012

    martin123012 Aug 10, 2010 New Jersey

    if anyone from miami/flordia is seriously intersted in the marlins i would be willing to switch teams
     
  19. rtaps

    rtaps Jul 2, 2011 California

    Well knew it was a long shot....LET GO STROS, ganna win me some more beer
     
  20. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 May 16, 2012 Florida

    Ouch just got off of the xbox. I would have totally gotten in on it at 6-2 Dominican "All-Star" Team.
     
  21. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Jun 27, 2007

    ......hope rtaps moves to the Philly area in Nov.....
     
  22. pschul4

    pschul4 Jan 7, 2011 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    RayOhioFelton, you and I are mortal enemies now

    gkatsoris, the phillies are to the NL east as the bears are to the NFC North. Theyre pretty decent and its cute when their fans get all excited, but they'll come up short every single time
     
  23. MrVonzipper

    MrVonzipper May 9, 2011 California

    I'm thinking that's pretty likely, in fact I think I might as well. I can't think of I nicer place to live in November!
     
  24. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Jun 27, 2007

    I got nothin!
     
  25. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Jun 27, 2007

    There are still 3 teams available for this BIF:

    Milwaukee
    Pittsburgh
    Oaktown

    If You're interested on joining with one of these teams let me know before it's too late.
     
  26. AutumnBeerLove

    AutumnBeerLove Oct 16, 2010 Vermont
    Beer Trader

    Crap! Didn't see this posted....Nationals...?

    Too late I guess...
     
  27. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Jun 27, 2007

    ...way. Sorry Kev. The three above teams are still avail if you want to get in.
     
  28. brooklynbrews

    brooklynbrews Jan 21, 2010 Uzbekistan

    It's interesting that at least two of the three remaining teams could make a serious case for best OR worst this season.
     
  29. AutumnBeerLove

    AutumnBeerLove Oct 16, 2010 Vermont
    Beer Trader

    I'll take Pittsburgh. Feels like time for another fire sale.
     
  30. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Jun 27, 2007

    done and done.

    same info as last year?
     
  31. AutumnBeerLove

    AutumnBeerLove Oct 16, 2010 Vermont
    Beer Trader

    address change. will BM
     
  32. DarthKostrizer

    DarthKostrizer May 13, 2011 California
    Beer Trader

    I will sell you the Yankees
     
  33. DarthKostrizer

    DarthKostrizer May 13, 2011 California
    Beer Trader


    Especially now that the whole fucking team is hurt. No worries Robinson Cano is still a Yankee and he is twice as good as anyone in baseball
     
  34. DarthKostrizer

    DarthKostrizer May 13, 2011 California
    Beer Trader


    You my friend are a fucking idiot
     
  35. dsal89

    dsal89 Jul 6, 2008 Indiana

    Nah it's fine, sir. Ill still root for them.
     
  36. jegross2

    jegross2 Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    You'd think that, but baseball is one of the few things I actually know and know well.
     
  37. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 May 16, 2012 Florida

    Yea, if he played like he did in the WBC. I still think Miggie has been the most dominant in the past 2-3 years though. Most batters obviously get better with a big bat behind them, and Cano needs that presence to take some concentration off of him, like Cabrera has Fielder.
     
  38. jegross2

    jegross2 Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Oddly enough, your over exaggeration is not too far fetched. Among qualified hitters since 2010, Cano's WAR total ranks third overall, just a smidge ahead of Ryan Braun. There are probably only 5 players I would rather have on my team than Cano in 2013, and none of them play second base (Trout, Posey, Miguel Cabrera, Harper, and Andrew McCutchen -- maybe Bautista too if healthy and back to form)
     
  39. jegross2

    jegross2 Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Also, NYY has a good shot at the bottom 1-2 slots in the AL East. No way they top Toronto or Orioles this year, and I still believe in the Rays. That leaves a good ole red sox yankees who sucks more this year rivalry. This could be the first time in 20 years that neither the yankees or red sox make the playoffs
     
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