The Thinker: Rivalry Edition

The Thinker Cat

So I’ve been thinking…

Which MLB rivalry has been the most entertaining in 2015 thus far? Somewhat subjective I admit, but I would consider entertaining rivalry to mean lots of close games between two good teams, some sort of shared history, tense moments, potential melees, fan battles, off-the-field jibes, etc. I’ll provide my thoughts in the comments after some others have had the chance to chime in.

9 thoughts on “The Thinker: Rivalry Edition

  1. What’s old is new again.

    Cubs/Cards, without a doubt. Mostly because it means something again, high quality baseball is being played in the Friendly Confines once more. I mean the Cubs always brought their A-game to a Cards series but now they can actually hang, and give them a fight. It’s so great. Shuts up my horrible relatives at least.

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    1. My thoughts exactly. Cubs/Cards for sure. I had this thought originally on Sunday when I was eager to watch the Cubs/Cards and expected it to be the Sun night game. But no! It was the Yankees-Mets! EAST COAST BIAS BLAH! That’s a neat rivalry too, but c’mon, Cubs/Cards right now is the hottest ticket in town! Seriously, my friend got standing room tix on Saturday and they were $58 a piece. That’s Bulls playoffs standing room prices at the United Center type of prices…not baseball in Sept prices…

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  2. O’s Blue Jays has been OK. There’s a few years of back and forth with them lately. Would have worked a bit better if the O’s didn’t lose so much. Cubs/Cards I agree has been fun.

    Oh, and don’t forget Royals vs. MLB since they seem to be fighting everyone.

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  3. I gotta go with O’s vs Blue Jays. Baltimore STILL hates Cito Gaston, spelling seems weird, but I will forget what I meant to post if I try to look up the true spelling, and it seems that they will never forget that Mussina didn’t pitch in his home park in 93!

    I mean, the Yankees/Sox, yeah if we’re going by the 70’s, but for pure hatred?

    Gotta go with the aforementioned teams, I liked all parts of the diamond of D.C. I lived in, but Maryland, Baltimore specifically, really kinda still hates Toronto!

    Scout, am I wrong? Well you are kinda young, but, but your Uncle or Aunt will surely agree with me.

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    1. Only meant one but, but, it might have made my pointless position stronger! Anyway, kaka pee-pee, Shit!

      I love that I can swear, and like the fifty plus adolescent I am, I will abuse this until I’ve stopped laughing. Or until you guys ban me!

      Shit piss fuck poop!

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