I know I’m biased, don’t get me wrong, but at the same time, I still go to a job where kids know they can cheat/plagiarize and it’ll be regarded as a momentary mistake, a lapse in judgment, a response to stress, even if they do it habitually or constantly, which many do. These teachers must have a lot more job security than me.

And without exception, the loudest snitches I have—the Codies Bellinger and Aarons Judge and Trevors Bauer in my classroom—are the ones who cheat in other ways.

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I don’t know a single Astros fan who doesn’t admit that they cheated their way to a World Series.

What they do say is that there’s no way in hell they were the only team relaying signs in real time, no matter what Bellinger or Stanton say.

What they say is that there were no fucking buzzers, a thing that multiple players, MLB authenticators, people who work with electronics, and Harold Reynolds (¿¿!!) have all confirmed.

And like me, they’re all very tired of being asked to do penance.

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If I played baseball, my walk-up song would be the Bob Newhart Show theme.

prediction: the Astros are either gonna win 105 games or 80. nothing in between

@jetsmetsclown @Taweret I think literally all the players who are talking shit are doing so because they know this is their chance to get their kicks in.

Judge is on the Yankees. Bellinger and Turner are Dodgers. Bauer used to be in Cleveland. They’re all hoping they don’t get caught too. That’s how my students work, too—the kid who “snitches” or “moralizes” the loudest is invariably the hardest cheater in the class.

tonight on MLB network a panel made up entirely of old white men in suits and ties ask why baseball is struggling to attract young people

RB @PhillyLocalGuy@birdsite.com Baseball Writers: Why don't people like our sport.

Also Baseball Writers: Invite guys like Huff and Schilling to celebrations.

is it me or do the xfl players look a lot smaller than the nfl guys?

Pitchers whining like no pitcher ever tried to gain an unfair advantage over hitters by illegally fucking with the ball need to get over themselves

Someone please explain xfl to me, bearing in mind I know nothing of the NFL to start with

Manfred cut a very stupid deal here to let the Astros take the heat for the Yankees, Dodgers, Red Sox, Brewers, Cubs, Nats, Diamondbacks, Rangers, and Cleveland, all of whom have been linked to electronic sign stealing, and fans of those other teams, and players on them, still cannot keep their traps shut when their least favorite team is taking the fall for them. I knew baseball fans could be irrational, but this is bordering on absurd.

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Cody Bellinger is about to learn rule number one: do not fuck with Puerto Ricans.

imma drive around to all the colleges and confiscate all their aluminum bats

why do they use aluminum bats in college baseball? the sound it makes is the worst thing ever

Cody Bellinger should probably keep his mouth shut before someone realizes the speed at which he got better at hitting is downright, uh, Astros-esque, and I learned that from a Dodgers fan

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