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I've watched the replay and read the comments. From what I have seen, he was clearly safe. However, the comments from some of the Mets fans say that the New York cameras grabbed it from another angle and his hand never actually touched the plate. He left it in the air above it instead of getting it down on the ground. They (the Mets fans) were the ones saying he was out and the call was correct.

Either way, it's a W for the Cubbies, so I'm happy!
 

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I was wondering about that... it could be that the ump saw that too and reported it back to the video review folks.

Always good to get a win over NY teams! :devil: (sorry, not sorry)
 

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Do the cubs have any hope?
Maybe in 2026. Wow did this season take a turn. I was confident of a playoff appearance (and early exit) back in May. Not a chance anymore. I did not see the poop show that this season turned out to be coming back then. .
 

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Maybe in 2026. Wow did this season take a turn. I was confident of a playoff appearance (and early exit) back in May. Not a chance anymore. I did not see the poop show that this season turned out to be coming back then. .
Thanks for keeping me up. I was raised by Harry Carey and Steve Stone, watching the cubs every day in rural Arkansas on WGN. Been too busy as an adult to follow closely.
 

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I think the entire country was watching the Cubbies on WGN back then! Here in the Balt/Wash area, we had the O's on Home Team Sports, the Cubs on WGN, and the Braves on TBS. And that was it.

I kinda miss the days when there was a bit of a forced regionalism.
 

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Maybe in 2026. Wow did this season take a turn. I was confident of a playoff appearance (and early exit) back in May. Not a chance anymore. I did not see the poop show that this season turned out to be coming back then. .

Mike, the Cubs started off so red hot! You guys had the high of re-signing Bellinger... it looked like the Cards were going to have a down year. Pittsburgh was scorching then fizzled...

What in the world happened???
 

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Mike, the Cubs started off so red hot! You guys had the high of re-signing Bellinger... it looked like the Cards were going to have a down year. Pittsburgh was scorching then fizzled...

What in the world happened???
Right!?! I had high hopes that this year was the beginning of something good. Again, I knew nothing HUGE was gonna happen this season, but I thought it might be the start. Now it sounds like they’re gonna blow the whole thing up. Everyone is on the trade block. There’s always next year.

In the meantime, go Orioles!
 

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I mean... they're only 5.5 out of the wild card and it's July 5th. And they're run differential is only -22. You could see a scenario where they get hot, make up ground and squeak in.
 

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I mean... they're only 5.5 out of the wild card and it's July 5th. And they're run differential is only -22. You could see a scenario where they get hot, make up ground and squeak in.
That’d be a lot of fun if it happened, but I think I’ll just live vicariously through the fans of other teams who actually are good. 😂😂😂
 

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The Cubs are killing me, Mike! Killing me!!!! :paddle:
 

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The Cubs are killing me, Mike! Killing me!!!! :paddle:
I think they (the Cubs) are upset that I’ve been cheering for the Orioles lately. The Yankees are still struggling though, right?
 

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Yankees are struggling, but the Red Sox are red hot. They're only 6 out of first!!!
 

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Yankees are struggling, but the Red Sox are red hot. They're only 6 out of first!!!
I’ve seen a few times where people compare the current Orioles to the 2016 Cubs. I sure hope the O’s have more longevity than those Cubs did.
 
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