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NorthshoreTiger76
New Orleans Saints Fan
New Orleans Zephyrs Fan
Member since May 2009
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Question for fans of MLB teams
Do you follow your minor league clubs or do you not give a shit?


KBeezy
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Dec 2004
13414 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
Some prospects, yes
The actual team record, no


JabarkusRussell
Member since Jul 2009
11322 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
I check Tacoma's win/loss record when looking at Zephyr's stats but that's it. I went to a Zephyrs/Rainiers game a few years ago to see Adam Jones before they traded him to Baltimore.


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Them
LSU Fan
Frozen wastes
Member since Nov 2008
9968 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
I keep track of the Padres' top prospects but I could give two shits about the W-L of the farm teams.


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NHTIGER
LSU Fan
Central New Hampshire
Member since Nov 2003
16023 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
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Question for fans of MLB teams
Do you follow your minor league clubs or do you not give a shit?



Red Sox fan. I follow Pawtucket (AAA) and Portland (AA) - none of the "A" teams or "short-season" teams though. When the Red Sox have an off day, NESN sometimes carries either Pawtucket or Portland games.


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volfan30
Atlanta Braves Fan
Member since Jun 2010
29964 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
I check on the top Braves prospects' season stat-lines every week or so and read scouting reports when available. Don't follow game-by-game and certainly don't care whether the minor league clubs win or lose.

Braves AA team plays 5 games a year in Knoxville, so I usually try to make it to a couple of those games.


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tween the hedges
Atlanta Braves Fan
Member since Feb 2012
16041 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
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Some prospects, yes
The actual team record, no





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USAF Hart
Georgia Fan
My House
Member since Jun 2011
9926 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
I don't necessarily care about the minor league teams. Hell, I don't really know much about the prospects unless they are being talked about on the internet. I couldn't tell you the starting 5, or defensive starters for the AAA Braves. Besides, trying to watch 162 games a year is hard enough as it is. I don't need to attempt to keep up with the minor league teams as well.


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Master of Sinanju
Member since Feb 2012
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re: Question for fans of MLB teams
I love minor league baseball, but follow my local teams rather than major league team's affiliates.


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Srbtiger06
USA Fan
Buga Nation
Member since Apr 2006
24541 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
I follow most of the big prospects we have and a few guys I'm interested in.


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SpartyGator
Florida Fan
Texas
Member since Oct 2011
40327 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
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Do you follow your minor league clubs or do you not give a shit?



I don't really care, but I know a little bit about the Tigers AAA (Toledo). I haven't followed much this year, though.


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TXGunslinger10
Houston Astros Fan
Houston, TX
Member since Jun 2011
16249 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
I keep up with our prospects and occasionally I'll watch a minor league game just to see a specific prospect.

Right now, as an Astros fan, that's about all we have.


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shifty94
LSU Fan
Humble, TX
Member since Oct 2010
2449 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
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Some prospects, yes
The actual team record, no




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Nashty
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Mar 2012
3561 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
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Some prospects, yes
The actual team record, no

bingo.


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Georgia Peach
LSU Fan
Plattenville
Member since Jun 2013
227 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
Some what, like others have said I will keep up with a few prospects but for the most part not really. It doesn't intrigue me to know a career minor leaguer finally has an era under 4.00.

I will watch the games however because sometimes you catch a prospects who becomes a star later.


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The7Sins
Georgia Fan
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
Member since Nov 2012
972 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
No.


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UnluckyTiger
Virginia Fan
Member since Sep 2003
22552 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
DGAF


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GumBro Jackson
Auburn Fan
New Orleans
Member since Mar 2011
2413 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
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Some prospects, yes
The actual team record, no


Same for me. In other words I follow the minor leagues only to the extent it is likely to affect the major league club (Nats) in the short to mid term.

Minor league baseball is a ton of fun though. Cheap and a good activity for groups of friends or families. If I lived in a city with a minor league team I would go and support that team, regardless of its big league affiliate.


TH03
Notre Dame Fan
Member since Dec 2008
107712 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
I follow swamps' rankings and player profiles


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witty alias
Chicago Cubs Fan
Member since Nov 2012
839 posts

re: Question for fans of MLB teams
I look at box scores and player stats. I don't look at their records much.


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