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Offline Nathan

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #100: April 24, 2009, 07:47:06 PM »
Why intentionally walk just to get to the pitcher if you only have 1 out?

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #101: April 24, 2009, 07:47:56 PM »
yep, especially with us taking fastballs down the middle and swinging at every change-up he throws in the dirt.

To tell you the truth, not many people would be able to hit those fastballs the way he is throwing right now, Nats or other teams...

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #102: April 24, 2009, 07:49:06 PM »
why didn't Nick try to turn a double play there?
It looked like to me that the ball took NJ too far from the base to get back and the second baseman was positioned too far up the middle to get over to cover in time.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #103: April 24, 2009, 07:49:09 PM »
good to see that these are the same old choking Mutts. what a joke


nice job Scott

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #104: April 24, 2009, 07:49:31 PM »
Good job by Scott to get out of that inning. Come on Nats!!!

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #105: April 24, 2009, 07:50:15 PM »
To tell you the truth, not many people would be able to hit those fastballs the way he is throwing right now, Nats or other teams...
a lot of those fastballs he is throwing are unhittable, especially when the umpire calls them right on the inside corner to right-handed batters. not a strike

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #106: April 24, 2009, 07:51:43 PM »
good to see that these are the same old choking Mutts. what a joke

nice job Scott
He's still playing with fire a bit much.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #107: April 24, 2009, 07:52:14 PM »
He's still playing with fire a bit much.
definitely, they will get some runs off him soon enough. especially with our offense rolling over like dogs.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #108: April 24, 2009, 07:54:35 PM »
there's the slider to K Olsen.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #109: April 24, 2009, 07:56:03 PM »
a lot of those fastballs he is throwing are unhittable, especially when the umpire calls them right on the inside corner to right-handed batters. not a strike

yep, that is the benefit of being an all-star pitcher in this league.  He is attacking each of our hitters perfectly to their weaknesses.  Not to mention, most of these fastballs are nearly impossible to get the bat around on.  Hopefully, we can get lucky on one of his mistakes, if he makes one....

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #110: April 24, 2009, 08:00:24 PM »
Why intentionally walk just to get to the pitcher if you only have 1 out?
You're kidding, right?  That's the best time to do that so you can set-up the DP.  It nearly worked in textbook fashion too, but Santana can run faster than most pitchers.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #111: April 24, 2009, 08:00:46 PM »
what a joke. that's game, folks.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #112: April 24, 2009, 08:00:54 PM »
Well, there is Dukes first major mistake on a night when we couldn't afford any.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #113: April 24, 2009, 08:01:34 PM »
Olsen is just way too hittable. He makes far too many mistakes leaving pitches over the plate.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #114: April 24, 2009, 08:02:07 PM »
You're kidding, right?  That's the best time to do that so you can set-up the DP.  It nearly worked in textbook fashion too, but Santana can run faster than most pitchers.


It is the right thing to do if you have a solid defense behind the pitcher, but I wouldn't say that about our D based off of the games so far this season.  IMO, it was a very risky move, especially considering Santana's bat.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #115: April 24, 2009, 08:03:22 PM »
You're kidding, right?  That's the best time to do that so you can set-up the DP.  It nearly worked in textbook fashion too, but Santana can run faster than most pitchers.


I'm new.  With our middle infield and pitching, I thought it would be risky to load the bases with one out. 

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #116: April 24, 2009, 08:03:25 PM »
David Wright is a flat out bum. :rofl:

so overrated

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #117: April 24, 2009, 08:03:30 PM »
there you go dukes :clap:  NOT

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #118: April 24, 2009, 08:05:00 PM »
well, it could be worse. The Mutts should have 3-4+ runs by now.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #119: April 24, 2009, 08:05:44 PM »
olsen doesn't look sharp but is pitching out of jams.  dukes has to just let that go for a bloop single.  thanks elijah.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #120: April 24, 2009, 08:08:02 PM »
bright side ... burgess with another homer tonight.  marrero is batting .311.  milledge is 3-for-4 tonight.  stammen - 7ip, 3 h, 0 er, 0 bb, 4 k.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #121: April 24, 2009, 08:09:15 PM »
bright side ... burgess with another homer tonight.  marrero is batting .311.  milledge is 3-for-4 tonight.  stammen - 7ip, 3 h, 0 er, 0 bb, 4 k.
Milledge got picked off at first and got thrown out at second trying to extend a single into a double. :?

CAPS SCORE! Up 3-0!

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #122: April 24, 2009, 08:09:37 PM »
bright side ... burgess with another homer tonight.  marrero is batting .311.  milledge is 3-for-4 tonight.  stammen - 7ip, 3 h, 0 er, 0 bb, 4 k.

Burgess will probably have another 2 this week and then he will go cold for the next three weeks.  That is how it has always been with him, very streaky.

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #123: April 24, 2009, 08:10:28 PM »
that's the way Dunn. take two fastballs in a row down the pipe

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Re: Nationals @ Mets, Game 1
« Reply #124: April 24, 2009, 08:11:42 PM »
on the bright side, johan is at 59 pitches through 3.1... at that rate, he would go like 6.