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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #125: August 25, 2009, 09:16:54 PM »
Bad call on the suicide squeeze. Not the right situation.



Horrendous decision.

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #126: August 25, 2009, 09:17:07 PM »

How does being slow factor into this? I didn't think Nieves was that slow anyway.

You can get a DP if a guy is slow enough.

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #127: August 25, 2009, 09:17:10 PM »
Love the broken bat hits
Big Z is coming out soon. Their bullpen sucks almost as bad as ours.

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #128: August 25, 2009, 09:17:32 PM »
They're busy subscribing to BP so they can sound as knowledgeable as you.  :lmao:

Haha, it takes more than that, my friend.  Did a nice tool make John Holmes what he was?  Uh, well, bad example, but still.

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #129: August 25, 2009, 09:17:35 PM »
Complaints aside, one thing Riggleman has established now is that regardless of the guy in the box or the guy on 3rd (we've had the following combos: Dukes-Hammer; Nyger-Morse; Nieves-Dukes) with a guy on 3rd and less than 2 outs, the squeeze could be on. He should really not do it for the rest of the season and see if he gets success with a counter strategy.

+1

It's always good to deviate from conventional wisdom once in a while and make your opponents think anything is on at any time.

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #130: August 25, 2009, 09:18:31 PM »
I played 3B too and I tend to believe that throws have to be executed.

I'm so old I was a fan of Don Hoak and Eddie Mathews (LOL)l

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #131: August 25, 2009, 09:18:46 PM »
Haha, it takes more than that, my friend.  Did a nice tool make John Holmes what he was?  Uh, well, bad example, but still.

Who is John Holmes?

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #132: August 25, 2009, 09:18:48 PM »
I played 3B too and I tend to believe that throws have to be executed.

But a decent 1B will help with less than perfect throws.  I didn't see it.  How bad was the throw and how did it pull Dunn off the bag?

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #133: August 25, 2009, 09:19:27 PM »
Who is John Holmes?

How old are you???  :shock:

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #134: August 25, 2009, 09:19:35 PM »
Sounds like Zimm nailed a Cubs fan with his broken bat.  Did anybody see it?

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #135: August 25, 2009, 09:19:44 PM »
You can get a DP if a guy is slow enough.


On a suicide squeeze? I'd like to see that play executed.  :lol:

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #136: August 25, 2009, 09:19:56 PM »
I played 3B too and I tend to believe that throws have to be executed.
it was a long throw. just a little short. probably would have been scooped up by most first basemen.


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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #137: August 25, 2009, 09:19:58 PM »
Hammer time !!!!

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #138: August 25, 2009, 09:20:28 PM »
But a decent 1B will help with less than perfect throws.  I didn't see it.  How bad was the throw and how did it pull Dunn off the bag?

Dunn was practically doing the splits, got the ball in the glove but didn't hold onto it.

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #139: August 25, 2009, 09:20:33 PM »
HIT IT IN THE AIR


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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #141: August 25, 2009, 09:20:57 PM »
But a decent 1B will help with less than perfect throws.  I didn't see it.  How bad was the throw and how did it pull Dunn off the bag?

It was in the dirt and off to Dunn's right.


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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #143: August 25, 2009, 09:22:31 PM »
I love hi-def.

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #144: August 25, 2009, 09:22:33 PM »
Dunn was practically doing the splits, got the ball in the glove but didn't hold onto it.

It was in the dirt and off to Dunn's right.

Then yes.  Zimmerman should've made a better throw.

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #145: August 25, 2009, 09:23:03 PM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Holmes_(actor)


:lmao:  He was the dude in Insatiable!  :shock:  And tomterp thinks he had a nice tool?  :lmao:  :shock:

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #146: August 25, 2009, 09:23:11 PM »
(actor)...ACTOR!!! :lol:

Hey, I didn't write the entry!

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #147: August 25, 2009, 09:23:15 PM »
(actor)...ACTOR!!! :lol:
Some people find that acting. It's nice to be born with natural "talent"

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #148: August 25, 2009, 09:23:23 PM »
Ha ha

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #149: August 25, 2009, 09:23:32 PM »
A walk is as good as a hit!