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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #125: June 16, 2010, 07:46:22 PM »
Walks are just brutal.  Too bad we couldn't get a few in front of those homers.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #126: June 16, 2010, 07:46:36 PM »
Boesch is pretty good, the Tigers have brought up some studs this year (though Jackson is fading fast).

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #127: June 16, 2010, 07:47:01 PM »
I'm actually half joking, as I think most others are as well as a way to cope with what we're being forced to watch tonight.

My comment was actually directed at everyone BUT you.  I'd easily wager you're the ONLY one joking.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #128: June 16, 2010, 07:47:21 PM »
Nice pitch by Verlander.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #129: June 16, 2010, 07:48:04 PM »
Boesch is pretty good, the Tigers have brought up some studs this year (though Jackson is fading fast).

His BABIP was so high that it was only to be expected for Jackson to fade a bit.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #130: June 16, 2010, 07:48:54 PM »
By the way, Guzman is an awful hitter.

Yep.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #131: June 16, 2010, 07:49:58 PM »
Livo is famous for finishing terrible games, which skews his ERA. I'm not worried, but you have to expect these because he's not a #2 starter.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #132: June 16, 2010, 07:51:13 PM »
Losing sucks so much!

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #133: June 16, 2010, 07:52:53 PM »
I'm surprised there was no 'slider' talk thrown in that Wired Wednesday segment.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #134: June 16, 2010, 07:53:21 PM »
Stop walking people, Livan!

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #135: June 16, 2010, 07:53:40 PM »
Get Livan out of the game!

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #136: June 16, 2010, 07:53:45 PM »
If you can't get loose, you shouldn't start the game.

Seems pretty reasonable to me.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #137: June 16, 2010, 07:53:53 PM »
people have been waiting months for a chance to bash livan. so enjoy it, get your shots in.

i fully expect a self-congratulatory "i told you so" article on fangraphs before the 5th inning is over.

me, i am not going to bash the guy till he strings 2 or 3 bad starts in a row and his era reaches the mid-4 range.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #138: June 16, 2010, 07:54:17 PM »
Livo is famous for finishing terrible games, which skews his ERA. I'm not worried, but you have to expect these because he's not a #2 starter.
How do you walk 2 guys in the same inning who have an 0-2 count?

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #139: June 16, 2010, 07:54:43 PM »
people have been waiting months for a chance to bash livan. so enjoy it, get your shots in.

i fully expect a self-congratulatory "i told you so" article on fangraphs before the 5th inning is over.

me, i am not going to bash the guy till he strings 2 or 3 bad starts in a row and his era reaches the mid-4 range.

The voice of reason speaks.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #140: June 16, 2010, 07:54:45 PM »
i fully expect a self-congratulatory "i told you so" article on fangraphs before the 5th inning is over.

The 5th?  I'll bet it's already up.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #141: June 16, 2010, 07:55:38 PM »
interesting that we are ready to dump livan after a single bad start, but we argue about whether lannan should go or not.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #142: June 16, 2010, 07:56:39 PM »
The players on both teams just seem to be going through the motions right now.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #143: June 16, 2010, 07:56:46 PM »
The voice of reason speaks.

Search for my post if you like, but getting his ERA up to 4.5 is going to be a challenge with the start he had. Something like a string of 20 starts of 6 ERA ball. His 1st quarter season was that good.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #144: June 16, 2010, 07:56:49 PM »
How do you walk 2 guys in the same inning who have an 0-2 count?

Practice!  Practice!!  Practice!!!

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #145: June 16, 2010, 07:57:11 PM »
If Livan finishes the year with a 4.5 ERA he's already way out-performed my expectations.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #146: June 16, 2010, 07:57:12 PM »
Nice throw from CF.

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #147: June 16, 2010, 07:57:23 PM »
interesting that we are ready to dump livan after a single bad start, but we argue about whether lannan should go or not.

I don't think people argue that just that martin and stammen are worse

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #148: June 16, 2010, 07:57:28 PM »
We do we start a CF with a noodlearm?

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Re: Nationals @ Tigers, Game 2
« Reply #149: June 16, 2010, 07:57:32 PM »
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