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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #25: September 21, 2010, 07:11:54 PM »
I am surprised that you would post this.  I do understand the logic in losing and a better draft pick though.

Just frustrated I guess.  I don't really "want" them to lose, I just honestly don't care at this point.  Any wins at this point are meaningless.  And you are right, losing more improves their draft position and hopefully embarrasses the management like they deserve to be.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #26: September 21, 2010, 07:13:19 PM »
Double game

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #27: September 21, 2010, 07:13:25 PM »
I just can't believe that they might actually still lose 100 games.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #28: September 21, 2010, 07:13:59 PM »
Well, this clears the TV for NCIS at 8 PM.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #29: September 21, 2010, 07:14:17 PM »
I underestimated just how badly the Nationals sucked.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #30: September 21, 2010, 07:14:56 PM »
Double game
What happen to Ron Hansen?

Here read this;

With the Senators, on July 30, 1968 Hansen turned the eighth unassisted triple play in major league history and the first in 41 years.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #31: September 21, 2010, 07:15:29 PM »
It's really nice of them to punt these games so quickly so that we can all move on to other things.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #32: September 21, 2010, 07:15:42 PM »
In 3 years? I'm sure there has been better plays.
Perhaps.  We haven't had a whole lot of talent capable of making those plays, at least not the one last night.  That's one of the toughest plays to make in baseball.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #33: September 21, 2010, 07:15:44 PM »
I know what you're saying... but to mention Dunn in the same breath at those clowns is disgraceful.
Belliard or even 2008 Willie Harris better than what we will have next year.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #34: September 21, 2010, 07:16:53 PM »
just let the Astros hit off a tee, always a chance someone will catch it

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #35: September 21, 2010, 07:17:05 PM »
Just a thought... Put Bally,Stammen back into the rotation and let them go 3 innings .
 Then bring in Maya, Lannan, Olsen in the inner 3 innings and let the pen finish it off. Seems like a plan to me.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #36: September 21, 2010, 07:17:40 PM »
Ego's of the pitchers wouldn't allow it.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #37: September 21, 2010, 07:17:40 PM »
What happen to Ron Hansen?

Here read this;

With the Senators, on July 30, 1968 Hansen turned the eighth unassisted triple play in major league history and the first in 41 years.

I took him down because of wasted space.   My techie challanged mind couldn't "right size"  the card.   I'm workin' on it :)    I have a "plan"

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #38: September 21, 2010, 07:18:50 PM »
Ego's of the pitchers wouldn't allow it.

yes, wouldn't want to disrupt any of their All-Star careers

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #39: September 21, 2010, 07:19:30 PM »
yes, wouldn't want to disrupt any of their All-Star careers

I'm just saying, it'd most likely not fly within the clubhouse... regardless of how bad the starters are.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #40: September 21, 2010, 07:20:14 PM »
Just a thought... Put Bally,Stammen back into the rotation and let them go 3 innings .
 Then bring in Maya, Lannan, Olsen in the inner 3 innings and let the pen finish it off. Seems like a plan to me.
I think Frank Robinson did that for a while during 2006?

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #41: September 21, 2010, 07:20:33 PM »
Why is Pence replaced?  Injury?

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #42: September 21, 2010, 07:20:47 PM »
Why is Pence replaced?  Injury?

MASN assumes so.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #44: September 21, 2010, 07:24:01 PM »
I just realized this is the anti-Fangraphs matchup of the year. Lannan versus Happ.

We're watching a nerd unfriendly game.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #46: September 21, 2010, 07:26:00 PM »
it'd most likely not fly within the clubhouse...

and that's important, because team cohesion will be essential over the last 11 games as the club tries to improve its draft position for next year

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #47: September 21, 2010, 07:26:09 PM »
MASN assumes so.
At first MLB gameday said "defensive substitution" I was like wow, are they that confident?

Then it said due to an injured hip.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #48: September 21, 2010, 07:26:40 PM »
Lannan must be on the same page with Livan.

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1st   J Michaels homered to left, J Keppinger scored.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 2
« Reply #49: September 21, 2010, 07:27:57 PM »
i see it's "Come dressed as a blue seat night"