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Offline sportsfan882

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #375: July 04, 2011, 02:43:05 PM »
Awful, meat fastball to Soto.

Lucky the 2nd run didn't score

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #376: July 04, 2011, 02:43:05 PM »
hahaha he was safe

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #377: July 04, 2011, 02:43:16 PM »
Jason Werth throws out Pena. Werth is a baseball player. He will hit.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #378: July 04, 2011, 02:43:53 PM »
Good throw. So many Cubs fans at the game.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #379: July 04, 2011, 02:43:57 PM »
This crapshow is, plain and simple, Mike Rizzo's fault.  He is the disease.  Everything else is just a symptom.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #380: July 04, 2011, 02:44:00 PM »
I didn't.  I can probably dig up my post from last year where I said his highish average was inflated by an unsustainable BABIP and that it would regress significantly next season, if I look hard enough.


Post 356 of this thread alludes to it.

http://www.wnff.net/index.php?topic=20090.msg638834#msg638834

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #381: July 04, 2011, 02:44:01 PM »
People will see the stats for this game and think Zimmermann had a bad game, but this should seriously be 2-0 right now.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #382: July 04, 2011, 02:44:04 PM »
2 runs off this freaker? And this defense? These are the Nats we know and love.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #383: July 04, 2011, 02:44:07 PM »
The pitch selection is freaking brutal. Soto lives on fastballs and they threw him one.

Awful team effort today. JZ was subpar, the defense stunk, and the offense has been absent.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #384: July 04, 2011, 02:44:11 PM »
Looked like he had no idea where the fence was. Plenty of padding, though...

The Cubs don't all swing for the fences, they just put the ball in play a little over the infielders' heads.

LMAO at Stairs. That just didn't look right.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #385: July 04, 2011, 02:44:28 PM »
He was expected to be adequate with a bit of pop. Not horrendous like this

Espo will be our future SS. Desmond will be a decent backup.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #386: July 04, 2011, 02:44:40 PM »
 6th   G Soto singled to right, A Ramirez scored, C Pena thrown out at home, M Byrd to third.

Cubs/Bernadina    4  
Nationals              2
           

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #387: July 04, 2011, 02:44:49 PM »
It's too bad Stares couldn't have just disintegrated on that play.


At least Stairs made a hard effort to get to the ball.

More than we can say about some players.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #388: July 04, 2011, 02:44:51 PM »
This crapshow is, plain and simple, Mike Rizzo's fault.  He is the disease.  Everything else is just a symptom.
Pretty much, he assembled this bullcrap excuse for a roster

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #389: July 04, 2011, 02:44:57 PM »
Norris is fool's gold.

If Norris can't hit above .210 in AA, he won't have much chance against big-time pitchers.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #390: July 04, 2011, 02:45:11 PM »

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #391: July 04, 2011, 02:45:47 PM »
If Norris can't hit above .210 in AA, he won't have much chance against big-time pitchers.
Yup they will carve him up

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #392: July 04, 2011, 02:46:04 PM »
Espo will be our future SS. Desmond will be a decent backup.

Bixler to SS this year; 2B switch with Espinosa next year.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #393: July 04, 2011, 02:46:06 PM »
Someone needs to step up, be a leader, and will this win.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #394: July 04, 2011, 02:46:17 PM »
hahaha he was safe


Tag was late but lead leg was up in the air.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #395: July 04, 2011, 02:46:31 PM »
Joe Coleman's kid...wow!

Offline sportsfan882

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #396: July 04, 2011, 02:46:55 PM »
Espy chases crap in the dirt. Not close

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #397: July 04, 2011, 02:47:05 PM »
The only reason anyone can possibly still be watching this game is to see how many runs the opposing team will get.     :bang:
There are other possible reasons.
hahaha he was safe
looks like he got him, actually.

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #398: July 04, 2011, 02:47:16 PM »
Yup they will carve him up

Like out hitters aren't already getting carved up....

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Re: Nationals vs Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #399: July 04, 2011, 02:47:23 PM »
Nix is the man.