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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #975: April 18, 2012, 10:23:25 PM »
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Wow, just might make that my avatar....Zimm repping that Cavalier PRIDE....WOOOO UVA and NATS :D

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #976: April 18, 2012, 10:27:57 PM »
What imref said.

Zim with a nice UVA shirt.

Zimm's a great player, but I'm thinking J-Max has the better shirt.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #977: April 18, 2012, 10:40:51 PM »
ATTENDANCE at this match: 14,520    :(

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #978: April 18, 2012, 10:44:39 PM »
ATTENDANCE at this match: 14,520    :(

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If not for my Wednesday night skeeball league, I'd have been there.


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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #979: April 18, 2012, 10:44:42 PM »
zimm's catch on the sizzling liner tonight didn't make the capital one top plays.  blasphemy.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #981: April 18, 2012, 10:51:15 PM »
Unfreaking believable that Mattheus gets the win tonight, despite giving up a run.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #982: April 18, 2012, 10:54:36 PM »

Ladies and Gentlemen we have won our first home stand of the year...
Those not at the ball park missed some awesome defense.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #983: April 18, 2012, 11:34:57 PM »
Dodgers lose so Nats now own the best record in the NL by a half a game.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #984: April 18, 2012, 11:43:55 PM »
Dodgers lose so Nats now own the best record in the NL by a half a game.

yeah but St. Louis has a MONSTROUS +34 run differential in only 12 games. 

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #985: April 18, 2012, 11:56:15 PM »
yeah but St. Louis has a MONSTROUS +34 run differential in only 12 games. 

Cardinals certainly don't look like they miss Albert one bit. Beltran has been huge so far, and the pitching is good for St. Louis. I mean they are the defending world champs so I'm not too shocked.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #986: April 18, 2012, 11:58:54 PM »
Pretty stinking impressive to win back to back 4 game series, even with one of them being the Astros.  I think Cincy will be a decent club, but any time you can take at least 3 of 4 from any team, even at home, that's impressive.  Really curious to see how they fare vs. Miami this weekend.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #987: April 19, 2012, 12:35:34 AM »
Blorb is finally going to stop calling Bernadina "Speed Racer"
Dumbass.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #988: April 19, 2012, 06:18:37 AM »
That pitch to Werth was a strike.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #989: April 19, 2012, 07:08:11 AM »
Comparative dates on which the Nationals notched their 10th win, each season:

2012 - 18th April (13th match of season)
2005 - 24th April (19th match)
2011 - 24th April (20th match)
2010 - 25th April (19th match)
2008 - 29th April (27th match)
2006 - 5th May (30th match)
2009 - 8th May (28th match)
2007 - 11th May (35th match)

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #990: April 19, 2012, 07:20:46 AM »
Also: yesterday's announced attendance of 14,520 is fifteenth lowest in Nats Park history:

10,999   Monday 20th September 2010 vs Astros
11,191   Wednesday 21st April 2010 vs Rockies
11,623   Monday 19th April 2010 vs Rockies
11,893   Tuesday 21st September 2010 vs Astros
12,213   Wednesday 22nd September 2010 vs Astros
12,464   Monday 20th April 2009 vs Braves
13,413   Tuesday 12th April 2011 vs Phillies
13,568   Wednesday 27th April 2011 vs Mets
13,592   Monday 21st June 2010 vs Royals
13,762   Wednesday 7th July 2010 vs Padres
13,835   Tuesday 7th September 2010 vs Mets
14,039   Tuesday 6th July 2010 vs Padres
14,115   Monday 4th May 2009 vs Astros
14,309   Monday 27th September 2010 vs Phillies
14,520   Wednesday 18th April 2012 vs Astros

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #991: April 19, 2012, 07:32:51 AM »
Also: yesterday's announced attendance of 14,520 is fifteenth lowest in Nats Park history:

10,999   Monday 20th September 2010 vs Astros
11,191   Wednesday 21st April 2010 vs Rockies
11,623   Monday 19th April 2010 vs Rockies
11,893   Tuesday 21st September 2010 vs Astros
12,213   Wednesday 22nd September 2010 vs Astros
12,464   Monday 20th April 2009 vs Braves
13,413   Tuesday 12th April 2011 vs Phillies
13,568   Wednesday 27th April 2011 vs Mets
13,592   Monday 21st June 2010 vs Royals
13,762   Wednesday 7th July 2010 vs Padres
13,835   Tuesday 7th September 2010 vs Mets
14,039   Tuesday 6th July 2010 vs Padres
14,115   Monday 4th May 2009 vs Astros
14,309   Monday 27th September 2010 vs Phillies
14,520   Wednesday 18th April 2012 vs Astros

This tells me that the Nats season ticket sales are up about a thousand per game over last year and up three thousand per game over the low point.  It also indicates that despite all of Fluffer's boasting, sales have not yet recovered to the point where they were in 2008 and of course they are no where near where they were when the Lerners bought the team.

If you get a chance, I'd love to see the three lowest attended games per year since 2005 in order to track season ticket sales since the team came to DC.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #992: April 19, 2012, 08:07:50 AM »
Unfreaking believable that Mattheus gets the win tonight, despite giving up a run.

Welcome to the tyranny of the arbitrary W-L scoring rules.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #993: April 19, 2012, 08:09:54 AM »
yeah but St. Louis has a MONSTROUS +34 run differential in only 12 games.

They have a really good team, and we have had a bit of luck in winning so many close ones. 

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #994: April 19, 2012, 08:19:12 AM »
This tells me that the Nats season ticket sales are up about a thousand per game over last year and up three thousand per game over the low point.  It also indicates that despite all of Fluffer's boasting, sales have not yet recovered to the point where they were in 2008 and of course they are no where near where they were when the Lerners bought the team.

If you get a chance, I'd love to see the three lowest attended games per year since 2005 in order to track season ticket sales since the team came to DC.

[Figures from RFK (2005-07) drawn just now from ESPN.com; Nats Park figures taken from my own complete list]

2005 - RFK
23,907 - Monday 18th April vs Marlins
24,936 - Tuesday 6th September vs Marlins
25,423 - Tuesday 26th April vs Phillies

2006 - RFK
18,324 - Thursday 28th September vs Phillies
18,441 - Wednesday 5th July vs Marlins
18,803 - Monday 22nd May vs Astros

2007 - RFK
15,611 - Tuesday 4th September vs Marlins
16,017 - Thursday 5th April vs Diamondbacks
16,326 - Monday 16th April vs Braves

2008
20,657 - Tuesday 23rd September vs Marlins
21,212 - Monday 7th April vs Marlins
21,759 - Monday 15th September vs Mets

2009
12,464 - Monday 20th April vs Braves
14,115 - Monday 4th May vs Astros
14,549 - Monday 18th May vs Pirates

2010
10,999 - Monday 20th September vs Astros [all-time low]
11,191 - Wednesday 21st April vs Rockies
11,623 - Monday 19th April vs Rockies

2011
13,413 - Tuesday 12th April vs Phillies
13,568 - Wednesday 27th April vs Mets
14,603 - Tuesday 26th April vs Mets

2012 to date
14,520 - Wednesday 18th April vs Astros
16,245 - Monday 16th April vs Astros
17,886 - Tuesday 17th April vs Astros

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #995: April 19, 2012, 08:37:39 AM »
That pitch to Werth was a strike.

It was close.  But that makes up for that horrible call from a few years ago against the Astros in Houston.  Berkwan swung!

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #996: April 19, 2012, 08:43:07 AM »


I thought it was closer to being a ball last night.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #997: April 19, 2012, 09:12:32 AM »
Looks like Fluffer is right when he says best since 2008.  I don't think he's said we are back to 2008 yet.  Another way to say it is 4th worst since coming to Washington, with a decent shot at overtaking 2007.  '08 and '05 look out of reach.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #998: April 19, 2012, 09:19:06 AM »
Anyone want to take a shot at the number of fans actually at the game?

I'd say 3-4K tops.

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Re: Nationals vs Astros, Game 3
« Reply #999: April 19, 2012, 09:29:41 AM »
Anyone want to take a shot at the number of fans actually at the game?

I'd say 3-4K tops.

It looked like a Marlins home game.  I was saddened.