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Offline Slateman

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #125: August 03, 2012, 04:50:36 PM »
And now the base hit bunt from their third hitter. Great. Bases juiced for Lee.

This doesn't end well ....

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #126: August 03, 2012, 04:51:02 PM »
So basically that waiver claim that some team made on Cliff Lee, really means nothing?

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #127: August 03, 2012, 04:51:54 PM »
Yep ... Lannan can't find the strike zone. Now pulling an HRod and looking at the mound like it's the dirt's fault he sucks.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #128: August 03, 2012, 04:52:27 PM »
Hey ... I'll take that. Run for a double play!!!

Jeez ... Lee is really slow

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #129: August 03, 2012, 04:53:28 PM »
Hand can't count to three :lol:

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #130: August 03, 2012, 04:53:36 PM »
Nice work by the Lannann Cannon!!!!!!


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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #131: August 03, 2012, 04:54:55 PM »
wtf

it's okay to get excited off the bat, but Bob kept with it way too long.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #132: August 03, 2012, 04:56:07 PM »
What a nice strike zone the ump has given Hand

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #133: August 03, 2012, 04:56:09 PM »
So basically that waiver claim that some team made on Cliff Lee, really means nothing?

The Phillies have to pull him back if he's claimed by a team he's blocked from trades to, unless he decides to waive his no-trade clause for that club. They can pull him back as well if he's claimed by a team that he hasn't blocked trades too, but you can only do that the first time you put them on the waiver wire. At least, I believe that is what the case is.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #134: August 03, 2012, 04:56:50 PM »
After learning all about it last year, I am totally confused by waivers again. Can somebody explain why the Phillies would put all these players up? Or just in general.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #135: August 03, 2012, 04:57:07 PM »
Nice Ryan ... nice. Keep on crushing. CORTISONE FOR EVERYONE!!!

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #136: August 03, 2012, 04:58:00 PM »
All these terrible jokes about the pitcher's name:

He's performing a very poor Hand job.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #137: August 03, 2012, 04:58:16 PM »
Nice Ryan ... nice. Keep on crushing. CORTISONE FOR EVERYONE!!!

Are you on delay?

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #138: August 03, 2012, 04:58:28 PM »
After learning all about it last year, I am totally confused by waivers again. Can somebody explain why the Phillies would put all these players up? Or just in general.

Because it gives you the option to trade guys once they clear... or are claimed.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #139: August 03, 2012, 04:58:30 PM »
kearns looks like he's put on a few pounds since leaving the Nats

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #140: August 03, 2012, 04:59:44 PM »
I <3 Adam LaRoche

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #141: August 03, 2012, 04:59:55 PM »
After learning all about it last year, I am totally confused by waivers again. Can somebody explain why the Phillies would put all these players up? Or just in general.


You might be interested in this, a pretty basic rundown of the waiver wire:

http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2006/08/waiver-trade-ru.html

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #142: August 03, 2012, 05:00:19 PM »
Because it gives you the option to trade guys once they clear... or are claimed.

Why would every team NOT make a claim on Lee?

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #143: August 03, 2012, 05:00:20 PM »
See John, that's what happens when you throw strikes!

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #144: August 03, 2012, 05:00:32 PM »
After learning all about it last year, I am totally confused by waivers again. Can somebody explain why the Phillies would put all these players up? Or just in general.

Every team put pretty much every player up.  Just so if they do pass through, they are available to be traded even after the trade deadline.  Technically what just passed was the "non-waiver trade deadline."

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #145: August 03, 2012, 05:00:42 PM »
Why would every team NOT make a claim on Lee?


Some teams don't want to take on the contract/cost of prospects it would take to land him.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #146: August 03, 2012, 05:01:48 PM »
Tyler Moore and Werth working some walks. I like.

Even Derosa is being productive

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« Reply #147: August 03, 2012, 05:02:20 PM »
Flores sucking I see

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #148: August 03, 2012, 05:03:30 PM »
Adam holy crap!!!

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 1
« Reply #149: August 03, 2012, 05:03:57 PM »
Did they change the subhorn?  Sounded different.