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Offline Jordanz Meatballz

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #225: August 03, 2012, 10:21:57 PM »
Boo this man!

I don't have the energy to.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #226: August 03, 2012, 10:22:19 PM »
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Josh Johnson has two hits tonight. The #Nats have three.

Boo this team (at least tonight).

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #227: August 03, 2012, 10:22:20 PM »
Great...a walk to load them up for Reyes :bang:

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #228: August 03, 2012, 10:23:04 PM »
Marlins fan shut up or I will throw my empty beer cans at you.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #229: August 03, 2012, 10:23:06 PM »
Come back time boyz!

Offline Clever

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #230: August 03, 2012, 10:23:27 PM »
 :idiot:

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #231: August 03, 2012, 10:23:35 PM »
Marlins fan shut up or I will throw my empty beer cans at you.

I hear somebody yelling constantly but I can't make out what he's saying.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #232: August 03, 2012, 10:24:58 PM »
Losing the series against the Phillies at home, getting three-hit at home by the Marlins after a firesale. If this team doesn't shape up soon, the '05 Overachievers might have company.

Offline Clever

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #233: August 03, 2012, 10:25:33 PM »
Flip this squad. I'm watching the Red Sox.

Offline mimontero88

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #234: August 03, 2012, 10:25:50 PM »
We have the same schedule but we can't crush the bad teams like they do.

Had a 5 game lead not too long ago now down to 2

Since July 23 when the Nationals had a 5 game lead the combined record of the Nats' opponents is 533-625 (.460 winning percentage) while the combined record of the Braves' opponents is 464-596 (.438 winning percentage).  Additionally the Braves have only played 2 road games since then while the Nationals have played 6.

As far as the Braves putting away bad teams better let's define a bad team as any team with less than 50 wins at this point.

Braves record against bad teams:  28-10
Nationals record against bad teams:  24-19

So yeah that is definitely true.  But it's also irrelevant.  By extension you could just as easily ignore those numbers and use these instead.

Braves record against playoff teams (if season ended today):  10-21
Nationals record against playoff teams (if season ended today):  18-12

Those numbers would suggest that the Nats are the far superior team.  So yes you can definitely say that the Nats can't put away the easy teams like the Braves can the same way you can say that the Braves can't beat playoff teams like the Nats can.  It's a long season and it all comes out in the wash.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #235: August 03, 2012, 10:26:14 PM »
Losing the series against the Phillies at home, getting three-hit at home by the Marlins after a firesale. If this team doesn't shape up soon, the '05 Overachievers might have company.
To be fair, Johnson had a Cy Young season two years ago.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #236: August 03, 2012, 10:26:25 PM »
We want Heath Bell!

Offline DPMOmaha

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #237: August 03, 2012, 10:26:43 PM »
Get me to Bernadina and I'll take my chances.

Offline mitlen

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #238: August 03, 2012, 10:27:39 PM »
Get me to Bernadina and I'll take my chances.

Yep

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #239: August 03, 2012, 10:28:37 PM »
Losing the series against the Phillies at home, getting three-hit at home by the Marlins after a firesale. If this team doesn't shape up soon, the '05 Overachievers might have company.

We will fall to 20 games over .500 106 games into the regular season.  106 games into the regular season the 2005 squad was 6 games over .500.  So let's not panic.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #240: August 03, 2012, 10:30:11 PM »
This team is miles better than seven years ago.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #241: August 03, 2012, 10:31:04 PM »
Dag Nabbit!

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #242: August 03, 2012, 10:32:20 PM »
It is more a reflection of the ups and downs that luck brings over the course of the baseball season that the Braves got wild JJ and we got ace JJ.  These things even out in the long run and given 106 games so far to even out we are 2 games better than the Braves.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #243: August 03, 2012, 10:33:39 PM »
Sounds like "Beast" and the crowd responding "mode".    Anybody else hearing that crap ?

Offline Clever

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #244: August 03, 2012, 10:35:28 PM »
ALL RIGHT!!! NATITUDE!  :minigunz: :bball: :metal: :dibbs:

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #245: August 03, 2012, 10:35:38 PM »
It is more a reflection of the ups and downs that luck brings over the course of the baseball season that the Braves got wild JJ and we got ace JJ.  These things even out in the long run and given 106 games so far to even out we are 2 games better than the Braves.

They also got Bad Buerle.  We'll get the ace Beurhle.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #246: August 03, 2012, 10:35:41 PM »
We will fall to 20 games over .500 106 games into the regular season.  106 games into the regular season the 2005 squad was 6 games over .500.  So let's not panic.
There is reason to panic because the Braves and Reds never lose. Nats are going to be settling for a wild card race before too long.

Atlanta feasts on bad teams. It doesn't matter if we beat good teams if we can't take care of business vs bad ones



Offline Clever

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #247: August 03, 2012, 10:37:16 PM »
This game is fart from over!  :D

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #248: August 03, 2012, 10:37:26 PM »
Ha. Loudmouth Marlins fan got tossed for cussing at the usher.

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Re: Nationals vs Marlins, Game 2
« Reply #249: August 03, 2012, 10:38:10 PM »
I wish that had been Reyes' arm instead of Bonafacio and I hate Bonafacio.