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Offline RobDibblesGhost

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #200: August 26, 2012, 03:09:15 PM »
Thank goodness.

Offline Jordanz Meatballz

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #201: August 26, 2012, 03:09:41 PM »
Were you watching when Jordan Zimmermann gave up 3 runs to the Phillies on the road to choking away the NL East crown!?

Expect it.

Offline sportsfan882

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #202: August 26, 2012, 03:09:48 PM »
Jordan couldn't have pitched worse. None of the guys are pitching with any confidence. Only Strasburg looks like he is in playoffs form and he's about to get shut down fittingly. :?

Offline RobDibblesGhost

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #203: August 26, 2012, 03:11:08 PM »
Jordan couldn't have pitched worse. None of the guys are pitching with any confidence. Only Strasburg looks like he is in playoffs form and he's about to get shut down fittingly. :?

The offense isn't doing jack either, so my blame goes to them first.  The pitching staff has been doing pretty damn well this season.  JZ can give up 1 run, 3 runs, or 18 runs - if we don't score one lousy run, it doesn't make a difference.

Offline Slumpbuster

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #204: August 26, 2012, 03:11:24 PM »
Well, my IPad is out of juice and so apparently are the Nats.......auf wieder zen guys!

Offline sportsfan882

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #205: August 26, 2012, 03:11:26 PM »
And this series is followed up by a trip to the house of horrors in Miami where the Nats almost never win a game. God, I hope this isn't the beginning of a late season meltdown like Atlanta and Boston last year.

Offline Ali the Baseball Cat

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #206: August 26, 2012, 03:11:44 PM »
The phanatic looks like a mouldy fellatio monster. 

Offline RobDibblesGhost

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #207: August 26, 2012, 03:11:56 PM »
Davey has to bat lefty Bernadina because our bench is so depleted.

Offline sportsfan882

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #208: August 26, 2012, 03:12:11 PM »
The offense isn't doing jack either, so my blame goes to them first.  The pitching staff has been doing pretty damn well this season.  JZ can give up 1 run, 3 runs, or 18 runs - if we don't score one lousy run, it doesn't make a difference.
They didn't have a prayer vs Cliff Lee even before the game started. He owns them and they know it. We needed Desi and Morse in there to have any type of shot.

Offline mitlen

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #209: August 26, 2012, 03:12:49 PM »
Davey has to bat lefty Bernadina because our bench is so depleted.

Worked ...  We'll take it.

Offline Ali the Baseball Cat

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #210: August 26, 2012, 03:12:57 PM »
That was pretty slick.  Hope he steals second.

Offline sportsfan882

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #211: August 26, 2012, 03:13:16 PM »
Davey has to bat lefty Bernadina because our bench is so depleted.
Morse and Desmond injured is killing us. Not only are they not in the lineup but they are dead spots on the roster.

Offline RobDibblesGhost

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #212: August 26, 2012, 03:14:06 PM »
That was pretty slick.  Hope he steals second.

:lmao:   The way we're going, he's not going anywhere this inning...

Offline BerakosVA

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #213: August 26, 2012, 03:15:06 PM »
I enjoy spending my day with a bunch of whiners

Offline sportsfan882

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #214: August 26, 2012, 03:15:07 PM »
Espinosa can't hit whatsoever. He should have tried to bunt too

Offline Ali the Baseball Cat

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #215: August 26, 2012, 03:15:24 PM »
Does look that way
:lmao:   The way we're going, he's not going anywhere this inning...


Offline BigMeech

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #216: August 26, 2012, 03:15:49 PM »
Quote
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Remember how Jordan Zimmermann went at least 6 IP in each of his first 21 starts? Well, now he's failed to go 6 in 4 of his last 5 starts.

Yay.

Offline RobDibblesGhost

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #217: August 26, 2012, 03:17:13 PM »
Yay.

And he's going to be our #1 in the postseason?  Hope he can turn it around...

Offline sportsfan882

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #218: August 26, 2012, 03:17:59 PM »
Harper is slow as freak good lord. He has lost a ton of speed

Offline Jordanz Meatballz

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #219: August 26, 2012, 03:18:22 PM »
If Zimmermann breaks down, and with Strasburg getting shut down, we're going to have to rely on Lannan, Jackson and Detwiler to carry the day.

Harper's speed doesn't translate to infield hits.  It's so damn frustrating.

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #220: August 26, 2012, 03:18:24 PM »
Harper never beats out infield hits any more. He's gotten noticeably slower.

Offline Ali the Baseball Cat

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #221: August 26, 2012, 03:18:59 PM »
bullcrap.  I didn't clock that but he was moving.

Harper is slow as freak good lord. He has lost a ton of speed


Offline mitlen

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #222: August 26, 2012, 03:19:37 PM »
I enjoy spending my day with a bunch of whiners

Ah, quit whining.

Offline RobDibblesGhost

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #223: August 26, 2012, 03:20:41 PM »
:bang:

Offline Jordanz Meatballz

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Re: Nationals @ Phillies, Game 3
« Reply #224: August 26, 2012, 03:20:46 PM »
bullcrap.  I didn't clock that but he was moving.

All he hits are dribbley-poop grounders.  Maybe they're not hits because they're all that come off his bat.  No need to play deep on him at this point.