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(2012) Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Topic Start: October 05, 2012, 02:05:27 PM »
And away we go.....

Both games on WTBS, ESPN Radio, MLB.TV

Braves vs. STL
Medlen vs. Lohse
5:07 PM
XM184 (Cards)
XM89 (Braves)
XM185 (National)

Os vs. Rangers
Saunders vs. Darvish
8:37 PM
XM 177 (O's)
XM176 (Rangers)
XM178 (National)
XM175 (Espanol)

(Yes, Joe Saunders is starting the most important game in more than 10 years for the Baltimore Orioles)

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #1: October 05, 2012, 04:35:42 PM »
Game 1:
1. Jon Jay CF,
2. Carlos Beltran RF,
3. Matt Holliday LF,
4. Allen Craig 1B,
5. Yadier Molina C,
6. David Freese 3B,
7. Daniel Descalso 2B,
8. Pete Kozma SS,
9. Kyle Lohse P
     1. Michael Bourn CF,
2. Martin Prado LF,
3. Jason Heyward RF,
4. Chipper Jones 3B,
5. Freddie Freeman 1B,
6. Dan Uggla 2B,
7. David Ross C,
8. Andrelton Simmons SS,
9. Kris Medlen P

Game 2:
1. Nate McLouth (L) LF
2. J.J. Hardy (R) SS
3. Chris Davis (L) RF
4. Adam Jones (R) CF
5. Matt Wieters (S) C
6. Jim Thome (L) DH
7. Mark Reynolds (R) 1B
8. Ryan Flaherty (L) 2B
9. Manny Machado (R) 3B
     TBD

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #2: October 05, 2012, 04:39:32 PM »
The fate of Baltimore's season rests on the shoulders of... Joe Saunders. Just the way they drew it up, I'm certain.

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #3: October 05, 2012, 04:44:14 PM »
I'm still convinced that Kyle Lohse is a fraud.  Dude has been an extremely mediocre pitcher his entire career, and he FINALLY gets it at the age of 33?  It's not like he became a gimmick pitcher like Dickey, either.

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #4: October 05, 2012, 05:02:33 PM »
I'm guessing Buck has Saunders go out to the mound, throw a warm up pitch, point to his shoulder, and has him replaced by Steve Johnson.  Just to have Ron Washington burn all his pinch hitters in the first time through the order to try for the platoon advantage.  Then Buck goes back to Wei Yin Chen.

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #5: October 05, 2012, 05:08:06 PM »
Saunders final line?

3.1, 4 R, 7 H, 2 BB

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #6: October 05, 2012, 05:09:22 PM »
Joe Simpson, the Braves color man, the one who crossed out Strasburg and LaRoche when talking about CPoY, who shown himself to be a shameless Braves cheerleader, is doing color for this Braves-Cardinals playoff game.

Good work, if you can get it.

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #7: October 05, 2012, 05:09:41 PM »
This just in  ...  I'm pullin' for the Cards.    Where's Joe Garagiola and Tony Kubek?

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #8: October 05, 2012, 05:12:09 PM »
anyone know what channel(s) this is on w/ DirecTV? 

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #9: October 05, 2012, 05:12:30 PM »
Jason Heyward is going down today, because of that HBP.

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #10: October 05, 2012, 05:13:16 PM »
Aha!  247.

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #11: October 05, 2012, 05:13:29 PM »
anyone know what channel(s) this is on w/ DirecTV? 

TBS.

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #12: October 05, 2012, 05:13:41 PM »
Whatever TBS is, Ali.

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #13: October 05, 2012, 05:14:35 PM »
Play in game crowd is electric, even in ATL

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #14: October 05, 2012, 05:14:38 PM »
gah!  Gameday or mlb for that matter won't load!

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #15: October 05, 2012, 05:14:41 PM »
Saunders since joining the O's - 3.63 ERA, opposing hitters batting .283 off of him.  Stats are a bit skewed because of a 6ER outing in his first appearance, he's pitched pretty well since then.

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #16: October 05, 2012, 05:15:21 PM »
Only a fool would give the opposing team a free runner in the playoffs via hbp retaliation.

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« Reply #17: October 05, 2012, 05:15:30 PM »
anyone know what channel(s) this is on w/ DirecTV? 

first post dude.

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #18: October 05, 2012, 05:16:14 PM »
At least we have Darling, he's a damn good color guy

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #19: October 05, 2012, 05:16:27 PM »
Only a fool would give the opposing team a free runner in the playoffs via hbp retaliation.

I doubt it was intentional...

Edit, nm saw PCs post

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #20: October 05, 2012, 05:18:40 PM »
Is that the brewers pbp guy?

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #21: October 05, 2012, 05:19:40 PM »
Wait, what did I miss?  There was a HBP and a retaliation HBP?

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #22: October 05, 2012, 05:20:32 PM »
No. PC said the Cardinals will retaliate for a 1st inning HBP.

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #23: October 05, 2012, 05:21:21 PM »
Wait, what did I miss?  There was a HBP and a retaliation HBP?

No  ...  Halladay was hit .. that's it.

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Re: Wild Card Round Discussion Thread
« Reply #24: October 05, 2012, 05:21:47 PM »
Ah, thanks.