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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2017)
« Reply #225: May 10, 2017, 07:44:33 AM »
Now that sounds like a good time.    Enjoy.
Had a good time at Great American Ballpark. I saw Babe Ruth, Roger Maris, Mariano Rivera, and Derek Jeter.  Had to leave a little early since daughter up early today but still a good time. And the Reds won. Looks like CC Sabathia is done to me. Fastballs at 87-88 MPH. Since they need a starter maybe Rizzo can send them AJ Cole for Betances.  :hysterical:

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2017)
« Reply #226: May 10, 2017, 08:41:21 PM »
Dodgers OF Andrew Toles pulled an Eaton, out with a torn ACL.

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« Reply #227: May 12, 2017, 10:57:57 AM »
The yankees are retiring #2 this Sunday.  ESPN will have all-day coverage of Jeter's career and will broadcast the retirement ceremony live at 6 PM.   Hopefully the rain holds off.

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« Reply #228: May 14, 2017, 12:32:14 PM »
Chapman to the DL for rotator cuff, minimum 2 weeks, possibly out  a month.

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« Reply #229: May 14, 2017, 01:21:39 PM »
The yankees are retiring #2 this Sunday.  ESPN will have all-day coverage of Jeter's career and will broadcast the retirement ceremony live at 6 PM.   Hopefully the rain holds off.
Who is number 2? I don't follow the junior circuit.   ;)

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« Reply #230: May 14, 2017, 01:22:20 PM »
Chapman to the DL for rotator cuff, minimum 2 weeks, possibly out  a month.
Not a good sign for him long term; let's face it.  All pitchers health is a crap shoot.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2017)
« Reply #231: May 14, 2017, 01:39:03 PM »

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« Reply #232: May 14, 2017, 01:48:18 PM »


I actually quite like that park even though everyone rips on it. Good fan base, nice people. Good beer selection.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2017)
« Reply #233: May 14, 2017, 01:55:00 PM »
I actually quite like that park even though everyone rips on it. Good fan base, nice people. Good beer selection.

Great concession selection, as you say...and yes, the nicest people on earth hail from Chicago...  ;)

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2017)
« Reply #234: May 14, 2017, 03:22:40 PM »
The White Sox outfield has Garcia in left field, Garcia in center field, and Garcia in right field.

Reminds me of the Bugs Bunny cartoon...


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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2017)
« Reply #236: May 18, 2017, 04:50:18 PM »
Greg Holland now 18/18 in saves opportunities :az:

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« Reply #237: May 18, 2017, 04:56:55 PM »
Greg Holland now 18/18 in saves opportunities :az:
Rockies also have the best record in the national league...

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« Reply #238: May 18, 2017, 05:06:20 PM »
Rockies also have the best record in the national league...

Indeed. Have used our favorite WNFF quote quite a bit this season though... it's early.

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« Reply #239: May 18, 2017, 05:07:20 PM »
Indeed. Have used our favorite WNFF quote quite a bit this season though...
It's a fact in my mind?

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« Reply #240: May 18, 2017, 05:10:20 PM »
It's a fact in my mind?

Mindfact is not yet in the vernacular

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2017)
« Reply #241: May 24, 2017, 05:27:28 PM »
I can't find anywhere else to post this but feel I can't pass it up:



I guess it could have gone in the former Nats thread, as he is a former Expo - maybe the last one still playing?

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« Reply #242: May 24, 2017, 05:37:23 PM »
maybe the last one still playing?
Yes.

Also, last active pitcher who started in the Astrodome.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2017)
« Reply #243: June 01, 2017, 02:19:22 PM »
Caught a little bit of the A's/Indians game, couple things:

- The A's are the worst defensive team in baseball. Literally. I just watched perhaps the most dysfunctional inning since the Nats got good. Really, really bad. They were lucky to only give up 4 runs.
- Jharel Cotton and his 5.56 ERA going into the game, really shut down the defending AL champs who had most of their regulars in the lineup until that meltdown 6th inning. These kind of games happen to every team, not just the Nats.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2017)
« Reply #244: June 01, 2017, 02:45:02 PM »
Cotton actually is pretty highly regarded.  He's been hit around some this year but he's a promising rookie.  He is out of the Dodgers system.  He came over in the Rich Hill / Reddick deal.

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« Reply #245: June 01, 2017, 03:04:21 PM »
Cotton actually is pretty highly regarded.  He's been hit around some this year but he's a promising rookie.  He is out of the Dodgers system.  He came over in the Rich Hill / Reddick deal.
I'm sure on CIFF.net they're being much more rational about it than we would have been.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2017)
« Reply #246: June 01, 2017, 03:57:01 PM »
I'm sure on CIFF.net they're being much more rational about it than we would have been.
and I'll be sure to keep discussion of out of town, non-Nats baseaball topics in the appropriate thread and section of the board.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2017)
« Reply #247: June 02, 2017, 12:53:33 AM »
Still think Cleveland has a good squad. It'll be fun to see them in town next week. Hopefully, they don't have it figured out by then, though...


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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2017)
« Reply #248: June 03, 2017, 11:49:46 PM »

Pujols with a granny for his 600th...

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« Reply #249: June 04, 2017, 12:31:47 AM »
Pujols with a granny for his 600th...

Good for him, Pujols has always been a class act :clap: