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Offline RobDibblesGhost

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #275: October 05, 2017, 02:37:57 PM »
AJ Cole and Adrian Sanchez have left the building according to Mark Zuckerman so it looks like they won't be on the roster.

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #276: October 05, 2017, 03:32:43 PM »
AJ Cole and Adrian Sanchez have left the building according to Mark Zuckerman so it looks like they won't be on the roster.



I wonder why they left. Just because they aren't on the roster doesn't mean they won't be around the team for the next 3, 4 or 5 games.

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #277: October 05, 2017, 03:37:23 PM »


I wonder why they left. Just because they aren't on the roster doesn't mean they won't be around the team for the next 3, 4 or 5 games.

Maybe that's not allowed?

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #278: October 05, 2017, 03:41:46 PM »
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Nah, just think it's a bit trite at this point to bring up 2012 when there are so many more recent failures at this point.   My point isn't that I'm offended, just that you're trolling.  But there comes a time when it's time to let some of the crappy memories go.  At some point just wallowing in consistent misery from the past tends to poison the present, at least in my view.  I'm also not a fan of ad-hominem-by-gif arguments, so I guess we differ on that point too.  Enjoy. 

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #279: October 05, 2017, 03:48:49 PM »
  I'm also not a fan of ad-hominem-by-gif arguments,




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« Reply #280: October 05, 2017, 03:52:05 PM »


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See, you're failing at the internet.  That's not ad hominem.

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #281: October 05, 2017, 05:43:31 PM »
Castillo reporting Robles will be on the roster.

 Jorge Castillo @jorgecastillo
Victor Robles will be on the Nationals' NLDS roster, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
https://twitter.com/jorgecastillo/status/9160560240748707903

Also this:
Jorge Castillo @jorgecastillo
Brian Goodwin also made the roster, per source. Pedro Severino didn't.
https://twitter.com/jorgecastillo/status/916056305114238977

Offline Slateman

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #282: October 05, 2017, 05:49:01 PM »
yay

Offline dlayman

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #283: October 05, 2017, 06:20:20 PM »
Castillo reporting Robles will be on the roster.

 Jorge Castillo @jorgecastillo
Victor Robles will be on the Nationals' NLDS roster, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
https://twitter.com/jorgecastillo/status/9160560240748707903

Also this:
Jorge Castillo @jorgecastillo
Brian Goodwin also made the roster, per source. Pedro Severino didn't.
https://twitter.com/jorgecastillo/status/916056305114238977

I think these moves make sense, as each adds something to the team skill set.  Might have preferred Severino to Lobaton, but that's splitting hairs.   Kinda think Cole should have made it due to pitching staff questions, and his recent performance.   I guess they're confident Max is healthy for game 3  but  not game 2?

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #284: October 05, 2017, 06:29:35 PM »
I don't understand Goodwin. Hasn't played a game in over a month and he's supposed to step right back in and pick up where he left off?  In the playoffs? I mead, there really isn't time to let him get back to speed. What do we give him to regain his timing? Ten at bats?

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #285: October 05, 2017, 07:27:51 PM »
I don't understand Goodwin. Hasn't played a game in over a month and he's supposed to step right back in and pick up where he left off?  In the playoffs? I mead, there really isn't time to let him get back to speed. What do we give him to regain his timing? Ten at bats?



I agree 100%. I hope he proves us wrong.

Offline dcpatti

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #286: October 05, 2017, 08:00:53 PM »
I don't understand Goodwin. Hasn't played a game in over a month and he's supposed to step right back in and pick up where he left off?  In the playoffs? I mead, there really isn't time to let him get back to speed. What do we give him to regain his timing? Ten at bats?

They sent him to the instructional leagues for a long while. But I’m gonna guess he’s MAT insurance more than anything. That leaves them free to use Robles to bat or run if needed.

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #287: October 05, 2017, 08:02:12 PM »
I don't understand Goodwin. Hasn't played a game in over a month and he's supposed to step right back in and pick up where he left off?  In the playoffs? I mead, there really isn't time to let him get back to speed. What do we give him to regain his timing? Ten at bats?
I agree. Concerned about his timing.

They sent him to the instructional leagues for a long while. But I’m gonna guess he’s MAT insurance more than anything. That leaves them free to use Robles to bat or run if needed.
THat's asking a lot. I think we'd be better off just keeping De Aza, to be honest.

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #288: October 05, 2017, 08:20:56 PM »
I don't understand Goodwin. Hasn't played a game in over a month and he's supposed to step right back in and pick up where he left off?  In the playoffs? I mead, there really isn't time to let him get back to speed. What do we give him to regain his timing? Ten at bats?
What happened to Raburn. Did he die and I missed the obit?

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #289: October 05, 2017, 10:24:57 PM »
per Chelsea: Danny Espinosa just arrived at the facility :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch:!?!?

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #290: October 05, 2017, 10:40:31 PM »
per Chelsea: Danny Espinosa just arrived at the facility :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch:!?!?
Link?

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #291: October 05, 2017, 11:07:09 PM »
per Chelsea: Danny Espinosa just arrived at the facility :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch: :couch:!?!?

Probably hired on as Special Facial Hair Growth Coach. Trea is tired of getting carded all the time.

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #292: October 06, 2017, 08:19:10 AM »
Castillo reporting Robles will be on the roster.

 Jorge Castillo @jorgecastillo
Victor Robles will be on the Nationals' NLDS roster, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
https://twitter.com/jorgecastillo/status/9160560240748707903

Also this:
Jorge Castillo @jorgecastillo
Brian Goodwin also made the roster, per source. Pedro Severino didn't.
https://twitter.com/jorgecastillo/status/916056305114238977


Per @talknats

http://www.talknats.com/2017/10/06/nats-nlds-roster-set-many-surprises/

Offline Truconfidence

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #293: October 06, 2017, 09:08:24 AM »
Who is the 25th guy??

Offline lylelgreen

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #294: October 06, 2017, 09:09:41 AM »
Looks like it will be a relief pitcher, Jackson?

Offline Truconfidence

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #295: October 06, 2017, 09:10:49 AM »
They sent him to the instructional leagues for a long while. But I’m gonna guess he’s MAT insurance more than anything. That leaves them free to use Robles to bat or run if needed.

Also think he is Werth D replacement insurance too.

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #296: October 06, 2017, 09:42:10 AM »
They probably figure with Goodwin that, when he's right, he is clearly the 4th OF, and if he gets hurt, they can DL him and add Severino, De Aza, Stevenson, etc...  As for the batting eye, they probably have seen enough in the instructional league and practice this week to think he can walk in and hit. Simple swing, good discipline.  It let's them use Robles to pinch run if behind or as a defensive replacement if ahead. 

Offline Elvir Ovcina

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #297: October 06, 2017, 10:02:01 AM »
Also think he is Werth D replacement insurance too.

He's also an additional LH pinch hitter, a second potential pinch runner, and the backup at all 3 outfield positions.  He probably would go into the starting lineup ahead of Robles against the RH starters.  Dusty and Maddon both like to play left-right, and Goodwin is an opportunity for both of the old men to have some fun with that.

Offline varoadking

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #298: October 06, 2017, 10:03:46 AM »
So 7 man pen?

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Re: Post season roster
« Reply #299: October 06, 2017, 10:52:48 AM »
So 7 man pen?
yup but no idea who #7 is

edit nevermind I see its Romero