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Offline Slateman

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4050: April 08, 2019, 09:54:29 PM »
Thought Davey did a good job tonight.

Offline Greg_SRT

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4051: April 08, 2019, 09:58:01 PM »
FP ought to manage.   He's a genius.    :)

No. We need Ray Knight

Offline mitlen

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4052: April 08, 2019, 09:59:25 PM »
No. We need Ray Knight

Wonder how Uncle Ray is doin'.

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4053: April 08, 2019, 10:05:11 PM »
Since when did you become so sarcastic, Mitlen ?

FP ought to manage.   He's a genius.    :)

Offline mitlen

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4054: April 08, 2019, 10:05:58 PM »
Since when did you become so sarcastic, Mitlen ?


Missus sez, "smart ass".     :)

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4055: April 08, 2019, 10:06:54 PM »
Thought Davey did a good job tonight.

They're playing good baseball, you know, just one bad pitch here and there. We had some good at bats, hit balls hard, can't control where there go. Just need to be ready to come back tomorrow and score a bunch of runs.

Offline mitlen

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4056: April 08, 2019, 10:08:12 PM »
They're playing good baseball, you know, just one bad pitch here and there. We had some good at bats, hit balls hard, can't control where there go. Just need to be ready to come back tomorrow and score a bunch of runs.

Keeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeriste that sounds like dave's press conference.      :couch:

Offline Slateman

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4057: April 08, 2019, 10:09:23 PM »
They're playing good baseball, you know, just one bad pitch here and there. We had some good at bats, hit balls hard, can't control where there go. Just need to be ready to come back tomorrow and score a bunch of runs.

Your sarcasm aside, this is a potent offense that was held in check for 7 innings.

If the pen pitched like this all the time, I'd be in the camp of getting late inning relievers.

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4058: April 08, 2019, 10:11:09 PM »
Keeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeriste that sounds like dave's press conference.      :couch:

He's trying to get back to Mr. Positive mode, but his words don't match his demeanor.

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4059: April 08, 2019, 10:11:56 PM »
Your sarcasm aside, this is a potent offense that was held in check for 7 innings.

If the pen pitched like this all the time, I'd be in the camp of getting late inning relievers.

Just need to fix the little things and win more of these one run games.

Offline sixthree175

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4060: April 08, 2019, 10:17:49 PM »
This was a depressing loss for me because it's likely the season in microcosm.

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4061: April 08, 2019, 10:33:25 PM »
Just need to fix the little things and win more of these one run games.

If by little things, you mean the 8th inning reliever, sure.

This was a depressing loss for me because it's likely the season in microcosm.

Naw, this was a tough loss, but they played well. They're not a good offensive ball club, but the pen got them out of jams and kept the game close until the 8th inning monster came out

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4062: April 08, 2019, 10:38:16 PM »
If by little things, you mean the 8th inning reliever, sure.

Naw, this was a tough loss, but they played well. They're not a good offensive ball club, but the pen got them out of jams and kept the game close until the 8th inning monster came out

This is fine.

Offline Air Desmond

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4063: April 08, 2019, 11:23:24 PM »
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A reporter pointed out to Nationals manager Dave Martinez that local sports talk radio has tried in recent days to solve the team's bullpen woes.

Martinez: "Tell 'em good luck.”



Anybody see anything wrong this attitude? As a manager, you have to carry yourself differently than a fan on a message board. You can’t concede. You have to support your players. Have faith. This guy’s a joke. Truly helpless.

Offline aBaltoNat

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4064: April 08, 2019, 11:38:28 PM »
Anybody see anything wrong this this attitude? As a manager, you have to carry yourself differently than a fan on a message board. You can’t concede. You have to support your players. Have faith. This guy’s a joke. Truly helpless.

Wtf. Please tell me this is not real and you are Slating.

Nod to you, slateman.

But seriously, this did not happen, right?

Offline Air Desmond

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4065: April 08, 2019, 11:55:50 PM »
Wtf. Please tell me this is not real and you are Slating.

Nod to you, slateman.

But seriously, this did not happen, right?

https://twitter.com/britt_ghiroli/status/1115417287299928064?s=21

https://twitter.com/sam4tr/status/1115369039805730816?s=21



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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4067: April 09, 2019, 05:26:41 AM »
Martinez manages a game well

Oh but he said something funny off handed. Well fire him.


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Offline rileyn

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4068: April 09, 2019, 06:39:57 AM »
I don't think they played particularly well.  Difo needs to charge the ball and make a play on the Kingery grounder, Rendon probably should have made the play on the grounder he got charged an error, Soto absolutely has to get the tie runner to 3rd with nobody out in the 9th, and the Zimm send is still questionable (but I understand why it was done).  Other than that, I agree with DM.
 

Offline LoveAngelos

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4069: April 09, 2019, 11:07:19 AM »
Haven't counted but it seems it likely Martinez's teams has suffered more one run loses than any other manager in Nats history

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4070: April 09, 2019, 11:10:52 AM »
Haven't counted but it seems it likely Martinez's teams has suffered more one run loses than any other manager in Nats history

life with a bad bullpen and a mediocre lineup

one-run wins are a lot easier when your bullpen is reliable and you have a lineup of guys who can get the job done late. look at zimm last night. man on 2nd, one out, top 9 down a run, closer on the ropes. womp womp. i feel like "Mr. Walk Off" is a nickname he got because he had some big hits on piss-poor teams from 2006-2009 and he's never actually been all that "clutch"

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4071: April 09, 2019, 11:17:41 AM »
life with a bad bullpen and a mediocre lineup

one-run wins are a lot easier when your bullpen is reliable and you have a lineup of guys who can get the job done late. look at zimm last night. man on 2nd, one out, top 9 down a run, closer on the ropes. womp womp. i feel like "Mr. Walk Off" is a nickname he got because he had some big hits on piss-poor teams from 2006-2009 and he's never actually been all that "clutch"

Ding ding. It's just nostalgia at this point.

Offline bluestreak

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4072: April 09, 2019, 11:44:40 AM »
Do you guys know about some type of baseball that I am unfamiliar with? The one where players can get hits at will and place the ball with precision?

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4073: April 09, 2019, 11:56:34 AM »
Zimm has a .785 OPS "late and close" according to BR. .798 "high leverage." .766 in innings 7-9. Love the guy but, his "clutchness" is overstated. I felt no confidence with him in the box last night.

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Re: Fire Dave Martinez
« Reply #4074: April 09, 2019, 12:37:59 PM »
life with a bad bullpen and a mediocre lineup

one-run wins are a lot easier when your bullpen is reliable and you have a lineup of guys who can get the job done late. look at zimm last night. man on 2nd, one out, top 9 down a run, closer on the ropes. womp womp. i feel like "Mr. Walk Off" is a nickname he got because he had some big hits on piss-poor teams from 2006-2009 and he's never actually been all that "clutch"

The bad bullpen explains blown leads and blow outs, but not the close losses. If we lose by one run we were good enough to win the game, the loss can be tracked to a bad play or bad decision. This was a problem last year that continues so far this season. This team has no killer instinct to will their way to victory.