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Offline UMDNats

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2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Topic Start: February 15, 2018, 11:39:32 AM »
With Martinez hosting his first "Circle of Trust" discussions or whatever, baseball is back, I guess. Bad spring training photos are in full swing, though. Wanted to start a thread to talk about on-the-field/team stuff (separate from the ballpark thread).

Eaton plans on being ready OD: http://www.masnsports.com/nationals-pastime/2018/02/eaton-says-opening-day-return-is-easily-attainable.html

Also Rendon cut his hair.

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #1: February 15, 2018, 01:11:49 PM »
Any news on Murphy?

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #2: February 15, 2018, 08:26:28 PM »
Was surprised to see the photo of Rendon with his new haircut. He's officially on my "do not draft list" for fantasy baseball now.

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #3: February 15, 2018, 08:39:13 PM »
Was surprised to see the photo of Rendon with his new haircut. He's officially on my "do not draft list" for fantasy baseball now.

Can someone post a picture of said haircut? I can’t find it.

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #4: February 15, 2018, 08:40:50 PM »
Omg...MadBum cut his too. He was my ace last year. Wtf?

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #5: February 15, 2018, 08:47:39 PM »
Can someone post a picture of said haircut? I can’t find it.

+1

BTW   Are you the bluestreak VaRK referenced earlier?

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #6: February 15, 2018, 08:49:06 PM »
+1

BTW   Are you the bluestreak VaRK referenced earlier?

Who’s that? He sounds like a real jerk,though...

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #7: February 15, 2018, 08:52:13 PM »
Who’s that? He sounds like a real jerk,though...

Keeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee eeeeeeriste mitlen is the worst.

Reminds me of a story.    Me and the missus got to the stadium early for the WNFF meet up.    The usher said, "There's a guy over there who's waiting for the Loft to open as well."     So I walks over to the guy and ask, "Are you waitin' for the WNFF meet up?"    He sez, "Yeah.    I'm probably the biggest jerk on the forum."    (I won't mention his name.)    I sez, "Hold on a minute.    There's no way."     I introduced myself and he knew he was bested.

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #8: February 15, 2018, 08:52:28 PM »
Speaking of haircuts, this is what Jayson Werth used to look like.

https://twitter.com/griersonleitch/status/964156182385524737?s=20

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #9: February 15, 2018, 11:05:56 PM »
Can someone post a picture of said haircut? I can’t find it.

Had to find it myself. Hair went from Rendon’s head to Turner’s face apparently.



https://twitter.com/nationals/status/964233508683051009

Here’s another

https://instagram.com/p/BfJwl_FAX62/

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #10: February 18, 2018, 12:35:18 PM »
Saw yesterday that Doolittle will be the closer, to no surprise.

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #11: February 18, 2018, 12:55:36 PM »
Koda Glover showed up to camp with shoulder pain and an MRI revealed inflammation. He's shut down.

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #12: February 18, 2018, 12:56:05 PM »
Zuckerman:

Koda Glover hasn’t thrown yet in camp. Reported to Florida with shoulder soreness. Has been participating in all other drills. Martinez: “We’re going to give him some time.”

Also Zuckerman:

Glover did get an MRI on his shoulder, revealed inflammation only. Missed much of last year with a rotator cuff issue.

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #13: February 18, 2018, 02:26:22 PM »
TRKGWH

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #14: February 18, 2018, 02:42:24 PM »
Koda Glover showed up to camp with shoulder pain and an MRI revealed inflammation. He's shut down.
Needs to stay healthy.

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #15: February 18, 2018, 04:37:37 PM »
Koda Glover showed up to camp with shoulder pain and an MRI revealed inflammation. He's shut down.

Man what a shame, he showed some real promise last year  :(

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #16: February 18, 2018, 08:04:29 PM »
Had to find it myself. Hair went from Rendon’s head to Turner’s face apparently.

(Image removed from quote.)

https://twitter.com/nationals/status/964233508683051009

Here’s another

https://instagram.com/p/BfJwl_FAX62/

Much better. There are very few men who look bad with long hair. He is one.

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #17: February 18, 2018, 08:05:49 PM »
Man what a shame, he showed some real promise last year  :(

Shoulder issues are a huge red flag. That's why you never have enough pitching, as they say.

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #18: February 18, 2018, 10:13:58 PM »
Zuckerman:

Koda Glover hasn’t thrown yet in camp. Reported to Florida with shoulder soreness. Has been participating in all other drills. Martinez: “We’re going to give him some time.”

Also Zuckerman:

Glover did get an MRI on his shoulder, revealed inflammation only. Missed much of last year with a rotator cuff issue.

I guess he needs supervised showers. Or at least the duck stickers on the floor.

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #19: February 19, 2018, 03:47:31 AM »
I guess he needs supervised showers. Or at least the duck stickers on the floor.

Soap on a rope?

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #20: February 19, 2018, 04:18:58 AM »
Is there a spring training game on TV this week ?

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #21: February 19, 2018, 08:52:01 AM »
Is there a spring training game on TV this week ?
Here is the MLB TV schedule. Looks like the Nats-Astros game is on Friday.

http://m.mlb.com/network/shows/?id=mlbn_spring_training


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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #22: February 19, 2018, 03:02:46 PM »

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Re: 2018 Spring Training Discussion
« Reply #24: February 19, 2018, 03:20:36 PM »
We signed Joaquin Benoit
https://twitter.com/jcrasnick/status/965677880830181376

Meh, but better than what the Nats already had, especially with Glover on the shelf.