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Offline 2k6nats

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Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Topic Start: June 29, 2007, 06:07:35 PM »


June 29, 2007 - PNC Park, 7:05


Ian Snell
6-5, 2.92 ERA

Matt Chico
3-5, 5.08 ERA
 

Rajai Davis (CF)
Jose Bautista (3B)
Freddy Sanchez (2B)
Xavier Nady (RF)
Jason Bay (LF)
Adam LaRoche (1B)
Ronny Paulino (C)
Jack Wilson (SS)
Ian Snell (P)

Ryan Langerhans (CF)
Ronnie Belliard (2B)
Ryan Zimmerman (3B)
Dmitri Young (1B)
Austin Kearns (RF)
Ryan Church (LF)
Felipe Lopez (SS)
Brian Schneider (C)
Matt Chico (P)
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Chico on Saturday tossed six-plus innings and gave up one run on four hits against the Indians. He struck out three and walked three. Chico was able to throw strike one consistently and mixed his pitches, which is a key for him to have success.

Snell had by far his worst outing of the season in his last start, giving up five runs in six innings to the Angels. To Snell's credit, however, some defensive help behind him could have lessened the damage done in a five-run second inning. He also bounced back to finish with four strong scoreless innings to close out his start. Snell faced Washington earlier this month and had an extremely impressive two run, three hit seven inning performance.


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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #1: June 29, 2007, 06:11:02 PM »
Hoping for some redemption tonight.   :-[

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #2: June 29, 2007, 06:12:04 PM »
I smell a sweep, by us. Last week started the same way, with a sorry series and then we rebounded vs the Indians. We gotta get going, we're 14 games under i don't wanna slide any further.

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #3: June 29, 2007, 06:16:36 PM »
I'm really getting sick of Langerhans in the lead-off slot. I don't care what he was batting before he came here, his .173 average plainly sucks. I can't believe Manny and us the fans - me have writ Nook off. I still think he deserves another shot to start.

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #4: June 29, 2007, 06:17:40 PM »
I really think Watson should have stayed up, and we should have permanently demoted Fick.  He's useless on this team right now.  I say put him in the minors, see if he's got his swing back, then call him up if need be.

Offline Kenz aFan

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #5: June 29, 2007, 06:22:54 PM »
Hoping for some redemption tonight.   :-[

The hell with redemption, I want tonight to be game one of a very long win streak... :D

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #6: June 29, 2007, 06:26:08 PM »
I'm really getting sick of Langerhans in the lead-off slot. I don't care what he was batting before he came here, his .173 average plainly sucks. I can't believe Manny and us the fans - me have writ Nook off. I still think he deserves another shot to start.

How about instead, we all think positive, that Langerhans will not only have a great game, but also use tonight's game to become the solid leadoff hitter the Nats need.

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #7: June 29, 2007, 06:34:59 PM »
Did I just hear that Bergmann's start got moved up for tomorrow night's game?

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #8: June 29, 2007, 06:39:17 PM »
How about instead, we all think positive, that Langerhans will not only have a great game, but also use tonight's game to become the solid leadoff hitter the Nats need.

That a boy Kenz...way to be a team player :)

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #9: June 29, 2007, 06:57:34 PM »
Did I just hear that Bergmann's start got moved up for tomorrow night's game?

Since he pitched on Monday, his being moved up to tomorrow, so he continues to pitch on his 5th day makes sense, but it would mean that Simontacchi gets pushed back a day.

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #10: June 29, 2007, 07:01:38 PM »
Since he pitched on Monday, his being moved up to tomorrow, so he continues to pitch on his 5th day makes sense, but it would mean that Simontacchi gets pushed back a day.

Simontacchi will pitch Monday at home against the Cubs. They're being careful about having Bacsik and Bowie pitching back to back. But I like Bergmann going tomorrow on regular rest.

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #11: June 29, 2007, 07:03:11 PM »
Lopez batting 7th?? Great news

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #12: June 29, 2007, 07:04:02 PM »
I wonder why they waited so long to start alternating between left-hander and right-hander. At least it's finally getting done. With 3 lefties, the Nats need a 6 man rotation to balance things out...

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #13: June 29, 2007, 07:05:02 PM »
Let's go boys!  :clap:

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #14: June 29, 2007, 07:05:47 PM »
Let's go Nats! Please don't let Snell dominate you like last time

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #15: June 29, 2007, 07:06:13 PM »
Pirates in their alternate red jerseys....that's good - that'll hide the blood.  :pimp:

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #16: June 29, 2007, 07:08:10 PM »
Pirates in their alternate red jerseys....that's good - that'll hide the blood.  :pimp:

LOLOL I love how you're thinking... So there will be no taking of prisoners... Works for me

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #17: June 29, 2007, 07:09:52 PM »
nice hit Belly.. terrible pitch by Snell

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #18: June 29, 2007, 07:10:02 PM »
Nice...

Offline metssuck

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #19: June 29, 2007, 07:11:03 PM »
crazy to think that i'm antipating a guzman return after his first two seasons here, and its even more crazy that i'm anticipating his return more than Patterson's.

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #20: June 29, 2007, 07:11:35 PM »
Zimmerman still lost...

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #21: June 29, 2007, 07:12:06 PM »
Zim out on 3 pitches.. It took Manny 3+ months to move Felipe out of the top of the order.  How long will it take him to move Zim?  ugh, Young pathetic

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #22: June 29, 2007, 07:12:42 PM »
Uh oh, young didn't run it out to first base. WIll Manny displine him?

Zimmerman still lost...

Nas lost.

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #23: June 29, 2007, 07:14:05 PM »
Uh oh, young didn't run it out to first base. WIll Manny displine him?

That would be stupid in my opinion. It was an easy play plus I think it was foul anyway, and it's not like we have a heavy bench  :lol:

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Re: Nationals @ Pirates, Game 1
« Reply #24: June 29, 2007, 07:14:32 PM »
DIdn't Laroche crush one inRFK last time we played the Pirates.......I'll have my eye on him