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Offline NatNasty

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Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Topic Start: September 06, 2020, 01:20:18 PM »
WASHINGTON NATIONALS at ATLANTA BRAVES
Where: Truist Park
Gametime: 1:10 p.m. EDT
TV: MASN, MLB.tv
Radio: 106.7 FM, MLB.com
Weather: Sunny, 81 degrees, wind 8 mph out to right field

NATIONALS

CF Victor Robles
RF Adam Eaton
SS Trea Turner
DH Asdrúbal Cabrera
LF Brock Holt
C Yan Gomes
1B Eric Thames
3B Carter Kieboom
2B Luis García

LHP Patrick Corbin

BRAVES

CF Ronald Acuña Jr.
SS Dansby Swanson
1B Freddie Freeman
LF Marcell Ozuna
DH Travis D’Arnaud
3B Austin Riley
RF Adam Duvall
C Tyler Flowers
SS Adeiny Hechevarría

RHP Josh Tomlin

Offline NatNasty

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #1: September 06, 2020, 01:28:02 PM »
Holt continues to turn the corner...

Offline DCFan

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #2: September 06, 2020, 02:00:34 PM »
Robles might need glasses.

Offline DCFan

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #3: September 06, 2020, 02:04:52 PM »
Striking out Freddy with 2 on is huge.

Offline Dave in Fairfax

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #4: September 06, 2020, 02:17:25 PM »
"I've been in baseball a long time, and you can count one hand the people who are straight-shooters and loyal." - F.P. Santangelo

What a damning indictment of the sport!

Offline hohoho

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #5: September 06, 2020, 02:20:35 PM »
"I've been in baseball a long time, and you can count one hand the people who are straight-shooters and loyal." - F.P. Santangelo

What a damning indictment of the sport!
Straight shooting and loyalty often conflict so I don’t know what that even means.

Offline NatNasty

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #6: September 06, 2020, 02:23:17 PM »
Poof

Offline NatNasty

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #7: September 06, 2020, 02:25:44 PM »
Netting fails to protect one of the cutouts.

Offline hohoho

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #8: September 06, 2020, 02:28:19 PM »
Hitter swinging at everything so he grooves 0-2

Offline Dave in Fairfax

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #9: September 06, 2020, 02:32:04 PM »
Straight shooting and loyalty often conflict so I don’t know what that even means.
I suppose it means FP is given to hyperbole and meaningless puffery, so he definitely does not count among the straight-shooters himself.

EDIT: also, one could argue that true loyalty does require straight-shooting; otherwise it is just sycophancy.

Offline hohoho

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #10: September 06, 2020, 02:32:17 PM »
Nice.

Offline hohoho

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #11: September 06, 2020, 02:33:48 PM »
I suppose it means FP is given to hyperbole and meaningless puffery, so he definitely does not count among the straight-shooters himself.
But he is loyal - to keeping his job.

Offline Dave in Fairfax

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #12: September 06, 2020, 02:35:08 PM »
But he is loyal - to keeping his job.
My edit above applies, I suppose. Most of these team analysts do tend toward sycophancy.

Offline hohoho

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #13: September 06, 2020, 02:39:57 PM »
Kieboom over the Mendoza line!

Offline Bookman

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #14: September 06, 2020, 02:59:18 PM »
I thought Robles and Turner batting 1 2 worked pretty well,  wonder what Davy was thinking?

Online Elvir Ovcina

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #15: September 06, 2020, 03:13:00 PM »
Uh, well, it's not like Freeman's ever burned the Nationals before...

Online Slateman

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #16: September 06, 2020, 03:13:30 PM »
Of course we give up a GS to Freeman

Offline hohoho

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #17: September 06, 2020, 03:13:54 PM »
Uh, well, it's not like Freeman's ever burned the Nationals before...
You jinxed us.

Offline Bookman

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #18: September 06, 2020, 03:15:08 PM »
I repeat - FP has said Freeman likes the ball low in the zone -  NATS don't believe that and hope for a ground ball.

Online Elvir Ovcina

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #19: September 06, 2020, 03:16:32 PM »
You jinxed us.

I said that after he hit it.

Offline hohoho

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #20: September 06, 2020, 03:18:30 PM »
I said that after he hit it.
I mean by logging in.

Online Elvir Ovcina

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #21: September 06, 2020, 03:21:34 PM »
I mean by logging in.

Says the dude who wasn't around for yesterday's win to someone who was.

Online Natsinpwc

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #22: September 06, 2020, 03:26:10 PM »
"I've been in baseball a long time, and you can count one hand the people who are straight-shooters and loyal." - F.P. Santangelo

What a damning indictment of the sport!
He’s a moron.

Offline hohoho

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #23: September 06, 2020, 03:27:47 PM »
Says the dude who wasn't around for yesterday's win to someone who was.
True.

Offline Dave in Fairfax

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 4
« Reply #24: September 06, 2020, 03:34:51 PM »
I like that Holt seems to be turning it around, but calling him a .300 hitter as a Nat is pretty much the definition of the small-sample-size issue.