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Offline Dave in Fairfax

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Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Topic Start: September 08, 2021, 07:16:33 PM »
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Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves
Where: Truist Park
When: September 8, 2021, 7:20 PM EDT
Weather: 80°F, wind 6 mph, 20% chance of rain

Pitching Match-Up:
Sean Nolin (LHP, 0-2, 5.71)
 - versus -
Touki Toussaint (RHP, 3-2, 4.19)

Washington Nationals

1. Lane Thomas (R) CF
2. Alcides Escobar (R) SS
3. Juan Soto (L) RF
4. Josh Bell (S) 1B
5. Yadiel Hernandez (L) LF
6. Carter Kieboom (R) 3B
7. Keibert Ruiz (S) C
8. Luis Garcia (L) 2B
9. Sean Nolin (L) P
               Atlanta Braves

1. Ozzie Albies (S) 2B
2. Jorge Soler (R) RF
3. Freddie Freeman (L) 1B
4. Austin Riley (R) 3B
5. Adam Duvall (R) CF
6. Travis d'Arnaud (R) C
7. Dansby Swanson (R) SS
8. Eddie Rosario (L) LF
9. Touki Toussaint (R) P

Washington Nationals



Atlanta Braves




Offline KV

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #1: September 08, 2021, 07:28:26 PM »
Thomas just keeps doing good things.

Offline Dave in Fairfax

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #2: September 08, 2021, 07:31:20 PM »
2 RISP with less than 2 outs. What do we expect?

Offline varoadking

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #3: September 08, 2021, 07:31:31 PM »
Carp just said "Productive Out."   :whistle:

Online Natsinpwc

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #4: September 08, 2021, 07:45:55 PM »
Missed the top of the first. What happened to induce Nolin to plunk Freddie?

Offline varoadking

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #5: September 08, 2021, 07:46:15 PM »

Intentionally hitting players with a pitch is bush league...I don't care who does it...

Offline welch

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #6: September 08, 2021, 07:46:20 PM »
Ah...Will Smith throwing at and hitting Soto last night.

Offline imref

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #7: September 08, 2021, 07:46:21 PM »
I'm surprised Nolan went after Freeman for payback, but he had to hit someone.

Offline YadiSTAR aka Smithian

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #8: September 08, 2021, 07:46:33 PM »
Good for Nolin hitting Freeman.

Random journeyman protecting the franchise.

Offline Dave in Fairfax

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #9: September 08, 2021, 07:46:35 PM »
I suppose I should just strike Nolin's name from the starters and replace him with Murphy.

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #10: September 08, 2021, 07:46:36 PM »
Missed the top of the first. What happened to induce Nolin to plunk Freddie?

Smith hitting Soto last night...

Offline imref

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #11: September 08, 2021, 07:46:40 PM »
Ah...Will Smith throwing at and hitting Soto last night.

#unwrittenrules

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #12: September 08, 2021, 07:46:55 PM »
Ah...Will Smith throwing at and hitting Soto last night.
Ok

Offline aspenbubba

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #13: September 08, 2021, 07:47:04 PM »
Smith hit Soto last nite. Some on this board predicted the result.

Offline Dave in Fairfax

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #14: September 08, 2021, 07:47:06 PM »
Missed the top of the first. What happened to induce Nolin to plunk Freddie?
Last night's HBP on Soto.

Offline NatNasty

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #15: September 08, 2021, 07:47:17 PM »
The Under K prop for Nolin hits easily.

Offline welch

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #16: September 08, 2021, 07:47:19 PM »
I thought at the time: "Well, can't throw at a relief pitcher. Hit somebody good." Freeman makes sense.

Offline Dave in Fairfax

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #17: September 08, 2021, 07:48:54 PM »
And I was only half-paying attention last night and did not realize the pitcher who hit Soto was Will Smith. While I think a lot of this stuff is bush league, Smith is even more bush league.

Offline YadiSTAR aka Smithian

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #18: September 08, 2021, 07:51:39 PM »
If I was Freeman, I’d be pissed at Will Smith.

Offline YadiSTAR aka Smithian

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #19: September 08, 2021, 07:53:21 PM »
From Jesse Dougherty; “Pre BP at Truist Park: Alcides Escobar on the mound pitching to catcher Luis García, who threw a couple balls down to shortstop Josh Bell.”

Guess Martinez assumed this would be a bullpen turn mop up game.

I’d be irritated if this was a real season, but worth making Soto happy in a lost season.

Offline hohoho

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #20: September 08, 2021, 07:54:25 PM »
Close.

Offline HondoKillebrew

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #21: September 08, 2021, 07:55:30 PM »
What a scene. 

Offline YadiSTAR aka Smithian

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #22: September 08, 2021, 08:00:57 PM »
Damnit I like Freddie Freeman

Offline spidernat

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #23: September 08, 2021, 08:07:11 PM »
Damnit I like Freddie Freeman



except that if he told Martinez that Soto was not hit on purpose he was freaking lying. Dude pulled a Hunter Strickland on Soto last night

Offline imref

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Re: Nationals @ Braves, Game 2
« Reply #24: September 08, 2021, 08:20:28 PM »
Damnit I like Freddie Freeman

Yeah. Hit Riley instead