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« Reply #450: October 16, 2021, 04:41:05 PM »
Nice top of the first. JD was the Houston numbers guys first mistake when they gave up on him

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« Reply #451: October 16, 2021, 04:42:50 PM »
Garcia is going to get the coathanger before the third inning judging from Dusty's expression.

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« Reply #452: October 16, 2021, 04:59:18 PM »
There’s no team left in the playoffs to root for.

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« Reply #453: October 16, 2021, 05:07:01 PM »
Lol, Dusty

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« Reply #454: October 16, 2021, 05:24:20 PM »
Welp  :shock:

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« Reply #456: October 16, 2021, 05:25:22 PM »

Imagine being an Astros fan and having tickets to this one...

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« Reply #457: October 16, 2021, 05:26:37 PM »
There’s no team left in the playoffs to root for.
you could listen to Buck and Smoltz and like the new look Red Sox. :lol:

I'm guessing they have Jake eat innings and have Greinke for game 4.

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« Reply #458: October 16, 2021, 05:29:12 PM »
Imagine being an Astros fan and having tickets to this one...
galling part of yesterday is that that was the first time a Cora team lost a playoff game with a 2 run lead. Stros will be no worse than even going to Boston and still in it.

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« Reply #459: October 16, 2021, 05:43:57 PM »
Chelsea Janes suggested that Rizzo is outdated in leaning so hard on good starting pitchers who can go deep into games. I'm not sure if the playoffs support or undermine her.

Astros certainly seem to have no aces. Boston's ace, Sale, collapsed. Both teams meandered around with relief pitchers. Giolito was not overpowering. The Dodgers and Giants played low-scoring games, but LA did not have Max or Buehler for Game 5.

What about Eovaldi, though? What if any of the teams had someone as good as a healthy Strasburg? Who can predict how the next relief pitcher will pitch?

Maybe this is where modern baseball is going, but it seems weird.


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« Reply #460: October 16, 2021, 05:45:00 PM »
Just woke up only to find this snoozer on. And VT is getting whipped. What should I watch until the Caps are on?

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« Reply #461: October 16, 2021, 05:53:05 PM »
Chelsea Janes suggested that Rizzo is outdated in leaning so hard on good starting pitchers who can go deep into games. I'm not sure if the playoffs support or undermine her.

Astros certainly seem to have no aces. Boston's ace, Sale, collapsed. Both teams meandered around with relief pitchers. Giolito was not overpowering. The Dodgers and Giants played low-scoring games, but LA did not have Max or Buehler for Game 5.

What about Eovaldi, though? What if any of the teams had someone as good as a healthy Strasburg? Who can predict how the next relief pitcher will pitch?

Maybe this is where modern baseball is going, but it seems weird.
There is no one way to build a champion. I am not sure the stats but the Dodgers and Giants both had strong starting pitching over the season. As did Milwaukee. As did the Barves in the second half of the year.  Also check out how well the Barves starters did against Milwaukee. I think that teams that try and chase this model will find in a few years that it changes. There are really just not that many good relievers to go around. The Nats problem is that they have all the money tied up in two altar tees who have given them nothing and next to nothing.

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« Reply #462: October 16, 2021, 05:58:36 PM »
Houston had decent starters this year and got 881 innings from them (3.60 ERA, low FIP, 2nd most IP among starters). It's just Greinke fell apart in the 2nd half, McCullers is out, Garcia is now hurt. Most of their kid starters are highly regarded. Red Sox, otoh, really fumbled around with starters. They probably benefited fromSale coming back when Richards cooled, and together they complemented Eovaldi. Rodriguez was mostly healthy and good, then there were swing guys like Pivetta and Houck.

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« Reply #463: October 16, 2021, 06:01:05 PM »
Enrique en fuego!

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« Reply #464: October 16, 2021, 06:02:48 PM »
Just woke up only to find this snoozer on. And VT is getting whipped. What should I watch until the Caps are on?
I would watch the Islanders and Panthers game but it is blacked out for me even though none of the local cable providers show the Panthers games here in Orlando.

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« Reply #465: October 16, 2021, 07:12:11 PM »
Can breathe now.

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« Reply #466: October 16, 2021, 07:34:39 PM »
Michael Brantley and Corey Booker are twins

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« Reply #467: October 16, 2021, 07:45:23 PM »
A Jason Bergman pitch sighting of sorts

a beach ball pitch

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« Reply #468: October 16, 2021, 11:05:55 PM »
Lol Dodgers

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« Reply #469: October 16, 2021, 11:06:11 PM »
I see Trea Turner brought his Nationals baserunning lessons to the rest of the Dodgers

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« Reply #470: October 16, 2021, 11:06:36 PM »
Blunder on the basepath.  Drink.

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« Reply #471: October 16, 2021, 11:07:22 PM »
That seemed really dumb.  Just commit and go for it at that point.

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« Reply #472: October 16, 2021, 11:12:28 PM »
Nice steal :clap:

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« Reply #473: October 16, 2021, 11:13:29 PM »
Wow, huge hit

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« Reply #474: October 16, 2021, 11:15:25 PM »
There's the Treinen I remember.