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Offline Dave in Fairfax

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Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Topic Start: June 18, 2022, 04:40:16 PM »
   
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Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies
Where: Nationals Park
When: June 18, 4:40 PM EDT
Weather: 75°F, 0% chance of precipitation
TV: MASN
Radio: 106.7 FM

Pitching Match-Up:
Josiah Gray (RHP, 6-4, 4.33) - versus - Aaron Nola (RHP, 4-4, 3.42)

Nola has given up 14 earned runs in his last three starts against Washington. So naturally he will likely throw a no-hitter.

Which Phillies hitters will Gray and the bullpen make look like All-Stars?

   
Washington Nationals

1. César Hernández (S) 2B
2. Juan Soto (L) RF
3. Nelson Cruz (R) DH
4. Josh Bell (S) 1B
5. Yadiel Hernández (L) LF
6. Keibert Ruiz (S) C
7. Maikel Franco (R) 3B
8. Luis García (L) SS
9. Victor Robles (R) CF
               Philadelphia Phillies

1. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF
2. Didi Gregorius (L) SS
3. Nick Castellanos (R) DH
4. J.T. Realmuto (R) C
5. Odubel Herrera (L) CF
6. Alec Bohm (R) 1B
7. Bryson Stott (L) 2B
8. Matt Vierling (R) RF
9. Yairo Muñoz (R) 3B
   

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #1: June 18, 2022, 04:42:16 PM »
Ok, so he kept Schwarber in the park. Nice start

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #2: June 18, 2022, 04:48:02 PM »
I'll take flies to center all day with Vic out there

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #3: June 18, 2022, 04:53:22 PM »
So, he went straight after Schwarber, and is now nibbling? Or was Schwarbs just too aggressive?

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #4: June 18, 2022, 04:57:24 PM »
It's like it clicked with Bohm. Just went after him. 95 on the fastball, 86 on the sliders that drew the swings

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #5: June 18, 2022, 05:03:17 PM »
Thank goodness for review. That was horrid

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #6: June 18, 2022, 05:07:41 PM »
Soto. Geez.

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #7: June 18, 2022, 05:23:44 PM »
Really curious what Ruiz's contact % is with 2 strikes. Doesn't whiff.

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #8: June 18, 2022, 05:34:10 PM »
I want to like Josiah Gray so much

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #9: June 18, 2022, 05:53:17 PM »
Luis Garcia is going to have to end up at 2B or 3B sooner than later. He is an athlete but it just isn't working at SS and the bat has too much potential to not play everyday.

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #10: June 18, 2022, 06:03:19 PM »
This team sucks cow patties but....  Josiah Gray might be alright.

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #11: June 18, 2022, 06:24:44 PM »
97 pitches. Nobody up in the bullpen.

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #12: June 18, 2022, 06:28:35 PM »
Luis Garcia is going to have to end up at 2B or 3B sooner than later. He is an athlete but it just isn't working at SS and the bat has too much potential to not play everyday.
Maybe he needs more time in Triple A to work on his defense. LOL.

Ideally he would be 2B but at 3B he would be much better than Kieboom or Franco. Throwing could still be an issue.

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #13: June 18, 2022, 06:34:02 PM »
What an awesome start by Gray :clap:

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #14: June 18, 2022, 06:35:47 PM »
What an awesome start by Gray :clap:

Left him in too long. 115 pitches.

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #15: June 18, 2022, 06:36:55 PM »
Heck of a game for Jo Jo

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #16: June 18, 2022, 06:37:53 PM »
Era under 4. Nice.

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #17: June 18, 2022, 06:41:18 PM »
Gray reminds me of a young Scherzer a lot of the time. Not just the skills (10 K/9) but the poise and moxie. In a season that doesn't really matter anyway, he's one I don't mind seeing Davey keep in a little long, to see how he reacts and bears down rather than wilting like some of the other starters might.

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #18: June 18, 2022, 06:49:49 PM »
I couldn't believe the right side hole when Cruz was up. Boehm held Soto, and Stott was on the left side of second. Just wishing for a routine ground ball to the normal 2nd base spot. Not to be

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #19: June 18, 2022, 06:54:35 PM »
Nats about to get 5 game swept. A rare feat.

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #20: June 18, 2022, 06:56:06 PM »
Screw these soft tossers. I’d rather have someone tag a 100 mph pitch than the high 80’s

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #21: June 18, 2022, 07:03:17 PM »
Yadi turned into a pumpkin

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #22: June 18, 2022, 07:04:17 PM »
Screw these soft tossers.
I wonder what English Natsie thinks when he reads comments like this.

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #23: June 18, 2022, 07:07:21 PM »
About Ruiz and swinging 3rd strikes

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Re: Nationals vs. Phillies, Game 4
« Reply #24: June 18, 2022, 07:12:36 PM »
Yadi turned into a pumpkin
The evidence against this is lacking.

Someone must have found the hole in his swing.