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Offline English Natsie

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #25: August 03, 2022, 06:21:48 PM »
'22 Mets v '62 Mets... :hysterical:

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #26: August 03, 2022, 06:22:56 PM »
Danny and Franny. I like it.

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #27: August 03, 2022, 06:25:19 PM »
Yup.  When you have stuff like he does, pitching isn't rocket science.  But it's also not grenade-fishing.   Guys like him are why the upper minors exist.

Like, last year there was a dude on the team in my bunghole AA city.  24, Big-league sibling, big-league stuff, A-ball location at the beginning of the season.  Results were fine when he managed to keep the fastball stay out of the middle of the plate and the slider out of the dirt and at least looking like something to swing at, which didn't happen often together.  He sometimes survived the rest of the time on pure stuff and guys fouling off or popping up mistakes. 

But by about July, suddenly the fastball had settled down and the slider was going from outside at the knees to way outside at the ankles and getting swing after empty swing.

He has a 2.05 ERA in the majors this season. 

But sending him out in the majors last year would have been a disaster.  Every mistake would have ended up in the gaps or in another state and he wouldn't have gotten the learning opportunity.


Was this player suddenly moved for Frankie Montas?

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #28: August 03, 2022, 06:37:07 PM »
Quality baseball :mg:

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #29: August 03, 2022, 06:47:44 PM »
Quality baseball :mg:

What I was expecting last night, but Abbott.    :clap:

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #30: August 03, 2022, 06:59:58 PM »
What I was expecting last night, but Abbott.    :clap:
today they played like Costello

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #31: August 03, 2022, 07:01:02 PM »
Soto and Bell in tonight’s lineup for the Padres….sigh…

Offline van lingle mungo

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #32: August 03, 2022, 07:01:11 PM »
This team will be lucky to win 50 games. This is brutal beyond 2007.

Offline English Natsie

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #33: August 03, 2022, 07:13:49 PM »
The fightback starts now... :D  The one positive is that, as an afternoon game, it's a good time for watching over here... ;)

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #34: August 03, 2022, 07:16:05 PM »
Well - the Mutts have Givens us an opportunity....(sorry...)    ;)

Offline Elvir Ovcina

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #35: August 03, 2022, 08:11:18 PM »

Was this player suddenly moved for Frankie Montas?

Nah, this player is and was on a cellar-dweller, but his better-known bro is facing the Nats this week.

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #36: August 03, 2022, 08:12:41 PM »
This team keeps scoring runs.

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #37: August 03, 2022, 08:47:08 PM »
Keibert with some pop. Nice to see. On replay.

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #38: August 03, 2022, 09:06:17 PM »
Nah, this player is and was on a cellar-dweller, but his better-known bro is facing the Nats this week.


Got it.