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Offline Dave in Fairfax

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Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Topic Start: August 31, 2022, 07:01:29 PM »
   


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Washington Nationals vs. Oakland Athletics
Where: Nationals Park
When: August 31, 7:05 PM EDT
Weather: 78°F, 0% chance of precipitation
TV: MASN 2
Radio: 106.7 FM

Pitching Match-Up:

Aníbal Sánchez (RHP, 0-5, 5.72) - versus - James Kaprielian (RHP, 3-8, 4.88)

Batting Line-Ups:
   
Washington Nationals

1. Luis García (L) 2B
2. Joey Meneses (R) RF
3. Luke Voit (R) 1B
4. Nelson Cruz (R) DH
5. Keibert Ruiz (S) C
6. Lane Thomas (R) CF
7. C.J. Abrams (L) SS
8. Ildemaro Vargas (S) 3B
9. Josh Palacios (L) LF
   
               Oakland Athletics

1. Tony Kemp (L) LF
2. Shea Langeliers (R) DH
3. Sean Murphy (R) C
4. Chad Pinder (R) RF
5. Dermis García (R) 1B
6. Jonah Bride (R) 2B
7. Sheldon Neuse (R) 3B
8. Cristian Pache (R) CF
9. Nick Allen (R) SS
   

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Oakland Athletics


   

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #1: August 31, 2022, 07:09:53 PM »
Not doing Anibal favors glove-wise with Lane in CF

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #2: August 31, 2022, 07:10:13 PM »
That play by Vargas on Langeliers is one that Kieboom has never made.

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #3: August 31, 2022, 07:12:27 PM »
They called the last pitch for a k an 85 mph change up. Isn't that his fastball?

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #4: August 31, 2022, 07:13:09 PM »
That play by Vargas on Langeliers is one that Kieboom has never made.
I think Langeliers is supposed to be a good prospect

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #5: August 31, 2022, 07:15:43 PM »
Oh - perfect weather.  Dead flags on cf.

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #6: August 31, 2022, 07:18:54 PM »
I think Langeliers is supposed to be a good prospect
I thought the Langoliers was a mediocre TV adaptation with really bad special effects, though Bronson Pinchot really hammed it up.

Oh, ... Langeliers. My bad.

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #7: August 31, 2022, 07:23:49 PM »
Is it time to take a look at Susana starting for Fredericksburg?

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #8: August 31, 2022, 07:23:59 PM »
Don't dis Bronson. Him and David Hyde Pierce are my '81 peeps.




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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #9: August 31, 2022, 07:26:14 PM »
I think Maxar or whoever the spy satellite sponsor picked up Garcia's shot.

Sugar Magnolia on the name that tune giveaway tonight

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #10: August 31, 2022, 07:48:52 PM »
Warning track power from Abrams.

.271 with a .778 ops from vargas before that hit is ... respectable. :shock:

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #11: August 31, 2022, 07:50:37 PM »
Susana right now: his breaking stuff is not slick, and he is working on it to every batter. Controls the fastball. I can't remember the last time a Nats starter threw 99, 103, 101, over and over. More 100+ than the soft 99 or 98. If he throws 97, then that's his changeup.

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #12: August 31, 2022, 07:52:11 PM »
There goes the no-hitter.

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #13: August 31, 2022, 07:53:14 PM »
Warning track power from Abrams.

.271 with a .778 ops from vargas before that hit is ... respectable. :shock:
Vargas should be the SS

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #14: August 31, 2022, 07:57:10 PM »
Vargas should be the SS
then who plays 3rd? Alu?

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #15: August 31, 2022, 08:06:20 PM »
then who plays 3rd? Alu?
Bring back Franco

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #16: August 31, 2022, 08:07:37 PM »
Vargas should be the SS
Sure let’s roll with a 31 year old guy with a career OPS of .655 rather than giving a young guy a chance. Might as well bring back Alcides based on his great hitting in the second half of last season. LOL.

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #17: August 31, 2022, 08:09:44 PM »
Nice 1st to 3rd for Cruz. 2 outs so should be automatic, but he's old and slow and didn't make a baserunning mistake

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #18: August 31, 2022, 08:17:02 PM »
Sure let’s roll with a 31 year old guy with a career OPS of .655 rather than giving a young guy a chance. Might as well bring back Alcides based on his great hitting in the second half of last season. LOL.
Young guy is not ready. He needs to be in Double A, working towards a September call up next season.

Aclides would be fine too.

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #19: August 31, 2022, 08:17:25 PM »
Sure let’s roll with a 31 year old guy with a career OPS of .655 rather than giving a young guy a chance. Might as well bring back Alcides based on his great hitting in the second half of last season. LOL.

Do you have a young guy in mind?

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #20: August 31, 2022, 08:29:28 PM »
He IS safe!

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #21: August 31, 2022, 08:30:00 PM »
What a bad decision to go and what a great swim move by Vargas

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #22: August 31, 2022, 08:32:08 PM »
Two straight grounders against the shift!

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #23: August 31, 2022, 08:32:41 PM »
And the Nats have a lead!!!

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Re: Nationals vs. Athletics, Game 2
« Reply #24: August 31, 2022, 08:38:30 PM »
Do you have a young guy in mind?
Maybe the kid playing SS now since we traded Ted Williams for him among others.