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   101. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:01 AM (#2210632)
Maine has a very nice fastball. Too bad he has nothing else special in his arsenal.
   102. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:01 AM (#2210633)
He went...
   103. Old Matt Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:02 AM (#2210634)
It's definitely worth a shot. Call up A-Rod's publicist or something.
   104. Old Matt Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:03 AM (#2210636)
#### man. ####.

Get Oliver going.
   105. Rob Base Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:03 AM (#2210637)
####
   106. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:03 AM (#2210638)
God damn it. John Maine sucks.
   107. CrosbyBird Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:03 AM (#2210639)
I mind BBing Pujols if Edmonds is going to hit a HR.
   108. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:03 AM (#2210640)
DAMNAMNAADMAMN
   109. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:03 AM (#2210641)
Just read the A-Rod thread Chris, very cool.

Damn Maine!
   110. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:03 AM (#2210643)
That's not any good. I am surprised Edmonds could hit it that far.
   111. greenback calls it soccer Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:04 AM (#2210644)
Maybe starting Maine tonight wasn't a hot idea either.
   112. Old Matt Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:05 AM (#2210647)
Kool Aid?
   113. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:05 AM (#2210648)
Oh, it's fine. the ump is brutal, but Maine isn't adjusting very well. If Delgado doesn't boot that ball, we'd still be ahead. We'll get it back.
   114. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:06 AM (#2210649)
Tim is absolutely right. Gotta get the BP in here. You don't know what's going to happen in the next 4 and we do have a lot of bullpen. Gotta do everything you can to try to win this one.
   115. greenback calls it soccer Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:06 AM (#2210651)
That's not any good. I am surprised Edmonds could hit it that far.

Yeah, usually anything going that fast gets stopped by an arresting system.
   116. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:06 AM (#2210653)
John Maine has morphed into Steve Trachsel.
   117. Dr. Vaux Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:08 AM (#2210655)
Well, Maine is clearly the Mets' second best starter. Carpenter is the Cardinals' best, and he's on regular rest, too, so it's not like this proves Maine's bad or something.
   118. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:09 AM (#2210656)
Whew. Well we need Oliver to hold on for a couple innigns as we try to match Carpenter. Carpenter might have 4 more innings but won't have more than that unless he's pretty efficient with his pitches.
   119. Old Matt Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:10 AM (#2210658)
Yeah, usually anything going that fast gets stopped by an arresting system.

Yeah, WHERE WERE YOU ON THAT ONE DIAL?
   120. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:10 AM (#2210659)
We're going to need an A effort from the offense tonight.
   121. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:12 AM (#2210662)
My system stops things on the ground...
   122. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:14 AM (#2210666)
Nice work, Wright. Green, we need ya tonight.
   123. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:14 AM (#2210667)
Shawn, \make me hate you a LOT less...
   124. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:15 AM (#2210670)
I like Valentin to get some tonight.
   125. Rob Base Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:17 AM (#2210675)
No confidence in Green. And I LOVE the Jewish people.
   126. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:18 AM (#2210678)
Green's really put up a good fight here.
   127. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:19 AM (#2210680)
That was a great PA by Green.
   128. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:19 AM (#2210681)
I'll say it: Nice AB by Green.
   129. Old Matt Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:19 AM (#2210683)
Wow Stache. Back-to-back walks and you GIDP on the first pitch.

Brillant!
   130. Russlan is fond of Dillon Gee Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:19 AM (#2210684)
What an AB by Green.
   131. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:19 AM (#2210685)
oooof, he got some...
   132. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:19 AM (#2210686)
My god, Stache's powers are completely gone. Someone fly him out to Milwaukee, quick!
   133. Rob Base Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:19 AM (#2210687)
I can stand beside ideals I think are right.
   134. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:20 AM (#2210688)
Stache. How could you swing at the first pitch like that? Ugh.
   135. greenback calls it soccer Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:20 AM (#2210689)
I like Valentin to get some tonight.

I guess his after-game plans must be distracting him then.
   136. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:22 AM (#2210692)
That DP was very big for Carpenter. Not only ending by keeping his pitches for the inning down. Very unfortunate.
   137. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:22 AM (#2210693)
I can't believe he swung at the first pitch. Who's managing this team?
   138. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:22 AM (#2210694)
Maine is still in the game?! Oh good god.
   139. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:23 AM (#2210697)
Also, if Valentin or Chavez had gotten on Maine would be out of here. And I sort of hope he was....

... first out, that's big.
   140. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:23 AM (#2210698)
Carp still threw 18 pitches that inning. He's not going to last.
   141. greenback calls it soccer Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:24 AM (#2210700)
That might be the furthest Yadier Molina has ever hit a baseball.
   142. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:24 AM (#2210702)
Fortunately TLR will keep riding Carp.
   143. My guest will be Jermaine Allensworth Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:24 AM (#2210703)
Insensitive bastards. The guy has that hat because he's missing the top of his skull.
   144. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:26 AM (#2210704)
Eckstein got the sign.
   145. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:26 AM (#2210705)
I feel like each inning we've had Carp on the ropes and we bailed him out each time.
   146. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:27 AM (#2210706)
F-ing terrible! Why would you walk Eckstein?
   147. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:27 AM (#2210707)
that's just horrendous pitching from Maine. Eckstein cannot hit it out, and he can't even groove one.
   148. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:28 AM (#2210709)
This is a truly disgusting performance from Maine. He needs to get Duncan out, because I don't like Kool-Aid facing Pujols with two runners on.
   149. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:28 AM (#2210711)
Oof, more bad baseball.
   150. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:28 AM (#2210712)
Great throw, Blowduca. Your abilities are stellar.
   151. Russlan is fond of Dillon Gee Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:29 AM (#2210713)
I don't mind walking Eckstein there as long as Maine gets Duncan. Stupid Lo Duca.
   152. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:30 AM (#2210714)
Big K!
   153. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:30 AM (#2210715)
I really don't want Pujols batting with two on. Nice.
   154. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:30 AM (#2210717)
Good enough, Maine, I guess.
   155. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:31 AM (#2210718)
Maine gets the hook here. He won't bat. Tucker or Ledee or someone will.
   156. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:32 AM (#2210720)
I don't mind walking Eckstein there as long as Maine gets Duncan.

Well sure, if you can get Duncan with absolute certainly, walking Eckstein is brilliant.
   157. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:34 AM (#2210724)
Tucker's good for working some pitches.
   158. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:34 AM (#2210725)
Why didn't Chavez bunt? And why didn't he take a few pitches? Who is MANAGING THIS TEAM? Get your head in the game, Willie.
   159. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:36 AM (#2210728)
Tucker takes one for the team. He's been very effective for us off the bench.
   160. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:36 AM (#2210729)
There we go, Tucker. Take that for the team.
   161. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:36 AM (#2210730)
I think that qualifies as the "least likely to be intentional" HBP I've ever seen.
   162. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:36 AM (#2210732)
Did TLR just say he told Eck to take until he got three down the middle?
   163. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:37 AM (#2210733)
And Reyes swinging at the first pitch. How much longer are the Mets gonna bail Carpenter out?!
   164. Russlan is fond of Dillon Gee Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:37 AM (#2210735)
I like Tucker as a pinchhitter. He is a lot like Marlon Anderson, good ABs nearly everytime.
   165. greenback calls it soccer Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:37 AM (#2210736)
What is Khalid El-Amin doing these days?
   166. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:38 AM (#2210738)
This is ####### sad. This team is absolutely retarded right now. Is no one watching the game?!
   167. good_ol_gil Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:38 AM (#2210739)
Too much first pitch swinging that inning. Carpenter has no control tonight, why are we hacking away!?
   168. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:38 AM (#2210740)
Why is everyone swinging at the 1st pitch?
   169. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:38 AM (#2210741)
That swinging at the first pitch is Willie's fault. That's specifically what he can do in-game to affect play. Just say "Make sure you take a strike".

This is bad managing.
   170. Old Matt Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:40 AM (#2210743)
Poo Holes Specialist into the game.
   171. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:41 AM (#2210744)
That swinging at the first pitch is Willie's fault. That's specifically what he can do in-game to affect play. Just say "Make sure you take a strike".

This is bad managing.


I can't agree completely. I think that even in those situations you have to swing at the first pitch a certain % of the time or else it just becomes an automatic strike and you're starting with a disadvantage.
   172. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:41 AM (#2210745)
They keep saying "pushed Carp up", but isn't he on full rest?
   173. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:42 AM (#2210746)
He's on regular rest.
   174. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:42 AM (#2210748)
Not in *those* situations. Carp doesn't really have time to realize they are taking the first pitch over a three batter situation.
   175. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:43 AM (#2210749)
Very nice, Chad.
   176. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:43 AM (#2210750)
Bradford is extremely effective against Pujols.
   177. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:44 AM (#2210751)
Bradford needs to get this whole IP.
   178. EB Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:44 AM (#2210752)
They keep saying "pushed Carp up", but isn't he on full rest?

Won't he be on short rest for his next scheduled start?
   179. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:45 AM (#2210753)
Throw strikes, guys...
   180. good_ol_gil Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:45 AM (#2210754)
No walk here Chad
   181. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:46 AM (#2210756)
Good get, Chad.
   182. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:46 AM (#2210757)
That ball carried way too far for comfort.
   183. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:47 AM (#2210758)
79-85 mph is "average" for a fastball, LuGo?

In highschool, perhaps, but it's just about the slowest in the majors.
   184. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:47 AM (#2210760)
GREAT MF INNING!
   185. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:47 AM (#2210761)
Nice inning, Chad! Restored some of my sanity.
   186. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:48 AM (#2210762)
I get the feeling that our bullpen can shut them down, we just need to scratch a couple across.
   187. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:49 AM (#2210763)
Beltran, Delgado, Wright - sounds like runs!!!

(that hasn't worked all season)
   188. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:50 AM (#2210765)
Who throws next inning?
   189. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:51 AM (#2210767)
Carp definitely got a better strike zone than Maine.
   190. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:52 AM (#2210768)
Roberto Hernandez, I think. It is 5 RHBs.
   191. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:53 AM (#2210770)
Oh, Carp is getting hte low strike zone now. That's sucky.
   192. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:53 AM (#2210771)
You can tell Delgado is in a groove. He looks so comfortable right now in the box.
   193. Joshemy Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:54 AM (#2210772)
DELGADIT!!!

Hi guys.
   194. Old Matt Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:54 AM (#2210774)
HE DELGADDIIITTTT!

AGAIN
   195. J. Cross Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:54 AM (#2210775)
Delgado is the man! Wow.
   196. Raskolnikov Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:55 AM (#2210776)
CAAAARRRRLLLLOOOOOSSSS DELLLLGGGGAAAADDDDOOOOO!!!!!!
   197. Chris Dial Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:55 AM (#2210777)
YES!!!!!!!!
   198. Russlan is fond of Dillon Gee Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:55 AM (#2210778)
Rask's 192 looks very good right now although I'm not sure he doesn't still pine for Mike Jacobs.
   199. Joshemy Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:55 AM (#2210779)
Good hustle Wright.
   200. Banta Posted: October 14, 2006 at 01:55 AM (#2210780)
Delgado is some sort of beast!
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