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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Brewers win NLCS Game 6 vs. Dodgers

Bullpenning on parade.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 20, 2018 at 07:40 AM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: brewers, dodgers, nlcs

Thursday, October 18, 2018

MLB playoffs 2018: Brewers used a fake starter, Dodgers used Clayton Kershaw - SBNation.com

This was a cheap simulation league maneuver. There is no rule against it. Maybe there should be.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 18, 2018 at 09:47 AM | 73 comment(s)
  Beats: brewers, dodgers, nlcs

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Dodgers vs. Brewers: Benches clear after Manny Machado steps on Jesus Aguilar’s foot at first base

The bottom of the 10th inning of Game 4 of the National League Championship Series between the Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers featured a benches-clearing incident involving Manny Machado and Jesus Aguilar. The two exchanged words following a play at first base where Machado tangled up with Aguilar’s foot.

Machado grounded out for the second out of the inning and while running through the first base bag, he made contact with the back of Aguilar’s foot. The benches and bullpens cleared, but nothing more came of it and the game resumed after a brief delay.

It appeared that Machado dragged his foot so that it would hit Aguilar’s at first base.

Is it just me, or is Machado going out of his way to build an image as a heel this NLCS?

 

QLE Posted: October 17, 2018 at 06:04 AM | 12 comment(s)
  Beats: benches clearing, jesus aguilar, manny machado, nlcs

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Justin Turner homers, Dodgers win NLCS Game 2 | MLB.com

Good game.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 13, 2018 at 08:13 PM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: brewers, dodgers, nlcs

Friday, October 12, 2018

The seven managerial decisions that could decide the NLCS

MILWAUKEE – The challenge is to guess right, and then hope a line drive finds a glove for no reason other than good fortune, and that’s the whole job. That, and keeping 25 men with little in common but their work clothing from inflicting permanent harm on each other. That, and agreeing with mostly everything sent down from your boss’ office. That, and appearing tranquil and not panic-stricken for the TV cameras.

That, and bearing the responsibility if any of the above happens to go wrong, the consequence being condemnation and ridicule at least until another baseball game is played, at which point it’ll be some other poor sap’s turn.

Just this week, New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was browbeaten into admitting that on his drive home from an especially ugly splash of juju (and, granted, judgment) he tuned his car radio to ’80s on 8, a transparent appeal for compassion. And more Jack Wagner.

Only seven? I’m sure we could come up with quite a few more if we were willing.

 

QLE Posted: October 12, 2018 at 01:51 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: craig counsell, dave roberts, nlcs

 

 

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