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Friday, May 24, 2019

Everyone loved the finale of OMNICHATTER!, for May 24, 2019

Scoreboards for the Major Leagues and all minor leagues,
courtesy of Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee).

Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: May 24, 2019 at 01:11 PM | 42 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: May 24, 2019 at 01:13 PM (#5845410)
HOW WILL THE ANGELS LOSE TODAY?!
   2. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: May 24, 2019 at 01:20 PM (#5845414)
Probably not as spectacularly as yesterday
   3. The Yankee Clapper Posted: May 24, 2019 at 02:10 PM (#5845432)
Ed McMahon: “How spectacular was it?”
   4. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: May 24, 2019 at 03:05 PM (#5845450)
1.047 slg% against. That is quite spectacular. 16 h, 4 2b, 8 hr. That is more hits than Joey Votto has had so far in May, as he continues to de-evolve into Chris Davis.
   5. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: May 24, 2019 at 03:09 PM (#5845453)
Cubs have 3 HRs thru 3, with the wind blowing in.
   6. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: May 24, 2019 at 03:12 PM (#5845456)
holy cow, Votto got a hit! A double, no less!
   7. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: May 24, 2019 at 03:22 PM (#5845463)
Cubs have 3 HRs thru 3, with the wind blowing in.


Not watching, so when checking the box, I assumed it was blowing out crazy like it was yesterday.
   8. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: May 24, 2019 at 03:27 PM (#5845466)
Heyward isn't having much success on the bases over the last 24 hours.
   9. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: May 24, 2019 at 03:30 PM (#5845467)
6 it was a bloop that just found a nice spot. Wasn't squared at all or hit hard.
   10. Bote Man sez Davey is MoY Posted: May 24, 2019 at 03:44 PM (#5845471)
ATTN Andy Jolly Old St. Neck Wound:

Jared Diamond @jareddiamond
Sean Doolittle has a mission this season: He wants to help save local, independent bookstores.

“I want to support these places that are active in their communities, that are trying to be supportive and inclusive spaces for their communities.”


Who's your buddy? Who's your pal??
   11. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: May 24, 2019 at 03:45 PM (#5845472)
Moses, not surprising. For most of this month Votto has looked like he has just picked up a baseball bat for the first time. Have never seen him this bad.
   12. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: May 24, 2019 at 04:40 PM (#5845484)
Ohhhhh, this bullpen.

Is Russell getting booed yet?
   13. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: May 24, 2019 at 05:25 PM (#5845491)
I got a sinking feeling on that foul from Votto that was nearly strike three
   14. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: May 24, 2019 at 05:27 PM (#5845492)
Suarez and Puig just murder the cubs
   15. Howie Menckel Posted: May 24, 2019 at 05:34 PM (#5845495)
Austin Riley today became the third member of the "5-HR, 12-RBI in first 9 MLB games" club, joining Taylor Teagarden (wtf) and Trevor Story.
   16. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: May 24, 2019 at 05:37 PM (#5845497)
Boo birds for Russell.
   17. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: May 24, 2019 at 05:41 PM (#5845498)
Well that was quite the squander given they were up 4-0 with their most efficient starting pitcher on the mound.
   18. Bote Man sez Davey is MoY Posted: May 24, 2019 at 07:08 PM (#5845508)
The marquee matchup of the decade has started in our Nation's Crapital: Pablo López faces off against Kyle McGowin.
   19. Lassus Posted: May 24, 2019 at 07:52 PM (#5845512)
And this is why I didn't think fat Thor was funny in Endgame.
   20. Howie Menckel Posted: May 24, 2019 at 08:14 PM (#5845515)
Mets booth welcomes Doug Flynn - an all-glove, no-bat 2B who arrived more than 40 years ago in the infamous Tom Seaver trade to Cincinnati.

he insists that broadcaster Keith Hernandez in the Hall of Fame - prompting Keith to ask, "Doug, you can stick around for another inning, can't you?"
Flynn replies: "Did I say it right, Keith?"

that's comedy gold right there, Jerry.

was interested to hear Flynn say that the leftover Mets - Koosman, Matlack, Grote, etc - treated the new Reds very well upon arrival (Pat Zachry, Steve Henderson, and Dan Norman also were in the deal).

finally, turns out Flynn is the only Met to ever hit 3 triples in one game (he did it in Montreal).
   21. Howie Menckel Posted: May 24, 2019 at 08:56 PM (#5845523)
he's no Khris Davis, but at the moment Todd Frazier is hitting .213 for a third straight season
   22. AT-AT at bat@AT&T Posted: May 24, 2019 at 08:57 PM (#5845524)
This Chris Sale any good ?
   23. AT-AT at bat@AT&T Posted: May 24, 2019 at 09:04 PM (#5845525)
Xander Bogus FTW !
   24. AT-AT at bat@AT&T Posted: May 24, 2019 at 09:13 PM (#5845527)
Really ? The Mets don't have a rightfielder who can throw out someone on a shallow fly ball ?

Dis Gust Ing
   25. AT-AT at bat@AT&T Posted: May 24, 2019 at 09:19 PM (#5845529)
LOL @RedSucks
   26. JJ1986 Posted: May 24, 2019 at 09:21 PM (#5845531)
Every random the Mets have added this week has already hit a clutch homer.
   27. Davo Posted: May 24, 2019 at 09:35 PM (#5845536)
The Twins have already hit more home runs this year than the pennant-winning 2014 Royals did all season.
   28. Howie Menckel Posted: May 24, 2019 at 09:46 PM (#5845538)
The Mets had 9 players in franchise history homer in their first AB.

Robinson Cano did it, too, on Opening Day.

This week, so did Rajai Davis - and now, Aaron Altherr.

so that's 12
   29. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: May 24, 2019 at 09:56 PM (#5845539)
Doug Flynn - an all-glove, no-bat 2B


I know that's was his rep, because why would you play a guy who was such a terrible hitter? But he wasn't all that good. Or even good at all.
   30. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: May 24, 2019 at 10:03 PM (#5845540)
I know that's was his rep, because why would you play a guy who was such a terrible hitter? But he wasn't all that good. Or even good at all.

No. BRef has him -20 Rfield for his career. Mark Belanger was all glove, no bat. Doug Flynn just sucked.
   31. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: May 24, 2019 at 10:21 PM (#5845543)
In the 70's, it was just assumed if a middle infielder couldn't hit, he must be a glove wizard. Manny Trillo is another good example. He won only 3 GGs, but his rep was better than that. He was -7 Rfield. Johnny DiSaster, he of the 60 OPS+ was -61 Rfield.
   32. phredbird Posted: May 24, 2019 at 10:58 PM (#5845547)

bottom of the 9th, cards-braves. there has not been a walk issued all night.

cards have still managed to look below average, they are losing 5-2.
   33. phredbird Posted: May 24, 2019 at 11:01 PM (#5845548)

bader strikes out looking to end it ... jeez.
   34. Bote Man sez Davey is MoY Posted: May 24, 2019 at 11:02 PM (#5845549)
I predicted a slugfest in D.C. and they sure have delivered. Sean Doolittle has caught Nats bullpen disease, giving up a solo home run on his 1st pitch to Alfaro. Then a couple loud outs, then a base hit. Now the Marlins making noise with 2 outs in the 9th, trailing 12-10.

By some miracle, the Nats win it. Experts baffled!
   35. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: May 24, 2019 at 11:22 PM (#5845551)
Griffin Canning is already the best starting pitcher on the Angels.
   36. Howie Menckel Posted: May 24, 2019 at 11:59 PM (#5845553)

Dave Campbell
‏Verified account @DaveCampbellAP
2h2 hours ago

The Twins will have 112 games left after tonight. Only 23 of them are vs. teams that entered the weekend more than one game above .500.
13 replies 89 retweets 264 likes
   37. puck Posted: May 25, 2019 at 12:06 AM (#5845554)
Baltimore allowed 4 HR in their first game in Colorado, blowing a 5-1 game.
   38. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: May 25, 2019 at 12:32 AM (#5845555)
Angel bullpen blows another one. This team is unwatchable.
   39. Howie Menckel Posted: May 25, 2019 at 12:56 AM (#5845557)

Mike Puma
‏Verified account @NYPost_Mets
1h1 hour ago

Pete Alonso, with 17 homers in 50 games to start his major league career. Only Gary Sanchez and Cody Bellinger (19) and Rhys Hoskins and Wally Berger (18) have started better.
   40. Dog on the sidewalk has an ugly bracelet Posted: May 25, 2019 at 01:33 AM (#5845560)
Before Derek Holland shut them down in the 8th, Arizona had scored, in order, 1, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, and 4 runs.
   41. The Yankee Clapper Posted: May 25, 2019 at 01:42 AM (#5845561)
I suppose by some measures it’s deserving of its own thread, but Bartolo Colon’s Birthday Cake Is Quite Something.
   42. Bote Man sez Davey is MoY Posted: May 25, 2019 at 08:42 AM (#5845566)
Angel bullpen blows another one. This team is unwatchable.

Nationals bullpen: hold my beer.

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