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LEAGUE CHAMPION SERIES OMNICHATTER! for the 2018 Playoffs!

HOUSTON! BOSTON!
BREWERS! DODGERS!

Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: October 11, 2018 at 02:51 PM | 2616 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   2601. Howie Menckel Posted: October 20, 2018 at 11:55 PM (#5771949)
this is a rematch of the 1916 World Series, which some of us remember well
   2602. Master of the Horse Posted: October 20, 2018 at 11:55 PM (#5771950)
Bellinger is the best all around player on LA. Legit defender at multiple positions and good bat.
   2603. Fancy Crazy Town Banana Pants Handle Posted: October 20, 2018 at 11:56 PM (#5771951)
this is a rematch of the 1916 World Series, which some of us remember well

I assume by 'some,' you mean 'Andy.'
   2604. Commissioner Bud Black Beltre Hillman Fred Posted: October 21, 2018 at 12:02 AM (#5771955)
Have the Brewers ever won anything ?!
Free burgers was their WS.
   2605. Voodoo Posted: October 21, 2018 at 12:05 AM (#5771957)
Tough one. I know he had the go ahead 2 run HR... but he still ended the series with .591 OPS. There weren't really any slam-dunk standouts, but still.


Per WPA, it's pretty close between Puig and Jansen, with Madson and Bellinger a bit back of them.
   2606. Commissioner Bud Black Beltre Hillman Fred Posted: October 21, 2018 at 12:05 AM (#5771959)
i gues i gotta vote for the dodgers because

1 - they got no DH
2 - they ain't the yankees/redsox who are basically the axis of evil empire now
I'm not saying the Red Sox are virtuous or anything, but if moral considerations are leading you to root for the Dodgers, you're doing it wrong.

#1 is totally valid tho!
   2607. perros Posted: October 21, 2018 at 12:10 AM (#5771961)
Mvp doesnt really matter, but it'll keep Joe Buck for giving him #### for last year's struggles.

2018 was his Age 22 season.
   2608. perros Posted: October 21, 2018 at 12:11 AM (#5771962)
Today's the 30th Anniversary of '88 title.
   2609. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: October 21, 2018 at 12:25 AM (#5771965)
Per WPA, it's pretty close between Puig and Jansen, with Madson and Bellinger a bit back of them.
I might've given my MVP vote to Taylor.
   2610. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: October 21, 2018 at 12:26 AM (#5771967)
There goes my hero...
Ryan Walton
@RyanWaltonSBN

Yasiel Puig just dunked a bucket of something on Bill Plaschke and yelled: “NOW YOU CAN WRITE WHATEVER YOU WANT.”
   2611. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: October 21, 2018 at 12:45 AM (#5771970)
If true, that's awesome
   2612. puck Posted: October 21, 2018 at 01:16 AM (#5771988)
That's like a Deion Sanders/Tim McCarver thing.
   2613. Voodoo Posted: October 21, 2018 at 02:11 AM (#5771995)
Per WPA, it's pretty close between Puig and Jansen, with Madson and Bellinger a bit back of them.

I might've given my MVP vote to Taylor.


Sadly, WPA is not super useful for judging defensive plays, but that one sure seemed at the time to be a high leverage defensive play. Not quite Benintendi-level, but pretty close.
   2614. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: October 21, 2018 at 02:42 AM (#5771997)
It'll be forgotten due to Taylor's catch, but I'd like to hear Doc's reasoning behind relieving Buehler with, of all people, Urias.
   2615. perros Posted: October 21, 2018 at 10:38 AM (#5772025)

Yasiel Puig just dunked a bucket of something on Bill Plaschke and yelled: “NOW YOU CAN WRITE WHATEVER YOU WANT.”

I saw that only half paying att3ntion and immediately knew it was Plaschke. Yeah, awesome.


I'd like to hear Doc's reasoning behind relieving Buehler with, of all people, Urias.


Obviously the first-inning HR, and Urías over Wood. Beyond the better matchup, Urías has a killer move to first to keep Cain close. I think we forget that sometimes there's no unambiguously good move to make, you roll the dice. Roberts took a lot of #### last year, but he's not doing anything his bosses don't instruct him to do. He's there solely to get the player buy-in regardless of how things go.

At least they have a pretty trustworthy pen going into this series, one that proved better than Milwaukee's and is better thsn Boston's.
   2616. perros Posted: October 21, 2018 at 10:43 AM (#5772028)
Taylor's catch still gives me chills. I love how this team with such extraordinary talent has guys like Taylor, Muncy, and Barnes step forward to save the day. Don't forget Taylor's HR in the Dodgers' key sweep of thr Rockies down the stretch.

Also Justin Turner. He's like some kid's loveable troll figurine come to life. Got a deep emotional connection to this team.
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