Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, September 29, 2012

NL playoff race: September 28, 2012

NL Wildcard

STL 85-72 [14-11 in SEPT]
LAD 82-75 [12-12 in SEPT] (3 GB)

The Chase for .500

PIT 76-81 [6-20 in SEPT]

MLB.com: Cards come out swinging, edge closer to berth
MLB.com: Kershaw keeps Dodgers alive in Wild Card race

MLB.com: Bucs on wrong side of history in Bailey’s no-no

NTNgod Posted: September 29, 2012 at 01:12 AM | 7 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cardinals, dodgers, pennant race, pirates

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Walt Davis Posted: September 29, 2012 at 01:23 AM (#4248738)
Oh screw the playoff scramble and the no-no, two amazing things happened in today's Cubs-DBacks games. No, nothing as amazing as the Cubs actually winning but ...

Alfonso Soriano went 1 for 1 ... with 3 walks. None intentional.

But even more amazing ...

Mike Jacobs, yes that Mike Jacobs, was the DBacks 1B ...

and the Cubs intentionally walked Mike Jacobs.

Theo, Jed or one of the geeks in the computer lab might want to send Dale an email about that one.
   2. McCoy Posted: September 29, 2012 at 08:34 AM (#4248769)
Remember when people said the Cubs wouldn't lose 100 games this year? Now they have to go 4-1 just to avoid 100 losses. Thank you, Theo & Co for the wonderful next few years.
   3. Bote Man Posted: September 29, 2012 at 09:52 AM (#4248783)
Now they have to go 4-1 just to avoid 100 losses. Thank you, Theo & Co for the wonderful next few years.

PFFT! That road has already been trodden by Mike Rizzo and company, and look where it got them.

No, Davey Johnson is not available to manage the Cubs in 3 years, so don't even ask.

We won't talk about last night's debacle, thank you very much.
   4. Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner Posted: September 29, 2012 at 10:39 AM (#4248801)
And now McCutchen is hurt, which knocks the Pirates Chase for .500 odds down to approximately 0.01 percent.
   5. Chris Fluit Posted: September 29, 2012 at 01:26 PM (#4248872)
Remember when people said the Cubs wouldn't lose 100 games this year? Now they have to go 4-1 just to avoid 100 losses.


Colorado could get there as well. A six-game losing streak to close out the season would do it. (they're at 62-95, having lost last night)
   6. esseff Posted: September 29, 2012 at 01:53 PM (#4248891)
Entire Saturday NL schedule is at night. That ain't right.
   7. Rennie's Tenet Posted: September 29, 2012 at 01:57 PM (#4248896)
And now McCutchen is hurt, which knocks the Pirates Chase for .500 odds down to approximately 0.01 percent.


McCutchen left the game Thursday but played Friday. Something subsequent?

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
phredbird
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogIf not OMNICHATTER, what? If not April 30, 2017, when?
(1 - 12:50pm, Apr 30)
Last: LA Podcasting Hombre of Anaheim

NewsblogOTP 24 April 2017: Talking politics (and baseball) with the mayor
(928 - 12:50pm, Apr 30)
Last: Lassus

NewsblogOT: March-April 2017 Soccer Thread
(347 - 12:47pm, Apr 30)
Last: Biff, highly-regarded young guy

NewsblogFred Lynn might've been a Hall of Famer if he'd stayed healthy — or in Boston
(64 - 12:45pm, Apr 30)
Last: DavidFoss

NewsblogOT - March 2017 NBA thread
(2607 - 12:05pm, Apr 30)
Last: SPICEY WITH A SIDE OF BEER ON A BABYYYYYYY

NewsblogAre MLB Teams Gaming the New 10-Day DL System? – The Ringer
(44 - 11:49am, Apr 30)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogDiamondbacks' Shelby Miller opts for elbow surgery, ending season
(4 - 11:48am, Apr 30)
Last: Swoboda is freedom

NewsblogMets face more injury drama as Noah Syndergaard refuses MRI, plans to start Sunday
(13 - 11:46am, Apr 30)
Last: Bote Man

NewsblogGift Ngoepe, First-Ever African-Born MLB Player, Got A Hit In His First Career At-Bat
(28 - 11:38am, Apr 30)
Last: Howie Menckel

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 2003 Discussion
(23 - 11:09am, Apr 30)
Last: Tubbs is Bobby Grich when he flys off the handle

NewsblogOMNICHATTER? I barely know'er! for April 29, 2017
(74 - 10:16am, Apr 30)
Last: stanmvp48

Newsblog'Sports Center' Anchor Agrees Politics is Hurting ESPN
(54 - 9:40am, Apr 30)
Last: You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR)

NewsblogSources: Nationals CF Adam Eaton done for season with torn left ACL
(10 - 9:13am, Apr 30)
Last: Bug Selig

NewsblogYankees Stage Improbable Comeback Behind a Volley of Home Runs
(51 - 1:19am, Apr 30)
Last: You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR)

NewsblogAustin Romine opens eyes in shot he didn’t know would come
(4 - 12:01am, Apr 30)
Last: Like Flies On Sherbert

Page rendered in 0.2429 seconds
47 querie(s) executed