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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

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   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. boteman 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. has reignited his October #Natitude 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?

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