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 makes baseball fun again 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

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
tshipman
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

Newsblog2016 NFL thread
(22 - 3:48pm, Aug 29)
Last: Boxkutter

NewsblogBoston Red Sox must find solutions for struggling bullpen - Boston Red Sox Blog- ESPN
(16 - 3:47pm, Aug 29)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogOTP 2016 August 29: Minor-league team offers Trump, Clinton bobbleheads with real hair
(122 - 3:45pm, Aug 29)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogStrained relations? Irate Hammel not happy with Maddon | Chicago Sun-Times
(38 - 3:42pm, Aug 29)
Last: Charles S. storms out of Wrigley before walk-off

NewsblogCubs star Kris Bryant has a chance to be a very unique MVP | FOX Sports
(25 - 3:37pm, Aug 29)
Last: Batman

NewsblogCubs wear onesies on trip from Los Angeles - Chicago Tribune
(3 - 3:31pm, Aug 29)
Last: Man o' Schwar

NewsblogBefore Gary Sanchez-mania, the Yankees had Shane Spencer’s gift | Newsday
(2 - 3:30pm, Aug 29)
Last: Most doorknobs are on the right side of the doors

NewsblogPadres claim Oswaldo Arcia, option Kivlehan | padres.com
(8 - 3:22pm, Aug 29)
Last: Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play

NewsblogOT: August 2016 Soccer Thread
(401 - 3:18pm, Aug 29)
Last: He who brought the butter dish to Balshazar (CoB)

NewsblogHow model for Yankees’ vision shows lightning-rebuild hope | New York Post
(57 - 3:14pm, Aug 29)
Last: There are no words... (Met Fan Charlie)

NewsblogDodgers place Triple-A Superstar Yasiel Puig on trade waivers
(10 - 2:46pm, Aug 29)
Last: zonk

NewsblogSanchez Fastest In MLB History To 11 HRs
(36 - 2:41pm, Aug 29)
Last: There's a bustle in Misirlou's hedgerow

Sox TherapyGames With Numbers
(1 - 2:28pm, Aug 29)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogThe San Diego Chicken Heads Into a Sunset
(17 - 2:26pm, Aug 29)
Last: zonk

NewsblogMLB Network's Matt Yallof suffered a stroke
(5 - 2:00pm, Aug 29)
Last: Russ

Page rendered in 0.1322 seconds
47 querie(s) executed