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Wednesday, September 05, 2012

NL playoff race: September 5, 2012

NL West

SFG 77-60 [3-2 in SEPT]
LAD 73-65 [3-2 in SEPT] (4.5 GB)

NL Wildcard

ATL 77-60 [3-2 in SEPT]
STL 74-63 [3-2 in SEPT]
PIT 72-64 [2-3 in SEPT] (1.5 GB) 
LAD 73-65 [3-2 in SEPT] (1.5 GB)

MLB.com: Braves 1, Rockies 0
MLB.com: Wainwright homers, but struggles on mound in finale
MLB.com: Correia steps up to lead Bucs past Astros
MLB.com: Diamondbacks 6, Giants 2
MLB.com: Padres 4, Dodgers 3

NTNgod Posted: September 05, 2012 at 10:12 PM | 10 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: braves, cardinals, dodgers, giants, pennant race, pirates

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   1. Coot Veal and Cot Deal taste like Old Bay Posted: September 05, 2012 at 10:43 PM (#4227807)
the Nationals have crashed twelve homers in the last 24 hours...
   2. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: September 05, 2012 at 10:50 PM (#4227813)
Pirates win again! 10-16 is all they need to do for that elusive winning season.
   3. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: September 06, 2012 at 01:01 AM (#4227899)
Craig Kimbrel has now faced 183 batters this year, and he's struck out 92 of them.

No pitcher has ever struck out over 50% of the batters he's faced over a full season (min: 25 batters faced).
   4. CFBF Is A Golden Spider Duck Posted: September 06, 2012 at 01:03 AM (#4227901)
And, and, and, Fredi brought Kimbrel into game in the eighth inning with the tying run on third base. My magazine letter missives have finally gotten through.
   5. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: September 06, 2012 at 01:19 AM (#4227905)
the Nationals have crashed twelve homers in the last 24 hours...


And haven't played any Major League teams in that span, either.
   6. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: September 06, 2012 at 01:31 AM (#4227911)
Minor has had 8 quality starts in his last 10 games, with a 2.56 era and a 4-1 strike out to walk ratio. Unfortunately he's 3-4 over that span.
   7. TerpNats Posted: September 06, 2012 at 02:22 AM (#4227928)
I work with a guy who's an avid Pirates fan, and he currently is more concerned with finishing above .500 than earning a wild-card berth...and, sad to say, also more concerned with the other occupants of a North Side stadium. (That sweep at Milwaukee probably drained much of his enthusiasm.) I told him to show more faith in the Bucs, and after what St. Louis and Los Angeles have done lately, why not?
   8. Rennie's Tenet Posted: September 06, 2012 at 11:35 AM (#4228197)
Pirate fans can always turn to the playoffs if .500 is achieved. I'd hate not to be able to really savor .500 if the team doesn't make the playoffs.
   9. Tom Nawrocki Posted: September 06, 2012 at 11:52 AM (#4228216)
No pitcher has ever struck out over 50% of the batters he's faced over a full season (min: 25 batters faced).


That slacker Aroldis Chapman is at 46.8 percent.
   10. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: September 06, 2012 at 12:15 PM (#4228258)
How could these pitchers all be getting these strikeouts if not for some sort of steriod? Innocence is dead. All the records are tainted.

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