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Sunday, September 02, 2012

NL Wild card race: September 2, 2012

ATL 75-59 [1-1 in SEPT]
STL 72-62 [1-1 in SEPT]
LAD 72-63 [2-0 in SEPT] (0.5 GB)
PIT 70-63 [0-2 in SEPT] (1.5 GB) 

MLB.com: Chipper’s walk-off blast caps Braves’ wild rally
MLB.com: Late rally not enough as Cards fall to Nationals
MLB.com: Reversal of fortune as [Adrian] Gonzalez a walk-off winner
MLB.com: Eight ain’t enough for Pirates in Milwaukee

NTNgod Posted: September 02, 2012 at 08:31 PM | 16 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: braves, cardinals, dodgers, nl wild card, pennant race, pirates

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   1. CFBF Is A Golden Spider Duck Posted: September 02, 2012 at 08:37 PM (#4225298)
Uh, wow. Chipper. That...that was some Disney movie #### right there.
   2. Leroy Kincaid Posted: September 02, 2012 at 08:44 PM (#4225301)
Nice to see that lipless-boy is still a POS.
   3. Robert in Manhattan Beach Posted: September 02, 2012 at 09:03 PM (#4225308)
That may be a job saver for Fredi.
   4. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: September 02, 2012 at 09:26 PM (#4225314)
braun cranked his 37th homer today and now takes over the league lead in slugging and total extra base hits. braun in the top ten in numerous offensive categories and leads in the ones above as well as rbi and ops.

   5. Esoteric Posted: September 02, 2012 at 09:29 PM (#4225317)
Too bad he's a steroid cheat who walked on a technicality. I don't trust any of Braun's numbers anymore.

EDIT: And yes, Chipper's walk-off game-winning homer with two outs was Disney-level amazing. I desperately want the Braves to lose and even I couldn't help but smile.
   6. Forsch 10 From Navarone (Dayn) Posted: September 02, 2012 at 09:42 PM (#4225318)
I don't trust any of Braun's numbers anymore.

Same goes for Michael Morse, I suppose?
   7. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: September 02, 2012 at 09:42 PM (#4225319)
eso

you will be pleased to know that many sophisticated fans have serenaded him at various ballparks with profanity laced chants. you can tell it weighs on him.

//that's saracasm for the slow-witted
   8. escabeche Posted: September 02, 2012 at 09:52 PM (#4225321)
I was at last night's and today's Brewers games. I would say Braun jerseys make up about 60% of replica jerseys worn by fans and he drew by far the largest cheers from the crowd. If people here care about his PED issues they're hiding it really, really well.
   9. i'm only STEAGLES when it's complicated Posted: September 02, 2012 at 10:03 PM (#4225323)
if the phillies had pulled this game out, they'd have pulled to within 7 games of the 2nd wildcard, while playing .600 ball since the all-star break and having swept the braves and the nationals over the last 10 days.


as it is, we're still where we were.
   10. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: September 02, 2012 at 10:07 PM (#4225325)
Scheduling look-ahead: Dodgers host the Cardinals for four on Sept. 13-16.
   11. Esoteric Posted: September 02, 2012 at 10:10 PM (#4225326)
Same goes for Michael Morse, I suppose?
Absolutely.

Hey, I got my stance, and I try to keep it consistent.

Anyway, didn't mean to be a turd in the punchbowl. Let's just talk about how much we're all gonna miss Chipper. So happy to see him going out on a Mussina-esque high note.
   12. Forsch 10 From Navarone (Dayn) Posted: September 02, 2012 at 10:13 PM (#4225327)
Fair enough.
   13. bobm Posted: September 02, 2012 at 10:14 PM (#4225328)
[7] many sophisticated fans have serenaded him at various ballparks with profanity laced chants

I'm sure Braun can withstand being needled. :)
   14. Srul Itza At Home Posted: September 02, 2012 at 10:25 PM (#4225333)
EDIT: I desperately want the Braves to lose and even I couldn't help but smile.


Even sweeter -- Papelbon gave up the blast.
   15. escabeche Posted: September 03, 2012 at 08:55 AM (#4225418)
Dumb rules question from Saturday night Brewers-Priates: Gomez reaches, then steals second, then steals third. Next batter, Gomez breaks for home, pitcher (presumably at least in part distracted by Gomez streaking home) uncorks wild pitch, Gomez scores easily. Why doesn't Gomez get credit for the steal of home? The rule here

Rule 10.07 Stolen Bases And Caught Stealing
The official scorer shall credit a stolen base to a runner whenever the runner advances one base unaided by a hit, a putout, an error, a force-out, a fielder's choice, a passed ball, a wild pitch or a balk, subject to the following:
(a) When a runner starts for the next base before the pitcher delivers the ball and the pitch results in what ordinarily is scored a wild pitch or passed ball, the official scorer shall credit the runner with a stolen base and shall not charge the misplay, unless, as a result of the misplay, the stealing runner advances an extra base, or another runner also advances, in which case the official scorer shall score the wild pitch or passed ball as well as the stolen base.


seems to say he should, but it was scored as a WP.

   16. Lassus Posted: September 03, 2012 at 09:18 AM (#4225425)
The Phillies loss helps my own personal Mets goal of finishing above them.

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