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Omnichatter 4-22-2013

Today, we will discuss games like A’s vs. Red Sox, Cards vs. Nats, Jays vs. O’s, Yankees vs. Rays, D-Backs vs. Giants and, perhaps best of all (going by record), Braves vs. Rockies.

Or we might just discuss Doctor Who, whether feathered dinosaurs look cool or stupid, and whether a Oriole could beat a Blue Jay in a actual fight… because BBTF is WEIRD.

Gamingboy Posted: April 22, 2013 at 12:27 AM | 235 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   201. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:27 PM (#4422880)
Greedy to put Marmol back out for another inning.

And ugh, we're gonna get to hear Thom Brennaman call this.
   202. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:28 PM (#4422882)
Way to go, Barney.
   203. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:29 PM (#4422883)
Man, pick your poison. Votto up with a base open but Marmol is pitching, so it's not a no-brainer.
   204. boteman is not here 'til October Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:29 PM (#4422884)
Wow, if not for the blue uniforms I would've thought I were watching the Nats "defense" botch play after play.
   205. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:31 PM (#4422885)
That passive Votto!
   206. fran Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:31 PM (#4422886)
Marmol is a great pitcher!
   207. Dan Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:32 PM (#4422887)
That was a filthy slider to K Votto. Great tilt.
   208. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:32 PM (#4422888)
Marmol actually looked somewhat sharp tonight, I can't deny that.
   209. AT-AT at bat@AT&T Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:33 PM (#4422889)
tiny BARNEY feeling !
   210. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:37 PM (#4422893)
Good inning by Blanton. Only one run allowed.
   211. Honkie Kong Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:45 PM (#4422898)
Good inning by Blanton. Only one run allowed.

I am sorry, I laughed!
Can't be fun to watch Blanton and Hanson take the ball every 5th day.
   212. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:47 PM (#4422901)
It stinks to look at the day's starters (Blanton v. Holland) and know your guys have no chance.
   213. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 10:58 PM (#4422907)
Starlin Castro is total ass with the bases loaded.
   214. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:00 PM (#4422914)
And now Kevin Gregg. That's it for this one.
   215. odds are meatwad is drunk Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:05 PM (#4422920)
2 inninngs no runs and only 2 walks? trade marmol now!
   216. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:10 PM (#4422926)
So apparently Dale Sveum was quoted recently as saying that if a player doesn't perform, he's not immune to being sent down to Triple-A to figure things out. He also said something about it being important to play "500 games" in the minors. MLB Tonight crew is taking this as a subtle swipe against Castro and Rizzo.
   217. Dan Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:14 PM (#4422932)
Rizzo increasingly seems like the next Adam Dunn.
   218. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:21 PM (#4422936)
Howie Kendrick!
   219. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:29 PM (#4422939)
lol Luis Valbuena of all people.
   220. odds are meatwad is drunk Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:35 PM (#4422945)
at least someone finally did it
   221. Dan Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:41 PM (#4422947)
The Cubs always keep it interesting
   222. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:43 PM (#4422948)
Of course. I can't believe they didn't just put him on.
   223. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:43 PM (#4422949)
Also, Dave Sappelt is a ####### idiot for trying to catch that.
   224. Kiko Sakata Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:44 PM (#4422950)
MLB Tonight crew is taking this as a subtle swipe against Castro and Rizzo.


The Chicago Tribune article about this little tirade by Sveum is titled "Sveum threatens to demote Castro, Rizzo", although there doesn't appear to be a quote where he names either of them by name in the article.
   225. hokieneer Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:44 PM (#4422951)
#207, I've never figured out why votto struggles so much against marmol. You'd think it would be a perfect matchup for a guy that walks as much as votto.

Bruce!!
   226. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:45 PM (#4422952)
So, walk-off balk?
   227. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:46 PM (#4422957)
Cesar f'n Izturis.

Oh, Cubs.
   228. odds are meatwad is drunk Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:47 PM (#4422958)
and old yeller will not be returning from the back yard...
   229. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:50 PM (#4422960)
It's a shame the pen and offense are so awful, because the starting pitching has actually been serviceable.
   230. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: April 22, 2013 at 11:56 PM (#4422965)
Oh no, Lohse. left game, hand injury.
   231. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 23, 2013 at 12:02 AM (#4422969)
YES! IANNETTA!
   232. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 23, 2013 at 12:21 AM (#4422971)
Joe Blanton, 6+ IP, 12 hits, 3 runs. If Roth strands his runner, Blanton can chalk up his first "quality start" of the season.

EDIT: The pen just loaded the bases with nobody out, so Blanton's not gonna get his quality start.
   233. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: April 23, 2013 at 12:28 AM (#4422974)
So Lohse dislocated his non-throwing hand pinkie while running out a fielder's choice. caught the 1B backside or back.
   234. Honkie Kong Posted: April 23, 2013 at 12:33 AM (#4422975)
The Angels have a terrifying offense, and terrifying pitching. The latter terrifying being used in its most pejorative sense.
   235. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 23, 2013 at 12:34 AM (#4422976)
Good bye, lead. Good bye, game.

I can't bear to watch.
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