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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

OMNICHATTER 5-29-14

Of course I’m submitting this on 5-28-2014, but Flux Capacitor is… uh… fluxing.

Gamingboy Posted: May 28, 2014 at 11:29 PM | 106 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   101. cardsfanboy Posted: May 29, 2014 at 11:24 PM (#4715902)
Oh well... Cardinals bullpen blew it, defense didn't help.
   102. greenback fixes the cable Posted: May 29, 2014 at 11:24 PM (#4715903)
Did Matheny forget Matt Adams is available? I'm pretty sure you want him up there in that spot and not Shane Robinson.
   103. Bote Man Posted: May 29, 2014 at 11:26 PM (#4715904)
Vin still sounds like he has a cold.

edit: Vin Scully schooling Puig on Baseball 101. Classic.
   104. salvomania Posted: May 29, 2014 at 11:34 PM (#4715909)
and Shane Robinson is up.

The Cardinals almost couldn't have a worse-hitting stable of pinch-hitters if they decided to just go with a 17-man pitching staff.

If you consider Bourjos/Jay as a single starter (they've actually both started the last two games), then this year's bench players (Mark Ellis, Daniel Descalso, Shane Robinson, Tony Cruz, Randal Grichuk, Greg Garcia, Joey Butler, and Pete Kozma) have hit .183 (40-for-219) with 9 doubles and zero home runs.

Of bench players with more than 10 at bats, only Tony Cruz is hitting better than .181.
   105. Bote Man Posted: May 29, 2014 at 11:48 PM (#4715914)
Russell! With the muscle!

#104 - That was the Nationals' lament last year, although this year's bench is slacking off in May. Admittedly, they've pressed bench players into daily service on account of all the injuries to starting players, and maybe those guys just can't cut it in day-to-day action. They're on the bench for a reason, after all.
   106. Bote Man Posted: May 30, 2014 at 12:22 AM (#4715921)
Here comes Maholm with his 17K/18BB numbers in 42 innings. What could possibly go wrong?
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