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OMNICHATTER 8-17-2014

Omnichatter is not recommended for children under 5.

Gamingboy Posted: August 17, 2014 at 12:29 AM | 109 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   101. Pirate Joe Posted: August 17, 2014 at 08:33 PM (#4773124)
edit: Oh goody! Now they're going to extras. I can't wait to see how this unfolds.



I was going to say in the 16th inning when someone does something really dumb, but I'm not too sure these teams can hold out on doing something really dumb that long today.


   102. salvomania Posted: August 17, 2014 at 08:33 PM (#4773125)
Reds blow it in the 9th against the Rox, Stubbs with the walk-off 3-run homer off Hoover, who replaced Chapman after he walked the first four batters to open the inning..

Final: 10-9 Rockies, down 9-5 to start their half.
   103. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: August 17, 2014 at 08:50 PM (#4773133)
and the nats beat the pirates in 11

wow
   104. Joey B. Posted: August 17, 2014 at 08:53 PM (#4773134)
Nats come from behind for the second night in a row to sweep their second consecutive series! Unbelievable!! Remember where you are so you'll remember where you were!!!
   105. TerpNats Posted: August 17, 2014 at 09:03 PM (#4773142)
About the 10th or so, F.P. described the Nats-Bucs game as "a sloppy heavyweight bout." A pretty good analogy, that. At least the Nats showed some resiliency.
   106. boteman asks Where's My Ring? Posted: August 17, 2014 at 09:07 PM (#4773144)
This Nationals win makes me feel a little dirty. Then again, the Pirates were not to be left out of the defensive craziness so cancel that.

Now watch the Diamondbacks come in and sweep them in 4 games.
   107. Esoteric Posted: August 17, 2014 at 09:13 PM (#4773147)
I know it's strange as a Nats fan, but I feel bad about sweeping the Pirates. Honestly wouldn't have minded seeing them take one, they're just such a lovable team.

Asdrubal Cabrera may not be lighting it up with the bat as a National but man, it feels like he's responsible for at least one highlight a night out there when he's playing for the Nats. Today it was two. The 9th-inning game-tying RBI single, and then...well, I agree with Charlie & Dave on the radio: that behind the back toss to start the double play tonight was one of the defensive plays of the year for the team.
   108. boteman asks Where's My Ring? Posted: August 17, 2014 at 09:29 PM (#4773157)
I know it's strange as a Nats fan, but I feel bad about sweeping the Pirates.

Hows abouts trading those good feelings for the Pirates and turn them around into bad feelings for the D-bags since they were the team who ordered the hit on the Pirates' MVP Mister McCutchen?

I'm glad the Pirates in are the NL Central because they're my secret rooting interest, but I'm perfectly fine with the Nats sweeping them this weekend.
   109. Biff, highly-regarded young guy Posted: August 17, 2014 at 09:44 PM (#4773168)
Way back in the topic, but...

It's hard to relax with a closer not named Kimbrel. There just aren't any other closers in the game that don't put a man on at a rate of one per appearance.

Koji Uehara. Even if you don't want to count the years he wasn't closing, last year his WHIP was 0.57 and this year it's 0.78.
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