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She’s got legs that go all the way up to her OMNICHATTER! for April 24, 2018

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   1. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 24, 2018 at 02:24 PM (#5659175)
HOW WILL THE ANGELS LOSE TODAY?!
   2. Panik on the streets of London (Trout! Trout!) Posted: April 24, 2018 at 02:27 PM (#5659178)
HAPPY OHTANI DAY!!!
   3. The usual palaver and twaddle (Met Fan Charlie) Posted: April 24, 2018 at 02:35 PM (#5659190)
LET'S GO METS!
   4. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 24, 2018 at 02:56 PM (#5659213)
New York Yankees, @Yankees

The Yankees have acquired RHP A.J. Cole from the Nationals in exchange for cash considerations. Cole has been added to the 40-man roster and will be added to the 25-man roster. RHP David Hale was designated for assignment.

That is somewhat surprising, bordering on shocking. No objection to acquiring Cole for organizational depth, but I wouldn't think he's worthy of a spot on the 40-man roster, much less the 25-man, at the moment. He was pretty bad with the Nationals. Perhaps the Yanks have reason to believe Cole can be fixed, but I wouldn't waste too many Major League innings trying.
   5. Astroenteritis Posted: April 24, 2018 at 03:02 PM (#5659220)
HOW WILL THE ANGELS LOSE TODAY?!


Don't know, but if the Astros don't score any runs I think the Angels will pull it out.
   6. The usual palaver and twaddle (Met Fan Charlie) Posted: April 24, 2018 at 03:15 PM (#5659230)
That is somewhat surprising, bordering on shocking. No objection to acquiring Cole for organizational depth, but I wouldn't think he's worthy of a spot on the 40-man roster, much less the 25-man, at the moment.


Cole is out of options, according to MLBTR and would have to pass through waivers to be Scranton bound.
   7. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 24, 2018 at 03:59 PM (#5659269)
Cole is out of options, according to MLBTR and would have to pass through waivers to be Scranton bound.

Yes, but I'm not seeing why his performance makes that anything to be worried about. Rather than trade a bag of balls for him, and commit to using a roster spot, they could have waited for him to be released. If they missed out, so what? I suppose the more optimistic take is that the Yanks see something worthy of a roster spot. OK, but I sure didn't see it this season with the Nationals.
   8. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: April 24, 2018 at 04:07 PM (#5659279)
Mr. Cashman and his staff must feel like Cole is worth taking a gamble on and working with first-hand. This move doesn't make much sense superficially but all I can do is shrug and assume Mr. Cashman has a good reason.
   9. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: April 24, 2018 at 04:36 PM (#5659325)
The National League is hitting .237/.318/.383 so far. So, Tom Lampkin. Or Damon Buford.

The American League is a more robust .246/.320/.403. So Terry Shumpert or Ricky Ledee.
   10. Panik on the streets of London (Trout! Trout!) Posted: April 24, 2018 at 04:43 PM (#5659332)
So you're saying offense is down?
   11. Brian C Posted: April 24, 2018 at 06:31 PM (#5659420)
Man, Schwarber just hit a bullet of a homer. 117mph exit velocity. Doubt it got more than 30 feet off the ground.
   12. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 06:31 PM (#5659422)
It took like 2 or 3 seconds to get out.

Sucks Bryant can't go.
   13. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 06:45 PM (#5659433)
Didn't see until now Bryant is fine they're just giving him a day. Fine with that.
   14. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 06:50 PM (#5659435)
6 inches inside is a strike tonight. For both teams.
   15. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 06:53 PM (#5659437)
Willson was due
   16. Brian C Posted: April 24, 2018 at 06:54 PM (#5659438)
Contreras clobbers one now, too. That must have felt good.
   17. AT-AT at bat@AT&T Posted: April 24, 2018 at 06:59 PM (#5659443)
Some nasty pitching by that Burritos guy in the Bronx.
Not going to be easy for the Bombers ! But, Go Yankees !
   18. Brian C Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:00 PM (#5659444)
This is the first time I've watched a Chatwood start closely, is he always like this? I mean, I know he's always walking guys, but tonight he's been right on the edge of the zone all night and just isn't getting calls. A different ump and he might well look like prime Roger Clemens tonight.
   19. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:03 PM (#5659450)
Maybe some were close, but he also seems to really struggle with control so the walks feel plenty earned.

Ha, willson just started standing up like he was gonna go to the mound but them squated back down.

Nice play heyward. Think he might be safe though.
   20. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:08 PM (#5659453)
Good God schwarber
   21. Brian C Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:08 PM (#5659455)
Schwarber again, only this time a high majestic homer instead of the the cannon-shot line drive homer.
   22. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:09 PM (#5659456)
Sanchez goes with it and drives it out for a tie ballgame!
   23. AT-AT at bat@AT&T Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:09 PM (#5659458)
Gary Sanchez not impressed. Homers to RF. 1:1 !
   24. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:10 PM (#5659460)
The other day, I mused that the Cubs have never started Almora, Baez, Bryant, Schwarber, and Happ (5 straight Cubs #1 picks) all in the same game. Had Bryant not been hurt, it would have been today.
   25. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:11 PM (#5659463)
And another Schwarbomb as I was writing the above.
   26. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:11 PM (#5659464)
Happ the other way. Nice.
   27. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:12 PM (#5659466)
Cubs with 7 hits today: 1 single, 2 doubles, 4 HR.
   28. Brian C Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:12 PM (#5659467)
Cubs getting all kinds of good swings tonight. Happ just went oppo down the line.
   29. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:12 PM (#5659468)
The other day, I mused that the Cubs have never started Almora, Baez, Bryant, Schwarber, and Happ (5 straight Cubs #1 picks) all in the same game. Had Bryant not been hurt, it would have been today.

I bet we get it tomorrow with Bryant back in for lastella.
   30. Walt Davis Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:14 PM (#5659470)
I got your league-leading ERA right here buddy!
   31. Walt Davis Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:22 PM (#5659473)
At this point, Schwarber has 6 HR in 57 PA against RHP. Now if we can just get MLB to enforce a rule that only RHP are allowed to face Schwarber ...

Now at 375/474/792 vs RHP
   32. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:23 PM (#5659474)
So chatwood can go an inning without a walk. He should do that more.
   33. SouthSideRyan Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:23 PM (#5659475)
Snitker was not allowed to challenge a call because he took too long to decide. I'm not sure I've ever seen that.
   34. TomH Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:32 PM (#5659478)
Q to those who have seen the INDIANS this season:

Is their defense excellent, or is their hit-supporession magic/luck?

The CLE staff is near the Bottom of the AL in strikeouts. We all know Ks are directly related inversely to opponents batting average.
But the CLE staff Leads the AL in (lowest) opponents batting average, with a pristine .201

Whatup?
(possible clarifiers: home run supporession? slightly fewer games/innings than avg team, lowering K totals?)
   35. Walt Davis Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:34 PM (#5659479)
Cubs #1 in NL with 5.79 R/G despite a few dismal performances. Crikey, Yanks at 6.05.

That's not particularly HR-driven (before today) as we're 10th in number and league-average in HR/g. 2nd in BA, 1st in OBP and SLG. Third-LOWEST K-rate at 21.7% (Braves and Pitt are better), league-leading 317 BABIP, below average in HR/FB. Typical Cub team really. :-)

There are some really high BB-rates with 5 teams over 10% and the Phils (??) at 12%.
   36. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:37 PM (#5659481)
33- didn't it famously happen to the reds on a walk off play that shouldn't have been a homer?
   37. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:42 PM (#5659484)
   38. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: April 24, 2018 at 07:59 PM (#5659492)
GLEYBER!
   39. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:02 PM (#5659494)
3 hits for Happ. Cubs might be running into a good problem. If only Rizzo can get going now...
   40. salvomania Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:09 PM (#5659496)
Robbie Ray has faced 12 batters so far and has walked or struck out 9 of them.

EDIT: 8 of them, I can barely even add these days
EDIT: OK, 13 batters now, 9 walks/K's
   41. salvomania Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:11 PM (#5659497)
He's gonna get to 100 pitches after 3 innings.
   42. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:16 PM (#5659501)
Mike Trout with an opposite-field homer, 10th of the year. He's pretty good.
   43. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:17 PM (#5659502)
Who would have guessed chatwood would be the Cubs first starter to pitch in the 7th inning this year? And on a night he has 5k and 5bb.
   44. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:19 PM (#5659504)
Stop me if you've heard this before, but...

DIDI!!
   45. AT-AT at bat@AT&T Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:20 PM (#5659505)
Stop me if you've heard this before, but...


Do it again ! ###### do it again ! YES !
   46. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:20 PM (#5659506)
Berrios routed after 5 runs in 4 innings. In 3 of his 1st 4 starts he didn't allow a single run.
   47. Walt Davis Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:21 PM (#5659507)
#34 ... b-r isn't THAT impressed with the Indians' defense, at +4 Rfield through 20 games. That's nice but suggests they'd still have a 2.77 ERA with an average defense. It does help that they haven't made many errors -- just 2 UER on the season vs. a league-average of 8 UER. In theory I suppose that could all add up to 10 runs which would be a savings of half a run per game but that would still be 1.3 r/g better than the average team.

By the way, I was wrong, Houston has the best ERA and RA/G in the AL. Boston is just behind Cle and has given up just 1 UER.

It's always possible it's been mostly terrible weather-related as the Indians offense has also been pretty pathetic. So it's run suppression all around in Indians games.

Cle hitters: 215/284/362, 22% K-rate
Cle opps: 201/260/332, 23% K-rate

Both they and their opps have been terrible in Cle and outside Cle.

Doubly wow -- they gave up 25 runs in their first 5 games, including 13 against the Angels. They gave up just 30 in their last 15. Of course 8 already today is putting a dent in that. The offense has picked up a bit with 39 runs in their last 9. Anyway, they opened on the West coast and gave up a reasonable number of runs. Then a long and presumably freezing homestand followed by a short trip to balmy Minnesota.

Troubling attendance. Only 35,000 for an opening day Friday, pretty poor attendance for the next week, then Sat/Sun cancellations.
   48. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:22 PM (#5659508)
Do it again ! ###### do it again ! YES !

And the Blue Jays are beating the newest member of the Luxury Tax club by 3 to 0.
   49. Walt Davis Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:25 PM (#5659509)
Hmmm ... I hadn't realized attendance had been so bad in Cle. Just 1.6 M (13th) in their WS year of 2016, then just 2 M (11th) for a 102-win team last year. And off to a weather-related lousy start this year. As we know, once upon a time they sold out every game when they were dominant, now here they are very good again but the fans aren't turning out in droves. Cle's economy was in the pits, I assume it still mostly is but I'd have still expected they'd do better the last 2+ years.
   50. Walt Davis Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:29 PM (#5659511)
Ump wants to go home.
   51. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:29 PM (#5659512)
Yankees up 5-1 against the Twins, knocking Jose Berrios from the game - he came in with a 1.63 ERA over 4 starts, 27.2 innings.
   52. rconn23 Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:32 PM (#5659513)
I'm happy to see Didi play so well and think he's a really good player. But hitting between two guys who hit 50-plus home runs last year is a hell of a gig.
   53. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:32 PM (#5659514)
Kurt Suzuki has 20 homers in his last 260 plate appearances because everything is crazy and nothing makes sense.
   54. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:35 PM (#5659516)
I'm happy to see the start of this game... Carpenter(walk), Pham (HR), Jose Martinez, professional hitter, singles....
   55. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:38 PM (#5659519)
Ozuna made it to a 3 ball count before making an out.....I think that is maybe the third time I've seen him reach a three ball count this season.
   56. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:46 PM (#5659522)
ESPN stats has Didi on pace for 59 HRs & 199 RBI, as well as 110 BB (he had 136 in 2200+ ABs coming into the season). What happens if he gets hot as the weather warms up?
   57. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:46 PM (#5659523)
Jay Bruce cuts the lead in half with a triple as Ozuna did a crappy job of fielding a single.
   58. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:48 PM (#5659524)
Wong is a pretty good defender at times....
   59. rconn23 Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:53 PM (#5659526)
Ah yes, the Dellin Betances Experience. I think you can go get him now.
   60. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:53 PM (#5659528)
Jarrod Dyson tries a sac bunt with men on first and second and no outs, which kinda makes sense except the pitcher is on deck. Lucky for him he popped it up into the crowd.
   61. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:57 PM (#5659529)
Also questionable to try Smallball bunts when you are facing Vince Velasquez and probably going to walk anyway, which happened. Now he's on third as the Dbacks scored two runs to take the lead and still only 1 out.
   62. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:57 PM (#5659530)
Another double for javy. Ho hum.
   63. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 24, 2018 at 08:58 PM (#5659531)
OK, Cubs at 10. So if they win, their R/G in their wins will not go down.
   64. Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:00 PM (#5659533)
2 lucky weak hits for Rizzo might be what the doctor ordered
   65. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:02 PM (#5659536)
I've noticed a few times this year that there seem to be fans who, for lack of a better description, start howling like wolves. (Not exactly like a wolf howl, which starts at a low tone and and goes up before falling again, more of a "yoooooo!" that starts at the high note and descends.) I think these were at games in different locations, including just now in Cleveland. Is this a new thing? Am I just getting audio hallucinations?
   66. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:03 PM (#5659538)
Another double for javy. Ho hum.


2/5 with 2 doubles and his SLP will barely budge. 23 hits, 17 for extra bases.
   67. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:03 PM (#5659539)
These Dbacks uniforms are truly bizarre. I have never seen a color scheme like this outside a TCU basketball game.
   68. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:08 PM (#5659543)
ALL RISE! The Honorable Aaron Judge has hit a HR, #7. 3 hits for him, a triple short of the cycle.

EDIT: Gary Sanchez 2-run HR into Monument Park, his 2nd of the game. 8-2.
   69. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:12 PM (#5659545)
Everyone contributed. Everyone got at least one hit, everyone got an RBI or a RS. Most got both.
   70. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:13 PM (#5659547)
ALL RISE! The Honorable Aaron Judge has hit a HR, #7.


Eh, that just ties him with Javy Baez who is half his size.
   71. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:14 PM (#5659549)
SANCHEZ INTO MONUMENT PARK!!
   72. phredbird Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:24 PM (#5659559)
andy van slyke in the booth blah blah barry bonds didn't listen to me ... but he went on to call him the best player he ever played with.
   73. TomH Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:28 PM (#5659564)
Why It's Nice to Bat Leadoff For a Monster Hitting Team:

Brett Gardner is hitting .228 and slugging .304.
Brett Gardner is 2nd in the AL in runs scored.

   74. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:36 PM (#5659569)
Why It's Nice to Bat Leadoff For a Monster Hitting Team:

Brett Gardner is hitting .228 and slugging .304.
Brett Gardner is 2nd in the AL in runs scored.


Kinda like a reverse Joe Carter.
   75. The_Ex Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:36 PM (#5659570)
Blue Jays should have won the game but Dan Iasogna calls ball three on strike three. Ball four and a game tying single follows.
   76. Meatwad Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:38 PM (#5659573)
Cubs finally 2 games away from .500 for the first time this year.
   77. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:39 PM (#5659574)
andy van slyke in the booth blah blah barry bonds didn't listen to me


He came up in the bigs under Whiney Herzog, of course he's going to try and take credit for things and pass blame on(he also did it with another play, talking about how Porter didn't block the plate) it's only natural for A Whiney Herzog disciple to deflect blame. St Louis didn't have a manager willing to take responsibility for bad things until TLR. (Even Red never got blamed, even though he was the poster boy definition of a manager who filled a lineup card out and did nothing else for the rest of the game)
   78. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:40 PM (#5659575)
Coley Harvey, ESPN Staff Writer

Didi Gregorius is on a stupefying tear at the start of the season. In just 22 games, he has eight homers and 27 RBI (as of this posting, Tuesday's game is only in the fifth inning). Those eight HR and 27 RBI are the most for a shortstop in major league history. Gregorius' eighth of this season game in the fifth when he crushed a 401-foot shot into the second deck down the right-field line.
   79. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:40 PM (#5659576)
Carpenter got his third ball of the at bat in his 9th pitch, but it took until 11 pitches until he finally struck out.
   80. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:43 PM (#5659578)
Pham's average is now higher than Jose Martinez's.
   81. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:53 PM (#5659581)
Cubs finally 2 games away from .500 for the first time this year.


yeah. Cubs this year have been 1-1, 2-2, 3-3, 4-4, 5-5, 6-6, 7-7, 8-8, and 9-9. they blew their chance to go 10-10. I'll take it.
   82. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:56 PM (#5659582)
Ohtani just threw a perfect strike at the knees on a full count, down the middle, and didn't get the call. Next guy homers. ####### infuriating.

It's a repeat of his outing against Boston. He's hitting the edges of the strike zone, but not getting calls, and the walks start piling up. Are umpires looking for him to prove he can throw strikes or something? Is the slider/splitter combo moving so much it's hard to tell? Either way, if Statcast is even remotely right, then the umps have really boned him the last two games. Grr.

Looks like another long night for the Angels bullpen.
   83. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 09:57 PM (#5659583)
Weaver blew it, two straight walks on four pitches each, then Cespedes launched a ball to the moon.
   84. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:00 PM (#5659584)
CURTIS GRANDERSON, TRUE YANKEE!! TAKE THAT, KIMBREL!
   85. phredbird Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:03 PM (#5659585)
oh, argh ... cespedes swung so hard i thought he missed, but it left the bat so fast you couldn't see it.
   86. The_Ex Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:07 PM (#5659587)
Granderson, walk off homer, three hits and threw the winning run out at the plate in the ninth.
   87. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:08 PM (#5659588)
Ohtani's generally been fairly unexpressive on the mound, but after that homer, he's very clearly pissed. He did the whole "are you f'ning kidding me" thing that pitchers do after the ball four call, looked disgusted after the homer. With two outs, he throws three fastballs at 101, with a splitter in between that he overthrows so hard it maybe went 50 feet.
   88. Sleepy's not going to blame himself Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:09 PM (#5659589)
Weaver blew it, two straight walks on four pitches each, then Cespedes launched a ball to the moon.
WTF was Matheny thinking there? Kid had clearly lost it.
   89. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:10 PM (#5659590)
It looks like Fowler is coming out of his slump and Wong also, now just need Ozuna and Carpenter to come out of their slumps.
   90. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:10 PM (#5659592)
WTF was Matheny thinking there? Kid had clearly lost it.


Giving him a chance to get through five, that is what every manager tries to do.
   91. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:11 PM (#5659593)
Dejong with a rare non-homerun rbi.
   92. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:12 PM (#5659594)
Mets relief pitching has allowed 19 runs in their last 19 innings, and that trend is continuing. (20 in their past 19 2/3rd)

edit:I didn't verify that comment, it came from the Cardinal broadcasters.
   93. Sleepy's not going to blame himself Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:13 PM (#5659596)
Giving him a chance to get through five, that is what every manager tries to do.
Thanks, Captainobviousfanboy.
   94. phredbird Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:18 PM (#5659597)
hey sleepy don't go pickin on cfb ... he's the guy who predicted the cards would win it all when they squeaked into the playoffs in 06.
by the way ... how are you doing? where do you live now? i am back in CA after a couple of years in Tampa.
   95. cardsfanboy Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:21 PM (#5659599)
WTF was Matheny thinking there? Kid had clearly lost it.


Of course, I'm curious, what was Matheny supposed to do?

First two batters make outs on five pitches. Guy is cruising so far, 4 2/3rd inning 1 hit allowed, and a bit of a control issue with 3 walks so far....
Next batter walks on four straight pitches? Was Matheny supposed to already have a man warming up before then?
Next batter walks on four straight pitches.... so we are talking about 8 pitches have been thrown since he recorded two outs fairly easily in the inning, when was the time he was supposed to have a reliever up, and when would it have been enough time to replace Weaver?

In reality you probably don't start the reliever until the second or even third ball of the guy who got the second walk, in a dream world that you imagine yourself being a great manager, you might have gotten the reliever started after the first walk.....either way, the reliever isn't going to be ready to face Cespedes, and probably not ready to face Cabrera with how fast this happened.
   96. Sleepy's not going to blame himself Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:27 PM (#5659600)
Yeah, I love cfb, just frustrated. Wasn't actually looking for an answer to my rhetorical question.

Anyway I'm in abq now, hopefully heading back to CA this summer (probably Sacramento but I'm trying to get the Mrs to consider San Diego).
   97. Tom Nawrocki Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:31 PM (#5659604)
Trevor Story's grand slam puts the Rockies up 7-0 over the Padres in the second. It's about 30 degrees out there.
   98. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:31 PM (#5659605)
They pull Ohtani for a lefty to face Brian McCann. McCann hits one 16 miles. So, I guess that's how the Angels will lose today.
   99. phredbird Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:31 PM (#5659606)
martinez with the quick foot again ...
   100. salvomania Posted: April 24, 2018 at 10:32 PM (#5659607)
Jose Martinez is hitting into all kinds of unlucky tonight: he could be 4-for-4, with a hit, 2 ferocious screaming liners to outfielders for outs, and a hard grounder corraled on a nice play by Asdrubal going to his left.
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