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Thursday, March 16, 2017

WBC Gamechatter - March 16, 2017

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Jim Furtado Posted: March 16, 2017 at 09:05 AM | 32 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: March 21, 2017 at 09:48 PM (#5420930)
I know there's not really a chatter at all for WBC games, but these games have been great. Spring training games are awful, yet people watch those — but they won't watch Team USA in this? People be crazy.

If Team USA wins tonight, I'm going to the Final tomorrow.
   2. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: March 21, 2017 at 10:04 PM (#5420943)
Oh dear God. Bottom of the 3rd, 4th replay review.
   3. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: March 21, 2017 at 10:25 PM (#5420957)
Japan can play some serious defense.
   4. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: March 21, 2017 at 10:31 PM (#5420959)
How about that ... raining in LA.
   5. Baldrick Posted: March 21, 2017 at 10:33 PM (#5420961)
These horns are the worst thing in the entire world. If I wasn't already rooting for the US, I would still be rooting for Japan to never win another game ever again.
   6. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: March 21, 2017 at 10:52 PM (#5420968)
These horns are the worst thing in the entire world.


They're no SA WC vuvuzelas ...
   7. Baldrick Posted: March 21, 2017 at 10:59 PM (#5420974)
They're no SA WC vuvuzelas ...

I could tune out the vuvuzelas relatively easily. This, I've just completely given up and am watching the game on mute.
   8. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:04 PM (#5420977)
Just as I was texting a friend about how good the pitching has been tonight.
   9. vortex of dissipation Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:07 PM (#5420978)
I was waving my Hiroshima Carp towel, and Kikuchi homered, so I'll take full credit for that. :-)
   10. Batman Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:24 PM (#5420990)
I think he just called the catcher "Parker Posey."
   11. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:30 PM (#5420992)
I would watch Parker Posey play ball, if you know what I mean.

Everyone knows what I mean.
   12. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:31 PM (#5420994)
If Team USA wins tonight, I'm going to the Final tomorrow.


You should go, even if Japan wins.

I've seen 3 WBC games, two semi finals and a final and seen Japan each time (twice against South Korea and once against the US).

Just a great, great experience, which I highly recommend; the fans are just fantastic,they never stop making noise organically, they sure as #### don't need any bullshit "everybody make some noise" prompting to be into their team ...
   13. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:40 PM (#5420997)
You should go, even if Japan wins.
But what if I'm a virulent racist?

Kinsler!
   14. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:42 PM (#5420998)
Matsuda had been so great at third base. That bobble could cost them the game.
   15. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:43 PM (#5420999)
Not as dramatic as some of his other events this week but it'll do.
   16. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:43 PM (#5421000)
But what if I'm a virulent racist?


Wait! That was you sitting behind me at the USA vs Japan semi-final game in 2009???

You #######, it took me 6 annoying innings to get you thrown out!
   17. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:44 PM (#5421001)
Japanese defense has let them down.
   18. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:50 PM (#5421004)
Uh oh, not a good beginning for Dancin' Melancon ...
   19. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:54 PM (#5421006)
Has Melancon thrown a pitch below the belt yet?
   20. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:54 PM (#5421007)
Lousy pitch, good result.

1 more needed.
   21. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:55 PM (#5421008)
Be helpful if he threw one below the shoulders ...
   22. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: March 21, 2017 at 11:58 PM (#5421010)
Neshek instead of McGee?
   23. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: March 22, 2017 at 12:01 AM (#5421011)
Like I said, gotta go to Neshekthere!
   24. Count Vorror Rairol Mencoon (CoB) Posted: March 22, 2017 at 12:02 AM (#5421012)
Wow, thought that was gone off the bat ... cold and damp is a helpful thing ...
   25. Baldrick Posted: March 22, 2017 at 12:02 AM (#5421014)
Wow, thought that was gone off the bat ... cold and damp is a helpful thing ...

Had the same thought.

I also wondered if watching without sound gave me the wrong impression. Did it sound good off the bat?
   26. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: March 22, 2017 at 12:04 AM (#5421015)
Wouldn't hate some insurance here.
   27. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: March 22, 2017 at 12:08 AM (#5421016)
Did it sound good off the bat?


It did. I thought we were Doooooooomed.
   28. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: March 22, 2017 at 12:21 AM (#5421018)
C'mon Luke, one more kid.
   29. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: March 22, 2017 at 12:22 AM (#5421020)
Yeah!
   30. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: March 22, 2017 at 12:24 AM (#5421022)
I wanna echo the first post in this thread. The WBC has flaws but this is always a fun tournament.
   31. The Honorable Ardo Posted: March 22, 2017 at 01:28 AM (#5421046)
Both semifinals were fantastic baseball games.
   32. vortex of dissipation Posted: March 22, 2017 at 01:41 AM (#5421049)
Both semifinals were fantastic baseball games.


I agree with that - in spite of the fact that in both games, the team I was rooting for lost...

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