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Sunday, November 18, 2012

WBC NOVEMBER QUALIFIERS: LOSERS BRACKET FINAL

Colombia vs. Panama, 7 PM

Winner faces Brazil (yeah, seriously) in the Qualifier Finals

Gamingboy Posted: November 18, 2012 at 01:09 PM | 18 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Gamingboy Posted: November 18, 2012 at 06:02 PM (#4305642)
The link for when it starts can be found here.

Colombia is sending out Karl Triana (Diamondbacks organization) against Alberto Acosta for Panama.
   2. Gch exhales the vast drunken folly of Epicurus Posted: November 18, 2012 at 07:18 PM (#4305669)
This game is live on TV in Canada if you get Sportsnet One.

It's glorious to see live baseball on TV in late November.
   3. Gamingboy Posted: November 18, 2012 at 07:27 PM (#4305673)
That was a weird top of the first. I'll probably catch the end of the game...
   4. Tschingsch Posted: November 18, 2012 at 08:03 PM (#4305687)
I forgot this game started at 7 and not 8, expecting to see the pre-game and saw it's already 5-0.
   5. Tschingsch Posted: November 18, 2012 at 08:14 PM (#4305694)
Any reason why MLB Network is only showing the finals to these brackets? Nice to know they think showing "Best of International Talk" is a better programming choice than live baseball for a tournament they are trying to generate interest in...
   6. Tschingsch Posted: November 18, 2012 at 09:20 PM (#4305716)
Hey announcers, Patino hasn't been in the game for 2 innings now...
   7. Gamingboy Posted: November 18, 2012 at 09:20 PM (#4305717)

Any reason why MLB Network is only showing the finals to these brackets? Nice to know they think showing "Best of International Talk" is a better programming choice than live baseball for a tournament they are trying to generate interest in...


I honestly have to wonder if it's some type of experiment with seeing how many people would use online.
   8. Gamingboy Posted: November 18, 2012 at 09:22 PM (#4305718)
Another possibility is so that they are equal with the first two qualifiers, which were happening during the season and thus there was actual other live baseball that was being shown.
   9. Tschingsch Posted: November 18, 2012 at 09:25 PM (#4305720)
Wow, another bad call against Panama. I take it Velasquez had some kind of injury a few years ago. How can someone who once stole 41 bases run so slow?
   10. Gamingboy Posted: November 18, 2012 at 09:40 PM (#4305726)
Hang on, what's going on?
   11. Gamingboy Posted: November 18, 2012 at 09:40 PM (#4305727)
What'd I miss?
   12. Gch exhales the vast drunken folly of Epicurus Posted: November 18, 2012 at 09:42 PM (#4305729)
Both benches were warned this inning after a brushback pitch. The home run (by Ruben Rivera) followed, and apparently Eduardo Perez was ejected for either complaining about the warning or the strike zone.
   13. Gamingboy Posted: November 18, 2012 at 09:43 PM (#4305731)
Okay. Thanks. I left again for a sec and I got back and I was like WTF?
   14. Gamingboy Posted: November 18, 2012 at 09:50 PM (#4305733)
I worry about Brazil tomorrow. The Panamanians appear to have remembered how to hit.
   15. Gamingboy Posted: November 18, 2012 at 10:25 PM (#4305742)
Colombia has remembered how to hit too!
   16. Gch exhales the vast drunken folly of Epicurus Posted: November 18, 2012 at 10:28 PM (#4305744)
If Colombia wins, do the horns stop? I need a rooting interest, and "no more horns" is currently winning.
   17. Gamingboy Posted: November 18, 2012 at 10:35 PM (#4305747)
The horns, cripple, the horns...

I have no idea.
   18. Gamingboy Posted: November 18, 2012 at 10:39 PM (#4305748)
To paraphrase Mota:

Colombian baseball fans, much like many other fans, should just blame Vicente Padilla. No, wait, that was Nicaragua.

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