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Mount Rushmore’s newest face: OMNICHATTER! for August 10, 2020

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Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: August 10, 2020 at 02:20 PM | 15 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: August 10, 2020 at 02:32 PM (#5968849)
HOW WILL THE ANGELS LOSE TODAY?!
   2. Howie Menckel Posted: August 10, 2020 at 03:00 PM (#5968863)
HOW WILL THE CARDINALS BE OFF TODAY?!
   3. Howie Menckel Posted: August 10, 2020 at 04:04 PM (#5968878)
Mets SP Marcus Stroman, we hardly knew ye.

he's due off IL but instead announces a case of COVIDphobia.

he hasn't tested positive - he just is concerned he may get it.

Marcus becomes a FA in the offseason, and joins Thor in skipping 2020 while Wacha has landed on the IL with a sore arm.
   4. The Yankee Clapper Posted: August 10, 2020 at 06:52 PM (#5968916)
Phillies are thrashing the Braves - leading 10-1, still batting in the 2nd. Homers by Harper, Segura, Gregorius & Quinn. 8 earned runs charged to Sean Newcombe.
   5. Astroenteritis Posted: August 10, 2020 at 07:22 PM (#5968920)
HOW WILL THE ASTROS LOSE TODAY?!

Answer: I don't know, but it will make a lot of people happy!
   6. The Yankee Clapper Posted: August 10, 2020 at 08:00 PM (#5968924)
Nationals have their HR hitting shoes on against the Mets tonight. Asdrubal Cabrera, Trea Turner & Juan Soto all went yard, as Nationals lead 5-0 after 3. Soto’s HR, 58th of his career, passed Mickey Mantle, on the Age-21 Leaderboard. In a normal season, Soto might finish as # 1 on that leaderboard, since he’d “only” need 30 HRs to top Mel Ott, but the shortened-season will likely leave him no better than 4th.

EDIT: MASN informs me that was the longest HR of Soto’s career (463 feet).
   7. Howie Menckel Posted: August 10, 2020 at 08:07 PM (#5968925)
ok, No. 5 is well played
   8. The Yankee Clapper Posted: August 10, 2020 at 09:01 PM (#5968934)
Phillies were up 13-1, going into the 9th, and win 13-8.
   9. The Yankee Clapper Posted: August 10, 2020 at 09:09 PM (#5968938)
One might think that the Phillies had a pretty good chance of scoring the most runs in MLB tonight, but the Nationals are beating the Mets by 2 touchdowns, 14-0, in the middle of the 6th.
   10. The Yankee Clapper Posted: August 10, 2020 at 09:39 PM (#5968945)
Asdrubal Cabrera’s 2nd HR of the night (along with 2 doubles) makes it 16-2, Nationals. Mets have only used 3 pitchers.
   11. The Yankee Clapper Posted: August 10, 2020 at 10:35 PM (#5968957)
Sean Newcomb’s performance tonight earned him a trip to the Braves alternate training site:
The Braves optioned lefty Sean Newcomb to the team’s alternate training site after tonight’s game. He’ll remain on the 40-man roster and in the 60-man player pool.

This is the latest in a series of hits to the Atlanta rotation. In this case, as with Mike Foltynewicz, it’s simply a matter of inadequate performance. Newcomb, 27, was bombed in a forgettable start this evening. He recorded only four outs while doling out a pair of walks and a pair of long balls and permitting eight total earned runs.
   12. puck Posted: August 10, 2020 at 10:55 PM (#5968961)
Chris Owings is going to start the rest of the season, isn't he.
   13. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: August 10, 2020 at 11:34 PM (#5968971)
I don't know why I keep watching Angels games. Life's rough enough as it is.
   14. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: August 11, 2020 at 01:23 AM (#5968977)
Ah, now I remember. Sometimes, good things happen.
   15. The Gary DiSarcina Fan Club (JAHV) Posted: August 11, 2020 at 01:37 AM (#5968979)
Sometimes, Mike Trout happens. In this case, he happened multiple times.

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