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RobBobS

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Mathematician. Baseball Fan. Me in a nutshell.

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And the Nats could push their lead to 9 1/2 as well
Commented on Phillies 8-4 over Nationals for sweep of three-game set in Citizens Bank Park on Aug 27 2014, 11:20p - 2 replies
Wow.
Commented on Phillies 8-4 over Nationals for sweep of three-game set in Citizens Bank Park on Aug 27 2014, 10:54p
I want the manager in the chair.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 132 of 162 on Aug 27 2014, 8:23p
...besides pumping up the Philly Phaithphul
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 132 of 162 on Aug 27 2014, 8:21p - 1 reply
It's not at all clear to me that doing that will be actually helpful
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 132 of 162 on Aug 27 2014, 8:19p - 2 replies
Actually, I would be truly shocked out of my gourd if Williams DIDN'T tow the company line
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 5:10p
If they decide to push the World Series to, say, best of 75,
Commented on Phillies 4-3 over Nationals for second straight in Citizens Bank Park on Aug 27 2014, 5:07p
I'm only glossing over it because SLG is the most unstable part of the slash
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 5:06p - 1 reply
Don't believe internet rumors.
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 4:44p
Walters' slash in CLE hasn't been all that great:
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 4:42p - 1 reply
Yeah, Blevins has 10 games against one batter this year
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 4:40p
He is a rookie
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 4:39p
...the role of being "the demoralizing guy"?
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 4:23p - 1 reply
I wasn't "defining" anything above
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 4:21p - 1 reply
I don't know if there is a precise definition
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 4:13p - 1 reply
LOOGY doesn't mean "only face left-handers EVER"
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 3:24p - 1 reply
So there are such things as LOOGYs, that's what.
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 2:42p - 1 reply
Use Occam's Razor
Commented on Nationals' Tuesday night lineup: Asdrubal Cabrera back, Bryce Harper, Adam LaRoche sit on Aug 27 2014, 1:08p
My birthday's in the deepest part of winter. :-(
Commented on Phillies 4-3 over Nationals for second straight in Citizens Bank Park on Aug 27 2014, 1:06p - 2 replies
OK, that's reasonable
Commented on Phillies 4-3 over Nationals for second straight in Citizens Bank Park on Aug 27 2014, 1:05p
There are 15 left-handed pitchers who have at least 15 games in 2014 getting exactly 1 out:
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 1:03p - 1 reply
He's not a "dolt".
Commented on Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss on Aug 27 2014, 12:51p - 1 reply
OK, first off, I don't see anyone jumping up and down and getting themselves into a tizzy over the lineup
Commented on Phillies 4-3 over Nationals for second straight in Citizens Bank Park on Aug 27 2014, 12:43p - 1 reply
Normalized, schmormalized
Commented on Nationals' Tuesday night lineup: Asdrubal Cabrera back, Bryce Harper, Adam LaRoche sit on Aug 27 2014, 12:04a
Oh, come on
Commented on Nationals' Tuesday night lineup: Asdrubal Cabrera back, Bryce Harper, Adam LaRoche sit on Aug 27 2014, 12:03a - 1 reply
Obviously pitch #1 was going to be called a strike
Commented on Phillies 4-3 over Nationals for second straight in Citizens Bank Park on Aug 26 2014, 10:57p - 1 reply
That's pretty egregious even for lefties
Commented on Phillies 4-3 over Nationals for second straight in Citizens Bank Park on Aug 26 2014, 10:11p - 1 reply
So has Harper.
Commented on Phillies 4-3 over Nationals for second straight in Citizens Bank Park on Aug 26 2014, 10:10p - 1 reply
How is it supposed to help him, if I may ask?
Commented on Phillies 4-3 over Nationals for second straight in Citizens Bank Park on Aug 26 2014, 10:07p - 1 reply
The burden of being Harper?
Commented on Phillies 4-3 over Nationals for second straight in Citizens Bank Park on Aug 26 2014, 10:03p - 1 reply
I don't have a LOT of problems with Williams' management at this point,
Commented on Matt Williams not worried about Nationals' lefty Jerry Blevins on Aug 26 2014, 5:39p
I don't mind giving either of these guys days off
Commented on Nationals' Tuesday night lineup: Asdrubal Cabrera back, Bryce Harper, Adam LaRoche sit on Aug 26 2014, 4:49p - 2 replies
Harper has 28 PAs against Hamels (most against any pitcher)
Commented on Nationals' Tuesday night lineup: Asdrubal Cabrera back, Bryce Harper, Adam LaRoche sit on Aug 26 2014, 4:27p
But, but... Hamels is a lefty!
Commented on Nationals' Tuesday night lineup: Asdrubal Cabrera back, Bryce Harper, Adam LaRoche sit on Aug 26 2014, 4:13p - 1 reply
Well, first of all, you have to believe that there's actually some sort of a rift between those two
Commented on Attempting to quantify Nationals' outfielder Bryce Harper's baserunning struggles on Aug 26 2014, 3:30p
She's right, of course
Commented on Game 130 WPA: Dense. Nats 2, FF 3 on Aug 26 2014, 3:28p
It was terrible.
Commented on Game 130 WPA: Dense. Nats 2, FF 3 on Aug 26 2014, 1:26p - 1 reply
6 clean outings (no hits, no walks) since the ASB
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 10:11p - 1 reply
My guess is that it happens to other teams MORE often than it does to the Nats
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 10:08p - 1 reply
If you have to find a goat, I guess it would be him
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 10:01p - 2 replies
The goal for the road trip:
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:55p
FP says the Nats are cockroaches
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:54p - 1 reply
Thanks, Matt.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:52p
WILLLL-SONNNN!!!!
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:51p
No tour day?
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:47p - 1 reply
Doesn't look good.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:47p
You never know, you know.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:44p
ALR's been off with his swing lately
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:42p - 2 replies
All that's fine and good
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:40p - 1 reply
if they bring in DeFratus against Hairston, I mean
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:39p
Which is why Cabrera would have been my first choice
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:39p - 2 replies
(If he can go. Otherwise Hairston)
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:37p
Cabrera.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:36p - 3 replies
Gotta pinch hit for LaRoche, I say
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:34p - 2 replies
(if you must)
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:34p
Personally, I think the "campaign" for Rendon as MVP just makes Nats fans look myopic
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:29p - 1 reply
Only in the sense that Williams clearly doesn't like to change pitchers in the middle of innings.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:25p
Rendon is pretty darn good.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:23p - 2 replies
Oh, Jerry.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:19p
No, but he does get credit in the "bad defense" stakes
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:17p
Well, yeah
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:11p
6-14 is not a significant sample.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:05p
No way in the world Nate gets the nod over Werth.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:01p - 1 reply
Maybe the umpires should call the game correctly.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 9:00p - 2 replies
Wow.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 8:51p
Burnett keeps throwing the same pitch to Denard
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 7:56p
That's got to be the fifth or sixth TGTNH for a pitcher this year.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 7:52p
Nats can't score 'till they spot the opposition 5
Commented on Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 130 of 162 on Aug 25 2014, 7:51p - 1 reply
Well, I do agree that players will purposely try to get the ball in the air in sac fly situations
Commented on Attempting to quantify Nationals' outfielder Bryce Harper's baserunning struggles on Aug 25 2014, 7:49p
I think just by writing the phrase "stack of eyes" you are already venturing into creepy-land.
Commented on Nationals' Monday night lineup: No Asdrubal Cabrera for series opener in CBP on Aug 25 2014, 6:05p
I guess it depends on how you slice it
Commented on Nationals' Monday night lineup: No Asdrubal Cabrera for series opener in CBP on Aug 25 2014, 6:03p - 1 reply
Just so Patrick knows how closely we hang on his every word...
Commented on Nationals' Jayson Werth back in Citizens Bank Park to face Phillies on Aug 25 2014, 5:28p - 1 reply
#WerthIt!
Commented on Nationals' Jayson Werth back in Citizens Bank Park to face Phillies on Aug 25 2014, 5:20p
...it's like they follow you across the room!
Commented on Nationals' Monday night lineup: No Asdrubal Cabrera for series opener in CBP on Aug 25 2014, 5:20p
There's a button on the right that allows you to select the division
Commented on Nationals' Monday night lineup: No Asdrubal Cabrera for series opener in CBP on Aug 25 2014, 4:29p - 1 reply
According to MLB, the Nats now have a 100% chance of going to the playoffs
Commented on Nationals' Monday night lineup: No Asdrubal Cabrera for series opener in CBP on Aug 25 2014, 4:21p - 5 replies
I'd like to see LaRoche get a bit of power back at the bam box NPN.
Commented on Nationals' Monday night lineup: No Asdrubal Cabrera for series opener in CBP on Aug 25 2014, 4:14p - 1 reply
Whoa, man. Ease up!
Commented on Nationals rally with a six-run sixth, beat Giants 14-6 to take 2 of 3 in D.C. on Aug 25 2014, 4:04p - 1 reply
The unwritten flipside of the argument that a sac fly is an unsuccessful attempt to reach base
Commented on Attempting to quantify Nationals' outfielder Bryce Harper's baserunning struggles on Aug 25 2014, 3:26p - 1 reply
Didn't know anything about Cabrera's injury
Commented on Wire Taps: Nationals finish ten-game homestand 9-1, head to Nats Park North on Aug 25 2014, 2:15p - 1 reply
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