Beating_a_dead_horse

natswinitall

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Formerly "ricksnats". Changed computers, lost login information, and "BOOM", suddenly I don't exist anymore. So I'm back, with a more appropriate screen name given the inevitable outcome of the 2013 baseball season.

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Recent Activity
I'd put money on ALR being the one sitting tonight
Commented on Wire Taps: Nationals 7-2 over Rockies, Ian Desmond's big night, Aaron Barrett's big K on Jul 22 2014, 3:19p - 1 reply
Ah....
Commented on Nationals walk off on Brewers, 5-4 final: Jayson Werth walk-off double wins it!! on Jul 21 2014, 11:43a
You can say that again!
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Milwaukee Brewers: GameThread 96 of 162 on Jul 21 2014, 11:10a
Shout-out to the Clip for that awesome 8th inning
Commented on Nationals walk off on Brewers, 5-4 final: Jayson Werth walk-off double wins it!! on Jul 21 2014, 9:30a
Yeah, I like it that we keep on winning series lately
Commented on Nationals walk off on Brewers, 5-4 final: Jayson Werth walk-off double wins it!! on Jul 21 2014, 9:03a
I saw that, and was definitely wondering how MW was going to respond as the question went on and on and on
Commented on Nationals walk off on Brewers, 5-4 final: Jayson Werth walk-off double wins it!! on Jul 21 2014, 8:57a
I think it worked pretty well for the Reds when they got Seaver......
Commented on Washington Nationals Trade Rumors: Where are the Nats' needs? Where are the rumors? on Jul 17 2014, 3:57p
I thought I was "light" on that point
Commented on Washington Nationals Trade Rumors: Where are the Nats' needs? Where are the rumors? on Jul 17 2014, 3:55p
I thought McClouth was a good hitter still, too.
Commented on Washington Nationals Trade Rumors: Where are the Nats' needs? Where are the rumors? on Jul 17 2014, 2:20p - 1 reply
I sincerely hope you're kidding
Commented on Washington Nationals Trade Rumors: Where are the Nats' needs? Where are the rumors? on Jul 17 2014, 11:27a - 2 replies
Yes, you recall correctly
Commented on Nationals' Tyler Clippard makes second All-Star Game appearance in NL's 5-3 loss to the AL on Jul 17 2014, 10:14a
Yes, writing "everyone besides Taylor Jordan" would have been exceptionally mean, and I wouldn't have said that.
Commented on Washington Nationals' rotation at the Break: Matt Williams - "Our starters are giving us a chance." on Jul 16 2014, 3:16p - 1 reply
No offense to Taylor Jordan (he'll be back and he'll be better again)
Commented on Washington Nationals' rotation at the Break: Matt Williams - "Our starters are giving us a chance." on Jul 16 2014, 2:56p - 2 replies
If you're looking to "groove a pitch"
Commented on Nationals' Tyler Clippard makes second All-Star Game appearance in NL's 5-3 loss to the AL on Jul 16 2014, 1:46p - 1 reply
If we're so worried about home-field advantage
Commented on Nationals' Tyler Clippard makes second All-Star Game appearance in NL's 5-3 loss to the AL on Jul 16 2014, 1:37p - 1 reply
Yes, we will
Commented on Poll: Washington Nationals' Best All-Star Performance; 2014 MLB All-Star GameThread on Jul 16 2014, 12:07p
I've watched two of them myself this week, just to keep me going
Commented on Poll: Washington Nationals' Best All-Star Performance; 2014 MLB All-Star GameThread on Jul 16 2014, 11:50a
Agreed 100%
Commented on Nationals' Tyler Clippard makes second All-Star Game appearance in NL's 5-3 loss to the AL on Jul 16 2014, 11:46a - 1 reply
for 2012: Gio Gonzalez's 11-pitch frame
Voted on Jul 15 2014, 4:46p
Especially when the old Washington team is now getting its THIRD All-Star game
Commented on Poll: Washington Nationals' Best All-Star Performance; 2014 MLB All-Star GameThread on Jul 15 2014, 4:42p
I think your kid's onto something!
Commented on Matt Willliams on Nationals' right fielder Jayson Werth: "He can lead this club." on Jul 15 2014, 4:32p - 1 reply
Except the obvious one who will never, it seems, be put there.
Commented on Matt Willliams on Nationals' right fielder Jayson Werth: "He can lead this club." on Jul 15 2014, 3:25p - 1 reply
But then do we really want Desmond at 8?
Commented on Matt Willliams on Nationals' right fielder Jayson Werth: "He can lead this club." on Jul 15 2014, 2:38p - 2 replies
Begs the question of who would be put there instead, right?
Commented on Matt Willliams on Nationals' right fielder Jayson Werth: "He can lead this club." on Jul 15 2014, 12:28p - 3 replies
So I guess this means we'll be seeing another new format next year
Commented on MLB 2014 All-Star Home Run Derby from Target Field GameThread on Jul 15 2014, 10:23a - 1 reply
Except there's not any sane individual who would support the DH, right?
Commented on Game 92 WPA: Let them eat Tastykake! Nats 5, FF 3 on Jul 14 2014, 4:54p - 1 reply
and it is certainly my hope that you're not actually trying to make an argument
Commented on Game 92 WPA: Let them eat Tastykake! Nats 5, FF 3 on Jul 14 2014, 4:52p - 1 reply
I think it pretty much also correlates nicely with the VASTLY improved defense.
Commented on Washington Nationals finish first-half 51-42: "We're happy with where we're at." - Matt Williams on Jul 14 2014, 4:39p
?? Sorry RobBob, I'm still lost
Commented on Game 92 WPA: Let them eat Tastykake! Nats 5, FF 3 on Jul 14 2014, 4:31p - 1 reply
I have no idea what you're saying about NBA attendance
Commented on Game 92 WPA: Let them eat Tastykake! Nats 5, FF 3 on Jul 14 2014, 2:13p - 1 reply
Thanks, Patrick!
Commented on Nationals' set-up man Tyler Clippard named an All-Star for the second time on Jul 14 2014, 1:48p
Happy for Clip
Commented on Nationals' set-up man Tyler Clippard named an All-Star for the second time on Jul 14 2014, 1:12p - 4 replies
Possibly the worst-called strike zone I have seen in the last decade.
Commented on Game 89 WPA: Alone in first. Nats 6, Others 2 on Jul 10 2014, 9:23a - 1 reply
OTOH
Commented on Nationals' lineup in OPACY: Ryan Zimmerman serving as DH tonight vs Orioles on Jul 10 2014, 8:48a
and benefitting from Canadians in general.
Commented on Wire Taps: Battle of the Beltways shifts to OPACY; Nationals and Orioles back at it on Jul 9 2014, 2:30p - 1 reply
I'd give you a rec
Commented on Nationals Trade Rumors: Nats in market for Ian Desmond's eventual replacement? on Jul 8 2014, 1:20p
It does speak well to the overall strength of the rotation, doesn't it?
Commented on Game 88 WPA: Nice job, Mets. Nats 2, Others 8 on Jul 8 2014, 1:11p
To be fair to the organization
Commented on Nationals Trade Rumors: Nats in market for Ian Desmond's eventual replacement? on Jul 8 2014, 1:06p - 1 reply
Not to put too fine a point on it:
Commented on Game 88 WPA: Nice job, Mets. Nats 2, Others 8 on Jul 8 2014, 12:55p - 2 replies
Well, I cannot agree that keeping the other team from scoring any runs is "irrelevant" these days
Commented on Game 88 WPA: Nice job, Mets. Nats 2, Others 8 on Jul 8 2014, 12:34p - 1 reply
I think you missed the sarcasm font for Mr. Lombardozzi by charliemike
Commented on Wire Taps: Orioles take Battle of the Beltways opener in Nationals Park on Jul 8 2014, 12:27p
Let me revise the thought, then
Commented on Game 88 WPA: Nice job, Mets. Nats 2, Others 8 on Jul 8 2014, 12:25p
No, he doesn't need to have had three no-hitters by now
Commented on Game 88 WPA: Nice job, Mets. Nats 2, Others 8 on Jul 8 2014, 10:19a - 1 reply
Maybe they'll have LaRoche there next year again....
Commented on Jordan Zimmermann named to NL roster for 2014 MLB All Star Game! Anthony Rendon in Final Vote. on Jul 7 2014, 2:13p - 1 reply
I agree with wreckhouse's comments on using the snub of the Nats team as motivation
Commented on Jordan Zimmermann named to NL roster for 2014 MLB All Star Game! Anthony Rendon in Final Vote. on Jul 7 2014, 10:08a
Not sure 5 o'clock shadow counts as grit
Commented on It's a little late for a campaign, but #VoteRendon on Jun 26 2014, 4:29p
With word out on the street that the D-Backs may have a fire sale
Commented on It's a little late for a campaign, but #VoteRendon on Jun 26 2014, 2:42p - 1 reply
If you need a shutout, JZimm's the way to go based on recent work
Commented on This is not the Stephen Strasburg the Nationals were looking for... on Jun 26 2014, 2:19p
Possibly Zimmermann wouldn't want that "greater exposure"
Commented on Jordan Zimmermann is getting better on Jun 26 2014, 10:58a - 1 reply
Well, THAT should light up this board...
Commented on This is not the Stephen Strasburg the Nationals were looking for... on Jun 26 2014, 10:21a - 2 replies
Evil, evil Cox!
Commented on Game 76 WPA: How about now? Nats 4, MIL 2 on Jun 26 2014, 8:56a
Wait, are we sure our guys are even awake yet?
Commented on Washington Nationals at Milwaukee Brewers: GameThread 77 of 162 on Jun 25 2014, 1:57p - 1 reply
0-20 last night, right?
Commented on Nationals call up RHP Taylor Hill, Designate Greg Dobbs for assignment on Jun 25 2014, 1:02p
You just blew my mind
Commented on Nationals' bullpen "gassed" after 16-inning win over the Brewers in Milwaukee on Jun 25 2014, 12:58p
Solid!
Commented on Nationals' bullpen "gassed" after 16-inning win over the Brewers in Milwaukee on Jun 25 2014, 12:51p
Does the GIF Oracle ever generate something that it NOT a complete non sequitor?
Commented on Nationals' bullpen "gassed" after 16-inning win over the Brewers in Milwaukee on Jun 25 2014, 12:36p - 1 reply
There have been discussions on other threads about what's out there as a 2B
Commented on Nationals' bullpen "gassed" after 16-inning win over the Brewers in Milwaukee on Jun 25 2014, 12:34p - 1 reply
This makes me sad.
Commented on Nationals' bullpen "gassed" after 16-inning win over the Brewers in Milwaukee on Jun 25 2014, 12:31p - 1 reply
All the right moves.
Commented on Game 76 WPA: How about now? Nats 4, MIL 2 on Jun 25 2014, 12:26p
I was one of the laddies standing behind the bike sheds, BTW
Commented on Nationals 4-2 over Brewers on Ryan Zimmerman's 16th inning home run! #TKCHZ! on Jun 25 2014, 12:25p
Indeed, supposedly MW did have a different reason
Commented on Nationals 3-0 over Brewers in Miller Park: Gio Gonzalez with six scoreless for win on Jun 25 2014, 11:35a - 1 reply
How about Zim's catch in LF????
Commented on Nationals 4-2 over Brewers on Ryan Zimmerman's 16th inning home run! #TKCHZ! on Jun 25 2014, 10:44a - 1 reply
and, of course, acknowledges reality.
Commented on Nationals 3-0 over Brewers in Miller Park: Gio Gonzalez with six scoreless for win on Jun 24 2014, 3:07p
One would think that the existence of pitch track
Commented on Nationals 3-0 over Brewers in Miller Park: Gio Gonzalez with six scoreless for win on Jun 24 2014, 3:06p
That is an interesting observation.
Commented on Nationals 3-0 over Brewers in Miller Park: Gio Gonzalez with six scoreless for win on Jun 24 2014, 3:04p
I think we can agree that strike zone is a problem
Commented on Nationals 3-0 over Brewers in Miller Park: Gio Gonzalez with six scoreless for win on Jun 24 2014, 3:04p
Let's face it
Commented on Nationals 3-0 over Brewers in Miller Park: Gio Gonzalez with six scoreless for win on Jun 24 2014, 12:46p - 2 replies
Agreed that Lucroy did a very good job of framing that pitch.
Commented on Nationals 3-0 over Brewers in Miller Park: Gio Gonzalez with six scoreless for win on Jun 24 2014, 11:16a
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