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Why grrrr?
Commented on Wire Taps: Nationals win eighth straight, turn to Tanner Roark looking for no.9 on Aug 20 2014, 1:07p - 1 reply
Pitchers get their own award, but so do hitters.
Commented on Game 124 WPA: Now that's more like it. Nats 8, DBs 1 on Aug 20 2014, 12:24a - 1 reply
Federal Baseball is the only place for me.
Commented on Nationals win eighth straight, 8-1 over Diamondbacks: Stephen Strasburg solid through eight in D.C. on Aug 19 2014, 11:14p - 3 replies
Quibble: Laroche was 0/4, BB
Commented on Nationals win eighth straight, 8-1 over Diamondbacks: Stephen Strasburg solid through eight in D.C. on Aug 19 2014, 10:19p - 1 reply
True.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:54p
Hm.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:52p - 1 reply
Phillies fans haven't felt like the division "belonged" to them since about midway through 2012.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:50p
I'd boo, but... you know...
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:47p - 1 reply
I'd actually like to see some data on that.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:46p - 1 reply
So... let Stras go for the CG?
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:44p - 3 replies
Just IMO.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:42p
Yeah, one of the guys at TC said that
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:41p
Well, with no runners on, Slaten would presumably put up zeroes.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:39p
lol
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:38p
Meh.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:37p - 2 replies
Thornton won't last, but Cabrera's playing basically his career averages.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:34p
Can we talk about Asdrubal Cabrera?
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:29p - 2 replies
That helps!
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:26p - 1 reply
Well, this game is just what the doctor ordered.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:24p - 2 replies
Fair enough.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:21p
Technically.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:17p - 2 replies
I'd laugh if it was Ryan Mattheus.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:15p - 1 reply
Been married about a year and a half
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Arizona Diamondbacks: GameThread 124 of 162 on Aug 19 2014, 9:15p
On the one hand, I can see a case for that.
Commented on Nationals' Tuesday night lineup: Jose Lobaton catching Stephen Strasburg again on Aug 19 2014, 6:18p - 1 reply
Yes.
Commented on A Digression From Whinging (some positive waves for your Monday) on Aug 19 2014, 10:25a
So might Hairston.
Commented on Nationals sign Nate Schierholtz to a minor league deal on Aug 18 2014, 6:19p - 1 reply
My favorite thing is Ross Detwiler's salvaged season.
Commented on A Digression From Whinging (some positive waves for your Monday) on Aug 18 2014, 6:13p
No Subject
Commented on Nationals' closer Rafael Soriano hears boos after blown save, but Nats rally to win on Aug 18 2014, 3:11p
Is that sulking, or not doing his job?
Commented on Nationals' closer Rafael Soriano hears boos after blown save, but Nats rally to win on Aug 18 2014, 12:52p - 1 reply
Sorry, I didn't realize you were so knowledgeable.
Commented on Nationals' closer Rafael Soriano hears boos after blown save, but Nats rally to win on Aug 18 2014, 11:47a - 2 replies
I think it's an inarguable fact that more than "some" of the fanbase has not accepted and will not ever accept Soriano.
Commented on Nationals' closer Rafael Soriano hears boos after blown save, but Nats rally to win on Aug 18 2014, 11:44a - 1 reply
If you thought there was such a "size" argument, you should reread the article.
Commented on Derek Jeter is far better than Honus Wagner, and that's final on Aug 18 2014, 11:16a
Overpaying Soriano to avoid paying Clippard and Storen doesn't make sense.
Commented on Nationals' closer Rafael Soriano hears boos after blown save, but Nats rally to win on Aug 18 2014, 10:19a - 3 replies
Of course you have the right to.
Commented on Nationals 6-5 over Pirates for three-game sweep on walk-off sac fly by Scott Hairston on Aug 18 2014, 1:04a - 1 reply
Agree with this.
Commented on Nationals' Denard Span's hot streak answers fans' prayers on Aug 14 2014, 12:27p - 1 reply
Especially considering the criticism Williams has taken from fans
Commented on Nationals 3-2 over Mets for 10th straight win in Citi Field on Aug 14 2014, 12:56a
If we played in the AL, we would have a ninth full-time hitter for the role.
Commented on Washington Nationals at New York Mets: GameThread 118 of 162 on Aug 13 2014, 7:55p
We still have some years of control of Espinosa, and he has options left.
Commented on Nationals Injury Update: Jayson Werth should avoid DL stint, "kind of day-to-day" according to Mike Rizzo on Aug 13 2014, 6:45p - 1 reply
That All Star fanfest video was great.
Commented on Nationals' prospect Lucas Giolito has "best raw talent" amongst pitching prospects according to MLB.com's Jim Callis on Aug 13 2014, 6:40p
Home runs are not considered "in play"
Commented on Game 117 WPA: The unironically triumphant debut of Michael Taylor. Nats 7, Mets 1 on Aug 13 2014, 10:50a
Much like Harper's biggest failing is that he is not Mike Trout,
Commented on The case for: Nationals' starter Stephen Strasburg on Aug 12 2014, 6:31p
Yes, it does happen to every team.
Commented on Nationals' Asst GM Doug Harris talks Michael Taylor, Lucas Giolito, A.J. Cole on Minors and Majors on Aug 12 2014, 3:25a - 1 reply
It's possible that having him in the low minors allows them the luxury.
Commented on Nationals' Asst GM Doug Harris talks Michael Taylor, Lucas Giolito, A.J. Cole on Minors and Majors on Aug 11 2014, 8:31p
I'm not positing an otherwise average team.
Commented on Braves 3-1 over Nationals: Alex Wood K's 12 in series finale in Turner Field on Aug 11 2014, 5:26p - 1 reply
With our pitching staff, a lineup of 8 Espinosas probably COULD reach 79-83.
Commented on Braves 3-1 over Nationals: Alex Wood K's 12 in series finale in Turner Field on Aug 11 2014, 3:49p - 2 replies
Sabermetrics isn't the point.
Commented on Braves 3-1 over Nationals: Alex Wood K's 12 in series finale in Turner Field on Aug 11 2014, 3:43p
Do the work like this then:
Commented on Braves 3-1 over Nationals: Alex Wood K's 12 in series finale in Turner Field on Aug 11 2014, 3:01a - 2 replies
We're not evenly matched.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves: GameThread 116 of 162 on Aug 10 2014, 11:32p
Maybe Stammen's not the "MVP" for real
Commented on Nationals 5-3 over the Mets in 13 innings on Bryce Harper's walk-off home run on Aug 7 2014, 5:34p - 1 reply
Since Rizzo took the helm, he has made exactly two "panic" moves that I can think of.
Commented on Game 103 WPA: Disastrous collapse. Nats 6, Fish 7 on Jul 29 2014, 2:33p - 2 replies
That's the kind of medicine we need around here.
Commented on Game 103 WPA: Disastrous collapse. Nats 6, Fish 7 on Jul 29 2014, 2:22p - 1 reply
Hitting into a double play is largely out of a hitter's control though.
Commented on Which teams make frustrating plays the most frequently? on Jul 29 2014, 2:18p
Riggs quit.
Commented on Wire Taps: Nationals in Miami to start three-game set with Marlins on Jul 28 2014, 12:54p - 1 reply
I'd like Beltre too.
Commented on Nationals trade rumors: Nats inquired about Adrian Beltre? Scouts in St. Pete for Red Sox/Rays? on Jul 26 2014, 4:31p - 2 replies
If awkward fielding was the issue, he wouldn't be turning to Frandsen.
Commented on Nationals' starter Tanner Roark shuts Reds down in series opener in Cincinnati on Jul 26 2014, 4:23p
That's an argument in favor of randomness, not against it.
Commented on Nationals' starter Stephen Strasburg continues to struggle away from Washington on Jul 25 2014, 2:51p
I'm not arguing that it wouldn't be nice to have another good hitter.
Commented on Can Zach Walters make the Nationals change their plans for Ryan Zimmerman's DL stint? on Jul 25 2014, 2:46p - 1 reply
Why is random distribution of terrible starts not logically plausible?
Commented on Nationals' starter Stephen Strasburg continues to struggle away from Washington on Jul 25 2014, 2:08p - 1 reply
I get it.
Commented on Can Zach Walters make the Nationals change their plans for Ryan Zimmerman's DL stint? on Jul 25 2014, 1:54p - 1 reply
Again, as nice as it would be to be better than middle-of-the-pack (which we already are, arguably)
Commented on Can Zach Walters make the Nationals change their plans for Ryan Zimmerman's DL stint? on Jul 25 2014, 1:22p - 2 replies
The old "work on your reading comprehension" maneuvre, on the other hand, is both manly and mature.
Commented on Game 99 WPA: Something of a farce. Nats 4, Rox 6 on Jul 24 2014, 5:48p
Well that's the issue.
Commented on Rockies avoid season and series sweep with 6-4 win over Nationals in Coors Field on Jul 24 2014, 2:13p
The tone of your response seems pretty out of proportion to mine.
Commented on Game 99 WPA: Something of a farce. Nats 4, Rox 6 on Jul 24 2014, 1:57p - 1 reply
Very little this team does implies any familiarity with "geekermetrics".
Commented on Game 99 WPA: Something of a farce. Nats 4, Rox 6 on Jul 24 2014, 1:29p
Okay, now what I'm reading into this comment is "none of the regulars can ever have days off".
Commented on Game 99 WPA: Something of a farce. Nats 4, Rox 6 on Jul 24 2014, 1:20p - 1 reply
Nobody conceded anything.
Commented on Game 99 WPA: Something of a farce. Nats 4, Rox 6 on Jul 24 2014, 10:29a - 1 reply
Those 20 ABs have come at a rate of two or three a week.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 99 of 162 on Jul 23 2014, 5:03p - 1 reply
I know, right?
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 98 of 162 on Jul 22 2014, 11:48p
The problem with pitching in Coors isn't just that balls travel in the thin air.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 98 of 162 on Jul 22 2014, 8:56p
An explanation isn't necessary.
Commented on The Nationals' walk-off win in GIFs, + Bryce Harper staring contest, + Elmo dancing? on Jul 21 2014, 6:23p
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