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wreckhouse

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Nats continue to struggle when Zim is not in the picture.
Commented on Phillies 2-1 over Nationals for second straight in the nation's capital on Aug 1 2014, 9:48p
Only time will tell, but I'd bet that as more ABs are registered Harper
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 106 of 162 on Jul 31 2014, 7:36p
Thoughts about Marlon Byrd.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 106 of 162 on Jul 31 2014, 7:16p
That might work, since he hits better with rest between starts also.
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 106 of 162 on Jul 31 2014, 7:09p
Now that a deal which puts Espi on the bench has been made
Commented on Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies: GameThread 106 of 162 on Jul 31 2014, 7:01p - 1 reply
Thanks for the summary. I did notice his offense was trending downward though.
Commented on Nationals trade rumors: Nats have discussed Asdrubal Cabrera, interested in Daniel Murphy on Jul 31 2014, 3:18p - 1 reply
This is a low risk deal, maybe not bold enough, but
Commented on Nationals trade rumors: Nats have discussed Asdrubal Cabrera, interested in Daniel Murphy on Jul 31 2014, 3:12p - 1 reply
OK fellow fans. what is your take on this guy? Should I be excited?
Commented on Nationals trade rumors: Nats have discussed Asdrubal Cabrera, interested in Daniel Murphy on Jul 31 2014, 3:07p - 1 reply
OK, maybe I was thinking of another (ex) Met, Davis comes to mind. Sorry.
Commented on Nationals trade rumors: Nats have discussed Asdrubal Cabrera, interested in Daniel Murphy on Jul 31 2014, 3:02p
Maybe so, but isn't Murphy a high strikeout guy? Speaking for myself,
Commented on Nationals trade rumors: Nats have discussed Asdrubal Cabrera, interested in Daniel Murphy on Jul 31 2014, 2:58p - 2 replies
Of course, we do not have foresight, only hindsight. In real-time I liked the McClouth acquisition,
Commented on Nationals trade rumors: Nats have discussed Asdrubal Cabrera, interested in Daniel Murphy on Jul 31 2014, 2:55p - 1 reply
Well, it is not my money, and the Lerners can afford it.
Commented on Nationals trade rumors: Nats have discussed Asdrubal Cabrera, interested in Daniel Murphy on Jul 31 2014, 2:12p - 1 reply
What do we know about Prado.
Commented on Nationals trade rumors: Nats have discussed Asdrubal Cabrera, interested in Daniel Murphy on Jul 31 2014, 2:07p - 3 replies
I think the Nats should not stand pat.
Commented on Deadline deals? What's your prediction on Jul 31 2014, 11:55a - 1 reply
for Nats will make a moderate upgrade at a position of need; they won't give up any blue chips to do it though!
Voted on Jul 31 2014, 11:48a
Somewhat random thoughts:
Commented on Nationals 4-3 over Marlins to avoid sweep in Miami: Tanner Roark does it again on Jul 30 2014, 6:33p - 1 reply
Somewhat random thoughts:
Commented on Nationals 4-3 over Marlins to avoid sweep in Miami: Tanner Roark does it again on Jul 30 2014, 6:18p
Coming out of a fetal position (figuratively).
Commented on Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins: GameThread 105 of 162 on Jul 30 2014, 12:47p - 1 reply
If that really was the plan, certainly conceivable, or if it was a straight steal on Desi's part,
Commented on Reds snap seven-game losing streak with 1-0 win over Nationals: Johnny Cueto shuts Nats down on Jul 26 2014, 11:38p - 1 reply
Since it did not work, it is easy to now say that having Harper bunt was stupid.
Commented on Reds snap seven-game losing streak with 1-0 win over Nationals: Johnny Cueto shuts Nats down on Jul 26 2014, 8:55p - 2 replies
Steal if Chapman does not pay attention.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 6:32p
Good teams find a way to win games like this in many cases. Need to grind if necessary.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 6:28p
Well, we still have Espi to face Chapman late in the 9th.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 6:22p - 1 reply
If it was a bad call the whole AB was affected.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 6:20p
How about a combination of WPs and BBs to get the run?
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 6:15p
Would Dusty have done this?
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 6:13p - 2 replies
ALR lightning please. Or will Chapman appear early
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 6:13p - 1 reply
Or a Rendon double or ?
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 6:09p
Need a Span double.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 6:07p
Our secret weapon is Espi pinch hitting against Chapman. Remember the smoked double earlier in the season.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 6:05p
Yes, Gio deserves a lot better. Let's do it Nats.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 6:04p
A lose today will be a big downer for me, so I really hope someone picks up Harper,
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 6:02p
You might be right there, knowing his intensity.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 5:59p
P.S. I did not mind Harp's first base running out, but this one, yikes.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 5:57p
That base running by Harper is about as bad as it gets--save forgetting how many outs there are.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 5:55p - 2 replies
Agree+
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 5:52p
A steal here might not be a bad idea.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 5:51p
Gio keeping us in this, but Reds pitching AND defense is keeping the Nats at bay.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 5:46p - 1 reply
Nats have to shut down Reds from here on. Cueto then Chapman will be very tough
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 5:37p
Frandsen did avail himself well in that GIDP.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 5:27p
Well, there's the small ball run. Lead off doubles can be killers in very close games.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 5:25p - 1 reply
I am so glad he swung away--a bunt there was a necessity.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 5:23p - 1 reply
Not what I said--reread.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 5:04p
Looking much on 3-2 counts---not what I have seen, but are stats available for this?
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 5:03p - 1 reply
I guess he does!
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 4:59p
Does Desi ever take a 3-2 pitch?
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 4:58p - 3 replies
As has been said both pitchers are settling in.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 4:53p - 1 reply
I like what I am seeing early on with Gio--count me hopeful for him today.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 4:20p
Gio needs to have a great outing, or I suspect a win today will be quite difficult.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 4:16p - 2 replies
Play by Hamilton might turn out to really big given Cueto on the mound.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 4:14p
My expectations for the Nats having a blowout next several weeks has been dealt a blow.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: GameThread 101 of 162 on Jul 26 2014, 4:05p - 1 reply
Tanner pitched pretty well,
Commented on Nationals' starter Tanner Roark shuts Reds down in series opener in Cincinnati on Jul 26 2014, 11:42a
Desi ran a bit slow running out a grounder after a defensive play where he stretched and hit the ground trying to catch a blooper.
Commented on Nationals 4-1 over Reds in GABP: Tanner Roark dominates on the hill in Cincinnati on Jul 25 2014, 11:00p
Correction: Nats up 4 in loss column.
Commented on Nationals 4-1 over Reds in GABP: Tanner Roark dominates on the hill in Cincinnati on Jul 25 2014, 10:54p - 1 reply
Braves go down. Nats three up in loss column.
Commented on Nationals 4-1 over Reds in GABP: Tanner Roark dominates on the hill in Cincinnati on Jul 25 2014, 10:48p - 1 reply
Pitching, defense, hitting. It was all there.
Commented on Nationals 4-1 over Reds in GABP: Tanner Roark dominates on the hill in Cincinnati on Jul 25 2014, 10:19p - 1 reply
Barrett-Lobaton combination not so good. Maybe a good vaudeville act.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 99 of 162 on Jul 23 2014, 5:45p
Don't be fooled. When Espi has been resting and bats right handed he is respectable.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 99 of 162 on Jul 23 2014, 4:47p
For me, I guess it has something to do with his having multifold his normal number of strikeouts.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 99 of 162 on Jul 23 2014, 4:45p
That would get my attention at least.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 99 of 162 on Jul 23 2014, 4:29p
Nats seem to be sleep walking.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 99 of 162 on Jul 23 2014, 4:27p - 2 replies
Carp mentioned "hot Washington offense"
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 99 of 162 on Jul 23 2014, 4:14p
Maybe, but I do not want to believe that. If there is any truth
Commented on Game 98 WPA: I'd call it a comeback. Nats 7, Rox 4 on Jul 23 2014, 10:29a - 1 reply
Even though the Nats won the game, the non-reversal of the call on Harper
Commented on Game 98 WPA: I'd call it a comeback. Nats 7, Rox 4 on Jul 23 2014, 10:15a - 1 reply
It just isn't fair.
Commented on Game 98 WPA: I'd call it a comeback. Nats 7, Rox 4 on Jul 23 2014, 10:09a - 1 reply
Is it just me, or is there something to the idea that
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 98 of 162 on Jul 22 2014, 10:45p - 2 replies
The value of getting to third--thanks Desi.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 98 of 162 on Jul 22 2014, 10:14p
Using 50-50 I cannot disagree, but that number kind of makes this a strawman.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 98 of 162 on Jul 22 2014, 9:39p
I was speaking more generally. Yes, not so likely with Ramos.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 98 of 162 on Jul 22 2014, 9:36p
I understand this position--it is conventional, and to me conservative in the sense
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 98 of 162 on Jul 22 2014, 9:33p - 2 replies
My point is: players are so afraid of being thrown out, or just want to jog
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 98 of 162 on Jul 22 2014, 9:25p - 1 reply
I don't either, esp. since he was safe.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 98 of 162 on Jul 22 2014, 9:20p - 1 reply
Sums it up exactly for me. I am glad I was not eating when they finally made the non-reversal.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 98 of 162 on Jul 22 2014, 9:17p
I like the Nats lineup and defensive assignments a lot better tonight.
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 98 of 162 on Jul 22 2014, 8:43p - 1 reply
I hope when the Braves look up at the out-of-town scoreboard in about an hour
Commented on Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies: GameThread 98 of 162 on Jul 22 2014, 8:32p - 1 reply
I know. Poorly worded. Try this: I hope Rizzo
Commented on Nationals Trade Rumors: Nats in market for bullpen arm? Young shortstops? on Jul 22 2014, 7:53p - 2 replies
I hope Rizzo does not allow the Nats to go into another season
Commented on Nationals Trade Rumors: Nats in market for bullpen arm? Young shortstops? on Jul 22 2014, 6:57p - 1 reply
No problem. I am retired so we will go to CO and stay somewhere over the whole period of the series.
Commented on Game 97 WPA: Power up the middle. Nats 7, Rox 2 on Jul 22 2014, 5:05p
Likely within 30 mi of Salt Lake City. We will look for a condo or house next spring.
Commented on Game 97 WPA: Power up the middle. Nats 7, Rox 2 on Jul 22 2014, 1:03p - 1 reply
Next year I expect to be at all Nats games in Denver, since we are moving from Newfoundland to Utah this fall.
Commented on Game 97 WPA: Power up the middle. Nats 7, Rox 2 on Jul 22 2014, 11:41a - 1 reply
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