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#101 '7'

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:10 PM

Of course Wright has a fracture in his pinky...why would it be anything else? Baseball gods intervene again, dump more cold water on the unluckiest franchise in the history of sports (since october 06 at least!)

and we just can't get rid of bay fast enough. What a waste!

Edited by '7', 10 April 2012 - 08:11 PM.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:51 PM

Wow is Ike in a hell of a funk right now. That was a tough spot to put him in.
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 09:14 PM

Of course Wright has a fracture in his pinky...why would it be anything else? Baseball gods intervene again, dump more cold water on the unluckiest franchise in the history of sports (since october 06 at least!)

and we just can't get rid of bay fast enough. What a waste!


Yeah, tough break with Wright.

Yeah, Bay really sucks.
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THE NHL MUST LOVE THE DEVILS - from who else? A RANGER fan!
[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 09:14 PM

Of course Wright has a fracture in his pinky...why would it be anything else? Baseball gods intervene again, dump more cold water on the unluckiest franchise in the history of sports (since october 06 at least!)

and we just can't get rid of bay fast enough. What a waste!


Yeah, tough break with Wright.

Yeah, Bay really sucks.
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THE NHL MUST LOVE THE DEVILS - from who else? A RANGER fan!
[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 02:30 PM

Strasburg is pretty filthy. Looks like we'll be 4-2 heading into the Philly weekend series. The home plate umpiring today has been horrendous.

At least Santana looked great again. He struggled with his control early (again, home plate umpire didn't help) but settled in and racked up a bunch of strikeouts and swinging strikes.
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Posted 11 April 2012 - 02:43 PM

Man the middle of the order has been pathetic.
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Posted 11 April 2012 - 03:09 PM

Man the middle of the order has been pathetic.

Yep, doesn't help that Davis and Duda have combined for just 4 hits on the season and 1 hit in the entire series. This lineup, especially without Wright, is very vulnerable to late-game matchups too.

4-2 is still a lot better than I would have expected through 6 games, but things may come crashing down pretty fast on this next road trip the more lefties get thrown our way and the more Wright misses time.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:42 PM

Wow, Murphy may have turned himself into a pretty good hitter, but he is a trainwreck in the field. The poor guy can't play a position. Duda and Murph should open a butcher shop together after they retire.

5-2...we all know this won't last, but 4-0 against the Braves and Phillies is a nice surprise to start the season.
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THE NHL MUST LOVE THE DEVILS - from who else? A RANGER fan!
[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:51 PM

Wright seems DL-bound, unfortunately. Sounds like Murphy will move over to his natural position, 3B. This still sucks; more at bats for Turner and Cedeno is no bueno. Josh Satin is the likely call-up.

Even though the defense takes a hit, I would've just promote Zach Lutz and start him at 3B. The lineup could really use some right-handed pop right now.

Edited by nmigliore, 13 April 2012 - 08:53 PM.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:49 PM

well if wright is DL'd then it probably will be retroactive right? So he'll prob be out what? 10-11 days or so? I'm relieved he doesn't need surgery
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Posted 14 April 2012 - 04:45 PM

Wright looks fine to me. :D
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Posted 14 April 2012 - 05:53 PM

Yeah that was stunning; everybody figured he was going to the DL. What a game by Wright.

No matter what happens tomorrow, gotta be very happy about this series.
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Posted 15 April 2012 - 06:33 AM

Yeah that was stunning; everybody figured he was going to the DL. What a game by Wright.

No matter what happens tomorrow, gotta be very happy about this series.


Mets could lose 10-0 today and I'd still be happy. Considering that Pelfrey is starting today, they probably will.

Good for Wright...ups his trade value and makes the team fun to watch for now...win-win.

Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 15 April 2012 - 06:38 AM.

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[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 02:45 PM

Let's just say team defense isn't our thing.

6-3.

Edit: And seriously, Miguel Batista needs to be dumped fast. His inclusion on this roster was an Omar Minaya-like decision.

Edited by nmigliore, 15 April 2012 - 03:21 PM.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:50 PM

Let's just say team defense isn't our thing.

6-3.

Edit: And seriously, Miguel Batista needs to be dumped fast. His inclusion on this roster was an Omar Minaya-like decision.


10 baserunners in 2.2 innings...yikes.

And Pelf has now allowed 18 hits in 11.2 innings (.346 BA), and 975 of them in 882.2 innings for his career. Suffice it to say Pelf fools no one on the mound...he's in for a long year. As much as I can understand why the Mets hoped for otherwise, it's clear that 2008 and 2010 were due to good luck more than anything else.
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[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 12:00 PM

7-3...and 4-0 against the Braves...such a pleasant surprise.
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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 01:24 PM

Pretty ugly weather, pitching, defense, and baserunning today. Hard to win with that.

7-5. I'll be at Saturday's game.
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Posted 18 April 2012 - 01:31 PM

It's starting to feel like Turner Field again...oh well...
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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 01:36 PM

Ugly game, Santana and Dickey getting shelled is concerning to say the least. Pretty good sports week for me going to games 3+4 and citi field friday
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Posted 18 April 2012 - 02:07 PM

Man, Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been excellent. His propensity for striking out worries me a little, and I'm trying not to get too excited over ~35 plate appearances, but it's looking more and more difficult to send him back down once Torres is healthy.
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