NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby Bertz » Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:31 am

I have a feeling Josh Hader's twitter account is about to be featured prominently in this thread
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby UMFan83 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:41 am

Bertz wrote:I have a feeling Josh Hader's twitter account is about to be featured prominently in this thread


Ouch. How are people just now finding this and how did he not delete this horsefeathers when he became somewhat well known? He must really want this message out there



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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby PackLandVA » Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:24 am

Yelich hits a tater off of Kershaw to tie the game at 2 in the bottom of the 6th. Torn on who to root for. Would like to see the Brewers continue to fade. But at the same time, I'd like to see the Dodgers cool off a bit.
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby Bryant's Disco Ball » Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:33 am

PackLandVA wrote:Yelich hits a tater off of Kershaw to tie the game at 2 in the bottom of the 6th. Torn on who to root for. Would like to see the Brewers continue to fade. But at the same time, I'd like to see the Dodgers cool off a bit.


Not directed at you, but this seems really stupid. Who the hell cares how hot the Dodgers are?
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby PackLandVA » Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:36 am

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PackLandVA wrote:Yelich hits a tater off of Kershaw to tie the game at 2 in the bottom of the 6th. Torn on who to root for. Would like to see the Brewers continue to fade. But at the same time, I'd like to see the Dodgers cool off a bit.


Not directed at you, but this seems really stupid. Who the hell cares how hot the Dodgers are?


Would like to see the Cubs be the #1 seed. Dodgers have been playing great after a rough start. Obviously, if the Cubs take care of their own business, it doesn't matter what any teams do. Also, I don't particularly like the Dodgers and don't mind seeing them suck.
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby Bryant's Disco Ball » Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:38 am

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PackLandVA wrote:Yelich hits a tater off of Kershaw to tie the game at 2 in the bottom of the 6th. Torn on who to root for. Would like to see the Brewers continue to fade. But at the same time, I'd like to see the Dodgers cool off a bit.


Not directed at you, but this seems really stupid. Who the hell cares how hot the Dodgers are?


Would like to see the Cubs be the #1 seed. Dodgers have been playing great after a rough start. Obviously, if the Cubs take care of their own business, it doesn't matter what any teams do. Also, I don't particularly like the Dodgers and don't mind seeing them suck.


I just think we need to stay more focused. Any time an NL West team is playing any NL Central team that is anywhere near the top of the division in July, we damn well better be cheering for the NL West team.
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby PackLandVA » Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:41 am

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Not directed at you, but this seems really stupid. Who the hell cares how hot the Dodgers are?


Would like to see the Cubs be the #1 seed. Dodgers have been playing great after a rough start. Obviously, if the Cubs take care of their own business, it doesn't matter what any teams do. Also, I don't particularly like the Dodgers and don't mind seeing them suck.


I just think we need to stay more focused. Any time an NL West team is playing any NL Central team that is anywhere near the top of the division in July, we damn well better be cheering for the NL West team.


I get what you're saying, but I don't need to be focused. I'm just a dude. But hopefully the Cubs dugout doesn't really give a flip about the Brewers game. 8-)
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby Bryant's Disco Ball » Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:42 am

PackLandVA wrote:
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PackLandVA wrote:
Would like to see the Cubs be the #1 seed. Dodgers have been playing great after a rough start. Obviously, if the Cubs take care of their own business, it doesn't matter what any teams do. Also, I don't particularly like the Dodgers and don't mind seeing them suck.


I just think we need to stay more focused. Any time an NL West team is playing any NL Central team that is anywhere near the top of the division in July, we damn well better be cheering for the NL West team.


I get what you're saying, but I don't need to be focused. I'm just a dude. But hopefully the Cubs dugout doesn't really give a flip about the Brewers game. 8-)


Also a good point.
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby PackLandVA » Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:57 pm

Pirates have won 9 in a row.

Super hot Reds have suddenly lost 4 in a row.

Cardinals suck.

Brewers are who they are supposed to be.
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby PackLandVA » Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:57 am

Butt Norris just gave up a game-tying solo shot in the bottom of the 9th with 2 outs. 1-1 tie in Cincy.

And not the bags are loaded for a Dilson.

And now the game is over. Walk off!

Cards suck! Butt Norris sucks! Wonder if Hicks gets to yell at him.
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby SouthSideRyan » Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:50 am

The Cardinals wouldn't make a 16-team playoff if the season ended today.
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:20 pm

SouthSideRyan wrote:The Cardinals wouldn't make a 16-team playoff if the season ended today.


If the season ended today, the only NL teams not to have made the playoffs more recently than the Cardinals would be the Marlins, Padres, Pirates, and Reds.
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby SouthSideRyan » Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:35 pm

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:
SouthSideRyan wrote:The Cardinals wouldn't make a 16-team playoff if the season ended today.


If the season ended today, the only NL teams not to have made the playoffs more recently than the Cardinals would be the Marlins, Padres, Pirates, and Reds.


Change that wording. Only the Marlins, Padres, and Reds have longer droughts
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby CubInOK » Tue Jul 24, 2018 2:53 pm

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:
SouthSideRyan wrote:The Cardinals wouldn't make a 16-team playoff if the season ended today.


If the season ended today, the only NL teams not to have made the playoffs more recently than the Cardinals would be the Marlins, Padres, Pirates, and Reds.

I love how Kyle Schwarber crushed the souls, hopes, and dreams of 2 of the 5 teams on this list.
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby The Logan » Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:28 pm

CubInOK wrote:
Transmogrified Tiger wrote:
SouthSideRyan wrote:The Cardinals wouldn't make a 16-team playoff if the season ended today.


If the season ended today, the only NL teams not to have made the playoffs more recently than the Cardinals would be the Marlins, Padres, Pirates, and Reds.

I love how Kyle Schwarber crushed the souls, hopes, and dreams of 2 of the 5 teams on this list.


Hey, 3 of 5 teams. #NVR4GET

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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby Jaxbro » Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:59 am

Reds got a decent return from the Braves for Adam Duvall. Get Lucas Sims Matt Wisler and Preston Tucker
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Postby We Got The Whole 9 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:08 am

That dude cannot get on base. This return is shocking.
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Postby Cubswin11 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:12 am

Jaxbro wrote:Reds got a decent return from the Braves for Adam Duvall. Get Lucas Sims Matt Wisler and Preston Tucker

In like 2013 when those guys were real prospects, maybe. Haven’t they all flamed out pretty much??
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby abmillis » Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:35 am

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Jaxbro wrote:Reds got a decent return from the Braves for Adam Duvall. Get Lucas Sims Matt Wisler and Preston Tucker

In like 2013 when those guys were real prospects, maybe. Haven’t they all flamed out pretty much??


Maybe, but Duvall has been awful this year and doesn’t have a place in their OF. Taking a chance on Wisler and Sims is worth it since their pitching sucks.
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby PackLandVA » Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:52 am

Cards walk off homer in bottom of 10th, beat Rockies 5-4. Ozuna with the blast.

And VBs are cruising against the Dodgers in LA. That stretch outta the ASB is gonna kill the VBs.
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Postby ConstableRabbit » Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:52 pm

PackLandVA wrote:Cards walk off homer in bottom of 10th, beat Rockies 5-4. Ozuna with the blast.

And VBs are cruising against the Dodgers in LA. That stretch outta the ASB is gonna kill the VBs.

Quit being a Hader. We haven’t even gotten to the super soft part of our schedule.
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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby PackLandVA » Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:48 pm

ConstableRabbit wrote:
PackLandVA wrote:Cards walk off homer in bottom of 10th, beat Rockies 5-4. Ozuna with the blast.

And VBs are cruising against the Dodgers in LA. That stretch outta the ASB is gonna kill the VBs.

Quit being a Hader. We haven’t even gotten to the super soft part of our schedule.


I'm not being a Hader or a Hater. My commentary is about the VBs. They're playing well, and outside of a losing streak right before the ASB, they've played well pretty much the entire year....so far.

I guess it's fine to point out the VBs warts. But if there's comments about those warts not always being accurate, then shame on the poster.
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Postby The Logan » Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:23 am

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Re: NL Central Also-Rans: Reds, Brewers, Pirates

Postby David » Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:55 pm

Duke Silver wrote:https://twitter.com/fran_cervelli/status/1024494794935074816


i'm sure mojo will insist that this, too, is not a subtle (well, it's definitely not that) shot at the cubs though
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