2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby GannonFan » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:05 am

Yup, the weekend was the final nail in the coffin, which was already pretty much shut anyway. No fight in these guys down the stretch. Probably end up with 83-86 wins, they'll say they're pointed in the right direction, and head off to their winter homes. Without a heckuva lot of pitching help for next year, could be pretty much the same, with maybe a few more wins.
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby 89Hen » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:24 am

GannonFan wrote:Yup, the weekend was the final nail in the coffin, which was already pretty much shut anyway. No fight in these guys down the stretch. Probably end up with 83-86 wins, they'll say they're pointed in the right direction, and head off to their winter homes. Without a heckuva lot of pitching help for next year, could be pretty much the same, with maybe a few more wins.

Would love it if the Phils mailed in the upcoming 5 game set in DC. :thumb:
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby GannonFan » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:37 am

89Hen wrote:
GannonFan wrote:Yup, the weekend was the final nail in the coffin, which was already pretty much shut anyway. No fight in these guys down the stretch. Probably end up with 83-86 wins, they'll say they're pointed in the right direction, and head off to their winter homes. Without a heckuva lot of pitching help for next year, could be pretty much the same, with maybe a few more wins.

Would love it if the Phils mailed in the upcoming 5 game set in DC. :thumb:


Every year is the same - the Phils can't muster enough energy and talent to stay in the race the whole year, and the Nats will lose in incredibly painful fashion early in the playoffs. Oh, and the Astros are still good. :rofl:
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:04 am

GannonFan wrote:Yup, the weekend was the final nail in the coffin, which was already pretty much shut anyway. No fight in these guys down the stretch. Probably end up with 83-86 wins, they'll say they're pointed in the right direction, and head off to their winter homes. Without a heckuva lot of pitching help for next year, could be pretty much the same, with maybe a few more wins.

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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby GannonFan » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:11 am

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GannonFan wrote:Yup, the weekend was the final nail in the coffin, which was already pretty much shut anyway. No fight in these guys down the stretch. Probably end up with 83-86 wins, they'll say they're pointed in the right direction, and head off to their winter homes. Without a heckuva lot of pitching help for next year, could be pretty much the same, with maybe a few more wins.

83-86 wins? I’ll take the under.


Playing .500 ball from here gets them to 83 wins. That's doable.
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:15 am

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Ivytalk wrote:83-86 wins? I’ll take the under.


Playing .500 ball from here gets them to 83 wins. That's doable.

But 11 games are on the road against clubs with winning records, and the last 3 are against the Marlins who have bedeviled us all year. I’m saying 81 wins tops.
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby 89Hen » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:27 am

Ivytalk wrote:
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Playing .500 ball from here gets them to 83 wins. That's doable.

But 11 games are on the road against clubs with winning records, and the last 3 are against the Marlins who have bedeviled us all year. I’m saying 81 wins tops.

Nats are in full retrograde. They peaked a little early. :(
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby GannonFan » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:30 am

Ivytalk wrote:
GannonFan wrote:
Playing .500 ball from here gets them to 83 wins. That's doable.

But 11 games are on the road against clubs with winning records, and the last 3 are against the Marlins who have bedeviled us all year. I’m saying 81 wins tops.


Look for the Phils to, now with nothing to play for, be able to beat the Marlins. That would be a typical Phillie move. :ohno:
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby GannonFan » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:31 am

89Hen wrote:
Ivytalk wrote:But 11 games are on the road against clubs with winning records, and the last 3 are against the Marlins who have bedeviled us all year. I’m saying 81 wins tops.

Nats are in full retrograde. They peaked a little early. :(


Yeah, they've been getting smoked. Not just beaten, but smoked, by the real playoff teams. Hats off to the Nats for getting into the playoffs (assuming they even hold on to that), and hats off for being slightly better than the Phillies, but come October both teams will be watching better teams still playing.
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby 89Hen » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:41 am

GannonFan wrote:
89Hen wrote:Nats are in full retrograde. They peaked a little early. :(


Yeah, they've been getting smoked. Not just beaten, but smoked, by the real playoff teams. Hats off to the Nats for getting into the playoffs (assuming they even hold on to that), and hats off for being slightly better than the Phillies, but come October both teams will be watching better teams still playing.

The Nats have absolutely nothing for the Braves, but the good news is they won't have to play them. They will lose to the Cubs, Brewers or maybe the Dodgers if we get lucky. I see a WC game where Scherzer or Stras takes them through 8 with a 2 run lead only to watch the bullpen cough it up.
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby GannonFan » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:47 am

89Hen wrote:
GannonFan wrote:
Yeah, they've been getting smoked. Not just beaten, but smoked, by the real playoff teams. Hats off to the Nats for getting into the playoffs (assuming they even hold on to that), and hats off for being slightly better than the Phillies, but come October both teams will be watching better teams still playing.

The Nats have absolutely nothing for the Braves, but the good news is they won't have to play them. They will lose to the Cubs, Brewers or maybe the Dodgers if we get lucky. I see a WC game where Scherzer or Stras takes them through 8 with a 2 run lead only to watch the bullpen cough it up.


I fully expect if the Nats get in the playoffs they will indeed find an agonizingly brutal way to lose early in the playoffs. It's just what they do.
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby Chizzang » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:47 am

The next 6 or 7 games for both teams are brutal...
Philadelphia might fall below .500 over that span

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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby 89Hen » Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:01 pm

Nats officially eliminate the Phils in the afternoon game of a double header. Would be nice if they just mailed in the next four games. :thumb:
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Postby Ivytalk » Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:28 pm

89Hen wrote:Nats officially eliminate the Phils in the afternoon game of a double header. Would be nice if they just mailed in the next four games. :thumb:

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Postby 89Hen » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:21 am

And Nats clinch with doubleheader sweep and Cubs loss. Not bad for a team that was in DFL in late May.
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby 93henfan » Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:13 am

Paternity Leave is not happy with Nats fans. Imagine that! What a pussy. I'm embarrassed for him, letting weak ass Washington fans get the best of him.

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Postby 93henfan » Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:23 am

Nats fans are classless pieces of shit, by the way:



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Postby Ivytalk » Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:49 am

93henfan wrote:Nats fans are classless pieces of shit, by the way:





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Postby GannonFan » Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:28 am

Yikers, they pulled out the "hope your kid has autism" card. Who takes the time to have that thought and then actually send it off to someone you don't even know?
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Postby 89Hen » Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:57 am

:roll: Yeah, the fanbase is horrible because of a couple social media folks? Please. The Washington fanbase as a whole is far too disinterested to label them classless. :coffee:
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Postby Ivytalk » Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:15 am

89Hen wrote::roll: Yeah, the fanbase is horrible because of a couple social media folks? Please. The Washington fanbase as a whole is far too disinterested to label them classless. :coffee:

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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby UNI88 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:42 am

93henfan wrote:Nats fans are classless pieces of shit, by the way:


So is that more or less classy than chanting Fvck Millie?

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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby GannonFan » Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:55 pm

UNI88 wrote:
93henfan wrote:Nats fans are classless pieces of shit, by the way:


So is that more or less classy than chanting Fvck Millie?


Less - you can't go after a newborn kid. Come on, common sense there UNI. :nod:
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby 89Hen » Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:30 pm

BTW...

Bryce Harper wrote:“Like I said the whole time, I’ve got 60,000 fans up in Philly that appreciate [me] as a player, appreciate me as an individual and my family as well,”


So does he think Citizens holds 60,000 or does he think he only has 60,000 fans out of a couple million that actually like him? ;)
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Re: 2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

Postby 89Hen » Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:33 pm

BTW part deux...

From what I read, the heckle at the game was "Your son would be disappointed in you." That's not even close to over the line guys if true.
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