2019 Fightin' Phils Back to Relevancy Thread

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I actually watched that shit show last night. I particularly enjoyed Paternity Leave's second AB. He comes up with a man on third, two outs, 0-0 game in the third. He's strikes out on three pitches, looking at all three. Of all the times not to swing wildly, he picks the time where a single would have been great.

And of course Nola was left in too long, somewhere around 105 pitches, and the bullpen brings in their usual batting practice flunkies.


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I got to see a Rhys Hoskins base hit (and two more). That doesn't happen every day, so there was that.


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Cold, hard numbers for the Phillies:

3.5 games out of the wildcard
29 games remain; 18 on the road
7 left against ATL, 5 against WAS, 5 against NYM, 3 against FLA

Meanwhile, the Cubbies only have 14 left outside the friendly confines, and the only team they play with a winning record in Sept is STL.



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Ah yes. Watching the Phils bullpen blow yet another lead, but this time on national TV.

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...aaaand Neris blows it. Sweet.
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And now the Mets bullpen does its thing. Phils lead by three. Neris to get another chance in the 9th. :lol:.


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93henfan wrote:And now the Mets bullpen does its thing. Phils lead by three. Neris to get another chance in the 9th. :lol:.


Neris knocks them down in order for the win. All is forgiven.
Neris picks up a blown save and a win on the same night! :lol:
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I was at the game Sunday night - Mets fans are annoying....
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bluehenbillk wrote:I was at the game Sunday night - Mets fans are annoying....
But at least they have a pulse, unlike Washington fans.
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Looks like the "ace" went poopy down his leg again yesterday, spotting the Reds a 5-0 lead. Tough to win games when that's your "ace".
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93henfan wrote:Looks like the "ace" went poopy down his leg again yesterday, spotting the Reds a 5-0 lead. Tough to win games when that's your "ace".
But the offense bailed him out, only to see the bullpen cough it up on a couple of late homers — one by a relief pitcher. :wall:

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Nola is not the problem with the team, obviously, but you do want your "ace" closer to a 3 than a 4 ERA, particularly in the NL. Nola is a solid 2 or 3 man, but not the stud you want to go to in an all-the--marbles scenario.
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93henfan wrote:Nola is not the problem with the team, obviously, but you do want your "ace" closer to a 3 than a 4 ERA, particularly in the NL. Nola is a solid 2 or 3 man, but not the stud you want to go to in an all-the--marbles scenario.
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Why I'm even paying attention, I'm not sure, but boy are the Phillies about to piss away a great outing by Nola. Scoreless through 6, the BoSox finally get to him in the 7th.

Meanwhile, Paternity Leave and crew can't manage a single run through six.

Good job, losers.



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Nola even got out of a bases loaded, one out jam in the top of the 7th without relief.

Phils did get him one run for a no-decision in the bottom of the 7th.

But damn, that should have been a W. Get him a couple of damn runs early,
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