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GAME THREAD BRAVES/DODGERS

Discussion in 'Los Angeles DODGERS' started by irish, May 5, 2019.

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dodgers...

  1. sweep

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  2. take 2/3

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  3. lose 2/3

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  4. get swept

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  1. irish

    irish DSP Staff Member Administrator

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    GAME 1
    Mon 6 May | 7:10 pm
    Fried vs. Buehler

    GAME 2

    Tue 7 May | 7:10 pm
    Foltynewicz vs. Ryu

    GAME 3
    Wed 8 May | 7:10 pm
    Gausman vs. Kershaw
     
  2. THINKBLUE

    THINKBLUE DSP Gigolo

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    Pretty much need to get Kimbrel or someone. Not just for the "bridge" to Kenley, but perhaps to replace Kenley. Not necessarily as "closer", but as the relief ace who gets the ball at the most critical moments of each game. Sometimes that would mean bumping Kenley from the 9th if we have less than a 3-run lead.

    Almost every fly ball goes over the fence when Kenley pitches, dating back to late 2017. He is becoming a smoke and mirrors, quantitive achievement closer. No way we win a WS with him out there.

    If this F.O. is as smart as I and others give them credit for, they wont allow "roles", "reputation", ego and money get in the way of making the right decisions for this team.
     
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    VRP DSP Legend

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    Yeah go get a fucking closer one way or another, this is a joke. One of the greatest closers of all time is a free agent and every other aspect of our team is great, this is common sense.
     
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    Throw a shitload of money at Kimbrel on a one year deal.
     
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    Finski DSP Legend

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    Devil's Advocate Pt1: consistent with past FA saviors to this team, Kimbrel will be 60 day IL in a week, no?

    Devil's Advocate Pt2: after a looooong layoff, won't Kimbrel be ice cold and take until the ASB to get his A-game form?

    Devil's Advocate Pt3: asteroid strikes Dodger Stadium, destroying us all and ending the world.

    That last one is my best case scenario...
     
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    fsudog21 DSP Legend

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    Re. Pt2..........what kind of shape is he in and how close is he to being game ready?
     
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    That won't work for the luxury tax gang
     
  8. VRP

    VRP DSP Legend

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    Its funny that every Cubs fan I know is celebrating their start like they won another ring

    While we’re all pissed

    And we have the same record

    And they’re the ones who actually won a ring
     
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    Solid point, but as someone with many Chicago friends, most of whom as Cub fans ... Consider this - that fanbase is arguably the LEAST baseball savvy of any base outside of Anaheim or Denver; that fanbase thinks there are two teams in MLB; the Cubs and everybody else; that fanbase embraced the cognomen 'loveable losers' as if they were Ron Jeremy approaching his co-star for his first take; that fanbase lives in the most corrupted political cesspool in America, and they still love that town.

    Yes, I wish we had a ring in the last 30, and I won't belittle the team for managing to do what our team has not done since Reagan was Prez. But that fanbase is cluelessly rah-rah stupid.

    I'll leave you with Lee Elia's take ...

     
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    THINKBLUE DSP Gigolo

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    The fact that they won a ring is precisely why they can enjoy the little things. Once you win a WS, you're playing with house money for at least 6 years.
     
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    Going out to the game tonight.
    1-0 so far this year.
     
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    MZA MODERATOR Staff Member

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    2-1. Went to the day game where Walker whooped on the Reds. Snuck down to tell Puig he's still my boy but I hope he strikes out four times.
     
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    Hey that was the game I was at!
     
  14. irish

    irish DSP Staff Member Administrator

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    joc lf
    cody rf
    turner 3b
    seager ss
    max 1b
    taylor 2b
    vertigo cf
    barnes c
    ferris p
     
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    irish DSP Staff Member Administrator

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    i like tommy's better

     
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    MZA MODERATOR Staff Member

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    That was a good game to go to. Day drinking has always been the best.
     
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    I have my reservations about spending $15 per beer at the game. Unless you pre game hard. Lol
     
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    Buehler will be untouchable tonight, for two, possibly three innings. Possibly.
    Never mind about the other ones.
    Just never mind.
     
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    The Kurt Bevacqua rant is my favorite Tommy moment. Hard to pick among the Doug Rau, Kingman or Bevacqua rants.

     
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    Haha. I pregame with my friends, but we also by these plastic flasks that we sneak in filled with whiskey. We have like four of em so we just buy sodas and make mixed drinks. Only thing I buy at the stadium is a michelada.
     
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