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Offline John C

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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #120 on: August 19, 2005, 11:04 AM »
It will be interesting to see if any of the NL West teams can finish above .500.  If the Twins can't make the playoffs, I'll root for an under .500 team to win it all. 

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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #121 on: August 20, 2005, 12:26 AM »


I say Roger still gets it.  He's only 5 wins behind the NL win leader now, since the Astros have picked things up of late, and he's getting a little more run support now.  Plus, if they nab the Wild Card (which they're now in position to do), that'll help his cause a little.  I just see no way the voters can get around his absolutely mind-boggling ERA that's in the 1.3 range now.  That's unbelievable.  If he can get up to at least 15 wins, I think he's got a solid chance at it.  Considering the way he's still going right now, I hope he doesn't lay it up and retire.  I'd love for him to keep up this pace for another year or two...


St. Louis Cardinals SP Chris Carpenter is 9-0 with a 1.07 ERA in his last 11 starts. The team has won all 11 games.

You sure Roger deserves it?
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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #122 on: August 21, 2005, 12:12 AM »
I traded Carpenter not too long ago because my team needed some power and I *knew* he'd cool down.  Oops.  :)

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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #123 on: August 21, 2005, 08:23 AM »

Anyone else following MLB, or am I talking to myself in here?!  :P

I follow it but don't have much to say being a Tiger fan  :-X.
We did catch Griffey play in Cinncy this past Friday night.  Great seats, right on the first base side.  My son has been a Griffey fan since he was around 8 years old so he was thrilled to see him play in person.  The Reds had 4 homers while we were there (we left at the 7th inning since it was a good hours drive back to Chilly). 

I'm hoping to get up to Cleveland and see a few games there since it looks like I might finally have a team to root for that has playoff hopes ;)
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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #124 on: August 23, 2005, 10:48 PM »
Twins won tonight while being one hit by the White Sox...good thing Johan was on the mound

I wouldn't put anyone's name on the Cy Young just yet ;)

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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #125 on: August 23, 2005, 10:56 PM »
Twins won tonight while being one hit by the White Sox...good thing Johan was on the mound

I wouldn't put anyone's name on the Cy Young just yet ;)

If you're implying that Johan Santana is a candidate, you can forget about it.  He's 12-6 with a 3.20 ERA.  Those just aren't Cy Young numbers.  He'd have to win his next 6 straight starts and lower his ERA about 3/4 point.
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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #126 on: August 23, 2005, 11:05 PM »
13-6

He's also 6-1 since the All Star Break and basically pitched 3 straight shut outs.  I don't think its totally out of the question yet.  Without any real AL candidates to boot

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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #127 on: August 23, 2005, 11:15 PM »
13-6

He's also 6-1 since the All Star Break and basically pitched 3 straight shut outs.  I don't think its totally out of the question yet.  Without any real AL candidates to boot

If Santana goes 5-0 with a microscopic ERA and WHIP the rest of August and September, he could win.  But if the season ended today, Mariano Rivera would be the winner, hands down.
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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #128 on: August 23, 2005, 11:20 PM »
3rd in Wins, 1st in Ks and 4th in ERA, sounds pretty good to me, plus he's again pitching well when it counts unlike Buehrle and Garland

Rivera has the same record and # of Saves as Joe Nathan, what separates them?  Because he plays in New York?

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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #129 on: August 23, 2005, 11:39 PM »
Rivera has the same record and # of Saves as Joe Nathan, what separates them?  Because he plays in New York?

I'm going to say their ERA.  Rivera's is sitting at a minbogglingly miniscule 1.39, whereas Nathan's is at a much more robust 2.53.  That's a pretty sizeable difference there, giving Rivera the nod, hands down.

Plus, Rivera's actually got 2 more saves than Nathan too.  ;)

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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #130 on: August 24, 2005, 12:00 AM »
Right, plus Nathan's WHIP is 1.00, and Rivera's is .79, which is amazing.

Unless you're David Ortiz, you do not want to face Rivera.
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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #131 on: August 24, 2005, 12:08 AM »
Well, to me its still wide open

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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #132 on: August 24, 2005, 08:23 AM »

Unless you're David Ortiz the Boston Red Sox, you do not want to face Rivera.

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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #133 on: August 24, 2005, 09:32 AM »
So Milton Bradley is having more problems with Jeff Kent.  Both men are goofballs and it's not hard to see why the Dodgers are done.  There are two big cancers in the clubhouse.  I guess you become insane when you are named after a board game company.  I don't know what Kent's excuse is.

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Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« Reply #134 on: August 25, 2005, 10:01 AM »
Carpenter won again. 
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