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 Post subject: August 30, IGT (agaist a pitcher named Homer)
PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:42 pm 
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Homer of the 8 ERA. :D

Go Mets.

Fun Trivia.

Guess which met, since being called up is 8 for 19 with 2 walks, 2 Ks and 3 xbhs? Hint. Nearly everyone had written him off.

Mets take an early 2-0 lead.

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 Post subject: Re: August 30, IGT (agaist a pitcher named Homer)
PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:47 pm 
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Tonight's Rooster:

SS Reyes
RF Nimmo
2B Cabby
3B Wilma
C Noodlebat
1B Dom
CF Lagares
LF Matt Reynolds.

Now, there's a lineup to tank by.

P: Montero

We're going up against this guy who hasn't been much good since 2014

https://www.baseball-reference.com/play ... ho02.shtml

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 Post subject: Re: August 30, IGT (agaist a pitcher named Homer)
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Don't look now but Montero's having a solid game. 5 innings, 1 hit, 6 Ks. (3 walks, but still, I'll take it). Does he have a chance at redemption? I think he just might. Granted, the Reds are a stinkypoo team. still, He's been a bit more encouraging lately.

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 Post subject: Re: August 30, IGT (agaist a pitcher named Homer)
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Montero has looked very impressive. I know it's only the Reds, but they did put up 14 runs last night.

8 innings 1 hit ball.

Sadly it's a 2-0 game and smells like a game Montero will somehow find a way to lose. Hope I am wrong.


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 Post subject: Re: August 30, IGT (agaist a pitcher named Homer)
PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:24 pm 
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Smiths bat has not once looked quick or generated any real power. Its ugly right now for him. They are seriously going to have to add good pieces around him to compensate until he hopefully figures things out next year.

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 Post subject: Re: August 30, IGT (agaist a pitcher named Homer)
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We need a base hit here.

#tankwatch

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nice job Ramos to come in and close it out for Montero who deserves the win.


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 Post subject: Re: August 30, IGT (agaist a pitcher named Homer)
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Ralf wrote:
We need a base hit here.

#tankwatch


Solid job by Ramos. Worth the non-tank result to see that.

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 Post subject: Re: August 30, IGT (agaist a pitcher named Homer)
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What an outing for Montero!!! So happy for the guy.


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 Post subject: Re: August 30, IGT (agaist a pitcher named Homer)
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Homer of the 8 ERA. :D

Go Mets.

Fun Trivia.

Guess which met, since being called up is 8 for 19 with 2 walks, 2 Ks and 3 xbhs? Hint. Nearly everyone had written him off.

Mets take an early 2-0 lead.


Who is it. And have a game Montero!!

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 Post subject: Re: August 30, IGT (agaist a pitcher named Homer)
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Do we owe the Mets an apology on Montero? After all our mocking of the 57 chances they gave him maybe a light finally came on after the Yankee Stadium outing.

Ironically maybe giving up on Turner and Murphy too soon contributed to their stubborness with a guy like Montero. Or maybe it's just cause he's a pitcher who actually has NOT had serious arm issues yet, other than the one season he didn't pitch a lot and Collins/management was questioning his desire to get off the DL.


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 Post subject: Re: August 30, IGT (agaist a pitcher named Homer)
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Soooooo.....I think Montero with a few more starts is almost a lock to be the #5 next season. Pretty crazy to consider. His stuff has always more or less been there.


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