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BAL @ TOR 6/23 Gameday Thread


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#1 The Harsh

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:08 PM

Will Johnson continue his excellent June run? Will the Blue Jays tie their franchise win record? Two great storylines converging as one!

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:16 PM

Will Jose Bautista face Darren O'Day?

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:18 PM

Crush Davis gets IBB'd in the first inning with two outs and RISP - can't say I blame Gibbons, although Johnson is probably fuming.

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:19 PM

JJ in an early 2-out bases loaded situation top of the 1st.

10 Team / 5x5 / H2H / $$$

 

C - Evan Gattis

1B - Edwin Encarnacion

2B - Jason Kipnis

3B - Manny Machado

SS - Jose Reyes

OF - Jose Bautista

OF - Jason Heyward

OF - Jay Bruce

UTIL - Marcell Ozuna

UTIL - Gregory Polanco

NA - Corey Seager

 

SP - Felix Hernandez, Chris Sale, Jordan Zimmermann, Gio Gonzalez

P - Chris Archer, Drew Hutchinson, Shelby Miller, Aaron Sanchez

P - Jesse Hahn, Trevor Bauer, Archie Bradley, Kevin Gausman

RP - Adam Ottavino, Miguel Castro, Tony Watson

DL - Hyun-jin Ryu, Drew Smyly


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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:19 PM

Chris Davis getting an intentional bb with 2 outs in the first inning, wow

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:21 PM

Chris Davis getting an intentional bb with 2 outs in the first inning, wow


I'd start IBBing Davis a lot more with Wieters hitting behind him, who flat out sucks as a left handed hitter.

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:23 PM

Iffy first inning for Johnson, with the Orioles having a clear gameplan to attack his fastball (both McLouth and Machado were sitting dead-red and swung at the first pitch). It could've been a lot worse if the ball Machado hit didn't just go foul by the warning track, but luck happened to abandon him.

Johnson's curveball looks on point, though, and that's going to be necessary against a team that just kills the fastball.

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:27 PM


Chris Davis getting an intentional bb with 2 outs in the first inning, wow


I'd start IBBing Davis a lot more with Wieters hitting behind him, who flat out sucks as a left handed hitter.


yeah, like you and Harsh said, can't really fault Gibbons for avoiding Davis completely, especially with Weiters backing him from the left side. It'll be interesting to see if other teams start giving Davis the Bonds treatment as well and if Weiters or maybe Hardy on some days can cash in on that, sort of like in Cincy where anyone hitting behind Votto gets boatloads of RBI opps

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:48 PM

JJ has definitely picked up on Baltimore being trigger-happy, as evidenced by him mixing in a lot more breaking stuff this inning. Dickerson was very lucky to put a golf swing on the curve for a slap single, but a pretty smooth inning for Johnson nonetheless.

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:54 PM

EE with a 2 run bomb!

Competitive 12 team league. Starting spots are in brackets; H2H and the RP category is S+H:

C (2) - Evan Gattis, Carlos Santana
1B (2) - Paul Goldschmidt, Chris Davis
2B (2) - Howie Kendrick, Brett Lawrie
3B (2) - Josh Donaldson, Xander Bogaerts
SS (2) - Ian Desmond, Jean Segura
IF (1) - Chase Headley, Kendrys Morales
OF (4) - Jason Heyward, Jayson Werth, Gregory Polanco, Travis Snider, Juan Lagares, Michael Saunders, Cameron Maybin

SP (6) - Matt Harvey, Carlos Carasco, Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda, Colin McHugh, Drew Hutchison, Drew Pomerantz, Daniel Norris
RP (2) - Andrew Miller, Wade Davis, Tony Watson, Miguel Castro


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Posted 23 June 2013 - 01:14 PM

Well, it's looking good for the Jays... This resurgence is amazing—the noose around AA's neck has been loosened quite a bit, eh?

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 01:17 PM

Well, it's looking good for the Jays... This resurgence is amazing—the noose around AA's neck has been loosened quite a bit, eh?


In some senses yeah because the team success has been great lately. However, the main gripe was about the Dickey trade and Dickey still sucks. That is going to be a bad mark on his resume, but if he can get them to the playoffs this year all will be forgiven.

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 01:17 PM

Edwin is unreal! Wish I had him on my team.
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C - Salvador Perez
1B - Victor Martinez
2B - Brian Dozier
3B - Kyle Seager
SS - Alexei Ramirez
OF - Adam Jones / Matt Kemp / Starling Marte / Alex Rios
Util - Leonys Martin / Justin Morneau
BN - Rougned Odor, Micah Johnson, Marcus Semien, Anthony Gose, Jake Marisnick


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DL - Jose Fernandez
RP - David Robertson / Jonathan Papelbon

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 01:42 PM

JJ was dynamite against the Rockies and is cruising here too. If he's 100% healthy that could be massive.

"I just want you to take a second, okay. And just imagine that you’re sitting in a dugout, and you’re looking across the field and who’s there in the other dugout? It's AIDS. A team of AIDS. Baseball cap on, and the uniform. All skinny, with lesions. Sayin’ I wanna get in you. I wanna get my AIDS right up in you. I wanna give this man AIDS, I wanna give this beautiful woman AIDS. I wanna give this whole table AIDS. Not on my watch. Not on Guy Young’s watch. We’re not gonna let AIDS get more hits than us. We’re not gonna let AIDS strike out more people than us. No sir, not on my watch. Let’s take out our checkbooks, let’s take out our wallets. And let’s all be heroes together and win the World Series against AIDS. Okay? Let’s find a cure. Let’s find a cure for AIDS."

 

 

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C: Stephen Vogt, Matt Wieters

1B: Anthony Rizzo, Steve Pearce

2B: Jason Kipnis, Addison Russell

SS: Ian Desmond, Marcus Semien

3B: Carlos Santana, Kyle Seager, David Wright

OF: Ryan Braun, Yoenis Cespedes, Jorge Soler, Charlie Blackmon

SP: Felix Hernandez, Johnny Cueto, Matt Harvey, Hisashi Iwakuma, Garrett Richards, Michael Wacha, Andrew Cashner, Matt Shoemaker, Colin McHugh, Carlos Martinez, Archie Bradley

RP: Francisco Rodriguez, Wade Davis, Joakim Soria

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 01:44 PM

Jays will win the AL East this season. Book it!

Competitive 12 team league. Starting spots are in brackets; H2H and the RP category is S+H:

C (2) - Evan Gattis, Carlos Santana
1B (2) - Paul Goldschmidt, Chris Davis
2B (2) - Howie Kendrick, Brett Lawrie
3B (2) - Josh Donaldson, Xander Bogaerts
SS (2) - Ian Desmond, Jean Segura
IF (1) - Chase Headley, Kendrys Morales
OF (4) - Jason Heyward, Jayson Werth, Gregory Polanco, Travis Snider, Juan Lagares, Michael Saunders, Cameron Maybin

SP (6) - Matt Harvey, Carlos Carasco, Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda, Colin McHugh, Drew Hutchison, Drew Pomerantz, Daniel Norris
RP (2) - Andrew Miller, Wade Davis, Tony Watson, Miguel Castro


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Posted 23 June 2013 - 01:55 PM

Cannot wait to goto the playoff games ;)
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QB-Ben Roethlisberger
WR-Dez Bryant
WR-Julio Jones
WR-Desean Jackson
RB-Chris Johnson
RB- Ryan Mathews
TE-Charles Clay
W/R- Allen Hurns BN- Knile Davis BN-BenJarvus Green-Ellis BN-John Brown BN- Jake Locker
K-Dan Bailey, Greg The Leg
Def- Denver, New York Giants

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 02:50 PM

Freddy Garcia shouldn't be in the majors.
Bring back Ray!