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Old 10-14-20, 05:49 PM
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Re: 2020 MLB expanded playoffs thread

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This is still going to wind up as Astros vs Dodgers isnít it
you think Houston is gonna pull off another 2004 ALCS comeback?
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Re: 2020 MLB expanded playoffs thread

Does this mean we get to see Jensen pitch today?
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Does this mean we get to see Jensen pitch today?
It's Jansen. But yeah, now that Beli added an insurance HR in the second I am okay with him getting some work.
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Dodgers up 15-0 through 2.2 innings and already set a team record for HR in a single post-season game (5). Atlanta bullpen is going to be spent.
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Sucks we won't get a Yankees vs Dodgers or Yankees vs Cubs this year.

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There goes Jansen to pitch in the 6h inning to "protect" a 14 run lead...
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Re: 2020 MLB expanded playoffs thread

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you think Houston is gonna pull off another 2004 ALCS comeback?
That would be appropriate for the shitfest that is 2020.
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Old 10-15-20, 10:22 PM
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Re: 2020 MLB expanded playoffs thread

Fucking Astros
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Re: 2020 MLB expanded playoffs thread

Dodgers go all season with great pitching and great hitting but when it come to the big games they just fall apart.. year after year after year.
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Will Dave Roberts survive? I vaguely recall that last year when a local LA TV station did a survey, over 70% of voters were not happy with the return of Roberts. I am not even sure that this year should be pinned on Dave Roberts, but they will need a scapegoat if the Dodgers end up failing to win again this year.
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I donít think you can bring Roberts back after this. How many times can Dodger fans suffer Daja Vu all over again?
Iíve been a Roberts defender for a long time, but clearly things have to change. Something in the mix is wrong here.
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Re: 2020 MLB expanded playoffs thread

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Will Dave Roberts survive? I vaguely recall that last year when a local LA TV station did a survey, over 70% of voters were not happy with the return of Roberts. I am not even sure that this year should be pinned on Dave Roberts, but they will need a scapegoat if the Dodgers end up failing to win again this year.
Well if I recall right last year Roberts was pulling pitchers that were doing awesome in favor of relievers that would then come in and give away the game all because he was playing percentages. Most folks (like me) think if a pitcher is doing great and feeling great - you should leave them in. This year I haven't seen as much of it and maybe it's because of the new 3 batter rule.. but it's been a welcome change. I don't think you can blame Roberts for this.. players need to step up and play. It doesn't matter how good a manager you are if they all decide to get up and do nothing but swing for the fences.. you're not going to win most of the games.
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Whatís the deal with Mookie? He hit earlier in these playoffs, but is scuffling now and doesnít have a great track record on the biggest stages.
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Re: 2020 MLB expanded playoffs thread

Fucking Astros are gonna win in 7 aren’t they?
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How about that? Will Smith of the Dodgers hit a 3 run homer off Will Smith of the Braves.

Two played of the exact same name have never faced each other before.

it’s now up to the Dodgers pitching to not choke this lead
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Re: 2020 MLB expanded playoffs thread

Dodgers going crazy in the 7th. Bats woke up. They built a nice cushion. Looks like game 6 it is.
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Re: 2020 MLB expanded playoffs thread

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Dodgers going crazy in the 7th. Bats woke up. They built a nice cushion. Looks like game 6 it is.
Yeah but they can't have 1 or 2 good innings and then nothing for 10 like they've been doing. I'd rather see 1 or 2 runs every 2 or 3 innings instead of a bunch all at once... because you never know when it will happen again.
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Fucking Astros are gonna win in 7 arenít they?
The only good thing is if they end up winning the World Series, this will be their second championship with an * for the shortened season this time.
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It's not fair to the NL if they have a game 7 because the AL will get an extra day off.
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It's not fair to the NL if they have a game 7 because the AL will get an extra day off.
They wonít have to travel. The AL team has to go from California to Texas.
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They won’t have to travel. The AL team has to go from California to Texas.
I am talking about a more rested pitching staff rather than travel.
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Re: 2020 MLB expanded playoffs thread

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How about that? Will Smith of the Dodgers hit a 3 run homer off Will Smith of the Braves.

Two played of the exact same name have never faced each other before.

itís now up to the Dodgers pitching to not choke this lead
MLB made a joke about I Am Legend but Gemini Man seems more appropriate.
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If the Dodgers lose, there will be plenty of blame to go around. But none lands on Corey Seagar.

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Good start for the Dodgers but now I expect to see strike out, pop-up, strikeout for the majority of the rest of the game. 3 runs won't hold up. I just hope they'll focus on making solid contact with the ball and not swing for a home run every single time.
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Re: 2020 MLB expanded playoffs thread

Game 7!!

Good job Dodgers. Roberts keeps his job another day

Buehler was key today with his pitching.

I would be nervous if the Dodgers went with Kershaw in game 7. He's choked so many big games.

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