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 Post subject: Re: September 16, 2012 Pirates (73-71) at Cubs (57-88)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 6:30 pm 
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Way to go Marte! Leadoff trip-trip-triple!


Huge.

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 Post subject: Re: September 16, 2012 Pirates (73-71) at Cubs (57-88)
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 Post subject: Re: September 16, 2012 Pirates (73-71) at Cubs (57-88)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 6:39 pm 
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Way to wa-wa-waste the leadoff triple... :(


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 Post subject: Re: September 16, 2012 Pirates (73-71) at Cubs (57-88)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 6:47 pm 
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For all their success compiling a successful makeshift each of the last two years, the Bucs have also seen that makeshift 'pen fall apart in the second half and it may well be the difference.

Frustrating.

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 Post subject: Re: September 16, 2012 Pirates (73-71) at Cubs (57-88)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 6:48 pm 
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The last six weeks of dreadful baseball summed up in the top of the 7th. Leadoff triple, no clutch hitting and running themselves out of the inning with Little League baserunning.

Oh well, maybe we can be 20 games over .500 next year and then make it 21 seasons of not finishing with a winning record.


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 Post subject: Re: September 16, 2012 Pirates (73-71) at Cubs (57-88)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 7:31 pm 
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Let's see... Every starter gets a hit, Marte had 3 hits, Pedro has a 5 RBI game, Barajas hits a homerun, we have 6-1 and 9-5 leads, and we still lose by 4. To the Cubbies.

I'm beginning to think that maybe our true MVP was Brad Lincoln. Our entire pitching staff really hasn't been the same since he left.


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 Post subject: Re: September 16, 2012 Pirates (73-71) at Cubs (57-88)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 7:51 pm 
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That's a heartbreaking loss. One evident of a non-playoff team. We have good young players. In time.


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 Post subject: Re: September 16, 2012 Pirates (73-71) at Cubs (57-88)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 7:59 pm 
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buccosfan77 wrote:
That's a heartbreaking loss. One evident of a non-playoff team. We have good young players. In time.


Which players are you calling good and young? If you can list more than a couple then the standards for good have slipped on this club.

I think a more apt description would be a club full of wildly streaky inexpensive players with an inability to perform under pressure.


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 Post subject: Re: September 16, 2012 Pirates (73-71) at Cubs (57-88)
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rwjcgc wrote:
buccosfan77 wrote:
That's a heartbreaking loss. One evident of a non-playoff team. We have good young players. In time.


Which players are you calling good and young? If you can list more than a couple then the standards for good have slipped on this club.

I think a more apt description would be a club full of wildly streaky inexpensive players with an inability to perform under pressure.


Mccutchen, walker, Alvarez, Jones, marte, Snider, Sanchez. They all might not be allstars. They'll perform in time. This is their first crack at a pennant race.


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 Post subject: Re: September 16, 2012 Pirates (73-71) at Cubs (57-88)
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val wrote:
There you go. I'm feeling comfortable now!

In the immortal words of Al Davis: Just win, Baby!

Oh, and you need to update your sig. You know, since your team actually won yesterday....



I dont think there are any comfortable leads with the pirates anymore.


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 Post subject: Re: September 16, 2012 Pirates (73-71) at Cubs (57-88)
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This loss hurt me badly. Took a lot out of me. I feel numb.


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 Post subject: Re: September 16, 2012 Pirates (73-71) at Cubs (57-88)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:36 pm 
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Fire Clint Hurdle the guy finds ways to blow leads with his poor managing.

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