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Posted 05 October 2012 - 09:58 PM

View PostCCUgolfer23, on 05 October 2012 - 09:15 PM, said:

This is why the new playoff system sucks. You award a mediocre team in St Louis a chance to go deep in the playoffs when a team like Atlanta who was in the hunt for the the division all year beat STL by a good 6 or 7 games gets nothing.

Even though its my team that is benefiting from it, I agree 100%. This new system is just trying to recreate the last day of baseball last season.


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Posted 06 October 2012 - 09:59 AM

View PostCCUgolfer23, on 05 October 2012 - 09:15 PM, said:

This is why the new playoff system sucks. You award a mediocre team in St Louis a chance to go deep in the playoffs when a team like Atlanta who was in the hunt for the the division all year beat STL by a good 6 or 7 games gets nothing.

Win your division. That's why baseball did it. You want a reward? Win your division. Another year, another Atlanta choke job, another Chipper defensive choke job. He's the poster boy for the Braves. Once the playoffs start, the gagging begins.

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 10:03 AM

They should cut the season down to 156 games from 162 games. That first round wildcard series needs to be a best of 3. Simple as that

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 09:26 PM

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 08:28 AM

View Postocu_canadian, on 06 October 2012 - 10:03 AM, said:

They should cut the season down to 156 games from 162 games. That first round wildcard series needs to be a best of 3. Simple as that

Despite being a cards fan, I agree with this.


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Posted 07 October 2012 - 05:48 PM

See what I mean. I said as soon as they loaded the bases in the 7th "We find a way to not score here and we lose".  2 pitches later we don't score and our idiot SS makes an error to send us on our way.

Edited by Pudgelewis, 07 October 2012 - 05:50 PM.


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Posted 07 October 2012 - 07:48 PM

View Postsmackygolf, on 06 October 2012 - 09:59 AM, said:

View PostCCUgolfer23, on 05 October 2012 - 09:15 PM, said:

This is why the new playoff system sucks. You award a mediocre team in St Louis a chance to go deep in the playoffs when a team like Atlanta who was in the hunt for the the division all year beat STL by a good 6 or 7 games gets nothing.

Win your division. That's why baseball did it. You want a reward? Win your division. Another year, another Atlanta choke job, another Chipper defensive choke job. He's the poster boy for the Braves. Once the playoffs start, the gagging begins.

I know it puts a emphasis on winning the division but atleast make it a 3 game series. That would make it better. Anything can happen in a 1 game series ie. a crap call like the other night but it shows who has better pitching and gives the team who won a division a better chance of moving on
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Posted 07 October 2012 - 08:41 PM

View PostPudgelewis, on 07 October 2012 - 05:48 PM, said:

See what I mean. I said as soon as they loaded the bases in the 7th "We find a way to not score here and we lose".  2 pitches later we don't score and our idiot SS makes an error to send us on our way.

Nats baby!  Gio was giving me a hernia today, 7 walks.  I dont know how that happens, and you are still in the game 2-1 until the  8th.
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Posted 07 October 2012 - 10:24 PM

View Postbubbagump, on 07 October 2012 - 08:41 PM, said:

View PostPudgelewis, on 07 October 2012 - 05:48 PM, said:

See what I mean. I said as soon as they loaded the bases in the 7th "We find a way to not score here and we lose".  2 pitches later we don't score and our idiot SS makes an error to send us on our way.

Nats baby!  Gio was giving me a hernia today, 7 walks.  I dont know how that happens, and you are still in the game 2-1 until the  8th.

3 hits, that's how.

Oh, and two of your best hitters swinging at the first pitch with bases loaded-nobody out and a playoff rookie pitcher in the game.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 07:56 PM

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 09:23 PM

I drove the 3.5 hours to STL yesterday for the game.   I wish I would have waited a day for a much better one.  

I do see them making it a best of 3 series for the Wildcard.  Just remember it's the first year of this new format.  Just like the Fedex Cup, it wasn't perfect when it started and still isn't perfect, but it is improving as they make changes.
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Posted 09 October 2012 - 11:44 AM

View PostJ&#045;Tizzle, on 08 October 2012 - 09:23 PM, said:

I drove the 3.5 hours to STL yesterday for the game.   I wish I would have waited a day for a much better one.  

I do see them making it a best of 3 series for the Wildcard.  Just remember it's the first year of this new format.  Just like the Fedex Cup, it wasn't perfect when it started and still isn't perfect, but it is improving as they make changes.

Man, I thought about getting tickets for Sundays game, but was glad I didn't when they blew it like that.  Hate spending that much money to see that.

Glad they came out stein yesterday after the tough loss.  I think it's gonna come down to a Game 5.  The what-if in me is mad it's not 2-0, but they still have a good chance.  

Next year it goes back to the 2-2-1 configuration for the DS instead of 2-3, so that'll be better.  I like the suggestion of a 3-game series too.  That or no off-day after the single game to make it rougher on the WC winner.

Edited by Pudgelewis, 09 October 2012 - 11:45 AM.


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Posted 11 October 2012 - 07:17 PM

Some exciting baseball being played so far this postseason.

...no matter who you're a fan of. :rolleyes:

Edited by Pudgelewis, 11 October 2012 - 07:18 PM.


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Posted 11 October 2012 - 08:16 PM

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 05:28 AM

Good to see Jayson Werth come through....  Great game!

J zimmerman, coulda used that kind of outing the other day..Cant wait to watch game 5.  Like pudge said, some great baseball series all around.  Go Nats!

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 10:24 AM

These playoffs have been crazy awesome!

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 11:28 PM

View PostPudgelewis, on 16 September 2012 - 12:15 AM, said:

I need additional (yes, already have other places) people to cry with.  If you're a Redbirds fan and want to join in with me, please do.  This team is atrocious!!


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Posted 13 October 2012 - 06:32 AM

LOL!

View PostPZero, on 12 October 2012 - 11:28 PM, said:

View PostPudgelewis, on 16 September 2012 - 12:15 AM, said:

I need additional (yes, already have other places) people to cry with.  If you're a Redbirds fan and want to join in with me, please do.  This team is atrocious!!


:censored2: :russian_roulette: :censored2: :russian_roulette: :help:

I hope you get banned for complaining about the Cardinals.

LOL! I'm sure I'll be catching some grief now.  It's amazing how it's possible to be so disgusted with a team and so happy with them in the same season.

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 12:19 PM

View PostPudgelewis, on 13 October 2012 - 06:32 AM, said:

LOL!

View PostPZero, on 12 October 2012 - 11:28 PM, said:

View PostPudgelewis, on 16 September 2012 - 12:15 AM, said:

I need additional (yes, already have other places) people to cry with.  If you're a Redbirds fan and want to join in with me, please do.  This team is atrocious!!


:censored2: :russian_roulette: :censored2: :russian_roulette: :help:

I hope you get banned for complaining about the Cardinals.

LOL! I'm sure I'll be catching some grief now.  It's amazing how it's possible to be so disgusted with a team and so happy with them in the same season.

Giants fan here. I know exactly how you feel.

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 03:30 PM

View Postsharkiesj, on 13 October 2012 - 12:19 PM, said:

View PostPudgelewis, on 13 October 2012 - 06:32 AM, said:

LOL!

View PostPZero, on 12 October 2012 - 11:28 PM, said:

View PostPudgelewis, on 16 September 2012 - 12:15 AM, said:

I need additional (yes, already have other places) people to cry with.  If you're a Redbirds fan and want to join in with me, please do.  This team is atrocious!!


:censored2: :russian_roulette: :censored2: :russian_roulette: :help:

I hope you get banned for complaining about the Cardinals.

LOL! I'm sure I'll be catching some grief now.  It's amazing how it's possible to be so disgusted with a team and so happy with them in the same season.

Giants fan here. I know exactly how you feel.

Comes with the territory.  Here's to a good series!


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Posted 13 October 2012 - 07:12 PM

I think the Washington Nationals feel your pain buddy. Wait until the Giants rip them a new one.

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 08:35 PM

View Postarnie47, on 13 October 2012 - 07:12 PM, said:

I think the Washington Nationals feel your pain buddy. Wait until the Giants rip them a new one.

You really think the Giants are gonna "rip them a new one"?  They Cards may not win, but it ain't gonna be a blow-out, buddy.

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 07:32 PM

With the standard phrase in the Bay Area being "Giants baseball....torture" I don't think ripping other teams apart is our specialty.

I think it will go 6 at least, maybe 7.

Go Giants...I just hope our pitchers are on their game. Cain and Lincecum in full strength in the next couple games would be sweet.

I think we will both agree that its a good thing neither one of our teams pays A-Rod 200 million plus for his contract, just to watch him choke his guts out.

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 12:34 AM

View Postscotto69, on 16 October 2012 - 07:32 PM, said:

With the standard phrase in the Bay Area being "Giants baseball....torture" I don't think ripping other teams apart is our specialty.

I think it will go 6 at least, maybe 7.

Go Giants...I just hope our pitchers are on their game. Cain and Lincecum in full strength in the next couple games would be sweet.

I think we will both agree that its a good thing neither one of our teams pays A-Rod 200 million plus for his contract, just to watch him choke his guts out.

Been a good series so far.  I love Matt Holliday, but he's getting close to that A-Rod territory with a bit less contract.  He had a great NLCS last year, but that's about it for the playoffs, it seems.

And I have a bad feeling about Lincecum tonight.  I know he's had a terrible year, but I think he's going to pitch lights out for some reason.  Probably just my pessimism coming out again.

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 11:12 AM

This has been one of the most successful reverse jinxes I have ever seen. Veerrry sneaky, Pudge


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Posted 22 October 2012 - 12:14 AM

Suffer no longer.  They're done

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 07:50 AM

It is POURING rain in the Bay Area this morning. Not sure about the forecast for tonight, but if it rains then like it is now, game 7 could get pushed to tomorrow.

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 11:16 AM

View Postmasyankees, on 18 October 2012 - 11:12 AM, said:

This has been one of the most successful reverse jinxes I have ever seen. Veerrry sneaky, Pudge

Lol!  Success!

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 11:19 AM

View PostHackerVance, on 22 October 2012 - 12:14 AM, said:

Suffer no longer.  They're done

Not quite yet.  I know it seems that way with how the last two games have gone, but this team plays the best when they're up against it.  The small, non-pessimistic part of me still has some hope.  Just want to see them play a decent game.

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 11:23 AM

View Postscotto69, on 22 October 2012 - 07:50 AM, said:

It is POURING rain in the Bay Area this morning. Not sure about the forecast for tonight, but if it rains then like it is now, game 7 could get pushed to tomorrow.

Heard there was supposed to be rain today.  Wouldn't mind it being pushed back so I could watch it tomorrow rather than listening tonight.  Work may be a nice distraction they way it's been going, though.


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