Thursday, September 30, 2010

Scoreboard Watching: NL West Race Games (Sept 30, Part 1)

While the Dodgers are idle like Billy, NL West games of interest continue! San Francisco hosts the Diamondbacks this afternoon, with Madison Bumgarner (6-6, 3.06) dueling against Barry Enright (6-6, 3.73). I'd like to pick which one of these pitchers I'd prefer to prevail and improve his record, but it's six of one and a half-dozen of the other. Literally.

But I do hate the Giants. So there's that.

First pitch, 12:45p PT.

25 comments:

Jason said...

I get back from Tampa (Tropicana Field sucks, as expected), the Dodgers are off and I have no puzzle to occupy my working hours. I'm so confused it may drive me to drink!

Steve Sax said...

@Jason: we only ran the PCS on Monday off-days this season. sorry!

And sorry you had to visit the Trop. I've been there too. Yucch.

MR. F said...

A+ for this post, Sax!

Tears of joy!

Jason said...

@Sax - I blame Mr. C and his VORP season. Also, a lack of desire to do any work at the office. I guess it's midday drinking for me.

Also, I still rate the Trop above Shea, Veterans and Three Rivers. Though, to be fair, they did rightly demolish those atrocities to baseball.

Fred's Brim said...

Eyes Without A Face is still my favorite Billy Idol song. The 808 handclaps are the key. For some reason it's on a lot of a bar jukeboxes and I play it whenever I can

Steve Sax said...

@Mr F: awesome, thanks for grading on a curve

@Jason: three rivers and veterans (and riverfront for that matter) were all pits (no pun intended). But Trop is in a bottom tier with Oakland-alameda and whatever-the-marlins-are-calling-it-today. The Trop is like Candlestick-bad.

@FB: a Roland player yourself, I presume?

MeanieBreanie said...

Billy Idol - Rebel Yell
That one brings back memories.

Josh S. said...

@FB: I knew someone who thought that song was called "How's About a Face."

Josh S. said...

Why is Mark Reynolds bunting?

Spanky said...

Flesh for Fantasy

Steve Stevens was the shit. Well his hair anyways.

Steve Sax said...

Dammit, I turn on Gameday and KFP hits a solo shot. 1-0 SF.

'Zona has two on with two out in the top if the third but I'm sure will choke it.

Mr. Customer said...

I'm glad I decided to leave today off the VORP calendar. My brain's pretty melted.

Steve Sax said...

Called strike three, thanks a lot Chris Young

Steve Sax said...

1-1 on a Enright sac fly. Two out and meant the corners for AZ in the top of the fourth.

Josh S. said...

Auto-correct strikes again!

Steve Sax said...

Stephen drew grounds out.

OYSTER PUBES!

rbnlaw said...

Josh @ 1:11: "Why is Mark Reynolds bunting?"

Trying to get his average above his strikeout number is my guess.

rbnlaw said...

This is a lot like watching the scoreboard for Europa League action.
Not very interesting when you don't have a dog in the fight (no Michael Vick reference intended).

Josh S. said...

Andres Torres homerses.

rbnlaw said...

Alberto Contador is a lying sack of shit.
-Lance Armstrong

Fred's Brim said...

@Sax I would love to get my hands on a real 808 and see what it can do.

Josh S. said...

Oh sure, anyone can win a game if you keep hitting home runs. Where are the gritty infield singles?

Steve Sax said...

4-1 Giants and the Snakes have only three more outs.

Steve Sax said...

Giants win again. Shit.
P

Josh S. said...

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!