Friday, June 28, 2013

Game 79 Thread: June 28 vs. Phillies, 7p

Lannan / Cap

Chris Capuano (2-4, 4.09) vs. John Lannan (0-2, 5.84).

Imagine we'd win seven
It's easy if you try
Full week with no losses
Largely due to this guy
Imagine ending this month...sitting in fourth place!
I, I, I

Imagine beating the Phillies
(which has been hard to do)
No Halladay to start games
We might even steal a few
Imagine all the Dodgers...finally scoring some runs
You,

You may say I'm a dreamer
Or an optimistic Son
On this GT, please join us
And we'll watch Capuano win one

Dodgers tickets

130 comments:

Hideo Nomo said...

CRUUUUUUUUUUZ DFAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA'D!

MR.F said...

Nice post, Sax!

Paul said...

Cruz is gone? I'm sure bloggers are making love to their cats everywhere.

Paul said...

Can Van Slyke play the outfield wall and catch any player that comes close to it?

Dusty Baker said...

Possibly my favorite GT ever.

Dusty Baker said...

2B: Ellis
RF: Puig
1B: Gonzalez
SS: Ramirez
CF: Kemp
LF: Ethier
3B: Hairston
C: Federowicz
P: Capuano

MR.F said...

Earvin Magic Johnson ‏@MagicJohnson 1m
Looking forward to attending Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' party on his yacht here in Italy tomorrow.

Hollandsworth said...

Let's hope that Lannan isn't our "Catcher in the Rye", amiright?

Hollandsworth said...

I'll show myself out.

MR.F said...

Dylan Hernandez ‏@dylanohernandez 3m
Luis Cruz hasn't decided if he would accept an assignment to triple-A Albuquerque if he clears waivers, according to his agent.

Dusty Baker said...

Don't try to be a hero, Cruz. Not many GMs out there looking to puck up the league's worst hitter. Except maybe Colletti - whoooa!

MR.F said...

Hello Hollandsworth. Are you still here?

Spank said...

There goes my hero. I dropped my goddamn sandwich on the floor.

Spank said...

Rye bread

karen said...

John Lennon at his best. You did him proud, Saxy.

Spank said...

Holy shit! I'm Maron.

Fred's Brim said...

*bows down to Sax*
great post

Spank said...

Hiding from the heat in the dark man cave,Gameday!

Orel said...

Shit, Cap, get it together. RA, no out.

Spank said...

damn Cap

Orel said...

Way to cover first base, Cap. 1-0 Phils, one out.

Spank said...

run(s) nasty factor 25

Spank said...

put something on that ball you mofo

Spank said...

run(s)

Orel said...

2-0. Oh well, six straight was good.

Hideo Nomo said...

Ah, so back to CRAPuano then, eh?

karen said...

What a buzz kill Capuano is.

Orel said...

Welcome to the Dodgers, Ricky Nolasco!

MR.F said...

Surlyness factor rising.

Spank said...

Fook me. Bring in League!

Orel said...

1-2-3 for Lannan. Going to be one of those nights.

MR.F said...

Grabowski Principle alert. Grabowski Principle alert.

Orel said...

The devil jumps up an inning too late.

Orel said...

Cap allows six runs. NOW Honeycutt gets on the phone.

MR.F said...

Grabowski Principle can't be denied. Geez.

Orel said...

Can you explain, Mr. F?

MR.F said...

It's an old Dodger Thoughts term. Basically, if you're a pitcher and you fail miserably against a bad hitter (ie, the opposing pitcher), you need to be yanked out of the game ASAP before more damage is done. I believe the term came about because Jason Grabowski was on the Dodgers and he sucked so whenever he got a hit, it meant that the opposing pitcher was having a really bad day or getting tired. It was a signal that the flood gates were about to open (as much as they did in those days).

Spank said...

I like that,Senor F. you should have gave Mattingly the 411 not that it would have done any good knowing that numbskull.

Fred's Brim said...

ugh

Orel said...

Cap gets a strikeout! PLAYOFFS

Orel said...

Uribe?

Jon Heyman ‏@JonHeymanCBS 59s

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Orel said...

Makes sense, Mr. F, but is it worth burning all the middle relievers?

Orel said...

JHJ breaks up the perfecto with a Punto-esque slide at first!

MR.F said...

@Orel, yeah true. I guess it depends if you have a guy in the pen who can pitch 4 innings at a time. I was just thinking that the lead was only 3 runs at the time.

Hideo Nomo said...

So...what's new on Netflix? Oooh! Mulan 2!

Fred's Brim said...

christ, time to back to the DL

Fred's Brim said...

^go

Orel said...

7-0 Phils

Pride of Dong said...

Why can't I quit this game?

Orel said...

Good job, good effort, Cap!

karen said...

NOW Mattingly gets around to getting off his ass??

Orel said...

I find this game eminently quittable.

Hideo Nomo said...

STUPID PSN UPDATE!! I WANT TO WATCH SOMETHING ELSE!!!

Orel said...

WE GOT YOUNG

MR.F said...

Yeah, so... why bother taking Cap out now?

Orel said...

Puig hit the ball so hard off the wall he was held to a single.

Spank said...

Looks like i picked the wrong time to quit smoking crack.



(cries)

BJ Killeen said...

Just landed. WTF 7-0???? Geezus!

MR.F said...

Yep, that kind of night.

Fred's Brim said...

Why does Gameday never remember that I turn off Scout? Does this just happen to me? I don't give a shit that John Lannon still has plenty of gas

MR.F said...

Oh, does John Lannan have IBS or something?

Orel said...

Scout is an extension of Skynet.

MR.F said...

DodgerzGM ‏@DodgerzGM 31s
Sure could use Luis Cruz right about now.

Steve Sax said...

Oh yeah, I remember this losing again.

(world peace is overrated)

Fred's Brim said...

@Spank - did they ever make a Class Act 2?

Steve Sax said...

@FB: John Lannan may indeed have plenty of gas, but he's never met Juan Uribe at a bean burrito-eating convention

Orel said...

There are burrito-eating conventions?

Spank said...

Not that i know of,FB. If they did make a Class Act 2 it would probably be shit like that Dumb and Dumber 2 movie.

Dusty Baker said...

If there are burrito-eating conventions, I will quit my job and do that full time.

Hideo Nomo said...

Is there cosplay at burrito-eating conventions?

Hideo Nomo said...

Hey, at least AZ lost.

Dusty Baker said...

I want to pound dirty sand into the asshole of every Philly, past, present, and future.

Dusty Baker said...

Hey, at least the Yankmes lost.

Steve Sax said...

@Dusty, can you please wait to ass-pound that sand until AFTER the burrito-eating convention?

Alex Cora said...

Can you put up the post game thread. This one is over.

Steve Sax said...

Ok, we'll spot them 12, just to make it fun when Puig leads the comeback

Steve Sax said...

Hint to Donnie: NOW would be a good time to use Brandon League. Not Matt guerrier, you idiot

Steve Sax said...

Giants lost 4-1!

Spank said...

@Dusty even your BFF Victorino?

Orel said...

12-1! PLAYOFFS

Orel said...

Careful, SVS, you're going to get yourself traded.

Orel said...

Never mind. Thrown out at the plate for out #3.

Orel said...

Shouldn't Donnie pull Kemp and Hanley too?

Orel said...

Guerrier is at the top of his game tonight.

Spank said...

*does the Bartman*

MR.F said...

League time, right!?!!?

Spank said...

it was League time a long long time ago.

Orel said...

When the Dodgers are down by 14, Vin gets to coo over babies.

MR.F said...

This should set a standard for all future League appearances. 14-run deficits only.

Steve Sax said...

Yeah, that "less stressful situation" is working wonders for Brandon League. HBP, sacrifice, WP so far.

Steve Sax said...

Oh, and Ruiz scores a 16th run. Way to go, Brandon!

Steve Sax said...

Brandon League yields a base hit with two out.

MR.F said...

lolol League still gives up (at least) a run.

Steve Sax said...

On to the bottom of the eighth, down 16-1.

We got this.

Spank said...

Caca

MR.F said...

DodgerzGM ‏@DodgerzGM 1m

That's between him and his wife. RT @ChadMoriyama: Probably safe to say League hasn't been fixed.

Orel said...

The Dodgers are like the SoSG softball team tonight.

Steve Sax said...

tomorrow's earbud-giveaway game is apparently almost a sellout.

they are earbuds, people. calm down

Steve Sax said...

PGT is written. But not posted yet.

I think I can guess the outcome.

Spank said...

oh come on. We can't get a hit off a guy named Phillipe?

Culeros

Steve Sax said...

Ellis walks! Puig is up!

HERE

WE

GO

Steve Sax said...

Ah, shit. Now we're going to lose.

Steve Sax said...

Phillies didn't score in the third inning. HA!

Orel said...

SKIP!

MR.F said...

Whooooo Skip time!

Steve Sax said...

Schumaker has to come in to relieve Brandon League.

WHAT DOES THAT SAY

Steve Sax said...

Schumaker is getting outs more quickly than League did

Steve Sax said...

schumaker's last pitch: 91 mph

MR.F said...

Schumaker could be the best pitcher that pitches for us today.

BJ Killeen said...

Shumy pitching? How low can we go?

MR.F said...

Higher than League!!!

Hideo Nomo said...

I was playing Star Wars pinball, but had to come back when I saw Skip was pitching.

Steve Sax said...

Schumaker Ks Quintera for the third out!

Hideo Nomo said...

AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

Spank said...

haha. fuck yeah

BJ Killeen said...

And he's still better than League.

MR.F said...

Schumaker was the only pitcher who didn't give up a run!

Steve Sax said...

Brandon League's ERA just GREW, from 5.72 to 5.83

Steve Sax said...

I'm stuck on Candy Crush level 316 as well, thanks to that bug

Orel said...

15+1?

BJ Killeen said...

Now we're past sad. It's really funny.

BJ Killeen said...

Sax: play on a desktop or laptop. You'll clear it then. I did. Stuck on 318

Steve Sax said...

@BJ: But I don't want to link it to my facebook account. Is there any other way?

Steve Sax said...

Hmm, maybe the update fixed it?

Orel said...

Blown Savery?

Steve Sax said...

Uribe, called strike 3 for the last out. Mercy!

Orel said...

Gonna be a great post-game show!

Steve Sax said...

PGT up

Spank said...

don't play on an Apple II. just saying.

Spank said...

@ Gnolmes Where can i play Star Wars pinball?