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Game 2: Marlins at Nats

Apr 3, 2013, 7:27 PM EDT

Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER
It's going to be a chilly night at Nationals Park.

If you're coming to Nationals Park tonight, be sure to bundle up. The forecast temperature at first pitch is 48 degrees, with a northwest wind, and it will drop into the 30s once the sun goes down. Might just feel a bit like October baseball, to be honest.

Gio Gonzalez certainly remembers what it's like to pitch in the cold, having been on the mound for Games 1 and 5 of the NLDS last fall. The Miami native, though, might have gotten used to sunshine over the last seven weeks, pitching in Florida both in the Grapefruit League and the World Baseball Classic.

Gonzalez will pair up with Kurt Suzuki behind the plate, as Davey Johnson begins his plan to alternate starting catchers. Otherwise, the rest of the Nationals' lineup is the same as it was on Monday, with this group looking to inflict some pain on Marlins right-hander Kevin Slowey.

Updates to come, so please check back…

MIAMI MARLINS at WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Where: Nationals Park
Gametime: 7:05 p.m. EDT
TV: MASN
Radio: WJFK (106.7 FM), XM 185
Weather: Clear, 48 degrees, Wind 14 mph LF to RF

NATIONALS
CF Denard Span
RF Jayson Werth
CF Bryce Harper
3B Ryan Zimmerman

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157 Comments (Feed for Comments)
  1. Kirbs - Apr 3, 2013 at 7:36 PM

    Lets get the starts of a winning streak goin!

  2. Section 222 - Apr 3, 2013 at 7:37 PM

    Well, at least the daily debates of who should be in the starting lineup are over (or at least dormant for a bit).

  3. baseballswami - Apr 3, 2013 at 7:41 PM

    We have only had 1 game in the last four days. Time for some baseball!!!

  4. pete - Apr 3, 2013 at 7:49 PM

    Any Nats faithful have any ideas for a good (free) place to park a motorcycle near Nats Park? Thanks

  5. Dryw Loves the Nats - Apr 3, 2013 at 7:49 PM

    Game 2. I love the way that looks!

  6. UNTERP - Apr 3, 2013 at 7:53 PM

    pete said… Any Nats faithful have any ideas for a good (free) place to park a motorcycle near Nats Park? ThanksSouth Capital St, north of the freeway, it's about a five or six block walk…

  7. Ivan Tuski - Apr 3, 2013 at 7:57 PM

    Let's win our first series tonight

  8. Section 222 - Apr 3, 2013 at 7:57 PM

    Fascinating article about Rafael Soriano's routine and quirks, including his entry music. And some links from Yankee blogs about initial reaction to his signature "untuck."This video shows that at least as of July 14 of last year, the Yankees players hadn't followed him in untucking. Wonder if the Nats will.I say we fans should buy into this from the start. I'll be at the game tonight, and if Rafi saves it, I'm untucking for sure. Feel free to join in from your sofa, or in your car listening to the radio, or wherever you are.Of course a blowout win that is finished by Zach Duke pitching a few innings would be just fine too.

  9. Section 222 - Apr 3, 2013 at 7:58 PM

    Sorry, here's the video.

  10. DCGuy7 - Apr 3, 2013 at 8:02 PM

    regarding motorcycles, i often park mine right outside the stadium, between 3rd base and home plate gate, next to the bike racks. i've only gotten a ticket once (out of about 30 times) and i fought that and won it. if it's too crowded to get in there, i park usually on Carrolsburg place SW, right off P Street (one block West of the stadium) – there's a house on the corner there dubbed the #1 Nats Party House, usually people out front and never had a problem. good luck!

  11. Candide - Apr 3, 2013 at 8:03 PM

    Section 222 said…I'll be at the game tonight, and if Rafi saves it, I'm untucking for sure. Feel free to join in from your sofa, or in your car listening to the radio, or wherever you are.You might want to re-think that "or wherever you are;" Could be embarrassing if you're in a restaurant or some other public venue.I'll be home, so should be safe…

  12. Section 222 - Apr 3, 2013 at 8:13 PM

    Good point Candide. If you're stuck at the office and following the game on your phone, you're still working so no untucking. Then again, it's not like you're stripping, just untucking. So I'm not particularly worried about public venues. Maybe the Nats will get so popular that when you untuck, people will ask, "Did the Nats just win again?"

  13. Candide - Apr 3, 2013 at 8:17 PM

    Section 222 said…Then again, it's not like you're stripping, just untucking.Yeah, explain that to the group of angry fathers surrounding you as you leave the Boy Scout troop meeting with your shirttail hanging out…

  14. natsfan1a - Apr 3, 2013 at 8:20 PM

    Thing is, I'm just about always untucked. That's how I roll. :-)

  15. SCNatsFan - Apr 3, 2013 at 8:26 PM

    Must win tonight. Can't win all 162 if we don't sweep the fish.

  16. Faraz Shaikh - Apr 3, 2013 at 8:39 PM

    Candide, I am going to take you up on your offer. :P

  17. TimDz - Apr 3, 2013 at 8:40 PM

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  18. Dave - Apr 3, 2013 at 8:43 PM

    Sorry not to be going to the ballpark tonight for game 2 tonight.Glad to be able to watch it on TV in my warm house. I hope it's spring-like warm by the time I go to my next game–next Thursday versus the White Sox.

  19. Candide - Apr 3, 2013 at 8:44 PM

    Faraz Shaikh said… Candide, I am going to take you up on your offer. :POkay.BTW, I own firearms.You can acquire them under the same conditions as the Gio bobblehead.Seriously, though…Cunegonde and I will likely get two Gio bobbleheads, and she has no problem with my trading or selling extras when we get them. And as it turns out, our ticket package includes only that one bobblehead game.So we will certainly be willing to trade you a Gio for a Bam Bam.

  20. timeless46 - Apr 3, 2013 at 8:50 PM

    Section 222, thanks for the link to the article on Soriano. Interesting piece.

  21. A DC Wonk - Apr 3, 2013 at 8:55 PM

    SCNatsFan said… Must win tonight. Can't win all 162 if we don't sweep the fish.Well put! ;-)I'm going to be in Sec 309 — anyone else going to be there tonight?

  22. Grandstander - Apr 3, 2013 at 9:03 PM

    Sec 130 reporting in! Could only get SRO tickets for Opening Day and ended up in an empty bank of seats in 408. Looking forward to watching this one from my normal, closer perch.Judging by what tickets were going for on Stubhub, I'm going to say the attendance today will be quite less than what it was on Monday, especially given the weather. There were seats going all the way down in 235 for only $6, the minimum ticket price.Weekday games sell terribly for whatever reason. Everyone goes on the weekend, except for class opponents. So I'm hoping to enjoy a few games in the coming weeks while we're still a little bit ahead of the bandwagon.

  23. sjm308 - Apr 3, 2013 at 9:03 PM

    Wonk: I will be there in spirit!! Have fun!

  24. Dryw Loves the Nats - Apr 3, 2013 at 9:05 PM

    Wonk, I'll be in 313. SCNats, we are currently on a 162-win pace. :-)

  25. NCNatsie - Apr 3, 2013 at 9:06 PM

    Come on, Gio. Prove me wrong last fall when I said you couldn't pitch in cold weather.

  26. Section 222 - Apr 3, 2013 at 9:14 PM

    Wonk, I'll be in 312, Row D, seats 11 and 12 tonight. We can meet up for a few minutes after the 3rd inning up on the concourse. I'm afraid I won't get there much before first pitch.With the cold weather, we might get a sense of the season ticket base tonight. It's dollar hot dog night though, so maybe that brings out a thousand or so competitive eaters.

  27. Sec. 3, My Untucked Sofa - Apr 3, 2013 at 9:15 PM

    "I say we fans should buy into this from the start. I'll be at the game tonight, and if Rafi saves it, I'm untucking for sure. Feel free to join in from your sofa, or in your car listening to the radio, or wherever you are."OK, Deuces, I'm in.

  28. EmDash - Apr 3, 2013 at 9:17 PM

    Not game-related, but on the searching for lefty relievers issue: the Yankees just released someone interesting. Injured former Yankees pitchers, as a category, have done pretty well for us.

  29. Section 222 - Apr 3, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    Hahaha. Well played Untucked Sofa, well played.

  30. Section 222 - Apr 3, 2013 at 9:43 PM

    Thanks to Chase for the post on Zuki, and other notes. Good stuff. This confirms what Davey means by A and B bullpens. Soriano is THE closer. The others will alternate in the setup roles. So we may not see Storen and Clippard pitch in the same game much. I think this makes alot of sense. Keep them both rested and make sure that Mattheus and Stammen get a good amount of work too. H-Rod? That's another matter, but I guess we'll see him in mopup situations mostly.

  31. MicheleS - Apr 3, 2013 at 9:48 PM

    222.. Yup HROD, low pressure situations please. My tummy can't handle anything else

  32. Gonat - Apr 3, 2013 at 9:58 PM

    Section 222 said… Somewhere Feel (or whatever he now calls himself) is smiling because we are still having this discussion. April 03, 2013 3:20 PM ____________________________He's still with us under some other name. NatsJack has him figured out. ;)

  33. MicheleS - Apr 3, 2013 at 10:00 PM

    Mark's about to be on CSN..Also, thanks Chase for the notes on Zuki, Zimm, etc.

  34. Dave - Apr 3, 2013 at 10:10 PM

    Sorry to miss the cold one tonight. Dryw, I hope the whole crew is there in 313 tonight. I was in 220 on Monday. My first game in 313 is next Thursday. Hope y'all get a lot of practice with the. 313 cheer tonight.

  35. Candide - Apr 3, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    Dave – Cunegonde and I will be in 312 on Thursday (our usual is 219). See you then?

  36. natsfan1a - Apr 3, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    It's tv for me until April 13, which is my next game.

  37. Anna Peregrina - Apr 3, 2013 at 10:22 PM

    I am forthwith tucking in my jammy tops (game begins at midnight here in UK).

  38. Exposremains - Apr 3, 2013 at 10:32 PM

    NatsJackDo you know which channel is the game in Orlando?

  39. Steady Eddie - Apr 3, 2013 at 10:40 PM

    Wonk and 222 — I m just arriving and will try to PO upstairs before the game.

  40. Sec. 3, My Untucked Sofa - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:03 PM

    I'm seeing 53° here in Shaw. Not bad in the sun. Of course, that won't last much longer.

  41. baseballswami - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:04 PM

    I will be there April 11th!!

  42. Seamus Morgan - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:06 PM

    $1 hot dog night and no buns at Nats Dogs in sections 310, 314

  43. Candide - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:12 PM

    Gio rubbing his head going to the dugout.

  44. Gonat - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:12 PM

    Does Gio have a stuffy head? Got through Stanton quickly but his demeanor points to something isn't right.

  45. baseballswami - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:14 PM

    So – this guy gonna be Cy Young tonight?

  46. Gonat - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:17 PM

    Tonight is the type of night for extra stretching between innings.

  47. Gonat - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:26 PM

    RZim stung that ball and wasn't rewarded.

  48. Gonat - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:29 PM

    1st error of the season. I thought the degree of difficulty on snagging that throw wasn't as hard as most that LaRoche snags.

  49. Candide - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:31 PM

    Maybe not, but a tough play; gotta be E6.

  50. Gonat - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:36 PM

    Zuk takes it in the chest. That will make your heart stop!

  51. Gonat - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:37 PM

    Candide, definitely an E6 and it was a shame because the hard part was fielding that ball by Desi.

  52. Faraz Shaikh - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:38 PM

    Candide, I would buy that extra GG bobblehead if you are selling.By the way, does GG's fastball seem slower or am I considering some other pitch as fastball?

  53. MicheleS - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:39 PM

    Swami, I will be there on the 11th as well!!!!

  54. Faraz Shaikh - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:42 PM

    agree with Gonat. That error was Desi. Sucks given that he made the hard part look easy.

  55. Candide - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:46 PM

    FS, we don't have tix for the other 2 bobblehead games, so we'd be looking for a trade.

  56. Seamus Morgan - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:46 PM

    I emailed the Nats about the hot dog buns and they delivered four dogs to my seat. Great service.

  57. MicheleS - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:48 PM

    Sweet a pick off!!!!!!

  58. Candide - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:49 PM

    Wow, KSuz! Great throw on what looked like a delayed release.

  59. Faraz Shaikh - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:50 PM

    candide, davey is fine?

  60. Gonat - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:51 PM

    Juan Pierre has lost 2 steps (probably due to the cold weather). Zuk's throw went to the 1st base side of the bag which was perfect!

  61. Drew - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:51 PM

    Go Denard!

  62. UnkyD - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:52 PM

    Lotta pitches, there…. Is the boy nibbling, again? I wish these guys would trust their stuff, and their defense….(grumble grumble…)

  63. Candide - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:53 PM

    FS, I prefer Bryce, but since it would be Cunegonde's bobblehead, I'll defer to her (she's a big Davey fan, so…). She's out playing golf this evening, so we'll have to see what she says.

  64. Gonat - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:53 PM

    Come on Werth!

  65. Gonat - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:57 PM

    As has been said, Bryce has to take the walks when they don't want to pitch to him. He goes from a 3-0 to an ugly K.

  66. Gonat - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:58 PM

    Leadoff man does his job. Werth has to get that over to the right side. Poor execution from Werth. "Come on man"

  67. Faraz Shaikh - Apr 3, 2013 at 11:59 PM

    candide, just let me know which. If it is davey, I am OK. I do not wanna give up harper obviously.

  68. baseballswami - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:02 AM

    Veterans are not cooking yet. Starting to simmer a little, but not there yet. I always hate it when we face an inexperienced pitcher and make it easier on him.

  69. Joe Seamhead - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:03 AM

    Wow! Great K by Gio on Stanton!

  70. sm13 - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:04 AM

    Way to pitch to Stanton — don't throw him strikes. Stanton's going to have to get used to expanding his zone. He could have a tough year with no protection in that lineup.

  71. sm13 - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:05 AM

    Swami — Slowey has lots of experience. He was on the Twins for several years and was their Ace at some point. He's crafty.

  72. Candide - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:09 AM

    FS, Cunegonde just came home, and she'll trade Gio for Davey.

  73. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:09 AM

    Darn, Danny went long with that swing.

  74. MicheleS - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:11 AM

    I think the cold is not only impacting the hitters, it's impacting the flight of the ball. Some good contact, but few results.

  75. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:12 AM

    Last year Opening Day in Chicago there were 2 bombs hit by RZ that would have been 400 footers and instead blew back in for flyouts.

  76. flynnie - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:15 AM

    I'm listening on the radio @ work. No video. Are the Nats in the dugout wearing down jackets?

  77. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:18 AM

    LaRoche just saved a big error there!

  78. sjm308 - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:20 AM

    I like Ramos but hope people here have noticed Suzuki throwing out Pierre and blocking that pitch to Stanton.

  79. Steady Eddie - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:20 AM

    MicheleS– not only the cold but there has been a stiff breeze blowing in from LF that definitely kept Danny's long fly in the park, and maybe ALR's line drive too.

  80. UnkyD - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:20 AM

    Atta way, Gio!!! Throw strikes! Stay ahead of them!

  81. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:23 AM

    GIOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  82. sm13 - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:23 AM

    Nicely done by Gio. And doing it all without 2-3 mph on his fastball.

  83. Candide - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:23 AM

    Gio freakin' Gonzalez!

  84. MicheleS - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:23 AM

    OMG>> GIO BOMB!

  85. sm13 - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:24 AM

    GIO!! Power hitting into the wind!!

  86. JaneB - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:24 AM

    Gio should have a headache every night!

  87. UnkyD - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:24 AM

    Waitaminnit?! Didn't Gio homer in his first start, last year?! I like that tradition!

  88. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:25 AM

    Gio going Kershaw!

  89. Faraz Shaikh - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:25 AM

    Gio homers and Span takes another walk. Brilliant!!!

  90. sm13 - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:27 AM

    Gio is determined to beat SS out for the silver slugger this year…

  91. Candide - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:27 AM

    Gio was 0-1 in his first start last year, against the Cubs.

  92. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:28 AM

    FP? Decent jump by Span? He seemed to not get good footing and stood to straight up on his 1st step.

  93. Faraz Shaikh - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:28 AM

    Unkyd, it was in Houston in August.

  94. Candide - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:29 AM

    Gio had a single his second game last year.

  95. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:29 AM

    sjm, what's your point? Were there any steal attempts that Ramos missed? Didn't Ramos block the balls? Didn't Strasburg praise Ramos up and down?Why do people have to make comparisons like that. I don't get it.

  96. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:31 AM

    That's bad. Can never walk the opposing pitcher unless it's Micah Owings.

  97. Faraz Shaikh - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:34 AM

    nice souvenir?

  98. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:35 AM

    Gio had it all along. He wanted to dispose of Giancarlo. NASTY!!!

  99. sm13 - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:36 AM

    Again, a clinic on how to pitch to Stanton…

  100. Sec. 3, My Untucked Sofa - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:38 AM

    Maybe I reading too much into things (who, me?), but Stanton seems really demoralized.

  101. Joe Seamhead - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:39 AM

    Gonat, I don't get your dig at sjm308's comment. He was just complimenting the job Suzuki is doing.

  102. Joe Seamhead - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:41 AM

    Trippin' Zim!

  103. Smatt1001 - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:42 AM

    Let's go Zimm!

  104. Candide - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:43 AM

    LaRoche: "C'mon, throw that one again…"

  105. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:44 AM

    Don't like Zim sliding head first dive but I did like the triple!

  106. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:46 AM

    Joe, here's the quote "I like Ramos but hope people here have noticed Suzuki throwing out Pierre and blocking that pitch to Stanton."Yah, that was certainly a compliment to Suzuki and I get that!

  107. sm13 - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:46 AM

    "untucked" sofa — I like it! And, I agree — Stanton is not happy and it shows.

  108. Faraz Shaikh - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:48 AM

    who would be happy after striking out like that, twice?

  109. Joe Seamhead - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:50 AM

    I just said a bad word. My wife just said, "Anything but a double play." Boy have we wasted some great opportunities.

  110. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:51 AM

    The Nats tonight have been woeful with getting the little things done with the bat.

  111. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:52 AM

    Mattheus with the 2 seam two-for-one special!

  112. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:57 AM

    Sec 3 Untucked Sofa – Esto es muy execelente!

  113. sm13 - Apr 4, 2013 at 12:57 AM

    It's not just that he struck out, but that he swung at 2 third strike pitches that were in the dirt and both times made no effort to run to first. He came in unhappy.

  114. djinFl. - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:00 AM

    The Marlin announcers said that Stanton is going to have to learn to take the walks. He is not going to get a lot of good pitches to hit now. Guess that would put a real damper on a sluggers outlook.

  115. Sec. 3, My Untucked Sofa - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:01 AM

    Even on the pickle yesterday, in the play at home, that was my immediate impression … he's just not into it.

  116. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:02 AM

    FP, is off his game tonight. That was not a textbook bunt by Suzuki but the end result was great.

  117. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:07 AM

    Don't see a collision like that too often. That's a gift.

  118. Sec. 3, My Untucked Sofa - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:08 AM

    CANDYGRAM!

  119. Drew - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:10 AM

    I think Shark got away with defensive holding.

  120. Sec. 3, My Untucked Sofa - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:11 AM

    And a pretty good shoulder to the head.

  121. sjm308 - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:12 AM

    Gonat – let me say it again slowly I. Like. Ramos. But I hope people notice Pierre getting thrown out. And the excellent block of the strikeout on Stanton.No comparisons but we have so many people anointing Ramos I just wanted to praise our other catcher. Sorry if that got your panties in a bunch.

  122. Sec. 3, My Untucked Sofa - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:14 AM

    OK you two –untuck it.

  123. MicheleS - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:23 AM

    Untucked Sofa.. Candy Gram comment, spit out the wine… I heart you buddy.

  124. Candide - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:24 AM

    #LeBryce… love it.

  125. MicheleS - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:24 AM

    Zimmy!!!!!

  126. sjm308 - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:24 AM

    Sofa – I rarely wear dress shirt so I am usually untucked

  127. Candide - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:25 AM

    Had to explain to Cunegonde what "candygram" was about. She never saw that SNL skit.

  128. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:25 AM

    Halladay with a stinker. 5 earned and pulled after 3 1/3

  129. sjm308 - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:26 AM

    Harper might be the most exciting player I have seen since Mantle!

  130. Candide - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:28 AM

    Do NOT bring in Henry!!!

  131. Sec. 3, My Untucked Sofa - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:29 AM

    Hey Mark or someone there … did they do Take On Me tonight?

  132. Faraz Shaikh - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:31 AM

    Harper, Zimm, and Span look in good shape I guess. Other hitters need to catch up.

  133. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:32 AM

    sjm, I never got to see those throwback players but just from what you see in old videos, where do you rate Pete Rose in that mix of exciting players?

  134. sm13 - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:33 AM

    Sofa – yes they did. You could here it on the TV broadcast. Sounds like the crowd was in good vocal form.

  135. Sec. 3, My Untucked Sofa - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:33 AM

    Ponche Soriano!

  136. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:34 AM

    Yes, untucked! 7th inning stretch

  137. Exposremains - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:34 AM

    whats up with the masn gun? Why all the pitchers throwing slower than usual or is it the cold?

  138. Sec. 3, My Untucked Sofa - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:35 AM

    sm13, thanks. Icame back late from the commercial

  139. Sec. 3, My Untucked Sofa - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:36 AM

    And thx gonat too.

  140. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:36 AM

    That's a K by Soriano. Ump needs to give that a K on a 3-2 pitch.

  141. MicheleS - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:37 AM

    ummm.. do I need to start digging out the Maalox and Bourbon??

  142. Section 222 - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:39 AM

    Untucked, yes they did Take on Me.

  143. sm13 - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:39 AM

    Happy to be of service!

  144. Candide - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:39 AM

    MicheleS – no.

  145. djinFl. - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:40 AM

    Throwback players?

  146. sm13 - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:40 AM

    Soriano untucks just like a sofa!

  147. Gonat - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:41 AM

    SHUTOUT! Raf had it the whole time. That ball died in CF like so many in RFK. On another night, its a tied game…..

  148. UnkyD - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:41 AM

    UNTUCKED!!!!

  149. MicheleS - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:42 AM

    Okay!!! UNTUCK!

  150. MicheleS - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:42 AM

    WOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

  151. Sec. 3, My Untucked Sofa - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:42 AM

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  152. Faraz Shaikh - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:43 AM

    YES!!!

  153. UnkyD - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:45 AM

    Staff ERA…… Rhymes with HERO!! Hehe

  154. sjm308 - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:47 AM

    Gonat: if it was up to me, Pete Rose would be in the Hall of Fame. Just like Harper, he never backed down. Played multiple positions in the field and was the best pure hitter in the history of the game. I could care less that he bet on baseball.

  155. sjm308 - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:49 AM

    Love that Davey went with Storen. Clip will not be over used this year.

  156. sjm308 - Apr 4, 2013 at 1:52 AM

    Two games and we have not even used Stammen, Dukes, HRod, yet.

  157. Scott Margenau - Apr 4, 2013 at 3:11 AM

    Imagine when the whole team is locked in….scary good.

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