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Game 65: Nats at Rockies

Jun 13, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT

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It's been 29 days since Ross Detwiler last pitched, a strained right oblique muscle having shelved him for nearly a month. Today, the left-hander returns to the mound, healthy and hoping to pick up where he left off. In eight starts before the injury, Detwiler sported a 2.76 ERA, certainly pitching better than his 2-4 record would suggest.

The Nationals have missed their No. 5 starter and gladly welcome him back with open arms this afternoon as they seek to win their second straight against the Rockies and take this series. With Detwiler officially activated off the DL, reliever Erik Davis has been optioned to Class AAA Syracuse. That means Ross Ohlendorf is sticking around for now, though the Nats will need to make another roster move on Sunday when Stephen Strasburg returns.

After watching his club score five runs last night against Jorge De La Rosa and Co., Davey Johnson is going with a similar lineup against fellow lefty Jeff Francis. That means Jeff Kobernus makes his second straight start in left field, batting second. The only change: Kurt Suzuki returns behind the plate, batting eighth.

Though I'm not in Denver for this series, I will be watching alongside all of you this afternoon. And I'll have an Instant Analysis post as soon as the game ends, so be sure to check back for that…

WASHINGTON NATIONALS at COLORADO ROCKIES
Where: Coors Field
Gametime: 3:10 p.m. EDT
TV: MASN, MLB.tv
Radio: WJFK (106.7 FM), WFED (1500), XM 184
Weather: Partly cloudy, 82 degrees, Wind 10 mph in from RF

NATIONALS (32-32)
CF Denard Span
LF Jeff Kobernus
3B Ryan Zimmerman
RF Jayson Werth

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  1. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:11 PM

    Now Lombo needs to hit. Has been weak recently too.

  2. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:13 PM

    Balk not called by Balking Bob

  3. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:13 PM

    I said that before FP

  4. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:14 PM

    Balking bob thanks

  5. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:15 PM

    That's a great call Bob D. Big balk!

  6. Eugene in Oregon - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:15 PM

    Bravo!

  7. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:15 PM

    Detwiler gets the no decision!

  8. A DC Wonk - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:17 PM

    Trying to follow game day: did he balk _twice_ after an Ian steal?

  9. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:18 PM

    I was at a game vs cubs in 2006 balking bob called a walk off balk with Chrisian Guzman scored the game

  10. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:18 PM

    Need a shutdown inning from Drew.Yes, he balked twice after the steal, Wonk.

  11. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:19 PM

    Nevermind, Stammen still in.

  12. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:21 PM

    Yes home plate called first and Balking Bob called second. Both correct. Second very slight. Typical balking Bob. Call.

  13. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:21 PM

    David Proctor said… Need a shutdown inning from DrewProbably Drew for the 8th.

  14. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:22 PM

    Stammen had better be careful if somebody gets on. Wonk, yes, but the second one, that Davidson called, was particularly chickenbleep.

  15. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:23 PM

    Wait a second, Jhoulys Chacin is pinch hitting?

  16. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:23 PM

    Have I mentioned that I love Balking Bob…. *snickers*Cuz Lombo is some ish lately…..

  17. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:24 PM

    Come on Craig, walking the pitcher?

  18. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:24 PM

    Who got ejected? I hate walks… Come on Stammen!!!!

  19. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:24 PM

    Walk a pitcher. Was just about to say great job and thenhe does somethibg completely stupid.

  20. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:24 PM

    Yes, DP, Rox with a very short bench today.

  21. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:25 PM

    If the Rockies score here because of the walk to the pitcher, I'm going to go off.

  22. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:26 PM

    Walking the pitcher is the worst thing…. Come on Stammen…

  23. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:26 PM

    MRS. B, apparently the pitcher who balked, barked, and got bounced.

  24. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:27 PM

    Walking the pitchers leading to trouble. What on earth has happened 5 great efforts then walkingca pitcher then a single. Why would you walk a ptcher with 2 outs after great to 5 guys doesnt makescsense

  25. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:27 PM

    Thanks Sec 3…. I was following on game day on my phone until I got home….Come on Stammen…. GET THIS LAST OUT!!!!

  26. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:27 PM

    Davey doesn't trust Storen, I guess?

  27. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:27 PM

    Stammen makes this interesting when it shouldn't be. Go Craig!!!

  28. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:28 PM

    How did we get an error?

  29. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:28 PM

    Storen for the 8th, I'd imagine, NatsLady.

  30. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:28 PM

    That infield looks like hell. I wonder how it's playing.

  31. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:28 PM

    Good job Stammen.

  32. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    You guys act like Stammen walked the pitcher on purpose!! LOL, he knows it's a mistake.

  33. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    Yes… Lets do this!!!! Come on top of the order…. I want some runs!!!!

  34. A DC Wonk - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    Man, when Stammen is on, he is onTwo perfect innings on Sunday, right? And then two more, well, scoreless, innings here.Walk to Chacin doesn't count- because most of those balls (according to game day) were strikes.Wait — Jhoulys Chacin as a PH? OK, what am I missing? What in the _world_ is that about?And two Rockies thrown out?Somebody, please, fill me in! Gameday ain't doin' it for me here!

  35. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    Error was on Werth, misplayed a double off the wall into a triple and a run.

  36. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    Stammen is one cool customer. I like it.

  37. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:30 PM

    Zim bails out Stay-men.Anyone notice Lombo's average has realky dropped ince Espi left.

  38. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:30 PM

    NatsLady said… Davey doesn't trust Storen, I guess?That's not true at all. Storen comes in if last inning they got to the #2 spot in the order and they pinch hit for Stammen.

  39. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:32 PM

    CarGo and Fowler both injured

  40. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:33 PM

    Span last 2 games looking tired on his hits

  41. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:33 PM

    Wow, I thought Bernadina was out.

  42. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:33 PM

    Yes baby Yessssssss…… I love that man Roger!

  43. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:33 PM

    I thought Tulo was going to come up hurt.

  44. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:33 PM

    Wow, what a play by Bernadina!

  45. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:34 PM

    YES!!!!! RZIM

  46. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:35 PM

    3 RBI for Zim

  47. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:35 PM

    Yesssssssss Ryan!!!!!! Another RBI!!!!!!! Yesssssssssssssss……

  48. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:35 PM

    Wonk, Wilton Lopez, who had consecutive ticky-tacky balks called to tie the game, got tossed, probably for what he yelled at John Hirshbeck at first. Carlos Gomez got hurt while on deck, early; somebody else left injured, I forget who offhand; and they're carrying 13 pitchers, so the bench is short already. Thus Chacin pinch-walking.

  49. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:36 PM

    Wonder if Span needs a day off…. Werth too….

  50. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:36 PM

    When RZim hits a ball like that to RF wall it's a good sign!!!!

  51. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:36 PM

    CANDYGRAM!And he was definitely safe at second.

  52. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:37 PM

    I wonder if Werth nicked his wrist on that dive… hitting very weakly.

  53. Just wonderin' - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:37 PM

    Another balk?

  54. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:37 PM

    Need more runs.

  55. A DC Wonk - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:37 PM

    Sec. 3, My Sofa said… Wonk, Wilton Lopez, who had consecutive ticky-tacky balks called to tie the game, got tossed, probably for what he yelled at John Hirshbeck at first. Carlos Gomez got hurt while on deck, early; somebody else left injured, I forget who offhand; and they're carrying 13 pitchers, so the bench is short already. Thus Chacin pinch-walking.*great* summary! Thanks! (answers a lot of questions)

  56. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:38 PM

    MNF – Lombo is a good utility man…. He was looking better than an obviously injured Espi…. I'm glad he is on our team but in the grand scheme of things, he isn't all that….

  57. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:38 PM

    "NatsLady said…I wonder if Werth nicked his wrist on that dive… hitting very weakly."I've had that thought in the back of my head, NL. I hope it's not true.

  58. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:38 PM

    CarGo (gonzalez not gomez who is on the Brewers) got hit on a liner off Fowker's bat. Fowler then got hit while bunting on hi right hand.Last night same 2 almost had s major colission

  59. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:38 PM

    MrsB loves the Nats said… Wonder if Span needs a day off…. Werth too….Yes and yes, just not on the same day.

  60. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:39 PM

    Dexter Fowler, Wonk. Got HBP while he was attempting a bunt.

  61. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:39 PM

    Desi is on fire……

  62. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:39 PM

    Finally, a play Tulowitzski doesn't make.

  63. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:39 PM

    Ian Desmond does it again!!!! 4 hits!!!! Have I said how much I love this guy?

  64. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:39 PM

    For ONCE Tulo doesn't make the great play!

  65. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:40 PM

    Tuto is a helluva SS…. Adam LaRoche and his blazing speed!!!!2 out run(s)…. Love them….

  66. Joe Seamhead - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:40 PM

    Way to go, Nats! Ryan, Roger, Desi! Zimmerman looking FoF today.

  67. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:40 PM

    NatsLady, yep!

  68. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:41 PM

    CarGo (gonzalez, not gomez, who is on the Brewers) got hit on a liner off Fowker's bat. Fowler then got hit while bunting, on his right hand.Thanks, MNF. The Sofa regrets the error, and omission.

  69. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:41 PM

    They are pitching around Rendon, would rather have Suzuki. Watch them walk him now.

  70. Smatt1001 - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:42 PM

    Desi's 4-4 sweet!!

  71. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:42 PM

    What a pro AB from Rendon to spit on that slider.

  72. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:42 PM

    Suzuki has to be due right? He's 0-7 in the series.

  73. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:42 PM

    Zook has had a man ob every weak at bat.

  74. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:43 PM

    Zook – if there ever was a time for you to get a base hit…. This is it….Please… Get a base hit, at least….

  75. Smatt1001 - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:43 PM

    Exactly right NatsLady

  76. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:43 PM

    Yeah, that was the unintentional intentional walk. C'mon Zoook, make 'em pay.

  77. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:43 PM

    Wow Suzuki had a pitch to hit there. Fouled it back.

  78. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:45 PM

    NatsLady said… They are pitching around Rendon, would rather have Suzuki. Watch them walk him now. June 13, 2013 5:41 PM I'm not buying that it was a pitch around. He was pitching him very carefully because he had 1st base open after the Wild Pitch.

  79. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:45 PM

    Sofa I nrw info was close, so I cleared it up.Help meant only.

  80. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:46 PM

    Gah Suzuki. At least he hit that one sharply, I guess, but he needs to get it together.

  81. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:46 PM

    Damn Zook…..

  82. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:47 PM

    Zook needs to read Wee Wiilie Keeler's book too.

  83. NatsJack in Florida - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:47 PM

    If Bernadina has an injury, Cory Brown could get his shot.

  84. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:47 PM

    >I'm not buying that it was a pitch around. He was pitching him very carefully because he had 1st base open after the Wild Pitch.Um, isn't that the same thing?

  85. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:47 PM

    Still need more runs. I don't feel comfortable until we have a 5 run lead in this park. Take away the Grand Slam.

  86. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:47 PM

    I realize that and appreciate the correction, MNF. I just misspelled "Gonzalez"–that's my story and I'm sticking to it.

  87. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:49 PM

    Suzuki has left 7 runners on base today.

  88. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:49 PM

    Hmm. Don't like Cedeno here. Probably just for this lefty.

  89. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:49 PM

    Uhhhhh idk if I like Cedeno here….

  90. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:50 PM

    Lombo now .217 and Zook .221 come on guys get back to the 250's

  91. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:50 PM

    Basically, the WP took the bat out of Rendon's hand. Not that they did it on purpose, but it worked out that way. Zook has no energy or strength for hitting. If Ramos is not coming back until after the All-Star Break Rizzo will have to look around.

  92. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:50 PM

    NO WALKS. That brings the tying run to the plate.

  93. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:50 PM

    Suzuki may need an entire series off…. I wonder if he is hurt… Ever since he got hit by that pitch (was it the ATl game) he hasn't had a hit….

  94. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:51 PM

    I'm not buying that it was a pitch around. He was pitching him very carefully because he had 1st base open after the Wild Pitch. Um, isn't that the same thing?Thank you. That's "Don't walk him but don't give him anything he can hit."

  95. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:52 PM

    NatsLady said… >I'm not buying that it was a pitch around. He was pitching him very carefully because he had 1st base open after the Wild Pitch.Um, isn't that the same thing? June 13, 2013 5:47 PM NatsLady, he had him 2-2 count. His next 2 pitches were breaking pitches he was trying to get a swing and miss. That's not a pitch around. If 1st base wasn't open he probably puts that slider more in the zone.

  96. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:52 PM

    Good come back Xavier.

  97. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:53 PM

    Yep, that's what I thought. Cedeno just to face Colvin. Need a good inning Drew.

  98. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:54 PM

    … Storen time…. Come on Drew… Forget last outting and pitch like the outting before that…

  99. JD - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:54 PM

    I am so confused. 1) Cedeno ? 2) Torrealba pinch hitting for Tulo? Is there a full moon tonight?

  100. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:54 PM

    >If 1st base wasn't open he probably puts that slider more in the zone.Well, that's my definition of a pitch around. YM obviously varies.

  101. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:55 PM

    Sofa between my fat fingersand my keys dont click, I can by your story.Now Drew forget Tuesday and do the job today.

  102. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:57 PM

    Come on, Drew. GET IT TOGETHER.

  103. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:57 PM

    Here's the pitch around definition I've always gone with.http://www.sportingcharts.com/dictionary/mlb/pitch-around.aspx

  104. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:57 PM

    They just PH'd for Tulo?

  105. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:57 PM

    Rex Brothers warming for Colo. Shouldn't he own a used car lot, with that name?

  106. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:58 PM

    Tulo was injured fielding Ian's th at bat. I was surprised he stayed in. Why confused?

  107. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:58 PM

    Good job Drew. Let's see if we can add a run or two for Mr. Untuck.

  108. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:58 PM

    Good inning Drew!!!!!! Good inning!!!!!Ddddrrreeewwwwwwwwwww!!!!!

  109. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 9:59 PM

    Ghost Of Steve M. said… NatsLady said… Davey doesn't trust Storen, I guess?—–That's not true at all. Storen comes in if last inning they got to the #2 spot in the order and they pinch hit for Stammen. June 13, 2013 5:30 PM And also like I said NatsLady, Davey had no problem with Drew Storen. I gave you the reason he didn't pitch last inning.

  110. JD - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:00 PM

    Manassas, Because I am following on gameday and I didn't know Tulo was hurt.

  111. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:00 PM

    First 2 pitches terrible, but after that good job Drew.

  112. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:00 PM

    Ghost, your definition of a "pitch around" is my definition of an intentional walk. This wasn't the catcher holding out his glove. But they were not giving him anything close to a hittable pitch because 1B was open. I'll stick with my definition.

  113. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:04 PM

    MNF – I didnt think he got injured on the Desi hit…. I thought he was more mad with himself…

  114. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:04 PM

    OK, tucking it up here, boss.

  115. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:04 PM

    I figured you were following on computer, so made sure to answer your question.3 injured today.

  116. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:05 PM

    Alright Soriano. Can we get a 1-2-3 inning? Seems like you always have to make it interesting.

  117. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:05 PM

    Ghost you are right correct on Storen. Good use of Cendeno.

  118. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:05 PM

    NatsLady, that is not my definition of a pitch around. That is from a website that I have bookmarked.Roll back your DVR and listen to what FP said after the 2-2 pitch that Belisle may come back with the same pitch.

  119. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:06 PM

    Shark going into Tulowitski earlier couldn't have felt good, either.

  120. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:06 PM

    Colorado radio said jammed right wrist

  121. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:08 PM

    MNF, from the dive on Ian's ball?

  122. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:10 PM

    Double play time….Thanks MnF – didnt know about Tulo…

  123. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:10 PM

    I heard what FP said the first time. I don't agree. That's enough on this topic, Ghost.

  124. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:10 PM

    No 1-2-3. Gotta make it interesting again.

  125. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:12 PM

    Seems to be an interesting SZ….

  126. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:12 PM

    Ponche Soriano!

  127. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:12 PM

    I'll take a pop up right here!?!?Thanks!

  128. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:12 PM

    It in his contract no ,1-2-3 innings.Let hit go on 0-2 count.

  129. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:14 PM

    Gotta make it interesting…. Dang…

  130. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:17 PM

    Nats now 5 1/2 behind Atlanta going into Friday's games. 1 game above .500Just a huge win!UNTUCK!

  131. Sec. 3, My Sofa - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:17 PM

    untucked.

  132. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:17 PM

    Yesssssss….. Whoooo!!!!! We got the series…. Yes!

  133. David Proctor - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:17 PM

    Soriano reminds me of Chief. Always making it interesting, but getting the job done. This was a big series. The Rockies are a good team.

  134. NatsLady - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    GREAT!!

  135. Smatt1001 - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    Untucked.

  136. Manassas Nats' Fan - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    Untuck.Nice 8 game losing streak as predicted by one of our friends

  137. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    Something we can all agree on UNTUCK!

  138. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    I can't wait to rewatch this game…. Sori had me nervous there….5.5 back…. Keep pushing forward Nats… We can do this….

  139. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:19 PM

    Davey has to love having REAL lefties in his bullpen again!

  140. Ghost Of Steve M. - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:19 PM

    NEW POST!

  141. MrsB loves the Nats - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:20 PM

    GOSM – I was just saying how I know DJ is glad to have some lefties in the BP so he can go along with situational defense…It was hard before with just Z Duke….DJ managed this one well…

  142. Scott Margenau - Jun 13, 2013 at 10:25 PM

    Yea!!

  143. natsfan1a - Jun 14, 2013 at 2:05 AM

    Hello from beautiful CO. This was our first in-person game at Coors Field and it was a good one. My husband, Chicago/Denver baseball buddy, and I had a good time. I even untucked (it's okay – the only COL fans near us were in front of us at that point, as we'd climbed above the mile high seats to get out of the rain). Lovely park, and everyone was very friendly.Caught most of last night's game on the radio (we spent the day in Rockie Mountains National Park). Their radio guys were, eh, okay.Speaking of broadcasters, as one of ours is known to say: seee youu laater!

  144. Section 222 - Jun 15, 2013 at 1:58 AM

    Wow, not only was he on the grass, he swerved over there intentionally.

  145. William O. Douglas Loeffler - Jun 15, 2013 at 2:06 AM

    Why the hell does Davey keep playing Chad Tracy? I am speechless. Chad Tracy is the closest thing to an automatic out in the history of baseball and unlike Lombardozzi and Bernadina, has no other redeeming qualities. I am livid about the line-up that Davey put out there tonight. It was designed for failure from the beginning.

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