NLDS Game 1 – Live Thread (Thurs. Dodgers/Braves)


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With the Cardinals jumping out to an early 1-zip lead over the Pirates as I type this, it’s time to start ceremonies in Atlanta for the start of our series with the Dodgers… Come ‘on in, y’all… but do check your trolls at the door, please.

The waffles are hot, the hash browns are crispy, and the bunting is in place:  let’s do some playoff baseball!

 

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  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    Alas, that’s all. End of the 8th.

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    Well, last shot…. but it _is_ the LA bullpen, right?

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    Overall, I didn’t expect much off Kershaw – was hoping for 2-3 runs… which should have been doable. The problem, of course, was that Medlen was far more hittable than he’s been in the past…. year (since the last playoff game).

    • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

      Unfortunately, Greinke is another problem to solve tomorrow.

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    Full count to Gattis. Got a pitch to hit… missed it (foul). WALK.
    Do they replace him at first (shouldn’t with this deficit)?

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    McCann…. with the shift on.

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    Down the middle for a ball inside call.

    • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

      …balanced by a low pitch called a strike.

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    First high strike Wendlestedt has called all night…. calls Brian out.

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    Chris Johnson strikes out without effort from Jansen.

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    That was the 14th K. 0-2 to Simmons…. Ball just outside.

    Pop fly falls in short LF.
    Gattis pulls a Puig and runs to third.

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    EJ – batting lefty for the first time.

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    Simmons takes second base without concern from the defense.

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    2-1 to EJ… 22 pitches for Jansen…phone call to the bullpen.
    Fouled back… 2-2 count. Another foul.

    A single would at least annoy Mattingly for tomorrow.

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    Outside pitch called a strike to end it. Sure didn’t earn that call.

    Braves lose badly… 6-1.

  • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

    Good night.

  • Stacie Wheeler

    You got Kersh’d.

    • http://tomahawktake.com/ carpengui

      Yes we did… as you know, I wasn’t expecting much off him, but I was hoping for a couple of runs. Opportunities were there, but as feared, they didn’t lay off the high pitches… and as you can see from my newest post, the defense didn’t help at all.

  • LasordasLair

    Welcome to Bluetober Hotlanta, because in Los Angeles, we dream in Blue

  • http://www.tomahawktake.com/ Chris Headrick

    Well, I suppose I should have stayed at home. Very depressing, and the late game time caused me not to be able to get into the bed until the weeee hours of the morning. No worries Braves fans, and trolls ;-), there’s plenty of division series to be played yet. I’ll be home tonight, and join the Live Thread for game 2.