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2012-09-01 Pirates (Burnett) at Brewers (Estrada), 6:10 PM CDT [Brewers win, 3-2, on Hart walkoff HR]


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[igt-2012][game-setup][logo]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/20589901/BrewerFan/2012/logos/pirates.png[/logo][game-info][h1]September 01 | 6:10 P.M.[/h1][h2]Pirates (70-61) | Brewers (63-68)[/h2][h3]FSWI | WTMJ 620[/h3][/game-info][logo]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/20589901/BrewerFan/2012/logos/brewers.png[/logo][/game-setup][pitching-photos]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/20589901/BrewerFan/2012/pitchers/pirates/burnett-02.jpghttp://dl.dropbox.com/u/20589901/BrewerFan/2012/pitchers/brewers/estrada-16.jpg[/pitching-photos][game-matchup][divclass=away][h2]15-5, 3.67 ERA, 1.25 WHIP[/h2][h3]Versus Brewers | Game Log[/h3][h3]Burnett will be trying to bounce back from a rarity for him: failing to hold onto a mid-game lead, as he did in a 4-3 loss to St. Louis. The Bucs have scored a total of eight runs in the right-hander's five losses.[/h3][/divclass][divclass=home][h2]2-5, 4.02 ERA, 1.21 WHIP[/h2][h3]Versus Pirates | Game Log[/h3][h3]Estrada's best outings have come at home, where he has a 3.54 ERA in 41 games, including 14 starts. He took a no-decision after allowing three Pirates runs in 5 2/3 innings on July 14 at Miller Park.[/h3][/divclass][starting-lineup][divclass=away]

  1. LF Alex Presley
  2. RF Travis Snider
  3. CF Andrew McCutchen
  4. 1B Garrett Jones
  5. 3B Pedro Alvarez
  6. 2B Josh Harrison
  7. C Rod Barajas
  8. SS Clint Barmes
  9. P A.J. Burnett

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  1. RF Nyjer Morgan
  2. 2B Rickie Weeks
  3. LF Ryan Braun
  4. 3B Aramis Ramirez
  5. 1B Corey Hart
  6. C Jonathan Lucroy
  7. CF Carlos Gomez
  8. SS Jean Segura
  9. P Marco Estrada

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Let's go boys. Keep on beating those puffy shirted so and so's.

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Is anyone with Directv and Extra Innings having issues getting the FSN WI feed? Pirates feed comes in but Brewers feed says not subscribed.

 

Edit: it just kicked on. Also according to the FSN WI graphic, Morgan is playing CF and RF. :laughing

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When a players is trying to steal and leaves with the pitch going to second or third, even if its a passed ball or wild pitch he gets awarded a stolen base. Am I correct?

 

 

If so, why when Gomez was leaving with the pitch going home he isn't awarded a steal of home on the passed ball or wild pitch?

 

Or am I just being dumb?

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So Ron, we're even having our position players bunt with 2 strikes now? Awesome.

 

I highly doubt that was RR's call.

 

The same thing was said last year about Morgan bunting on his own rather than RR making those calls, and I don't understand the argument. He is the manager -- his bench coach and players are accountable to him, are they not?

 

I can't think of a situation where bunting with 2 strikes with a position player is ever acceptable, and even if that wasn't called directly by him, I do think it's a result of the culture that he's established.

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This run they're on lately is fun, but honestly it's making me kind of sad. Even with all the flaws this just seems like such a waste of a season.

 

Agreed. And playing spoiler is no fun when the team you're helping is St. Louis.

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It's hard to believe, but if K-Rod had not blown that 11-9 lead in the 9th the other day, we would be 6.5 out of the last wild card right now.

 

Of course, this season is chock-full of "what-ifs".

 

Not saying it's more than a 1% chance (it was 0.4% for the Rays last year), but Tampa Bay was 9 1/2 games out on September 3 last year.

 

By the way, looked like a great crowd tonight - really into it. Such a contrast to the attendance debacle in Baltimore, where they're in the wildcard lead, 2 games behind the Yankees in the division, and they're struggling to draw 10,000 a game.

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The Brewers have had 8 games they have lost since the All Star break when leading going into the 8th inning... Most were with leads of 2 or more runs... The series in Philly was the worst.

 

With those 8 games, the Brewers could be 72-60 right now. Maybe even better since I am not including any of the games lost in the late innings prior to the All Star break.

 

Needless to say, I am still very excited for this team going forward!

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