NLCS Game Thread- CHC VS NYM

Who do you want to win?


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DeJesus Built My Hotrod

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Theo wasn’t going to come back twice, especially when this NY team has a surplus of pitching vs a Yankee team that was spent by game four.
 

tims4wins

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By the way, having lived in Chicago, Cubs fans suck. It just isn't remotely comparable to Boston. I have no - zero - sympathy.
 

54thMA

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Have to love Cubs fans, still cheering, clapping and waving those white towels; for them, it's all about going to Wrigley, wearing your Santo jersey, being shoehorned into seats that were designed for someone who is 5'7", 140 pounds, eating half a dozen Bratwursts, drinking one or ten 40 ounce beers and then going home and shitting your brains out.
 

E5 Yaz

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Al Zarilla said:
2004 WS, right off the top.
 
Funny the things you forget: Example, the Red Sox made 8 errors over the course of those first two games
 

MakMan44

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I literally do not want a single other team to come back from down 3-0. I want it to be forever associated with the 2004 Red Sox
 

E5 Yaz

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DeJesus Built My Hotrod said:
Theo wasn’t going to come back twice, especially when this NY team has a surplus of pitching vs a Yankee team that was spent by game four.
 
Game 7 MFY pitchers: Kevin Brown, Javier Vasquez, Estaban Loiza, Felix Heredia, Tom Gordon and (for some inexplicable reason) Mariano Rivera for one batter
 

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DeJesus Built My Hotrod said:
Theo wasn’t going to come back twice, especially when this NY team has a surplus of pitching vs a Yankee team that was spent by game four.
Indeed, and that yanks staff was extra crispy after two extra inning games...
 

Doc Zero

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Jesus my brain must have completely flushed Estaban Loiza down the ol' memory drain.
 

Gdiguy

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InsideTheParker said:
Who was injured?
 
Cespedes is out, Lagares is in CF... seems unlikely to be for defense this early, hopefully Cespedes just has a slight nagging thing that there's no point in pushing with a 6-0 lead
 

Erik Hanson's Hook

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"We don't start stuff, but we will finish stuff" ~ JM
 
You got that right, Joe. As in: the series.
 
edit: concise vitriol
 

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MakMan44 said:
The Buster Posey commercial is actually pretty fucking funny
 Well it was the first time. After 97 viewings it gets a bit stale.  
 
(haha E5 YAZ- "600 times" - Maybe you watch more TV than me)
 

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from elias The Mets have not trailed at any time in any game in forging a three-games-to-none series lead. In big-league history, there have been only five best-of-seven series in which a team never trailed: four times in various World Series (Dodgers over Yankees, 1963; Orioles over Dodgers, 1966; As over Giants, 1989; Red Sox over Cards, 2004) and once in the ALCS (Tigers over Yanks, 2012).
 

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Quick question: does anyone here know who the last team was to come back down 0-3 in an LCS? On my phone, don't have Google and I am dreadfully lazy...
 

E5 Yaz

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CaptainLaddie said:
You have to feel for Cubs fans.  This is awful.  And if they lose 19-8, there's no next game.
 
Except you have to think they knew at some level they weren't winning the series anyway
 

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E5 Yaz said:
 
The first 600 times
At least it's amusing, unlike the billion Fan Duels/Draft King commercials you see everyone.

I mean, it's still overplayed but it's going to take a while before "You're embarrassing me in front of Buster Posey" gets old.
 

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DeJesus Built My Hotrod said:
Quick question: does anyone here know who the last team was to come back down 0-3 in an LCS? On my phone, don't have Google and I am dreadfully lazy...
 
Maybe in some fringe sport like basketball or hockey, but this is MLB we're talking about.
 

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E5 Yaz said:
 
Except you have to think they knew at some level they weren't winning the series anyway
I think they are thrilled to just be there and have a lot of hope for such a dynamic core. What they don't know is that Theo is about to sign Price to a 10 year, 355mm contract.
 

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CaptainLaddie said:
You have to feel for Cubs fans.  This is awful.  And if they lose 19-8, there's no next game.
No, you don't. They simply aren't invested to the degree Sox fans were pre-2004. They just don't care that much. They go Wrigley to get wasted in the bleachers not because they care about winning
 

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The crowd shots will be a fossil and his fossil wife dressed like the game is being played in Alaska, a wrecking ball or two with their hats on backwards, a younger guy with his glove in one hand and a pistol in the other, a middle aged dumpy housewife, a nerd with glasses and no Cubs gear on at all looking like he's at an insurance seminar and a young kid crying, showing us the curse of the billygoat spares no one in Cubstown.
 

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Oh look! A Fanduel tie in! I hate it
 
If a Fan Duel tie-in got that graphic to my eyeballs every day for the rest of my life, I'd tattoo that stupid logo to my fucking forehead with a gas stove and a fountain pen.
 

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Gdiguy said:
 
Cespedes is out, Lagares is in CF... seems unlikely to be for defense this early, hopefully Cespedes just has a slight nagging thing that there's no point in pushing with a 6-0 lead
It's game 4 and you want to finish this off, it's probably not slight
 

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At least the Cubs will get one of these in their lockers after the game for showing up.  GJGE Cubs.
 

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The cradle of the game.
tims4wins said:
from elias The Mets have not trailed at any time in any game in forging a three-games-to-none series lead. In big-league history, there have been only five best-of-seven series in which a team never trailed: four times in various World Series (Dodgers over Yankees, 1963; Orioles over Dodgers, 1966; As over Giants, 1989; Red Sox over Cards, 2004) and once in the ALCS (Tigers over Yanks, 2012).
It's called an annihilation.

http://www.whowins.com/tables/annihiln.html
 

E5 Yaz

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DeJesus Built My Hotrod said:
Quick question: does anyone here know who the last team was to come back down 0-3 in an LCS? On my phone, don't have Google and I am dreadfully lazy...
 
Only in six instances has a team been able to come back from being down 0–3 to win a series: