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 Post subject: Re: Quarantined Friars: The 2008- San Diego Padres
PostPosted: Sun Apr 25, 2021 11:57 pm 
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2010 NLCS Game 1: High-Energy Opener
Game 1 of the highly-anticipated NLCS rematch did not disappoint whatsoever, with a pitching battle between Jake Peavy and John Maine. Both teams recorded several hits in the early innings, but both pitchers worked their way through jams with stunning poise. The most significant of these moments came in the 6th when John Maine faced a bases-loaded jam. Yet, he stayed calm and induced a ground-out from Curtis Granderson to the pitcher. He then forced Jack Cust to pop out, and finally got Adrian Gonzalez to ground out to third. However, this high did not last very long, as Game 1 hero Jason Blackburn homered to left in the 7th. This was the spark San Diego needed, and they added 2 key runs in the 8th via an Adrian Gonzalez single. Joba Chamberlain allowed a homer to Carlos Beltran, but he quickly recovered and secured a hard-fought victory.

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The source of my emotional anguish:
ZeroGibson13 wrote:
So far your Game 1 and 2 predictions have been the opposite of right, so I'm gonna predict the Indians have a 3-1 lead after Game 4.
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BrewersFuzz wrote:
AND THEN IN A SHOCKING TURN OF EVENTS CLEVELAND BLOWS THE 3-1 LEAD THIS TIME


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 Post subject: Re: Quarantined Friars: The 2008- San Diego Padres
PostPosted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 11:48 pm 
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2010 NLCS Game 2: Verlander Shines, Steals Homefield
Tonight was a disaster for the top-seeded Padres in arguably a game that was just as bad as one you would see in 2008. In sum, the Padres finished with 7 hits, but all of them were of weak quality. Justin Verlander, a promising young pitcher, had a rough regular season, but that meant nothing tonight. He struck out five batters, which is actually high for a team that makes quick and frequent contact. New York's only run off John Lackey came on a terrible miscue from Jack Cust, who dove in a terrible situation and allowed the game's only run to score. The Padres made a false rally, loading the bases in the ninth, but Verlander did not lose his composure. He struck out Khalil Greene on three pitchers, and the Mets evened the series. The pressure is now, for the first time in a while, on the Padres to take a game on the road.

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The source of my emotional anguish:
ZeroGibson13 wrote:
So far your Game 1 and 2 predictions have been the opposite of right, so I'm gonna predict the Indians have a 3-1 lead after Game 4.
...

BrewersFuzz wrote:
AND THEN IN A SHOCKING TURN OF EVENTS CLEVELAND BLOWS THE 3-1 LEAD THIS TIME


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 Post subject: Re: Quarantined Friars: The 2008- San Diego Padres
PostPosted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:17 pm 
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Well Lackey is not to blame


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 Post subject: Re: Quarantined Friars: The 2008- San Diego Padres
PostPosted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 12:28 am 
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2010 NLCS Game 3: Trouble Brewing
The Padres are now behind in the National League Championship Series and are on the verge of absolute free-fall. The first bad omen came in the first inning when Jack Cust hit a fly ball to deep left. It appeared to be destined to carry over the fence, but Adam Dunn, who is not known for his defense, lept onto the wall and made a spectacular catch. From this moment, San Diego seemed doomed. Indeed, New York scored two runs in three innings, both on RBI hits from catcher Brian Schneider. Adrian Gonzalez tried to bring his team back with a solo home run, but Mike Pelfrey was too dominant tonight. Pelfrey finished with a complete game, embarrassing Friar hitters en route to New York's win. This series is eerily similar to last season's World Series, and the Padres now have to face Johan Santana in Game 4.

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The source of my emotional anguish:
ZeroGibson13 wrote:
So far your Game 1 and 2 predictions have been the opposite of right, so I'm gonna predict the Indians have a 3-1 lead after Game 4.
...

BrewersFuzz wrote:
AND THEN IN A SHOCKING TURN OF EVENTS CLEVELAND BLOWS THE 3-1 LEAD THIS TIME


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 Post subject: Re: Quarantined Friars: The 2008- San Diego Padres
PostPosted: Sat May 01, 2021 11:44 pm 
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Favorite Team: Indians
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Favorite Japanese title: Don't Own
2010 NLCS Game 4: Padres Stun Mets in All-Time Thriller
The San Diego Padres have evened up the series in one of the most exciting games in recent MLB history. At first, the game started like any other this series, with the Padres bats faltering and Adam Dunn homering in the fourth. Still, the piggyback of Greg Maddux and Francisco Jaramillo worked efficiently, as the pair allowed only three earned runs. When they trailed 1-0 in the 5th, San Diego's dormant offense suddenly found life. Jason Blackburn drove in the tying run, and Greg Maddux helped his own cause with an RBI double. Orlando Hudson then drove Maddux in, and the Padres led 3-1. In the next inning, Maddux ran into trouble and allowed a run, but Francisco Jaramillo prevented the game from falling apart. Jaramillo was lights-out until the ninth when Carlos Delgado drove a game-tying home run with 2 outs. It was a stunning turn of events that made it seem like San Diego's season was over. Then, the Mets put runners at first and third with nobody out in the 11th. All seemed lost for San Diego until Joba Chamberlain entered the game. Chamberlain struck out the first batter and then induced an inning-ending groundout in a heroic performance. With this, New York's momentum was gone, and Jason Blackburn secured San Diego's win with a single in the 12th. With such a dramatic turn of events, the Padres found new life.

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The source of my emotional anguish:
ZeroGibson13 wrote:
So far your Game 1 and 2 predictions have been the opposite of right, so I'm gonna predict the Indians have a 3-1 lead after Game 4.
...

BrewersFuzz wrote:
AND THEN IN A SHOCKING TURN OF EVENTS CLEVELAND BLOWS THE 3-1 LEAD THIS TIME


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 Post subject: Re: Quarantined Friars: The 2008- San Diego Padres
PostPosted: Sun May 02, 2021 12:47 am 
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Favorite Team: Indians
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Favorite Japanese title: Don't Own
2010 NLCS Game 5: Shocking.
Tonight may have been the end of the Padres season. Following it, the entire team looked the most dejected it has looked in years. Earlier, it seemed as if it was a guaranteed win, but this was not to be. Curtis Granderson looked like he was going to be the game's hero as he drove in 75% of the team's runs via 2 homers. Yet, the Mets refused to quit and pounced on Joba Chamberlain. With 1 down in the ninth, Brian Schneider crushed a 3-run home run to tie the game. Chamberlain's ERA is over 9 this postseason, and he has gone from hero to zero in the span of a night. In the 12th, the Padres got so desperate that they brought in Jake Peavy with a runner at third. Peavy was unprepared and allowed the winning single to Jose Reyes. The Padres are now a loss away from elimination.

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The source of my emotional anguish:
ZeroGibson13 wrote:
So far your Game 1 and 2 predictions have been the opposite of right, so I'm gonna predict the Indians have a 3-1 lead after Game 4.
...

BrewersFuzz wrote:
AND THEN IN A SHOCKING TURN OF EVENTS CLEVELAND BLOWS THE 3-1 LEAD THIS TIME


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