ALCS Game 3 Thread: Red Sox at Tigers

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    That was a lot of fun.

    Lackey was amazing.

    Great game.

     
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    That was a lot of fun.

    Lackey was amazing.

    Great game.



    Awesome game!  

     
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    That was a lot of fun.

    Lackey was amazing.

    Great game.



    Awesome game!  

    good game guys...nice job by Lackey and Verlander...Uehara's just automatic..



     
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    why is Lackey starting Game 3 and lined up for a game 7? Insanity



    Geo is now threatening DiMaggio's record, just that he is shooting for being wrong 56 times in a row.

     
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    Obviously the secret if for me to not watch. Didn't see a single pitch because of (a) work and (b) my son's baseball practice.  I was listening to Joe and Dave. Lackey was incredible (had a hunch he would be, though he passed my expectations) and the pen did its job (albeit with some drama in the 8th).

    Love this team!!

     
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    And although it's been said many times, many ways, what the hell is up with the board?

     

     
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    why is Lackey starting Game 3 and lined up for a game 7? Insanity



    Geo is now threatening DiMaggio's record, just that he is shooting for being wrong 56 times in a row.



    He was a Bobby V man. Tried and true.

     
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    And although it's been said many times, many ways, what the hell is up with the board?

     



    The people running it are either drunk all the time, or they don't drink enough. It is horrible.

     
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    I thought lackey was going to punch napoli. ..which may have been a good idea. Good job lackey!



    I think Napoli will continue to go o'fer, striking out most of the time, but will have a critical hit in this series somewhere.

    He has been cold for some time now, going back to regular season.



    'Critical hit in this series somewhere'

    Okay, he didn't mention exactly which game or which AB, but if no one objects, I'll nominate this for the post of the day.

     
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    why is Lackey starting Game 3 and lined up for a game 7? Insanity



    Geo is now threatening DiMaggio's record, just that he is shooting for being wrong 56 times in a row.

    let's go Geo!!...clap, clap, clapclapclap Tongue Out


     
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       Reading this game thread. I have to laugh at some of the recurring themes.  1 - Napoli stinks.   2 - Farrell is an idiot. Does not know how to manage a game.  3 - McCarver is incompetent and biased against the Sox.   Here is the reality :  1 - Napoli had the game winning home run.  2 - Farrell managed the game beautifully. Pushed all of the right buttons , as he has done so often this year.  3 - McCarver is at least half way over the hill , but he made some very good points and called things fairly for both teams, giving credit where it was due. The overall pre game , game itself and post game were very well done. ..... I do my share of complaining , but it seems like some complain just to hear themselves complain or to parrot other's opinions. Finally , it is preposterous to re- evaluate players or managers every at bat or every inning.  This was a great, dramatic and suspense filled game. Two best teams in the A.L. going at it.  Two outstanding managers calling the shots. There was nothing to complain about. 

     
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    Obviously the secret if for me to not watch. Didn't see a single pitch because of (a) work and (b) my son's baseball practice.  I was listening to Joe and Dave. Lackey was incredible (had a hunch he would be, though he passed my expectations) and the pen did its job (albeit with some drama in the 8th).

    Love this team!!



    Joe and Dave is the way to go LD. Best in the business. Lackey pitched toe to toe with Verlander and Koji was...well, Koji 

     
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    why is Lackey starting Game 3 and lined up for a game 7? Insanity



    Geo is now threatening DiMaggio's record, just that he is shooting for being wrong 56 times in a row.



    His sweep for Tigers prediction isn't looking too good is it?  What a loser!!!!

     
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       Reading this game thread. I have to laugh at some of the recurring themes.  1 - Napoli stinks.   2 - Farrell is an idiot. Does not know how to manage a game.  3 - McCarver is incompetent and biased against the Sox.   Here is the reality :  1 - Napoli had the game winning home run.  2 - Farrell managed the game beautifully. Pushed all of the right buttons , as he has done so often this year.  3 - McCarver is at least half way over the hill , but he made some very good points and called things fairly for both teams, giving credit where it was due. The overall pre game , game itself and post game were very well done. ..... I do my share of complaining , but it seems like some complain just to hear themselves complain or to parrot other's opinions. Finally , it is preposterous to re- evaluate players or managers every at bat or every inning.  This was a great, dramatic and suspense filled game. Two best teams in the A.L. going at it.  Two outstanding managers calling the shots. There was nothing to complain about. 



    Farrell did great job with pen.  I agreed with him taking out Lackey but I didn't want Taz, but that was debateable.  No one, however will ever convince me that not bunting in the eighth was smart.  That was stupid managing.

     
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       Reading this game thread. I have to laugh at some of the recurring themes.  1 - Napoli stinks.   2 - Farrell is an idiot. Does not know how to manage a game.  3 - McCarver is incompetent and biased against the Sox.   Here is the reality :  1 - Napoli had the game winning home run.  2 - Farrell managed the game beautifully. Pushed all of the right buttons , as he has done so often this year.  3 - McCarver is at least half way over the hill , but he made some very good points and called things fairly for both teams, giving credit where it was due. The overall pre game , game itself and post game were very well done. ..... I do my share of complaining , but it seems like some complain just to hear themselves complain or to parrot other's opinions. Finally , it is preposterous to re- evaluate players or managers every at bat or every inning.  This was a great, dramatic and suspense filled game. Two best teams in the A.L. going at it.  Two outstanding managers calling the shots. There was nothing to complain about. 



    Exaxtly, gale. These games are hard to manage. One wrong move,you're looking at a lose and being second guessed. to death. Hard game to watch but we're in the drivers seat 

     
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    And although it's been said many times, many ways, what the hell is up with the board?

     



    I contacted them, LD. they're working on it...still and again. 

     
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       Reading this game thread. I have to laugh at some of the recurring themes.  1 - Napoli stinks.   2 - Farrell is an idiot. Does not know how to manage a game.  3 - McCarver is incompetent and biased against the Sox.   Here is the reality :  1 - Napoli had the game winning home run.  2 - Farrell managed the game beautifully. Pushed all of the right buttons , as he has done so often this year.  3 - McCarver is at least half way over the hill , but he made some very good points and called things fairly for both teams, giving credit where it was due. The overall pre game , game itself and post game were very well done. ..... I do my share of complaining , but it seems like some complain just to hear themselves complain or to parrot other's opinions. Finally , it is preposterous to re- evaluate players or managers every at bat or every inning.  This was a great, dramatic and suspense filled game. Two best teams in the A.L. going at it.  Two outstanding managers calling the shots. There was nothing to complain about. 



    Exaxtly, gale. These games are hard to manage. One wrong move,you're looking at a lose and being second guessed. to death. Hard game to watch but we're in the drivers seat 




    Yeah. The manager makes the moves. Goes with the players he trusts. Then , it is up to the player to do his job. Sometimes it doesn't work out. I don't mind the second guessing. It goes with being a fan. But saying that Farrell does not know what he is doing is ridiculous.

     
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    Re: ALCS Game 3 Thread: Red Sox at Tigers

    John Lackey fires 6 2/3 stellar innings, Mike Napoli crushes HR as Red Sox defeat the Tigers, 1-0, to take a 2-1 lead in the ALCS. RECAP:http://atmlb.com/168OkRO

     

     

     

     
     
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    Side note, all you guys blowing up Farrell this inning are ridiculous.  Its a tight dogfight game.  Just channel your nerves and take it in.



    I am not blowing up Farrell, I think he is a good manager. I just would have gone with Uehera. He is sick.



    I wasnt directing that at you 37.  It was at the "way to lose it John"/bad manager barrage.



    Basically, you're saying Farrell mismanaged his way into shutting out the Tigers?

     
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    In response to Joebreidey's comment:

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    Side note, all you guys blowing up Farrell this inning are ridiculous.  Its a tight dogfight game.  Just channel your nerves and take it in.



    I am not blowing up Farrell, I think he is a good manager. I just would have gone with Uehera. He is sick.



    I wasnt directing that at you 37.  It was at the "way to lose it John"/bad manager barrage.



    Basically, you're saying Farrell mismanaged his way into shutting out the Tigers?



    Not sure who you are talking to but neither me nor Space inferred that at all. If I think a different pitcher should be used in a situation that does not mean that I think Farrell "mismanaged" anything.

     
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    Wow! Koji is amazing. I got so nervous after Victor's hit that I put the DVR on pause and vacuumed the rug.  Then waited and played it fast forward. LOL! Go Sox!



    What a ridiculous thing to do.  You should've been a man about and did the dishes like I did.

     
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