3:52 pm July 14, 2012, by David O'Brien
July 14th, 20127:11 pm
Pastornicky = bunt
Kinda lucky we didn’t have 2 guys standing on 2B…at the end of that play
Rev is in to bunt I reckon
The A Bomb
If McCann had been running hard he’d been out at 3rd. A case of the usual non-hustling on this team paid off.
July 14th, 20127:12 pm
Get it down Pastor
I hope my local Fox station’s worker’s children get cancer! That would make up for this load of dung. How in the world you gonna switch over to an infomercial DURING the game?! Cancerrrrrrrr on them!
I think Mac was running hard!lol
Pastornicky up to bunt with slow ass McCann the lead runner.
July 14th, 20127:13 pm
our lack of depth on the bench is gonna get exposed here
COME On REV!
I don’t like the “odds”…on getting McCann to 3B here
Plastorknuckles is pinch-hitting? Is this Fredi’s way of saying “sorry” for dissing you by not playing you at SS?
You are right. It was right down the line. Anyone on first knows that its not getting caught. He had to be coasting until he saw it was called fair
Uggla was actually way out in front of that fastball. Ball found his bat.
Ohhhh…now the cancer chillins are playing baseball!! How adorably sad and ironic!
Rev pulled a T.C. Chen right there.
July 14th, 20127:14 pm
Not sure McCann could score from 2B…on a ground rule double
McCann is so slow it’s gonna take 2 hits to score him.
i don’t like to bunt call… cause B-Mac will get thrown out on a good bunt.
Wow.. just, wow!
why not use a starting pitcher in that spot who is use to bunting???
Gotta get the bunt down, kid.
Pastornicky is an awful baseball player. Just clueless and overmatched in the big leagues. Now Francisco will do nothing.
That Was Painful To Watch! Like Watching American Idiot (Idol) Auditions
Bad, bad, bad.
that’s why bunting isn’t always a good idea folks,
And to think Rev’s actually a better hitter than Janish.
Fredi’s got no clue.
How can someone with his speed be so poor at bunting? Fundamentally he sucks. Great decision to call his scumbag ass back up. This team just keeps getting better.
July 14th, 20127:15 pm
His fault he was bunting with 2 strikes. Did right keeping the bunt on
why doesn’t Fredi let Hudson PH when a bunt is needed.
How do you miss a bunt? How do you miss that breaking ball at 79? How do you not get Mac over to third? Surprised you’re going back to AAA? Wow
DP in 3… 2… 1…
Mercy…that is ONE strong group of pinch hitters…we’re runnin’ up there
Hugo Z Hackenbush
Karros has become an apologist for Pastornicky? Come on, he’s a pro, he’s supposed to get a bunt down no matter what his mental state may be…
giving up outs is rarely a good thing…… Not a fan of the sac bunt
If you want to bunt, send a guy like Hudson up to sacrifice. Field commander leads us to disaster again.
Wow! Guess that pretty much finalizes the kid’s bus ticket back to Gwinnet. Pathetic.
I hope Pastornicky gets cancer too.
July 14th, 20127:16 pm
Surely the Mets aren’t going to use their closer for more than 3 outs….didn’t think that was possible haha
Watching this makes me ready for NFL Preseason!
Come On Flabsisco
Rally time and brings in Pastor and Francisco? Fredi couldn’t script it any better. unreal
calling a player a scumbag?
yer a scumbag, no yer a dirtbag
Pastornicky’s not a bad ballplayer, just lack of confidence. You could see it spewing from his face. Dude needs a lot more seasoning in the minors to build the confidence.
No one should be claiming that bunting is “always” a good idea…
July 14th, 20127:17 pm
Send Pastornicky’s butt back down.
I agree w/using a pitcher there – definitely more used to the attempt, but, the Rev is a pro! He’s paid to be able to do certain things – that entire at bat was just bad.
i got $5 bucks that says JF swings at the first 2 pitches?
and does strike out.
OK, so if the batter bunts the ball, it bounces in fair territory but hits the bat again, what’s the ruling? cab?
Fredi, why did you use Pastornicky to bunt in that situation?
It was a tough pitch to bunt, still, bottim line is that your a major league player and you did not get the job done.
The pitcher made a good pitchm, fair and square.
Pastornicky is not a very good MLB player but neither is the replacement level player Paul Janish.
Give up nothing, get nothing.
Fredi just blew through his entire bench in two AB’s. I cannot fathom how this guy got this far in his career.
July 14th, 20127:18 pm
Totally agree Tomahawk Mafia. having runners at 1st and 2nd with no outs and Pastornicky and Francisco coming up and a losing proposition.
Haha. So bad, but funny.
July 14th, 20127:19 pm
As Much As I loathe Overpaid Athletes, Especially after the Drew Brees Hustle Job, I feel bad for the REV!
boo, wishing cancer on someone just because they suck is not cool. Cancer is not a friggin’ joke.
I, the king of the bunt, would not even have bunted there. And with Pastornicky’s propensity to hit the ball to right field and Davis crashing it was the perfect time to swing away.
But, of course, Gonzalez didn’t see it that way, so we continue to suffer.
I agree with using a pitcher also. May have needed Tyler to pinch run later
Pastornicky is a replacement level player.
He really does not do anything much above average, in fact as a defensive player is not good enough.
He can handle the bat some, but has no power and not a great eye for walks, so being a AAAA player is about his lot in life.
Booo, thats not funny. I have cancer and its nothing to joke about.
July 14th, 20127:20 pm
I fail to see how wishing cancer on anyone is funny
Our bench needs work.
Francisco sure is hitting
I am beyond ready to see Francisco for the last time on the Braves roster. He is worthless and an automatic K.
Sit down you fat worthless pile of feces.
If anybody didn’t forsee Pastornicky and Francisco striking out right there, haven’t watched the Braves play this year.
How can you take that pitch when you always swing at low pitches?
Our bench is terrible.
Swing the bat….sigh
okay, he didn’t swing at the first 2…
but he did K.
welcome to this blog, populated by spoiled little middle aged children, ignorant of stats that aren’t on a baseball card and the greatest scouts/managers/gm’s in their own pitiful angry little worlds
With two strikes?????
Juan Francisco is unbelievable good!
Please, offer him an extension ASAP!
July 14th, 20127:21 pm
Fatscisco once again failes as usual.
What a BUMB. Garbage, Garbage, Garbage players.
Hope Bourn saves this inning.
July 14th, 2012
…..not cool at all
Our manager is utter disappointment. end of story.
Flabby is this years version of when we had Melky.
I’m telling you, we need to shut down the buffet in the clubhouse
Rev and Juan both with Ks in big spots. That is absolutely pathetic.
July 14th, 20127:22 pm
Beyond the starting eight – now seven – our ABs are almost always an exercise in futility. I wonder what the conversations are like in the opposing team’ dugouts when they see how pathetic our bench is.
Show some class…..denounce any mockery of the terrible cancer illness!
Nick, oh I’ve seen it. I was like that, kind of, at one time. Not that bad, though.
“The biggest play of the game was on the double that Uggla hit and the play in LF that prevented McCann from getting to third.” – Eric Karros
Ummm…. then it WASN’T A DOUBLE, WAS IT?
Wren should be working on getting a bench worth a crap
“I hope Pastornicky gets cancer too.”
That is very LOW class. Boo or what ever ur name is.
I do hope that Pastornicky has a long healthy life and becomes a better player.
July 14th, 20127:23 pm
Thank you Mr. Bourn
There you go, Bourn. Bet that felt good.
The daddy MAC will make you JUMP JUMP!
McCann looked like a midget rounding third.
I knew the run that Martinez/Varvaro allowed would come up huge in this game.
Bourn is a gem
McFann :Ô: :Ô: :ô:
HE CANN SCORE FROM SECOND ON A SINGLE!!!
Bunting isn’t good huh.
How about a tie game if we get it down!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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