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Open Thread and Ichthyomancy: Giants at Marlins (8/13)

Beckett vs. Tomko

Tonight's game will take place while I'm somewhere in Manhattan catching a Broadway show. Guess who's in charge (of me) tonight? Just kidding. Actually, I think this may have been my suggestion. But I'll have to get filled in on the game later.

(edit by craig) The Favorite Marlin Contest has the weekend off.

Notes from last night's game: The Marlins, still without injured first baseman Carlos Delgado and catcher Paul Lo Duca, have totaled eight hits in the past two games, each a defeat. Both players may rejoin the lineup this weekend.

Conine argued when he struck out in the ninth and was ejected by plate umpire Mike Everitt. Manager Jack McKeon protested Conine's ejection. "He said a word," McKeon said. "I said (to the umpire), `Gee, that's common today.' And then all the fans hollered the same thing. I said, `See?"' (Fan support, you gotta love it.) AP via Sportsline

Ichthyomancy Pick Table:

Person Player Attendance AAB
Colombo259 Cabrera 24,819 Cabrera: Grand Slam
Craig Encarnacion 25,329 Enc: HR, OF assist
Danielfred1235 Treanor 23,000 Pierre: 2 SB
Double B Beckett
Jsprt05 Beckett 28,765 Delgado: HR
Seamusfurr Cabrera 27,480 Fish: Player 4 H
StrandedX02 Beckett 26,627 Cabrera & Enc: HR
Wiggins Cabrera 29,549 Beckett: extra base H

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