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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #575: June 11, 2014, 04:12:57 PM »
Chris Cotillo tweets Adam Wainwright had an MRI on his elbow today.

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« Reply #576: June 11, 2014, 05:07:48 PM »
Holy. Crap.

Meredith Wills ‏@Bbl_Astrophyscs  2h
W better data on Cespedes throw: RT @pobguy: @Bbl_Astrophyscs @cwyers @sean_forman @fastballs 3.17s hang t, ~318' dist-->97-98 mph/12-15 deg

If that throw averaged 97-98 MPH for 318 feet, he should be closing as well as playing the field.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #577: June 11, 2014, 10:25:24 PM »
If that throw averaged 97-98 MPH for 318 feet, he should be closing as well as playing the field.

It started at that. If it averaged that he would have been throwing about 105.

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« Reply #578: June 11, 2014, 11:23:04 PM »
It started at that. If it averaged that he would have been throwing about 105.

Ah, that's what I figured. Too bad. Still amazing.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #579: June 12, 2014, 09:43:27 AM »
Broke out the Wilbon's comment about Machado and the discussion of Wilbon more generally.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #580: June 13, 2014, 08:21:42 AM »
And the Carpenter / Dickerson stuff was moved to the Barves Knights Templar of the Unwritten Rules and all around jerks Huge  anti-American Douche Bags thread.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #581: June 13, 2014, 09:31:42 AM »
OK, so this JB Jr. play is getting some hype on the MLB website email today.
http://m.mlb.com/video/topic/51231442/v33665447/

As Remy points out, JB Jr. breaks in and then goes back to the wall.  He makes a toss to 1st from the wall that is about 4 feet off line but in plenty of time to double off the runner.

I'm thinking Span makes the correct read, coasts under the fly, makes an unspectacular catch, hits Desmond with the cutoff throw, and Desi throws to ALR on target for an unspectacular play that still records two outs.   This is an example of how the eye can deceive you as to how well an OF plays his position.

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« Reply #582: June 13, 2014, 10:26:05 AM »
We don't get the double play because the runner knows it's Span and that he gets to everything so he's not around second base when he catches the ball. And if it were Harper in CF, he'd have hit LaRoche in the buttons.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #583: June 13, 2014, 11:12:31 AM »
We don't get the double play because the runner knows it's Span and that he gets to everything so he's not around second base when he catches the ball. And if it were Harper in CF, he'd have hit LaRoche in the buttons.
not only that, the batter knows it is Span in CF so rather than hitting a fly, he bunts.

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« Reply #584: June 13, 2014, 11:21:31 AM »
not only that, the batter knows it is Span in CF so rather than hitting a fly, he bunts.
And then they have a runner on second. So, no matter how you dice it, we're screwed.

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« Reply #585: June 13, 2014, 04:56:38 PM »
Eddie Gamboa suspended 50 games for PEDs. Cheating freaker no hit the Senators last year.

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« Reply #586: June 13, 2014, 05:25:45 PM »
An oriole juicing? Say it ain't so!

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« Reply #587: June 13, 2014, 05:29:27 PM »
An oriole juicing? Say it ain't so!



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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #588: June 14, 2014, 09:47:26 PM »
Turrible error by B.J. Upton.

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« Reply #589: June 14, 2014, 10:13:18 PM »
Turrible error by B.J. Upton.

I lol'd

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« Reply #590: June 15, 2014, 02:19:34 AM »
Turrible error by B.J. Upton.

I was there... it was glorious...

Free baseball that ran into father's day with my Mom, Dad and Niece.... good times..

Oh, and the Barves lost... so there was that

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #591: June 15, 2014, 03:11:28 AM »
I was there... it was glorious...

Free baseball that ran into father's day with my Mom, Dad and Niece.... good times..

Oh, and the Barves lost... so there was that

While heyward's exploits cost me a win in one fantasy league, I'm grateful for the run and RBIs in another . . . WHEN THE BARVES LOSE!

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« Reply #592: June 15, 2014, 01:51:38 PM »
Braves fans after yesterday's game...


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« Reply #593: June 15, 2014, 01:59:04 PM »
Or SF after every inning the Nats don't score or yield runs.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #594: June 15, 2014, 02:00:42 PM »
Pedro Alvarez is awful at third base.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #595: June 15, 2014, 08:51:39 PM »
Trout clobbered a solo homer off of Minor.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #596: June 16, 2014, 01:16:20 AM »
Or SF after every inning the Nats don't score or yield runs.

Why jump out a window when you can just type "Game"

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« Reply #597: June 16, 2014, 01:30:29 AM »
Why jump out a window when you can just type "Game"

That's the internet equivalent. SF is like Kenny from South Park.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #598: June 16, 2014, 11:23:56 AM »
RIP Tony Gwynn.

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Re: MLB & Division Watching (2014)
« Reply #599: June 16, 2014, 11:29:14 AM »
RIP Tony Gwynn.
what???

EDIT: oh my gosh... died at 54 of cancer of the salivary gland.  :(