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 Post subject: Re: April 1, 2013 Cubs (0-0) at Pirates (0-0) Opening Day
PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:12 pm 
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Pirates' hitters are cheating on the fastball and Jeff took advantage by getting Alvarez and Sanchez flailing at his slider. Good work by him.


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Well, at least Barmes knew enough not to hit into a double play with the pitcher up next. Nice job, Clint!


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Another leadoff hitter on. Another bunch of whiffs

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 Post subject: Re: April 1, 2013 Cubs (0-0) at Pirates (0-0) Opening Day
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Non-baseball fans have to hate this game. Almost an hour in and only two innings in the books. Very...slow...moving.

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When Samardzija's throwing that slider for strikes, he is TOUGH. He's mowin' 'em down now.


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Great job, AJ. 2nd and 3rd, nobody out and he Ks two and gets a groundout to get out of it. Veteran pitching, there.

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Excellent job by Burnett getting out of that jam.

And he's up to 9 Ks, by the way.


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Great job, AJ. 2nd and 3rd, nobody out and he Ks two and get a groundout to get out of it. Veteran pitching, there.


It helped that he faced Valbuena, Lillibridge, and Samardzija. I doubt he gets out unscathed if he was facing Castro, Rizzo, and Soriano. Still, good work.


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Nine strikeouts... but also 75 pitches through 4 innings. He won't see the seventh inning today.


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Walker robbed of a walk by 3B ump.

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Walker robbed of a walk by 3B ump.


That was a sh*tty call. He didn't break the plane.


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J_C_Steel wrote:
It helped that he faced Valbuena, Lillibridge, and Samardzija. I doubt he gets out unscathed if he was facing Castro, Rizzo, and Soriano. Still, good work.


You could say this about literally any pitcher facing literally any team's 7-8-9 hitters compared to their 2-3-4 when in a jam. What's the point.


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J_C_Steel wrote:
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Walker robbed of a walk by 3B ump.


That was a sh*tty call. He didn't break the plane.



Wasn't really even all that close.

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SUPERCHARGED APE wrote:
J_C_Steel wrote:
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Walker robbed of a walk by 3B ump.


That was a sh*tty call. He didn't break the plane.



Wasn't really even all that close.


It's been quiet. Third base ump wanted to make sure he got his TV time.

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J_C_Steel wrote:
It helped that he faced Valbuena, Lillibridge, and Samardzija. I doubt he gets out unscathed if he was facing Castro, Rizzo, and Soriano. Still, good work.


You could say this about literally any pitcher facing literally any team's 7-8-9 hitters compared to their 2-3-4 when in a jam. What's the point.


That's a REALLY bad 7-8-9. Maybe worse than the Pirates'.


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I don't care who the pitcher is. Our hitters look like $&!T

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SUPERCHARGED APE wrote:
J_C_Steel wrote:
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Walker robbed of a walk by 3B ump.


That was a sh*tty call. He didn't break the plane.



Wasn't really even all that close.


Computerized strike zones or umpires...

Let this guy call balls and strikes.

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 Post subject: Re: April 1, 2013 Cubs (0-0) at Pirates (0-0) Opening Day
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Looks like the same pirates team from late last year.

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Damn. Not looking good.


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