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#21 milldaddy35

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:33 PM

I gotta go with Vargas hitting a curve.

A. He's surely seen one before
B. He's surely gonna see more of them as long as he keeps whiffing on em.

Has he taken a first pitch yet either?

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:35 PM

DOZIER!!!

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:35 PM

Schafer going yard in first AB, Im  putting money on it


BTW... I believe Schaefer did homer in his first major league at bat with Atlanta. I remember watching that game... I think it was to CF in Philly.

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:36 PM

Jesse Hahn -- Here's a guy who snuck up on a lot of people but I'm not so sure he should have snuck up anyone. He's from Groton Connecticut.
 

 

He almost certainly wasn't the best pitcher on his high school team, since he went to same school as Matt Harvey (and is only a few months younger.)  

 

I found a decent article here: http://sportzedge.co...-major-leagues/

 

From the article:  "So how do we describe it when two teammates from the same Connecticut high school team,Jesse Hahn and Matt Harvey, have made it to the bigs? It probably never happened before or will happen again"  

 

There were two from the same SE CT town fairly recently - Brook Fordyce and Pete Walker (now pitching coach for the Jays) are both from East Lyme, CT.  They would have gone to the same HS if Fordyce hadn't gone to the private Catholic school in the next town or if Walker had.  (Two of his three older brothers did.)

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:38 PM

I hate the new rule. That call against the Marlins a few days ago was jaw droppingly unfair.

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:38 PM

Sure looked to me like Suzuki whiffed on the tag. Still, let's not give it back.

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:40 PM

BTW... I believe Schaefer did homer in his first major league at bat with Atlanta. I remember watching that game... I think it was to CF in Philly.

yes he did.  http://mlb.mlb.com/n...t=.jsp&c_id=mlb

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:41 PM

Sure looked to me like Suzuki whiffed on the tag. Still, let's not give it back.


Shhhh... Quiet... Just walk away... Like nothing happened.

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:42 PM

Why doesn't Kurt bat higher in the order?

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:43 PM

did Escobar get new batting gloves?

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:45 PM

Jesse Hahn -- Here's a guy who snuck up on a lot of people but I'm not so sure he should have snuck up anyone. He's from Groton Connecticut.
 
 
He almost certainly wasn't the best pitcher on his high school team, since he went to same school as Matt Harvey (and is only a few months younger.)  
 
I found a decent article here: http://sportzedge.co...-major-leagues/
 
From the article:  "So how do we describe it when two teammates from the same Connecticut high school team,Jesse Hahn and Matt Harvey, have made it to the bigs? It probably never happened before or will happen again"  
 
There were two from the same SE CT town fairly recently - Brook Fordyce and Pete Walker (now pitching coach for the Jays) are both from East Lyme, CT.  They would have gone to the same HS if Fordyce hadn't gone to the private Catholic school in the next town or if Walker had.  (Two of his three older brothers did.)


Cool article... Very interesting.

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:46 PM

Schaefer was supposed to be a superstar coming thru the Atlanta Minors. Still a faint hope he can figure something out as an older dude.

We still learn stuff at our age... Don't we String.

(Pause) Umm... Well maybe not.Sure we learn stuff. It may be that Schaefer will be a good student with his career on the line.

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:48 PM

Sure looked to me like Suzuki whiffed on the tag. Still, let's not give it back.

They finally showed an angle that seemed to show he got him on the shoulder.  If they had challenged, we probably wouldn't have seen that angle until 10 minutes after the call was reversed.


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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:49 PM

did Escobar get new batting gloves?


Vargas stole his old pair. Escobar said... Hey those are... Oh... That's cool man.
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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:50 PM

Vargas stole his old pair. Escobar said... Hey those are... Oh... That's cool man.

Really?

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:52 PM

Really?


Sure... Right after Vargas said "Do you mind if I dance with your dates"?

One thing about me... I never make stuff up
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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:53 PM

Sure... Right after Vargas said "Do you mind if I dance with your dates"?

One thing about me... I never make stuff up

I was being sarcastic with the Really.  But they are new batting gloves aren't they?

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:53 PM

Sure... Right after Vargas said "Do you mind if I dance with your dates"?

One thing about me... I never make stuff up

Hey RB, you just hit 9000 posts

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:55 PM

I was being sarcastic with the Really.  But they are new batting gloves aren't they?


I didn't notice but based on the last at bat... He better have a different pair on for his next at bat.

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:56 PM

I didn't notice but based on the last at bat... He better have a different pair on for his next at bat.

Maybe we should get some new bats.

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