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#21 ScrapTheNickname

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:35 PM

The timing was all funky about that "

 

You gotta check the ball!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The timing was all funky about that protest.


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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:35 PM

Regardless if the ball hit the dirt or not... Vargas battled back very impressively from 3-0 against Mauer. Each pitch was about perfect.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:36 PM

Not sure.. received an ESPN alert to my phone telling me about 5 mins ago

 

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Lingering concussion symptoms.  They want him recovered for Arizona Fall League.

 

http://www.rotoworld...-out-for-season


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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:37 PM

You gotta check the ball!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Fine use of emotion with those exclamation marks, GCTF!  :)


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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:39 PM

Lingering concussion symptoms. They want him recovered for Arizona Fall League.

http://www.rotoworld...-out-for-season

What a year for our top prospects.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:39 PM

What's the point of having replay if that Mauer play can't be checked?  It's nearly impossible for the home plate umpire to see it hit the dirt, that's by far my toughest call...but you have to have something in place where that can be reviewed.  And then, why does that minor league misfit toss Gardy?  He didn't say anything wrong.

 

Doesn't excuse Mauer for swinging at such a crap pitch.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:40 PM

What's the point of having replay if that Mauer play can't be checked?  It's nearly impossible for the home plate umpire to see it hit the dirt, that's by far my toughest call...but you have to have something in place where that can be reviewed.  And then, why does that minor league misfit toss Gardy?  He didn't say anything wrong.
 
Doesn't excuse Mauer for swinging at such a crap pitch.


That's a good point... If they are going to review... That should be reviewed.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:42 PM

I don't ever recall Hammer trying for the extra base with the Twins.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:43 PM

2 zeros hung

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:43 PM

I thought Perez caught Mauer's foul tip cleanly, but the replay was inconclusive.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:43 PM

I don't ever recall Hammer trying for the extra base with the Twins.

And maybe him getting out there is why.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:45 PM

And maybe him getting out there is why.


It took a perfect throw... The best teams push it. The worst teams get called out.
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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:45 PM

Fine use of emotion with those exclamation marks, GCTF! :)

I was scolded yesterday for my lack of exclamation marks. Plus Gardy was coming through loud and clear on the radio broadcast.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:51 PM

It took a perfect throw... The best teams push it. The worst teams get called out.


This isn't coed softball! A non revere center fielder needs to make that throw every time!

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:51 PM

Bad at-bat for Plouffe. Pretty good one for Parm.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:54 PM

I thought Perez caught Mauer's foul tip cleanly, but the replay was inconclusive.

Blasphemer!

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:55 PM

This isn't coed softball! A non revere center fielder needs to make that throw every time!


But... they don't.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:56 PM

But... they don't.


I will also say I believe the rule of thumb is that you never make the first or third out at third base

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:57 PM

Nice play by Plouffe!

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:57 PM

Loving all these grounders for May