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#81 Carole Keller

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:28 PM

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heh ... ok ... I don't really follow hockey, either ... other than cheering for the Stanley Cup winners Chicago Blackhawks!
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#82 twinsnorth49

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:30 PM

heh ... ok ... I don't really follow hockey, either ... other than cheering for the Stanley Cup winners Chicago Blackhawks!


That's ok by me, Jonathan Toews is my favourite hockey player that doesn't wear a Jet jersey.

#83 Carole Keller

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:31 PM

That's ok by me, Jonathan Toews is my favourite hockey player that doesn't wear a Jet jersey.


Well, and to be honest ... I can only name two players on the team ... Sharp and Kane.
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#84 ashburyjohn

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:33 PM

1. Since Colabello can actually Colabber the ball when he actually hit's it, why not bat him cleanup and see what he can do?


You've put your finger on the problem: putting the ball in play. After his taking another third strike, I think he's high enough there at seventh. He takes enough walks to supplement the BA, his ISO is better than league average. But he needs to improve the batting average before you want him at cleanup.

#85 twinsnorth49

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:35 PM

Well, and to be honest ... I can only name two players on the team ... Sharp and Kane.


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#86 stringer bell

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:35 PM

You've put your finger on the problem: putting the ball in play. After his taking another third strike, I think he's high enough there at seventh. He takes enough walks to supplement the BA, his ISO is better than league average. But he needs to improve the batting average before you want him at cleanup.

He needs to improve contact to stay in the major leagues.

#87 Carole Keller

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:36 PM

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lol ... I told you I don't really follow hockey, but it was fun being here in Chicago and having a winning sports team for a change.
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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:37 PM

He needs to improve contact to stay in the major leagues.


True. Batting seventh is already nature's way of telling you that you'd better have a reason beyond your bat if you hope to continue collecting major league meal money.

#89 twinsnorth49

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:38 PM

Nice inning Andrew!

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:41 PM

Heads up play by Pedro there.

#91 stringer bell

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:42 PM

Flori-moan! C'mon Dick, quit calling for the bunt. A hit is far better than a bunt. Yes! It happened!

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:43 PM

Horrible call by Vavra there, I realize only 1 out but he was halfway home.

#93 stringer bell

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:45 PM

It cost a base there, but Florimon made the right play to come home. That was a sure DP otherwise and if Pedro doesn't come home, it is a runner on third and two outs.

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:45 PM

Nice call Vavs!

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 01:56 PM

He needs to improve contact to stay in the major leagues.


Perhaps, but Adam Dunn seems to have had a reasonably productive career (other than last of course) alternating between HRs and Ks. The B**ch Sox don't mind batting him 4th.

But then again we're talking about the B**ch-Sox

#96 stringer bell

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 02:02 PM

With nobody out and a ball hit in front of Florimon, I wasn't going to second guess Vavra, but that may be the story of the game. Jeez, this club is terrible with runners in scoring position.

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 02:08 PM

I'll repeat the prediction that a lead off single will result eventually in breaking the scoreless tie.

#98 stringer bell

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 02:09 PM

Just got that one in. Way to go Burton!

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 02:11 PM

sheesh
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Posted 08 September 2013 - 02:12 PM

Oopsie!