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    Quote Originally Posted by JB_Iowa View Post
    Seeing a little of everything here. Including a great catch there.
    Plouffe would have made it look easy.

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    1. Think about Johnny Cueto. He couln't quite put it together as a Twin and tonight, he still can't put it together.

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    How come these lineups aren't littered with guys who were playing in independent leagues last year?
    Chris Hermann solves everything. hat tip to jokin

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    Doesn't seem like the same game we've been watching.
    This comment brought to you from the Rosedale Mall studio by Hamm's Beer, brewed in the land of sky blue waters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Willihammer View Post
    1. Think about Johnny Cueto. He couln't quite put it together as a Twin and tonight, he still can't put it together.
    LOL, whut? If you're referring to Bert Cueto, whew, that goes back a ways.

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    I think I've seen that whiff before, though.

    C'mon Justin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GCTF View Post
    How come these lineups aren't littered with guys who were playing in independent leagues last year?
    Yeah, but we've the Reds' setup man, in Burton. They can just eat their hearts out. And if the Pirates need a #5 starter in this game, well, we've got theirs - too bad for them, no backsies.

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    Is Frankie going to implode in the 4th, like he did with us?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anorthagen View Post
    Is Frankie going to implode in the 4th, like he did with us?
    I looked up his career splits, and sure enough, the 4th inning was easily his worst.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
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    Quote Originally Posted by snepp View Post
    I looked up his career splits, and sure enough, the 4th inning was easily his worst.
    I don't keep up with the National League and was about to ask whether the Pirates lost any games this season, but this statistic gives me pause.

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    I guess we'll see now.

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    And here we go, HBP on an 0-1 count.



    I think that qualifies as an "oops."
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
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    Followed immediate by their first hit.


    Don't do it Frankie, don't do it.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
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    Followed by a steady diet of "good ****ing luck hitting this" pitches.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    Think about life without Brian.
    No, I'd rather not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IdahoPilgrim View Post
    Wow! Dozier has really let himself go in the off-season!
    Yeah, ugh, Willi's avatar hurts my eyes. Hmm ... I do have special powers now .. I could do something about it ... but won't.

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    Exhale.

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    Hernandez/Escobar for a guy starting the NL WC game.

    Seems fair.
    Every post is not every other post. - a wise man

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    Hernandez/Escobar for a guy starting the NL WC game.

    Seems fair.
    Now you dun it.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
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    Yep, just two starters on each roster I believe. GOing to be a lot of micromanaging from here on out.

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