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#16 MichiganGoat

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 10:11 AM


F. Dick Tidrow

Did you just say "F Dick Tidrow?"

Whoa, buddy.

Someone is about to get stache slapped

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#17 fromthemitten

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 10:20 AM

Eh, probably Gregg. Downward movement and he could get a grounder.


With this year's AWESOME infield defense do we really want grounders?

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 10:41 AM



F. Dick Tidrow

Did you just say "F Dick Tidrow?"

Whoa, buddy.

Someone is about to get stache slapped


O.O
And that's a bad miss...

#19 Luke

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 10:44 AM


Eh, probably Gregg. Downward movement and he could get a grounder.


With this year's AWESOME infield defense do we really want grounders?


Actually, yes. Stewart and Rizzo are both better than average defenders on the corners, Castro's errors are from a lack of experience (which means he should be better this year), and odds are the ball isn't going to second anyway.

I'd rather have a grounder than see Soriano trying to come in on a line drive, watch Campana trying to throw home from shallow center, or be hoping against hope that Reed Johnson's back can hold up another twenty seconds.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 10:57 AM

I still hate LaTroy Hawkins with every fiber of my being. Hate him. God damn, this topic has made me angry. Damn. Damn. It's gonna be a terrible day. And it's all LaTroy Hawkins' fault. Damn him. Now I'm pissed. Fucking LaTroy Hawkins.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 11:00 AM



Eh, probably Gregg. Downward movement and he could get a grounder.


With this year's AWESOME infield defense do we really want grounders?


Actually, yes. Stewart and Rizzo are both better than average defenders on the corners, Castro's errors are from a lack of experience (which means he should be better this year), and odds are the ball isn't going to second anyway.

I'd rather have a grounder than see Soriano trying to come in on a line drive, watch Campana trying to throw home from shallow center, or be hoping against hope that Reed Johnson's back can hold up another twenty seconds.


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Posted 16 February 2012 - 11:45 AM

Closers are such a funny thing- cause they have to have mental game and the stuff. You've got guys like Kevin Gregg, who really isn't that good at pitching (4.72 ERA), and he just got stuck in the closer job, and you get about the results you expect (76% save conversion). But then there are guys like Hawkins, who are really good pitchers (2.76 ERA), but just couldn't get it done as a closer (69% save conversion).

Marmol used to just be a "really good pitcher," then he kind of drifted into the "can't get it done" category, and now I'm afraid he is slipping off into the "why is this guy a closer?" realm...

#23 cys_av8r

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:27 PM

I throw LaTroy out there and cover my eyes like I used to...

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:28 PM

F Dick Tidrow?! Nice knowing you, dude.


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Posted 17 February 2012 - 01:31 AM

I still hate LaTroy Hawkins with every fiber of my being. Hate him. God damn, this topic has made me angry. Damn. Damn. It's gonna be a terrible day. And it's all LaTroy Hawkins' fault. Damn him. Now I'm pissed. Fucking LaTroy Hawkins.


QFT

I could not even respond to this topic initially. Just seeing the name LaTroy Hawkins spurred me to throw my laptop out the window...
And that's a bad miss...

#26 Fishin Phil

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Posted 17 February 2012 - 03:48 PM

I still hate LaTroy Hawkins with every fiber of my being. Hate him. God damn, this topic has made me angry. Damn. Damn. It's gonna be a terrible day. And it's all LaTroy Hawkins' fault. Damn him. Now I'm pissed. Fucking LaTroy Hawkins.


TWC, old buddy, you really need to quit supressing your feelings. Please tell us how you really feel.
Please don't feed the psychos.




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