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by Jumbo » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:22 pm
by dazindiansfanuk » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:23 pm
by skatingtripods » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:24 pm
by Dellucci TailGator » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:24 pm
by Cerebral_DownTime » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:24 pm
by bookelly » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:25 pm
by dazindiansfanuk » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:26 pm
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:I don't think i've ever seen a pitch out with the bases loaded.
by RedDawg53 » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:28 pm
by Am I Here Again? » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:29 pm
by peeker643 » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:48 pm
Am I Here Again? wrote:I was hoping when Belcher went out to talk to Durbin he had a stun-gun with him. Looks like we're the ones who got shot. Damn. Can we DFA Durbin when Smith comes back???
by GodHatesClevelandSport » Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:10 am
by Rat_Tail » Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:56 am
by British_Pharaoh » Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:43 am
by gotribe31 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:38 am
British_Pharaoh wrote:I blame the bottom of the 12th on Manny Acta. Pitchouts in 1-0 counts and forcing your guy on the mound to pitch from behind when he's struggling to throw strikes.
by pup » Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:04 am
by gotribe31 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:22 am
by Lokais » Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:31 am
by pup » Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:49 am
Lokais wrote:So just to make sure we're all on the same page here. If some of you were the owner- of this team, you'd have signed Acta to a new 10 year contract two days ago and fired him today?
by WiscTribeFan » Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:02 am
Rat_Tail wrote:Like I said before, Acta shouldn't be bringing Durbin into any games that are even remotely close right now.Not bitter about being 8-4, but we had a legit shot at 9-3 until Durbin came in. No way in hell was he the best option.
by peeker643 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:44 am
by Jumbo » Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:45 am
pup wrote:The end of the first roadie of the season. Against a team that can pitch it pretty well. Hitters seemed to lose their discipline of the strike zone and started to press. A lot of pull happy swings as the game went on.It happens. Get back home. Get a good day of work in Friday during BP and come out ready to go.
by Jumbo » Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:50 am
peeker643 wrote:Despite how we see him he's still a young kid and this is the first 'epic' struggle he's seen at the dish (IIRC).
by motherscratcher » Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:00 pm
peeker643 wrote:If I'm questioning Acta on anything it's starting a struggling young catcher coming off reconstructive knee surgery and not giving Marson yesterday's start.Santana is about ready to grind the handle into sawdust and could have used the day off for sure. I know he has today but you could have bought him an extra mental health day and day to recover physically. Then to have that game go extras and be forced to stick with him because removing him eliminates another catching option behind Marson just compounded the issue.Despite how we see him he's still a young kid and this is the first 'epic' struggle he's seen at the dish (IIRC).Should given dude the day off and most of us said it before yesterday.The game itself was multiple little fundamental issues already discussed adding up to costing you runs on both sides of the scoreboard. That shit happens and good teams will limit the number of games in a season that it occurs.
by Erie Warrior » Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:21 pm
gotribe31 wrote: Manny Acta didn't tell Asdrubal to throw behind the runner for no reason and airmail the ball into the dugout.
by skatingtripods » Thu Apr 14, 2011 2:16 pm
by danwismar » Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:07 pm
by peeker643 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:10 pm
danwismar wrote:Santana is way too pull-happy, and teams are going to keep pitching him away until he starts going the other way with it.
by Rat_Tail » Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:07 pm
WiscTribeFan wrote:Rat_Tail wrote:Like I said before, Acta shouldn't be bringing Durbin into any games that are even remotely close right now.Not bitter about being 8-4, but we had a legit shot at 9-3 until Durbin came in. No way in hell was he the best option.Who was then?Germano and Herrmann have given up runs in just about every game they've pitched in, and you've got to keep Raffy Perez in tow in case you need to close the game out later. Realistically, he had no great options left, short of bringing in a starter to pitch an inning.Once he blew threw his top relievers (rightfully so) the Tribe was vulnerable, but he played it straight by putting a veteran out there rather than his long man or Herrmann who is struggling similarly.Rock and hard place.
by skatingtripods » Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:29 pm
Rat_Tail wrote:I think pure rage could've gone an extra inning. Durbin almost gave up a walk off HR to Hunter his first or second pitch. I mean, really? Time to move on though.
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