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by bookelly » Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:03 am
by bookelly » Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:36 am
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by Am I Here Again? » Wed Aug 21, 2013 7:13 pm
bookelly wrote:Very good baseball game by the Tribe tonight...they've dodged bullets like I dodge Mexicans on our freeways.
by dazindiansfanuk » Wed Aug 21, 2013 7:48 pm
by bookelly » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:47 pm
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by bookelly » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:12 pm
by Am I Here Again? » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:15 pm
by Prosecutor » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:40 pm
by skatingtripods » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:56 pm
Prosecutor wrote:Got a break with both Pujols and Trout out.
by Prosecutor » Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:14 am
by Larvell Blanks » Thu Aug 22, 2013 8:03 am
by skatingtripods » Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:08 am
Larvell Blanks wrote:pretty soon he'll pull a Pabo and only post when the Tribe loses
by skatingtripods » Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:16 am
Prosecutor wrote:Even Weaver hasn't been 100% since coming off the DL and he couldn't crack 90 mph all night.
by Dnthateonthepronk » Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:43 am
Prosecutor wrote:I hear ya Pods but I still believe that there's no way the Tribe wins that 14-inning game if either Albert or Trout or both were in the lineup. Either of those guys would have gotten another run home given 13 innings to work with. How many runners did they strand - 17?
by Prosecutor » Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:22 pm
skatingtripods wrote:Prosecutor wrote:Even Weaver hasn't been 100% since coming off the DL and he couldn't crack 90 mph all night.Weaver average fastball velocity by year:2006: 90.22007: 88.82008: 89.92009: 88.92010: 89.92011: 89.12012: 87.82013: 86.6You're acting like Weaver's been some hard throwing guy his whole career. 90-91 was about the top of his range when he was completely healthy. Less separation between his pitches, sure. But 2011 and 2012, he went 38-13 with a 2.59 ERA. 2.5 mph makes a difference, but he's always been a guy that mixes his pitches and isn't fastball-reliant.Has a 3.49 ERA since coming the DL on MAY 29, so it's not like he was just coming back from the DL and trying to find his mechanics. 85/23 K/BB ratio.Has he lost some of what he used to be? Probably, yes. Is he still a quality pitcher? Yes.
"I know Weaver's velocity is down after that injury, but that doesn't mean he has forgotten how to pitch," said Francona. "We had one really good inning, but we kept after him. We made him work really hard."
by Prosecutor » Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:32 pm
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