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  • in reply to: Is the Nationals pitching really that Good?? #111691
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    Baseball is very streaky and momentum based. We had it in 2011. We beat a superior pitching staff in Philly like we owned them. Maybe it is just Washington’s turn. I’m happy getting to NLCS this year.

    in reply to: Manager Openings #111689
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    Puggs, I miss those days some, especially that hot IRS agent some almost 10 years ago. But I got what I truly need now, and she is a Cards fan. Although I am a tad bit irritated with her appreciation of Molina and Matt Adams. That actually is very common down here in southern Missouri (Matt Adams love). The new Mr Perkins is due Nov 21st and I can’t be happier. I do miss insight from Jerry Modene.

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    This thread is really disheartening. We are exactly at the apex of where we hoped to be at the start of the year. We control our destiny in the NLCS. I am usually positive in my posting and I generally support Mo and I am quite happy with the results this year. I didn’t know if we were capable of advancing this far, but we have, without sacrificing our future at the trading deadline. At this point it is a crapshoot.

    in reply to: Manager Openings #110142
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    Pugs in the manager seat. I just want to finally see him in that pink shirt.

    in reply to: Trades not made – Wheeler, MadBum #100234
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    I’d have done Bader for Wheeler. If anything to try to keep the guys’ arms in the bullpen from falling off. Maybe Wheeler could have been resigned with a “try before you buy”

    in reply to: Mo's Cardinal Transactions #99546
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    I think you are referring to padres drafting Perdomo, not Peralta. Although Peralta thriving with the D-backs was unexpected after being released as a pitcher.

    in reply to: StL 2019 Game 91 thread: Sat 7/13 vs. D-backs #97859
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    Carpenter may loop them over there but he seems to always have just enough to get the runner. His range and instincts are not great. He is extremely streaky. I thought just before his extension that we played it perfectly. But those extra years were a horrible idea I thought then and looks proven now. With the comment about his mental toughness…I hope the rest of the crew picks it up and he turns into the guy that can really pile it on that he has been in the past

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    I would do that Greinke deal in a heartbeat. I don’t think Reyes is going to pan out and if he does I doubt he’ll ever pitch past the 6th inning in games. I’d include 2 of Thomas, Arozonena, Garcia, Capel, or Williams.

    in reply to: StL 2019 Game 90 thread: Fri 7/12 vs. D-backs #97584
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    I don’t have the numbers to back it up but my eyes told me Webb pitched well in games out of hand but tightened up in tough spots. Maybe go with a guy who pitched a lot in NYC. Or maybe front office wants to make voit trade look better.

    in reply to: StL 2019 Game 87 thread: Fri 7/5 at Giants #97046
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    Great for bullpen to get 2 innings each from Gallegos and Leone

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    in reply to: StL 2019 Game 87 thread: Fri 7/5 at Giants #97043
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    I thought I read the “Baker Bowl” was a huge park when I was younger.

    Edit: nope, dead wrong

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    in reply to: StL 2019 Game 87 thread: Fri 7/5 at Giants #97020
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    According to announcers, Kaufman and Comerica are the parks that would have contained the mighty Edman shot

    in reply to: StL 2019 Game 87 thread: Fri 7/5 at Giants #96997
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    This one could end up going until the sun comes up in sweet southern Missouri. The wife is snoring away while I am taking in the action. I fear I may brought bad karma by the first 2 laser beams to start the inning. Dickerson ties it 3-3 with Martinez still eyeing home plate in his tracks as that shot was gone before he had time to turn his head.

    in reply to: Minor league thread – Sat 6/15 #94828
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    It’s a good thing Mrs Perkins doesn’t read here. She doesn’t like hearing about the near misses of past near Mrs’s.

    in reply to: Minor league thread – Sat 6/15 #94551
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    On the redbird side, Kirtly hit it on the nose both times with a deep double to show. Toerner 0-2 striking out looking bad and a hard liner pulled right to first baseman. Think misies walked both times. Ascano rbi double and a gem in the field at SS. 3-1 good guys in bottom 4

    in reply to: Minor league thread – Sat 6/15 #94550
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    Hooks make Parsons throw a few extra pitches in the 4th but he is up to the challenge. 4ip, 5 hits, 0 walks, 69 pitches. Fastball now consistently at 89-90.

    in reply to: Minor league thread – Sat 6/15 #94548
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    Parsons gives up lead off home run in 3rd and retires next 3 without incident. He is attacking the plate all night, no nibbling so far.

    in reply to: Minor league thread – Sat 6/15 #94546
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    Parsons gives up 2 hits with one out before opening up his arsenal getting first pitch called strikes on off speed pitches before retiring both on soft contact. Radar gun more consistant at 92 on the fastball

    in reply to: Minor league thread – Sat 6/15 #94545
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    Parsons works around a one out double. Batters were not timing his pitches very well. 2 ground outs and a strike out. Velocity 92 to 95 if you trust the gun. He was pitching agressively. Carlson with a no doubter deep over center field wall to lead off Springfield

    in reply to: Minor league thread – Sat 6/15 #94504
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    I get to see Parsons pitch tonight in Springfield with the wife. Hoping the rain stays away.

    in reply to: StL 2019 Game 67 thread: Wed 6/12 at Marlins #94223
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    Think I read Urena not going to make this start. Ah yes. Urena to DL, Yamamota, who was acquired in Yelich deal penciled in to make is major League debut.

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    I think I remember a poster forecasting success for Cox saying he “liked Cox in the 2-hole” causing several off colour jokes.

    in reply to: StL 2019 Game 54 thread: Wed 5/29 at Phils #92138
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    Wow.

    in reply to: Watching our Farm System #87427
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    Indeed. We used to nominate posts of the week here. That was befitting.

    in reply to: StL 2019 Game 2 thread: Fri. 3/29 at Brewers #85060
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    The trivia question has me guessing Boris from Rocky and Bullwinkle

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