Re: 8/17/2012 Cubs at Reds
Originally Posted by _Sir_Charles_
2nd pitch right after a dinger, fastball right in the ribs. I'm sure it's possible it was just a bad pitch...but if it was, that's some pretty crummy timing for it.
The thing I'm wanting to go back and look at is whether or not Ludwick did anything to show up Wood on his HR trot or something. Anybody notice anything out of the ordinary?
~edit~ Just went back and re-looked at it, I sure didn't see anything "hot dog'ish" about anything. Either just a bad pitch, or an intentional plunking. Regardless of which it was, the Reds responded EXACTLY they way they should. On the scoreboard.
Ludwick is a Scott Rolen disciple. His home run trot is quick-paced and done in a way so as to not show up the pitcher.
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